Experience the Sunstone Estate with a stay at the luxurious Sunstone Villa. A private residence of the Rice Family, they also share its unique architecture and artifacts with guests. The Villa offer guests the opportunity to see and touch a piece of history.
Surrounded by sweeping views overlooking the Santa Ynez Mountains and the winery’s 55-acre estate, the Villa at Sunstone is an old world architectural masterpiece. Built from imported limestone from a small village in France, and wood beams and roof tiles reclaimed from a 19th century lavender factory, once owned by Queen Victoria, the Tuscan-inspired Villa boasts 8,500 square feet of luxury living space.
Completed in 2004, the Villa was constructed entirely from artifacts and materials recovered from buildings and rural villages carefully selected by Sunstone founders Fred and Linda Rice while on numerous trips to quarries and reclamation yards. The Villa has five master suites each replete with its own private bath, fine linens and bedding. It also includes eight fireplaces, Billiards room and numerous terraces and patios with views of the mountains and vineyard. The Villa’s Center Courtyard with fireplace is the ideal setting to enjoy a glass of Sunstone Wine and embrace the wine country lifestyle.
The Villa is ideal for intimate family and friend getaways, and sleeps ten guests. Private gatherings are welcome for groups of under 80. Private chef and personal concierge are available upon request. Located in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley, the Villa is surrounded by world class recreation, fine dining and renowned vineyards and wineries.
If you would like to visit The Villa for a site inspection, or discuss the details of your event, contact us at (800) 313-9463 ext. 234.