GLEN ELLEN VILLA
5,000± SF • 14.7± Acres • $5,850,000
This architecturally designed European villa and guest house offers Mediterranean exteriors and classic, contemporary interiors. The estate rests upon magical Sonoma Mountain with exceptional panoramic views of Sonoma Valley and the Mayacamas Mountain range. Nestled on approx. 14.7 acres, this handcrafted Glen Ellen home is surrounded by a producing vineyard and masterfully designed landscaping including an olive grove and fruit trees. The entry is through old world style hand-wrought iron electric gate flanked by stone columns, natural vines and majestic oaks.
Entry to the approximately 5,000 sq. ft. main home is through a gated citrus and garden courtyard with fountain and into a formal entry hall with a glimpse of the views. The main level features a grand formal living room, large media room with built-ins, large den with door and a fabulous family room comprised of kitchen with island and walk-in pantry and dining room with fireplace. An elegant staircase featuring antique wood steps and handmade wrought iron railing leads to the second floor with sumptuous master suite, adjoining terracotta view patio and a large library with a half bath. The staircase leads to the third level which is the view tower - although views and vistas can be had from nearly any place in the home. All interior and exterior walls consist of custom color integrated stucco. The flooring is imported French limestone with radiant heat; there is air conditioning and an array of custom, oversized doors and windows providing an abundance of natural light. Limestone flooring continues to the exterior covered verandas seamlessly bringing the outdoors in. Other interior features include: Hand crafted solid oak doors, 3 fireplaces with custom mantles, and cathedral ceilings with natural wood beams, recessed lighting, surround sound, hand-made wrought iron light fixtures, custom bathroom fixtures and exquisite marbles and tile, cast and copper sinks, custom cabinetry and more.
Step outside for the finest Wine Country outdoor living available. The sundrenched pool with natural coral stone surround and automatic cover is surrounded by natural stone and overlooks the vineyard with breath taking views of the valley. There is a tile outdoor shower and a changing room with terracotta floor. Entertaining is a delight with the outdoor concrete kitchen with wood burning pizza oven just aside the covered dining veranda. The large, raised bed garden and orchard provide bountiful harvests to serve guests.
Just down a flower lined path from the main house is the well-appointed guest house with equally stunning views. It features 1 bedroom, a full bath with custom vanity and oversized shower. This cottage includes many custom features including French imported limestone floors, stone “kitchen” and covered front and rear verandas. Heat is provided by a wood burning stove. The cottage enjoys its own driveway off the main driveway and separate parking. Blooming gardens and olive trees complete the landscape.
Just 5 minutes to downtown Glen Ellen and about 1 hour from San Francisco, this estate provides the ultimate in luxury living as a primary residence or a perfect Wine Country get away.