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Sited between the Bolinas Lagoon and the Point Reyes National Seashore, where the unspoiled beauty of nature abounds, this magnificent estate features three residences, an office, greenhouse and other outbuildings that span over 56 acres across four parcels of varying terrain and differing microclimates. Savor the unparalleled views of surrounding vistas, the divine aroma of ancient seascapes and the bounty of thriving flora from this historic homestead.

Although atypical and somewhat unconventional, the historic residence at 85 Olema Bolinas Road, originally built as a Druid’s Hall in 1897 is nothing short of breathtaking. While the California gothic façade, complete with white picket fence, lends to the rural charm of the property, the incredibly high ceilings, windows, and doors that soar to cathedral heights, as well as the delicate wood ornamentation throughout the interior create a sophisticated and bright monumental space from which to appreciate the timeless beauty of life in Bolinas.

Characterized by 45 acres of fertile farmland, 95 Olema Bolinas Road also features a farm office, agriculture worker housing, various sheds and the Farm House, a warm and inviting home built around a retired caboose from the Western Pacific Railroad, which was brought to the property as the original residence of the current owner. Decades of visionary custodianship of the land and several water sources – pond, 2 wells, Pine Gulch Creek – have ensured the health and continued lifetime of the thriving interdependent ecosystems.

Be it the lagoon, marshland, farmland, creek-side underbrush, hillside or atop the mesa meadow above the fields of growing produce, every corner of this property breathes life and speaks of harmony with nature.

Also see www.HorseshoeHillBolinas.com availabe for $3.5M.  

All 100 acres available for $10.25M

 

SPECIAL FEATURES listed by parcel

85 Olema Bolinas Road: APN#193-010-11

Property Highlights

Approximately 3,935 square foot home on 0.4132 Acre lot
Sited between the Bolinas Lagoon and Point Reyes National Seashore
Breathtaking views of the Bolinas Ridgeline, Bolinas Lagoon, marsh land and fertile organic farmland
Less than 1 mile to downtown Bolinas – shops, art galleries, museum, restaurants, community center, beach, and more
Less than 30 miles to San Francisco
Built as a Druid’s Hall in 1879
Bolinas Community Public Utility District (BCPUD) Water Meter
Security alarm


Interior Features

Original Vertical Grain Fir hardwood flooring throughout most of the home
Soaring ceilings and exceptionally tall doors
Towering original windows including Multi-Sash Single Hung, French Casement, Casement and Fixed styles
Elegant half-wall linear wood paneling and decorative moldings (crown, cove, batten, architrave, picture and chair railing moldings)
Several skylights, ample built-in open shelving and ceiling fans
Two massive Great Rooms, each with wood burning fireplace and functional kitchen
Variation of lighting and light fixtures blend seamlessly to provide desired illumination – chandeliers, recessed, wall-mounted and pendent
3.5 bathrooms. Powder room on main level previously had a shower

Main Level Great Room

14 foot high ceilings and 8 foot high doors
White church pews line the Northern wall – remain from when the building served as a Christian Science Church
Massive fireplace faced with slate and concrete, accented with wood detailing and prominent mantel
Custom drapes
Double door front entrance
Sunken chef’s kitchen outfitted with top of the line stainless steel appliances

Chef’s Kitchen

Sub-Zero refrigerator and two refrigeration drawers
Miele dishwasher
WOLF four burner gas range with hood
WOLF built-in oven and separate microwave
Caesar Stone Counters, including Breakfast bar
Two sinks, each with disposer, one with a filtered water faucet
Light green accent wall
Exposed pillars frame the kitchen and support loft above

Loft above Kitchen

Continuation of exposed pillars
Walk-in closet and built-in storage provide ample storage space
Attached full bathroom with claw foot bathtub, stone countertop vanity and tile stall shower
Wool carpet and grass cloth wall siding convey a sense of natural elegance and sophistication

Upstairs Great Room

Ceilings soar over 15 feet high and entry door reaches a height of 9 feet 6 inches
Fireplace faced with marble and accented with wood detailing
Roman Shades made of Solumbra fabric, a light filtering, UV blocking, sun protection material
Petit viewing deck at the northeast corner provides an elevated outdoor space to appreciate the phenomenal views of the surrounding landscape – both water and land
Attached bedroom and full bathroom featuring a tiled shower and check patterned tile flooring
Secret kitchen with lofted bedroom and full bathroom above

Garden/Sun Room

Wet bar, refrigeration and custom built-in cabinetry
Stained Concrete flooring
Floor to ceiling windows and skylights provide ample light
Two sets of glass French Doors and one glass sliding door allows for seamless indoor-outdoor living
Opens to the back yard and an attached deck with translucent paneled wind barrier
Architect of garden room: Gary Millar

Grounds

Perimeter lined with white picket fence, differing trees and hedges
Front lawn and porch completely shielded from Olema Bolinas Road
Attached deck with paneled wind barrier
Rear lawn opens to a hedge garden boasting tall archways with hidden rose and herb beds
Landscaping designed by environmental artist Topher Delaney
 

95 Olema Bolinas Road: APN#193-010-19

Property Highlights

45 Acres of primarily level, sun drenched land
Irrigation pond(32 acre feet), two wells and riparian rights to Pine Gulch Creek
Bolinas Community Public Utility District (BCPUD) Water Meter
Bunk House

Farm Worker Housing – sleeps 12 people
One of the oldest buildings in the town of Bolinas, built in 1864

Farm House

Interior Features

3 Bedrooms / 1.25 Bathrooms - Approximately 1,760 square foot home built as an extension to a converted caboose
Brick pathway leads from the driveway through a small orchard of apple, pear, walnut and lemon trees to the covered porch with bench
Peaked wooden ceilings with exposed beams and beautiful wood siding throughout
Intermittent skylights and walls of multi sash windows
Awe-inspiring circular Great Room with gas stove
Variance of lighting – sconce, hanging, track and recessed
Bathroom complete with claw foot bathtub, blue and white checker counter, vanity and shower floor, blue tile accented shower walls
Raised bedroom with private deck and lofted space above the walk-in closet
Art studio in the rear of the home mirrors the circular Great Room and features a wood burning stove, prodigious window seating, French doors leading outside, ample storage and a sink
Architect: Steve Matson

Open Kitchen

Stone counter tops and breakfast bar
Two deep sinks, one with filtered water faucet
KitchenAid gas oven and five burner stovetop with hood
Kenmore dishwasher and side-by-side refrigerator

Caboose

Three single beds two with a fold down berth above – could total five single beds
Window seat
Built-in desk and shelving as well as separate closet area
Private entrance and exit with plethora of windows
 

80 Olema Bolinas Road: APN# 195-290-13

8.99 Acres
Fertile Organic farmland
 

Contiguous Parcel APN 195-290-24

2.36 Acres
Lush marshland habitat

 

 

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Neighborhood


Bolinas

The wide-open, picture-perfect spaces of West Marin include the coastal communities of Stinson Beach and Bolinas; the dairy farms of Olema, Point Reyes Station, Tomales, and Nicasio; and the forest glens of Lagunitas, San Geronimo, and Woodacre.
Uniting all West Marin communities is a love for the land. That’s not going to change soon, thanks to the efforts of Marin Agricultural Land Trust, an organization dedicated to preserving farmland through voluntary conservation easements.
Outdoor recreation ranges from surfing at Bolinas and Stinson Beach to mountain biking on Mount Tamalpais and the annual Dipsea foot race to Stinson Beach. West Marin is an area of unrivaled natural beauty, one that can lay claim to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Muir Beach State Bark, Stinson Beach State Park, Muir Woods National Monument, and Point Reyes National Seashore.
Of course it’s not all about the outdoors in West Marin. Devotees of inner peace turn to the Green Gulch FarmZen Center in Muir Beach and Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre. And for those who need to feed the belly as well as the soul, Point Reyes Station has become a destination for the locavore movement. The town is home to Marin Sun Farms, purveyor of ethically raised and butchered meat, and Cowgirl Creamery, which makes its award-winning cheeses using organic milk from nearby Straus Family Creamery.



Schedule

 

Brokers Tour:
October 13 11am-2pm

Private Showings by Appointment:

Contact Sarah Kowalczyk
415.464.7484
skowalczyk@mcguire.com

Contact Lotte Moore
415.412.7471
lmoore@mcguire.com

Contact

Sarah Kowalczyk

Sarah Kowalczyk

Realtor® AssociateMcGuire Real EstateCalBRE# 01742287415.389.5622 office415.464.7484 mobileskowalczyk@mcguire.comwww.LotteandSarah.com

Lotte Moore

Realtor® AssociateMcGuire Real EstateCalBRE# 01744042415.389.5650 office415.412.7471 mobilelmoore@mcguire.comwww.LotteandSarah.com