Property Details

Debbie Reynolds’ Family Ranch

4124 N Ryan Road, Creston, California

Offered at $4,200,000

Own a slice of Hollywood history with the family ranch of mother/daughter movie icons Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher and actor/producer Todd Fisher. Surrounded by vineyards and rolling hills, the Debbie Reynolds’ family ranch is a sprawling self-sustaining property on 44± usable acres. Located in the picturesque rural town of Creston in San Luis Obispo County, Freedom Farms is within the Paso Robles American Viticulture Area (AVA) on California’s central coast.

Showcasing a main home with 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, custom theatre, library, gym, aviary, elevator, and large deck with pool, this unique property also includes a guest house, 2 caretaker’s quarters, art studio, custom barn and 2 large metal buildings. A 10,000 sf building includes offices, warehouse, and workshops, while a 6,000 sf insulated building with loading dock is currently used as a private production facility. The ranch also includes a spring-fed fishing pond, 8-stall equestrian barn, 3 irrigated pastures and 3 RV hook-ups. The self-sustaining ranch includes a 12 KW tracking solar power facility, solar-powered gravity fed irrigation system with 4 wells, 25,000 gall. of water storage tanks, Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) and back up diesel power generators.

Enjoy panoramic views of vineyards, rolling hills, wildlife and gorgeous California sunsets. Located less than 20 mi. from the municipal airport and 35 mi. from the regional county airport, you can relish in this incredible property and all its opportunities.


  • Originally 1,637 square feet; built in 1994
  • Addition 4,479 square feet; built in 1999
  • 6 Bedrooms (including 2 Master Bedrooms),  5 Bathrooms
  • Approximately  7,800 square feet of interior living space* (per seller)
  • Elevator
  • 12 zones of geothermal heating & cooling systems
  • Instant hot water
  • Radiant floor heating
  • Central server music system
  • Central DTV whole house 10 zone DVR system
  • State of the art Lightolier Brilliance lighting control system throughout with wireless presets+ remote controls
  • 4K movie theatre; currently seats 20 people
  • 12’ Stewart screen
  • EAW Surround Sound Speaker System
  • Projection Room with 4K Black Magic Server and Emotiva AV 4K Preamp Processor and related theater equipment
  • DVD storage shelving for 5,500 DVD/Blu-Ray discs
  • Library with custom book and gun cabinets with shelves
  • Gym/Exercise Room with wet bar and steam shower
  • Entertainment Lounge area with pool table and custom wet bar
  • Large 500 square foot basement with mechanical room, control systems and additional storage
  • Entire house is on a slab
  • Attic with crawl space
  • Seismically engineered to withstand highest earthquake standards
  • Roof is bolted down with steel strapping
  • Marine plywood on exterior of house



  • Raised platform area with custom Oak cabinetry with glass fronts; currently used as music area
  • Custom Koa wood entry door
  • Saltillo tile flooring throughout
  • Coat closet off entry



  • Country kitchen
  • 3 skylights
  • Built-in breakfast booth
  • Wolf® commercial gas range; 2-burner with 36” grill & hood
  • Double door Samsung® refrigerator and 2 commercial SubZero®
  • KitchenAid® dishwasher
  • Jenn-Air® microwave
  • Distressed Pine wood cabinetry
  • Saltillo tile flooring
  • Double sink with views of pasture
  • Tiled countertops
  • Pull out drawers as well as lazy Susan corner cabinet
  • Expansive pantry with utility sink
  • Door providing access to rear deck



Dining Room

  • Arched entry
  • Knotty-Pine wood ceiling with custom crown molding
  • Saltillo tile flooring
  • Double French doors leading to guest house
  • Located adjacent kitchen allowing for effortless flow



  • Arched wood entry door salvaged from San Miguel Mission
  • Knotty-Pine wood ceiling with recessed lighting
  • Saltillo tile flooring
  • TV entertainment niche
  • Extensive built-in custom Knotty-Pine wood cabinetry & bookshelves and custom gun cases
  • Two doors with access to front porch
  • Located off kitchen and dining room


Lounge Area

  • Arched entry
  • Saltillo tile flooring
  • Pool table
  • Wet bar with custom Oak cabinetry, Corian counter top, wine fridge, wine bottle storage & seating for four


Living Room

  • Wood burning/gas starter fireplace with granite surround & hearth
  • Saltillo tile flooring
  • Two sets of sliding glass doors leading to guest house
  • Located immediately upon foyer entry



  • Koa wood double entry doors
  • 12’ screen by Stewart
  • Seating for 20; features chairs and couches plus 4 theatre seats
  • EAW Surround Sound Speakers (Eastern Acoustic Works Speakers)
  • Elaborate lighting system plus recessed lighting
  • Theatre floor lighting
  • Sound proof walls
  • Separate projection room with 4k Black Magic Server and Emotiva AV 4K Preamp Processor and additional control systems
  • DVD storage for 5,500 DVD’s of Blu-Ray’s
  • Located off living room


Exercise Room

  • Four sets of sliding glass doors with access to bird aviary
  • Wall of mirrors for dance or exercise
  • Saltillo tile flooring
  • TV system in place
  • Access to pool bath
  • Wet bar with granite countertops & a pass-thru window to outside rear patio
  • French doors leading to rear patio area and swimming pool


Pool Bathroom

  • ¾ bathroom
  • Single basin vanity
  • Tile flooring
  • Steam shower
  • Access to exercise room  as well as rear patio & swimming pool


Bird Aviary

  • Radiant heated floors to keep birds (or other pets) warm
  • 3 X 22
  • Located off exercise room


 Upper Level

Master En Suite 1

  • Knotty-Pine 14’ vaulted wood ceiling with exposed beams
  • Unique propeller ceiling fan
  • Gas starter fireplace with wood mantle
  • Tongue and groove 2 x 6 Knotty Pine flooring
  • Three sets of French doors leading to wrap-around balcony with pastoral views


Master En Suite Bathroom

  • Full bathroom
  • Knotty-Pine vaulted wood ceiling with exposed beams
  • Dual basin vanity, tile counters/backsplash
  • Jetted tub with rain shower head & window views
  • Tongue & groove 2×6 Knotty Pine flooring
  • Mirrored closet doors
  • Expansive walk-in closet with built-in organizing system
  • Wrap-around balcony with pastoral views
  • Privacy toilet room with bidet



  • Furnace closet
  • Storage closet
  • Linen closet
  • Saltillo tile flooring
  • Two large skylights
  • Hanging chandelier


Guest En Suite

  • Views of rear yard
  • Bamboo flooring
  • Walk-in closet
  • Lofted area
  • Door with access to private full bath


Guest En Suite Bathroom

  • Full bathroom
  • Shower over Jacuzzi bathtub with tile surround and bench
  • Single basin vanity
  • Tile flooring
  • Views of rear yard


Guest Bedroom

  • Views of front yard
  • Carpeted flooring
  • Closet
  • Access to balcony
  • Easy access to guest bath


Guest En Suite

  • Views of front yard
  • Slate tile flooring
  • Mirrored closet doors
  • Lofted area
  • Access to balcony
  • Door with access to ¾ guest bathroom


Guest Suite Bathroom

  • ¾ bathroom
  • Slate tile flooring
  • Dual basin vanity
  • Walk-in tiled shower with tiled walls, bench & glass door enclosure
  • Access to guest bedroom
  • Access to hallway


Guest Bedroom

  • Views of rear yard
  • Carpeted flooring
  • Mirrored closet doors
  • Lofted area
  • Access to balcony
  • Easy access to ¾ bath across hall


Master Suite 2

  • Vaulted ceiling
  • Carpeted flooring
  • Sitting area
  • Walk-in closet
  • Elevator shaft (currently used for storage)
  • Alcove kitchenette area with refrigerator and built-in cabinetry
  • 3 sets of sliding glass doors leading to private balcony with views of rear patio area & swimming pool


Master Bathroom 2

  • Full bathroom
  • Marble flooring
  • Dual basin vanity
  • Hydro Systems deep jetted soaking bathtub
  • Walk-in tiled shower with marble walls


Guest House

  • 2 bedroom, 1 bath
  • Kitchen features tile counters, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, gas range & breakfast bar
  • Located at the rear of main residence
  • Laundry room with washer & dryer


Caretaker’s Quarters 1

  • 3 bedroom, 2 bath with mudroom
  • Located at the rear of the property near the pastures


Caretaker’s Quarters 2

  • 2 bedroom, 2 bath double wide
  • Located at the rear of property near pastures


Studio 32 Production Facilities

Stage Features

  • 6,000 sq. ft. (60’ x 100’)
  • 4×4 lighting grid at 24’
  • Extensive lighting and grip package
  • Acoustic sound walls and ceiling
  • Quiet portable air conditioning system
  • 24 channel ETC dimmer control system
  • 400 amp 3 phase electrical service
  • 5-14’ vertical x 12’ drive-in loading doors
  • Engineered for connection to other building
  • 75’ loading dock with 10” steel face plate and Loading Bumpers and Leveler
  • Wireless internet connectivity
  • Clear Com Communications system throughout facility
  • Connection to main Telephone System
  • Interconnectivity to provide live distribution via satellite or fiber
  • Emergency exits and Emergency lighting
  • Interior Overhead Lighting and Loading Dock Lighting
  • Smoke and fire monitored system
  • Stage and Production Equipment not included

*Call broker to inquire pricing regarding studio production equipment

Main Stage and Main Production Support

  • 10,000 square foot facility

First Level

  • Reception Office, Makeup, Hair Work Shop with Air Conditioning
  • 2,500sq. ft. Storage and Wardrobe and Prop Area with Air Conditioning
  • 3,000sq. ft. complete metal, wood and automotive workshops with 12K Auto Lift and ½ bath
  • Portable Movin’ Cool System
  • 20’ pallet storage shelving systems
  • Emergency exits and lighting
  • Smoke and Fire Monitored Systems
  • Interior overhead lighting and loading area lighting
  • Electric car, GEM Cars, and Forklift Charging Stations

Second Level

  • Audio and video post-production  rooms consists of:
  • Edit Bay One, Audio Studio, Visual Effects, Central Machine Room
  • Small equipment workshop, Planning and scheduling rooms
  • Offices/meeting room with full bathroom
  • Upstairs facilities fully air conditioned
  • 1,500 sq. ft. upstairs storage not Air- Conditioned



  • Large building with huge loft area
  • 55’ long x 42’ wide
  • Huge wood-beam barn


*All information provided by seller. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Seller to verify independently.  Seller to provide list of exclusions.
*All film and television production items will be retained by seller unless buyer wants to purchase separately
*Disclosure of Creeks

Represented by Linda Wilson, Broker/Owner Lic. #01045160
Wilson & Co. Sotheby’s International Realty
c 805.801.3232           o 805.543.7727           f 805.543.7070
3590 Broad Street, Suite 130, San Luis Obispo, CA  93401

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