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Best properties on the market

In California’s Napa and Sonoma counties

1. Napa Located on a 65-acre property in the hills above Napa Valley, this estate includes a one-bedroom stone house, a one-bedroom guest barn, a 300-square-foot gym, and a wine cellar. The main house has an Italian tile roof, French doors, and a chef’s kitchen with mahogany cabinetry. The property features a 3.9-acre vineyard, greenhouses, a pool, and fruit trees. $8,650,000. Cyd Greer, Coldwell Banker International/Top Agent Network, (707) 967-4641

2. Napa This five-bedroom Mediterranean-style home is located on a five-acre property in Calistoga that features gardens, a syrah vineyard, and outdoor entertainment facilities. Interior details include an antique French-oak parquet floor, and cathedral ceilings in the master bedroom and living room. The grounds include a pool, a bocce court, and a garden terrace with fireplace. $8,500,000. Cyd Greer, Coldwell Banker International/Top Agent Network, (707) 967-4641 

3. Napa Located on 1.3 acres overlooking Stags’ Leap Winery, this three-bedroom cedar home was built in 2008. Interior details include a master suite with a covered porch, radiant heating, pocket doors, and floor-to-ceiling glass walls. The property includes an in-ground pool, an outdoor dining area, and olive, palm, and fruit trees. $4,350,000. Cyd Greer, Coldwell Banker International/Top Agent Network, (707) 967-4641 

4. Sonoma This three-bedroom house sits on a five-acre property located 3.5 miles from Sonoma Plaza, with cabernet sauvignon grapes, olive and fruit trees, and a pond. The traditional-style wood home features an updated kitchen and French doors. The property also includes a guest house, a barn with a winemaking area, and a container vegetable garden. $1,849,000. Holly Bennett, Sotheby’s International Realty, (707) 484-4747

5. Napa This four-bedroom Tuscan-style villa is located on 15.3 acres of cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc vineyards near downtown Napa. Details include exposed beams, imported Italian windows, a turret, and a tasting room with a separate entrance. The grounds also include a pool and a dining pavilion. $4,250,000. Jocelyne Monello, Heritage Sotheby’s International Realty, (707) 224-8281

6. Sonoma Set on 44 acres in Penngrove, this one-bedroom home was constructed from recycled materials. The steel I-beams are from the set of Casablanca, and the 10-foot industrial windows were salvaged from an airplane hangar. The house was ranked No. 1 in Metropolitan Home’s 2005 Best Homes in America issue. The property includes gardens, a pond, and a greenhouse. $3,850,000. Tina Shone and Charleen Price, Sotheby’s International Realty, (707) 933-1515

Steal of the week7. Sonoma Built in 1924, this two-bedroom Craftsman-style house is located near the medicinal Boyes Hot Springs. The home includes a loft bedroom, a fireplace, an artist’s studio, and a small shop. The property has a carport and a partially covered back patio. $309,000. Carl MacPetrie, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, (707) 321-2177

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