Privacy, luxury, and sustainability are paramount on this hilltop estate in Escondido. The 290-acre property includes multiple homes, outbuildings, orchards, and farmland spread out over 24 separately deeded lots. There are so many options here! You can keep this sanctuary all to yourself or develop the land to create a hilltop subdivision. This property would also make a wonderful corporate retreat, event center, or vacation resort. In fact, the previous owners invested $2M+ creating 15-25 ft. wide concrete roads throughout the ranch, making every acre accessible.
The property sits so high up, you can enjoy 320-degree views of the Pacific Ocean and 40 miles of coastline. Incredible! And the view will never change, as the property is surrounded by 3000+ acres of dedicated undeveloped land and steep terrain that ensures maximum privacy.
The main villa includes 6-bedrooms, vaulted ceilings, and lots of natural light. The exterior is an entertainer's dream, with a resort-style pool+hot tub and a covered upper deck, where you can enjoy those spectacular views. At night, you can see the twinkling lights of the city down below.
In addition to the main house, there are 7 other established estates on the property. Many sit off the grid and are powered by the sun. As for water, the property offers 5 large water storage facilities, wells, and high-capacity municipal water connections, as well as transfer pumps and distribution infrastructure. Water is vital for the agriculture on this property, and there is massive infrastructure in place to keep crops watered on schedule. In fact, everything you need to maintain a successful farm is included in the sale, from trucks and trailers to tractors, storage containers, greenhouses, and equipment.
The 5 greenhouses utilize reliable well water and the property includes income-producing avocado & citrus groves, with the following crops available too: mangos, cumquats, limes, several varieties of oranges, Macadamia nuts, loquats, figs, tangerines, grapefruits, cherimoyas, persimmons, Asian pears, watermelons, grapes, pomegranate apples, peaches, and sugar cane. All mineral and water rights convey with the property, the crop yields from the farm can also create an excellent tax shelter! Wildlife in & around the pond includes ducks, geese, turtles, and fish.