Hawk Watch Winery ~ A rare opportunity to own an established Southern California boutique vineyard and winery for sale with an owner’s main residence on 9.77+/- acres in the North San Diego County picturesque community of Warner Springs. Situated in a renowned wine-producing region, the property’s proximity to other attractions while being surrounded by natural beauty makes it a desirable destination for wine enthusiasts and tourists.
Nestled amongst the foothills of Palomar Mountain and the awe-inspiring valley floor, this scenic backdrop offers breathtaking views and an inviting, tranquil atmosphere. The 1,500+/- sf winery building is perched overlooking the multi-varietal vineyard as it stretches across the manicured landscape with verdant foliage adding to the charm of the setting. The authentically designed tasting room elevates the wine tasting experience – from a framework of delicious barrels of wine in the making to the outdoor, shaded gathering areas. Whether indoors or outdoors, guest will savor their favorite wines with captivating ambiance. As you step outside, you are greeted by rows of lush and meticulously manicured grapevines, showcasing the agricultural allure of the winery. Comfortable patio and gazabo areas provide many seating options to appreciate the panoramic views of the surrounding countryside allowing guests to soak in the beauty of the landscape. Following the natural contour of rolling terrain highlighted by impressive boulders and massive rock formations, the turn-key vineyard is planted with popular varietals including Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Grenache, Malbec, Petite Sirah and Tannat.
Conveniently situated near the tasting room, the thoughtfully designed 1,919 +/- sf 3 bed/2 bath residence offers comfortable living spaces and modern conveniences for the winery operator. Step inside to discover a warm and inviting interior, where natural light streams through large windows, illuminating the living areas and creating a sense of openness. The convenient layout of the kitchen and dining area provides a cozy space for gatherings and sharing meals with loved ones with new appliances and ample storage. The home offers comfortable bedrooms, providing a peaceful sanctuary for rest and relaxation. The expansive yard embraces the outdoor lifestyle with space for gardening, entertaining, or simply enjoying the fresh air and natural beauty that surrounds you. Take in the breathtaking views of the mountains and valley while relishing in the peace and tranquility that comes with living in this serene location so private yet conveniently located near the winemaking and tasting room facility.
There is additional space for expanding the operation or further development. The property and climate are perfect for lush gardens, vegetables, a fruit orchard, or a variety of animals allowable under the County’s least restrictive zoning. The beautiful, usable terrain of the property offers an incredible canvas to customize and utilize for a variety of uses.
Well thought out and developed infrastructure has been established including water, power, and road systems. The sustainability of the private water system helps to ensure there is enough water to maintain the agricultural and residential requirements for a variety of current and future intended uses via a private water well and 10k gallons of water storage.
High elevation vineyard with a unique microclimate, including cool breezes and temperature differentials, create favorable conditions for grape cultivation and wine production. Hawk Watch Winery is known for its contributions to the growing reputation of this emerging wine region – one of four local wineries that comprise the North Mountain Wine Trail nested along the scenic Highway 79, the Southern gateway to the premier Temecula Valley Wine Country.
With a reputation for producing exceptional wines and providing a memorable tasting experience, Hawk Watch Winery is dedicated to quality craftsmanship and committed to offering premium, award-winning wines that appeal to every preference and palate. From the crisp, refreshing fruit driven whites to rich, full-bodied reds, Hawk Watch wines are hand-crafted from only the finest fruit using hands-on, old world wine making techniques. Each bottle truly represents enthusiasm and passion of the winemakers. Hawk Watch Winery received scores of 90 or above on 9 of the 31 wines submitted to Wine Enthusiast. The winery has been featured or special acknowledgement in several publications including “Edible San Diego”, “Coronado Magazine”, “Alaska Airlines In-Flight Magazine”, and the novel “Lost Valley” by author Walt Browning. Equipment, furniture, and fixtures shall convey with an acceptable offer, and current owner is willing to provide consulting to the next entrepreneurial winemaker of this incredible venture.
Hawk Watch Winery has the unique distinction of being one of only a few San Diego County wineries with a Major Use Permit. The Major Use Permit allows for many benefits such as less restrictions on production volume or retail sales, special events, more flexible operating hours, and other benefits not afforded most San Diego County wineries.
Hawk Watch Winery allows you to live, work and play in the beautiful San Diego County backcountry and offers so many compelling reasons to pursue this opportunity. ESTABLISHED REPUTATION: By acquiring the winery, you inherit its established brand and customer base, providing a solid foundation for continued success. PRIME LOCATION: Located in the peaceful rural backcountry, home to many fine restaurants and lodging accommodations along with other wineries, art galleries, music, shopping, and many enjoyable venues attracting a steady flow of visitors to Hawk Watch Winery. The area offers a variety of hiking and biking trails, as well as opportunities for fishing, hunting, and camping. Major shopping and resources are no more than 35 minutes to Temecula Valley, with the San Diego and Orange County metropolitan areas and beautiful beaches approximately 90-minutes away. GROWTH POTENTIAL: In addition to existing success, there is room for growth and expansion at Hawk Watch Winery. You can explore avenues such as increasing production, expanding distribution channels, and developing new wine varietals or blends to tap into evolving consumer preferences. UNIQUE EXPERIENCE: Hawk Watch Winery offers a distinctive experience for wine lovers. The tranquil setting, breathtaking views, and personalized service create a memorable atmosphere that sets it apart from larger, more impersonal commercial wineries. Owning such a unique establishment allows you to provide guests with an authentic and intimate wine-tasting experience. LIFESTYLE AND PASSION: Acquiring Hawk Watch Winery presents an opportunity to pursue your passion for wine and immerse yourself in the world of winemaking. It offers a fulfilling lifestyle, allowing you to combine your love for wine with entrepreneurial endeavors and creative expression. BUSINESS POTENTIAL: As the owner of Hawk Watch Winery, you have the potential to generate revenue through various channels, including on-site tasting room sales, wine club memberships, online sales, and distribution to local restaurants and retailers. The winery also provides opportunities for hosting private events, weddings, and corporate functions, further enhancing its revenue streams.
Hawk Watch Winery combines the beauty of nature with the enjoyment of wine, offering a truly enchanting and immersive experience in the heart of Southern California wine country. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or a casual enthusiast, this property provides an incredible opportunity to pursue your passion for wine, embrace sustainable farming practices and enjoy a quiet rural lifestyle.
27054 Chihuahua Valley Road, Warner Springs, CA 92086