About This 1930 Browning House In Tustin California
The Browning House, on a 1/2 acre in Old Town Tustin, is a 1930 Tudor Revival commissioned by Irvine Co engineer C. Roy Browning. Hand-hewn cross timbers embedded in the siding made of gunite concrete give the exterior a timeless durability. This is a rare opportunity to continue the legacy of preserving one of OC’s flagship historic mansions, recipient of coveted Mill’s Act property tax savings as well as preservation awards.
Host a dinner party in the formal dining room featuring the original brass and mica chandelier, a Tudor-arched leaded/stained glass picture window, and incredible mahogany pocket doors. After dinner, guests may retire to the large parlor for an aperitif before the crackling glow of the stunning fireplace. The updated kitchen with adjacent butler’s pantry provides modern convenience and a basement adds storage. Other features include a hand-painted mural in the breakfast room, a kiva fireplace in the den, quartersawn oak flooring, cast plaster crown molding, brass door hardware and wall sconces cut in the art deco style, and period bathroom tile-work and fixtures.
Stroll the grounds, pausing to pick fresh fruit or tend to the veggie garden before stopping for a break in the shade of a large tree. Gated driveway. 3 car garage. Zoned HVAC. Copper Plumbing. Rooftop solar and electric car charger.