SONOMA COUNTY PROPERTIES PRESENTS – TWO HOMES AND A CLASSIC BARN ON 11 ACRES

Sonoma County Properties proudly presents; Two legal homes with a Classic Barn on Eleven acres in Santa Rosa CA. It's a fantastic Horse or Winery / Vineyard property with lots of water and could be a great Event Site, opportunity for a Winery or Horse training / boarding facility.

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MEXICAN STYLE LUXURY COMPOUND IN SONOMA COUNTY

Sonoma County Properties loves to share the amazing and the unusual in Sonoma County real estate. This one certainly covers both. 7800 square feet of living area on 13 plus acres.

Built in the style of the famous contemporary Mexican architects Legorreta, Iturbe, de Haro and Fuentes this home adheres to the desire to combine architecture, nature and the invigorating relationship between light and color. [Read more…]

SONOMA COUNTY PROPERTIES PRESENTS #6 OF 7 ON “MAKING YOUR HOME MORE SUSTAINABLE”

You don’t have to be a contractor to be able to make some changes to your home that will make it greener and more sustainable for the years to come. There are many things that you can do that require little skill and sometimes just a willingness to change how you do things around the house will make a big difference.

In the next week, Sonoma County Properties will publish the last couple of articles I have written on this subject.

I will give you at least one BIG thing you can do (this may require some skill or a cash investment on your part) and a few smaller things (that anyone can do) that will make a difference in your savings, comfort or “carbon footprint”.

1. Wind power. Installing a wind turbine could be a great way to produce your own energy.  Start with consulting an expert in the field to see if it is feasible and worth the investment in your location.  [Read more…]

SONOMA COUNTY PROPERTIES PRESENTS #5 OF 7 ON “MAKING YOUR HOME MORE SUSTAINABLE”

You don’t have to be a contractor to be able to make some changes to your home that will make it greener and more sustainable for the years to come. There are many things that you can do that require little skill and sometimes just a willingness to change how you do things around the house will make a big difference.

In the next week, Sonoma County Properties will give you the last few articles I have written on this subject.

I will give you at least one BIG thing you can do (this may require some skill or a cash investment on your part) and a few smaller things (that anyone can do) that will make a difference in your savings, comfort or “carbon footprint”.

1. Metal roofing. Metal roofing is really durable, it doesn't have to be the ugly. There are many great looking options for metal roofs and they can last sixty years or more.

2. Invest in insulation. There are few things as essential to greening your home like providing it with good insulation. Almost as important as having insulation is having it installed correctly. This is a big subject, call me for the details.

3. Weather strips. Inexpensive weather strips can help protect your home from losing heat and cool, saving you money and reducing that carbon footprint. [Read more…]

CLOSE TO SAN FRANCISCO- #30 OF THE 100 REASONS WE LOVE LIVING IN SONOMA COUNTY

Sonoma County Properties is proud to present #30 in our series on why we love living here! The cultural diversity of Sonoma County is rich but when you add in the proximity to the San Francisco “Bay Area”, that diversity is unrivaled anywhere in the world.

We celebrated my birthday yesterday with a quick trip into San Francisco. My wife, Irene Turner treated me to a tour of the De Young Museum and a chance to see the “Dutch” Masters collection including many Rembrandt's and Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer. It was amazing to see these in person and understand why Irene always mentioned the Dutch artists “use and depth of light” in their work.

There is so much to do and see in this great city. The Museams, the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, restaurants, walking tours, theaters, the SF Giants, cable cars, you name it and you will find it there. [Read more…]

SONOMA COUNTY PROPERTIES PRESENTS- A WEST COUNTY HIDEAWAY

Sonoma County Properties is always looking for the best values in real estate. Last week we visited this gem listed by Tim Johnson of Coldwell banker. This one, while not cheap, is an excellent value.

Three bedrooms and two baths is 2293 sq ft of living area. Bright and spacious single level West Sebastopol home on just under an acre at the end of a private lane only minutes from Downtown Sebastopol and Graton. Its been beautifully updated with granite kitchen counters, new cabinets & stainless steel appliances. It also has gorgeous bathrooms. [Read more…]

SONOMA COUNTY PROPERTIES PRESENTS #4 OF 7 ON “MAKING YOUR HOME MORE SUSTAINABLE”

Sonoma County Properties presents #4 of 7 on “making your home more sustainable”. You don’t have to be a contractor to be able to make some changes to your home that will make it greener and more sustainable for the years to come. There are many things that you can do that require little skill and sometimes just a willingness to change how you do things around the house will make a big difference.

Over the next couple of months, Sonoma County Properties will give you at least one BIG thing you can do (this may require some skill or a cash investment on your part) and a few smaller things (that anyone can do) that will make a difference in your savings, comfort or “carbon footprint”.

#1. Build a solar water heater. This project is not as expensive as it sounds, but it takes a little know-how to build. It will save you a ton on water heating energy costs. [Read more…]

SONOMA COUNTY PROPERTIES PRESENTS – 7888 JOYCE DR. SEBASTOPOL, CA.

Sonoma County Properties proudly presents 7888 Joyce Dr Sebastopol.

Quiet 1.34 Acres with room for everything!

This true single level home has four bedrooms and two baths in 2600 square feet of living area. Tastefully updated, clean and well maintained, it has fresh paint and new tile and carpet floors. Natural Gas kitchen. 15 foot by 22 foot Home Theater / Game Room, wired for surround sound.

15' x 22' Home Theater or Game Room / wired for surround sound

1.34 acres includes plenty of room for RV's, Horses, Vines, Barns or equipment storage. [Read more…]

SONOMA COUNTY LUXURY HOMES PRESENTS-SUNRISE RIDGE GARDENS IN SEBASTOPOL!

Sonoma County Luxury Homes Presents Sunrise Ridge Gardens in Sebastopol. It is an amazing permaculture base site that sits high upon an east facing ridge with sweeping views of vineyards, redwood forest and mountains. This magnificent artisan estate was designed by renowned architect Christopher Alexander whose talent has created a masterpiece of profound beauty.

Sunrise Ridge Gardens Main House

The grounds include main house, guest house, caretakers quarters, meditation room, yurt, exercise room, pond and meandering creek. And did I mention VIEWS? [Read more…]