An Earthy, Nature-Flanked Home in Sonoma County (House of the Day)

winning Sonoma County home
winning Sonoma County home

We thought this week's #housepornthurs competition was a no-brainer, but we were pleasantly surprised: The majority of you voted for an earthy, nature-flanked home in California's Sonoma County over a swanky $16.5 million New York City townhouse!

A handsome choice, we think. The gorgeously peaceful, earth-tone home is nestled among 1.6 sprawling acres of beautiful gardens and towering trees. The two-bedroom house (holding its own at $1.8 million) boasts a large gallery with nature views, a "warm and inviting" library, a large gourmet kitchen and a guest cottage. The home, though spacious at over 2,000 square feet, has a charmingly cozy feel about it. Nice choice, y'all.

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The#housepornthurs contest is a weekly Twitter conversation hosted by @aolrealestate. Tweet listings every Thursday to AOL Real Estate with the hashtag #housepornthurs for a chance to have one of your submissions featured as a House of the Day the following week.

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