This luxury home available for 6 months or possibly longer for insured looking for temporary housing.
Dramatic views, complete privacy, and wine country casual style await discerning visitors at Hawks Beard. Located 4.5 miles west of Sonoma Square, perched on a gently sloped, protected knoll on lower Sonoma Mountain.
The home is surrounded on all sides by separate sitting and entertaining areas �� patios, terraces and decks, including a lighted bocce ball court. There is a grand outdoor kitchen / dining room with pass through windows connecting indoor / outdoor marble counter tops. This outdoor kitchen includes sink, disposal, recycling center, cabinets, an outdoor ice maker and a large good quality gas grill with side burner. The main outdoor dining table seats 10 and is oriented to the distant view of Mount Diablo. Adjacent to outdoor dining is gas fire pit with comfortable seating for 8 +. The pool and surrounding deck are adjacent. This home offers the ultimate indoor / outdoor living, entertaining, and enjoyment with only a couple of steps here and there breaking up all being on a single level.
With such a variety of spaces, and several shade structure trellises, there is always an option to be in sun or shade. Outdoor areas are extensively furnished with tables, chairs, sofas and chaises. There are more than 30 different comfortable seating spots to choose from including a most comfortable poolside king size day bed.
The core of the home is the great room with an 18-foot cathedral ceiling. The majestic space includes an open kitchen with large island and counter seating for 7+. This flows to the dramatic dining area seating up to 12. This space is made for gathering. There is a parsons serving table, and a cocktail center niche. A massive see-through concrete fireplace separates dining and living room yet does not isolate the areas from each other. The south wall of the great room is made up of sliding glass doors opening to the pool and stunning views beyond. Casual and warm rustic furnishings and finishes invite a laid back and relaxed mood. The spaces can feel intimate for two, or effortlessly handle a crowd.
Kitchen is fully equipped with some of the best appliances available including Wolf 60 inch wide dual fuel range, with two large ovens, 4 burners additional large French top burner and griddle. Refrigerator is SubZero all stainless Pro48. There is a Meile dishwasher, a warming drawer and a drawer style microwave. A two temperature second beverage refrigerator is built into the island facing pool for wine and other beverages.
The living area of the great room includes a built in 80 inch HD television and incorporated hifi surround sound system. This is part of whole house Sonos sound system through all rooms of the home, and including outdoor entertainment areas - all controlled by smart phone or iPad.
A highlight of the home is the master bath and bedroom suite. The bedroom space and bath are connected by slide-away double barn doors. In the bath space floors are French limestone with soft patina finish. A pair of hand carved limestone sinks sit atop distressed wood vanities. A Japanese style deep copper soaking tub sits in front of double French swing out doors. Tub is filled by column of water falling out of ceiling above. The design creates option for outdoor bathing experience while still being indoors. Shower, clad in limestone, is a similar concept with a door that opens to the outside. There are two shower controls and two wall mounted combined showerheads / hand showers, plus two overhead rain dump heads - one outdoors. View from bathroom, tub and shower is incredible. Exterior construction includes privacy walls to render this space completely private yet open to the valley below with 50 mile views on a clear day.
With the barn doors open, the master bedroom takes in the same views. Bed is tempurpedic California king with upholstered headboard. A crushed stone patio and year round running creek are visible and accessible from the bedroom through a separate sliding glass door. Master suite includes separate hallway to mirrored dressing area and walk in closets.