I just did a quick snap shot of the Wineries and Vineyards for sale in the Sonoma and Napa Valley areas. My criteria were simple, I wanted to see the difference between Agricultural land listed in those areas WITH homes – and those WITHOUT homes listed. What I found supported what I already knew – in that the Sonoma Market is definetely seeing more Vineyard transactions, and more winery properties on the market than Napa Valley.
Understand that the MLS “Search” System is an inperfect science. Some of these properties are listed as Agricultural, but I can find no evidence that they actually grow grapes on them – agricultural properties, after all, could include ranches for farm animals.
Napa Valley Vineyard Property Available WITHOUT a Home:
By my calculations there are 17 pieces of Agricultural land available that might be suitable for grape growing. Napa itself has 9 of those listings ranging from 15 million dollars to $279K. Calistoga has 2 listings that appear to be suitable ranging from 3.5 million to $259K. St. Helena, one of the most active areas in Napa has 6 listings that might be suitable for vineyards, ranging from 6 million for 140 acres to $895K for 40 acres which, according to the notes, is not planted with vines.
Sonoma Valley Vineyard Property Available WITHOUT a Home:
By my rough estimates, Sonoma has 22 vineyard / Agricultural properties for sale with no homes on them. Glen Ellen has 1 listing at 1.25 million. Healdsburg has 7 listings starting at 12 million and going to $179K. Petaluma has 5 agriculture properties listed ranging from 2.625 million to $245K. Santa Rosa has 3 listings for vineyards from 1.9 million to $189k, and Sonoma itself has 6 vineyard possible listings ranging in price from 2.5 million to $195K. One of these tracts in Sonoma is actually four contiguous parcels for sale comprising 24.38 acres. So again, just looking at reports will not give you a total picture of what’s available.
Napa Valley Vineyards For Sale WITH Homes
Admittedly there are some gorgeous properties for sale right now. In Napa there are 44 properties showing in our MLS system with Vineyards and Homes for sale. Napa has 26 of those listings ranging from 8.5 million to $699k. This lowest priced property has a modest 2 bedroom home on an acre of land that is listed as Agriculture – but it does not appear to be planted.
Down the road in Calistoga there are 6 listings with vineyards for sale and homes ranging from 6.0 million to 1.495 million. This smallest listing has a 1480+/- Squarefoot 1 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with approximately 6 acres of vineyards and an olive grove.
St Helena has 12 listings with vineyards and homes ranging from the most expensive in the area at 24 million to 549K . The smallest of these listings is a 2 bedroom, 1 bath 1300 square feet home on a little over an acre. The 24,000,000 is located at 2900 Spring Mountain Road in St. Helena and has 42 acres, with a 12000 square foot home. The listing information indicates, “Seven acres of vines producing wines receiving 95 points from The Wine Advocate’s Robert Parker for four years in a row .” Celeste Woo with Pacific Union International is the listing agent for this property.
Sonoma Valley Vineyards For Sale WITH Homes
There are 70 Vineyards with Homes for sale, according to our MLS in the Sonoma Valley area this September. Glen Ellen shows 5 properties listed from 5.395 million dollars to 1.25 million. Healdsburg has a good variety of homes with vineyards at 13 ranging from 6.0 million to 499K.
Kenwood has one listing of a vineyard with a home priced at 4.95 million. Petaluma has it’s fair share of these homes with 21 vineyard / Agricultural listings for sale ranging from 9 million to 499K. The smallest of these is a modest 3 bedrooms, 2 bath on 2.6 acres that the agent indicates in their notes has possibilities.
In Santa Rosa there are currently 17 listings with vineyards or agriculture ranging in price from 3.9 mill to 325K. The smallest of these listings appears to have a nice 3 bedrm 2 bath home on 5 un-planted acres.
Sonoma currently has 13 vineyard with homes listed from 9.25 million to 599K. Many of the people I’m talking to right now are paying cash, and looking for a home with a vineyard at a price at or near 2.0 million dollars. 3638 Lovall Valley Rd Sonoma, CA 95476 is currently listed by Kouros Tavakoli Decker Bullock Sotheby’s International Realty for 1.895 million. This property actually has 2 homes on nearly 11 acres ideally located off coveted Lovall Valley Road. Spectacular views of Marin and Sonoma hills. Main home is gated and recently remodeled. The main home offers 4 bedrooms with 2.5 Bathrooms, a sparkling pool, hot tub, and a fire pit. Might be perfect!
If you’d like to learn more about vineyards in Napa and wineries in Sonoma that are available, please call Mark Stornetta!