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Former NFL quarterback Joe Montana’s California estate is on the market at a 41% price cut — and it comes with an equestrian facility and a shooting range. Here’s a look inside.

Montana’s estate can now be yours at a 41% discount. Shareif Ziyadat/Getty Images; Paul Rollins; Yutong Yuan/Business InsiderFormer NFL quarterback Joe Montana has relisted his California estate for $28.9 million, The Wall Street Journal reported. It was originally listed for $49 million in 2009. The property was designed by Montana and his wife in the early 2000s and includes everything from a skeet shooting range to a wine-tasting room. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. ...more

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49ers legend Joe Montana relisting 500-acre Calistoga ranch for $28.9M

Earlier this month, 49ers Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana put his 87-acre Northern California ranch on the market for $3.1 million. And now, he’s listing his 500-acre estate right next door for $28.9 million. The property originally floated for $49 million a decade ago, but now is on the market for less. The France and Italy-inspired home began to take shape in the late ...more

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Joe Montana’s Calistoga-area estate for sale, again

Joe Montana’s Knights Valley estate is for sale for $28.9 million. Montana and his family are looking for a buyer for his 500 acre ‘equestrian estate with a European inspired villa.” The estate, known as Villa Montana, has a Calistoga mailing address but is technically located in in Sonoma County. He first offered it for sale for $49 million back in 2009. Ten years later, ...more

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A look inside Joe Montana’s 9,700-square-foot Napa mansion that’s hitting the market

According to the Wall Street Journal the home, completed in the early 2000s, features a small moat and turrets Ever since I heard about Joe Montana’s 500-acre Calistoga ranch with a 9,700-square-foot Tuscan mansion, stables, olive trees and a wine cellar that can hold 3,500 bottles, I like to imagine the Montanas greeting visitors by saying, “It’s not much, but we call it home.” The ...more

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Amazing Joe Montana ranch property in play: See the $29 million Napa villa

San Francisco 49ers great Joe Montana is selling a distinctive 500-acre Napa Valley villa for $28.9 million. BY DAVID CARACCIO San Francisco 49ers great Joe Montana is selling a distinctive 500-acre Napa Valley villa for $28.9 million. The equestrian estate in Calistoga, California, was inspired by his and his wife Jennifer’s travels in Italy and France during breaks in the NFL legend’s career, according to the ...more

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Joe and Jennifer Montana list their Sonoma estate for $28.9 million

By Ted Andersen  – Digital Editor, San Francisco Business TimesJul 11, 2019, 10:29am EDT Forty Niners legend Joe Montana and wife Jennifer are selling the huge family home they built in Wine Country more than 15 years ago. The sprawling, 500-acre estate, which just went on the market yesterday, includes an Italianate villa, guesthouse/art studio, caretakers’ cottage, professional equestrian arena and stables for 30 horses with offices and staff residences. ...more

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Montana’s residence in Napa Valley up for sale for $29 million

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher Legendary NFL quarterback Joe Montana has put his Napa Valley mansion up for sale. If you had a cool $29 million, this large residence can be yours. The 500 acre house located on the rolling hills of Napa Valley went up on the market on Wednesday, according to SF Gate. The residence borders both Sonoma and Napa counties. This is ...more

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Joe Montana’s 500-acre Napa Valley estate listed for $29 million

A 15-minute drive from Calistoga in the Napa Valley, Villa Montana is a 500-acre estate with an Italianate villa, guest house, caretaker’s cottage, and equestrian arena. 49ers legend Joe Montana, and his wife, Jennifer, built the home in 2003. Set amid 500 acres of oak-studded rolling hills in the Napa Valley region, an Italianate villa owned by 49ers legend Joe Montana and his wife, Jennifer, ...more

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Russian Hill home once owned by ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ creator’s widow asks $13.8M

Willis Polk mansion comes with a stained-glass window depicting the ship featured in Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Treasure Island.” By Brock Keeling@BrockKeeling  Jun 14, 2019, 10:49am PDT Shortly after losing her husband, the noted writer Robert Louis Stevenson, Fanny Osbourne Stevenson, herself a magazine writer, commissioned Willis Polk to design this Mediterranean- and Tudor-style mansion near the top of Russian Hill. The circa-1900 home, located at 2323 Hyde (any similarity to Strange Case of ...more

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Piedmont estate once owned by a winemaker listed for $6.68 million

By Amy Graff, SFGATE Updated 12:30 pm PDT, Tuesday, June 11, 2019 A stately mansion with a storied past on a one-acre parcel in the exclusive East Bay city of Piedmont is on the market for the first time. Featuring seven bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms spread across 8,000 square feet, the home is listed for $6.68 million. With a craftsman facade and an interior adorned in classical details ...more

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