Welcome to the essence of French Provence style in the Northern California Countryside. This gated, 5 acre estate is inspired by French farm living inside and out. Hand crafted wood shutters and doors, custom and vintage fixtures and furnishings, stunning local views and formal gardens and gathering areas. Enjoy the beauty of the rolling foothills of Auburn with the fineries of French design and décor.
Fine finishes of wood, marble, travertine and granite compliment the stained glass and vintage furnishings in the living spaces of the home arranged with a great room concept. The elegant kitchen is designed for multiple cooks and the gathering area features a pre-cast, wood burning fireplace and rich wood finishes including built-in shelving reclaimed from the Muir Woods. The dining area joins the living room and kitchen areas together and is large enough for a baker’s dozen of loved ones. Completing the first floor is a full bathroom and flex room with custom desks and shelving for a sophisticated office space as well as a concealed murphy bed for your most welcomed guests.
Upstairs find two additional bedrooms with custom paint finishes, old world wood shutters and a dashing shared bath with dramatic décor and privacy closet. A gathering space at the top of the stairs continues the French style of the home with vaulted ceilings and dormers and makes for a cozy space perfect for gaming, crafting, entertaining and hosting over-night guests.
The master suite offers views to the north and west and is roomy enough for both sleeping and lounging. The en-suite bath is finished in travertine marble and granite and comes fully equipped with a steam shower, double sink vanity and large walk-in closet.
This private property offers all the luxuries of a country estate as well as all the resources for a self-sufficient farm lifestyle. A sophisticated greenhouse, multiple animal enclosures, live organic soil, mature fruit trees and a pond are supported with year-round irrigation water and an owned solar system for efficient and sustainable living. If the farm life isn’t for you, relax and enjoy the privacy in your secluded estate complete with a lap pool and sunning shelf, jetted spa, covered patio and formal French gardens.
Located just minutes to Old Town Auburn and the local Amtrak station serving the capitol corridor, enjoy all the benefits of private country life with easy access to restaurants and shops.
Auburn is in the heart of Northern California’s Gold Country, quietly tucked in the stunning Sierra Nevada Foothills about 45 minutes north of Sacramento. Acclaimed as the “Endurance Capital of the World” for being home to internationally renowned events such as the Tevis Cup, Wester States Endurance Run, and the Western States Trail Ride, the Auburn State Recreation Area hosts more endurance sporting events than any other venue globally. Auburn is also known as a bird sanctuary with local government and citizens alike working to preserve the pristine natural habitats of all the local wildlife. As the county seat of Placer County and with close ties to the California Gold Rush and the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad, Auburn’s rich historical roots are well preserved and celebrated.
With all it has to offer, Auburn has been a popular location for young families looking for a safe place to raise their kids, adventurers and outdoor enthusiasts, and city-slickers ready to stop and smell the roses. Auburn’s culture represents the diverse demographics and is a testament to what it means finding the balance between past and present. Welcoming community events gathering the town to celebrate local food, art, music and culture right in the main streets of the quaint Downtown and Old Town areas glance back to the mid-century charm of small town America. From festive parades celebrating national holidays like the annual 4th of July Parade, to formal exhibitions of local food and drink such as the “Auburn Cruise Nights,” residents and visitors alike appreciate the warm sense of family in this town.
The Placer Arts Counsel advocates for local artists, organizing and promoting local studio tours, exhibits, art walks and more. The Auburn Cruise Nights bring residents to the streets of Downtown for a free car show and street fair with local food and drink for all ages once a month from May to September. The charming Old Town area preserves the architectural stylings of the “old west”, in the shadow of the gorgeous Placer County Courthouse, Old Town Auburn is a well trafficked destination by locals and tourists alike for shopping, dining and nightlife. The Placer County Fairgrounds are also located in Auburn and are home to a myriad of entertainment, expositions, flea markets, trade shows, concerts, races and more. All that Auburn has to offer, and you are still less than a two-hour drive from popular destinations like Lake Tahoe and San Francisco.
3153 +/- square feet
Whole house fan
Pool and jetted spa
Classic French country gardens and landscaping
Whole house security system
Custom, hand-made shutters
Domestic well with sediment and UV filtration systems
Radiant heated floors
Knotty alder cabinetry
Oversized island with large basin sink and bar seating
Prep sink with garbage disposal
48” GE Monogram range with dual ovens
48” Sub Zero refrigerator
Insta hot water dispenser
Pre-cast mantle over woodburning fireplace with travertine hearth
French doors to gardens
Built-in media center concealed with wooden shutters
Built-in shelving with live-edge redwood from Muir Woods
Large walk-in closet with built-in storage
Large vanity with granite counters and dual sinks
Light deprivation greenhouse
½ miner’s inch of PCWA irrigation year-round
Fenced and cross fenced
Organic property (pesticide and fertilizer free) for past 7 years
Outbuildings for goats/poultry with automated water dispensers
Mature fruit trees