478 Elmshaven Road

St. Helena, CA

- Chic, Private, Modern Home and Luxurious Guest Unit in North Saint Helena, Napa Valley



Beautiful, modern home and separate guest unit designed by Wayne Leong, located on the valley floor in north Saint Helena, less than two miles from the Culinary Institute of America and Main Street Saint Helena, and less than three miles to Meadowood Resort.

478 Elmshaven Rd Features

478 Elmshaven Road is an elegant, modern, single level, wine country home with a private, luxurious, studio apartment above the garage, designed by acclaimed Architect Wayne Leong and built in 2011. Approximately two miles to Main Street St. Helena and less than 3 miles to Meadowood Resort. Perfect for entertaining or relaxing in a peaceful, zen environment with fully fenced backyard for pets. The main house has twelve to fourteen foot ceilings, open plan living and access to the outside from all rooms through large metal sliding doors. Two expansive great rooms, one with kitchen and family room and gas fireplace, the other a dining and living room with wood burning fireplace, opening to a covered outdoor dining area with a gas fireplace and overhead fans next to a built in BBQ with a large marble countertop. Kitchen features include island with seating, natural gas range, two dishwashers and two ovens. Three bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Third bedroom is set up as an executive office and ideal for Zoom room. Master bathroom has fabulous, large, adjoining outdoor shower opening out to pool and spa. Abundant recessed lighting, ceiling speakers, four Sonos amplifiers, plastered walls, temperature controlled wine room which also houses the audio visual equipment cabinet, laundry room has stone countertop and sink and abundant storage. Water softening system with reverse osmosis. Entrance from garage into family room and kitchen.

The upstairs studio apartment has a large outdoor living/dining/entertaining terrace with gas heater and barbeque. The kitchen has an island with seating, gas range, dishwasher, microwave and refrigerator with freezer. There is a built in office desk with filing cabinets and cupboards. The laundry room has a sink, countertop and abundant storage. The unit can be accessed from the garage or a private side entrance.

The property is beautifully landscaped with fruit trees, a vegetable garden, rose garden and magical outdoor lighting around a spa and solar heated pool. The pool and Spa also have natural gas for heating in winter. Gated entrance off-street on a seasonal creek.


  • Asking Price
  • Zoning
  • Parcel Size
    .56 Acre

Main House
3,200+- sf residence
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms – all en-suite
2 Great rooms
12-14 foot ceilings
3 fireplaces
Temperature controlled wine room
Solar & gas heated pool and spa
Outdoor shower
Metal Roof
Alarm system
643 sf upstairs studio apartment
Kitchen, living and dining
Bathroom with closet
Large outdoor living/dining terrace
Laundry with counter & sink
Gated entry
Backyard fully fenced
Raised vegetable beds
Rose garden
Water softening system with reverse osmosis
Private well
Natural gas
Sonos system



St. Helena is widely known as “Napa Valleys Main Street.” With 6,000 residents, this lovely 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 luxury indoor and outdoor living. Many people with 2nd homes in St. Helena become members of the private club because it provides a wonderful opportunity to ingratiate yourself into the community. As well, this resort boasts a celebrated Michelin star restaurant called, “The Restaurant at Meadowood.” Here you can enjoy 12 courses of pristine Napa Valley cuisine prepared by Chef Christopher Kostow and his team. Kostow is the 3rd youngest chef to ever receive three Michelin stars.

To further this communities appeal, Pritchard Hill is located on the outskirts of St. Helena and is 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).

Approximately 2 miles to Main Street Saint Helena
Approximately  2.8 miles to Meadowood Resort
Approximately 80.5 miles to San Francisco International Airport
Approximately 71 miles International Airport
Approximately 26 miles Charles Schulz – Sonoma Airport
Approximately 29 miles to Napa County Airport
Approximately 70 miles to the Golden Gate Bridge
Approximately 63 miles to the Bay Bridge
Approximately 8 miles to Lincoln Avenue, Calistoga

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Latife Hayson
Luxury Estates, Vineyards & Wineries
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Latife negotiated two of the three 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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