Sotheby’s International Realty: California Estate With a European Soul

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Tucked into the hills between Healdsburg and the Napa spa town of Calistoga, near the vineyards of Alexander Valley, sits an elegant ranch estate with a European soul. Created in the style of an Austrian countryside villa, the expansive property encompasses approximately 600 acres of woodlands, pastures, and year-round creeks. This exceptional home enjoys magnificent views over Knights Valley toward Napa. The breathtaking, oak-studded country setting is reminiscent of early California. Seclusion is assured.

Rich, complex forms, often with slightly differing architectural styles, blend to form an environment that spans both culture and time. This destination home enjoys pastoral views for your enjoyment. The seductive, Mediterranean climate seamlessly blends indoor and outdoor living. Experience blue skies by day, starry skies by night, and a sophisticated country lifestyle saturated by the California sun.

At one time a working ranch, this property boasts a spectacular garden with a bountiful harvest enjoyed daily. Old barns remain with the possibility to raise livestock and grow crops–a true farm-to-table opportunity. Two wells and mountain springs provide ample water to service the ranch.

The typical day might begin with breakfast on the terrace followed by a hike on one of the estate’s many trails. Upon return, enjoy lunch in the pool house, take a dip in the pool, or exercise in the gym. Late afternoon could involve a glass of wine on one of the many patios. Dinner is served in the intimate dining room, followed by the screening of a film in the home theater. Later, while nestled in the inner courtyard, observe the twinkling lights in the night sky.
This property can be intimate when desired but is available for entertaining when needed. You’ll find complete peace here. There are sweeping views and vistas as far as the eye can see. Enjoy the utmost in quality materials and craftsmanship, combined with a timeless design that is effortlessly balanced with the surroundings. Simultaneously experience elegance and comfort in a purely magical setting.

Calistoga, CA, United States
$32,000,000
5 bedrooms
5 full baths
7 partial baths

View the full listing here.

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