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40 Acres 5,000 Square Ft, $975/nt Sleeps 10-14 Pool, Vineyard, Views !

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40 Acres surrounded by 950 more. Gorgeous views, incredible stars

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Last updated: 07/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Chalone Pinnacles House is a 40 Acre 5,000 Square foot estate surrounded by Chalone Vineyards. This is the location of many famous Chalone stock holder parties. 3 wineries are within 5 minutes and 7 more within 20.



The house is perfect for 5 couples or 3 families of four. The views are stunning from nearly every room, deck, patio, pool, and jacuzzi.

There is also spectacular hiking at Pinnacles National Monument. We are 5 minutes from the western entrance. Pinnacles is very different with unusual talus caves and streams. You will probably see California condors. 5 hikes are available. Two easy and three pretty strenuous.

Hang by the pool in the sun. No fog up here at 1500 feet. The star gazing is spectacular. We are a 15 minute drive off of Highway 101. Super quiet.

There are 8 restaurants to 10 15 minutes away that can do take out.

Tons of activities. Super Setting. Historic California Property.
I can not believe we were lucky enough to buy this beautiful estate.

HOUSE DETAILS: Three levels. Upper, Middle, and Lower

The UPPER level has 2 big bedrooms (one king one queen) with gorgeous views and very private decks with a large bathroom between them.

The MIDDLE level has the entry, large kitchen, dinning room, pantry, and 2 large bedrooms (kings) with large bath in between. These rooms all have beautiful views. The bedrooms also have nice private patios with chaise lounges. There is also a bedroom (twins) with nearby bath. This room is the only room in the house with no view. Short straw gets this room. There is a huge patio off of the dining room with lots of room and jaw dropping views.

The LOWER level has the living room, den, large bath, half bath, wine cellar, and pool/media room. There is a fold outs in the pool room and one in the den to take the sleeping capacity from 10 to 14. This level opens up to the pool, the large patio around the pool, and the jacuzzi. All with stunning views.

Keywords: Estate Vineyard Winery Views Pool Acerage

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 10-14

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Bedroom 4

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  • Bedroom 5

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  • Den

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  • King size beds (1) 3 bedrooms with King Size beds and adjoining baths, Queen size Beds (1) One bedroom with Queen size bed and adjoining bath, Twin or Single Beds (1) One bedroom with 2 twin beds and dedicated bath, Baby Cribs (1) Can be provided on request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a fold out couch in the den. There is also a fold out couch in the pool table room...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Chalone Pinnacles House is a gorgeous 40 Acres Estate with vineyards, olive trees and fruit trees. The views are gorgeous The property is only 5 minutes from the Western Entrance to Pinnacles National Monument. This is the location of many Chalone stockholders parties. Lots of Wineries nearby besides Chalone. The 5 bedrooms are large with adjoining baths. 4 of the bedrooms have private patios. There is a large downstairs pool table room off of the gorgeous pool and stunning jacuzzi overlooking the vineyard. There are 2 fold outs in this pool room to sleep an additional 4 kids. In addition to the Monterey wine country and Pinnacles there are bike rides, walks, bocce ball, 'driving range', board games, pool table, horse back riding (extra), yoga (extra) massage (extra). Monterey and Carmel are only 80 minutes away. Come up for sun and nice temperatures at 1500 foot elevation. Cooking classes also available (extra)...moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library:

    Two stereos with plug for your iPod or other player....moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    One HD TV, one regular. Both with DVR. 200 channel Dish package....moreless

  • Stereo:

    2 portable speakers. Please keep volume down at night as it carries a long way in dry air....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    please click satellite view and zoom in to see exact house location...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Broadband Access:

    We have a Verizon hot spot for up to ten users. Please use it for email. Download movies at home. 1 Gigabyte max per stay please. Thanks...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    4 car garage, tons of parking space...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Bring your cell phones. ATT coverage ok. Verizon Good. Sprint ?...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    The Verizon hot spot is in the kitchen and can be moved around to where the action is. Range is 40 feet. You can also turn it off which can be a nice way to get teens to stop face booking !...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    (5) 4 of five bedrooms have wood fireplaces...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    There are 8 to 10 restaurants 15 minutes away that can do take out. Delivery can be arranged...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    2 dishwashers...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Large kitchen with 6 burners. Great for social cooking...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    4 of the 5 bedrooms (all but the room with 2 twins) have private patios or decks...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Bikes and helmets are in the gargare...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    The lower patio is huge with pool and jacuzzi with stunning views of the vineyard and hills...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    You can kayak near Moss Landing 40 minutes away....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    15 minutes away there are public courts off of hwy 146....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    The Jacuzzi fits 10 and has a spectacular view. Just turn it on. No bubble but three strong water jets....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    The pool has gorgeous views and sunshine and stars. Heated year round....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,150
4th or July
Jul 2 - Jul 4, 2015
3 night min stay

$3,450
flat fee
Fall
Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,150
Labor Day
Sep 4 - Sep 6, 2015
3 night min stay

$3,450
flat fee
Columbus Day
Oct 9 - Oct 11, 2015
3 night min stay

$3,450
flat fee
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 28, 2015
4 night min stay

$4,600
flat fee
winter
Dec 1 - Feb 29, 2016
2 night min stay
$975
Christmas
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2015
4 night min stay

$4,600
flat fee
New Years
Dec 31 - Jan 2, 2016
3 night min stay

$3,450
flat fee
Martin Luther King
Jan 15 - Jan 17, 2016
3 night min stay

$3,450
flat fee
Presidents Weekend
Feb 12 - Feb 14, 2016
3 night min stay

$3,450
flat fee
Spring Summer Fall
Mar 1 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$1,150
Memorial Day
May 27 - May 29, 2016
3 night min stay

$3,450
flat fee
4th of July
Jul 1 - Jul 3, 2016
3 night min stay

$3,450
flat fee
Labor Day
Sep 2 - Sep 4, 2016
3 night min stay

$3,450
flat fee
Columbus Day
Oct 7 - Oct 9, 2016
3 night min stay

$3,450
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $175
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

If you need to cancel you lose only what you have paid if and only if we can not find renters for those dates.

Four Day minimum for Thanksgiving. Four day minimum for Christmas. Three day minimum for other Federal Holidays.

Event dates are nights. You check out the next day. Check in time is 3. Check out time is 11. If you see that Chalone is not booked 7 days before your stay, just email me and I can give permission for early check in or late check out.


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Location

There is a small driving range (you have to retrieve the golf balls) Private Wine Cellar and wine tasting, 6 mountain bikes.

Mountain Climbing instruction available (extra) It's also fun to play wiffle ball golf around the property. There are 8 to 10 restaurants that can do take out 15 minutes away. You can also play whiffle ball golf on the property. For real golf you might want to play on the way to the property say Friday afternoon in San Jose, Monterey or Salinas. Or maybe play after you check out on Sunday on the way home.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: My name is Bert Fornaciari. My wonderful wife Linda and my son Jack, and daughter Carol are delighted to be fortunate enough to let you enjoy Chalone Pinnacles House. We live in Portola Valley, California

Why the Owner Chose Monterey:
This is a one of a kind property. It was built by the CEO of Chalone Wine Group. The first high end winery to go public. The builder of this house built up Chalone Winery then expanded the legacy of great wines with the acquisitions of: Accacia, Edna Valley, Carmenet, and Canoe Ridge. Later he sold Chalone Wine Group to Diageo a public premium beverage company that also owns Tanqueray, Dom Perignon, Cuervo and many other brands

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Gorgeous Views, Amazing Stars, Great Food, Quality wine selection. Super nice staff. This is my third vrbo property and I plan to make it be very high end but at a price many can afford.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • 40 Acres surrounded by 950 more. Gorgeous views, incredible stars

    40 Acres surrounded by 950 more. Gorgeous views, incredible stars

  • Huge living room with fireplace and VIEWS !

    Huge living room with fireplace and VIEWS !

  • View of the vineyard. It feels like you are the only ones up here in the sun.

    View of the vineyard. It feels like you are the only ones up here in the sun.

  • 7 acres of olive trees and 40 fruit trees

    7 acres of olive trees and 40 fruit trees

  • Queen sized bed with gorgeous views and deck and fireplace

    Queen sized bed with gorgeous views and deck and fireplace

  • King with deck and fireplace. 4 of 5 bedrooms have fireplaces

    King with deck and fireplace. 4 of 5 bedrooms have fireplaces

  • Very large game room with fold out and 70 inch tv with 200 channels.

    Very large game room with fold out and 70 inch tv with 200 channels.

  • Another king with fireplace and deck and gorgeous views

    Another king with fireplace and deck and gorgeous views

  • View of olive orchard from side

    View of olive orchard from side

  • Up above the coastal fog !

    Up above the coastal fog !

  • Pretty fun to kick back and watch a football game

    Pretty fun to kick back and watch a football game

  • We stayed for Halloween recently and had fun making scary appetizers

    We stayed for Halloween recently and had fun making scary appetizers

  • Pool at night is fun. Very Very private

    Pool at night is fun. Very Very private

  • View of nearby Pinnacles National Monument

    View of nearby Pinnacles National Monument

  • Gorgeous pool. Heated year round. Check www dot chalone dot tv for more photos

    Gorgeous pool. Heated year round. Check www dot chalone dot tv for more photos

  • Beautiful dining room seats 10 - 16 with tremendous views of the vineyards.

    Beautiful dining room seats 10 - 16 with tremendous views of the vineyards.

  • Four of five bedrooms have this view and deck or patio !!

    Four of five bedrooms have this view and deck or patio !!

  • Huge deck off of dinning room with stunning views and tons of seating

    Huge deck off of dinning room with stunning views and tons of seating

  • View from the top of the vineyard. There are only 2 other houses within a mile.

    View from the top of the vineyard. There are only 2 other houses within a mile.

  • Den has stunning views, fold out 46 inch tv 1/2 bath. Enclosable.

    Den has stunning views, fold out 46 inch tv 1/2 bath. Enclosable.

  • View from the vineyards at sunset...it was better in person !

    View from the vineyards at sunset...it was better in person !

  • The jacuzzi is warm even on a cool winter day

    The jacuzzi is warm even on a cool winter day

  • Always fun to play games.  We love Rummikub

    Always fun to play games. We love Rummikub

  • Be sure to hike Pinnacles National Park.  It is 5 minutes away.  What views !

    Be sure to hike Pinnacles National Park. It is 5 minutes away. What views !

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish
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  • Calendar last updated 07/03/2015
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