ABOUT ST. HELENA
St. Helena is touted as ‘Napa Valley’s Main Street’. It is one of the wine region’s most charming and vibrant communities that attract travelers from around the world, and serves as a hub for many visitors. It revels in its wonderful wine, lively arts, music, lavish restaurants, boutique shopping, and warm hospitality which makes it a premier destination for people looking to experience all that Napa Valley has to offer. All these reasons make it easy to see why St. Helena luxury real estate is in a league of its own.
The city began as a center of agriculture in Northern California nearly two centuries ago. Today the city has developed extensively and paralleled the growth in the area's wine industry. In addition to housing some fantastic wineries and vineyards, St. Helena also houses much of the financial infrastructure that keeps the local wine industry moving.
Winemaking in St. Helena began in the 19th century, and the history of wine is ubiquitous throughout the town. St. Helena is home to a number of wineries, which range from the well-known Sutter Home and Louis Martini, to Napa Valley’s oldest continuously operating winery, Beringer Vineyards. It also houses dozens of smaller, yet award-winning vineyards waiting to be enjoyed.
AMENITIES OF THE ST. HELENA COMMUNITY
The streets are lined with quaint shops that have much to offer. These galleries and boutiques allow St. Helena to keep its idyllic, small-town charm, but at the same time ooze a subtle sophistication. Moreover, the town’s main thoroughfare is home to a number of historic buildings, such as the Culinary Institute of America which is housed in a long-standing stone building—the Culinary Institute also offers a delicious tasting bar and classes to those interested. Even though St. Helena is as tranquil as they come, if you find yourself in need of some much-needed relaxation St. Helena has several spas such as Meadowood Napa Valley.
WHY BUYING ST. HELENA REAL ESTATE IS RIGHT FOR YOU
St. Helena also has a rich community outside of the wine and tourism industry and nearly 6,000 people are happy to call this town home. St. Helena has clean streets, safe neighborhoods, and great schools. The residents and local government have made a concerted effort to have St. Helena retain its beautiful charm while housing more of the livelier parts of Napa Valley. In fact, the town is so alluring many tourists have a hard time deciding to leave themselves.
The town is larger than many others in the valley, which means there are more properties than neighboring towns. St. Helena additionally boasts some of the most exquisite estate property in the region, with incredible views of the valley.
Ginger has a proven track record in St. Helena’s luxury real estate market. If you’re looking to buy or sell a property in St. Helena, look no further and contact Ginger today.