The Tastemakers: Wine Country’s Most Beautiful Homes
November 12, 2021 | Source: Compass California Real Estate Blog
Owning one’s very own California vineyard is the quintessential farm-to-table fantasy. An entertainer’s paradise, a wine country estate offers tranquil panoramas of verdant grapevines surrounded by magnificent mountainscapes, enjoyed from luxurious indoor and outdoor living spaces, while imbibing the homemade nectar of the gods.
Let’s toast these unparalleled oenophile edens, where the premier craftsmanship and sophisticated lifestyle are as perfectly balanced as the most iconic California wines.
This near Cult Status 34 acre, 3 parcel estate has slightly under 8 acres of vineyard planted with the potential to add 2 more acres. The owners have been producing wine made by acclaimed winemaker Heidi Barrett for 24 years on this prized Howell Mountain estate.
Carefully tended Cabernet Sauvignon vines surround this striking residence. On the market for the first time, 40-acres of vineyard surround the home along the banks of Bidwell Creek, creating a rare opportunity for a luxurious wine connoisseur to experience life at its most prestigious.
Resting on one of Woodside’s most coveted streets, this private, three-story Tuscan retreat includes hand-finished, French tile floors and glass walls, creating a seamless transition to the outdoors. With a Western Hill backdrop, gentle waterfalls and ponds, the lavish natural amenities include over 250 roses, raised vegetable beds, and an orchard.
The grounds are graced with a heated swimming pool and exquisite mature landscaping, reminiscent of English gardens with lush green plants that have expansive displays of white blooms, and thoughtfully sited vegetable and rose gardens, creating a luxurious and tranquil estate.
Home to iconic wine brands such as Opus One and Screaming Eagle, Villa Mille Rose is undoubtedly one of the most magnificent estates located in Napa Valley’s world famous Oakville. This exclusive compound offers farm-to-table, country-living at its finest, with over 19 acres that include vineyards, olive orchards, and vegetable gardens.
Green Gables Estate, an architectural, natural, and historic treasure, redefines luxury. Remarkably situated in the heart of Silicon Valley, seven homes are situated on 74 private acres, all of which feature breathtaking panoramic views of California’s Pacific Coast range.
Privately located in prestigious Monte Sereno, this magnificent property offers total privacy with views of the Silicon Valley and surrounding mountains. The expansive, manicured grounds include rose gardens, knot gardens, topiary, an orchard, a bass pond and a maze.
A once-in-a-lifetime family vineyard estate opportunity awaits in wine country. Located minutes from the Sonoma Plaza, the 187-acre +/- property includes a magnificent Stone House with commanding views of rolling hillsides, vineyards, and San Francisco Bay.
This breathtaking property was meticulously designed by the owners and the renowned architect Sandy Walker with the intention to frame each window with a glorious reflection of the seasonal natural beauty of the land.