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Bennett Valley Vineyard Estate

5445 Sonoma Mountian Road, Santa Rosa CA 95404

This is Quintessential wine country living on picturesque Sonoma Mountain Road in Bennett Valley nestled between Glen Ellen, Kenwood and Santa Rosa. This 24.59-acre Bennett Valley Vineyard Estate for sale features a total of 11.3 acres planted consisting of 7.23 acres of Pinot Noir, 2.89 acres of Chardonnay and 1.17 acres of Syrah with estate fruit that has consistently produced estate wines rated between 90-96 points.

This gorgeous property sits adjacent to Sonoma Mountain Regional Park and open space which protect its view shed and privacy forever.  The park offers direct access to 820-acres including a 4-mile section of the Bay Area Ridge Trail that connects to Jack London State Historic Park’s 26-mile trail network for hiking, horseback trail riding and mountain biking.  The Bay Area Ridge Trail is an evolving effort to create 550 miles of continuous public trail that rings San Francisco Bay.  The Ridge Trail begins in the ferns and redwoods on the south fork of Matanzas Creek, then climbs to nearly 2,000 feet through forests of oaks and bay laurels treating hikers to stunning views of peaks surrounding Santa Rosa and Sonoma Valley.  Hike or ride your horses directly from your 3-stall horse barn to the many exceptional restaurants in charming Glen Ellen.  Enjoy world class cuisine, viticulture and an equestrian lifestyle from this luxury Sonoma Wine Country Estate!

The vineyard is in 3 AVA’s- Sonoma Mountain, Bennett Valley, and Sonoma Valley.  Wines produced from the vineyard can be labeled as coming from any of the 3 AVAs which is a huge advantage to marketing and bottle pricing.

The main house is 2,460+/- square feet with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths.  All the bedrooms have en-suite baths and walk in closets.  It offers vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, a wolf stove, wrap-around porch, perfect privacy and amazing 360-degree views.

The guest house is 1,333+/- square feet with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and an office built above a 3-car garage of equal size.  It’s floor plan consists of a great-room/kitchen combo that looks out on the gorgeous views of the adjacent vineyards and regional park.  It’s tastefully appointed with tile floors, stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry, granite counter-tops, a view balcony and private outside entrance.

Another advantage to this property is that it is in the Williamson Act which reduces the properties property taxes substantially by preserving the assessed land value at a reduced fixed value for as long as the property remains in the program.

Bennett Valley is very convenient to just about everything Sonoma County has to offer. It’s just minutes to Santa Rosa, Glen Ellen, Kenwood, Rohnert Park and Green Music Center. Bennett Valley also provides a short drive to the historic wine country plazas within the city of Sonoma as well as Healdsburg, both are just 30 minutes or less away. This location also provides easy access to the 101 in Petaluma making for a short 45-minute drive to the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco. During times of heavy traffic on the 101 this location saves you 30 minutes or more in getting to San Francisco.

Bennett Valley is surrounded by Annadel State Park, Sonoma Mountain Regional Park and Taylor Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve offering hundreds of acres to explore, hike, horseback riding and mountain bike riding.

Here are some interesting links containing more information and history for Bennett Valley as well as information on Bennett Valley parks for your convenience:

Bennett Valley History and Information

Taylor Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve

Taylor Mountain Hiking Trails

Taylor Mountain Regional Park

North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve

Annadel State Park

Annadel Hiking Trails

Please contact Doug Swanson 707-291-4400 or Mary Haufler 707-328-3868 or click the showing appointment icon above to set up a private tour of this property.

Key Features:

•Total property is 24.59 acres, zoned LIA (Land intensive agriculture).
•Property is very private with no view of neighbors’ homes.  It backs up against open space & Park lands which protect its view shed and privacy forever.
•Currently 11.3 planted acres planted to Pinot Noir, Chardonnay & Syrah.
•There is Excellent access to groundwater with a new well in 2009 (currently pumping at 220 GPM). The new well was drilled down to roughly 950ft and the water is currently limited only by the size of the pump. There are 2 other wells on property that are no longer in use. There are also four additional water storage tanks that have not been used since the new well was drilled.
•The property has a security gate with olive trees along its private driveway.
•There is a recreational pond at the front of the property. It is not used for irrigation.
•There is a 3-stall horse barn.
•The main house is 2,460+/- sq. ft. (3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths)
•The guest house is 1,333+/- sq. ft. (1bedroom, 1 bathroom & an office), above a 3-car garage (of equal size).
•There is outdoor access to the half bathroom on side of guest house for farmworkers.
•The property is currently part of the Williamson Act which has reduced the property taxes.
•Included are design, architectural and structural plans

Contact Doug Swanson

Telephone number(s): 707-636-4440
Withdrawn Properties
$ 3,950,000
Square Feet: 2460
24.59 acres
Beds: 3
Baths: 3
Garages: 3-Car
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Fliers & Reports
Schools

Bennett Valley Union

Yulupa School

2250 Mesquite Drive
Santa Rosa California 95405
Tel: 707-542-6272
Fax: 707-544-0360

Strawberry School

2311 Horseshoe Drive
Santa Rosa California 95405
Tel: 707-526-4433
Fax: 707-526-0906

Santa Rosa City

Steele Lane School

301 Steele Lane
Santa Rosa California 95403
Tel: 707-522-3260
Fax: 707-522-3256

Santa Rosa Charter School

1835A West Steele Lane
Santa Rosa California 95403
Tel: 707-547-2480
Fax: 707-547-2482

Santa Rosa Accelerated Charter School

4650 Badger Road
Santa Rosa California 95409
Tel: 707-528-5255
Fax: 707-528-5644

Proctor Terrace School

1711 Bryden Lane
Santa Rosa California 95404
Tel: 707-522-3240
Fax: 707-522-3249

Monroe (James) School

2567 Marlow Road
Santa Rosa California 95403
Tel: 707-522-3230
Fax: 707-522-3229

Lincoln (Abraham) School

850 West Ninth Street
Santa Rosa California 95401
Tel: 707-522-3210
Fax: 707-522-3213

Lehman (Helen) School

1700 Jennings Avenue
Santa Rosa California 95401
Tel: 707-522-3200
Fax: 707-522-3195

Kid Street Charter School

709 Davis Street
Santa Rosa California 95406
Tel: 707-525-9223
Fax: 707-525-9432

Hidden Valley School

3435 Bonita Vista Lane
Santa Rosa California 95404
Tel: 707) 522-3180
Fax: 707) 522-3181

Hidden Valley Satellite School

3555 Parker Hill Road
Santa Rosa California 95404
Tel: 707-522-3190
Fax: 707-522-3193

Fremont (John C.) School

756 Humboldt
Santa Rosa California 95404
Tel: 707-522-3170
Fax: 707-522-3172

Doyle Park School

1350 Sonoma Avenue
Santa Rosa California 95405
Tel: 707-522-3150
Fax: 707-522-3159

Burbank (Luther) School

203 A Street
Santa Rosa California 95401
Tel.707-522-3140
Fax 707-522-3149

Brook Hill School

1850 Vallejo Street
Santa Rosa California 95404
Tel.707-522-3120
Fax 707-522-3127

Biella (Albert F.) Elementary

2140 Jennings Avenue
Santa Rosa California 95401
Tel.707-522-3110
Fax 707-522-3109

Santa Rosa City High

Slater (Herbert) Middle School

3500 Sonoma Avenue
Santa Rosa California 95405
Tel: 707-528-5241
Fax: 707-528-5733

Santa Rosa Middle School

500 E Street
Santa Rosa California 95404
Tel: 707-528-5281
Fax: 707-528-5283

Santa Rosa High School

1235 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa California 95401
Tel: 707-528-5291
Fax: 707-528-5724

Rincon Valley Middle School

4650 Badger Road
Santa Rosa California 95409
Tel: 707-528-5255
Fax: 707-528-5644

Ridgway High School

325 Ridgway Avenue
Santa Rosa California 95401
Tel: 707-528-5325
Fax: 707-528-5717

Piner High School

1700 Fulton Road
Santa Rosa California 95403
Tel: 707-528-5245
Fax: 707-528-5246

Nueva Vista High School

2230 Lomitas Avenue
Santa Rosa California 95404
Tel: 707-522-3291
Fax: 707-522-3289

Montgomery High School

1250 Hahman Drive
Santa Rosa California 95405
Tel: 707-528-5191
Fax: 707-528-5504

Midrose High School

599 Bellevue Avenue
Santa Rosa California 95407
Tel: 707-528-5041
Fax: 707-528-5023

Mesa High School

1235 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa California 95401
Tel: 707-528-5227
Fax: 707-528-5724

Lewis Opportunity School

2230 Lomitas Avenue
Santa Rosa California 95404
Tel: 707-284-8215
Fax: 707-284-8216

Grace High School

1700 Fulton Road
Santa Rosa California 95403
Tel: 707-528-5756
Fax: 707-528-5246

Cook (Lawrence) Middle School

2480 Sebastopol Road
Santa Rosa California 95407
Tel: 707-528-5156
Fax: 707-528-5163

Comstock (Hilliard) Middle School

2750 W. Steele Lane
Santa Rosa California 95403
Tel: 707-528-5266
Fax: 707-528-5480

Carrillo (Maria) High

6975 Montecito Boulevard
Santa Rosa California 95409
Tel: 707-528-5790
Fax: 707-528-5789

Allen (Elsie) High

599 Bellevue Avenue
Santa Rosa California 95407
Tel.707-528-5020
Fax 707-528-5023

Abraxis Charter School

75 Carrillo Street
Santa Rosa California 95405
Tel.707-568-4492
Fax 707-526-9672