front view of the Sonoma Bungalow  
  Property Features
Property Type:   Single Family
List Price:  
Bedrooms:   2
Bathrooms:   2.5

A Charming Sonoma Bungalow

651 Donner Ave, Sonoma

This impeccable east side Sonoma bungalow is located in the Golden Rectangle area, an easy 3 blocks to the historic Sonoma Plaza. Beautifully renovated in 2009 by Jon Landers Curry, a premier Sonoma builder, who has afforded the utmost attention to quality and detail. Its features include an open single-level floor plan, a pair of spacious bedrooms with baths en suite, and a powder room. An in-ground pool and detached pool/guest house with a full bath and recently completed outdoor kitchen grace the lush backyard. Perfect wine country pied-à-terre or full-time residence in turnkey condition, this east side Sonoma bungalow is a true delight.


  • 3 blocks from the historic Sonoma Plaza
  • Donner Ave is a quiet and peaceful one block street
  • Close to bike path, markets, restaurants, shopping & wine tasting
  • 45+/- minutes to San Francisco


  • Originally built in 1938 | Completely renovated by Jon Landers Curry in 2009
  • 2,282 sq. ft.
  • House, pool, and pool/guest house all one level, and all of this on approx. .1722-acre parcel
  • 2 bedrooms | 2.5 baths in main house
  • 1 car garage
  • 3/4” Hickory hand distressed plank hardwood flooring throughout
  • Vaulted great room ceiling with antique wood collar ties
  • Custom crown molding throughout
  • Casing and baseboard design from the 1920’s
  • Fireplace with custom steel mantel surround
  • Anderson clad windows; double hung with screens
  • Custom handrail on front porch
  • 50 year composition roof with weathered wood finish
  • Custom handrail on front porch
  • 50 year composition roof with weathered wood finish
  • Fire sprinklers throughout main house & pool house
  • Integrated wireless 4 zone Sonos system & 4 Samsung wall mounted TV’s


  • Guest/Pool House with full bath, marble counter tops, refrigerator, sink, breakfast nook, & 2 built-in extra-long single beds + dresser drawers, full bath, and ceiling fan
  • 10’x20’ in-ground salt water pool with a cascade waterfall, and recently installed automatic pool cover
  • Raised al fresco dining area
  • Recently constructed outdoor kitchen:
    • Lynx grille
    • Limestone countertops
    • Stainless steel sink with hot & cold water
    • Thermory hardwood cabinetry with stainless steel doors • Installed by Boden & JKT Associates
  • Limestone paver patios in kitchen area & patio by master bedroom


  • 36” subzero refrigerator
  • Wolf 36” six burner range with oven combo
  • Honed Absolute black counter tops, Calacatta marble island
  • Custom wood cabinetry
  • Custom wood hood
  • Wine refrigerator
  • Bosch dishwasher
  • Built-in banquet breakfast dining area
  • Beam and paneled wood ceiling


  • Marble basket weave floor
  • Subway tiling in shower
  • Custom vanity area and finishes o Walk-in closet off bathroom


  • Custom mosaic tile floor
  • 4×6 subway tiled shower/tub combination

Improvements/Additions by Current Owners:

  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Outdoor limestone paver patios
  • Automatic pool cover
  • Landscape improvements and landscape sump pump
  • 3M charcoal water filtration for main house & guest/pool house
  • Instant hot water at indoor kitchen sink
  • Kitchenaid microwave
  • Kitchen island Calacatta Marble protected from staining or etching with FoxGuard
  • Frameless tempered glass shower doors in guest bath & pool house bath
  • LG washer & dryer in laundry closet
  • Integrated wireless 4 zone Sonos system & 4 wall mounted Samsung TV’s
  • Repainted within the last 2 years: main house, front porch, garage, guest/pool
    house, all indoor built-in cabinetry, and all interior
  • Alarm system for main & guest/pool house

Additional Details



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