KRIS VAN DYK ¦ BHHS PERRIE MUNDY REALTY GROUP ¦ 909-307-0616
About This 1888 Gothic Revival In Redlands California
Lot 0170-132-04-0000 included. Welcome to the 1888 home built by Walter Butler, an engineer on the Bear Valley Dam. It is designed in the Queen Anne Style with a Gothic influence, This Victorian home supports five gables with decorative fish scale siding. The porch has been restored with new railings and spandrels. High style Victorian double door enter into the study off of the front porch as well as the front door. Period stain glass windows have been installed throughout the house. Some are redesigned to fit spaces by master stain glass craftsman Tom Medlicott.
The home has been carefully restored to the era with painstakingly concentration put on refinishing the front staircase and wainscoting in this elaborate foyer. The home also features curved walls which is a unique design element of the era. The back parlor woodwork has also been restored including an original fireplace mantle and built in cabinet. Walls have been sound proofed and insulated. Front parlor has pocket doors and a large curved wall with 6 feet long windows with original wavy glass. Beautiful view out both parlors look onto lush greenery from the side lot that has been designed with water tolerate plants and greenery including a drip system.
The kitchen has been restored as well. The orginal bead board was found under paneling. New waterproof flooring and a galley kitchen are all set for you to design your own custom kitchen. The formal dining room opens onto the study with period arches slag glass windows from a church in Pennsylvania. Main floor bathroom is custom designed using antique Pullman sink and stone pebbles for flooring/shower.
The upstairs features three bedrooms and a custom built library with antique elements used throughout the design. The bathroom on the second floor has a custom antique Pullman sink and shower. The home sits on a lot approximately 50X175. Also being sold with the house is an additional lot app. 50X175 feet that sits on the corner of High and Bonita. Lot is a mini sanctuary ready for a pool or hosting weddings.
The home is listed as a duplex but is presently suited as a single family home with 2 gas meter and two electric meters. Two Central Air/heating units were installed approximately five years ago. Two hot water heaters, one installed approximately 5 years ago and one installed a month ago. Take this opportunity to own one of the oldest homes in Redlands and live in the charm of a Victorian with the ambiance of the era.
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