3 bed • 2 bath • 1,800 sqft • Accepting backup offers. imagine a place where you’re serenaded, year-round, by a creek home to trout and otters. in winter you will see snow-dusted mountains. in summer tall trees will shade you. this is in historic anderson springs, which started as a hot springs in 1873. it is located in the macayamas mts. above calistoga. drive through the historic gate to this well-kept secret. come into the spacious living area with a fireplace, then into the large kitchen, with italian tiles and oak cabinets, and bonus room. from there, go through french doors to the 1,200 sq. ft. wraparound deck. back inside, go past a large tiffany-quality stained glass window on your way upstairs to 2 large bedrooms and office, all with spacious closets, overlooking the gardens, deck and creek. this comfortable home, with traditional lines and modern conveniences, is surrounded by trees on all sides, yet has plenty of sun. the house is graced by artist-designed japanese gardens on three sides, and anderson creek in the back, easily accessed via fern-lined brick stairs. the location of anderson springs is close to the sf bay area yet it’s in the country, near a sweet town with all the essentials. not only that, but harbin hot springs resort is 15-minutes away, as are numerous wineries. the anderson springs community has a recreational center with a spring-fed swimming hole (may-oct.). the fees are very affordable. the center hosts many events, and the fun atmosphere is the essence of the community.