Thursday, August 16, 2018

5 Things to do Friday Aug 17th

Jump start your weekend with these fun local events


1) Rincon Valley Dog Park Social  


When:  5:30 - 8:30
Where: Rincon Valley Community Park
More info:
Cost: Free but if you want to participate in the buffet, you should bring a dish


2) Funky Friday


When:  6-9:30pm
Where:  Hood Mansion Pythian Rd SR
More info:  Funky
Cost: $10
Who's playing: Volker Strifler

3) Open Studio Fulton Crossing


When:  5pm - 8pm
Where:  Fulton Crossing studio 1200 River Rd (Fulton)
More info:  Fulton Crossing
Cost: Free

4) Wilson Concert Series

Photo from  a concert at a different Wilson owned Winery 

When: 6-8pm
Where: Mazzocco Winery  1400 Lytton Springs Healdsburg
More info:   Wilson
Cost: Free lawn seating first come first served
Who's playing: Double Standyrd (Southern Rock)
Food: for purchase from Healdsburger


5) Sebastiani Concert Series


When:  6pm -9pm
Where: Sebastiani Winery
More info:  Sebastiani
Cost:  Free
Who's playing:  Backtrax
Food:  Bring your own picnik



(Bonus) Friday Night Live Cloverdale


Stone Foxes
6:30 - 9:30
Where: Cloverdale Plaza Cloverdale Blvd
More info: Friday Night Live
Cost: Free



I love living in Rincon Valley!  I've lived here since 1995 and can't imagine living in a better North Bay community.  Call me today if you're interested in buying a home in Rincon Valley, or if you'd like to list your Rincon Valley home for sale.  

Jim Cheney, Your Rincon Valley Realtor
  • Jim Cheney, Broker
  • Saint Francis Property
  • JimCheneyRealtor@gmail.com
  • (707) 494-1055
  • Rincon Valley - Santa Rosa
  • Your Rincon Valley Realtor
    DRE# 01368633


Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Mortgage survey for August 2018

Interest rates continue to creep upward


Source: Freddie Mac


I love living in Rincon Valley!  I've lived here since 1995 and can't imagine living in a better North Bay community.  Call me today if you're interested in buying a home in Rincon Valley, or if you'd like to list your Rincon Valley home for sale.  

Jim Cheney, Your Rincon Valley Realtor
  • Jim Cheney, Broker
  • Saint Francis Property
  • JimCheneyRealtor@gmail.com
  • (707) 494-1055
  • Rincon Valley - Santa Rosa
  • Your Rincon Valley Realtor
    DRE# 01368633


Bow Tie Pasta with Proscuitto & Zinfandel

Pair this simple pasta dish with a fruity Zinfandel


Ingredients:

3 T olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup ea.
     Carrot
     Celery
1/4 lb prosciutto diced
3 cups diced tomatoes w/juice
1/2 cup Zinfandel (or Cabernet)
1/3 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup pitted calmative olives
1/4 cup chopped basil
salt & pepper
1 lb bow tie pasta
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

Direction:

1. Heat olive oil in a deep saucepan; add onion, carrot, and celery
    Cook, stirring occasionally until vegetable color brightens ( 5 mins).

2.  Add prosciutto
     Cook 1-2 mins

3.  Add tomatoes, wine, cream, olives
     Simmer uncovered 8-10 mins

4.  Stir in herbs and season with salt & pepper
     Keep warm

5.  Cook bow tie pasta in salted water till al dente

6.  Drain, add sauce, serve with Parmesan 
Easy and delicious!  I like to pair this with Carol Sheldon's very affordable Wild Thing Zin



5910 Yerba Buena Rincon Valley

This home will be on the market Friday, August 24th, 2018


Street view of 5910 Yerba Buena

General Details:

$725,000
MLS# 21821026
Built 1964
On market Aug 24th

Lot:

8712 sq ft (.20 acre)
In-ground pool with solar heat
Garage ~ 2 car
Driveway ~ 4 car
Other parking: room for boat/RV

Home: 

3 bedrooms
2 baths
1590 sq ft
Den/office
Owned solar electrical system

Interior:

Front door/entry
Entry is open and airy with hardwood parquet floor and recessed lights


Living room
Living room with custom colors, window coverings, plantation shutters, and recessed lighting
Living room with wood burning fireplace, tile hearth, crown molding, and built-in speakers


Kitchen
Kitchen with built-in appliances, recessed lighting, and Blue Pearl granite
Kitchen with custom Shaker cabinets, hidden under-counter lighting, and sliding door to rear deck
Kitchen with hardwood flooring, and solar tube skylights. Slider leads to a large deck and pool

Dining Area

Dining room off kitchen with solar tube skylight and recessed lighting



Guest Bedroom #1




Bedroom #1 with plantation shutters, and custom window treatments


Guest Bedroom #2

Bedroom 2 with plantation shutters, custom window treatments, and recessed lighting

Master Bedroom

Master: Glass slider to rear yard, blackout drapes, custom window dressing

Master: Walk-in closet with organizer, recessed lighting 

Master Bath

Master bath has a generous shower with pebble floor and interior lighting

Master bath: Double sinks, tile counter and custom back splash


Shared bath

Shared bath with shower over tub 


Office/Den

Office/den off dining area separated by a pocket door and  a slider leading to the side yard

Garage

Garage with organized storage, automatic door, washer/dryer hookups, furnace; and hot water heater

Yard

800+ sq ft covered deck runs the length of the home


Covered deck is perfect for small or large entertaining

Pool and spa with shaded seating

Enjoy the view of the Mayacama Mountains while relaxing in the shade, poolside


 Neighborhood:


Schools:
  • Sequoia Elementary
  • Rincon Valley Charter School
  • Rincon Valley Middle School
  • Maria Carrillo High School
Shopping:
  • Saint Francis Shopping Center
  • Montecito Shopping Center

Places to worship:

  • Rincon Valley churches


City Parks:
County Parks:
State Parks:

  • Annadel 
  • Sugarloaf
  • Jack London






Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Sebastopol's Gravenstien Apple festival

45th Annual Gravenstein Apple Fair

Sebastopol's Gravenstein Festival is a fun event where you can spend the day, learning, eating, drinking, and enjoying good food.
Gravenstein Apple Fair in Sebastopol, CA




Heres what to expect:


  • Live music on 2 stages
  • Arts and crafts
  • Food vendors
  • Cider, local beer, and wine
  • Children's activities
  • Culinary demonstrations
  • Life on the farm
  • Heirloom Gravenstein apples



When:

Saturday August 11th 10am - 6 pm
Sunday August 12th 10am - 6 pm

Nice display of tractors over the decades


Where:

Ragle Ranch Park
500 Ragle Rd
Sebastopol, CA

Cost: 

Adults $15
Seniors & veterans $12
Children (6-12) $8


More info:





I love living in Rincon Valley!  I've lived here since 1995 and can't imagine living in a better North Bay community.  Call me today if you're interested in buying a home in Rincon Valley, or if you'd like to list your Rincon Valley home for sale.  

Jim Cheney, Your Rincon Valley Realtor
  • Jim Cheney, Broker
  • Saint Francis Property
  • Jim@StFrancisProperty.com
  • (707) 494-1055
  • Rincon Valley - Santa Rosa
  • Your Rincon Valley Realtor
    DRE# 01368633


Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Sold 5630 Del Monte





Rincon Valley





Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2
Yr built: 1960
1830 sq ft
Lot: 9583
Sold: 8/20/2012
Price: $380,000

Great backyard with view of Annadel

Nice Harvest Yellow oven

Nice deck off the living room

Dated kitchen


Living room/Dining room combo







I love living in Rincon Valley!  I've lived here since 1995 and can't imagine living in a better North Bay community.  Call me today if you're interested in buying a home in Rincon Valley, or if you'd like to list your Rincon Valley home for sale.  

Jim Cheney, Your Rincon Valley Realtor
  • Jim Cheney, Broker
  • Saint Francis Property
  • JimCheneyRealtor@gmail.com
  • (707) 494-1055
  • Rincon Valley - Santa Rosa
  • Your Rincon Valley Realtor
    DRE# 01368633