Art collectors and lovers of classic California architecture and midcentury modern furniture will appreciate this extensive look at architect Cliff May’s Alisal Ranch, a classic ranch style home, which just went on the market with an asking price of $1,750,000 (long since sold). Filled with Eames classics and Nelson lamps, these 34 images of the home’s interior and exterior will get any art and architecture fan salivating.
Cliff May Alisal Ranch
Cliff May, known as the father of the California Ranch Home, was the architect of the Alisal Ranch in the incomparable Santa Ynez Valley, which is now on the market after an extensive renovation by the current owner, architect Barry Berkus.
Timeless, but not dated, the 4,388 sq. foot four bedroom, five bathroom home situated on 1.6 acres is located outside of Solvang, CA and has light-filled interiors, an open floor plan, four fireplaces, a large pool with overhang and an interior ceiling made of grape stake.
The Living/Dining/Great Room:
The Kitchen with Nelson Bubble lamps, Thermador range and Viking wine cooler:
Bedrooms and baths (including a Japanese style soaking tub by Ofuro):
The classic mid-century style ranch home is set on a high hill within the preserved 10,000 acre Alisal Ranch and is surrounded by verdant mountain and hillside vistas.
The pool area with overhang and outdoor barbeque:
A meticulous restoration with careful updating and special lighting to accommodate an art collection will please both the sophisticated art collector, as well as the architectural aficionado.
Numerous built-ins are perfect for showcasing art, books and collectibles:
To inquire about the home or schedule a viewing, contact
Crosby Doe Associates, Inc.
Cliff May, Architect
Address: 3130 Oxbow Place, Solvang, CA 93463