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Currently listed Sonoma County homes with a wood-burning fireplace

With an unseasonable cold snap this November, homebuyers may be interested in what kind of heating the houses they’re looking at have. Specifically, they may be concerned with the fireplace in the living room: is it gas or wood-burning? Most newer houses are built with gas fireplaces for energy efficiency, [...]

By | November 25th, 2022|0 Comments

Historic renovated house in Sonoma listed for $3,295,000

Built in 1945, this well-maintained house is on over 0.34 acres in Sonoma. It’s been extensively renovated to include an open floor plan, a chef’s kitchen, a sizable primary bedroom, and a 4-car garage. It's meant as a single-family residence, and the interior includes vaulted ceilings,  a living room, and [...]

By | November 22nd, 2022|0 Comments

Currently listed Sonoma County homes with a garage

Vehicles are a homeowner's second biggest expense when the monthly expenses on the car loan, insurance, maintenance, and gas are all considered. For homebuyers who own a luxury vehicle, classic, or project car, a garage may be one of the important features of the homes they’re considering. Here are three [...]

By | November 16th, 2022|0 Comments

Custom Mediterranean-style estate in Sebastopol just listed for $4,300,000

Built in 2006, this spacious estate is on over 5 acres and built in the Santa Barbara Mediterranean architectural style. The interior of this single-level house is over 6,300 square feet and includes a wine room, a professional-grade kitchen, and a private movie screening room. The interior design details include [...]

By | November 15th, 2022|0 Comments

Currently listed homes less than a mile from a local school in Sonoma County

One of the considerations for homebuyers with children is how close the home is to a local school. For buyers who want to avoid pick-up or drop-off traffic, being within walking distance to the school can be a positive. Here are the top three reasons to buy near a school: [...]

By | November 11th, 2022|0 Comments

1935 Alpaca Farmstay estate just listed for $3,100,000

Built in 1935, this three-bedroom, tw0-bathroom home underwent a rebuild in 2019 to update the interior and add solar. Part of  the estate is used as an Airbnb, while the rest is dedicated to an organic alpaca and sheep farm. This house, featuring views of Sonoma Valley vineyards,  is on [...]

By | November 8th, 2022|0 Comments

Modern Healdsburg estate recently listed for $3,750,000

Built in 2016, this modern home sits on over 2 acres and offers panoramic views of Alexander Valley. The house was designed by Blu Homes and Method Homes and the 3,900-square-foot interior includes a gourmet kitchen with high-end appliances and a butler's pantry.  There are four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and [...]

By | November 1st, 2022|0 Comments

Ranch-style homes on the market in Sonoma County

Ranch-style houses are  marked by a low-to-the-ground profile,a  feeling of openness and a more casual, informal design. While they first started appearing in the 1920s, they were fairly basic but by the 1960s extras like cathedral ceilings, varying rooflines and sunken living rooms began to appear in newer construction. Sonoma [...]

By | October 28th, 2022|0 Comments

Historic Petaluma ranch just listed for $2,900,000

This historic ranch sits on over 82 acres of land, and besides the 4, 562 square foot main residence, includes two other homes, barns and a well-established gift shop. The land is still being actively used for cattle. Widely known as the Graham Ranch, this piece of Petaluma history hasn’t [...]

By | October 25th, 2022|0 Comments

Homes for sale in Santa Rosa under $700,000

In September, the median price of homes sold in Santa Rosa was $700,000. In September, 48 homes were sold under the asking price, 15 homes were sold at the asking price, and 49 homes were sold over asking. What this shows is that, while it’s still a seller’s market, fewer [...]

By | October 21st, 2022|0 Comments