This unique vintage compound is located in Sonoma’s coveted downtown east side area, just a few blocks from the historic Plaza. The property rests aside a creek and is approximately ½ acre whereupon 2 homes and 3 suites rest and have operated as the Victorian Garden Inn bed and breakfast for many years. The structures are set apart from each other and privacy is naturally enhanced by the gardens and plantings.
Main Residence: The authentic 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath Greek Revival Victorian epitomizes 19th Century country elegance. Victorian elements include external gingerbread, covered wrap-around porch, magnificent original wooden staircase, luxurious 10’ ceilings, embossed and bead board wainscoting, wood burning fireplace with mantel, banks of wood sashed windows, original doors and fixtures. A bright kitchen with large pantry and laundry area adjoins an elegant dining room and accesses serene grounds. Unusual for the west coast, there is a large basement with exposed stone work; great for wine and general cold storage.
Cottage: The second residence is a charming cottage style consisting of 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. Scale and use of woods throughout give this home a warm feeling. Features include fir floors, custom built-ins, gas fireplace and a charming, light-filled kitchen that opens to a private garden patio. There is covered access to the large two-car garage with an office.
The Suites: This structure was originally a water tower and converted into 3 large suites, each with a unique motif and private access. The upper suite features wood floors, high ceilings, a window nook and a full bath. The middle suite features a front porch, wood floors and a full bath. The end suite is the largest and offers a spacious living area with fireplace, full bath with claw foot tub and an ultra-private covered patio.
The Grounds: Charming brick paths wend throughout incomparable, established gardens with numerous hidden and prominent patios featuring fragrant and unique plantings and sculpture gardens. An impressive Cypress wall provides separation and privacy for the large, sundrenched pool with arbor. Here you will find roses, bougenvilla, hydrangea, fig, loquat, chrysanthemum, ancient olives, hedges and more. A private courtyard houses the spa.
This downtown enclave with Nathanson creek running alongside, has roots in early Sonoma wine-making history. This one-of-a-kind property must be seen to be believed!
Located just 2.5 blocks from the historic Sonoma Plaza Approx. 1/2 acre 2, 2 BR homes Original water tower converted to 3 private suits 2 car garage with office space Additional parking Pool with cabana Private patio with spa Multiple patios and paths Mature one-of-a-kind gardens Fruit trees Ancient olive trees Bordered by Nathanson Creek Private well and public water Operated as established bed and breakfast for last 30 years Property on National and State Historic Registries