PROPERTY DETAIL

OVERVIEW

  • Beautiful wine country vineyard compound with idyllic vineyard and mountain views

  • 5.68 +/- acre parcel, APN# 027-450-005-000

  • Property purchased in 1997 and developed by John and Barbara Witt, parents of the current owners

  • 2.62 +/- acre Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard

  • Compound includes main residence, guest house, art studio and party barn

    • Main house: 3,105 +/- sq. ft., 2BD/3BA, completed in 2000

    • Guest house: 1,029 +/- sq. ft., 1BD/1.5BA, completed in 1999

    • Art studio: 884+/- sq. ft., a former milking barn, year-built unknown

    • Party barn and wine room, 2,371 +/- sq. ft., circa 1900 and remodeled in 2004

    • Four-car garage, 950 +/- sq. ft.

  • Sophisticated design and outstanding craftsmanship created by top design/build professionals

    • Designer: Erin Martin

    • Main house architect: Michael Baushke of Apparatus Architecture

    • Guest house architect: Lail-Livingston Design Group

    • Party barn architect: Howard Backen

    • Main house builders: David Easton (rammed earth) and Valley Builders

    • Guest house builder: Valley Builders

    • Party barn project builder: St. Helena Development

  • Inviting outdoor venues for entertaining

  • Infinity edge pool and separate hot tub

  • Private driveway and secure custom entry gate

  • Located less than 10 minutes from downtown St. Helena

THE MAIN HOUSE

Exterior

  • Rammed Earth with smooth finish

  • Concrete tile roof

  • Metal doors and windows

 

Features Throughout

  • Indoor-outdoor living

  • Polished concrete floors

  • Custom tongue-and-groove wood ceilings

  • Rammed earth walls

  • Recessed lighting

  • Reclaimed Douglas fir interior structural framing

  • Glass pocketing doors

  • Hydronic radiant heated floors (6-zones)

Covered Veranda

  • Tongue-and-groove wood ceiling

  • Sconce and recessed lighting

  • Wraps around entire structure

  • Wood-burning, rammed-earth fireplace

 

Kitchen and Dining

  • Custom natural wood cabinetry with abundant storage

  • Large custom island with butcher block end grain counter

  • Neolith countertops

  • Under-mount Kohler stainless steel sink with goose neck pull-out stainless steel faucet and Insinkerator garbage disposal

  • Stone bar sink with chrome faucet

  • Viking six-burner gas range with stainless steel hood

  • Dacor stainless steel electric oven with warming drawer

  • Dacor stainless steel built-in microwave

  • Side-by-side SubZero stainless steel refrigerator

  • SubZero, stainless steel wine fridge with +/- 25 bottle capacity

  • Hobart commercial dishwasher for glassware

  • KitchenAid dishwasher with stainless steel front

  • KitchenAid stainless steel ice maker fed with filtered water

  • Pendant and recessed lights

  • Dining nook with custom concrete banquette

  • Over-sink window with fountain and party barn views

  • French door access to the covered veranda

Mudroom/Laundry Room

  • Front load Maytag dryer

  • Front load Miele washer

  • Folding area

  • Overhead storage

  • Outdoor access

Media Room

  • Custom built-in entertainment console with storage shelves

  • Built-in custom desk with floating shelves above

  • French door access to the veranda

Living Room

  • Custom floor-to-ceiling glass windows and glass pocketing doors

  • Seamless transition to covered veranda and pool patio

  • Large wood burning fireplace with rammed earth surround

  • Concrete hearth and banquette seating

Hallway

  • Large walk-in storage closet with shelves and pocket door

Hall Bathroom

  • Custom metal sconce lighting

  • Custom stone sink with AXOR chrome faucet

  • Walk-in shower with river-stone floor, glass door, and AXOR fixtures

Primary Bedroom

  • Wood-burning fireplace with concrete hearth

  • French door access to veranda and hot tub area

  • Concrete-clad wall “headboard”

  • Sconce reading lights

  • Erin Martin, built-in bleached rift oak wood side tables

  • Custom ceiling fan

  • Walk-through closet

    • Pocket doors

    • Custom built-in storage

    • Abundant hanging space

  • En-suite bathroom

    • Floating glass vanities with integral sinks and wall-mounted chrome fixtures

    • Built-in medicine cabinets with mirrored front

    • Large walk-in shower with glass enclosure, river-stone floor, rainfall showerhead, bench seat and AXOR chrome fixtures

    • French door with retractable screens for access to Veranda

    • Skylight

Stairway and Attic

  • Custom steel handrails

  • Hardwood stairs

  • Vaulted ceiling with triple skylights

  • Very large wrap-around attic at the top of the stairs with built-in shelving and hanging rods throughout

Guest Bedroom and Office

  • Concrete and metal floors

  • Tongue-and-groove wood vaulted ceiling with exposed beams

  • Abundant natural light

  • Custom built-in cabinets with desk space

  • Bed nook with sconce reading lights and a canvas “tent-like” enclosure

  • Two in-wall storage units

  • Closet space with pocket doors

  • En-suite bathroom

    • Floating reclaimed wood vanity with stainless steel Kohler bowl sink and chrome fixtures

    • Kohler porcelain tub/shower with AXOR chrome fixtures

    • Sconce lighting

THE GUEST HOUSE

Exterior

  • Stacked stone exterior

  • Synthetic shingle roof

  • Copper gutters and downspouts

  • Rustic metal sconce lights

  • Wood trellis

Great Room- Bar and Living Space

  • Open airy space with abundant natural light, storage and counterspace

  • Stained concrete floors with wood detail

  • Stacked stone interior walls

  • Vaulted tongue-and-groove wood ceiling with exposed beams and ceiling fan

  • Wood-burning fireplace with stacked stone surround, concrete hearth and wood mantle

  • Triple French doors to access private patio with one set of Phantom screens

  • Double French doors to access West/front with one set of Phantom screens

  • Light stained cabinetry and concrete counters

  • Fisher & Playkel dishwasher

  • SubZero stainless steel mini fridge

  • Advantium microwave

  • Stainless steel bar sink with chrome gooseneck faucet

  • Bar seating

  • Pendant and recessed lights

Bedroom

  • Carpet floors

  • French doors with Phantom screen and access to private patio

  • Tongue-and-groove vaulted ceiling with exposed beam and ceiling fan

  • Chrome sconce reading lights

  • En-suite bathroom with single vanity and shower

Powder Room

  • Concrete floors

  • Single sink vanity with concrete countertop

THE PARTY BARN AND 4-CAR GARAGE

  • Circa 1900 barn, restored and remodeled as a spectacular entertainment venue

  • Reclaimed redwood siding with galvanized metal detail

  • Synthetic shingle and composition roof

  • Howard Backen custom sliding doors with screen and with glass sliders

  • Concrete floors

  • Reclaimed wood interior walls

  • Exposed reclaimed wood rafters

  • Erin Martin custom metal lanterns

  • Erin Martin water-buffalo mounted lights, made of paper and wire

  • Custom porcelain trough sinks on metal stands

  • Wall lined with multiple concrete banquettes

  • Dual-sided, wood-burning fireplace with metal surround

  • Large, insulated temperature control wine storage room

  • Storage rooms with private entrance

  • Electric garage doors with 4 car bays

  • Seamless transition to the courtyard that’s perfect for dining, dancing, and social events

THE ART STUDIO

  • Stacked stone, concrete block, and wood exterior

  • Synthetic shingle roof

  • Dutch and slider door access

  • Main room with vaulted ceiling with fan and skylight

  • Saltillo tile floors

  • Stainless steel sink

  • Ceiling fan

  • Two large storage rooms

OUTDOOR LIVING

  • Welcoming large scale entry fountain

  • Inviting infinity edge pool with dramatic views

  • Expansive pool terrace and covered veranda for outdoor entertaining

  • Free standing hot tub with wooden surround for seating

  • Outdoor pizza oven

  • Expansive lawn area for croquet, garden parties, or other outdoor activities

  • Beautiful drought tolerant landscape of native grasses, rosemary, lavender, and other established plantings

  • Established olive and Bradford pear trees

  • A variety of fruit frees including apple, peach, cherry, persimmon, pomegranate, plum, lemon, orange, lime, tangelo, grapefruit, and fig

  • Raised vegetable garden

  • Decomposed granite walkways

  • Landscape and pathway lighting

  • Abundant parking

VINEYARD

  • 2.62 +/- acre Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard

  • Planted in 2015

  • Rutherford AVA

  • 412 and 337 clone, 1616C and 101-14 rootstock, 4’ x 6’ spacing

  • Farmed by Corona Vineyard Management, contract to be assumed by buyer subject to Copper Cane approval

  • Under contract to Copper Cane through 2027 harvest if notice is given prior to 12/1/2026ane approval

INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Water

    • Private well, 560 feet deep, 8” casing, 111 gallons/minute on 5/5/22

    • 10,000 gallon storage tank

    • RO filtration with separate storage tank

  • Septic: Standard system at guest house, engineered ETI bed system at main house

  • HVAC

    • Main house: warm floors on both levels and AC on second level

    • Guest house: warm floors

  • Electric: PG&E

  • Solar

    • 15.58 kW

    • Leased from Sun Run, lease runs through 2026

    • Installed in 2009

    • Serves all structures but not well pump

  • Portable generator included in the sale

  • Gas: Propane

  • Water heaters: Standard propane water heater tanks in both main and guest houses

  • Internet: Valley Internet

  • TV: DirecTV

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