A St. Helena resident for over 45 years, Joel Toller has an insider’s understanding of the local area and its residents. Joel is well-versed in all aspects of real estate: from property valuations, to preparing a property for market, to finding the best loan, to getting the necessary permits for improvements. His in-depth real estate knowledge, creative problem-solving abilities, and expert negotiation skills have resulted in hundreds of successful real estate transactions valued at over $700,000,000.
Since becoming a realtor in 2000, Joel has quickly become one of the Napa Valley’s top-producing agents. He specializes in representing buyers and sellers of luxury residential properties, wineries, vineyards, and complex development deals throughout Napa, Sonoma and Lake Counties. He ranks in the top 1% of Coldwell Banker agents worldwide and has earned prestigious awards consecutively for the past five years. Joel is included in “The Leading 100: The Top Performers in Bay Area Real Estate.”
Joel’s love for the Napa Valley is evident in his community service work and charitable giving. He is a member of St. Helena Rotary, the St. Helena Public Schools Foundation and Endowment Trust, the St. Helena Hospital Board of Ambassadors, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and advises Our Town St. Helena on affordable housing issues. He has been an English-Spanish operating room translator for Rotoplast in Guatemala and a Peace Corps volunteer in Panama, where he taught sustainable agriculture practices.
Joel holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in agricultural business from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and speaks fluent Spanish.
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Surrounded by 40 lush acres in the premium grape-growing region of Howell Mountain AVA. Panoramic 180 degree views towards the Mayacama Mt. Range and into St. Helena captures enchanting sunrises and magnificent sunsets. Tucked at the end of a pri...View Property
Located on one of St. Helena's most coveted downtown streets is a rare opportunity to acquire a acre building parcel in within the city limits. Overlooking the infamous Madrona Ranch Vineyard and open meadows, one finds peace, quiet and solitude...View Property
In the serene hills of Oakville one finds a peaceful and quiet location to escape from it all on the coveted Oakville Grade. Existing structure with building entitlements, well, power and installed engineered septic system serves as an easy path t...View Property
Highly sought after vineyard and modernized residence near the quaint town of Kelseyville. The single level ranch house has been completely updated with granite counters, custom tile backsplash, farmhouse sink and a real wood burning fireplace wit...View Property
Enter a private gated entrance and pass through lush vineyards of Constant Winery, one arrives at a magical area atop of Diamond Mt. Reconnect with nature, freshen your senses and step out of the daily hustle within this 120-acre nature preserve s...View Property
Ideal building site in a quiet and peaceful country setting on the prestigious Dry Creek Rd. in Oakville. Views of surrounding mountains, hills and the sound of a babbling seasonal creek appeal to those looking for a home in nature with solitude. ...View Property
Modern barn style home set among 10 private and secluded acres. 360 degree views of surrounding hills, mountains and a sea of lush vineyards. A two bedroom detached unit provides accommodations for guests to feel secluded but still close enough t...View Property
44 acre estate building site and Cabernet vineyard on northern section of Big Ranch road awaits the discerning buyer. Panoramic vineyard views and distant mountain tops create the perfect balance for those seeking privacy and seclusion all just a...View Property
Wander down a quiet, secluded lane and discover one of St. Helena's hidden treasures: Villa Tra Vigne. Only blocks from Main Street, yet a world away from the clamor of commerce. With unobstructed views across the vineyards to the eastern hills...View Property
Newly constructed retreat on St. Helena's quiet & exclusive west-side Palmer Drive. Warm, modern single story 3 bd/3 bth home & 1 bd/1 bth office/guest cottage & large garage on 1.17 acres. Outdoor living includes pizza oven, pool/spa, putting gre...View Property
Sitting amongst a sea of vines and just south of the town of Yountville, one finds a private and rare 3.6 +/- acre parcel. The enchanting tree-lined drive leads to a stylishly updated Craftsman-style 3-bedroom, 2 bath residence remodeled in 2018. ...View Property
Down a private lane on one of St. Helena's most exclusive drives, this 4 bed, 3.5 bath home is sited on a beautiful level, landscaped acre with views everywhere one turns. Gracious, light-filled living spaces flow through to an outdoor entertainer...View Property
Offering an incredible combination of style, quality and full lake views, this contemporary hilltop estate is sited on +/- 11 acres overlooking Lake Hennessy. Accessed through a private gated entrance, the property is comprised of a 3,453+/- s.f. ...View Property
Coveted neighborhood and two blocks from downtown St. Helena, one finds this recently updated 4,000+ sq. ft. farmhouse. High ceilings and large living spaces open up to an outdoor kitchen, decks and pool/spa entertaining paradise. Inside, reclaime...View Property
Modern, luxury farmhouse on St. Helena's west side. Completely remodeled in 2018. 4 light-filled bedrooms, 3 baths. Details include cathedral ceilings, hand-milled trusses from locally-sourced woods, custom shiplap walls, Carrara marble kitchen + ...View Property
A sleek west side property completely renovated in 2018. Two bdrm, two bth main house with open flowing floorplan, large chef's kitchen, guesthouse with kitchen and bath, and private backyard all located on a quiet street in downtown St. Helena. A...View Property
Architecture meets art in this secluded contemporary estate located a short distance to Calistoga and St. Helena. Unique in every respect, this 3 bed/4 bath home showcases custom finishes, cathedral ceilings & floor to ceiling windows for a spacio...View Property
Primely situated on the world-famous Silverado Trail, in captivating Calistoga, this warm and inviting home provides the perfect wine country retreat. Surrounded by producing olive trees, overlooking miles of vineyards, the 1.9 +/- ac property inc...View Property
Discover this warm contemporary French farmhouse in a stunning rustic, natural creek setting on coveted Oakville Grade. Beautifully balanced scale with soaring ceilings, grand fireplaces and an inspiring great room/kitchen showcase the rich timele...View Property
Remodeled Mid-Century Modern home on quiet lane with year-round creek minutes to St. Helena. 3bd/2bth with detached studio on 1.9 acres. Great room concept, open beams and large windows cast abundant light providing spectacular views of landscape ...View Property
Stunning remodeled modern farmhouse on St. Helena's west side. Sleekly designed with tasteful finishes throughout. This two-story, four bedroom, three bath home features high ceilings, smart home technology, a contemporary sparkling white kitchen,...View Property
Enjoy a resort-like living experience in this sophisticated oasis on St. Helena's coveted west side. A contemporary single level home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac, close to downtown St. Helena. Designed by Fischer Architects and remodeled in 2...View Property
Rare modern farmhouse completely remodeled in 2018. A retreat offering privacy, yet only minutes from downtown St. Helena. Light-filled, open concept with vaulted ceilings. Smart home with Lutron lighting, Sonos, and home theater system. Concrete ...View Property
Luxury awaits with this handsomely remodeled home featuring high end finishes, chef's kitchen/great room, and expansive vineyard views. Indoor/outdoor living starts with retractable paneled doors which open onto a newly constructed redwood deck a...View Property
Welcome home to 1181 Starr Avenue in St. Helena. This rare 4 bed, 3.5 bath home is surrounded by award-winning landscape design and set in a quiet yet central neighborhood proximate to parks, schools, and gorgeous vineyards. Ample interior spaces ...View Property
A babbling creek and park-like setting create a nature-inspired retreat on one of St. Helena's coveted country lanes. Open concept living, newly remodeled kitchen and professionally landscaped gardens look onto cobblestone walls, swimming pool/sp...View Property
Beautifully updated 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home on a quiet cul-de-sac. 3 Br, 2.5 Ba are located on the main floor and a large 4th bedroom with en-suite on the upper level. Kitchen has black granite counter tops and built in eating area. Formal dining...View Property
Calling all investors, contractors or those who seek work force or employee housing! Just 2 blocks from downtown St. Helena, this large high density residential lot provides endless opportunity for redevelopment into townhouses/condos or remodel t...View Property
Based on an original 1920's hunting cabin in the quiet hills just south of the city of Calistoga, this private designer retreat is a turnkey escape for a primary or secondary residence in Napa Valley's storied Diamond Mountain AVA. Behind a gated ...View Property
This desirable 4 bd/3 ba, 2,517 sq. ft., contemporary home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac on St. Helena's west side, blocks from downtown. Cathedral ceilings and multiple windows allow for natural light throughout the open living spaces. Updated...View Property
This ranch style home is set on a private hillside drive, overlooking St. Helena. Serene + nestled among beautiful oak trees + lush landscaping. Built in 1972, remodeled in 1998 by Frank Borges, the home features quality craftsmanship. The floorpl...View Property
On a quiet cul-de-sac in the highly appealing west side of Saint Helena, sits a contemporary 3 bed/2 bath home. This custom-built home has a natural flow, with an inviting living room and open concept kitchen, eat-in-breakfast nook, and peninsula ...View Property
Less than a half mile from Oxbow Public Market, tucked onto a quiet tree-lined street, this recently remodeled Alta Heights home has much to adore. Originally built in 1920, architectural character has been maintained with details such as original...View Property
This stately 1890 Victorian home is located in the heart of Napa Valley on a large corner lot, framed by mature trees and proximate to St. Helena's vibrant downtown. With many modern upgrades and its classical architecture, the home combines eras ...View Property
This quality 3BR/2BA California ranch home on St. Helena's west side offers turn-key living + gorgeous vineyard views. Great single level floorpan, hardwood floors, + lots of windows + light. Recently remodeled bathrooms. Beautiful kitchen w/ isla...View Property
This prime parcel and residence in St. Helena offer privacy and space to make a wine country dream come true. Large lot with existing home to remodel, or build new. Proximate to Meadowood and Napa Valley Reserve. Ample space for main home, guest h...View Property
This private retreat is nestled among lovely old growth trees and offers miles of views of valley floor vineyards and hills beyond. Distinctive cedar shake exterior, rich fir floors, custom millwork, open floorplan, lovely kitchen with Viking rang...View Property
Classic 1880's farmhouse on .73 of an acre on one of the town's most coveted streets. 1,474 s.f., 3 bd/1 bth home, redwood barn and detached studio overlook a year-round creek. A picket fence, covered porch, and outdoor fireplace bring one back to...View Property
Perfect in-town cottage on large lot, proximate to St. Helena's vibrant downtown. Storybook details and modern architectural features frame this charming main house and detached studio. Airy and bright, the main house features vaulted ceilings, ex...View Property
This remodeled ranch-style home is located in the heart of St. Helena in a quiet cul-de-sac, proximate to downtown. Single-level layout w/ quality contemporary finishes & flowing floorplan that maximizes living & entertaining space. Newly painted ...View Property
9 acres on the coveted Franz Valley School Rd provides endless opportunities to those looking for a private and quiet country property. Two seasonal ponds, hiking trails and open meadows awaits the outdoor enthusiast. The existing 3 bd/2bth reside...View Property
Fall in love with this 176 acre panoramic view parcel in the Oakville Appellation. Offering absolute serenity and total privacy in a multi-million dollar neighborhood, just 4 miles away from Hwy 29. Great opportunity for a developer or build your ...View Property
Oaks and madrones enhance the natural setting of this 4.84 acre estate site on Crystal Springs Rd. Multiple building locations, easy access and abundant water provide ample opportunities to design and create a dream home. Private and secluded wi...View Property
This serene 4.43 acre parcel with vineyard views offers plenty of potential for the creative buyer. A 2 bed/1bath 1928 cottage may be renovated/expanded or start fresh and build your dream home. Open pasture land with gentle slopes are well-suited...View Property
This 4 Bd/3 Bth 1,859 s.f. ranch home with elements of the 1950's Eichler-style features a wood burning fireplace, natural light and spacious rooms. The single level floor plan allows for a large great room that flows to the back patio for easy in...View Property
A delightful vintage ranch style home nestled on a prominent 1/2 acre parcel in the quaint town of Angwin. Located on one of the most desirable country roads in Howell Mountain and surrounded by natural beauty, this peaceful family home presents a...View Property
Contractors special or end user looking for a unique opportunity awaits a deserving buyer in this quiet country setting. Almost 1/2 of an acre with mature fruit trees, a well to provide water, along with ample space to roam. Situated only 1/2 mi...View Property
Don't miss this perfect opportunity to create your own private resort/retreat on 163 picturesque, bio-diverse acres in the eastern hills of the Napa Valley. Free flowing springs open to warm soaking pools that overlook the natural landscape and ex...View Property
Rare, buildable 1 acre parcel on coveted Greenfield Road, a stone's throw from Lake Hennessy. Expansive vineyard and forest views. Peace, privacy, quiet and tranquility at one of St. Helena's most desirable addresses. Close to town, but a world aw...View Property
Enter a private gated entrance while passing through lush vineyards of Constant Winery, one arrives at a magical area atop of Diamond Mt., freshen your senses and step out of the daily hustle within this 120-acre nature preserve. Experience starry...View Property
We have worked with Joel for the last 20 years and it's always been a very positive experience. We highly recommend him!
Buyer & Seller
Just doesn't get better than this guy! Trust him implicitly. Works tirelessly. Fun and Intelligent. Great customer service. Fast and competent. The all around best.
Joel was phenomenal during the buying process. My wife and I were first time homebuyers, and Joel made the process seamless and comfortable. He has continued to be helpful as we settle into our new neighborhood. I highly recommend him.
Buyer & Seller
Fantastic experience, excellent communication, diligent and knowledgeable about the market and the legal aspects of the real estate contracts. Joel is easy to reach, and explains things thoroughly, such a plus! We would highly recommend him to others anytime.
Joel is the consummate professional, responsive, knowledgeable and kind. I highly recommend him to anyone who is considering a real estate transaction. We have worked together on a few projects of varying complexity. My family has great respect for Joel and his team
Buyer & Seller
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