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700 S Barretta
Sonora CA 95370 US


Active Listing ID 20201248
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6,117 sqft
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8.00 Bath (8 Full Bath)
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Built in 1907
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Lot: 0.38 acre
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Single Family Detached


Active Listing ID 20201248

700 S Barretta Elegant Oasis & Retreat, furnished (optional) in Historic Sonora. Located only 2hrs from Bay Area, 1hr North of Yosemite. Parents, bring your large family, in-laws, live in/educator for your children, and still have plenty of space for home offices and guests. (investors R3 zoning provides added possibilities.) The well appointed Landmark Estate, updated over the years is wrapped around by rows of windows overlooking Gorgeous gardens, quartzite terraces & water features. Privacy abounds through out. (5) Master BD (1) two BD- bathroom-living room suite for a total of (8) BD (8) Bath (4) living rooms. The Residence & intricate lush gardens, provide privacy solitude or ample space to gather. The versatile floor plan will suit most. The estate built from Old growth Redwood lumber quality, accommodates multi-party living spaces for family and guests; (4) quarters have indoor and direct exterior access. Driveway parking available for 3-4 vehicles. Optional: Buy or lease adjacent parking lot, for up to (10) additional vehicles. The dwelling includes a Carriage door garage with one of the last historic " turntables" in the State. Previously used as a big screen TV room, Sport bar hangout, workshop: Rough, convert it for your own purpose. MAIN LEVEL: The turn of the century distinctive entrance is sheltered by a wide porch that extends the length of the house. Upon entering, you will find yourself in the spacious parlor, with arched passage ways that invite you into the fireplace salon, or dining room. Higher ceilings are found throughout the main floor. - A Kitchen suite, with natural light bathed breakfast nook, extends to a screened porch with level access to the stone gardens terraces & open-sky outdoor kitchen, BBQ and Pizza-oven, and ample garden dining spaces for your parties. - (1) Master where the 2nd "in suite" room could be used as an office with exterior access from the entrance covered porch; It is presently furnished with a daybed and seating area. - From the rear sheltered balcony, you will enjoy sunset views year around; Access to (1) Master BD and the covered stairs to the lower story and garden walkways. - The main floor also includes (1) Hallway full bath, and (1) office den at the bottom of the stairway. UPSTAIRS: Motion lights, will lead you up the stairway and past built in bookcases and memorabilia. The flexible floor plan of the upper story has (2) Master BD (1) BD and (1) Hallway full bath, with the option to share a living room. DOWNSTAIRS Latest improvements are (1) Gorgeous Master BD featuring an extra deep soaking tub, as well as a marble tiled walk in shower. The exterior access is level from the driveway through the southerly patio; A westerly facing balcony complements this master (inconspicuous, but rated ADA compliant if needed). - An additional 2BD/1BATH suite with living room, has a separate marble shower, soaking tub w/fireplace, and can also be isolated with interior & exterior access. - Laundry room and turntable garage complete the lower story. Privacy abounds thought out the residence and gardens. At the bottom of the property is a portion of land with raised beds for home grown vegetables including a two compartment composter & room to rebuild a chicken coop. From the screened porch and gardens, the soothing sounds from multiple fountains provide tranquility. Adults and children exploring the many secrets gardens will discover the spa sized stone dipping pool, and garden dance floor, with strings of lights to brighten your parties. This Sierra Foothill area is historic with its many ties to the gold-rush era and a spectrum of activities within a short distance to outdoors enjoyments for the whole family. Wine tasting, ski resort, National forest and state parks, river rafting, diverse elev. lakes & marinas, nature abounds. Will accommodate request of specific remote viewing. Best practice Covid showing enforced.

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Property Features

  • Facts
  • Built in: 1907
  • Lot Size: 0.38 acre
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Property Sub-type: Single Family Detached
  • Features
  • Full Bathrooms: 8
  • Cooling System: Central A/C
  • Exterior Finish: Stucco, Wood
  • Floor Covering: Carpet, Hardwood, Marble, Tile
  • Roof Type: Tile
  • View Type: Mountain
  • Heating Fuels: Pellet, Wood
  • Heating Systems: Fireplace, Pellet Stove, Stove
  • Additional Features
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Lawn
  • Mother In Law Suite
  • Sprinkler System
  • Wired

School Information

  • School
  • Sonora(Elementary)
  • Sonora High(High)
Listing Changed: 11/25/2020 8:01:26 AM GMT
Source Updated Date: 11/26/2020 6:30:10 AM GMT

Courtesy of: Marie-Jo Barr, Realty World Wilson

Listing Source - ListHub

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