Immerse yourself in the Wine Country lifestyle in the small town of Sonoma, which takes good WINE, good food, the arts,History, and laid-back living and blends it into the ultimate lifestyle. While searching neighborhoods and Sonoma homes for sale make sure to pick up a map at the Visitors center on the plaza so you can make sure an see the 5 main neighborhoods and regions.
The Center of town is the Plaza this is the focal place. On the east side of the Plaza, in addition to coffee and tasty breads, pastries, coffee cakes, and muffins, the Basque Boulangerie Café offers breakfast all day, with croissant, roll, and panini breakfast sandwiches, as well as waffles.
Sonoma is a great walkable town. Within the Plaza park you’ll find a monument to the Bear Flag Revolt, one of the first steps leading to California becoming part of the United States, and a bronze statue of town founder Gen. Mariano Vallejo sitting on a park bench. Sonoma State Historic Park consists of multiple locations around the Plaza, including Mission San Francisco Solano, the Sonoma Barracks, and the Toscano Hotel, as well as General Vallejo’s Home just three blocks to the west. I am here to help with Sonoma Homes For sale, Call Anita 707-636-4024.
If you are looking for Sonoma Homes For sale. near the walkable neighborhoods close to the plaza just drive or walk and you will fall in love with the tree lined streets and warm neighborhoods.
And two blocks north of the Plaza, in a former railroad depot, the Sonoma Valley Historical Society’s Depot Park Museum is filled with vivid displays and artifacts illustrating local and California history.
One of the most striking buildings around the Plaza is the majestic and beautifully restored Sebastiani Theater, which opened in April 1934 (admission was 34 cents). Outside, its distinctive marquee and clock tower makes it a Sonoma landmark, and its interior evokes a bygone era, with lush red draperies, soaring ceilings, and impressive chandeliers.
A few steps southeast of the Plaza, the non-profit Arts Guild of Sonoma displays work by its 40+ members, with exhibits changing monthly. A block south of the Plaza, the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art features local, regional, national, and international artists. Past exhibits have included everything from student work in local art classes to furniture masterworks from the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco and ceramics by Pablo Picasso. I am here to help with Sonoma Homes For sale, Call Anita 707-636-4024.
Cookbook author Sondra Bernstein’s the girl & the fig restaurant a local favorite. OSO Sonoma offers urban-chic décor and uncommon but delicious small plates,. Southwest of the Plaza Tasca Tasca features Portuguese flair. For more ideas, check our listings of Sonoma County restaurants and click on the City of Sonoma. I am here to help with Sonoma Homes For sale, Call Anita 707-636-4024.
Local tip: For a basic but delicious lunch, check out the sandwiches, salads, and soup of the day at Scandia Bakery, located five blocks west of the Plaza (and don’t forget desert — fans rave about their princess cake).
With more than two dozen tasting rooms within easy walking distance, the Sonoma Plaza is the perfect place for wine tasting without driving. Do you like sparkling wine? Check out Sigh, Sonoma’s only “bubble bar.”
Three Sticks Wines pours their Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Rhône-style blend in the meticulously restored Vallejo-Casteñada adobe, with period-style furniture and details.
I am here to help with Sonoma Homes For sale, Call Anita 707-636-4024.