999 Mee Lane

Saint Helena, CA

French-Country Inspired Estate

$5,495,000

Overview

Lagniappe Estate & Vineyards
Approximately 4.68 acres, 999 Mee Lane is a French-country inspired estate featuring a touch of New Orleans elegance. Located in the heart of Napa Valley and surrounded by vineyards just minutes from downtown Saint Helena and Yountville. Known as Lagniappe Estate and Vineyards, the property derives its distinct and truly fitting name from the French/Creole word “lagniappe” (pronounced Lan Yap), meaning “a little something extra”.

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Features

999 Mee Lane is comprised of three legal parcels, including a 2.84+- acre Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard with a history of grape sales to highly acclaimed wineries in the region, a 2,014+- square foot home on .81+- of an acre, and a 2,070+- square foot carriage house on 1.03+- acres.

The main residence on 999 Mee Lane has two levels. The first level houses a formal foyer, a living room – complete with wood-burning limestone fireplace, walnut-planked flooring, ten-foot high ceilings and three sets of copper-clad French doors opening onto marble terraces and a secret courtyard, and a stunning gourmet kitchen presented in the 2013 Annual Home and Garden Tour featuring premium appliances, marble floors, custom hammered copper sinks, and hand-painted soffit by artist Angela Tirrell.

The second level is accessed through a walnut-planked staircase leading to the master suite with 13-foot barrel vaulting ceilings, gas fireplace, luxurious spa-like bath with private balcony, and a walk-in closet with custom cabinetry.

The estate on 999 Mee Lane is furthered by the two-level carriage house with a multifunctional lower level able to accommodate three cars – currently housing two cars and a fitness/recreation room, a full bath with walk in shower, a pool suite/cabana, wine tasting room and a room with architectural plans for a 2,500-bottle wine cellar. The upper level serves as guests’ quarters with two bedrooms, a kitchen, living and dining areas, one bath and an 800+-square foot terrace overlooking an oyster-shell bocce court below. A swimming pool and spa, potting shed, Claudia Schmit-landscaped grounds and 80-year old redwood groves only add to this captivating oasis.

  • Asking Price
    $5,495,000
  • Zoning
    Ag Preserve
  • Parcel Size
    4.68 acres
Features

Main House – 1 Beds, 1.5 Baths

Carriage House – 2 Beds, 1 Bath, Office

Vineyard – 2.84+- acres

3 Parcels

Pool, Bocce court

Garage – 3 car

 


Location

Neighborhood

St. Helena is widely known as “Napa Valleys Main Street.” With 6,000 year-round residents, this thriving town is the centerpiece of wine country tourism, banking, and general business. The abundance of the great restaurants, inns, galleries, and boutiques draws visitors here from all across the world.

This town is home to the world-famous Meadowood Resort which gives its guests the best of indoor/outdoor living. Many people with 2nd homes in St. Helena become members of this illustrious club because it allows you to ingratiate yourself into the community. As well, this resort boasts a celebrated restaurant quite plainly called, “The Restaurant at Meadowood.” Here you can enjoy 12 courses of pristine Napa Valley cuisine from Christopher Kostow, the 3rd youngest chef to ever receive three Michelin stars.

To further this communities appeal, St. Helena is home to Pritchard hill, an exclusive place known as “The best grape-growing region in Napa Valley you’ve never heard of.” It grows some of the most sought-after wines which fetch anywhere between $4,000 – $10,000 per six pack. As well, St. Helena is home to one of the best culinary schools in America — The Culinary Institute of America (CIA).

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Contact

Latife Hayson
Luxury Estates, Vineyards & Wineries
Direct
707.963.9195
Cell
707.738.4820
Email
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Latife Hayson was instrumental in negotiating the two highest priced residential sales in Napa Valley’s history. As a highly respected real estate expert, she offers her clientele decades of experience in luxury international marketing, acquisition,property development, construction, and asset management.

If you need a real estate sales associate who can act as your trusted advisor on a wine country acquisition or sale, or would like access to off-market offerings, call Latife on 707-738-4820.

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