Elegant modern sunny home on two acres in rural residential area in the middle of the Russian River and Green Valley Wine appellation in West Sonoma County, 12 minutes from Bodega beaches, yet in a sunny inland weather area.
40' x 20' x 9' heated pool, non-chlorine (salt generator) and spa. Large views of redwood forest, meadow, mature landscaping, old Oaks, 100 acre organic garden behind. Hiking and biking trails, minutes to the Russian River with boating and swimming. Fine dining, world class wineries, breathtaking beaches, fabulous weather.
60 minutes No. of San Francisco, within minutes of Healdsburg (25), Graton (7), Sebastopol (7), Forestville (12), Occidental (9), Bodega (5), Tomales Bay (25). Visit our web site sarasOasis.com
Beautiful, artful, sunny, rural and relaxing.: This is a beautiful wine country setting. The house is open and sunny, with hand crafted furniture and finishings, oriental carpets, sculpture and paintings. The large heated pool and spa are inviting places to relax swim and sun (non-chlorine, salt generated pool).
You may canoe on the Russian River, go deep sea fishing at Bodega Bay, surfing at Salmon Creek beach, beach combing at the numerous beaches, antiquing in and around Sebastopol, go golfing at Bodega, Guernville, or Santa Rosa, try out a variety of wines at the scores of wineries in the area, eat fresh seafood, try out the various restaurants which feature the abundance of organic produce, meats and wines from Sonoma County.
Sonoma County, exciting wines, gorgeous beaches: Sonoma County has rolling hills, sweeping vineyards, world class wineries, exciting beaches and cliffs with surfing, fishing, and whale watching.
It is a gormandise paradise, with fine dining spots located in the little villages in the surrounding area for example: Healdsburg, Occidental, Freestone,Graton, Forestville, Sebastopol. You will find artist's studios, jazz and other music festivals and venues. You may go to Tomales or Marshall and pick the oysters out of the sea, or buy fresh fish from the docks at Bodega Bay and bring it all home to grill by the pool or on the deck.
San Francisco is an easy day trip away where you may cross over the Golden Gate Bridge, visit the museums such as the SF Museum of Modern Art, the Asian Art Museum, the Palace of the Legion of Honor and......many more. Visit the world famous Aquarium, the Exploratoriun, China Town, North Beach, Castro and Noe Valley all invite you to visit. The Napa Valley is just over the hills.
Plenty to do...or nothing: Within a 30 minute radius there are numerous activities. There is a large concert venue, Wells Fargo Center with classical and pop concerts year round. There are several repertory theaters, small venues for classical concerts as well as night club performances. Live Jazz is available in several places, including numerous winery concerts. We even have casinos north of Santa Rosa and in Rohnert Park. Visit one of our small local night spots for live music and dancing.
I am an artist and a retired San Francisco high school teacher. Much of the furniture and cabinetry in the house was hand crafted by my husband and me. His furniture is shown in galleries in Northern California. I am a sculptor and web designer and live and work nearby. The house was designed and lovingly built to house our family, now gone to their own lives. It is sunny and private with lots of oak trees and a meadow. If you moved to Sonoma County, this is exactly where you would want to live...beautiful, quiet, private and inviting. We eat organic fruits and vegetables all year long, not to mention quaff the wine.
As a child I came from Denver to visit my aunties here in Sebastopol in the 1940's-60's. While living in San Francisco during the 70-90's we set up our furniture and wood working shop here when it became too costly to work in SF, eventually moving the family here to live in the country. While living in SF we came up here for the Apple Festival, concerts and dances and enjoyed visiting the beach and all the little villages.
It is so quiet here I could not move back to the city. Everywhere one looks one sees beauty and that's important to me. It's exciting to have so many artists and vineyards surrounding us, and being near the ocean and seeing the green and hilly landscape, studded with oaks and redwoods just tops it all off.