Gentleman (or woman) Farmer or Wine Maker?

April 19, 2023

Luxury Real Estate

Gentleman (or woman) Farmer or Wine Maker?

Time for a change? Ever considered becoming a winemaker?  There are options - become a Gentleman (woman) Farmer, meaning having the pleasure of owning a vineyard, or become a winemaker. Either idea sounds like a dream and we have just the house to help you fufil that dream. 7795 Cedar Mountain Road is a magical place ready for your next phase. Here's some info about this amazing property: 

Special Features at 7795 Cedar Mountain Road, Livermore

Exquisite Tuscan Farmhouse | Built in 1999

6,671 SF per appraisal | 16.2-acres +\- | 3-car garage

5 BD | 5 BA | Office (BD 7) | 3 Flex Spaces | Retreat
1 Bed/1 BA Apartment

 Special Features

  • Strategic window placement provides views of vineyards, the Livermore Valley hillsides,  and Mt. Diablo
  • Sweeping Great room is supported by gorgeous Italian cypress tree columns and old growth redwood beams (reclaimed from a winery torn down in Sonoma)
  • The kitchen floors and walkways around the great room are heated
  • Mediterranean sea marble with mussels, oysters, clams and other sea life embedded within is featured in the kitchen and dining areas
  • True to Tuscan style, the house has double-framed walls, venetian plaster, and distressed antique wooden doors
  • Fun fact - this estate was featured on the August 12, 2015 episode of Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing San Francisco

Main Level

  • Gorgeous two-story rotunda entry
  • Office (or bed 7) with antique door just off the entry
  • Stunning great room with Italian cypress tree trunk columns and temp-controlled wine cellar
  • Open kitchen, sunny nook and oversized dining with movable bar
  • Two en-suite bedrooms with a shared sitting area/flex space
  • Expansive laundry room

Upper Level

  • Stunning primary suite with separate retreat, oversized walk-in closet and two balconies, both front and back, offering stunning views
  • Two en-suite bedrooms 
  • Two flex spaces (gym/office/craft/playroom)


  • Redwood stairs lead to the au-pair/in-law unit, with separate entry, and includes living area, 1-bedroom, 1-bath, kitchen and vineyard view balcony


  • Resort styled living with beach entry pebble-tech pool, (saltwater system), waterfall, spa, outdoor fireplace, covered patios and walkways to gardens
  • Established Olive trees enables fresh-pressed olive oil to be produced
  • Raised garden beds, British rose bushes, and thousands of bulbs, add to the beauty of the estate
  • Large variety of fruit bearing trees (fig, lemon, lime, mandarin orange, & cherry)


  • 14.2 +/- acres of Chardonnay, Petite Syrah, and Zinfandel Grape vineyard, and surrounds the home on all sides and is managed by CA Prime Food and Beverage with net income reported of $15k +/- annually. The vineyard is leased to Diamond West Farming  for $500 per acre, through 2024
  • Vineyard water expenses are separate from net vineyard income
  • The prelim title report shows that the property has a Land Conservation Contract and is an agricultural preserve and allowed uses are laid out in this agreement
  • Wines made from the vineyard have won numerous awards and in 2014 a Clos De Mayo wine was selected by the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, to serve at a white house state dinner

Practical matters

  • Crane Ridge Neighborhood HOA is $1600 per year and covers gate and roads
  • 3-car garage has epoxy floors, carpet, and wine bar
  • 5-zone HVAC
  • Whole House instant hot-water circulation system
  • Home humidification system
  • Central vacuum
  • Nuvo citrus-based water softening system
  • Roof is lifetime tile and poly-glass roof
  • Two 499+/- gallon propane tanks are on site (1 for in house, other for exterior)
  • Water for personal use is provided by CalWater - Water for landscaping and Vineyard irrigation is provided by Zone 7

Offered by:
Susan Schall, REALTOR 

DRE# 01713497 

Park46 Real Estate 


[email protected]

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