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There are few places on earth more beautiful than the California wine country of Napa and Sonoma Counties.  From the moody Sonoma Coast to the sunny hills embracing the Napa Valley, the North Bay wine country is a patchwork of vineyards, rolling hills, redwood forests, and fertile valleys.

Real estate in the wine country offers something for everyone.  In the far western reaches of Sonoma County, north coast living is at its best.  Isolated, and often surrounded by the infamous coastal fog, The Sea Ranch - a Mid-century community noted for its distinctive architecture - sits at the ocean's edge.  South of Sea Ranch, Jenner and Bodega Bay are also popular Sonoma Coast communities.  Heading inland, real estate is relatively affordable in Guerneville, Monte Rio, and other Russian River resort towns.

The urban center of Sonoma County extends along Highway 101 from Petaluma to Cloverdale, and real estate in this area is varied.  Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park are business hubs with typical city and suburban neighborhoods; while Healdsburg offers a mix of Craftsman, Victorian, and custom contemporary homes.  In the south end of the county, the town of Sonoma exemplifies the wine country experience with gracious older homes and cottages as well as modern new designs.

The heart of Napa County is the Napa Valley with its wineries, vineyards, and world famous restaurants helping to make each town along the way a destination.  Yountville, Calistoga, and St. Helena are quintessential wine country towns, with an assortment of residential real estate ranging from traditional Craftsman bungalows to hip new prefabs.  At the southern edge of the county, commuters appreciate the proximity that the cities of Napa and American Canyon have to Marin, the East Bay, San Francisco, and the Central Valley - and the relative affordability of real estate in these two cities.

The vineyards and wineries of the Sonoma and Napa wine country produce some of the finest wines in the world.  Where there is good wine, there is good food - and fine dining.  Good food, good wine, and a diverse range of landscape and climates create a lifestyle and help to make the Sonoma/Napa wine country one of the most desirable places to live in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Wine Country Real Estate for Sale

Wine Country Homes for Sale April 19, 2018
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7900 Money Road
Napa, CA 94558
7900 Money Road Napa, CA 94558
1 of 50
$26,500,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
7
BATHS
9
SQ.FT.
10,215
BUILT
1994
ON SITE
50Days
MLS
21804555
Villa Mille Rose, an Italianate Villa with unmatched architectural authenticity, striking landscaping design & bountiful organic harvests-truly one of the most extraordinary estates to become...
7900 Money Road
Oakville, CA 94562
7900 Money Road Oakville, CA 94562
1 of 50
$26,500,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
7
BATHS
9
SQ.FT.
10,215
BUILT
1994
ON SITE
50Days
MLS
21804568
Villa Mille Rose, an Italianate Villa with unmatched architectural authenticity, striking landscaping design & bountiful organic harvests-truly one of the most extraordinary estates to become...
101 Rutherford Hill Road
St. Helena, CA 94574
101 Rutherford Hill Road St. Helena, CA 94574
1 of 40
$25,000,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
7
BATHS
12
SQ.FT.
12,795
BUILT
2014
ON SITE
318Days
MLS
21712215
A rare opportunity to own a premier, 12,795 sqft compound on 21 acres above the valley floor. This private estate, a triumph of architectural design, is comprised of a 3-lvl, 10,065 sqft main...
2900 Spring Mountain Road
St. Helena, CA 94574
2900 Spring Mountain Road St. Helena, CA 94574
1 of 50
$18,800,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
7
BATHS
6
SQ.FT.
9,600
BUILT
1998
ON SITE
119Days
MLS
21728511
This palatial Mediterranean estate is sited on approx. 40 acres w/panoramic views overlooking Napa Valley. A rare opportunity to acquire a grand Napa Valley estate w/prime Cabernet vineyards. Grand...
777 Lommel Road
Calistoga, CA 94515
777 Lommel Road Calistoga, CA 94515
1 of 46
$17,000,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
4
BATHS
7
SQ.FT.
9,000
BUILT
2008
ON SITE
71Days
MLS
21802465
Fantastic price reduction! Situated in the heart of Napa Valley just north of St Helena, this private 40ac estate is surrounded by preserved Land Trust. The main residence is constructed of weathered...
6255 Dry Creek Road
Healdsburg, CA 95448
6255 Dry Creek Road Healdsburg, CA 95448
1 of 50
$15,900,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
3
BATHS
5
SQ.FT.
6,067
BUILT
N/A
ON SITE
71Days
MLS
21704402
World class wine country w/ genteel lifestyle. Nestled within a setting of native oaks, vineyards, enchanting gardens and breathtaking views across Dry Creek Valley...remarkable property & simply...
1777 Inglewood Avenue
St. Helena, CA 94574
1777 Inglewood Avenue St. Helena, CA 94574
1 of 42
$15,000,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
6
BATHS
9
SQ.FT.
7,100
BUILT
1998
ON SITE
27Days
MLS
21805855
Glorious garden estate created from an historic 1886 winery and located on the exclusive west end of Inglewood Ave. Top notch terroir hosts a 7.2 +/- acre Merlot vineyard and olive grove. Outstanding...
3100 Old Sonoma Road
Napa, CA 94558
3100 Old Sonoma Road Napa, CA 94558
1 of 43
$14,500,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
6
BATHS
8
SQ.FT.
7,135
BUILT
2008
ON SITE
196Days
MLS
21723747
Timeless contemporary home on a private hilltop. Breathtaking views from Napa to Mt. Diablo, SF Bay, downtown SF and over to Mt. Tamalpais and Sonoma. Dramatic interior spaces with clean modern lines...
1153 Orchard Avenue
Napa, CA 94558
1153 Orchard Avenue Napa, CA 94558
1 of 44
$14,000,000
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
6
BATHS
9
SQ.FT.
9,607
BUILT
2017
ON SITE
24Days
MLS
21803320
This vineyard estate is infused w/modern elegance. A sophisticated 9600 sf retreat features luxurious details, lime wash walls, Carrara marble, 4 fireplaces, & grand dining room boasting a 500+/-...
3433 Wooden Valley Road
Napa, CA 94558
3433 Wooden Valley Road Napa, CA 94558
1 of 11
$13,250,000
Subdivision: N/A
ACRES
49.56
ON SITE
49Days
MLS
21804807
The Capp Heritage Vineyards is a fully faceted turn Key opportunity for new owners to establish a footprint or to expand into or within this exclusive market.The premium Vineyard is conservatively...
860 Meadowood Lane
St. Helena, CA 94574
860 Meadowood Lane St. Helena, CA 94574
1 of 50
$12,675,000 ( $1,000,000 )
Subdivision: N/A
BEDS
5
BATHS
6
SQ.FT.
5,000
BUILT
2006
ON SITE
318Days
MLS
21711544
Price reduced by 1 million. Incredible wine country estate above Meadowood & NV Reserve accessible by a private drive servicing only 3 additional 40+ac estates. Property boasts panoramic vineyard...
15655 Arnold Drive
Sonoma, CA 95476
15655 Arnold Drive Sonoma, CA 95476
1 of 25
$12,250,000
Subdivision: N/A
ACRES
76.68
ON SITE
245Days
MLS
21719085
This rare & beautiful old farm of over 76 acres has been enjoyed by 4 generations. Originally part of San Francisco doyenne Alma de Bretteville Spreckel's estate. The property has 4 legal parcels...

Although California Wine Country is one of the world’s most visited destinations for tourists, it’s also a pretty dang nice place to call home too. Situated just north of the world-class city of San Francisco, Wine Country has seen significant growth over the years, going from just 25 Napa Valley wineries in the mid-1970s to well over 400 actively operating wineries today. But along with being able to regularly sample some of the world’s best wines, locals are also presented with awesome outdoor recreational amenities here that you just don’t get in most cities and towns across the country. The stunning natural landscapes all throughout Sonoma and Napa counties are simply breathtaking, and the hiking trails and mountain bike paths that weave their way all throughout the rolling hills and vineyards of California Wine Country certainly make getting outside and staying active a whole lot easier than in most other parts of the country. And if you love a small town lifestyle but still prefer to be relatively close to plenty of big city amenities and attractions, there’s hardly a better place to live that right here in the heart of Wine Country USA. 

Wine Country Real Estate 

From sprawling country estates with private vineyards to quaint little cottages in some of Wine Country’s most charming cities and towns, there’s something here for every home buyer out there searching the best of what Northern California has to offer. For the most part, Wine Country is essentially recognized as Sonoma County and Napa County, which each sit immediately north of Marin County and East Bay, and directly west of Sacramento. Commuting into San Francisco from Wine Country of course takes a bit longer from Wine Country thanks to its far north location, but that also means you’ll be just a bit further away from all the hustle-and-bustle that coincides with big city living. Also keep in mind, however, that Wine Country still maintains a fairly bustling atmosphere of its own, so despite enjoying a much broader buffer zone from San Francisco, plenty of annual tourists activity keeps most Wine Country communities pretty lively and active all year long.

Wine Country Vineyards and Land For Sale 

The Wine Country real estate market is a little more unique than other parts of the Bay Area in that land and vineyards are just as commonly sought after as homes, condos, or townhouses for sale in the region. Not surprisingly, many Wine Country home buyers tend to want a property that includes lots of open space or acreage, and even if you’re not interested in jumping into the wine making business, it’s still nice to have a little extra space that helps fully captures the stunning scenery that defines this picturesque part of the country. 

Coastal Cities and Towns in Wine Country 

With the western edge of Wine Country extending all the way to the California coastline, homes and estates with sprawling views of the ocean also occupy a sizable portion of the local housing market. But unlike most cities along the coast, prominent Sonoma County towns like Bodega Bay, Stewarts Point, Jenner, and Timber Cove only have populations between 100 and just over 1,000 people, limiting what you might find available on the open market.

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