Best Views of Napa Valley


2 1/2 Acres Mountain-Top Private Property

From outside and inside the house there are panoramic views of:

  • Napa Valley from St. Helena to Mount Diablo and the Bay Area
  • Thirteen of the sixteen Napa Valley Sub-Appellations
  • Lake Hennessey
  • Mountains Surrounding Napa Valley
  • Forests
  • The Milky Way
  • Terrestrial Night Views
  • Sunrise and Sunset

Napa Valley

View of Napa Valley, surrounding ridges, mountains, and forests
Sunset Views of 13 of 16 Napa Valley's Appellations

Sunset from Chateaux Michele
Sunset from Chateaux Michele


Near the top of sunny, warm Howell Mountain, this spectacular property is close to the following:

  • 1 mile from Pacific Union College and the Angwin Center

    • Valley-famous Angwin grocery store
    • Barnes & Noble bookstore
    • Ace Hardware
    • US Post Office
    • Silverado Credit Union
    • Chevron gas station
    • Vehicle service station
    • Copy center
    • Fed Ex and UPS mail center

  • 2 miles from Deer Park

  • 4 miles from St. Helena

  • 4 miles from Lake Henne, Deer Lake, & the Friesen Lakes

  • 1-5 miles from CIA, Beringer, Meadowood, St. Helena Hospital, Calistoga Ranch

  • 8 miles from Calistoga and the quiet side of Lake Hennessy

  • 10 miles from Rutherford

  • 12 miles from Oakville

  • 15 miles from Yountville and Lake Berryessa through beautiful Pope Valley

  • 20 miles from Napa along St. Helena Highway (29) or Silverado Trail

  • 30 miles from Santa Rosa

  • 50 miles from Bodega Bay and the Pacific Ocean via the Russian River

  • 70 miles from San Francisco

Gated Entrance


You will feel on top of the world on the wrap-around deck that has an outdoor kitchen with a natural gas built-in barbeque and a wetsink, and a six person hot-tub all with great views of Lake Hennessey and the mountains and forests surrounding Napa Valley.

Outdoor living and dining rooms are scattered around the property for informal dining, conversation, reading, and spiritual getaways.

Las Posadas and Atlas Peak Side of Napa Valley

Wrap-Around Deck with Panoramic Views

Relax on the Deck?

Outdoor Dining Room

Chateaux Michele at night
Chateaux Michele at night

Hot tub has primary and secondary views
Six-Person Cal Spas Hot Tub


Open space designer living room, dining room, fireplace, and gourmet kitchen all with views of Napa Valley.

Main house entrance
Entrance Hallway

Living Room with Views of Napa Valley and Surrounding Mountains


The gourmet kitchen with concrete counters looks onto the views of Napa Valley, the built-in entertainment center, and the wood-burning fireplace.

Kitchen with counter dining
Gourmet Kitchen with Napa Valley Views


The dining room looks onto the views of Napa Valley, the resident deciduous forest, and the wood-burning fireplace.

Dining Room Surrounded with Windows


With a total of five bedrooms, this is the master bedroom and bath in the main house.

Master Bedroom

Master Bath

This is the guest bedroom in the main house. (Third bedroom not shown.)

Guest Bedroom

Valley View from Guest Bedroom


This furnished threee-bedroom, in-law unit/guest house is on 2.5 acres of private property with fabulous sweeping views of 13 of the 16 Napa Valley sub-appellations.

Double-Door Entrance Facing Primary View

Private Patio with Picnic Table and Chaise Lounge

Living & Dining Room

Counter-Top Dining

Fully-Equipped Kitchen

Master Bedroom with Queen-Size Bed and Views in Two Directions

Master Bedroom Closet

First of Two Walk-in Closets with Built-In Shelves (second and third bedroom not shown.)

Oversize Washer & Hefty Dryer, Cat Door, Entrance to the Large Wine Cellar, Kitchen & Large, Walk-in Kitchen Pantry


The mountain-top property is terraced with perennial flowering plants and bushes blooming throughout the year. There are two Manzanita forests, dogwood, mimosa, liquid amber, Japanese elm, ponderosa pines, fig, lemon, and orange trees, as well as agaves and other tropical plants. A stairway descends to the terraces and there are paths with stepping stones that lead to the outdoor areas.

Cabana in the Old Growth Forest
Cabana in the Old Growth Forest


  • Large off-street parking area
  • Handicapped accessible
  • Prestigious neighbor (CADE Estate Winery) & Tom Mooney

Mount Veeder and Spring Mountain Side of Napa Valley

Neighbor to the Left (CADE Estate Winery and Vineyard)

Neighborhood Forest - Go For A Walk?

Another Day in Napa Valley
Sunset in Napa Valley

Napa Valley at night from Chateaux Michele
Napa Valley at Night

Sunset in Napa Valley
The Sun Also Rises


The weather on Howell Mountain, which is above Napa Valley, is famous for being cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter than the valley.

Additionally, the temperatures at Chateau Michele/Napa Valley are cooler in the summer because the property is

  • Located at an elevation of 1500 feet
  • Encircled with old-growth trees


This luxury property with unparalleled views will give you the chance to enjoy the weather, beauty, world-class restaurants and wineries, spas and the outdoor sports of Napa Valley. You will feel on top of the world, surrounded by nature, with views that will restore your soul each time you look out a window.

"Wine Country At Its Best"

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