"Walking around the estate, it's hard not to fall in love with the history, the building and the views across the rolling green hills to the ocean beyond."
As you drive onto the road ajoining the estate, as you look up you cannot help but see the white house called locally, "Solar Branco." Imposing on the landscape, it commands a view over the grren hills opposite to the ocean beyond. In an area that would have been one of the main citrus growing areas. Now being restored to its former glory.
We saw the house in March 2018, after a long search of many other properties. On a beautiful sunny day, the house had put on the best show for us. We saw the condition, but we also saw the potential. The views over the rolling green hills to the blue ocean beyond told us that this was the place to be. And that was before Ali found out that the house contained a library (turned into the original gin library.) The estate was sold that day and so began a 3 year plan to restore Solar Branco to its former glory.
The estate will open in 3 phases:
Involves planning and
We will build our house, the ruin and the main Solar
Event and weddign space as well as the 3 pig sty's
More details coming soon.