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Sonoma County and Napa Valley Vineyard Real Estate Market Data, a Look Back at 2021

AcAdditionReal estate markets are local.  From Healdsburg to Sebastopol in Sonoma County, and Calistoga to Yountville in Napa Valley, wine country real estate is unique.  Sonoma County and Napa Valley Vineyard Real Estate has a lot of nuance.  Chiefly, whether you are buying or selling it is always good to have insight into local real estate markets.

Many Factors

The thing is, these properties can be wildly different, such as size, location, accessibility, quality of improvements and certainly the type of vineyard.  With all of these factors in play it can be difficult to wrap your mind around the metrics for this type of real estate.  Our real estate market has a very unique dynamic once you move beyond more conventional homes, neighborhoods and subdivisions.

Napa Sonoma Vineyard Estates For Sale

Napa Sonoma Vineyard Estates For Sale

Obviously, some of the main motivation to purchase in Sonoma County and the Napa Valley is the lifestyle, more space, natural beauty and of course the wine (that is the vineyards that produce wine).  Many buyers are interested in purchasing a vineyard estate that has a small vineyard to tinker with or something larger that takes on a more commercial flavor.  Additionally, there are also those that want to start with something more earthy, to purchase land with a vineyard and build their dream home.  Further, you can find it all in Sonoma County and Napa Valley vineyard real estate.

Helpful Metrics

Additionally, without going completely off the deep end and inundating you with various nuances that impact each property and location, I wanted to share more basic parameters that you might find helpful for vineyard estate and vineyard real estate properties. These parameters can help you gauge local activity such as days on market, difference between asking and sales price etc…

For our purposes, focusing on vineyard estates and planted vineyard land I have used the following parameters:

  • 5 acre minimum property size
  • At least 1 acre or more of vineyard
  • Sonoma County – minimum sale price of $1,500,000+
  • Napa Valley, minimum sale price of $2,000,000+

As a result, you will see the number of sales for 2021 in each category along with days on market, property size, house size and the difference between asking and sales price.  Furthermore, there is also a link to download the specific property summary for each segment.

Sonoma County Vineyard Estate Sales – 2021

Accordingly, in 2021 there were 37 vineyard estates sold throughout  Sonoma County.   Then, property sizes ranged from 5  to 113 acres.  The homes were anywhere from  792  to 7,851 sqft in size.  Final sale prices ranged from $1,679,000  to $8,500,000.  And days on market ranged anywhere from 0  to 1,866.     See the chart and graph below for more details.

Download Specific Property Summary Details Here – Sonoma County Vineyard Estate Sales – 2021

Sonoma County Vineyard Estate  Sales – January, 1 2021 through December 31, 2021

Number of Sales37
MinimumAverageMedianMaximum
Approx Lot Size Acres523.9212.43113.75
Square Feet7923,2822,8257,851
Bedrooms1438
Bathrooms1339
Year Built0197719892017
Original Price$1,679,000$4,049,324$3,500,000$10,000,000
Closed Price$1,679,000$3,773,780$3,200,000$8,500,000
DOM010575655
CDOM0152751,866
CDOM Stats# of Listings% of Total
0 - 30 Days513.51
31 - 60 Days924.32
61 - 90 Days821.62
91 - 120 Days38.11
120+ Days1232.43
Totals37100
Sonoma County Vineyard Estates Sold Chart

Sonoma County Vineyard Estates Sold Chart

Napa Valley Vineyard Estate Sales – 2021

Firstly, in 2021 there were 21 vineyard estates sold throughout  Napa Valley.   Property sizes ranged from 5.24  to 46 acres.  The homes were anywhere from  1,542  to 12,798 sqft in size.  Final sale prices ranged from $2,250,000  to $18,600,000.  Additionally, days on market ranged anywhere from 12  to 686.     See the chart and graph below for more details.

Download Specific Property Summary Details Here – Napa Valley Vineyard Estate Sales – 2021

Napa Valley Vineyard Estate  Sales – January, 1 2021 through December 31, 2021

Number of Sales21
MinimumAverageMedianMaximum
Approx Lot Size Acres5.2417.910.6945.87
Square Feet1,5244,8273,62112,708
Bedrooms14411
Bathrooms15414
Year Built0197719952017
Original Price$3,450,000$7,185,238$5,450,000$26,500,000
Closed Price$2,250,000$6,240,686$4,754,400$18,600,000
DOM12142123554
CDOM12173126686
CDOM Stats# of Listings% of Total
0 - 30 Days419.05
31 - 60 Days314.29
61 - 90 Days29.52
91 - 120 Days00
120+ Days1257.14
Totals21100
Napa Valley Vineyard Estates Sold Chart

Napa Valley Vineyard Estates Sold Chart

Sonoma County Planted Vineyard Land Sales – 2021

In 2021 there were 10 planted vineyards sold throughout  Sonoma County.   Then, property sizes ranged from 7.5  to 99 acres. Final sale prices ranged from $1,800,000  to $5,900,000.  And days on market ranged anywhere from 37  to 331.     See the chart and graph below for more details.

Download Specific Property Summary Details Here – Sonoma County Planted Vineyard Land Sales – 2021

Sonoma County Vineyard Planted Vineyard Land Sales – January, 1 2021 through December 31, 2021

Number of Sales10
MinimumAverageMedianMaximum
Approx Lot Size Acres7.545.545.9599.78
Original Price$1,995,000$4,156,500$3,750,000$8,000,000
Closed Price$1,800,000$3,626,600$3,083,000$5,900,000
DOM37170138331
CDOM37170138331
CDOM Stats# of Listings% of Total
0 - 30 Days02
31 - 60 Days220
61 - 90 Days110
91 - 120 Days220
120+ Days550
Totals10100
Sonoma Vineyard Plant Land Sold Chart

Sonoma Vineyard Planted Land Sold Chart

Napa Valley Planted Vineyard Land Sales – 2021

Additionally, in 2021 there were 9 planted vineyards sold throughout  Napa Valley.   Property sizes ranged from 5.92  to 112 acres. Final sale prices ranged from $2,300,000  to $11,000,000.  And days on market ranged anywhere from 9  to 799.     See the chart and graph below for more details.

Download Specific Property Summary Details Here – Napa Valley Planted Vineyard Land Sales – 2021

Napa Valley Vineyard Planted Vineyard Land Sales – January, 1 2021 through December 31, 2021

Number of Sales9
MinimumAverageMedianMaximum
Approx Lot Size Acres5.9227.639.05112
Original Price$2,100,000$5,705,556$4,950,000$12,950,000
Closed Price$2,300,000$4,799,444$3,800,000$11,000,000
DOM9200117652
CDOM9216117799
CDOM Stats# of Listings% of Total
0 - 30 Days111.11
31 - 60 Days00
61 - 90 Days111.11
91 - 120 Days333.33
120+ Days444.44
Totals9100

Napa Valley Vineyard Planted Land Chart

Finally, if you have any questions please fee free to reach out directly.

Cheers!

*data is from the local mls and does not included privately traded off market transactions.

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