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Falstaff Grove: A Retreat With Room For Growth In Sebastopol

By Deidre Woollard | February 16, 2015 | 2 Comments

Napa County may get the lion’s share of the California wine country press while Sonoma County sometimes seems lumped in as an afterthought. But Sonoma has its own quiet magic. Falstaff Grove looks like it could be a resort or bed and breakfast, but it is a private home located approximately 4 miles west of downtown […]

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French Country Living In Alamo, California

By Deidre Woollard | February 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Alamo, California is one of the richest towns in the Bay Area where multi-million dollar estates aren’t uncommon. However, even by the high standards of the area, today’s estate is a stunner. Jump to see more!

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Country Club Living In Rancho Mirage

By Deidre Woollard | January 13, 2015 | Comments Off on Country Club Living In Rancho Mirage

In the winter months, the resort city of Rancho Mirage, California, becomes a popular destination in large part because it boasts one of the warmest winters in the United States. The combination of bright sunshine and snow-capped mountains in the distance create a perfect backdrop for golf, and snowbird recreation. It began to flower in […]

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Yucaipa? Retreating Off The Beaten Path

By Deidre Woollard | December 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

  Yucaipa? The close-knit community in California’s San Bernardino County isn’t exactly the vacation destination on the tip of everyone’s tongue, but the town has a lot to recommend it, including great recreation opportunities and a quaint downtown. In fact given the town’s commitment to lifelong learning, health, and wellness, it might just be a […]

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If You Have Ever Dreamed of Fractional Home Ownership –Even for a Second — Tonight is Your Night, Baby

By Candy Evans | October 9, 2012 | 4 Comments

Surely you’ve dreamed of second home ownership but like me, you are a perpetual tire kicker OR you worry that you won’t use the home enough, the maintenance will drive you batty. Second home owners sometimes corner me at parties and say, hey you with your damn fetish for multiple home ownership, it’s helluva lot of work. […]

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Mayacama: I Found Paradise in Northern Cali’s Wine Country. And I Will Never Be The Same

By Candy Evans | September 13, 2012 | 4 Comments

Late last summer, 2011, we were in Sonoma County, California where I toured a most amazing property called Mayacama. I credit finding this property to my trusted veterinarian, Dr. Barret Jiranek here at Lover’s Lane Animal Medical Center (Dallas). Or maybe I should give my precious Doodle Bree the credit. She had an ear ache, […]

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