HISTORIC BENNETT VALLEY RANCH

5525 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa

Offered At $7,750,000

This Historic Turn of the Century Main Home is strategically sited at the base of Bennett Mountain and the 5000 +/- Annadel State Park. From the banks of French doors and old world wrap around wooden porch you overlook an expansive bucolic Bennett Valley and Jess & Barbara Jackson's, Jackson Park, a magnificent 1100 acre ranch made up of World Class Vineyards, oak, redwood & fir forests.

The imperfect glass, mill work and hardwood floors enhance the feeling of living back in time when life was a lot slower and relaxed. The Kitchen has a high ceiling, sunny window seat and was remodeled simply to preserve the architectural integrity of this fine turn of the century home. The spacious Formal Dining room also has tremendous natural light; this room is surrounded by beautiful wood windows on two sides taking full advantage of the bucolic valley. The Living Room has a traditional wood burning fireplace with an elegant mantle incorporating refined Ionian columns on each side. French doors lead to a splendid wooden porch with pastoral views of Bennett Valley. The Master Suite is understated and comfortable featuring a spacious modern shower with dual shower heads. Family Room is graced with a boxed beam ceiling and plenty of this home has most of its original doors and hardware. The guest bedrooms have there original character. This home includes a private office overlooking the gardens and a detached 3 car garage.

The Artists Studio is a charming little structure with a large wooden French door, small kitchen, one bedroom, one bath and a 2 car carport. The Forman's House is circa 1900 Craftmans style1300 +/- sqft. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath updated in 1998 with new roof, porch and kitchen. This building is around 150 yards away from the main home; nearby you will find 5 out buildings including 3 large barns. The Equestrian Facility is newer construction. It has 8 box stalls and a large central isle-way, tack room, auto-waters and pest system. Large paddocks adjoin the well designed and maintained building.

This is a very nostalgic ranch with winery ruins dating from the 1800's- some of the original stone walls still exist today- one of the first wineries in Sonoma County owned by Isaac DeTurk a prominent vintner pioneer of the 1800's.

Ten to fifteen minutes from all conveniences including fine dining, shopping, parks, hospitals and freeways.
Bennett Valley is a pristine valley close to the city.

  • 428 +/- acres total. 2 legal parcels
  • 100 +/- acres is Open Meadow, suitable for horses and other livestock and much of this land is potentially suitable for vineyards. Subject to soils chemistry test & a permit to plant vineyard from the County of Sonoma.
  • 20 +/- acre foot Lake stocked with large mouth bass.
  • 25 +/- acre State of the Art Chardonnay Vineyard on contract with Klein Family Vineyards.

 

"The best of all worlds"



VINEYARD INFORMATION

Vineyard Size: 25 acres
Varietal: Chardonay
Root Stock: 5C
Clone: 4
Vineyard History: The vineyard was designed and planted in 2000. The fruit is sold to Rodney Strong/ Klein Family vineyards. The vineyard has a reservoir (24 +/-acre/feet) which is used for frost control. It is also stocked with big mouth bass.
Harvest History: 2003 36.3 Tons
2004 76.3 Tons
2005 123.4 Tons
2006 159.6 Tons
2007 220.9 Tons
2008 196.9 Tons
2009 315.1 Tons
2010 249.4 Tons
2011 258.2 Tons
2012 340.29 tons
2013 296 tons
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This material is based upon information which we consider reliable, but it has been supplied by third parties.
We cannot represent that it is accurate or complete, and it should not be relied upon as such.
This offering is subject to errors, omissions, change of price, or withdrawal without notice.

Craig Sikes DRE #00470519

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