Project Description

Historic Top of the World Retreat

4614 Cavedale Road, Glen CA 95442


Swim, boat, fish or birdwatch from this historic 45± acre property with sprawling meadows, specimen trees, trails and a magical pond. Lodge Style home originally constructed circa 1850’s with a fabulous main floor great room featuring multiple areas for gathering with 2 fireplaces, dining and seating areas including a “game room”. Open, central kitchen equipped with two sinks, gas range, double ovens, large breakfast bar and serving bar. Oversized wood timbers, beams and plank floors feature prominently throughout 4,800± sq. ft. interiors accented by antique hardware, skylights and large picture windows. Meals and entertaining easily expand to the outdoor covered dining patio or large deck overlooking gardens and koi pond. Sleeping quarters consist of 5 bedrooms and 4 baths including 2 primary suites and a spacious apartment. A groomed trail surrounds the pond and another forested hiking trail extends through the property from a valley overlook across the way. Gated entrance, parking, potential for guest house and other structures. Secluded and private, with access to both Sonoma and Napa Valleys, rich in lore, history and style.


  • 45± acres encompass sprawling meadow with pond to exhilarating view ridge
  • Circa 1850’s lodge residence evocative of a bygone era
  • Spacious 4,800± sf with incredible main level great room opening to the outdoors
  • Interiors astound with substantial rustic timbers and exposed natural stone walls
  • 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 5 fireplaces, plenty of room for family and friends
  • Large entertaining porch and wraparound second story lounging deck
  • Stone walls and stairways, patios, open and intimate gardens, koi pond
  • Fabulous basement “grotto” with natural waterfall wall – rich in lore
  • Potential for additional guest house and ample room for other structures
  • Hidden yoga deck overlooks the Valley and miles beyond
  • Move-in ready for all seasons with plenty of room indoors and out
  • Between wine country’s Sonoma & Napa Valleys on the Mayacamas Range
  • Quietude amidst meadows, trees, brooks, views, wildlife and open space
  • 5± miles on country road to historic wine country village, approx. 1+ hour to SF


  • A special feature of the property is the beautiful pond aside acres of splendid meadow and a stand of specimen trees. The pond has fish and turtles and offers respite and sustenance to ducks, geese, herons, frogs, dragonflies and other creatures. It is surrounded by a path with inviting seating areas to provide serenity and shade. Swim, boat, fish and bird watch just outside your door.


  • Main Level:
    • Open Plan Great Room
      • Vintage wood plank flooring, beams and timbers
      • Antique chandelier, recessed lighting
      • Spacious dining area with access to lounging view deck
      • Large stone fireplace built into the walls
      • Additional wood-burning fireplace
      • Picture windows with serene outlooks
      • Multiple seating areas
      • Unique barrel-shaped powder room
  • Central Kitchen
    • Large u-shaped, wood-topped island
    • Breakfast bar
    • Tile kitchen counters
    • Generous cabinet space & built-ins
    • SubZero refrigerator/freezer
    • Two sinks
    • 6-burner Thermador gas range & hood
    • Thermador double ovens & GE microwave
    • GE dishwasher
  • TV room with built-in cabinet
  • Music/hobby/game room with large desk/counter
  • Access to rear patio
  • Second level
  • Accessed via amazing hand-crafted log stairway
  • Master Suite #1
    • Beamed ceilings, ceiling fan
    • Wood floor
    • Corner gas fireplace and hearth
    • Large view window overlooking pond & meadow
    • Built-in bookshelf wall
    • Sliders to deck
    • Walk-in closet with built-in shelving
    • Full bath
    • Two vanities
    • Tub & walk-in tile shower
    • Water closet with saloon door
    • Skylights
  • Bedroom #2
    • Dutch doors
    • Wood floor
    • Wall of windows
    • Skylight
    • Built-in trundle beds & bench/storage
    • Closet with shelving
    • Access to Jack & Jill bath
      • Wood floor
      • Single sink tile vanity
      • Tub shower
    • Bedroom #3
      • Access to Jack & Jill bath
      • Wood floor
      • Closet with shelving
  • Second Suite/Bedroom #4
  • Entry hall with large closet
  • Wood floor
  • Built-in headboard and armoires
  • Wood-burning stove and tile hearth
  • Sliders to private garden & patio
  • Full bath
    • Single vanity, wood cabinets
    • Tile shower
  • Guest Apartment/Bedroom #5
  • Great room with built-in bunk beds & room for king bed
  • Wood floor
  • Two sets of sliders to front deck
  • Door to side deck and serene garden
  • Closet
  • Kitchenette
    • Upper & lower cabinets
    • Tile counters
    • Refrigerator
    • Stainless steel sink
    • 2-burner electric stove
    • Microwave
  • Full bath
    • Single vanity
    • Tile shower
  • Utility Room
  • Tile floor
  • Utility sink
  • Hot water heater
  • Built-in tile counter and storage

Additional Features

  • Wifi: high-speed Verizon business LTE data and Viasat satellite internet as backup
  • Well and septic systems
  • ADP security
  • 500-gallon water tank for fire prevention and safety
  • Fenced-in upper yard with landscaped garden and lawn
  • Koi pond with Japanese landscaping
  • Built-in platform area ready for a hot tub (including electrical wiring) with view over koi pond
  • Level pavilion area in composite granite gravel, designed for hosting large events, with horseshoe and bocce ball areas
  • Two entrances including gated, paved driveway and ample parking
  • Additional water tank and septic built near overlook area, for potential future additional studio dwelling (permitted in 2003)
  • Ample room for other structures


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Secluded and private with access to both Sonoma and Napa Valleys.


The Shone Group

Sotheby’s International Realty
Wine Country Brokerage

25 East Napa Street  Sonoma, CA 95476
Tel:  (707) 338-8241   Email: AmandaShone (at)

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