Last Laugh: Robin Williams’ Winery on Sale for $29.9 Million
Robin Williams, Juilliard-trained actor and comedian, clearly has had it all. From his first guest appearance as Mork in "Happy Days" to his new films, "Secret of the Tomb" and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," to be released later this year, and with a "Mrs. Doubtfire" sequel announced for 2015, Williams is one of America's busiest celebrities. Is it any wonder that Williams never has the time to spend at his stunning California vineyard estate?
Villa Sorriso, located in the Mayacama Mountains and straddling the Napa and Sonoma Valleys, sits majestically among 23 acres of vineyards and olive groves, with about 653 acres in six parcels. Views over the valley are classic Napa and the land is blessed with a natural pond and groomed and landscaped grounds - all expertly maintained by an on-site estate manager. A productive estate, there are over 100 olive trees which can produce 30-50 gallons of oil per year, approximately 18.4 acres of vineyards producing Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc wines with existing contracts through 2014.
Within the 20,000 square feet of living space in Robin's villa, there are five bedrooms, six full baths, five half-baths, library, theater, elevator, climate-controlled cellars for art and wine, bridge gallery and viewing tower overlooking the valley. Also featured are three safe rooms and smart house technology. Antique European stone terraces surround pools and sculpture gardens. The 65-foot infinity pool overlooks valley views, lawns and lush landscaping. Roads access 53 acres and the remaining acreage can be enjoyed by horseback. A stable is provided for your horses. The property adjoins the thousands of acres of Sugarloaf State Park and the entrance to Villa Sorriso is at the end of a public access road, guaranteeing privacy.
Want a taste of Tuscony? It'll cost you a cool $29.9 million.