Pass through the entry gates of Clos Pepe Vineyard Estate to a sinuous driveway and discover a magnificent, charming, and welcoming Tuscan-style villa. The 40.98-acre property offers panoramic views of beautiful vineyards and verdant, gently rolling hills dotted with cattle. Bob Jennings in our Santa Ynez Valley office is representing this luxurious estate located at 4777 East Highway 246, Lompoc, presented for $9,750,000.
This is Clos Pepe Vineyard Estate is near the middle of the Santa Rita Hills Appellation in Santa Barbara County. This region is characterized by its fertile soils bathed in cool ocean breezes and frequent morning fogs. That, combined with abundant sunshine to nurture acres of grapevines, is what led to award-winning Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines. Robb Report named the estate’s 2019 Beau Marchais Pinot Noir among its 33rd Annual “Best of the Best.”
The formal entry of the 7,336-square-foot estate leads to a library or office, a spacious living room with soaring ceilings and travertine floors, a massive fireplace, followed by dining rooms with space to seat 20 guests. The luxurious villa features four bedrooms, three on the ground floor and one upstairs, all with en-suite bathrooms, and three powder rooms. The upstairs floor has a bedroom, a bathroom, another fireplace, and an adjacent family room and bar with views.
Aficionados will appreciate the temperature-controlled wine storage room, while chefs will love the well-appointed center kitchen with a large island, breakfast nook and butler’s pantry. The large laundry room has a built-in workspace and loads of built-in cabinets.
Outside are ground-level patios, a lap pool, BBQ area, and wood-burning pizza oven – all perfect for entertaining. The orchard has 500 Tuscan olive trees. Favorably, a production lease for 25 acres of Pinot Noir vines and four acres of Chardonnay vines is in place that continues for nine more years.
Also on the property is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom manufactured home, plus an equipment storage building. The two-car garage is attached to the home.
Bob, an accomplished and enterprising business professional, has called Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Valley home since 1992. He has a phenomenal ability to handle a wide range of real estate transactions with specialties in luxury homes, land, ranches, and working with first-time buyers. He brings to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties a fresh and in-depth understanding of the real estate market and reinforces his knowledge through endless professional involvement.
To learn more about this award-winning estate and vineyard, get in touch with Bob Jennings today.