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Charming Cottage on Wine Country Estate

Angwin, CA, USA
  • Cottage
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay30 nights

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

CASA DELL' UVA - Charming Cape Cod cottage on 40 acre Howell Mountain vineyard estate boasting approximately 30 acres of cabernet vines, located just seven miles east of downtown St. Helena and close to hundreds of world class wineries. The ultimate in peace, tranquility and privacy. Located on a beautiful knoll across from the Las Posadas experimental forest inside a gated entrance overlooking vineyards and forests. The home is spacious and open with a wonderful country feel. It has hardwood floors, nine foot ceilings, an open floor plan with a large living room and full kitchen, three romantic bedrooms with queen-size beds, two and one half bathrooms, cobblestone walkways and patio, beautiful furnishings, and central heat. Miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and enjoying wildlife. Also features an open beam New England style barn adjacent to vineyards and a large pasture.

Hundreds of world class wineries, restaurants and country clubs just minutes away. Limousine services readily available. Lighted tennis courts less than 2 miles away; several golf courses within 30 minutes; hot-air ballooning; spas, mineral and mud baths within 15 minutes; 2 miles from Pacific Union College and small Airport; approximately 4 miles from St. Helena Hospital. Laundromat within 2 miles. Lake Berryessa 30 minutes.

Weekly cleaning available for small cleaning fee.

Ask us about the world-class cabernet we grow! One of our labels was just awarded 93 points by Wine Spectator.

Keywords: Cottage


Leeanne Patterson

Member Since 2008
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few days
Calendar last updated:
Feb 27, 2018
About Leeanne Patterson

My husband and I purchased this property in 1996. It was 40 acres of unimproved property which, after several years of dedication and hard work, we developed into a home for our family and pets, a guesthouse for friends, and almost 30 acres of vineyards growing a Howell Mountain Reserve Cabernet. This is an ongoing labor of love. We love nature; we love the beauty of Napa Valley; and we love the serenity and peacefullness of our perfect heaven on earth.

Leeanne Patterson purchased this Cottage in 1996

Why Leeanne Patterson chose Angwin

Napa Valley is one of the most beautiful locations in the world. We wanted to build something to accommodate families or couples looking for a peaceful, private and comfortable retreat. We travel frequently with our extended family, and our goal was to build something that we ourselves would look for when searching for accommodations. The property is located in the Howell Mountain Appellation, known for its highly volcanic soils that produce coveted wine varietals. Howell Mountain tends to have cooler temperatures during the day and warmer temperatures at night, resulting in a longer growing season.

What makes this Cottage unique

We offer the ultimate in privacy, peace and tranquility. The cottage is located on a private ranch estate with views of our vineyards. There are miles of hiking/mountain biking trails just down the street; we are just minutes from world-class wineries and award winning restaurants; we are in the mountains above St. Helena and typically above the fog line on summer mornings; and we'd love to share a glass of wine with you, share about our wonderful Valley, and assist you with your needs.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen
      • Queen size Beds (3) Featuring one Tempurpedic queen bed; one queen sofa bed


      • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, Sink
      • 2.5+

      Location Type

        • Mountain View
        • Rural


            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Linens Provided
                      Bed linens, bath towels, kitchen towels
                    • Air Conditioning
                      One window air conditioner; ceiling fans and floor fans in each room; no central air conditioning
                    • Free Long Distance
                      Nationwide free long distance (no international calls)
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      Central heat
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Fireplace
                      Electric fireplace
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking
                      2 cars can park comfortably
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                      Arrangements can be made for parking of an RV, Boat or Trailer
                    • Telephone
                      Nationwide long distance allowed; no international calls please
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Wireless Internet


                        • Microwave
                        • Catering Available
                          We have many contacts for wonderful caterers in the area
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Full size refrigerator; Full stove/oven; Dishwasher; Microwave; coffee maker; blender; dishes, glasses, utensils, pots and pans
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                        • Refrigerator
                          Full size refrigerator
                        • Stove
                          Electric stove/oven
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 6 people


                                • Books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  Direct TV
                                • Television
                                  Satellite service with new high resolution television; DVD player; movie rentals available in St. Helena; Internet available as well
                                • Video Library
                                  Available upon request


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      12 x 12 cobblestone patio at end of cobblestone walkway; Large wrap-around deck, covered in the front
                                    • Golf
                                      Multiple courses within minutes drive
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Lawn around the house
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Available upon request
                                    • Tennis
                                      Beautiful lighted tennis courts available at the college campus a mile away - open to the public


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible
                                          2 steps to front door

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                              Pool located at college campus - open to the public in the summer

                                              Onsite Services

                                                • Chauffeur


                                                    • churches
                                                    • cinemas
                                                    • festivals
                                                    • health/beauty spa
                                                    • library
                                                    • museums
                                                    • playground
                                                    • restaurants
                                                    • winery tours

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • antiquing
                                                        • bird watching
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • photography
                                                        • scenic drives
                                                        • shopping
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • walking
                                                        • wildlife viewing

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • ATM/bank
                                                            • fitness center
                                                            • groceries
                                                            • hospital
                                                            • laundromat
                                                            • massage therapist
                                                            • medical services

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • basketball court
                                                                • cycling
                                                                • golf
                                                                • hiking
                                                                • hot air ballooning
                                                                • mountain biking
                                                                • sailing
                                                                • swimming
                                                                • tennis


                                                                    • Privacy, Vineyard view, wrap-around porch, cobblestone patio; Ask us about special individual wine tours and winery discounts.

                                                                      8 Reviews


                                                                      Latest reviews


                                                                      Deb H.

                                                                      Exceeded expectations! Loved the property, location and the Owners were exceptional!

                                                                      Awesome !

                                                                      Such a charming, beautiful cottage that had everything we needed. My family gathered in Napa to celebrate September birthdays and we could not have had it any better ! My son flew in from New York and we enjoyed sitting on the porch in the evening , sampling amazing wine, loving the sky full of stars. My husband and I loved our morning walks ! Leanne and Pat such gracious hosts. We will be back to Howell Mountain !

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      It was so wonderful meeting you all and having an opportunity to spend some awesome time together! We're looking forward to many more visits and beautiful memories!

                                                                      Lovely vineyard cottage

                                                                      Gregg U.Tucson, AZ

                                                                      The cottage Casa Dell' Uva is a beautiful getaway location, located just seven miles from the heart of Napa Valley and is a beautifully maintained property. Our family and friends loved to gather in the great room, watching TV, hanging out, cooking and eating some tasty food we paired with the yummy wines we got in the valley. The coffee pot never seemed to stop as we had a few big coffee achievers with us. Surrounded by many large trees, we were able to look out on the Patterson's vineyards and take walks down the quite lane to the forest and access the trails for some nice hikes. The three bedrooms were beautifully appointed and the beds were comfortable as well.

                                                                      Our plans changed shortly before our vacation and we brought an entirely different group of friends and family so we'll have to return with the original couple we planned on meeting there. Looking forward to trying the cottage during the spring when everything is in bloom!

                                                                      The cottage is situated in Angwin, about 1300' above sea level so when you leave, it's a 7 mile down hill drive to St Helena. We were able to stock up on food at a Safeway supermarket and shop in St Helena. My wife and her friends hit up a very cute consignment shop in town and supported the local economy there and at other little shops on the main street. There are great shops and restaurants all along the street, very cute though a tad pricey.

                                                                      Loved our time in the cottage and visiting the local wineries and am looking forward to a return visit.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you Gregg,

                                                                      We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, and we're glad that the weather cleared up for you. Please come back soon and bring your other friends who missed out on this trip. Spring is a gorgeous time to be here, though any time of the year is fabulous! Hoping to see you again very soon!

                                                                      Perfect home base

                                                                      Suzanne V.

                                                                      We LOVED the Howell Mtn house! It was such a great place to make our home base. We were able to hike through the Los Poblanos National Forest and the vineyards each morning before we began our wine tours. It was conveniently located off the Silverado trail, and only minutes from St. Helena and the great restaurants. The kitchen had all the equipment we needed to prepare breakfast daily and one special dinner. At night the breeze picked up and cooled us off as we sat on the deck and watched the stars.

                                                                      We all agreed that we want this to be our home base for all our future Napa adventures. We will gladly recommend this house to our friends. Thanks so much for allowing us to stay here- we can't wait to return!

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      We're thrilled that you enjoyed your stay! It was a pleasure meeting you and we very much look forward to your return visit!

                                                                      Amazing cottage/Gorgeous Property

                                                                      Lorin G.

                                                                      Leeanne and Pat were the most amazing hosts. They were quick to respond and were there if we needed anything. The cottage is adorable and had everything we needed. The property is stunning and definitely makes you feel like you are on vacation! It is surrounded by vineyards and has the most gorgeous trees on the property. As someone who has previously lived in Napa Valley, this definitely exceeds what most people expect when visiting.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      We absolutely loved meeting you and your family Lorin! It turned out to be the most beautiful and perfect visit! Thank you for sharing your special visit with us! Come back soon!


                                                                      Marie C.San Clemente, CA

                                                                      This was a perfect getaway! The house has everything you need and the property is gorgeous. I wish we were planning a wedding because the barn for special events is amazing. There is no cable so bring movies if you want to watch anything. Thank you!

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you so much for your review! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return visit! We have added satellite television for our guests. However, please note that we are not allowed to have weddings or events at the barn other than for family or friends!


                                                                      Angwin, CA, USA

                                                                      Hundreds of wineries for wine tasting and tours; Marine World 1 hour away; Safari West approximately 30 minutes away; San Francisco 1 1/2 to 2 hours

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                                                                      Please contact us directly for more specific information and should you have any questions. Minimum stay of 30 nights required.

                                                                      8 Reviews
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