Custom Italian home built on 2009 on fully fenced established vineyard, 5500 vines including Tempranillo, Alicante Bouschet, Zinfandel, Grenache, Chardonnay, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc. Recognized as an American Viticulture area in 2011 and encompassing over 600 square miles, Swayze currently sells most of its fruit to L.A. based vintners who produce award winning wines with scores over 90 points. The Alicante Bouchet won highest rating nationally 2019 by Wine Enthusiast magazine.
Located 60 miles north of Los Angeles,, the Antelope Valley lies between the Tehachapi Mountains to the north and the Sierra Pelona and San Gabriel mountains to the southwest. Endowed with mineral rich terroir, there are several other successful vineyards and wineries including Smith, Coruce, Antelope Valley, High Desert and Golden Star Wineries. There are wine tours running throughout the area.
The home has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths with travertine floors, stainless appliances, wood burning stove, plantation shutters, granite counters, wine fridge, interior laundry, tankless water heater and alarm system. Lovely, covered veranda with hydro-jet spa faces west for sunrise views. Expansive finished basement doubles the living space with separate entrance and could be used as a winemaking facility or more living space. Numerous fruit trees including fig, apricot, nectarine, plum, asian pear, cheery, peach and pomegranate.
Irrigation provided by 400 ft well producing 50 g/m. Solar panels supply supplemental power to the home and vineyard production. RV area includes utility hook-ups. Oversized 3 car garage. On-site shipping container. All farm and winemaking equipment included.