Project Description

Wine Country Garden Home

887 Hill Dr., Glen Ellen CA 95442

SOLD!  Offered at $1,175,000

This architecturally designed “green” residence is set amidst exquisite gardens on approx. 1/3 acre just off the historic downtown. Enchanting 2bd/2ba brings the outdoors in with picture windows and French doors throughout. A trellised porch leads to the front door entry and into the foyer. Soft arched wall openings connect foyer, living room, kitchen and dining rooms to create a bright, airy interior flow. Living room with high ceilings, stained concrete floor, custom corner fireplace with raised hearth and delightful picture windows. French doors open to an expansive covered deck with outlooks to nature and the view.

The updated kitchen with warm cherry wood cabinetry, tiled backsplash, stainless appliances and butcher block counters adjoins a sizable dining room with access to the porch and grounds. A few steps up to the second level with garden master suite at one end and guest bedroom at the other. Spacious guest bath with special plaster and tile shower over tub has laundry facility and additional storage. Nearby hall also accesses the grounds. Outdoor living and relaxing are encouraged with multiple peaceful sitting areas tucked throughout mature gardens with blooming flowers and fruit trees, vine covered trellises, stone patio and stone lined paths. Two gated access points, detached car garage, extra parking, public utilities and room for a pool complete the picture and make this an ideal wine country getaway or full-time home.

Approx. .34 acre, fenced, two gated entries
Carol Venolia custom designed green residence
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
Radiant in-floor heat (4 zones); whole house fan
Solid fir floors, casements and trim
Detached 1-car garage + additional parking
Lighted grounds, stone walls, garden staircases, paths, patios, multiple sitting areas
Mature trees and landscaping + multiple varieties of fruit trees including:
6 apple – different varieties
2 lemon
2 olives
Majestic native oaks
Automatic sprinkler system, drip irrigation

Living Room:
Entry from trellised deck
Foyer with arched openings
Stained concrete floors + radiant heat
Raised hearth wood burning fireplace with gas starter, redwood mantle
Ceiling fan
Sconce lighting
Large picture window
French door access to covered rear deck with view

Butcher block counters
Heath tile backsplash
Cherry cabinetry, under cabinet lighting
4-burner gas range & hood
Pot rack
Two stainless steel sinks
Pass through and access to dining room

Dining Room:
Porcelain field tile floor
Open to kitchen
2 operable skylights
Ceiling fan
Black Walnut handmade stairs with handmade wrought iron railing
French doors to trellised deck and the grounds

Master Suite:
Porcelain field tile floor
Recessed lighting & ceiling fan
2 lighted closets with louvered doors
Picture windows and French door access to gardens and grounds

Master Bath:
Oversized walk-in tile + Arcus Stone limestone plaster stall shower
Granite slab vanity top with wood cabinetry

Bedroom 2:
Picture window
Ceiling fan
Arched opening to living room for secondary use as media room or den

Guest Bath:
Stained concrete floor with radiant heat
Shower over tub with Arcus Stone limestone plaster and tile surround
Washer/dryer hookups and storage

1-car parking
Automatic door with 2 controllers

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Near the heart of historic downtown Glen Ellen.


The Shone Team
Sotheby’s International Realty
Wine Country Brokerage

25 East Napa Street  Sonoma, CA 95476
Tel:  707.933.1515   Email: tina (at)

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