About the property
- Estate6000 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 nights
House & barn: 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-16). Must inquire re: Guest House
This is an unique property nestled in the western hills above Boonville, CA, Anderson Valley. Anderson Valley is known for its beautiful redwoods and delicious white wines and world class Pinot Noir. The property a home and a barn with a loft apartment.
The main house is attached to the pool facilities a short walk away from the barn. This two bedroom, two bath, two story home is recently remodeled and sleeps two couples privately. The loft above the kitchen (housing the tv area) also has two fouton couches that can provide additional sleeping opportunities. The main room of the house is wide open and circular in design with a massive spherical skylight in the roof. The kitchen boasts all new appliances and a completely remodeled design.
On your way to the pool facilities the back yard offers a modest valley view where a large wood-fire (or gas) grill affords great grilling opportunities (we like to use our own oak logs to build grill fires). The pool facilities have a hot tub, sauna, changing rooms for men and women, bathroom, outdoor showers, outside pool bar with fridge, sinks, and ice machine, fire pit, and of course the salt pool. The pool is heated via radiant solar heat and remains warm during the summer and fall months (from mid May to mid October). The pool bar features a flat screen TV with connection to the satellite to watch your favorite team. The arbor is recently planted to table grapes. There are rock walls and a nice little lawn for the kids to play. The entire thing is nestled in among redwoods, olive groves, a 6-acre organic pinot noir vineyard with a frog pond. Fruit trees and gardens are everywhere.
We recently added a 2,000 square foot loft apartment in the barn that offers three bedrooms and three bathrooms and a kitchen with all new appliances. The living area overlooks the vineyard.
The property is 10 minutes to the airport; 12 minutes to Boonville's shops and restaurants; and 25 minutes from all the wineries in the Valley (some wineries are just 15 minutes away). Despite this proximity, we are at the end of the road and you have the feeling that you are in the middle of nowhere.
There is a guest house adjacent to the property that is owned separately but is sometimes available for rent along with the aforementioned property. The guest house is a 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, 1200 square foot home with breathtaking views of the valley. If interested in the guest house, please ask specifically for availability and additional fees. Adding the guest house can expand the capacity of your party by 4-6.
While it sure feels like you are isolated on the ranch, please be thoughtful of the neighbors. Sound travels extremely well across the vineyard, and there is a county noise ordinance of 10:00 pm. Extremely loud voices or music late into the night might well result in neighbors contacting the Sheriff's department.
Keywords: Ranch, wineries, vineyard, anderson valley, privacy, secluded.
john and palma
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- May 23, 2018
About john and palma
I'm an executive at a New York based technology company that develops marketing automation systems for major brands. I live in Alabama (see below). Prior to moving to Alabama, I ran my own consulting business in San Francisco for nearly 15 years; that's how I ended up with this wonderful ranch. My dream was to live on and off the land.
john and palma purchased this Estate in 1992
Why john and palma chose Boonville
I've owned this property for nearly 20 years and have spent millions developing it into an unbelievable vineyard/ranch/resort home. My wonderful wife, however, is from the Southern US and prefers to raise our young children in Alabama. Therefore, rather than parting with the ranch, we've decided to rent it out until such time as I can convince her to move back!
What makes this Estate unique
Near to all the wineries and Hendy Woods State Park and farm stands and the shops and restaurants in Boonville, but yet feels like you are out in the middle of the forest. Views from guest house are mesmerizing. Pool bar/fire pit area tends to be the central location for parties.
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Spectacular Property, Spectacular host!
First of all, the property is amazing. Its essentially your own private resort and the pool facilities alone are worth the stay. The property manager Palma went above and beyond to ensure our stay was perfect. We cant wait to go back!
Lovely property for a family reunion
This property is so well planned out. A perfect set up for a vacation with extended family. Plenty of room. A beautiful well stocked kitchen, great bedrooms and outside eating area. There is a wonderful pool with bar and dressing rooms, shower and bathroom. Palma, the manager, is so nice and helpful. We will definitely return.
Thank you so much for your thoughtful review. I'm glad to hear your visit went well. Your comment about Palma is not surprising! Thanks again.
Beautiful property and accommodations
We stayed here for a family reunion with 7 couples and 9 kids and there was enough room between they're housing areas to accommodate us all comfortably. All of the units were very comfortable. We spent 4 days there and only left the property once. The pool area was a fantastic gathering spot to spend the days and evenings. The grounds were beautiful and peaceful, even when workers occasionally showed up to tend to the vineyard. The view from the guest house was stunning. We will definitely consider staying here again.
Michael: Thank you for your thoughtful review of our property. We are happy to hear that your visit went so well.
What a truly magical property with everything you need.... a pool, sauna, hot tub, 3 homes, vineyards. We hosted a specatcular weekend with friends here. The owner, John, couldn't not have been more accommodating. Palma, the caretaker, helped organize our event and was superb! This event will stay in our hearts forever. Thank you!
Best place for big group people at wonderful moments
We are a group of 6 families that loves to get together at special moments. This is a place that makes every one wants to come back again in the summer time. We really enjoyed the whole place. We liked to walking down the trails through the vineyard and redwood forest, listening the sounds of wildlife around us. This is definitely the best place to hangout with your family and friends. We are going to plan our next vacation here in summer because the kids want to have some pool time. We all hade a wonderful time here. Thank you Palmer for her warming welcome tour guide that makes everything successfully and smoothly.
We had 14 people stay at Buckner Ranch for a few days after Xmas. The setup was just perfect for our family reunion, with a main house where all the cooking and socializing took place (and the elders stayed), and the cabin and the barn where everyone else stayed. There are plenty of extra beds scattered about, so we could have easily accommodated a few more (non-couples). Palma showed us around the property when we got there and was very helpful getting us oriented. I can't emphasize enough the quality of these 3 buildings, the unique architecture and finishes were top notch. Would definitely stay here again!
Thanks so much for your kind and, I might add, unsolicited review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return in the Spring or Summer when things are a little less wet!
Anderson Valley boasts wineries making world class Pinot Noirs and other cool-climate varlietals. Roederer Estate has its US operations based here and conducts tours. The Boonville Brewery is located nearby and conducts tours of this fast growing microbrewery. The breathtaking mendocino coast is just 40 minutes west.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Price includes two houses, pool, hot tub, sauna, BBQs, pool bar, sat. tv/internet, ice maker, fridges, fire pit. From 5/1 to 11/30 hot tub is not heated from 1pm to 5pm daily to heat the pool via the sun. Pool will be cool Spring/Fall. You may encounter maintenance workers. Special (higher) pricing for Pinot fest, beer fest, and SNWMF, holidays, & events. Price good for up to 20 overnight guests. Weddings and large group day events priced separately.