The most expensive house in Napa Valley is a $22.5 million luxury farmhouse surrounded by vineyards. Take a look inside the modern California estate.

Paul Rollins for Sotheby’s International RealtyThe home sits in the heart of California wine country.

The most expensive home in Napa Valley is a contemporary luxury farmhouse surrounded by vineyards, asking $US22.5 million.

The current owners are J. Gary Shansby, the founder of a Mexican tequila brand, and his wife, OJ, according to Sotheby’s International Realty.

The house, which includes a pool and guest house, is surrounded by vineyards, including the Rudd Oakville Estate, Plump Jack, Gargiulo, Groth, B Cellars, Silver Oak, and Opus One, Robert Mondavi, and Screaming Eagle.

Ginger Martin of Sotheby’s International Realty holds the listing.

Here’s a look at the Northern California property.


California businessman J. Gary Shansby and his wife, OJ, are selling a contemporary, luxury farmhouse in Oakville, California, for $US22.5 million.

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That makes the three-bedroom house the most expensive home for sale in Napa Valley.

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Oakville is a small community in the heart of wine country, about 60 miles north of San Francisco. Surrounding vineyards include the Rudd Oakville Estate, Plump Jack, Gargiulo, Groth, B Cellars, Silver Oak, and Opus One, Robert Mondavi, and Screaming Eagle.

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The manicured grounds include a rose and dahlia garden. By the pool is a one-bedroom guest house with a full kitchen, bathroom, and living room.

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The single-level home was designed by Bay Area celebrity architect Sandy Walker.

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The late Barbara Colvin designed the interiors, which are meant to exemplify the indoor/outdoor lifestyle of Napa Valley’s wine country. The house has vaulted Douglas fir ceilings, a library, and of course, a wine cellar.

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The home is designed in a contemporary farmhouse style.

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OJ and Gary Shansby previously set a Napa County and Sonoma County real-estate record when they sold their last house for more than $US30 million to the former chief executive of Citigroup, Sanford Weill.

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Their Oakville home was built in 2013, and this is the first time it’s gone on the market. Each of the three bedrooms has its own en suite bathroom.

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The home merges indoor and outdoor living.

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There’s plenty of outdoor living space to enjoy the mild California weather …

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… not to mention the stunning views of vineyards and rolling hills.

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Source: Sotheby’s International Realty


The house is surrounded by ancient oak and olive trees.

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If the listing photos are any indication, the buyers of the Napa Valley home will experience some truly spectacular sunsets.

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The home’s $US22.5 million price tag is still a far cry from the $US110 million mansion that sold in 2018 and set the record for the most expensive sale ever in another expensive California county — Los Angeles county.

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