Retrospect Vineyards was selected as one of the 60 projects chosen for the “2015 American Architecture Awards” for the best new buildings designed and constructed by American architects in the U.S. and abroad and by international buildings designed and built in the United States. Taking full advantage of a spectacular, approximately 20-acre wine country setting, this effortless blend of architecture and agriculture is situated on a gently sloping knoll gracefully encircled by approximately 16 acres of high-quality Pinot Noir vineyards that produce award winning wines. Read Press Article….
Mature oaks and breathtaking wine country views create a stunning backdrop for this Sonoma County vineyard estate. The property includes a 3 bedroom/2.5 bath, approximately 5,000 sq. ft. main residence built of glass, stucco and stone. There is a cantilevered guest house that appears to float above the land and an approximately 810 sq. ft. “barn” modeled after the main home. The steel framed residence was constructed over a period of four years and was designed by Robert Swatt of Swatt Miers Architects. The easy care landscaping was designed by Bernard Trainor.
Virtually every room enjoys sweeping vistas through floor-to-ceiling glass walls with Fleetwood pocket doors with Brio screens; bedrooms feature automatic integrated shades, bedrooms and baths have operable skylights. Effortless indoor/outdoor living is embraced when floor-to-ceiling glass doors are open. St. Tropez limestone radiant heated floors extend to the expansive pool terrace. An infinity-edge saltwater pool, bocce ball court, fire pit and fully-appointed, outdoor kitchen with lounging area and television allow for convenient entertaining.The home boasts a Savant System that allows for remote customization of heating, cooling, security, lighting and sound system with multiple indoor and outdoor speakers. The light flooded kitchen features top-of-the-line Miele appliances, Zephyr exhaust hood, gleaming Caesarstone counter tops, custom manufactured cabinetry designed by PoggenPohl and a walk-in, two-room pantry with built-in storage. The owner designed a unique and easily accessible, temperature controlled wine cellar with approximately 1,800 bottle capacity. A second entry is via a mud room; also from an attached 609 sq. ft. two-car garage.