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

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Estate, 5 Bedrooms + Den, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-14)

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

More Details

Owner
Bert
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2018

About Bert

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

Bert purchased this estate in 2012

Why Bert chose Soledad

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

What makes this estate unique

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.

Amenities

Soledad Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
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)

Reviews

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

  • 5 of 5

Excellent house, gracious host, fun time!

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

The house was extremely spacious and had great views of the surrounding area. It’s a great place to be and Bert was really helpful with anything we needed.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Fantastic property & location

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group of friends - 5 married couples and some kids - and wanted to spend time together for the holidays. Property is very nice and has an extra large dining table and another extra large round dining table in the kitchen. Very convenient to spend time together. The huge game room with the pool table was perfect for our teenagers.

It is right next to the Pinnacle Monument. This is probably the closest property. Had a great time hiking there. Finally the property has a nice pool and jacuzzi.

Bottom line- it has everything you can ask for in a superb location. I would strongly recommend this property for your next vacation.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious!

  • 4 of 5

My guests and I really enjoyed our stay as some of us have been there before. Very spacious and cozy at the same time. It was unfortunate we didnt have running water the last night but that actually made our stay adventurous. Julissa and Luis, the property manager and who assisted us, was super helpful and informative. Great house!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, our bad, we ran out of water one night. I want to thank our guests for getting on the phone and not only calling me (I was out of the country) but also calling Julissa my assistant property manager. Juisa jumped into action and called Luis and Hector who drove up to the house and resolved the problem that night. Thanks again to our guests who took the extra step of calling Julisa !
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Spacious home, gorgeous view

  • 5 of 5

Our graduate group spent a lovely weekend here for a retreat. The home is quite spacious, with great amenities like a sound system, pool table, and hottub. The kitchen was large enough to cook for a big group like ours. Bert was very responsive to all our inquiries and requests. Would come back.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Amazing house with everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this place for my 30th birthday, and it was way beyond my expectations. The house is absolutely wonderful, the kitchen is fully equipped. The pool as well as the hot tub are a delight. The different views from the property on the vineyard are majestic! Bert is a great host and has answered all my questions super quickly! Our stay couldn't have been better - we'll be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Pinnacles Western Entrance
Nearest Point of Interest
Chalone Vineyard

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.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Damage Deposit $500

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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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