Magnolia Farm, Estate of the Day
The Magnolia farm in Sonoma, California is the town's oldest East Side home and is a registered historical landmark. It has also been given a very modern rehabilitation that is a world away from its classic exterior). The home was built in the 1890s and has been owned by members of the Hearst family among other great California families. The property has a four-bedroom main house as well as a one-bedroom guest house. There is also a swimming pool, outdoor barbecue and a one acre lawn with room for croquet, bocce and horseshoes. The property is nearly ten acres total and includes magnolia, olive, fig and maple trees. An outdoor patio offers dining for eight. it is currently being used as a wine country rental that costs $12,000 a week (many more gorgeous pictures are available at the home's rental website). It is listed at $5.495 million.