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Swayze Vineyard in Antelope Valley, California is available with custom Italian villa home on 9.5 acres. Built in 2009 on an established vineyard, this home lives like a single story with all bedrooms and living areas up and includes a master suite with open concept kitchen, dining and living rooms. The home has travertine floors, plantation shutters, wood-burning stove, granite counters, custom wood cabinetry, stainless appliances, wine fridge, breakfast bar, interior laundry, tankless water heater and alarm system. Lovely shaded veranda off the main living area where you can sip coffee, watch the sunrise and take a dip in the spa on cool evenings. Numerous fruit trees including fig, apricot, nectarine, plum, asian pear, cherry, peach and pomegranate.
From the main living area, a staircase leads to an expansive basement. Recessed lighting and finished walls lend this space room for creativity. This large, lower lever can be used as additional living space or as a wine production facility. There is a loading ramp, utility sink and double doors to the exterior. Custom cooler for resting bottles.
The grapes from this 15 year old vineyard produce award winning wines. With 5,500 vines on 9.5 fully fenced acres, Swayze Vineyard currently sells most of its fruit to L.A. based vintners.
Recognized as an American Viticultural Area in 2011, “The Antelope Valley of The California High Desert” encompasses over 600 square miles and is home to Edwards Air Force Base as well as numerous vineyards and wineries including Smith, Coruce, Antelope Valley, High Desert, and Golden Star. Combine these successful ventures with a unique landscape and striking natural beauty, and you will see why the Antelope Valley is becoming known as a destination to discover.
Located just 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 a mineral -rich terroir, local grapes are the source of varietals including Tempranillo, Alicante Bouschet, Zinfandel, Grenache, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc. Hot, dry days and cool nights produce grapes that are tropical, rich and intense. At an altitude nearly 3000 Feet and with an ideal range of daily temperatures, the Swayze Vineyard fruit has been made into wines that garner 90+ points in competition.
The Alicante Bouschet made from the Swayze grapes won the highest rating nationally 2019 by Wine Enthusiast magazine.
Irrigation provided by a 400 foot well, producing 50 gallons per minute. Solar panels supply supplemental power to the home and vineyard operations. RV area includes utility hook-ups. Over-sized 3 car garage provides loads of storage. On-site steel shipping container might be converted into a wine tasting room with county permits. All farm and wine-making equipment included.
Los Angeles County was the birthplace of the California wine industry and is currently undergoing a winemaking renaissance. Swayze Vineyard is truly a magical opportunity to enjoy the winemaking lifestyle. Become a part of it!