What is the Napa Valley Lifestyle?
LifeStyle Properties was founder on the reality that people who move to the Napa Valley co me here to fulfill a lifestyle goal. Much like the world class blends of our fine wines, the Napa Valley offers a rare and unique style of living that balances and blends sophistication with simplicity.
The simplicity comes from the small town, rural atmosphere and the agricultural setting. A slower, friendlier pace encourages the proper alignment of priorities such as family, celebrating friendships, health, and the fulfillment of personal life goals.
Sophistication is generated from the principal that like attracts like. Napa Valley’s world class wines and vines attract other world class assets such as health facilities, culinary arts and restaurants, education and of course real estate.
The Napa Valley lifestyle is about privilege, though not the privilege of the wealthy or exclusive, as one might assume given the real estate values here. The privilege of living here comes from the realization that the land and resources of the Napa Valley are limited, and therefore only capable of supporting a finite population. Past, present and future generations come for the same reason: to pursue a life well lived.
The Napa Valley lifestyle is as much a frame of mind focused on appreciation, as it is events and activities, or the renowned wine industry icons. Entertaining and enjoying life is celebrated and demonstrated through architecture, design, furnishings and personal style.
In terms of real estate, the Napa Valley lifestyle is defined through architecture and décor, represented by an eclectic mix of old world European styles, much like the influences of French, German, Spanish and Italian wines. From Tuscan villas to Craftsman and California bungalows, charm is the key to style and value.
You’ll find many homes accentuate the indoor/outdoor lifestyle that Napa Valley is known for. After all, with the valley’s temperate weather and impressive views, who wouldn’t want to incorporate an outdoor element into everyday living? Expansive lawns, pools, patios, decks, solariums, outdoor kitchens, fireplaces, brick ovens and bocce courts are key elements of the Napa Valley lifestyle.
Napa Valley décor common denominators include simplicity, universal floors (same flooring in every room of the house), kitchens for entertaining and cooking for a crowd, unconventional materials applied to conventional uses, outdoor furnishings selected with as much care as indoor,