Escape the endless modern farmhouses and acquire a taste of the South in the Wine Country.
Fall in love with this jaw-dropping majestic estate the moment you cross over the country bridge where 3.5 bucolic acres opens up to welcome you. Travel along the white picket fence, where this stunning 110 foot wide Georgian colonial beckons you, and enter a charming front yard through the arched arbor, to admire the 8 foot high Red Sevillana rose hedge - blending perfectly with the Sally Holmes rose hedge bordering the upper parking area- and highlighted by a 3 tier Italian fountain featuring a Pegasus design as well as a well-lit 12x16 gazebo flanked by cherry blossom trees. 22 foot Ionic columns grace the entrance of the wide veranda, which provides the perfect space to sip summer lemonade, or impress guests with Holiday decor.
Enter the impressive foyer, and the downstairs features a formal salon drenched in sunlight, with a charming fireplace surrounded in carrara marble as it's centerpiece, across from a formal dining room large enough to host the most fabulous dinner parties. A chef's kitchen sits adjacent, highlighted by a 4x10 center island with hidden stool space, a baking center with puck lighting, 3 built in cutting boards, 2 refrigerators, 3 full sinks with pull out sprayers, 3 garbage disposals, 2 dishwashers, and a 6 burner Viking range plus gas and convection double ovens. The gorgeous Omega cabinetry offers soft-close cabinets and drawers, with custom cabinet lighting as well as glass-front opportunities to display your treasures. A convenient "Keeping Room" resides next to the kitchen with special insulation designed to keep your pantry items cool, as well as laundry hookups and a "Cocker Spaniel" deep Kohler sink with a pull out sprayer. The adjacent storage and utility room offers additional space to store items needed for entertaining or decor.
Surrounded by windows and sliding glass doors on each side, the morning room sits off the kitchen, offering the perfect location to sip your coffee and read the paper while a welcoming family room is highlighted by crown molding and drop lighting, electrical outlets in the floor for stand alone lighting, and an impressive gas fireplace to make the space warm and cozy.
The north wing of the home offers a library with built in wet bar, full bathroom, and an additional bonus space with it's own entrance, giving it potential to be an in-law suite or separate rental. This entire area can be closed off from the other rooms in the home to create privacy and space if you choose and is accentuated by beautiful Tiffany chandeliers, a built in desk and cabinetry and elegant french doors to the backyard.
Up the sweeping staircase, the upper level offers a kitchenette with custom imported carrara marble countertops at the landing with views of rolling hills and vineyards, as well as a full laundry room offering a project sewing station, and sanitary sink with pull out faucet. 2 gorgeous en suite secondary bedrooms offer large closet space, built in cabinetry, and even a "secret room".
The entire Primary Suite could be utilized as it's own apartment, completely self-contained with a spacious Primary bedroom, it's own secret room and french doors leading to a balcony overlooking the west courtyard. Watch the sunset from the private retreat featuring a second mini kitchenette complete with convection microwave, and an expansive Primary bathroom that provides dual sinks, linen cabinetry, separate dressing vanity, walk in shower, soaking jetted tub and a commode and bidet. The walk in closet has been outfitted with built ins to accommodate your belongings.
The estate grounds offer a courtyard that makes a wonderful dance floor for parties, with 2 additional Italian fountains, beautiful fruit and flowering trees and bushes, an organic garden to create your own farm-to-table creations, and a greenhouse. 220 Electricity is available for a future hot tub. A large side gate provides access to the back driveway which leads to the 2 car tandem garage and offers convenience for the landscapers and caterers.
A charming 40x25 white barn has the ability to house up to 3 horses and offers a tack room, ability to set up a paddock, and nestles next to an open pasture that provides 3 Cedar Diadora trees, an Olive Tree, as well as multiple grande flora Magnolia trees that blossom into huge white blooms in the spring. The open area in front of the barn is composed of compressed shale, to provide a parking area for up to 40 vehicles, while a secondary layer of compressed shale provides a hidden driveway to the barn. An additional 20x20 shed accompanies the barn while 4 sun tunnels provide additional light in these spaces.
This is a one of a kind opportunity to create a Legacy Estate for generations to come.
Sebastopol is a city in Sonoma County, California with a recorded population of 7,379, per the 2010 U.S. Census. Sebastopol is famous for its apples — particularly the Gravenstein. First planted here in 1811 by Russian explorers, the super-delicious, super-versatile Grav is perfect for apple pies, applesauce, baking, cooking, or just plain munching. Vineyards have grown in recent years in this Wine Country region, and Sebastopol has added the popular "Barlow" area to it's downtown space, offering farm to table dining, micro-breweries, wine tasting rooms, and community markets. Sebastopol has managed to maintain it's charming country atmosphere, with most properties offering farm and ranch opportunities and rural real estate in addition to it's charming local neighborhoods.