Experience nature & tranquility in this northern Alexander Valley retreat. A meadow & babbling creek greet you on 16 acres where you can hike, ride a horse, garden, soak in the sun by the pool & entertain on the covered breezeway! The 4010 sqft. home was designed as an Australian colonial farmhouse built w/commercial grade materials & to be as fire proof as possible, w/a metal roof, cement/composite wood siding & trex deck. The home, cottage & pool are serviced by solar w/ PG& E backup. The conditioned space includes 4 bdrns & 3 1/2 ba, w/master suite on the 1st level, a walk in closet & a 2-part bath. Also on the 1st level is a media rm & library. The 2nd level has a mezzanine between 2 ensuite bdrms for privacy for working from home or for the perfect getaway. The deck, patio, pool, spa & gardens lead to a covered dining area & to a 640 sq ft studio for guests. The 25 meter saline pool has 2 lanes & is surrounded by patio. Private & 5 min to Cloverdale & 20 min to Healdsburg Plaza!