When this grand Wine Country property came on the market in April 2014, its owner, Robin Williams, was still alive and its price was $29.9 million. Following the beloved actor's death, his family cut the price several times, but still the estate, known as Villa Sorriso, languished. Now, according to the Wall Street Journal, the estate has finally found a buyer for $18.1 million. The 640-acre estate comes with a five-bedroom mansion, a home theater, an art gallery, and extensive grounds including a pond and hiking trails.
Williams built the Mediterranean-style estate a decade ago, and the fact that it has 18 acres of vineyards were likely a big draw for the new buyers. According to the WSJ, they are French winemakers Alfred and Melanie Tesseron of Château Pontet-Canet, and they intend to use the vineyards to make wine. Williams left the property to his children, while the Tiburon home he shared with his wife went to her.
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