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Posted on 10/19/2021
Another Property Sold - 997 Ventana, Windsor, CA 95492
Desirable, single-level, 2 bed/2 bath Windsor home with private and usable outdoor living space. The large property front has curb appeal with beautiful stone walling, hedges, garden beds and hobby vines. Home is light-filled, and the open floor-plan flows easily throughout. There are plenty of refinishings; including bamboo flooring and interior paint. The primary bedroom is spacious, with high ceilings, lots of closet space and slider-doors to the backyard. The home offers AC/Heating and the bathrooms have recently been updated with Toto toilets. The trellised back patio is composed of large, level concrete slabs, garden beds, abundant...
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Posted on 10/19/2021
1323 Prentice Drive, Healdsburg, CA 95448 now has a new price of $775,000!
This 3 bedroom 2 bath home exudes charm with its remodeled elements: updated kitchen with Ceasarstone countertops, Granite top island, Carrera Marble showers with tiled floors, hardwood floors throughout the rest of the house, and the bedrooms have newer carpeting. The cozy home has a welcoming feel with its well designed floor plan. Landscaped front and backyard with a low water maintenance garden makes it perfect for entertaining. Easy access from the garage to the kitchen. Located right across from the Healdsburg medical district and less than 2 miles from Downtown Healdsburg. This home is a must...
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Posted on 10/17/2021
Benefits of a Basement in New Construction
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels When you start designing a new home, you need to decide which type of foundation you want: crawlspace, basement or a slab foundation. All three have pros and cons that you need to consider. Basements in particular have many advantages, but some important disadvantages to consider. Here we will go over both...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
DIY Herb Garden Ideas for Small Spaces
Do you dream of growing your own herbs but only have a tiny outdoor space? The good news is that it’s possible to have a thriving herb garden on your small porch or patio. With the right lighting and temperatures, you can grow a plethora of fresh herbs to use in your cooking or other projects. Here we’ll...
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Posted on 10/06/2021
Video Tour - 566 N Jefferson Street, Cloverdale, CA 95425
This original 4 bedroom 3 bath home features cathedral ceilings with a bedroom and and full bath downstairs and kitchen with breakfast area and tile countertops. Upstairs has 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The backyard offers space for you to relax with a covered jacuzzi spa. 1 mile to Downtown, less than a mile to Cloverdale High School, Cloverdale Park and the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. Easy access to perks that Cloverdale has to...
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Posted on 10/06/2021
566 N Jefferson Street, Cloverdale, CA 95425 is now new to the market!
This original 4 bedroom 3 bath home features cathedral ceilings with a bedroom and and full bath downstairs and kitchen with breakfast area and tile countertops. Upstairs has 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The backyard offers space for you to relax with a covered jacuzzi spa. 1 mile to Downtown, less than a mile to Cloverdale High School, Cloverdale Park and the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. Easy access to perks that Cloverdale has to...
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Posted on 10/05/2021
6941 Ellen Lane, Forestville, CA 95436 now has a new price of $2,750,000!
In the heart of the Russian River Valley Appellation you will find this secluded 16 acre country estate home perched on a soft hill overlooking its private valley and award-winning Chardonnay vineyard. Hillside garden pool and casita. Comfortable wrap around decks overlooking the 5.5 acres of Chardonnay and its seasonal pond. The upscale features and appliances will please you from the custom built in house wood-burning pizza oven to a massive gourmet stove with Miele appliances like a built-in coffee maker. This very large house has room for everybody with offices, gym, media room, dog run and a 1,300 bottle wine cellar. Comes with solar...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
These 4 Special Home Inspections Will Catch What a Standard Inspection Won't
Photo by taner ardalı on Unsplash Hiring a home inspector is an expected step in the buying process. It’s important for first-time homebuyers to understand what is in a standard inspection, as well as know the options available for more specific concerns. A lender might require special inspections, for example, but these extra options are always worth considering...
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Posted on 10/01/2021
1323 Prentice Drive, Healdsburg, CA 95448 now has a new price of $845,000!
This 3 bedroom 2 bath home exudes charm with its remodeled elements: updated kitchen with Ceasarstone countertops, Granite top island, Carrera Marble showers with tiled floors, hardwood floors throughout the rest of the house, and the bedrooms have newer carpeting. The cozy home has a welcoming feel with its well designed floor plan. Landscaped front and backyard with a low water maintenance garden makes it perfect for entertaining. Easy access from the garage to the kitchen. Located right across from the Healdsburg medical district and less than 2 miles from Downtown Healdsburg. This home is a must...
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Posted on 09/30/2021
Another Property Sold - 2544 Redwood Road, Napa, CA 94558
This charming bungalow has everything going for it- most importantly its location! Situated in North Napa, this flat lot of more than 16,800SF is a perfect place to remodel the current home, add an ADU, pool , garden, create privacy or check with the City of Napa regarding potentially subdivide into two lots. This 2 bedroom, 1 bath, circa 1938 home features wood floors, French doors off the living room looking out to the brink patio, wainscot detail on the front porch ceiling, vintage lighting, retro kitchen and bath . . .they don't make em like this anymore. A true diamond in the rough that is just waiting for your improvements. Once...
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Posted on 09/29/2021
Video Tour - 1323 Prentice Drive, Healdsburg, CA 95448
This 3 bedroom 2 bath home exudes charm with its remodeled elements: updated kitchen with Ceasarstone countertops, Granite top island, Carrera Marble showers with tiled floors, hardwood floors throughout the rest of the house, and the bedrooms have newer carpeting. The cozy home has a welcoming feel with its well designed floor plan. Landscaped front and backyard with a low water maintenance garden makes it perfect for entertaining. Easy access from the garage to the kitchen. Located right across from the Healdsburg medical district and less than 2 miles from Downtown Healdsburg. This home is a must...
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Posted on 09/29/2021
1323 Prentice Drive, Healdsburg, CA 95448 is now new to the market!
This 3 bedroom 2 bath home exudes charm with its remodeled elements: updated kitchen with Ceasarstone countertops, Granite top island, Carrera Marble showers with tiled floors, hardwood floors throughout the rest of the house, and the bedrooms have newer carpeting. The cozy home has a welcoming feel with its well designed floor plan. Landscaped front and backyard with a low water maintenance garden makes it perfect for entertaining. Easy access from the garage to the kitchen. Located right across from the Healdsburg medical district and less than 2 miles from Downtown Healdsburg. This home is a must...
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