Win your dream home in Sonoma

February 18, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Are you living in the home of your dreams? If not, you can make it a reality.

There's only day left to enter to win this year's HGTV Dream Home in Sonoma, the heart of California's Wine Country. Lisa Quinn takes us on a private tour of the home with the man who built it, vintner and developer Steve Ledson. The roughly 3,000 square foot home showcases a "traditional-meets-modern" design which includes; anti-bacterial countertops, built-in wine cabinets, state-of-the-art appliances, rustic furnishings, and retro decor. Lisa shows us simple touches throughout the home that you can incorporate in your own space to create a retreat of your own.

To enter, click here.

Tours will be held daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., beginning January 15 through March 2, 2009. The last tour of the day will begin at 4:30 p.m. Tickets for the tours are $20 per person ages 4 and up and are available only by reservation. Children under 3 will be admitted free, but must be carried by an adult. To make reservations call 707-537-3812. All tickets are to be picked up at the Ledson Hotel, 480 First Street East, Sonoma, California at least one hour prior to your scheduled tour time. Guests will then ride a shuttle to the HGTV Dream Home a few miles away. No shoes are allowed in the home and booties will be provided. Tours have limited handicapped accessibility and may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Proceeds to Benefit Ledson Harmony Foundation for Children.

Interested in visiting Sonoma Valley?
Contact the Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau at www.sonomavalley.com or (707) 996-1090.

About the HGTV Dream Home Giveaway:
One of the most successful consumer promotions in cable TV history, the HGTV Dream Home Giveaway involves sponsorship from several national advertisers including General Motors Corporation; Lumber Liquidators Inc.; Cascade Complete All-in-1 ActionPacs; BISSELL® Homecare Inc.; Delta® Faucet Company; JELD-WEN Windows & Doors; The Sherwin-Williams Company; Sub-Zero and Wolf Appliance Inc.; California Travel & Tourism Commission; Ethan Allen Global Inc.; Oldcastle Architectural Inc.; Silestone by Cosentino; Rinnai; Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment; and Wellborn Cabinet Inc.

About HGTV:
HGTV, America's leader in home and lifestyle programming, is distributed to more than 96 million U.S. households and is one of cable's top-rated networks. HGTV's website, HGTV.com , is the nation's leading online home-and-garden destination that attracts an average of 5 million unique visitors per month.

About Steve Ledson:
A fifth generation Sonoma County farmer and philanthropist, Steve Noble Ledson broke ground on the Ledson Winery & Vineyards in 1989, after spending the first part of his career building a successful residential development business in Northern California. In addition to the 17-acre estate vineyard, Ledson Winery owns 21 acres in Sonoma, which is currently planted to 100+-year Old Vine Zinfandel, 11 acres in Russian River Valley planted in 1911 to Zinfandel, and 5,500 acres in Anderson Valley, Mendocino County, that is currently being developed to plant Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Riesling or Merlot. In 2003 Steve opened his luxury two-story Ledson Hotel & Lounge, situated on the historic Sonoma Plaza. The hotel features six individually decorated rooms on the upper floor, while the lounge covers the entire ground floor offering wine tastings, cocktails, piano music and relaxation by the fireplace or at the sidewalk seating.


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