Glen Ellen Legacy Ranch with COF Vineyard
August 19, 2020
For Sale or LeaseFor Sale
Type of PropertyResidence
Surrounded by natural beauty and breathtaking views is this extraordinary 100± acre compound in the heart of Jack London Wine Country. Located on a charming country road between the historic towns of Glen Ellen and Kenwood, this hilltop ranch offers the ultimate in privacy amidst mature oaks, olive trees, natural rock walls, meadows, two ponds, gardens and a flourishing 23± acre Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard. For convenience, the vineyard is professionally managed and grapes sold exclusively to a renowned local winery. Set within the Sonoma Mountain AVA, it has earned the Certified Organic Farm (COF) designation.
The beloved homestead of comedy legend, Tom Smothers, the ranch includes a custom-crafted residence with covered verandas, lawn area and solar-heated pool, a putting green, studio, barn with live/work spaces and 4-car garage. The distinctive residence was constructed with stone walls, metal roof, large windows to capture the views and multiple sets of glass doors accessing the grounds. 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. Also on this floor are master suite with sitting room and stone fireplace, two full baths, guest wing and den with built-ins. The lower level is comprised of a large playroom and spacious walk-in wine cellar.
Infrastructure includes a paved driveway, custom gate, fencing, a strong well with water storage and two ponds for vineyard irrigation. Additional acreage is available for planting. Horses and other animals can be easily accommodated.
An ideal full-time residence or second home destination with endless opportunities for relaxation, recreation, entertaining and living the lifestyle of your dreams. Multiple parcels and large acreage allows for additional residences and structure. Close to historic towns, state and regional parks, wineries, dining and restaurants; about an hour north of the Golden Gate Bridge and convenient to Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport.
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
600 feet elevation, well-drained rocky soils and morning sun