20045 Gibbs Drive
Sonora CA 95370


Price: $999,999


3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
1 Partial Baths
2994 Square Ft

Listing # 20161450
This stunning home has been described as your own luxury resort. Just as spectacular at night with the sparkling star-studded sky as it is in the day with soaring 180 degree views of Sonora and the Sierra Foothills - as far as Yosemite. Your views are constantly evolving with the movement of the sun and the changing of the seasons and weather. The home was designed by renowned architect Cooper Kessel and won the prestigious American Institute of Architects Design Excellence Award. On one of the most desirable, peaceful and walkable streets in the county, you ll enjoy a location convenient to town yet with a private vantage point high above it all. The vaulted ceiling draws your eyes up and a unique system of layered sky windows and lighting brings in varied lighting as the day progresses or weather conditions change. In this home, you are living with the sky. An entertainer s dream, this one-of-a-kind circular home has an open floor plan with the living, dining and kitchen areas, all centered around expansive windows, which then continue to flow on to the outside deck and views. You are literally on top of the world here and able to enjoy your private views both inside and out. The extensive deck space and sparkling pool area are perfect for hosting lavish parties or intimate dinners. An office with pocket doors is conveniently located off the main living area. Private bedrooms and baths line the main hallway, in addition to a storage room. Downstairs is a unique room with a view, perfect for an artist's studio, wine cellar, media room, play space, office, home gym or workshop. With direct access to covered parking, outdoor space and a private driveway entrance as well as its own bathroom, it could also make a perfect space for guests. In addition to the award-winning design and luxurious features of the home, it was also built to be environmentally friendly and practical. There are several energy-conservation features. The solar heating system is a combination system in which solar heats the interior space of the house via a radiant floor heating system as well as the domestic water, plus any excess solar is used to heat the pool and spa. The cooling system utilizes an underfloor plenum for air distribution (a concrete-sealed airspace underneath the home), an evaporative cooling unit which discharges air into the plenum, and a barometric damper system to exhaust air through the attic. Additionally, the home is oriented to take advantage of solar exposure: minimal west exposure, maximum south-facing glass, passive solar heating in the winter which shines onto the thermal mass of the 10-ton fireplace to store heat, and overhangs that are sized to shade the exterior wall in summer and allow solar heat into the home in winter. With so many thoughtful design features for your enjoyment, convenience and energy-conservation, enjoying life to its fullest here will come to you organically. It is an oasis - whether you are seeking a unique, luxury vacation or retirement home, or an amazing place to raise your family. You will find your peace here, among the clouds.
Basic Features:
Approx # Acres: 0.77
Bedrooms: 3.00
City: Sonora
County: Tuolumne
Fulll baths: Three
Half baths: One
High School: Sonora High
Partial Baths: 1.00
Property Class: RESIDENTIAL
Property Type: Single Family
Sub Area: 03E-GIBBS RANCH
Year Built: 1996
Additional Features:
APN #: 034-310-10
Age Of Building: 20
Air Condition: Evaporative Cooler
Amenities: Central Vacuum, Intercom, Open Beam Ceiling, Sauna, Skylights, Solid Surface Countertops, Tile, Wet Bar, Window Covering, Garage Door Opener
Approx. Sq Ft: 2994
Apprx Deck Sqft: 1000
Area: 003-SONORA
Bathroom Desription: Closeted Toilet, Hall, Tub/Shower, On Entry Level
CCRs: No
Construction: Site Built
Cooling: Evaporative Cooler
County: Tuolumne
Cross Street: Redbud Rd
Dining Room: Open, Great Room, On Entry Level
Driveway: Blacktop, Circular, Level, Rock/Gravel, RV Parking
Easements: None Known
Electric: 110V, 220V, Solar/Voltaic
Elementary School: Sonora
Elevation: 2247
Energy: Active Solar, Ceiling Fan, Double Pane, Insulated Ceiling, Insulated Floors, Insulated Walls, Passive Solar, Insulated Roof
Energy: Active Solar, Ceiling Fan,
Exterior Finish: Stucco, Wood
Family Room: On Entry Level, With Fireplace
Fireplace Desc: Air Tight, Insert
Fireplaces: 2
Flooring: Tile, Hardwood
For Sale or Rent: For Sale
Foundation: Concrete
Garage Info: Attached, Shelves
Garage Spaces: Two
HOA: No
Heating: Floor, Radiant
High School: Sonora High
Internet Available: Cable, DSL Available, Satellite, Wireless Broadband
Kitchen Amenities: Breakfast Bar, Built-In, Dishwasher, Disposal, Electric, Island, Down Draft Type, Microwave, Pantry, Propane, Refrigerator, Stainless Appliances, Convection Oven, On Entry Level
Landscape: Drip System, Terraced
Legal Corners Marked: Some
Levels: Two Levels
Living Room: Great Room, W/Fireplace, On Entry Level
Lot Coverage: Brush, Clear, Mostly Open, Rock, Some Trees
Master Bath: Dual Lav, Garden Tub, Separate Shower, Vanity
Master Bedroom: On Entry Level, Walk-in Closet
Other Rooms: Guest, Main Lvl Mstr B, Office, Storage, Bonus Room
Out Buildings: None
Ownership: Private
Patio/deck: Deck, Awnings
Pest Inspection: Clear
Pool: Y
Propane Tank: Leased
Road: County, Paved
Roof: Composition
Sewer: Public
Sq Ft Range: 2501-3000
Status: ACTIVE
Style/construction: Contemporary
Television: Antenna, Cable, Satellite Dish
Topography: Down slope, Gentle, Level
Util Avail: Cable, Electric, Phone, Propane, Sewer, Water
View: Greenbelt, Mountain, Town/City, Trees, Valley
Water: District
Water Feature: Hot Tub/Spa, In Ground Pool, Private Pool
Water Heater: 50 Gallon, Propane, Solar
Zoning: MX/MH Excl Comb, R-1/Single Family Res
Listing courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeService, Robin Rowland, Gri
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