Nestled naturally into the undulating landscape of Wine Country near Sonoma Valley’s Glen Ellen, this Wild Turkey Run estate was created over time and feels as much a part of the terrain as the trees and vineyards that surround it. Though the approximately 5,500-square-foot residence takes its inspiration from timeless Old World villas with warm stucco walls draped in emerald ivy, rugged barrel-tiled rooflines, Venetian plaster surfaces, decorative wrought-iron accents, regal French doors, and clerestory windows — it is decidedly contemporary, with clean modern lines found throughout the sophisticated interiors with iconic views.
Anchored by a main level that includes a majestic great room and a superior kitchen, the three-bedroom home cascades down a gentle slope, with a wine cellar, a private gym, and a lavishly outfitted media room on the lower level. As the land gently rolls downhill, it reveals a truly stunning view of the approximately 22 vibrant acres, vines and mountains in the distance.
Indoor and outdoor living are inextricably linked here at Wild Turkey Run. The cook’s kitchen is adjoined by a spacious pantry that leads to an alfresco gardener’s sink and aromatic herb beds. Bathed in gentle northern light, the master suite is accompanied by a secret garden and a secluded spa hidden behind a stone wall. Extending the living spaces of the main residence is a marvelous raised terrace ideal for both tranquil relaxation and the grandest of entertaining. A short stroll through olive lined paths leads to the alluring swimming pool and its sunny terra-cotta-hued terrace which is overlooked by an inviting, one-bedroom guesthouse. Tucked amidst shade trees and colorful gardens is a delightful open-air bocce court.
The manicured property is sustainable and autonomous, with raised garden beds, a family fruit orchard and 60 olive trees. Premium certified organic grapes – approximately 3 acres of Zinfandel and approximately 7 acres Syrah – are included, with two wells and solar panels that provide 100 percent of the estate’s power. The detached two-car garage includes a Tesla powering station and an additional stone parking area blends into the landscape with stone walls and crystal clear fountains. The enveloping land also offers dedicated open space and equestrian trails.
Recalling a classical Italian villa, the Wild Turkey Run estate also features a tower, currently serving as an office, where multiple windows admit warm afternoon light and picturesque easterly views. The restful guesthouse looks out through its ample windows toward the Mayacamas Mountains, which divide the valleys of Sonoma and Napa, there are Sonoma Mountain views too. The estate’s enchanting stone tractor barn has been transformed into a perfect party house, with its own kitchen, a bath, a great room capable of seating up to 20, and a sun-dappled patio with the view. Each portion of the estate is very private and secluded by natural greenery. Diverting walkways meander among structures, patios, towering trees, and lush gardens.
Construction of this country estate has been over a period of years, with impeccable attention to detail and quality on a site that captures breathtaking Valley of the Moon vistas and secret outlooks to vines, verdant landscape and picturesque mountains.
Wild Turkey Run is located in world class wine country along serene Sonoma Country lanes minutes to Sonoma Valley’s historic villages of Glen Ellen, Kenwood and Sonoma . Also convenient to the bustling County Seat, Santa Rosa, renowned Weill Hall/Green Music Center, Annadel State Park, Jack London State Park, Quarryhill Botanical Gardens, and home to Charles M. Schulz Municipal Airport. About one hour from San Francisco’s majestic Golden Gate Bridge.
A drive to, and a walk through, the estate and grounds will capture your heart… you will be “home.”