Project Description

Smothers Ranch

$13,000,000

Located on a country road in the heart of Jack London Wine Country, is the private 100+/- acre ranch and beloved homestead of comedy legend, Tom Smothers. The approach to the home is through a gated entry and paved drive with views wending past natural rock walls, rows of mature vines, a pond and open fields. Purchased over 40 years ago, Smothers and his family have created a bespoke estate compound with hilltop residence, barns, ponds and outbuildings surrounded by a flourishing Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard, meadows, oaks and expansive views. A large pool area, covered verandas and patios, garden areas and putting green provide endless opportunities for relaxation, recreation and entertaining. Olives can be harvested from your own orchard and, for the equestrian, horses can easily be accommodated.

Anchoring the estate is the 23+/- acre organically-farmed Smothers-Remick Ridge vineyard, located in the Sonoma Mountain AVA. It is named for his maternal grandfather and the pride and joy of Smothers himself. The attention to detail and challenging work required to achieve organic status is a testament to Tom’s commitment to quality and the environment. The grapes are professionally managed and sold exclusively to a renowned winery.

Gorgeous lawns, brick patios and mature olive trees surround the unique, custom-crafted residence with stone walls, metal roof and large windows to embrace the views. A large great room with concrete brick and wood floors, reclaimed beam adorned ceilings and floor-to-ceiling stone Rumford fireplace adjoins the dining area, island kitchen and breakfast room. Multiple sets of glass doors provide access to delightful covered brick patios and the pool. A well-appointed master suite with two full baths and the guest wing on this floor are separated by a den with built-ins and picture windows. The lower level is comprised of a large playroom and spacious walk-in wine cellar. Additionally, there is a detached studio and two barns with unique work/live spaces.

Infrastructure includes a paved driveway, custom gate, fencing, a strong well with water storage and two ponds provide vineyard irrigation.

As a full-time residence or second home destination, this is a unique opportunity to own a legacy estate and live the wine country dream. Located close to historic towns, state and regional parks, dining and restaurants. About an hour north of the Golden Gate Bridge, convenient to Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport.

Features

  • Originally purchased in the 1970’s
  • Home renovated in approximately 2002
  • 94+/- acres, 4 parcels
  • Gated stone entry and paved driveway
  • Meadows, oaks, pines, citrus trees and olive grove
  • 3 bedroom/4.5 bath architecturally designed residence
  • Inground pool
  • Studio
  • Two barns with shops and some finished interiors
  • Putting green
  • 4-car garage with workshop and living rooftop
  • Ample parking
  • Two irrigation ponds

Vineyard

  • Sonoma Mountain AVA, a sub-appellation of Sonoma Valley
  • Certified Organic Farm (COF)
  • 23+/- net vine acres
  • Additional 5+/- acres plantable
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 5’ x 8’ spacing
  • Rootstock 3309 & 110R
  • Planted in 1999-2000
  • 11 blocks
  • Professionally managed
  • 600 feet elevation, well-drained rocky soils and morning sun

Architectural/Design Features:

  • Architect: Jon Stoumen
  • American Arts & Crafts influence
  • Wood finishes and features throughout
  • Built-in, handcrafted wood furniture pieces – coat rack, hutch, buffet table
  • 100+/- year old ceiling beams curated from antique barn
  • Oak, brick and concrete flooring with radiant heat
  • Arched doorways and windows
  • Clerestory windows, stained glass, skylights
  • Recessed lighting and ceiling fans
  • Plentiful built-in storage and closets
  • Stucco and stone exterior walls
  • Covered and uncovered brick verandas encircling the home
  • Access to the grounds from almost every room
  • Metal roof

Great Room

  • Beam ceilings
  • Dining area with view
  • Natural stone Rumford fireplace with copper hood
  • Access to pool, verandas and lawn areas

Kitchen

  • Koa wood counters
  • Cedar ceilings
  • Custom-designed, hand-crafted White Oak and Cherry cabinetry with glass fronts
  • Custom drawers, extra deep
  • Stone backsplash
  • Granite-topped breakfast bar with seating
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Built-in desk
  • Pendant lighting
  • Pantry
  • Dining nook with view and outdoor access
  • Stairs to lower level utility/storage room and spacious wine cellar with large iron door

Master Suite Wing

  • View
  • Sitting room with stone fireplace
  • Pocket doors to over-sized bedroom
  • Separate his/her dressing rooms with built-ins and full baths
  • Office area with built-in desk and custom windows overlooking the grounds
  • Carpet
  • Skylights

Family Room/Sunroom

  • High ceilings, fans
  • Access to pool and private brick patio
  • Wall of built-in shelving and storage

Laundry Room

  • Tile floor, generous storage
  • WC
  • Access to pool

Guest Bedroom Wing

  • Views
  • Two large bedrooms, each with sleeping loft, closet and full bath
  • High ceilings, skylights
  • Hardwood floors

Lower Level

  • Huge playroom with concrete floor
  • Storage closet
  • Access to grounds

Grounds

  • Brick patios & covered verandas encircling the home
  • Lawn
  • Rock walled gardens
  • Large inground pool with view
  • Treehouse

Studio

  • Concrete floor
  • Wood-burning stove
  • Wood beam ceilings, track lighting, fan
  • Stained glass window
  • Outlooks to oak grove

Two Barns

  • Concrete floors
  • Utilities
  • Workshop areas
  • Some finished interiors

Infrastructure

  • 565+/- ft. well, 25 gpm
  • 10,000 gallon water tank
  • Propane gas
  • PG&E electricity
  • Septic system

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Located in the heart of Jack London Wine Country.

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TINA SHONE GROUP
Sotheby’s International Realty
Wine Country Brokerage

25 East Napa Street  Sonoma, CA 95476
707.933.1515   /  tina (at) tinashone.com / CalBRE# 00787338

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