Occidental is a charming community of artists, writers, musicians, intellectuals, gardeners, nature lovers, and professionals. Property here tends to be majestic, often incorporating cathedral-like stands of redwoods, rolling meadows, ocean views, seasonal creeks, and spectacular rock out-croppings. The town of Occidental has a number of excellent restaurants, gift stores, general services, and lots of spirit.
Sebastopol is, simply put, a wonderful place to live. Home to gardeners, families, artists, musicians, and inspiring individuals, Sebastopol is a thriving and vibrant community. With a number of exceptional public and charter schools, the region is sought after by relocating families. Blessed with a near perfect growing climate, gardeners thrive in the wonderful sun and soils of the region. The downtown has a number of great markets, shopping areas, central town square, parks, and much to do and see!
Rolling terrain and grand vistas define the hills of western Petaluma. Large ranches, dotted with sheep and dairy cows render a bucolic image reminiscent of long lost eras of a simpler agrarian time. Parcels tend to be larger, agricultural in nature, with housing modest and utilitarian. The town of Petaluma is vibrant and bustling, full of bakeries, restaurants, gift stores, and general shopping. Easier commute to the Bay Area, and the new Smart Train make this an area especially desirable for commuters.
The stunning Sonoma Coast, with thousands of acres of dunes and beaches, is unparalleled in its beauty. Bird life abounds here, coastal trails create ample hiking opportunities, and the beaches, wild and beautiful, offer miles of solace and reflection. Golf course communities, vintage beachside villages, and spectacular coastal ranches make for a great diversity in real estate options.