2017 is far behind us by now, but there is still time for just one more glimpse back at some of the most lucrative property transactions of the year.

The sales run the gamut from modest country homes with profitable vineyard acreage to lavish estates with pools, guest houses and all the finest features.

It is no surprise to find a handful of show-stopper estates on the list with outdoor kitchens, million-dollar views and indoor/outdoor living rooms, but the surprise rural properties demonstrate just how lucrative land is in Sonoma County.

Click through our gallery above to see some of the most expensive homes sold in Sonoma County in 2017.

Interested in researching other real estate transactions in 2017? Search our home sales database.

Compiled from sales reported to the Sonoma County recorder and distributed to The Press Democrat by RealQuest, the nation’s largest online property information database.