1142 Kenilworth Avenue, Kenwood
Offered at $2,350,000


Almost no stone has been left unturned in the airy update of this contemporary gem. Tucked in the hills above Kenwood, this home offers stunning views of the countryside including vineyards, the Mayacama Mountains, Hood Mountain and Gunsight Rock at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park. With incredible indoor/outdoor ambiance and designer touches throughout, this home would make an ideal weekend getaway or permanent residence. 

The Main Level:

Clean, contemporary lines embrace every aspect of this home. From the large living room, awash in natural light thanks to a two-story ceiling and a wall of windows to the striking wood burning fireplace that commands one wall of the open space. Finished using handcrafted Heath Ceramic tiles - which are echoed throughout the home - the fireplace surround and hearth are a beautiful accent to the dramatic room. Built-in shelving, perfect for books or collectibles, and window and door trim burnished to a honeyed hue add warm touches to the home’s interior spaces. 

Through a pair of oversize sliding glass doors, a spacious deck outfitted in high-performance low maintenance decking and sleek stainless steel cable railings seems to float above the nearby olive grove. Affording the home a complete outdoor living room, the immaculate deck overlooks the olive grove and shares the exceptional view of the neighboring vineyards and mountains beyond.

A bedroom currently functioning as a home office just off the living room is complete with en-suite bath and private entrance via a lovely patio area. 

The light filled kitchen is a chef’s paradise with plenty of room to cook and entertain. Decked out in granite tile counters, stainless steel appliances and pristine cabinetry, the large open space has an adjacent dining area that can easily seat 10 guests. Kitchen windows and a door to a side patio overlook rustic rock walls covered in verdant ivy with a sparkling fountain. For the oenophile, a temperature controlled wine closet can hold about 600 bottles. A walk-in pantry and powder room round out the main level.

Beautiful and durable bamboo flooring leads to the upper level of the home where high ceilings and far-off views accentuate the guest bedroom.

The en-suite master bedroom features two sitting areas and a spacious bathroom with a spa-worthy soaking tub as its focal point. The master bath’s walk-in shower features Heath tile as does the shared bathroom including an intriguing tile pattern in the bathtub surround. Also upstairs, find a guest bedroom, as well as a bonus room that can function as a den, media room or even, an additional guest suite. 

The Grounds:
Outside, the fabulous deck area includes a solar heated pool and stand-alone hot tub, each app-controlled. A fruit orchard below the deck includes plum, peach and nectarine trees as well as Granny Smith apples, pomegranate, cherry and Meyer lemon. The expansive olive grove totals about 50 +/- trees and includes Picholine and Mission olives, both of which are milled into top-quality olive oil. 

Drought tolerant landscaping and rock walls dot the 1.5+/- acre property which has room for a guest house or hobby vineyard as well. 

Whether gazing at the view, working in the olive grove or preparing a gourmet masterpiece, everything about 1142 Kenilworth feels like Wine Country paradise.

Geographic info:
• 5+/- minutes from the villages of Glen Ellen and Kenwood
• 10 +/- minutes from the historic Sonoma Plaza
• Approximately one hour from the Golden Gate Bridge

Property highlights:

Home specs:
• 1.5 +/- acre property
• 3 bedrooms
• 3.5 bathrooms
• Office/Den

• Expansively updated
• Designer touches throughout
• Indoor/outdoor lifestyle
• Fabulous view deck
• Pool and stand-alone spa - both solar heated
• Olive grove with 50 +/- trees
• Fruit orchard
• Room for a hobby vineyard 

Neighborhood and surrounding area:
• Minutes to the villages of Kenwood and Glen Ellen
• Close to Sonoma Plaza
• Tranquil setting
• Oak studded hillsides
• Views of vineyards and Mayacama Mountains, Hood Mountain and Sugarloaf State Park

The grounds:
• Drought tolerant landscaping
• Room for a hobby vineyard 
• Seasonal creek
• Rock walls

Main level:
• Open living room with two-story ceiling
• Walls of windows
• Sliding glass doors to expansive view deck
• Wood burning fireplace with Heath tile hearth and surround
• Built-in display shelving
• First floor office or guest suite
• Chef’s kitchen with room for entertaining
• Granite counters
• Pristine cabinetry
• Stainless steel appliances
• Temperature controlled wine closet
• Walk in pantry
• Large dining area
• Access to outdoor patio
• Laundry room

• En-suite master bedroom
• Two sitting areas
• Views
• Spa tub and walk-in shower in master bathroom
• Guest bedroom
• Bonus room: den, media room, possible guest room
• Shared bath with artistic tile pattern


Special touches:
• Handcrafted Heath Ceramic tiles throughout the home
• Light, bright and airy
• Bamboo flooring
• Hardwood flooring
• Carpeting
• Nest thermostat
• Pool and spa controlled via app
• High-performance decking

• Sleek stainless-steel cable railings
• Steel standing seam roof with increased insulation
• Double pane windows
• Ventilation windows in the roof
• Dining patio
• Outdoor shower
• Attached two-car garage
• Detached storage shed

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3.5
Sq. Ft.: 2,973
Lot Size: 1.5 acres

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