Project Description

Elegant Palladian Villa

1400 Cavedale Road, Sonoma CA 95476

Offered at $3,750,000

Featuring award winning design and breathtaking views this 38+ acre Sonoma Valley estate compound rests on the Mayacamas mountain range. Views of vines encircle the property and reach across Wine Country to the San Francisco skyline. Just minutes to the renowned downtown areas of Sonoma, Glen Ellen and Kenwood. The compound consists of four structures and blends: The main residence, guest cabana, stone studio and stone garage. Access is via a gated entry to a paved driveway and circular drive with plentiful parking. There is a strong well, water storage and an installed 6-bedroom septic system.

The award winning main residence has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths; stone floors are heated and the home is air conditioned. The exterior entry features multiple columns and a gentle staircase leading to entry doors which are reclaimed, vintage French. The foyer opens to the airy living room with a splendid 22 foot central rotunda, exquisite hand carved stone fireplace mantle and multiple banks of tall French doors with terrace access. The formal dining room is flanked by cast stone columns and also has access to the terrace.

Double pocket doors open to a library/media room with built-ins and French door access to an intimate terrace. The kitchen features cherry wood cabinetry and stainless steel countertops and stainless appliances. There is a breakfast bar and dining area with French doors to the terrace and access to the entertaining plaza. No detail was left out of the design; even the rear of the home is lovely with a gorgeous curved terrace with shade providing canvas awnings that add a pop of color. The view is ever present from multiple windows and balconies.

Below the plaza you find yourself at a luxurious stone and stucco cabana guest house with a solar heated pool and spectacular view. Structure includes 1 bedroom, 1 bath, a charming kitchenette with breakfast bar, a wood burning fireplace, radiant heated cement floors, cushioned window seat and French doors. The cabana and pool patio share a seamless transition from indoors to outdoors with hand crafted cement floors providing a vintage look and carefree maintenance. The European style pool with lion spout fountains, spa and covered terrace complement the main residence in its exquisite grandeur.

An additional, detached stone studio with full bath is above the main house and has fabulous outlooks to expansive, terraced vineyards.

Three levels of entertaining patios comprise the “plaza” and are detailed with stonework, a grand fountain and festive party lights. This area enjoys lush landscaping and encourages outdoor gatherings.

The 3-car garage with workbench and storage has automatic glass doors, stone facing, and an arched door entrance off the plaza. It was designed to have the look of an old world winery.

There are many walking paths that take you through established gardens and vine covered pergolas to secret stone benches and multiple outdoor entertaining areas beneath majestic valley oaks. With approximately 10 of the 38+ acres usable, the land offers not only privacy, but the ability to have equestrian and/or viticultural uses.

This gracious compound is close to world renowned dining in the heart of Sonoma Valley and just over an hour to San Francisco.

Features

  • Home designed by Portico West
  • Home built by Benchmark Construction
  • Landscape by Opus Horticulture and Landscape Services
  • Views of vineyards, Sonoma Valley, San Francisco Bay and skyline
  • Approximately 40 acres
  • Approximately 10 usable acres
  • Gated entry
  • Main residence 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths
  • 1 bedroom, 1 bath cabana guest house with pool/spa
  • Stone house
  • Stone 3-car garage with work bench and storage
  • Approximately 1 hour from San Francisco

 

 

Main Residence

  • 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths
  • Reclaimed vintage French entry doors
  • Multiple French doors to curved terraces
  • Two wood burning fireplaces
  • Formal living room with 22 foot rotunda and candelabra chandelier
  • Formal dining room flanked by cast stone columns
  • Dine-in kitchen with breakfast bar, walk-in pantry, terrace and plaza access
  • Master bedroom with fireplace, walk-in closets, terrace access
  • Marble radiant heated floors and central air conditioning

 

Stone Cottage

  • Picture window with views to expansive terraced vineyards
  • 1 bedroom
  • Kitchenette
  • Full bath
  • Back door access to grounds

 

Luxurious Cabana Pool House

  • Large 1 bedroom
  • Kitchenette with bar
  • Full bath with walk-in tile shower
  • Wood burning fireplace with window seat
  • Custom floors
  • Covered pool/spa terrace

 

Garage

  • 3-car, side-by-side parking garage
  • Glass automatic doors with key pad entry
  • Built-in work bench and shelving
  • Storage room
  • Designed to look like a winery

 

Grounds

  • Plaza entertaining area with fountain
  • Mature oaks and madrone
  • Hidden stone seating area
  • Solar heated pool with spa
  • Mature landscape
  • Stone walls and hidden seating area
  • Useable land

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Featuring award winning design and breathtaking views this 38+ acre Sonoma Valley estate compound rests on the Mayacamas mountain range.

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