French Countryside Charm

16165 Deer Meadows Road, Boonville, Ca.

Located on a bench in the mountain high above the village of Boonville, this lovely French Château is a graceful lady that exudes the Charm of the French Countryside. The setting is exceptional with stately oaks all around and overlooks the world class Pinot Noir Vineyards of Anderson Valley. There are 205 acres of south facing grass lands with oak, madrone, and bay trees framing the many flowing meadows. The location at the end of the road assures the privacy, solitude, and security that is fundamental to a place of rest and relaxation. Draws, creeks, and a pond, are habitat for the abundant wildlife.

The two story home features a great room on the bottom floor centered around a large marble fireplace. At one end is an inviting and lovely chef’s kitchen with marble counters, custom cherry cabinets and quality appliances. Bright southern light and views from every window, easily shifts your focus to the outside. TIn the center of the greatroom is a dining area in front of the fire, and on the opposite end from the kitchen is a living area set up for quiet conversations or the entertainment of a good book or movie. Rosewood flooring and 12 foot ceilings give this great room a warm and stately feel.

The graceful rot iron stairwell leads you into the upstairs with two well proportioned bedrooms and two lovely tiled bathrooms. Balconies off of the Master suite and the hall at the top of the stairwell, give ample space for star gazing and a place to warm up to a hot cup of coffee on a cool summer morning.

Above the detached garage, is a custom office/guest quarters with state of the art tech features set up for streaming video and internet controlled devices throughout. A large central room houses extensive cabinets and bookshelves. In addition there is a kitchenette, a large bathroom that is fully tiled with a central multi-head shower and state of the art sauna.

In the garage below is a laundry area, a half bath and a server and computer control room. A large deck provides an outside entertainment area. The grounds are simply and naturally landscaped with trees, shrubs, and ground cover that nicely compliment the incredible natural setting.

For the Pinot lover in the family there is ample room to grow some of those superior Anderson Valley grapes to make some world class wine. There have been approximately 30 acres of ground identified in small blocks, that could be suitable for vineyard. The exposure and site appear to be exceptional. For the wildlife enthusiast, wild animals abound, including pigs, deer, bobcat, coyotes, and many other creatures of the forest. Trails roads and secluded spaces are also abundant on this exceptional ranch property.

Price at $3,245,000