Location, Setting, Views, Privacy, Quality and Access are the hallmarks of exceptional real estate. The Foss Vineyard Estate embodies these important qualities along with the potential for additional enhancement. Set within the heart of the world-famous Russian River Appellation, known for producing world class Pinot Noir, the property boasts numerous superior qualities including a vineyard designation for a prestigious Sonoma County winery.
You are located just minutes from chic downtown Healdsburg and the nearby Jet Center for easy travel access. The setting and views stir the imagination of wine country dreams. A driveway lined with olive trees, views of rolling hills dotted with vineyards blend into the ever changing hues as sunlight dances across the sky chasing the fog, morning sightings of hot air balloons in the distance add to the daily show.
From the 2,800± Main Residence set upon a bench you overlook the vineyard and beyond into the rolling hills of Russian River Valley. Private and protected by the surrounding hillside the main residence also boasts a heated swimming pool, patio, outdoor BBQ , lawn and numerous raised planter beds. The home was remodeled with a tastefully rustic twist including wood flooring that was salvaged from a bridge that had submerged for years. There are three bedrooms, an office and retreat room. The open floor plan combines the gourmet kitchen and great room space with spectacular outdoor views. The garage also contains temperature-controlled wine storage.
The property has potential for a family compound and an additional estate home on the 2nd parcel. Setting and views are amazing. Or, reconfigure the parcels to your liking. The original home is approximately 1,200 SF and there is an additional modular home. There are two accesses to property, both gated and secured.
Super Premium Pinot Noir Vineyard
The 15± acre vineyard is planted to premium clones and was designed for Grand Cru quality with an exceptional track record and pedigree. The soils, terroir, top tier farming practices combined with ongoing consulting with a distinguished French vigneron make this a truly special vineyard. Foss Vineyards has a distinct designation with one of the most respected Pinot Noir producers in the United States and across the world. Further, there is the potential for additional plantable acreage.
Other improvements include interior roads, infrastructure and multiple barns for a variety of uses: store a car collection, wood working potential, other storage, wine making etc… Wireless internet is available throughout the property. There is a 14.5 KW solar farm with room to expand. There are two pasture areas and a small barn for horses or other livestock.
One can easily enjoy the property as it is but at the same time have the opportunity to add their own touch to this very special part of wine country.
Presented at $9,500,000
15,000 vineyard acres
Earned AVA status in 1983
The Russian River Valley climate is sculpted by the regular intrusion of cooling fog from the Pacific Ocean a few miles to the west. Much like the tide, it ebbs and flows through the Petaluma Wind Gap and the channel cut by the Russian River through the coastal hills. The fog usually arrives in the evening, often dropping the temperature 35 to 40 degrees from its daytime high, and retreats to the ocean the following morning. This natural air-conditioning allows the grapes to develop full flavor maturity over an extended growing season – often 15 to 20 percent longer than neighboring areas, while retaining their all-important natural acidity.