Project Description

Elegant Eastside Sonoma

1406 Lovall Valley Rd, Sonoma CA 95476

SOLD!  $2,099,000

Entry into this property’s gated grounds reveals a delightful oasis with custom 2-story home, colorful gardens and pathways, flagstone patio, pool, outdoor gas firepit and covered gazebo for outdoor dining.

The approx. 3,100 sq. ft. home has 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths with a large media room that can be used as a 4th bedroom. Property is set on approx. 1/3 acre on a coveted Eastside lane, not far from the historic Sonoma Plaza, renowned wineries, shops and recreational areas. Authentic artisanal design features are evident throughout: 10 & 11 foot coved and hand-distressed wood beamed ceilings, Spanish tile floors, wrought iron fixtures, turret with staircase, French doors, balconies and custom-built cabinetry throughout the home. Lower level rooms include a professionally designed chef’s kitchen, living room, formal dining room, one ensuite bedroom with steam sauna/shower, large laundry/utility room and additional 1/2 bath. Upstairs is a romantic master suite with sitting room, ensuite bath, balcony and views, plus an additional bedroom, full bathroom and media room/den. The home is equipped for today’s living with extensive security system, interior and exterior sound systems, automatic irrigation system and USA-made solar. It is designed to accommodate an elevator.

Enjoy the indoor/outdoor lifestyle of Sonoma in this serene retreat with easy access to Napa Valley, the Bay Area and San Francisco about an hour away.

Executive Home Features:

  • Stucco & tiled roof home 3085± sq. ft. on 1/3± acre.
  • 3 bedrooms + den, 3 ½ baths plus additional room, formal dining room, pool, steam sauna & extensive gardens.
  • Complete Solar Solution-USA Made, Purchased 2014, Avg. bill $10-$20/mo.
  • Extremely quiet and private-set back from properties and street.
  • Close to the Plaza.
  • Authentic hand-crafted by artisans with breathtaking quality.
  • Detached oversized 2 car-garage with tiled roof & well-lighted, oversized attic storage (ability to walk around in it).
  • 2 separate storage areas for trash cans and tools.House has coved ceilings throughout, bull-nosed edged walls with extensive arches throughout.
  • Leading up from the custom made wrought iron and wood electric gated-property entrance is a crushed granite path bringing you to a winding walkway made of buckskin-colored flagstone lined with roses, French lavender, an herb garden, exotic flowers and ferns. Path leads to a custom made Spanish door with speakeasy, which is surrounded with glass sidelights and arched-top windows.
  • Each room in home has its own private, covered balcony (3 upstairs balconies).
  • Authentic Spanish style hand distressed wood beams in kitchen and living room.
  • Turret with grand, winding staircase made of handcrafted Mexican decorative and solid colored tiles with wrought iron balusters, distressed bronze handrail & oversized window.
  • Designer wrought iron candelabra lighting on staircase and living room.
  • Cabinetry throughout is custom built and installed by Jerry Hanlon of Sonoma.
  • Entire house Spanish floor tile except for three upstairs rooms which have wall-to-wall StainMaster wool carpet.
  • Smart House: WiFi; extensive security system with alarm on all windows, doors motion sensor and wired for cameras for exterior; each room Cable ready; pre-wired wall speakers interior and exterior; heat-sensor pushbutton light switches, many with dimmers.
  • Detector alarm system.
  • Designed to accommodate an elevator.
  • On Demand (circulating) instant hot water throughout entire house.
  • Windows a mixture of casement, awning & double hung; double and single French doors made of wood interior and exterior clad –all are by Anderson with Anderson hardware and locks. Full motion.
  • All windows and doors are bull-nosed on the interior and exterior.
  • All interior doors are custom made by Simpson.
  • Entire house matching stained, knotty Douglas fir 1” x 6” baseboard trim.
  • Public water, natural gas, underground electrical cable.
  • Low maintenance, entire property on automatic irrigation system.
  • All fixtures in home are Grohe; toilets are Toto/Kohler.
  • All interior door knobs are oil rubbed bronze by Baldwin.
  • Multiple skylights.
  • Abundant parking.
  • Lovely views through home and balconies.

Professional Kitchen Designed by French Chef

  • Dual level solid granite island with seating for 6.
  • Professional 4-burner gas Wolf range with center griddle; oven is gas & convection with stock pot water filler.
  • 2 GE Monogram stainless steel food warming drawers.
  • Kitchen Aid trash compactor; 2 trash recycle bins.
  • 2 platter cabinets, mixture of large drawers, slide & static shelving along with glass lighted cabinetry along one side at top of wall (above refrigerator).
  • GE Monogram 48” side-by-side stainless steel refrigerator/freezer with filtered water, cubed/crushed ice in the door, plus climate instant chiller and thaw drawer & vegetable crisper.
  • GE Monogram Advantum stainless steel oven-combination. Halogen/convection/microwave.
  • Bosch ultra-quiet stainless steel dishwasher with hidden controls.
  • 32” double bowl Kohler porcelain farmhouse sink with professional grade garbage disposal & Grohe LadyLux pull out faucet in brushed nickel.
  • 2 walk-in pantries with lead crystal door knobs, oil- rubbed bronze accents & floor to ceiling stainless steel racks.
  • All kitchen cabinetry is custom built and are stained a dark cherry.
  • Hand-distressed solid wood ceiling beams.
  • Many windows overlooking olive trees, rose & lavender garden, raised vegetable/flower beds, fully tiled floor and roof gazebo and flagstone patio surrounded by potted plants.

Mud Room/Office

  • Side home entry porch to home with seating area.
  • Custom made built-in desk with upper cabinetry for storage.
  • Large storage closet.
  • Room for large capacity HT washer/dryer on pedestals.
  • Plumbed for wash basin/laundry room sink.

Large Formal Dining Room

  • 8” wide/3/4” thick solid oak wood flooring stained walnut.
  • Dual niches with wine refrigerators.
  • Adjacent buffet area for easy serving between kitchen and dining.

Living Room

  • Remote control gas fireplace with onyx surround and hand distressed wood mantle.
  • Two sets of French doors opening onto the backyard & pool.
  • Hand distressed solid wood ceiling beams.

Half Bath with Vestibule

  • Chair rail tumbled marble, limestone, tile and decorative inlays.
  • Kohler porcelain vessel sink mounted on wrought iron, oil-rubbed bronze fixtures.
  • Grand wrought iron mirror-matching lighting in bath and vestibule.

Downstairs Bedroom w/Accompanying Full Bathroom & Shower/Steam Sauna

  • Full sized bedroom with private French door exit to grounds.
  • 2 full closets (one is lockable).
  • Private, full bathroom with large Kohler pedestal sink & brushed nickel Grohe faucet –-also includes a two person steam sauna & shower with adjustable showerhead made by Grohe.
  • Flooring and shower/steam sauna is made of fossilized granite with stone tile accents.


  • Just outside the two sets of French doors in the living and bedroom is an ample patio with buckskin color flagstone.
  • 15’ x 20’ pool with automatic water filler, heater and filter- generous waist high shallow portion along with a swim lane and over-sized lounge steps-accented with tile complementing the winding staircase tile.
  • Heat pump warms pool year round efficiently and inexpensively; minimal maintenance required.
  • Electric pool cover.
  • Gas firepit with glass rock.
  • Flower garden overflowing with hydrangeas, cannas, roses, miniature olive tree; fragrant jasmine.
  • Complementing the pool along the perimeter of the property is a custom built planter of Napa field stone filled with assorted palm trees and tropical species.


Master Bedroom

  • Romantic, large master bedroom with private balcony, views of the hills of Buena Vista Winery & overlooking the pool.
  • Designer lighting specifically for reading/working with laptop in bed.
  • 2 large walk-in closets with custom staggered shelves and poles.
  • Fully carpeted with Stain Master wool carpet.
  • Library/sitting area with curved wall from turret – designer lighting specifically for reading – Incredible views of hills and trees – very private & quiet.

Master Bathroom

  • Dual Kohler porcelain sinks with custom-built solid walnut rounded cabinetry, built-in floor-to-ceiling armoire for linens & two clothes hampers in addition to sink top-to-ceiling shelving.
  • Grohe brushed nickel faucets, shower head & controls and tub faucet, handles along with pullout European hand-shower.
  • Over-sized shower made of tumbled marble & limestone w/small seat.
  • Separate tub surrounded by tumbled marble and limestone with large window.
  • Extra-large water closet with door.
  • Tile flooring.
  • Large skylight
  • Custom made arched mirror with lighting fixtures.

Large Bedroom

  • Private balcony overlooking front garden- exterior storage closet.
  • Large bedroom with walk-in clothes closet.
  • Fully carpeted with Stain Master wool carpet.

Additional Room

  • Large room overlooking front garden.
  • Largest private balcony facing east/front of the home.
  • Fully carpeted with Stain Master wool carpet.

Adjacent Full Bathroom

  • Tile and marble bathroom with raised Kohler porcelain sink.
  • Shower over tub surrounded by tile and marble.
  • Floor is tiled.
  • Custom made arched mirror with stone lighting fixture.
  • Abundant storage with custom-made cabinetry with hammered copper hardware.
  • Sink and Shower/Tub Faucets are brushed nickel by Grohe.


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Eastside Sonoma Close to the Downtown Plaza


Tina Shone Group
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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