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Luxurious Napa Valley Estate

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 9,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5.5 Baths,(Sleeps 10-12)

This spectacular home is perched on a 23-acre knoll above the beautiful Napa Valley with 180 degree valley and mountain/forest views. Elegant yet very family-friendly, the home was designed by renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern. It features a huge master suite with his and hers dressing rooms, as well as two additional bedrooms with ensuite baths, one with a queen bed, and the second with twins that can be converted to a king. A gourmet kitchen with premium appliances opens onto a warm family room with fireplace. The house also features a wood paneled library with fireplace, huge living room with high ceilings and fireplace that opens onto a walled garden, and dining and breakfast rooms. A fully equipped exercise room includes weight and cardio machines. Outside, you can enjoy the late afternoon views of the valley from the Adirondack chairs on the terrace, then eat dinner overlooking the pines on Mt. St. John on the pergola-covered patio in back. After dinner, enjoy a fire in the outdoor fireplace as the day cools.

The stone pool house contains two large bedroom/sitting rooms with a king in one and twins in the other, plus fold out couches in each, along with ensuite baths. A kitchenette with sink, fridge, and microwave is perfect for guest breakfasts and lunch by the pool. The infinity edge pool is surrounded with lawn, and the spa is set among the natural boulders.

You can hike along abandoned mining trails, play tennis on the on-site tennis court, romp on the expansive lawns, or just relax under a tree or by the pool. World famous restaurants like the French Laundry are just minutes away, as are, of course, the greatest wineries in the country with their tasting rooms and tours.

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Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 7, 2015

About The Owner

We are residents of both Washington DC and the Napa Valley; Derek is a director of a private equity firm and Sara is a retired attorney who does volunteer work.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose Oakville

The Napa Valley is a very special and relaxing place, with perfect weather year round and plenty to do. This particular property is unique, with privacy and seclusion, unparalleled views, and proximity to great restaurants and shopping. We are wine lovers and the proximity to the great Napa Valley wineries is a plus.

What makes this house unique

Our home is designed by renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern and built of the very highest materials, yet is comfortable and not too formal. It is an 'inside-out' home, where the outside spaces are as comfortable as the inside. The pool and spa area are spectacularly beautiful, with lounge chairs and umbrellas. We can play on our tennis court, work in our vegetable garden, take a swim or a soak in the spa, take a hike, or just relax in the hammock under an oak tree. Some of the best restaurants in the country are a stones throw away, as are the finest wineries.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Oakville, California

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 9000 sq ft
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • Master bath has large tub, shower, toilet and double sinks. Main house baths have tub/shower, toilet and sink. Pool house baths have single sink, shower and toilet.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(7 traveler reviews)

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Luxurious Napa Valley Estate
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Los Angeles, CA

Piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Celebrated milestone birthdays with close family and friends. The setting and home were beautiful. Couldn't wait to get up in the morning to witness the beauty from our master bed. Then found it hard to go to bed each as the night sky beckoned. Quiet, peaceful and the perfect place to spend a week in napa. My favorite room was the library.

  • Submitted: 23-Oct-2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little Rock, AR

Over the Top!

  • 5 of 5

Pictures don't do it justice and our entire group of family and friends would agree this is a magical place. Wonderful library and countless places to relax and read regardless of how big your group is. We loved the location; mid-valley so close to everything, yet up the hillside a bit providing a very serene setting and view all around. We enjoyed our own tastings on site because there is simply no better place! Best of all of our VRBO experiences, which have all been great!

  • Submitted: 30-Jun-2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

There can not be a better vacation rental in all of Napa. The property is stunning and the house is grand but very comfortable. There is a long, narrow, winding driveway that transports you to a different world. The gates open and welcome you in; be careful you'll never want to leave. Everything we needed was there, right where we'd guessed it to be.

The wood burning fireplaces added to the warmth and comfort with plenty of wood available for a great fire in any area of the house. We loved it all; we'll be back.

  • Submitted: 2-Mar-2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Geneva, IL

Paradise Found!!!

  • 5 of 5

This property is amazing! We spent a week there with our entire family ( 12 in all with 5 grandkids!!! ) and had a fantastic time!! The sights are exceptional, you are literally on top of the mountain. The views are 360 degrees and will make you feel relaxed and at home. Anything we needed, the house manager was right there to help. It was a perfect location for visiting wineries and attending delicious meals out. It was also nice to stay in, and enjoy a family dinner in one of the spacious dining rooms. The pool and poolhouse was a perfect set up for the grandkids. (not to mention the hot tub for the adults) This was a vacation of a lifetime and we look forward to returning on a special occasion in the future!

  • Submitted: 30-Jul-2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Castle Pines CO


  • 5 of 5

This was our first VRBO experience - there's simply no way they can all be this fantastic! House is classy but comfy. Views take your breathe away - they are stunning. Pictures do not do justice - they just can't - when you wake to overlook the entire valley there's no way to capture that. The house manager was attentive and helpful; owners quick communication and helpful as well. Our kids never wanted to leave - they were in the gorgeous pool most of our stay. I didn't want to leave either! If you are even considering this - BOOK it!!!! It's amazing!

  • Submitted: 3-Jun-2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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US Virgin Islands

Pastures of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

John Stienbecks phrase, "Pastures of Heaven" best describes this property. It is a dream come true. Our entire family (12 counting kids) fit with rooms to spare. The weekend we spent there created a memory my children will remember forever.

Don't look at anything else; book it. There will be no regrets.

  • Submitted: 21-Oct-2012
  • Stayed: October 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Eagle Vines
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Car: necessary

The property is located in the heart of the Napa wine producing region, and is close to dozens of wineries and some of the best restaurants in the world, including the French Laundry.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Oakville, California

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$6,408.5
Cleaning C$512.68

Please contact the owner for additional rates and availability.

Pay by check. Deposit is due immediately, with balance and a separate check for damage deposit due two weeks before stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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