05/16/2012 03:45 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

House Tour: Five Friends Share One Amazing California Vacation Home (PHOTOS)

Five couples spent a weekend together in Napa Valley and, after a long day of wine tasting, they decided two days just wasn’t enough. “We’d all had a bit too much to drink, and we started talking about how great it would be to have a shared vacation home,” says Nic Ehr, a principal and owner of Remick Associates, a high-end design-build firm. “The next morning, only 5 of the original 10 people were still interested.”

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