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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
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2017

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 Central Coast

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
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
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

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

40 Acres 5,000 Square Ft, $975/nt Sleeps 10-14 Pool, Vineyard, Views !
average rating of 4.74359 based on 39 reviews
5

Great weekend

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a wonderful weekend here in beautiful Soledad wine country. I stayed here once before three years ago, and have wanted to come back ever since. Fortunately, I managed to find a decent enough reason! The house itself is gorgeous, with a large kitchen, dining room, multiple bedrooms, a pool table, and TV, all situated on top of rolling hills covered with grape vines. We had 12 adults but there was more than enough space for everyone.

Bert, the owner, was very responsive, helpful, and generous. The hot tub wasn't working the first night, but he had it fixed the next afternoon. He was even kind enough to give us a small refund and offered to let us stay an additional night, for free!

I can't say enough good things about this place. You'll have to find out yourself!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Views

  • 5 of 5

Our group was comprised of four couples and the house worked perfectly. The carpet is light and needs either cleaning or a facelift, but everything else is clean and well maintained. The views are amazing!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful location, spacious, fireplaces and heated pool + hot tub make this property a gem!

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely property! Located atop hills covered in vines (not another house in sight), this magnificent house is visually stunning, quiet, and makes one feel immediately lucky be a guest. We encountered wild baby hogs upon driving up to enter the grounds (how special); talk about being tucked away in a serene atmosphere. I feel the photos do not do this house justice, as there is ample common space, and the rooms are quite big and luxurious. The game room downstairs which includes the pool table is a nice lounge area right off the pool, and I imagine summering here would be a delight. The kitchen is *fully* equipped, there was plenty of wood to keep the fireplaces ablaze, and the heated pool was such a lovely bonus. The property managers were responsive throughout, and not much was spared by way of attention to detail (for example, there were plenty of extra towels and bedding including down and non-down pillows and comforters). A special treat is having the Chalone tasting room so close by, which we visited on New Years Eve day. They happily accommodated our large group, and were so pleasant as we tasted.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

It's a great place and Bert is a great host!

  • 5 of 5

It's a great place

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Unforgettable!

  • 5 of 5

The Chalone Vineyard Estate was more than anyone could ask for. Beautiful grounds, breathtaking views and a beautiful home. We were a group of 10 and the house had more than enough space for everyone and tons of activities. The pool is warm throughout the day and night, enjoy bike riding, ping pong and a game of pool. We are already thinking of booking this home again in the spring. The owner Bert is very accommodating and helpful as well. Thanks again for a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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If we could purchase this home, we would...

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this beautiful home 4 times, and each time I go back I am always in awe of the beauty of this home and its views. We love, love, love staying here. There is so much space, the pool is heated, the hot tub overlooks beautiful vines, and we just have the BEST time at Chalone every time. Can't recommend this place enough.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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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

Soledad Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring Summer Fall
Mar 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$1,150
 
 
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,450
Flat fee
 
 
4th or July
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$4,600
Flat fee
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,450
Flat fee
 
 
Columbus Day
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$3,450
Flat fee
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$4,600
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$1,150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $175

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

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