Mission Highlands Luxury Estate

17489 Mallard Drive, Sonoma CA 95476

4 Beds | 7,280± SqFt | 22.5± Acres



A sanctuary above Sonoma Plaza in Mission Highlands, this estate offers a tranquil haven with panoramic views of the Valley. Set on 22.5± acres of oak-studded hillside, the property seamlessly blends modern luxury with charm. Classical elements, from copper turrets to terraced grounds, imbue the estate with timeless elegance. Inside, the spacious living areas, encompassing 7,280± sq. ft., boast soaring ceilings and walls of glass, creating a seamless indoor-outdoor flow. The four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and two half baths are complemented by three offices, two home theaters, a wine cellar, and tasting room. Across the courtyard, a 640± sq ft. guest casita offers equally breathtaking views. The primary suite, a serene retreat with a fireplace and en suite bath, opens to a private outdoor shower area and one of the home theaters. The heart of the home is the kitchen, breakfast room, and family room, bathed in natural light and adorned with rich hardwood floors. Outside, the sun terrace overlooks a captivating infinity-edge pool and spa, while stone steps lead to a bocce court and a shaded swing. The estate also boasts a vineyard, arbors, fruit trees, and a professionally installed hiking path. This exceptional property offers not just a home, but a lifestyle of refined luxury and natural beauty.

Property Features:

  • 22.5± acres apx. 5 minutes drive to town
  • 7,280± sf View Residence, 640± sf Guesthouse
  • Private, fully fenced
  • Pavered courtyard with custom wisteria draped pergola
  • Infinity edge curved pool and spa with custom stonework surround and soaring valley views
  • Regulation bocce court with view surrounded by vines and fruit trees
  • Fully equipped outdoor kitchen with built-in BBQ, refrigerator and prep sink
  • Stone entertaining and dining terrace with pergola
  • Garden beds, olive and fruit trees: fig, peach, nectarine and apple
  • Hobby vineyard with 150± Zinfandel and Syrah vines
  • Solar panels
  • Sprinkler system throughout
  • Central heat and air conditioning
  • Mature landscape, stonework, lighted paths and patios
  • 1.5± Mile hiking path around the property
  • 50± minutes to Charles Schultz Airport
  • 55± miles north of San Francisco
  • Minutes to downtown Sonoma, Glen Ellen and Kenwood


  • 4 bedrooms, 5 full baths, 2 half baths
  • Terracotta tile roof, copper detailing including gutters and downspouts
  • Recessed lighting, Venetian plaster walls, clerestory windows, detailed woodwork throughout
  • French doors access to expansive covered terrace with built-in fire pit and views
  • Media room updated in 2020 with projector, 7’ screen, professional grade sound
  • Wine cellar: 1,000± bottles, lighted with timer, custom wine barrel ceiling
  • Tasting bar
  • Two home offices
  • Gym with full bath/steam shower – guest overflow
  • Den
  • Formal living and dining rooms with terrace and grounds access
  • Great room kitchen/family room

Dining Room:        

  • Cherry wood flooring
  • Venetian plaster walls
  • Clerestory, picture and awning windows with Doug Fir casing
  • French doors leading to covered entertaining terrace and grounds
  • Coffered ceiling with recessed lighting
  • Built-in speakers

Living Room:

  • Cherry wood flooring
  • Venetian plaster walls
  • Clerestory, picture, and awning windows with Doug Fir casing
  • View from floor to ceiling windows
  • Reading nook
  • Coffered ceiling with recessed lighting
  • Wood burning fireplace with cast hearth


  • Open to family room
  • Recently remodeled
  • Cherry wood flooring
  • Venetian plaster walls
  • Casement windows courtyard views
  • Open beam, vaulted ceiling with skylights and spot lighting
  • Shaker style cabinetry
  • Honed granite slab island with counter seating
  • 2”x 9” white subway tile backsplash
  • Appliances:
    • Dacor 6-burner cooktop
    • Dacor built-in double ovens
    • Dacor built-in microwave
    • Two Miele dishwashers
    • GE Monogram fridge
  • Bar/Prep area:
    • Shaker style cabinetry
    • Honed granite island with counter seating
    • 2”x9” white subway tile backsplash
    • Prep sink with garbage disposal,
    • Appliances: True icemaker, Uline mini-fridge
  • Walk-in pantry off kitchen
  • Butler’s pantry/coffee bar
  • Breakfast nook with magnificent views

Family Room:

  • Cherry wood flooring
  • Venetian plaster walls
  • Picture and awning windows with Doug Fir casing
  • French doors leading to covered entertaining terrace and grounds
  • Vaulted ceiling, coffered with detailed woodwork, recessed and spot lighting
  • Wood burning fireplace with custom stone hearth and reclaimed white pine mantle
  • Custom built-in media cabinetry


  • Cherry wood flooring
  • Venetian plaster walls
  • Built-ins and storage cabinetry
  • Honed granite counters
  • Garage access
  • Courtyard access
  • GE Monogram freezer

Laundry Room:

  • Tile flooring
  • Venetian plaster walls
  • Built-ins and storage cabinetry
  • Honed granite counters
  • Porcelain utility sink
  • Recessed lighting
  • Electrolux frontload washer and dryer

Powder Room Hall:

  • Circular landing with skylight and detailed lightwell woodwork, spotlights, scones and awning windows
  • Half Bath: Cherry wood floors, coffered ceiling, vanity, casement window
  • Two coat closets
  • Circular staircase leading to downstairs bar, wine cellar, theater, office and gym/guest suite

Primary Bedroom Wing:

  • Cherry wood flooring
  • Venetian plaster walls
  • Clerestory, picture and awning windows with Doug Fir casing
  • Coffered ceilings with recessed lighting and ceiling fan
  • Wood burning fireplace with tile surround
  • Walk-in closet with wood flooring, custom built-ins and attic access
  • Private TheaterPicture windows, view, automatic blackout shades, 8’ screenEpson projector, built-in speakers

Primary Bath:

  • Travertine tile floor
  • Venetian plaster walls
  • Scones, recessed and spot lighting
  • Open beam ceiling with detailed woodwork and clerestory windows
  • Double-basin wood vanity with granite countertop and Travertine backsplash
  • Built-in make-up vanity
  • Glass and tile enclosed double shower
  • Clawfoot soaking tub with Euro style hardware
  • Water closet
  • Juliet balconies
  • Access to private outdoor shower courtyard

Primary Bedroom Shower Courtyard:

  • Travertine tile walls and floors with drainage
  • Copper scone lighting
  • Fruit trees
  • Rain shower head

Downstairs Theater:

  • Updated in 2020
  • Wool pile carpet
  • 8’ Screen
  • Built-in speakers
  • Recessed lighting

Wine Cellar:

  • 1,000± bottle capacity
  • Temperature controlled
  • Lighting with timer
  • Custom wine barrel ceiling

Gym with Full Bath:

  • Wool pile carpet
  • Views and French door access to private deck and grounds
  • Built-in speakers
  • Vaulted ceiling
  • Recessed lighting
  • Two large closets
  • En-suite bathroom with Travertine tile floors, glass mosaic steam shower, shower bench and multiple shower heads
  • Can be used for guest overflow

Guest Wing:

  • Sitting area with wool pile carpet
  • Built-in cabinetry and shelving
  • Access to terrace

Guest Bedroom South:

  • Wool pile carpet
  • Venetian plaster walls
  • Vaulted ceiling with fan
  • Recessed and scone lighting
  • French door closet
  • Casement windows
  • French doors access to grounds
  • En-suite bath with tile floors, shower over bath, tile shower, single vanity

Guest Bedroom East:

  • Wool pile carpet
  • Venetian plaster walls
  • Vaulted ceiling with fan
  • Recessed and scone lighting
  • French door closet
  • Casement windows
  • Two sets of French door access terrace and grounds

Guest House/Casita:

  • Wool pile carpet
  • Venetian plaster walls
  • Vaulted open wood beam ceiling with fan
  • Recessed and scone lighting
  • Casement and clerestory windows
  • Walk-in closet
  • Juliet balcony
  • Separate heat and A/C
  • En-suite bath:
    • Travertine floors
    • Glass and tile enclosed shower with bench and casement window
    • Double wood vanities
    • Water closet
    • Linen closet


Located in coveted Mission Highlands




Spanning four generations, The Shone Group has acquired a deep understanding of the industry’s intricate processes resulting in artful negotiating skills, insightful marketing and a unique ability to close complicated transactions. Serving the Bay Area and Northern California wine country, with expertise in rural, vineyard, equestrian, development and historic properties. We look forward to serving all of your real estate needs.



Tina Shone Sotheby's Sonoma Agent RealtorTINA SHONE
Broker Associate

Cell: (707) 799-7556
DRE# 00787338

The Shone Group
Sotheby’s International Realty
Wine Country Brokerage
793 Broadway, Sonoma CA 95476
Office:  707.933.1515  |  Fax:  707.933.1551

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