When you are a vintner, your luxury real estate needs to accommodate your unique lifestyle. Suffice it to say that the best place to search for your property is the West Coast, where vineyards are expansive, gorgeous, scenic and complete with a home fit for a vintner.
From a Saint Helena vineyard estate, created from Captain Thomas Amesbury’s 1886 pre-prohibition stone winery to a postcard-perfect Italian-style estate overlooking the Pacific Ocean, here are five dreamy vineyard properties that could be yours right now:
1 of 5 | Gleason Napa Valley Compound
Built in 2009, this immaculate property boasts designs by Rela Gleason throughout the expansive 8,800-square-foot home, which also includes all of the modern luxuries vintners expect, such as a living and dining salon, cook's kitchen with lounge, massive rooms and a library. Three interlocking pavilions - one of which being the main living residence - make it hard to run out of things to do inside, but you will have 40 acres of majestic Napa Valley land to tend to as well. This particular property is versatile with respect to the types of grapes you can grow, and has olive groves near the main residence for you to tinker with.
$21,500,000 | 777 Lommel Rd, Calistoga, CA 94515 | View Listing
2 of 5 | Historic Napa Valley Estate
Want a property fit for a history-loving vintner? Well, look no further than this historic Napa Valley estate, which was built atop Captain Thomas Amesbury's pre-prohibition stone winery dating back to 1886, but has all of the modern amenities you have come to love and enjoy. With stunning views of the Mayacamas Mountains, 10 acres of fertile land, a tennis court, Walter Guthrie-designed gardens and an inviting pool, you will be the best host in town. More than 7 acres of the land are perfect for growing Merlot grapes, and you will have an olive oil-producing grove to boot. The 7,000-square-foot home brings in tons of natural light, and countless rooms to relax in after completing work on the vineyard.
$15,000,000 | 1777 Inglewood Ave, Saint Helena, CA 94574 | View Listing
3 of 5 | Italian Vineyard Estate
The breathtaking Italian vineyard estate located in Montecito is among the most coveted in all of California, as it has nearly 56 acres of lush, gorgeous land perfect for growing Grenache and Pinot grapes thanks to its 1,200-foot elevation above sea level. Roughly 5 acres of the land is dedicated to grape growing and bottling, but what really sets this property apart from the rest is its views of the Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands and Santa Barbara Harbor. In fact, it is one of the only ones that faces the coast in the area. The Italian Villa-style home, constructed by legendary architect Don Nulty, boasts all of the modern amenities necessary to feel comfortable after a long day on the vineyard and entertain guests.
$12,500,000 | 3578 Toro Canyon Park Road Santa Barbara, CA 93108 | View Listing
4 of 5 | Timeless Sonoma County Vineyard Estate
This timeless Sonoma County vineyard estate is nestled in the gorgeous landscape of Wine Country, and exudes the taste and aesthetic of Old World villas with emerald ivy-draped walls, barrel-tiled roof lines and Venetian plaster surfaces. The quaint yet luxurious 5,500-square-foot home sits on 23 acres of spectacular land incudes 60 olive trees, a family fruit orchard, 7 acres of Syrah and 3 acres of Zinfandel. A vintner that wants to live a quiet, fulfilling life on a vineyard will fall in love with this property. Additionally, it is 100-percent powered by two wells and solar panels, has a Tesla powering station and the right conditions for growing organic wine, making it a perfect choice for environmentally conscious growers.
$8,850,000 | 2985 Wild Turkey Run,Glen Ellen, CA 95442 | View Listing
5 of 5 | Custom-built Santa Ynez Valley Ranch
This estate is located in the beloved Santa Ynez Valley, and designed in the style of Texas ranches to bring out the natural beauty of the property. With more than 26 acres of beautiful, fertile land surrounded by Happy Canyon, the Roblar Corridor and mountain ranges, you will have plenty of space to spread out. If you prefer to cultivate Syrah, this estate is for you, as it boasts more than 16 acres of award-winning grapes from this variety. Of course, you will need a space to entertain all of your guests, and the ranch home is perfect, as it includes a wine cellar and tasting room, gourmet kitchen, red cedar posts and beams, fire places and much more.