4045 Raymond Road
Back up the horse trailer and rein in this opportunity to own a whole lot of country that is less than five miles from Livermore’s thriving downtown, award-winning wineries, farmers markets, and parks.
Savor a peaceful country feeling at Homestead Ranch, a fabulous corner property that sprawls across more than five level acres dotted with Sycamore, Pepper and Eucalyptus trees and showcasing a custom, completely remodeled contemporary farmhouse, barn, and detached cottage, all with phenomenal 360-degree views of distant mountains and grazing land.
Own the best of both worlds and raise or board horses on prime land upgraded with a water filtration system, solar panels, and dual generators. A 21st century ranch with a charming vintage ambience complete with reclaimed barn wood doors, and antique dinner bell.
The dual gated property adjacent to a natural preserve and across from grazing land features 2,668 square feet of living space on two levels with four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms in addition to a detached 620-square-foot cottage, ideal for a gym, home office, or potential pool or guest house.
The two-stall barn is topped with a charming decorative cupola. Ideal for horses, goats, or other animals, it includes a feed and tack room with plenty of room to add turnouts and expand to accommodate more boarders.
Recently rebuilt and redesigned with a meticulous attention to detail, the contemporary farmhouse begins with an iconic front porch and continues with an open-concept floor plan featuring white-washed distressed hardwood floors, vintage-inspired door hardware, a great room with an amazing chef’s kitchen, enormous living room space anchored by a corner fireplace, and spacious dining room. There are four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms including a main-level master suite with fireplace, walk-in shower, freestanding bathtub and dual sink antique vanity.
Like many farmhouses, the heart of this home is the custom designed kitchen that is sure to be a favorite gathering space. It features an enormous island/breakfast bar and counters covered in honed marble, a chic subway tile backsplash, an abundance of Shaker and bead board cabinetry, and upper glass-paneled cabinets. Savor the south facing views from the window over the vintage cast iron farm sink with dual drain boards.
Top-of-the-line stainless appliances include Thermador steam, convection and microwave ovens, warming drawer, a six-burner Wolf range with full-size griddle and two full-size ovens, KitchenAid dishwasher, and a SubZero refrigerator/freezer with see-through glass door.
A hand hewn reclaimed beam creates a special mantel for the great room’s gas fireplace. This room also features decorative wainscot, wide crown molding, surround sound, and custom made vintage light shades crafted from French olive baskets.
A hand blown glass light fixture by Jason Wein of Cleveland Art illuminates the dining room.
Three additional bedrooms, two full bathrooms and a spacious bonus room are upstairs and include an en suite bedroom. Both bathrooms feature a double schoolhouse sink, hexagon tile floor, subway tile wainscot. The Hall bath contains a tub/shower combination with a subway tile surround. The en suite bathroom has a shower with rainwater glass door.
A mudroom, essential for any farmhouse, features a herringbone patterned brick floor. Easily hose off that ranch dirt and leave your boots in this room that also has the laundry and room for storage cabinets.
A few more fun improvements to the land include a quarter-mile track cleared around the property, paved road for bikes and full property access, an extensive play structure, and a baseball diamond complete with in and outfields, bases, pitcher’s mound and bleaches. Host a Little League practice in the comfort of your own home.
If you have to leave the property, it is nearby freeway access, downtown shopping, many restaurants, and top-rated public and private schools.
- Two generators (power is restored within five seconds)
- One generator for the house
- One generator for the well
- Solar powered perimeter lighting
- Two 2,500-gallon water storage tanks
- Kinetico brand water filtration system ($80,000)
- Water softener
- Pump phase well
- All new trenched drainage
- Propane tank
- Detached studio
- Weatherproof wood grain floors
- Tongue and groove ceiling
- Crown molding
- Old barn wood accents
- Water bottle refill station
- New front landscaping
- Sod and garden beds
- Spray foam insulation
- Milguard noise reduction windows
- Andersen doors
- Security system
- Motion sensors
- Ring doorbell
- Security cameras on house and barn (8+)
- Redwood porch
- Hunter Douglas blackout shades
- USB plugs in kitchen and master bedroom
- Master bathroom
- Heated towel rack
- Dual vessel sinks
- Filtered water
- Storage cabinetry
- Vintage faucet and hardware
- Wall-mounted Kohler, dual flush toilet
- Industrial glass enclosure
- Hexagon tile floor
- Dual showerheads
- Reclaimed wood inspired staircase
- Two custom designed light fixtures by Jason Wein of Cleveland Art
- Hand blown glass
- Reclaimed metal
- Three-zoned HVAC
- Walk-in pantry
Livermore real estate is increasing in demand as the area is quickly making a name for itself with its burgeoning wine country and revitalized downtown. Founded in 1869, Livermore is California’s oldest wine region, framed by award-winning wineries, farmlands, and ranches. Livermore is home to two renowned science and technology centers, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratory. With a population of over 80,000 residents, the city of Livermore is the easternmost city in the San Francisco Bay Area. Protected by the coastal range, Livermore’s mild climate and location invite a more relaxed, less-congested lifestyle. Historic downtown Livermore is enjoying a renaissance as the city’s pre-eminent shopping, dining, entertainment, and cultural district, with a 10-screen cinema and a 500-seat performing arts center. Several residential projects, art/live workspaces, and a pedestrian-oriented environment enhance the urban living experience. Residents can easily visit world-class wineries, take a hike, or play a round of golf -- just minutes from downtown. Locals and visitors enjoy wine tasting at over 45 flourishing wineries. Wente Vineyards, founded more than 125 years ago, is the country’s oldest, continuously operated family-owned winery. Concerts at Wente Vineyards offer stellar performances by top-name headliners in a spectacular vineyard setting. San Francisco Premium Outlets (formerly Premium Outlets Livermore) is home to over 120 premium factory outlet stores, including Banana Republic Factory Store, Barney’s New York Outlet, Cole Haan Company Store, J.Crew, Michael Kors, Neiman Marcus Last Call, and Nike Factory Store. Livermore homes range from Tuscan-style vineyard estates to working olive ranches and custom homes with gourmet kitchens -- perfect for outdoor entertaining