Sonoma Neighborhoods - It's Country Living on Norrbom Road
By Kirsten Lindquist, Realtor - Sonoma Wine Country
(Pacific Union International)
Sonoma Neighborhoods - It's Country Living on Norrbom Road Norrbom Road is named for a pioneering Sonoma family. Norrbom Road takes you from the Sonoma Valley floor and Sonoma Plaza up into the rugged Mayacamas Range east of town. The road, which is about 3 miles long, was hand dug by members of the hard-working Norrbom family. The Norrboms, of good Swedish descent, put down roots in Sonoma Valley around 1850 and homesteaded some 360 acres in the hills above the town of Sonoma. Norrbom Road is still just one lane wide...with turnouts for passing vehicles. The family still owns some of the land but over the years portions were sold off and homes were built by other property owners, including one I've recently listed: 16720 Norrbom Road. It's not easy to find homes for sale ...