Project Description

Legacy Vineyard View Estate


Surrounded by natural beauty and breathtaking views is this extraordinary 124.91± acre compound in the heart of Jack London Wine Country. Located on a charming country road between the historic towns of Glen Ellen and Kenwood, this hilltop ranch offers the ultimate in privacy amidst mature oaks, olive trees, natural rock walls, meadows, two ponds, gardens and a flourishing 23± acre Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard. For convenience, the vineyard is professionally managed and grapes sold exclusively to a renowned local winery. Set within the Sonoma Mountain AVA, it has earned the Certified Organic Farm (COF) designation.

The beloved homestead of comedy legend, Tom Smothers, the ranch includes a custom-crafted residence with covered verandas, lawn area and solar-heated pool, a putting green, studio, barn with live/work spaces and 4-car garage. The distinctive residence was constructed with stone walls, metal roof, large windows to capture the views and multiple sets of glass doors accessing the grounds. A large great room with concrete brick and wood floors, reclaimed beam adorned ceilings and floor-to-ceiling stone Rumford fireplace adjoins the dining area, island kitchen and breakfast room. Also on this floor are master suite with sitting room and stone fireplace, two full baths, guest wing and den with built-ins. The lower level is comprised of a large playroom and spacious walk-in wine cellar.

Infrastructure includes a paved driveway, custom gate, fencing, a strong well with water storage and two ponds for vineyard irrigation. Additional acreage is available for planting. Horses and other animals can be easily accommodated.

An ideal full-time residence or second home destination with endless opportunities for relaxation, recreation, entertaining and living the lifestyle of your dreams. Multiple parcels and large acreage allows for additional residences and structure. Close to historic towns, state and regional parks, wineries, dining and restaurants; about an hour north of the Golden Gate Bridge and convenient to Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport.


  • Originally purchased in the 1970’s
  • Home renovated in approximately 2002
  • 124.91+/- acres
  • Gated stone entry and paved driveway
  • Meadows, oaks, pines, citrus trees and olive grove
  • 3 bedroom/4.5 bath architecturally designed residence
  • Inground pool
  • Studio
  • Two barns with shops and some finished interiors
  • Putting green
  • 4-car garage with workshop and living rooftop
  • Ample parking
  • Two irrigation ponds


  • Sonoma Mountain AVA, a sub-appellation of Sonoma Valley
  • Certified Organic Farm (COF)
  • 23+/- net vine acres
  • Additional 5+/- acres plantable
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 5’ x 8’ spacing
  • Rootstock 3309 & 110R
  • Planted in 1999-2000
  • 11 blocks
  • Professionally managed
  • 600 feet elevation, well-drained rocky soils and morning sun

Architectural/Design Features:

  • Architect: Jon Stoumen
  • American Arts & Crafts influence
  • Wood finishes and features throughout
  • Built-in, handcrafted wood furniture pieces – coat rack, hutch, buffet table
  • 100+/- year old ceiling beams curated from antique barn
  • Oak, brick and concrete flooring with radiant heat
  • Arched doorways and windows
  • Clerestory windows, stained glass, skylights
  • Recessed lighting and ceiling fans
  • Plentiful built-in storage and closets
  • Stucco and stone exterior walls
  • Covered and uncovered brick verandas encircling the home
  • Access to the grounds from almost every room
  • Metal roof

Great Room

  • Beam ceilings
  • Dining area with view
  • Natural stone Rumford fireplace with copper hood
  • Access to pool, verandas and lawn areas


  • Koa wood counters
  • Cedar ceilings
  • Custom-designed, hand-crafted White Oak and Cherry cabinetry with glass fronts
  • Custom drawers, extra deep
  • Stone backsplash
  • Granite-topped breakfast bar with seating
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Built-in desk
  • Pendant lighting
  • Pantry
  • Dining nook with view and outdoor access
  • Stairs to lower level utility/storage room and spacious wine cellar with large iron door

Master Suite Wing

  • View
  • Sitting room with stone fireplace
  • Pocket doors to over-sized bedroom
  • Separate his/her dressing rooms with built-ins and full baths
  • Office area with built-in desk and custom windows overlooking the grounds
  • Carpet
  • Skylights

Family Room/Sunroom

  • High ceilings, fans
  • Access to pool and private brick patio
  • Wall of built-in shelving and storage

Laundry Room

  • Tile floor, generous storage
  • WC
  • Access to pool

Guest Bedroom Wing

  • Views
  • Two large bedrooms, each with sleeping loft, closet and full bath
  • High ceilings, skylights
  • Hardwood floors

Lower Level

  • Huge playroom with concrete floor
  • Storage closet
  • Access to grounds


  • Brick patios & covered verandas encircling the home
  • Lawn
  • Rock walled gardens
  • Large inground pool with view
  • Treehouse


  • Concrete floor
  • Wood-burning stove
  • Wood beam ceilings, track lighting, fan
  • Stained glass window
  • Outlooks to oak grove

Two Barns

  • Concrete floors
  • Utilities
  • Workshop areas
  • Some finished interiors


  • 565+/- ft. well, 25 gpm
  • 10,000 gallon water tank
  • Propane gas
  • PG&E electricity
  • Septic system


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Located in the heart of Jack London Wine Country.


Sotheby’s International Realty
Wine Country Brokerage

27 East Napa Street  Sonoma, CA 95476
707.933.1515   / / CalBRE# 00787338

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