Nestled on 10 acres in the prestigious Chalk Hill appellation of the Alexander Valley, this is a rustic beautifully renovated, newly furnished, , 5br/3.5ba, 3200 sq. ft., two-story lovely home with central heat/AC, sits on a wooded knoll just above the vineyards. There is a separate pool house on the opposite side of the circle drive, accommodating up to 12 guests. Completing this wonderful retreat is an in-ground pool with cover, spa, and abundant, new outdoor furniture rests on a flagstone patio beside the pool with beautiful landscaping and lawn all around.
This beautiful Chalk Hill Compound is very well located with easy access to over 40 landmark Alexander Valley wineries including Lancaster, Verite, Chalk Hill, Hanna, White Oak, Field Stone, and Stryker, to name but a few. A spectacular and scenic 15-minute drive through the vineyard-graced valley, brings you to charming and historic Healdsburg, a world class Sonoma County Wine Country destination, with fine dining, shopping, and an abundant diversity of adventures and activities for your enjoyment.
Enter the property through the locked gate, up the paved circular drive, a center island with two mature oaks, and plenty of parking. On the other side of the drive, across from the main house, is the 1br/1ba Pool House which also has beautiful landscaping around it and the pool behind. The main house has a large front entry deck with beautiful views and a wooded hill which slopes down to a seasonal creek. Front and west side decks include two outdoor tables for 4 with umbrellas, and a 7'x8', 8-person Hot Springs freestanding hydrotherapy spa.
All the features and amenities this beautiful Estate property offers combine beautifully to create an idyllic setting for celebrations, family gatherings, and friendly get-togethers, just above the Alexander Valley vineyard floor. Your ‘home away from home’ is beautifully appointed and professionally decorated with everything you will need for a memorable and magical vacation experience.
Now up the flagstone pathway to the lovely main house with beautiful landscaping, abundant mature plantings and trees all around, and be welcomed by the entry hall with the well equipped, bright and airy, chef’s kitchen to your left. With two skylights and a central island featuring a Dacor 4-burner gas range with a retractable downdraft vent, a pass-through from the kitchen to the dining area provides two stools for the ‘backseat chefs’ and is a great place for planning your culinary artistry.
Additional appliances include a large side-by-side Kenmore freezer over fridge, GE dishwasher, and a self-cleaning Whirlpool oven with built-in microwave above. Additional kitchen necessities include a Cuisinart coffee maker, an extra large Kitchen-Aid toaster, a new JA Henckels knife set, all new cookware, flatware, plateware, glassware, wine glasses, cutting boards, etc.
On the opposite side of the entry from the kitchen is the formal living room with hardwood oak flooring and all new furniture including a lovely sofa, two chairs, a coffee table, and a full wall, built-in shelving unit. Entertainment in this room is provided by the 60” RCA Plasma HD TV, a Blu-ray player, and HD DirecTV, all sitting atop the new media center. The open beamed cedar ceilings of this room feature two skylights, decorative track lighting, and 5 mini-blinded windows also bring the beauty of nature inside. A wood burning stove sits on a raised and tiled platform in the corner, with a tiled backsplash as well.
Next, beyond the entry, find the lovely dining room with a high dining table, seating 10+, lit up with beautiful new track lighting above, and lovely oak flooring below. The dining area transitions to a cathedral ceilinged pool room with a new 7’ pool table, 5 window bay at the front, and wood paneled wainscoting for a special touch.
Beyond the living room at the front left corner of the house is a large newly carpeted media room with a new sofa and loveseat combination, large coffee table, a beautiful stone-topped table for 4 guests, for cards, games, or just good conversation. The AV equipment in this room includes a wall mounted LG 70” LCD HD TV with a Boston sound bar and woofer, and a Playstation 3 with Blu-ray player. This room also has a convenient pocket-doored half bath, two large shutterblinded windows, and a set of double full glass French doors leading to the front and west railed decks which overlook the beautiful southern vineyards of the Alexander Valley to the northeast.
Now turning towards the back half of the house, enter the newly carpeted hallway which leads to the bedrooms and bathrooms with a skylight lighting up the front part of the hallway. First on the right is the large cathedral ceilinged, newly carpeted Master Suite with ensuite bath and walk-in closet, a new RCA 46” LCD HD TV with Blu-ray player and DirecTV, which sits atop the new entertainment center.
This bedroom also has a walk-in closet and a vertical blinded, full glass triple slider which opens to the beautiful fenced garden area with graveled pathways leading to the east side spa and front decks. This lovely suite features a new king bed with a leather upholstered headboard, new linens, bedding, and pillows, nightstands with lamps, an overstuffed chair, and new carpeting. This beautiful bedroom’s ensuite bath has a tile-topped vanity and a large shower over tub combination with a new wanded rainforest showerhead, a pull bar, and an oversized crescent shower rod with curtain, for extra space while you shower. Completing this bathroom is both a commode and bidet.
On down the hallway and next on the left is a shared full bath with a tiled shower over tub, another beautiful new adjustable showerhead with another crescent shower curtain, new light fixtures, and a new full wall mirror above the vanity. A Whirlpool heavy duty super capacity washer and dryer set complete this bathroom which is also home to the indoor laundry. At the end of this hallway is another large King Bedroom Suite with ensuite bath, floored with a cork-style tile and a large area rug which sits beneath the bed.
The king bed has a wooden backboard and footboard, and of course, the suite also includes end tables, lamps, a woven wicker chair with leather seat cushion, dresser drawers with mirror, recessed lighting, and a ceiling fan/light combo. This bedroom’s ensuite bath has tiled shower over tub with a new crescent shower curtain and wanded rainforest showerhead, a new full wall vanity mirror, and an acrylic-topped, single-sinked vanity.
To the right just before the second Master Suite is an entry which leads to the banister, taking you to the upstairs bedrooms. Moving on through this hallway, you enter the third, large, downstairs bedroom also with a king bed, new linens, bedding, pillows, end tables, lamps, another dresser with mirror above, and pleated silhouette shades covering two windows which provide beautiful views of the garden outside.
This bedroom also has its own private tiled entry, also leading to the side yard, and features recessed lighting, a ceiling fan/light combo, as well as its own small adjoining sitting room with full size, new, leather sleeper sofa and woven wicker style chair with leather seat cushion. A shutterblinded bay window provides more ambient light and views of the side garden, and this room also has recessed lighting and a small armoire for your clothes-hanging needs.
Now back and up the newly re-carpeted banistered stairs to the upper two bedrooms, one with 4 mini-blinded windows, a new leather upholstered queen sleigh bed, end tables and lamps, and a double mirror-doored closet. The second upstairs bedroom also has a new queen bed with leather upholstered headboard, two side tables, end tables, lamps, and a double mirror-doored closet.
Now, let’s exit the main house, cross the drive, and enter the pool house which is floored in beautiful 12”x12” terracotta tiles throughout. There is a small kitchen for your convenience and the pool house has an open flowing floor plan with two skylights in the kitchen area, a built-in side serving table with tiled countertop and glass doored shelving above, a dining set for 6 with a lovely area rug, and vaulted cathedral ceilings with a beautiful shutterblinded window array.
To the left of the entry is a Great Room which includes both a living area with a new queen sleeper sofa, wicker chair, end tables, lamps, media center with a new 46” LCD TV, Blu-ray player, HD DirecTV, and the sleeping area beyond. There is also a beautiful accent area rug in the living area. Beyond the living room is the Pool House bedroom which includes a new upholstered queen sleigh bed, end tables with lamps, a dresser, and a vertical blinded double slider which leads to the pool area. Off the dining room, there is also a full glass shaded single door to the pool area. The bathroom in the pool house has a tiled shower over tub and completing the pool suite is a walk-in closet.
At the backside of the pool house is a semi-circular flagstone pathway which leads you from either the back slider or back exit door of the Pool House to the beautifully landscaped pool area, again with abundant new outdoor furniture including three chaise lounges, four chairs with two side tables, and an outdoor table for 6 with umbrella. The pool has an electric cover for safety and this yard is fenced with deer fencing to protect the beautiful landscaping.Get the full listing »