Lieff Ranch is a rustic, elegant wedding venue located in Santa Ynez, California, just 35 minutes away from Santa Barbara. Nestled in the heart of the town’s beautiful natural valley, the 60-acre property boasts exceptional scenery and a secluded, romantic atmosphere. The ranch was originally built in the 1930s and used for cattle farming. Today, it emulates the tradition of Spanish and Mexican rancheros and features historic, bucolic buildings and pastures where couples can host unforgettable events.
Facilities and Capacity
Lieff Ranch offers a number of distinct, versatile event spaces that incorporate the venue’s natural beauty and vibrant Californian culture. You and your partner can share your special day on the grounds with up to 150 loved ones. If you’re dreaming of a rustic celebration with turn-of-the-century accents, the White Barn and Courtyard are ideal. The historic building’s high-pitched roof and wide double doors create a spacious atmosphere for any occasion. Its elegantly western ambience is complemented by a built-in wooden bar for you and your guests to enjoy. Adjacent to the interior site is an expansive, lush courtyard. With ample space for tented options and sunlit vineyard views, it allows you to extend your celebration into the warm breeze. Another outdoor option, the Event Lawn, is also available for open-air festivities. Framed by leafy trees, it offers a blank canvas that can be set up and decorated to align with your one-of-a-kind vision. Also on the property is the 8,000-square-foot Monterey Colonial homestead featuring two courtyards and a 77-foot pool which is ideal for private, intimate gatherings. No matter which event site you select, the manicured landscaping and eye-catching designs offer a unique, natural backdrop for photos.
When celebrating your big day at Lieff Ranch, the attentive team will be there to support you each step of the way. If you need assistance with the planning process, the venue is happy to provide a handpicked list of recommended vendors. The ranch is home to a number of classic vehicles, such as a Classic Rolls Royce Coupe from 1987, which can be used for any event or photoshoot on the property. Regardless of the season, you can incorporate a variety of unique activities into your special occasion. Wine tastings, flower arranging classes, swimming, tennis, restorative spa visits, and more can be arranged for you to enjoy in Santa Ynez.
Lieff Ranch Price Rates