Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures
Los Robles Ranch
Bouquet Canyon

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November 13, 2013 — Front gate to Los Robles Ranch at 36917 Bouquet Canyon Road.

The ranch was a Hollywood retreat for friends of actor Preston Foster (b. Aug. 24, 1900; d. July 14, 1970), who owned the property from 1935 to 1965.

Preston Foster

As of 2013 the property was listed for sale for $4 million. It last sold in 1987 for $550,000. The listing is for a 6,000-square-foot single-family home with 9 bedrooms and 7 baths on a 248.61-acre lot, with a built year of 1942.

The agent's description reads as follows:

Private ranch with Hollywood history, one hour from Beverly Hills. Three contiguous 80+ acre parcels located in Santa Clarita Valley, Los Robles Ranch was a playground for many movie star friends of Hollywood actor Preston Foster, who owned it from 1935 -1965. Guest quarters, western-themed entertainment lodge, pool, main house and two additional houses have been updated. There is no other available property so close to Los Angeles with this much usable acreage and structures, privacy, and expansive views of year round green mountains and blue reservoir. Raise your family with rural values and outdoor activities. Equestrian, hiking, bicycling, off-roading direct from the property, year-round stream with trout fishing minutes away, boating & golf nearby. Many income-producing possibilities - Vineyards, Organic Farming, Equestrian Facility, Film Location, Weddings, and more. Water rights and two wells. Commute distance: 15 minutes to Santa Clarita, 40 miles from Burbank/Glendale, 60 miles LAX. Possible Seller Financing. All or Part Available.

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Front Gate 2013

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