Verdant garden courtyards and endless shaded corridors unfold into the hacienda’s own Rancho Jabali, a 5,000-acre working ranch, presenting myriad possibilities for relaxation and adventure. In 1917 and again in late 1919, Don Meadows and Roch Bradshaw, two local students, visited the ruins to measure, photograph and study the site. From the moment you travel through the gates at the Hacienda de San Antonio, you feel transported to a time and place of utter elegance and charm. [9] The last burials were in 1939. The hacienda is a magnificent structure that has every detail attended to, from the beautiful vases full … The story of this highland paradise dates back to 1879, once the center of a coffee plantation so revered it was served in the New York Waldorf Astoria, and drank by the German Imperial family. According to the plaque, the base was furnished by the Placentia Round Table Club and supposedly contains some of the original adobe bricks from the hacienda structure[15] salvaged from the barranca where it was dumped. [2], The site of the hacienda is registered by the state as California Historical Landmark #226. There was also a harness maker, two shoe makers, a jeweler, and one plasterer as well as a carpenter and a blacksmith. Sign up to the Voyager Club newsletter for exclusive travel and vacation access. [4][14] All the adobe ruins and the remaining trees were torn down and deposited into a barranca nearby. It was dedicated on April 29, 1860[8] to San Antonio, patron saint of the Yorba household. [5] About 100 Gabrieleño Indians worked for Bernardo Yorba on the rancho,[4] living in a nearby village. A jail was located between the main residence and the schoolrooms. [11] In 1926 the property's owner, Samuel Kraemer, demolished the building to prevent further vandalism, and plowed in a new barley field on the site. Thank you! [11] Other names include San Antonio de Santa Ana or San Antonio de los Yorbas. San Antonio de Petrel's main activity that century was the animal breeding. Bernardo's remains, those of his second wife, and eight other Yorbas were re-interred there in 1923 when the Old Calvary Cemetery in Los Angeles was closed due to construction. Decorated with hand-made wool carpets from Oaxaca, European textiles and art pieces from the personal collection of the family, each room has its own character and color palette. The dark cellar below ground was called the 'dungeon' where criminals were locked up.[5]. Around the time of Bernardo's death in 1858, a small adobe chapel, Iglesia de San Antonio, was built about 1,000 yards southwest of the residence. Orange Bicentennial Commission. Always fresh Margaritas. [8], About the time the adobe chapel was built, a plot of land on the hill overlooking the hacienda to its southeast was set aside as the Yorba Cemetery. It was notable as the seat of the wealthiest member of the Yorba family and as … In the 1890s the adobe chapel was so weathered that a wooden church was built a few yards away on the west side. Whilst all Suites at the Hacienda have outside space, we love the Volcano Suites for their view towards the mighty Volcan de Colima. La Hacienda De Salud Owner's Association, Inc. is a Texas Domestic Non-Profit Corporation filed on January 10, 2003. Experience two distinct facets of Mexican culture at Cuixmala and our sister property, Hacienda de San Antonio, located just three hours drive away. [4] In 1842, Governor Manuel Micheltorena stayed at the Yorba homestead and supplied his soldiers with provisions from the ranch. On August 1, 1834, Mexican Governor José Figueroa granted to Bernardo Yorba 13,328 acres (53.9 km2) on the north side of the Santa Ana River,[2] about four miles upstream from the José Antonio Yorba hacienda "El Refugio" on Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana. Hacienda San Antonio. The marker faces south and is located on the northeast corner of Esperanza Road and Echo Hill Lane in Yorba Linda, at the entrance to the Fairmont Hill community.