Ojai Valley Neighborhoods: Rancho Matilija
The Ojai Valley neighborhood of Rancho Matilija is located on Highway 150, approximately five miles from downtown Ojai and just 1.5 miles from the outdoor recreational activities offered at Lake Casitas. This prestigious gated community is bordered by hiking and equestrian trails and enjoys views of the Topa Topa Mountains, as well as the Ventura River Bluff. Homes for sale in Rancho Matilija are in high demand, and with only two to three Rancho Matilija homes typically on the market at any given time, this demand is sure to remain high well into the future.
A homeowners association and community regulations ensure that residents of this private community enjoy architectural harmony and beautiful landscaping throughout the neighborhood. Prospective buyers looking for homes in Rancho Matilija will also appreciate the wide, nearly traffic-free roads that make walking the dog, going for a morning jog, biking with children or taking an evening stroll a peaceful, enjoyable experience. And if you are looking for Ojai horse property, keep in mind that horses are allowed on designated parcels within the community.
This Ojai neighborhood features estate homes that appeal to those who appreciate the tranquility and privacy of a secluded, gated community in a country setting, and who also want to be within an easy drive of entertainment, shopping and dining options. With its location along Highway 150, Rancho Matilija is also ideal for those who need to commute to Ventura, Santa Barbara or the Los Angeles area for work. Residents traveling to Ventura or Santa Barbara will enjoy the opportunity to choose between nearby Highway 33, which leads to Highway 101, or taking country roads that gently curve through the hills as they pass ranches and orchards on the way to their destination.
If you are looking for a custom home set on acreage that provides the ease and privacy of country living just minutes from downtown Ojai -- and just a short drive to Ventura or Santa Barbara -- the spacious, elegant estates of Rancho Matilija are an option that should not be overlooked.
Nora specializes in finding local and out-of-town home buyers the perfect Ojai horse properties or luxury Ojai estates to suit their needs. As a previous Rancho Matilija property owner, Nora is well acquainted with this gated community. Contact her to find out more about Ojai homes for sale in Rancho Matilija.