Blu Homes in Healdsburg. It’s a match made in heaven. Blu Homes are a great example of smart, green construction and Healdsburg in the heart of Sonoma County’s wine country is a fantastic place to live…and eat. Sunset’s 2012 Idea House has been attracting large numbers of visitors every weekend during August. Sunset is keeping the house open to the public until September 9, so you still have two weekends to see this wonderful example of a green, precision-built home. The Idea House is a finished product, but you also have a chance to see (from a distance) the house next door, a Blu Home in the making.
Many of the people who have looked at Sunset’s Breezewood model Blu Home are now looking for land in Healdsburg and Sonoma County to place their own Blu Home. There are always lovely parcels available for buyers who want to build their own wine country dream, but it may take some persistence to find just what you are looking for. I think one would fit just perfectly on my listing at 1240 Emerald Ranch Road, for instance. That’s a site that already has underground power and water, paved roads, and an approved septic design.
If someone is dreaming bigger, the 201 acres at 11450 Los Amigos Road has enough room for five Blu Homes and all the associated granny units, guest houses, and other outbuildings that can accompany each one. You could also plant more than 50 of the acres to grapes on the beautiful, oak-studded meadows. The land is in both the Russian River and Chalk Hill Appellations.
From a real estate perspective, the construction of any house is the last in a long series of steps necessary to find a lot, make certain it is well suited to your goals, create plans, get permission from the local authorities to build, hire a wide variety of sub-contractors to prepare the site, bring in power, find water, create a septic system or hook to the sewer, etc. It can easily take one or two years from locating your ideal site until you can actually build unless you buy a lot that already has the infrastructure in place.
If you have any questions about how to get started with building your own country getaway with a Blu Home or just want to find out more about real estate in Healdsburg in Sonoma County, please give me a call at 707-869-1884 or send an email.
11450 Los Amigos Road below