Hollywood icon Robert Redford, now in his 80s with a career spanning an astonishing six decades, has built his secluded, over ten-acre vineyard on the scenic outskirts of Napa Valley in St. Helena, California Sell at $ 7.5 million. The Oscar and Golden Globe winner, also twice Emmy candidate, first time in 1963 and again in 2013, acquired the property in 2004 for an undisclosed sum.
The sun-drenched retreat, called Danza del Sol, sits at anchor a European-style white stucco mansion set in a long, winding driveway, nestled between majestic oak trees and pleasantly unfussy gardens with postcard views of the valley and the mountains. The sophisticated and artful, yet casual and inviting, two-story main house has three bedrooms and two full and two half baths at 5,255 square feet. A step-down lounge on your doorstep has a corner fireplace; The spacious and well-equipped, if not particularly high-quality kitchen offers a large island a spectacular view over the sink; and an unconventionally shaped family room with an imposing stone fireplace.
Two spacious guest rooms share a Jack and Jill-style bathroom upstairs, while a separate wing on the ground floor hosts a spacious combination office. Library and the master suite, which includes a sitting area with bow-corner fireplace, a walk-in closet and a spacious bathroom with sauna. The family room opens onto a patio with a heated pool and a covered cabana. The property also includes a hot tub and vegetable gardens built from the same rustic and modest field stone to build retaining walls around the property.
The secluded outbuildings of the quiet estate include a 907-square-foot Redford Art Studio, the painter Sibylle Szaggars, who has a glass-door garage door that rolls to a stone tile patio, a full bathroom and office corner. The property also includes a 450 square meter workshop and a 900 square meter freestanding garage and exercise room.
Redford, whose latest film, the thriller comedy "The Old Man & The Gun," is currently in theaters, the real estate gossip in the Wall Street Journal, which first reported on the listing, said: "We have both enjoyed the solitude that offers the house, as well as the proximity to Napa Valla and everything it has to offer. " "The Redfords, planning to relocate their Californian outpost to the Bay Area to be closer to the family, have long maintained a luxury ranch outside of Provo, Utah at Redford's own Sundance Mountain Resort, where the Redford-based Sundance Film Festival takes place every year [1