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Posted on 06/26/2022
The pros & cons of one story house plans
Among the myriad factors to consider in building or buying a new home, deciding between multi-story or one-story house plans is one of the first decisions you’ll encounter. Single-story house plans come in plenty of different architectural styles, sizes and floor plans, potentially fitting the needs of many potential homeowners. However, one-story house plans have disadvantages to consider...
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Posted on 06/24/2022
26940 String Creek Road, Willits, CA 95490 now has a new price of $599,000!
The Antler House Ranch is a beautiful and historic property located in the heart of Mendocino County just 3 hours north of the Golden Gate. Originally homesteaded in 1896, this ranch is on the market for the first time in over 40 years. Extensive remodeling has taken place to enlarge the original log cabin home to almost 3,000 sq.ft. including a living room, a giant family room, a dining room, a large dine-in kitchen, 4 bedrooms, and 2 baths. There is also a 2 car garage plus an additional detached building with a bedroom, bathroom and large utility room. With 180+ acres of rolling hills interspersed with oaks, Douglas fir, pine, and...
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Posted on 06/22/2022
Another Property Sold - 36501 HIghway 101 North Highway, Willits, CA 95490
Beautiful, secluded 222 acres with a perfect mixture of open meadow, dense forest and spectacular views. Hunting cabin in fair condition. 3 Ponds, 2 developed springs with 5600 gallons of water storage. Your own hideaway yet only minutes to downtown Willits. On the Coveted Cherry Creek Ranch with direct access from HWY...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Home Exterior: Could Your Driveway Bring in a Higher ROI?
When homeowners weigh which upgrades best improve their property values; remodeling kitchens and expanding bathrooms are almost always top of the list. But what about installing a new driveway? A dirt or gravel parking area turns into a veritable quagmire during bouts of heavy precipitation, which could mean you end up tracking more mess into your home than...
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Posted on 06/16/2022
4600 Hearst Road, Willits, CA 95490 now has a new price of $349,000!
Beautiful acreage with amazing views across Little Lake Valley. Gorgeous forestland with openings. Comfortable cabin has 1 bedroom 1 bathroom, kitchen. Excellent well with several water storage tanks. Professionally installed solar electric system. Backup generator. 4WD road for access. Very...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Why build an addition to your home?
Have you ever considered building an addition to your home? Whether it’s to add square footage or increase the functionality of your living space, a home addition can boost your home value while also improving your quality of life. But why build an addition? Here are some of the most common reasons to consider: Adding space for a...
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Posted on 06/09/2022
Another Property Sold - 26625 String Creek Road, Willits, CA 95490
Beautiful 40 acre off-grid property just outside of downtown Willits. Existing house has great potential. The possibilities are endless with the right vision. Large detached studio and 2 outbuildings. An abundance of beautiful land to go and explore. Enjoy all the benefits of country living with the convenience of being close to town. Buyer should investigate permits on all outbuildings. Approximately 5000-6000 gallon water storage tanks, and 25K watt...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
How to design an eclectic living room
If you have trouble choosing a living room design style, you might consider an eclectic living room. The eclectic style mixes many styles, embracing patterns and hues from a variety of sources. Rather than cluttered or chaotic, eclectic spaces find the perfect balance of all the pieces to achieve a sophisticated and dramatic aesthetic. This concept of controlled...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
Essential Geranium Care Tips
Geraniums are a staple among many gardeners for their ease of care and wide array of colors. A versatile plant, geraniums can grow in hanging baskets, containers and soil in a range of climates. If you're thinking of adding geraniums to your garden, here are some essential care tips to help: Location Geraniums can grow in almost all...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
Prevent Erosion & Landslides With These Gardening Tips
Planting anything on an incline might seem like more trouble than it's worth. However, if your yard has any slopes, you could be at risk for soil erosion and landslides. The best way to avoid them is to plant trees, shrubs or other plants on the slope to strengthen the ground. Here are some tips for gardening on...
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Posted on 05/20/2022
Another Property Sold - 67201 Cedar Canyon Road, Leggett, CA 95585
Amazing 100 acre Ranch, with end of road privacy bordering on the South Fork Eel Wilderness Area. Main house is older but in good condition. Second home is a fixer. Many support buildings including bunkhouse, power building, various sheds, greenhouse. This property features artistic landscaping, orchard, lavender garden, pond, abundant springs and frontage on Cedar Creek, one of the most beautiful tributaries of the South Fork Eel. The property is 3 legal parcels of 20, 40 and 40 acres with access to each side of the...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
Landscape for beginners: Getting started with designing an outdoor space
There are many factors that go into designing a landscape - for beginners, the number of options can be overwhelming. How do you choose the best plants and where to plant them? How do you arrange your yard in an aesthetically pleasing but functional way? Luckily, there are some basics you can follow to get started in beginner...
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