4465 5th St Riverside CA 92501
Image copyright 2020 Frederick Gordon
Situated in the heart of the “Colony Heights Historic District” and a stone’s throw from the prestigious “Bankers Row” sits the Carleton Derby House, a historic two-story 1910 craftsman with all the original Arts and Crafts details, designed by G. Stanley Wilson. Sit back and enjoy the tree lined street and the beauty of this neighborhood on the huge front porch with an exposed wood bead-board ceiling. The extra wide oak front door greets you with original hardware. The family room features box beamed ceilings, quarter-sawn oak floors, original book-case built-ins, functional wood burning fireplace and the most exquisite original light features. Large pocket doors open to the formal dining room surrounded in rich wood wainscot and plate rail. The original built-in sideboard creates a lovely focal point and the perfect spot for dinner party gatherings. The remodeled kitchen, guest bathroom, and family room add just the right touch with all the modern amenities. The second floor offers three spacious bedrooms, full bathroom, laundry room, and large bonus room wrapped in original casement windows. Out back enjoy the cozy deck just off the kitchen for some al fresco living. The backyard is peaceful and secluded. the property has alley access with a two car garage and RV parking. Walking distance to Fairmount Park, Lake Evens, Mt. Rubidoux, and Downtown.