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1817 Main Street
St Helena, CA 94574


Iconic St. Helena Farmhouse 

An enchanting compound located on the most prestigious stretch of St. Helena’s historic Main Street, the Iconic Yellow Farmhouse is available for the first time in over fifty years. Lovingly maintained with respect to its original character, this property is not to be missed.


Up a private drive on a gentle rise above Main Street, the Iconic Yellow Farmhouse is ideally situated to enjoy views of the trees and hillsides. The family compound is perfectly arranged to provide easy gathering and yet provides ample privacy. The well-constructed carport provides four spaces, with additional parking available on site for several more cars.


The picturesque main house greets you with over 1750± sq ft of a grand wrap-around covered porch - 12 ft wide and ideal for entertaining. Inside this three-bedroom, three-bathroom main home, you’ll find two living rooms ready for family gatherings. The open concept chef's kitchen and dining room includes a large center island and a large farmhouse table that easily seats twelve. Upstairs are two bedrooms and a shared bath, with a generous primary suite that includes a private office.


There are two guest quarters on the property: a one-bedroom guest house with a kitchenette and fireplace; and a three-story water tower with a full kitchen, one-and-a-half baths, bedroom, artist studio and a private wrap around deck for entertaining.


The grounds include a gorgeous naturally styled pool that integrates with an outdoor bar, fire pit, giant coastal redwood, and lush landscaping to create a serene, private environment. The property includes mature trees; Redwoods, Oaks, Magnolias, Walnut, Ginkgo, Crepe Myrtle, and Citrus (Orange, Grapefruit, Lemon), raised garden beds, native grasses, and a multitude of flowers. The Iconic Yellow Farmhouse is a rare property to come available and should be visited to appreciate it fully.

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  • 1.56 ± acre parcel

  • Built originally circa 1850 

  • Compound Includes: Main Residence, Guest House, Water Tower with living quarters, Historic Icehouse & Carport

  • Main House: 3BD | 3BA 

  • Guest House: 1BD | 1 BA, with kitchenette

  • Water Tower House: 2BD | 1.5 BA, with full kitchen

  • Icehouse:  Workshop, Wine Cellar, Compound Laundry, Storage, and Attic

  • Four-car covered Carport

  • Grand wrap-around covered porch - 12 ft wide and over 1750 sq ft

  • Gorgeous naturally styled in-ground pool designed to integrate with outdoor bar, giant redwood and lush landscaping to create a serene, private environment. 

  • Single-family ownership since 1971

Property Overview

Main House

First Floor

+      Living Room

+      Formal entry foyer

+      Wide, natural archways 

+      Large open concept eat-in Chef's Kitchen & Dining Room 

+      Full bath 

+      Two wood-burning fireplaces

Second Floor

+      Primary bedroom with office & second staircase to foyer

+      Multiple closets

+      Primary Bath includes shower stall, double sinks, and soaking tub

+.     Primary Bath finished with vertical grain fir

+      Two additional bedrooms

+      Bathroom with dual sinks, and walk-in shower

+      Laundry Room

Compound Auxillary Buildings

Water Tower Guest House

+      Full kitchen

+      Full Bath 

+      Living room 

+      Second floor Bedroom/Office/Artist Studio

+      Third-floor Bedroom, and Half Bath

+      Ground-floor wrap around deck perfect for entertaining 



+      Workshop

+      Compound Laundry 

+      Wine Cellar

+      Storage

+      Attic

Guest House

+      Open floor plan

+      Living room/Dining room

+      Kitchenette with 4-burner stove-top and under-counter refrigerator

+      Bedroom

+      Full bath 



St Helena

The City of St. Helena is located in the center of the world famous wine growing Napa Valley, 65 miles north of San Francisco.

The area was settled in 1834 as part of General Vallejo's land grant. The City of St. Helena was incorporated as a City on March 24, 1876 and reincorporated on May 14, 1889.


The City from its inception has served as a rural agricultural center. Over the years, with the growth and development of the wine industry, the City has become an important business and banking center for the wine industry. The City also receives many visitors as a result of the wine industry and the area's scenic qualities. The main goal of the City is to maintain a small-town atmosphere and to provide quality services to its citizens.

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Listed by 

Thomas Dixon

Coldwell Banker

DRE# 01465537


Erin Lail

Coldwell Banker

DRE# 02027696


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