About This 1911 Craftsman For Sale In Pomona California
The Gapp House || Built in 1911 for orange growers John and Adelia Gapp, this grand Craftsman doesn’t disappoint. Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of history! Situated in the highly sought after historically protected neighborhood of Lincoln Park in the city of Pomona. These manicured streets make up one of the largest collections of vintage homes on the national historic registry. This 3,199 sqf. home is just three doors away from the glamorous circular park that gives the neighborhood it’s name.
The extra wide wrap around porch welcomes you to this amazingly preserved home. Immediately upon entry the original Douglas fir woodwork details surround as two oversized pocket doors open to a formal dining room with a built-in buffet. Off the entry and through the formal living room sits a sun drenched den with original built in desk overlooking the extra large backyard. Follow the grand stairway up to 4 bedrooms plus 2 sleeping porches giving you plenty of options to create guest rooms, offices or whatever flex space you many need.
Make your way to the original bungalow kitchen via the separate breakfast room through the butler pantry swinging doors. The classic kitchen connects you to the backyard of the 10,000 plus square foot lot with a circular driveway around a mature California oak tree and towering palm tree. The gable roofed 2-car garage makes the perfect place to park your car, create a home gym or convert to ADU.
The home retains most of its original finishes such as: leaded glass windows, box beam ceilings, three sets of French doors, California basement, stand up attic, built-in benches, built-in desk and many more built-ins! This historic district is also home to a gorgeous family of peacocks who were originally brought to Lincoln Park by local poet Ted Pugh.
This home is just minutes from the iconic Downtown Pomona where Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz spent their honeymoon. Here you can find the Fox theater, Arts Colony, Homage Brewery and much more. Just 5 minutes north of the Gapp house sits the city of Claremont home of the Claremont colleges, California Botanic Garden and the many shops and restaurants in Claremont Village.