Painted Hills Ranch
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Painted Hills Ranch
7400 Collier Canyon Rd., Livermore
The treasure of this country estate is its natural charm, beauty and tranquility! The 81 acres are nestled on a town to country road just 4 miles from Highway 580/84 junction. Bordered by the Doolan Canyon Regional Preserve, Painted Hills is host to horses, cows, walking & equestrian trails, hay fields, a seasonal pond, a large lighted outdoor arena, and a magnificent 10-stall wooden barn complete with indoor arena. An equestrian center or event venue would be an ideal use for Painted Hills.
The home features a California great room with a central fireplace & 5 exterior doors to a wraparound patio with panoramic views of Mt. Diablo, Morgan Territory and the Livermore Valley. It has a luxurious master bedroom suite with patio access, a walk-in closet and large soaking tub, two en-suite bedrooms, an office/4th bedroom with a separate entrance, and a powder room. There are slate and travertine stone floors throughout the home and there is a geothermal heating and air conditioning system (bathroom floors have radiant heat). There is also a large 3-car attached garage and over 1,000sf of patio space.
From the porches of this home you can watch the sun rise and set as the shadows steal across the majestic landscape. There are native & rose gardens, and a tequila agave field that surround the house. Over 30 acres are planted with oat hay.
A perfect place for entertaining and hosting, Painted Hills has more than a mile of improved roads. The massive 84’ x 70’ wooden barn, built using PG&E power poles, telephone poles and beams from a fire damaged school gym, is equipped to host 200 persons and has hosted numerous barn dances, weddings and fundraisers.
Various storage houses, RV garage, haybarn, chicken coop, and a caretaker two bedroom home are also located on the acreage. Planted by hand are producing pear, plum, fig, pomegranate, apricot, persimmon, nectarine, orange, lemon, lime, olive, walnut and almond trees along with scattered vegetable gardens and yielding grape vines.
A tracker solar system starts producing electricity at the rising of the sun until it sets giving you enough electricity to provide for the electric needs (PG&E bill is ~$100/mo.). Painted Hills is part of the Williamson Act which regulates the taxes to be minimal. There is a 100’ deep well that pumps ~700 gallons/day into a 3,600 gallon tank. There two 5,000 gallon tanks for the fire department.
Painted Hills is ideally located between Livermore and Danville's Blackhawk Plaza. It is also near Dublin, Pleasanton and BART stations and is less than an hour from Oakland or San Francisco. Several medical centers and hospitals are just minutes away. The view and location are completely country but you are minutes from urban amenities!
Painted Hills Ranch is located between Livermore and Blackhawk Plaza and less than an hour from San Francisco.
Livermore real estate is increasing in demand as the area is quickly making a name for itself with its burgeoning wine country and revitalized downtown. Founded in 1869, Livermore is California’s oldest wine region, framed by award-winning wineries, farmlands, and ranches. With a population of over 80,000 residents, the city of Livermore is the easternmost city in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Protected by the coastal range, Livermore’s mild climate and location invite a more relaxed, less-congested lifestyle. Historic downtown Livermore is enjoying a renaissance as the city’s pre-eminent shopping, dining, entertainment, and cultural district, with a 10-screen cinema and a 500-seat performing arts center. Residents can easily visit world-class wineries, take a hike, or play a round of golf -- just minutes from downtown. Locals and visitors enjoy wine tasting at over 45 flourishing wineries. Wente Vineyards, founded more than 125 years ago, is the country’s oldest, continuously operated family-owned winery. Concerts at Wente Vineyards offer stellar performances by top-name headliners in a spectacular vineyard setting. San Francisco Premium Outlets is home to over 120 premium factory outlet stores, including Banana Republic, Barney’s, Cole Haan, J.Crew, Neiman Marcus, and Nike.
Blackhawk Plaza, a shopping, dining & entertainment destination, features an aquatically terraced plaza with trickling duck-friendly ponds. Popular establishments include Draeger's Market, Blackhawk Grille, Blue Gingko, Prickly Pear Cantina, Crunch Fitness and Anthropologie.
Blackhawk Automotive Museum, a Smithsonian affiliate, exhibits automotive treasures from around the country.