Napa Valley Waterfront Homes
Considering A Waterfront Community?
When moving to the coastal region of northern California, many consider living in a waterfront community. Homes in our area are built on the Napa River. The tranquil waters of the inter-coastal waterway with navigational access to the San Francisco Bay and rich with Northern California history. Our area also has a multitude of homes located on the marshy sounds. Waterfront living is a relaxing lifestyle around our gorgeous river and all its amenities.
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Living by the water represents the highest level of luxury for many homeowners. If you dream of owning waterfront property to use as a vacation home, a part-time retirement home, or a full-time residence, then you should definitely consider the inter-coastal water of Napa California.
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Napa Yacht Club and River Park Marina are small, friendly communities that offer great options for families, retirees, vacation home owners and investors looking to buy real estate. Not only does the area boast a large percentage of homes on or nearby the water, it also offers great shopping, fine dining, and vibrant cultural arts scene. The weather is perfect for outdoor activities from walking the River to Rim trails to golfing to boating to fishing to water sports.
Napa Yacht Club Lifestyle
Whether you are a nature lover, a water sports enthusiast, or a golfer we have it all.
Some define the waterfront lifestyle as 24/7 access fun in the sun. For others, waterfront living equals a quiet place to connect with nature. And still others seek a million-dollar view where they can enjoy fine meals with friends while watching the sunset. Whatever lifestyle you’re looking for, our desirable river area offers a multitude of possibilities for every water lover, including:
- Napa Yacht Club and River Park Waterfronts, vibrant multi-generational communities.
- Contemporary style villas, a relaxing retreat on our ecologically-rich marshes and sounds.
- Family-friendly properties with private boat slips or docks on the Inter-coastal Waterway.
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Napa Yacht Club, River Park, Marina and Vista Condominiums, may be the right choice for your new home. Waterfront communities make up idyllic neighborhoods and townships where year-round residents, part-time residents and investors create a perfect blend.
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Living on the Napa river is a relaxing ride to world class dining.
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How to Choose a Waterfront Property
With any home purchase, it’s important to figure out exactly what you want and need from you home in order to make a wise decision. But with a highly desirable Napa waterfront home, you don’t want to make a wise decision, you want to make the right decision. Special considerations should be taken to ensure that your property will suit your lifestyle and allow you to enjoy the activities you love.
Consider the two L’s = Lifestyle and Location:
Although most people initially start a real estate search that focuses on “Waterfront”, the most important term in your search should be “Lifestyle”. Ask yourself these very important questions to narrow your focus on properties that will be best suited to your needs and desires:
How do I envision using my waterfront property?
What are your priorities when it comes to a waterfront lifestyle? Do you want to be able to grab a standup paddle-board of kayak in the garage or on your own dock and walk right to the water? Do you need a boat slip? Which is more important, water access or an unforgettable view? What types of recreation do you enjoy and can you easily enjoy them in this home? Do you want a quiet place on the river for reflecting and enjoying nature, or a spot on the river for jet skiing, boating and big parties?
How often will I be there?
Some properties are better suited for seasonal use than others. Buyers looking for a seasonal property typically prefer Marsh preserve view homes whereas year-round residents are more likely to choose Water view homes. Also consider how often you will have guests; nothing is more enticing to friends and families than visiting you in a beautiful waterfront property!
We’ve all heard the old adage that in real estate, there are only three things that matter: Location, Location, Location
When searching for the ideal waterfront property, make sure that you think about location in terms beyond the proximity to the water.
Ask yourself: Is the property in close proximity to the amenities that matter most to me?
How far away is the nearest marina or yacht club? If you have medical needs, be sure your property is convenient to a hospital.
If you travel often on business, limit your search to properties within reasonable driving distance to an airport like San Francisco or Oakland International Airports.
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Napa Yacht Club Floor Plans
Homes in the Yacht Club are based on 10 base models from 2 builders: Lyon Homes and O’Brien Homes. Below you can see illustrations and learn more about each Floor Plan:
Lyon Homes Floor Plans: The Capri | The Alcapulco | The Catalina | The Nantucket | The Costa Brava
O’Brien Homes Floor Plans: Bistro Don Giovanni | Chanterelle | Trilogy | Silverado | Piatti
What Is It Like to Live in a Waterfront Home?
The allure of waterfront living has made Napa Valley one of the most desirable places to live in the United States, but what is it really like to own a waterfront property in the area? Donald Buresh, has assisted countless homeowners find their dream homes by the water.
What Is It Like to Live in Napa California?
One of the first adjectives people use when describing the Napa Valley area is “charm”. The hills and valley floor are rooted with some of the world’s finest vineyards, the street are clean, and the people are welcoming and friendly. Napa’s walk-able historic downtown is the heart of the artistic community with film festivals, art galleries, and local theater productions. The River-walk is a gathering place where you’ll find the local farmer’s market, free concerts, and seasonal festivals.
You’ll find plenty of great places to shop, eat and explore throughout the area. Points of interest include the Fine dining at Morimoto, Cole‘s Chop House, Gotts Road house and Restaurante Alegria. If you feel the need to splurge, you can head up valley to the town of Yountville, and Dine at French Laundry Hurley’s or Bistro Jaunty. Another great feature of living in the area is proximity to historic Sacramento, Petaluma and Bodega Bay.
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The area draws a wide range of residents, giving real character to the community. You’ll find families who enjoy the excellent private schools and the active churches and religious groups. There are professionals who love the proximity to major highways and airports, yet enjoy relaxing during weekends. And, you’ll meet quite a few empty-nesters who have claimed the area as their new home due to the temperate climate and the dynamic array of leisure activities.