Cecilia’s Vineyard Villa is an architecturally spectacular 2 story, 3000 sq. ft., 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath Tuscan Estate home featuring a spacious Great Room with soaring cathedral ceilings, ideally suited for gracious entertaining, and is situated on 5 secluded vineyard acres at the end of a country road.
The glorious downstairs area includes an expansive open floor plan with open beamed cathedral ceilings, gourmet kitchen, dining area (for 10), sitting area, library, media room, master bedroom with sitting area/home office alcove and adjoining beautiful bathroom, and an additional ½ bath for our guests’ convenience.
Designed for gourmet cooking with a large island, custom built-ins and many special features, the kitchen provides a Jade professional 6 burner gas range/oven, Fisher Paykel dishwasher, built-in refrigerator/freezer, microwave, toaster oven, Marvel wine ‘fridge’, coffeemaker and grinder, Calphalon cookware, 4 sets of dishes from ‘special occasion’ to ‘outdoor’, glassware - both indoor and outdoor, including wine glasses and carafe, Dutch oven, casserole and serving dishes, a stocked pantry with spices, oils, and other cooking necessities. Just outside the kitchen door is a built-in Turbo Stainless Steel gas barbeque with a side burner for your grilling pleasure.
Open to the Kitchen and Great Room sitting area, the Dining Room features a beautiful large dining table and chairs (seats 10), with vaulted ceiling, custom lighting, lovely ceramic tile floors, and with vineyard and pastoral views. Additional amenities include charming and colorful placemats, tablecloths, napkins, napkin rings, and coasters, which all coordinate with the dishware, for ‘entertaining in style’.
The sitting area in the gracious Great Room is furnished with 3 comfortable chairs and a sofa, an area rug, beautiful ceramic tile floors, coffee table, end table, nesting tables, Tuscan-inspired artwork, and custom lighting. The cathedral ceilings add special ambience and a very open, bright and airy feel. The two French doors in this area, open to the side and arbor covered back patio with a lovely seating/dining area, also providing views of the back and side yards with low rock walls, dividing the grassy areas from the vineyards and young olive grove beyond.
Located just off the bookcased hallway leading to the Library and Media Room, is this special half bath with custom sink, lighting, and artistic accents.
This quiet space sits off the Great Room with French doors to the side patio, fireplace with gas insert, 2 plush chairs, coffee table, an area rug on cherrywood floors, with lovely artwork, lamps and many special touches. The entry hall bookcases have many wine related and other interesting books and articles.
A Sports and Movie Buffs paradise, the media room features a 52" LCD HD TV with High Definition DirecTV. Additionally equipped with DVD, VCR, CD, XM satellite music channels and Ipod interface, it is furnished with a large comfortable custom sofa, leather ottoman with tops which can be reversed to create a coffee table, and an area rug over the cherrywood floor. Some guests may want to spend their entire vacation enjoying and exploring the many features and Audio-Visual amenities of this special room!
To the right of the stairway, enter the downstairs master bedroom with plush queen bed, luscious linens and bedding, end tables with lamps, CD player and clock dresser, and 26” LCD TV with DirecTV, and DVD player. This bedroom also features French doors, custom lighting and carpeting.
The sitting area/home office alcove is furnished with a work desk and chair and lamp, high speed internet and WiFi , an HP laserjet printer, a Roman shaded window and a full size sleeper sofa.
This very private, beautifully appointed bathroom provides 2 custom sinks, special lighting and mirrors, and a beautiful tub/shower combo, blow dryer, and luxurious Baudelaire soaps and assorted toiletries for our guests’ enjoyment. Roomy and open, with creamy, ceramic tile floors and a half curtained window creates a bright and airy environment.
Climb the ‘Stairway to Heaven’ to reach the upstairs walkway, with 3 bedrooms, a dressing room and a sumptuous bathroom. The 4 large skylight windows and high architectural windows over the walkway allow for a beautiful interplay of light and shadow as the sun moves across the sky. The perspective from the top of the banister is particularly delightful.
With a high special skylight, French doors, and vaulted, open beamed ceilings, this bedroom has a plush king bed with luscious linens and bedding, a decorative fireplace with ceramic log candelabra, 2 night stands with lamps, a 46" LCD HD TV with High Definition DirecTV on the wall above the fireplacea, CD player/clock, armoire, chair, lamp and Tuscan style artwork, which all make for a romantic and lovely environment.
Featuring a plush queen bed with luscious linens and bedding, 2 night stands with lamps, a CD player/clock, and custom lighting. This bedroom also has cherry wood floors, vaulted open beamed ceilings, and a Roman shade covered window.
On a cherry wood floor, this bedroom also has a plush queen bed with luscious linens and bedding, 2 night stands with lamps, a CD player/clock, beautiful custom lighting and 2 windows with Roman shades. Also enjoy the 26” LCD TV with DirecTV and DVD player.
This new beautifully appointed bathroom is adjacent to the third upstairs bedroom. The high ceiling, soothing colors and exquisite furnishings evoke an elegant wine country spa! A generous walk-in shower features a hand spray and built-in seat. The exquisite custom vanity offers two sinks and is accented by warm lighting and 2 oval mirrors. Spa towels, robes, a blow dryer and luxurious Baudelaire soaps and assorted toiletries are provided for our guests' enjoyment.
This large, beautifully appointed bathroom with custom lighting, features a sumptuous soaking tub and a separate spacious shower. The double sink vanity is complimented by 2 round mirrors and attractive lighting. The high ceilings, creamy tile floors and custom painted interior add relaxing ambiance. Spa towels, robes, a blow dryer and luxurious Baudelaire soaps and assorted toiletries are provided for our guests' enjoyment.
Amid 3 lush acres of old zinfandel vines, the Villa also features a young olive grove, beautifully landscaped grounds and ample outside seating areas for dining and relaxing. Dining alfresco (for 12) on the arbor covered patio with home cooked barbeque and gazing at the vineyard is a guest favorite. Guests also enjoy unwinding in the hot tub while soaking up the serene ambiance of another perfect day. Seeking pure relaxation? The side patio features two chaise lounge chairs offering vineyard views – a special place to enjoy a beloved vintage. Strolling through the olive grove and pausing in the gazebo to marvel at the majestic mountains is an experience to savor. With its beautiful grounds, vineyard setting and unsurpassed views, the Villa is truly a “Serene Sanctuary for Your Soul”!