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Over the weekend, two of our coordinators were treated to a weekend of gourmet dining, breathtaking views of the Santa Barbara skyline at the Abbey Estate and a handful of tours through newly acquired properties. Needless to say, we are positively thrilled to individually introduce each of these wonderful architectural gems.

Featured here is the Gridley Ranch located in Ojai, California. This beautifully cozy yet remarkable property is situated on 40+ acres of grasslands in the rolling California hills. The women of Estate Weddings and Events were greeted with sunshine, a light breeze sweeping from the West and a pocket full of freshly picked oranges. The property includes a poignantly aged barn, a series of guest cottages scattered about the land accessible via stone pathways, and a collection of tangerine, lemon, plum and nectarine trees to perfectly accent the surrounding grounds.

The main house, available for overnight rental, boasts two native stone fireplaces, intricately designed tile work and ornately crafted aesthetic details to evoke true California luxury.  The design innovatively combines the rustic wild West and the elegant simplicity of shabby chic luxury. The interior space is dripped in crisp white walls, couches and full lounge chairs accented by equestrian keepsakes, striking throw rugs and steer wall mounts. Elegant French doors open onto a wrap around porch with an outdoor barbecue as well as expansive fire pit, ideal for lazy afternoons peeling nectarines and gazing out at the beautiful rouge sky at twilight.

If you are interested in booking your next event at this serene Ojai retreat, give us a call and we would love to discuss the various ways this unbelievable property can be utilized. Whether you are looking for a weekend getaway with friends and family or the ideal backdrop to your dream wedding, the Gridley Ranch offers more than just a venue, it’s peace of mind.

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