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Sonoma Maison de Pierre

GLEN ELLEN, California

STATS

  • status

    Sold

  • price

    $3,995,000

  • type of listing

    Single Family

  • style of listing

    Traditional

  • year built

    ---

  • living area

    6,000 sq/ft

  • land/garden

    193,000 sq/ft

  • beds/baths

    3 bed/3.2 bath

DESCRIPTION

Handcrafted Villa: A coveted location graced by a marvelous estate surrounded by vines & glorious views. Timeless quality & thoughtful design enhance wine country’s lifestyle throughout this 6200± sqft. residence & guest unit. A courtyard fountain & botanical splendor lead to the home constructed with hand cut Napa stone. Exquisite construction & materials include reclaimed French woods, a 17th century hand cut fireplace installed by European craftsmen, an imported British dining conservatory, fabulous 2300± bottle climate controlled wine cellar with tasting rooms. Play petanque amongst the vines of Golden Heart Vineyard comprised of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdeux & Cabernet Franc. The parcel is 4.5+- acres with walking trails designed to experience nature & serenity in Jack London’s famed Valley of the Moon. Luxury & warmth blend throughout this exquisite estate located conveniently to all the amenities of wine country & the Bay Area.

OTHER FEATURES

Wine cellar, tasting rooms, vineyard, views.

WHAT MAKES THIS A BUNGALUX

Vineyard estate

  • • We like the authentic feel of this one. The exterior is beautiful, and it sits so beautifully into the site.
  • • Very European-like villa in a great location in Wine Country.
  • • By the way, cool trivia: The phrase Valley of the Moon (see description) was first recorded in an 1850 report by General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo to the California Legislature.
  • • According to Jack London, who had a ranch there, the Native American word Sonoma means Valley of the Moon. He used it for his book of the same name. But there are several other possible translations for Sonoma. According to the Miwok tribes that lived in the valley, and the Pomo, it meant "valley of the moon" or "many moons". White settlers may have accidentally translated the words "many moons" into "valley of moons". Miwok legends say that the moon seemingly rose from this valley, or was "nestled" in the valley, or may have even sprung up multiple times in one night.

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