Chris Cortazzo Presents $16 Million Thousand Oaks Oceanfront

Experience the relaxed lifestyle of this exclusive 26 acre equestrian property in the heart of Hidden Valley. This family retreat extends a warm welcome to guests, and beckons them outdoors to enjoy the natural beauty & privacy of the carefully executed landscaping & seating areas. Horsemen will appreciate the well appointed stables and riding facilities of this imaginative ranch retreat.

Stable amenities include six upgraded double size stalls with yoke openings, improved interior/exterior lighting and rubber aisle pavers. Four of the six stalls have in/out pipe corrals. Stalls can easily be divided to accommodate up to 12 horses. Other amenities include an upgraded fly spray system, fans and sound system. Custom cabinetry in cross ties, kitchen and tack room offer extra storage. Stable lounge includes radiant floor heat and an industrial washer and dryer set up is available. Training areas consist of five horse turn outs, along with new dressage and jumping arenas and an adjoining judges’ stand.

Environmentally conscious considerations are everywhere, from the planting of over 100 new trees along Hidden Valley Road to the use of recycled materials in construction and décor. Great care and planning has been taken to return the site to its original woodland origins by removing paved areas, clearing deadwood and old growth, removing water heavy shrubberies and replacing them with drought tolerant greenery. New trees include Evergreen Ash, Cedar, Pine and Sycamore and the ground’s history is preserved in the 100 year old grove of oak trees.

Water conservation is addressed by the upgraded irrigation system, complete with clocks, new valves and low flow sprinkler heads. A new well with pump house supplies the lower irrigation tank. The pump house has been soundproofed to maintain the peaceful atmosphere. Drainage issues have been corrected by reinforcing the creek bed to properly channel and contain water flow from the mountains.

Each of the eight contemporary farmhouse style cottages has its own style, and this celebrity compound is arranged to accommodate large or intimate gatherings. All cottages are outfitted with high end appliances such as Miele, Jenn-Air and Viking for the convenience of guests. Thoughtful decorating that incorporates both vintage and contemporary features suggests a relaxed, comfortable setting that has evolved over time.

Other onsite structures such as the windmill, tree house and yoga pavilion have been updated inside and out, and exude the same peaceful charm and respect for the past. The Art and Romantic Barns have kitchen facilities and radiant heaters. Both structures could serve for entertaining or as a studio/workshop area. The upgraded storage garage and hay barn have new interior lighting and paint. The office has laundry facilities for added convenience. The fenced in tennis court and basketball hoop offer more ways to relax and enjoy the company of others.

Hidden Valley is located midway between Los Angeles & Santa Barbara & minutes from Westlake Village & Sherwood Country Club.

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