St. Helena, California Real Estate And Community Information
Welcome to St. Helena, California
The rolling hills and scenic vineyards of the Napa Valley, combined with a charming village atmosphere and dozens of unique shops, world-class restaurants and cafes, attract home buyers to Saint Helena, California. Located just an hour away from the many attractions in San Francisco, the quiet neighborhoods and small-town charm of St. Helena create an ideal location where many desirable St. Helena properties can be found. Historic homes, new residences and quaint town homes can be purchased through Carolyn Roberts, your experienced St. Helena real estate agent. Wine country guests visiting family and friends in St. Helena gravitate to the magnificent jewel of St. Helena, Meadowood Resort, annual site of the live auction for Auction Napa Valley.
St. Helena HistorySt. Helena’s roots began with the Native American Onastis people who fought hard to retain their lands, but were eventually overtaken by Spanish settlers. Farmers who came to the region soon discovered that the soil and climate were ideal for growing grapes. The wine industry became a primary focus, and tourists have continued to make the Napa Valley a premier destination for wine tasting and world-class dining. The town is named for nearby Mount Saint Helena, one of the few peaks in the San Francisco Bay area that receives snowfall each year. Saint Helena home buyers who enjoy early California history will find detailed information about the region from the historical society. Unique architectural styles that reflect prior eras contribute to exclusive real estate in Saint Helena.
St. Helena Parks and RecreationA pleasant year-round climate enhances the diverse outdoor recreational opportunities available near Saint Helena homes for sale. At Crane Park, residents may enjoy playing tennis, bocce ball, baseball and volleyball along with a family picnic near the well-equipped playground. Bale Grist Mill State Historical Park, located three miles north of many Saint Helena homes, features a well-restored mill. At Bothe-Napa Valley State Park, dozens of hiking trails meander through redwood groves, where camping, swimming and bicycling are enjoyed.
St. Helena Attractions and ActivitiesCarolyn Roberts, your professional Saint Helena realtor, loves sharing the many activities for families, singles and seniors in St. Helena. Wine lovers will find a multitude of wine tasting opportunities from some of the top vintners in the country. Homes for sale in Saint Helena are close to historic sites such as the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum (housed within a wing of the St. Helena Public Library) and the Elmshaven National Monument. Local produce is featured each week at the Farmer’s Market, and numerous music and theater events take place throughout the year.
St. Helena Festivals and Special EventsEach month brings a wide array of choices in music, art and food events to St. Helena residents. Culinary arts thrive in the region, and owners of St. Helena real estate may enjoy restaurant month in January and in March, the Flavor! Napa Valley weekend, where the Culinary Institute of America offers classes and tasting sessions.
The annual Harvest Festival is held near St. Helena, and features live music, arts and crafts, a children’s carnival and races. The Napa Valley Film Festival draws hundreds of cinema fans, and a few celebrities. From Main Street parades to quiet social gatherings with friends, St. Helena is a thriving and peaceful community.
Carolyn Roberts can help you buy or sell your home or investment properties.
Please contact her by phone: 707-258-5248 or email: email@example.com.