The main house is approximately 3,000 square feet and has 3 bedrooms (all upstairs). Downstairs is an office and a well-designed kitchen with all the amenities for enthusiastic cooks. The spacious, contemporary and stylish dining room seats 8 for dinner and is an inviting room to host beautiful wine country meals.
A large living room with wrap around decks takes full advantage of the property's hillside location. From the living area guests can enjoy mountain, vineyard and pool views. If you can be tempted away from the natural beauty just beyond your windows, there is a large flat-screen TV for your enjoyment.
Upstairs the generous master suite has a king bed and a flat screen TV. A spacious private terrace offers the perfect seating area to enjoy the magical vista surrounding you. The master bath has abundant natural light and is equipped with a state-of-the-art marble steam shower for two.
The 2nd and 3rd cheery bedrooms have queen beds and share a bathroom with a beautifully marble tiled shower and tub combination. A lovely large terrace off one of the guest rooms offers a relaxing sunset view of the mountain and vineyards.
There is a large office and separate TV room downstairs for a private workspace or for quiet television viewing.
An outdoor patio with a dining table for 8 plus multiple lounge chairs and a large fire-pit is the perfect place to enjoy summer evenings alfresco, under the olive trees and by the vines. The lovely pool and beautifully landscaped yard are screened with oaks, olive and lemon trees, birds of paradise and a private Zinfandel vineyard for your own little taste of wine country.
Additionally there is a large, charming and contemporary guesthouse with one bedroom and a full bath as well as a kitchenette and bonus hobby room. The bedroom suite is on the second floor and has a king bed, couch, large flat screen TV and french doors that lead to an expansive view of the vineyards with a lovely private balcony for reading or dining. Downstairs there is a bonus or hobby room with a flat-screen TV, queen sofa bed and work out equipment.
• Living room
• Living room 2 (located in the guest house): queen sofa bed, bathroom downstairs
• Dining area
• Fully equipped gourmet kitchen
• Media room
• Bedroom 1: king-size bed, balcony, large two-person marble steam bath and shower, stereo.
• Bedroom 2: queen-size bed, balcony, shares a bathroom with bedroom 3.
• Bedroom 3: queen-size bed, balcony, shares a bathroom with bedroom 2.
• Bedroom 4 (located in the guest house): queen-size bed, balcony, small kitchenette, seating area.
This stunning and private 1.7 acre estate is a rare gem. It is ideally located in the heart of Sonoma's wine country halfway between Kenwood/Glen Ellen and the historic square in downtown Sonoma close to vineyards, wineries, tasting rooms and restaurants.
A stay Villa Casterno guarantees a taste of the wine country you’ve always imagined. Picturesque mountain ranges and rolling vineyards line the rustic country roads to the ‘Heart of Sonoma Valley’, a destination dotted with charming homes, plazas, restaurants and family-run wineries. A short drive will bring you to endless ‘eat, drink & play’ settings, including:
• St. Francis Winery and Vineyard
The highly acclaimed multi-course food and wine pairing at St. Francis Winery and Vineyard is a must-do while staying in Kenwood. Taste the wonderful reserve wines available exclusively on-site and enjoy bites from the top rated “restaurant” in America by Open Table
• Kunde Family Winery
Special mountaintop wine tasting 1,400 feet above the valley floor
• VJB Cellars
Italian varietals, courtyard, wine tasting and Italian marketplace with wood fired pizza, deli, gelato, and shopping
• Cafe Citti
Indulge in authentic, family-style Italian meals at this casual, Zagat rated trattoria – featured on The Food Network
• Glen Ellen Star
Delicious wood fired pizzas, vegetables and main dishes
• Annadel State Park
Miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking and trail riding. Stunning displays of wildflowers from early spring through early summer. Lake Ilsanjo offers excellent fishing for black bass and blue gill
• Sugarloaf State Park
This Kenwood park consists of 25 miles of scenic hiking trails, great for visitors of all ages. On a clear day, hike to the top of Bald Mountain for views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Sierra Nevada Mountains
• Glen Ellen
Come visit the quaint village of Glen Ellen and see why author and adventurist Jack London fell in love with its surroundings
• Sonoma Plaza
Travel south to the town of Sonoma with its beautiful plaza, encircled by boutiques, wineries and restaurants and historical landmarks
• Santa Rosa
A pleasant ride to the city of Santa Rosa takes you to a more urban setting, replete with upscale shops, restaurants and attractions like the Charles Schulz “Peanuts” museum and the Safari West Wildlife Preserve
Take a drive to the iconic city of Napa for first-rate entertainment, culinary adventures of a lifetime and, of course, some of the most famous wine in the world
• Sonoma Raceway
In one corner of the tranquil region of Sonoma, the roar of engines and squealing of tires signal that you’ve found Infineon Raceway, scene of record-breaking auto and motorcycle races, and arguably the world’s busiest racing facility with 340 days a year of events
• Sonoma Coast State Park
Scenic hiking trails, sunsets over the horizon and sandy dunes await you at this Northern California beach destination
• San Francisco
In just over an hour, you can be crossing the iconic Golden Gate bridge and immersing yourself in the vibrant and fast-paced life of the city by the bay
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