Embracing Nature: A Country Retreat of Elegance and Ultimate Privacy
Willow Creek Road, Occidental, CA. (Sonoma County)
Exclusive Vanguard Listing
SOLD for $6,400,000
From the architecturally splendid home that rises on the pinnacle of this fifty-seven acre estate to the many walking trails that wind past a spring-fed pond and to the breathtaking landscapes and ancient redwoods, this magical country compound encompasses and defines the essence of West Sonoma County. With several touches of whimsy, the owners have designed and crafted a retreat that melds the natural world with sophisticated 21st century living. Welcome to the most beautiful and unique estate in Sonoma County!
Located: 5 minutes to Occidental,
20 minutes to Pacific beaches,
80 minutes to San Francisco.
History: When purchased in 2010, the home and property were off the grid and without any modern communication technology or reliable power source. The original property had no water source other than springs. The original home was 2439 sf.
Main Home: Work began on the Main residence in 2010. Polly Ogden (Polly Ogden and Company of St. Helena, CA) was the lead designer and architect on the project, which was completed in August, 2013. The original home was taken down to the studs and rebuilt with a number of additions including a formal Entry. The current home is approximately 4000 sf with 3 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths and one Half Bath, radiant heated French Oak engineered floors and an attached two Car Garage. Full architectural drawings are available. All structures utilize highly efficient and eco-sensitive materials and paint.
Kitchen Features: Sub-Zero Pro refrigerator, Dacor 48” Epicure Range, Bosch dishwasher, Perlick wine refrigerators, 42” Wolf Outdoor BBQ
Master Suite: The master suite includes a curved wall of windows in the Bedroom that capture a panorama of ever-changing dramatic ridge top views. The Master Bath has a window in the warmly tiled shower. An elegant Cherry paneled Meditation Room has a hand forged decorative ceiling medallion, and a private covered open air treetop sitting porch has automated phantom screens for year round enjoyment.
Club Room: The Club room is an entertaining romp. It is a delightful media / party center, with copper countertop bar, views in every direction. Doors open onto a patio with a custom fire pit and outdoor kitchen overlooking the gorgeous 50 foot salt water infinity pool. There is a convenient 600 sf storage area underneath the Clubroom.
Other Features: Two Guest Bedrooms, Office/Library, and Basement workout room.
All Light fixtures in the home and studio are custom made.
In-law / Caretaker Unit: Located just adjacent to a manicured path that leads to the pond, this 1 bedroom, 1 bath , cozy home is lovely and private. It has an attached 3 Car Garage.
Art/Work Studio: A completely new addition to the property, the studio is a masterful design. Sited on its own hillside with amazing views, gardens and privacy, it contains 2 oversized rooms, and a half bath. Currently permitted as a studio, this could easily be converted to a guest house (permit change required) and is already plumbed for a shower.