4631 Ladera Ln. Riverside CA 92501
JUST LISTED $960,000
3900 Square Feet
THE ELIJA PARKER HOUSE
A rare opportunity to own this spectacular Spanish Revival masterpiece, designed by prolific architect Robert H Spurgeon at the height of his career. The Elijah Parker house was built in 1927 and is nestled into “little Mount Rubidoux“ taking advantage of the views of Mt Rubidoux and downtown Riverside. Located in the most prestigious of Historic districts where the cities founding fathers and most elite resided. This tri-level treasure will meet the requirements of those with the most discerning of taste. The current owners spared no expense on an extensive restoration that includes, earthquake retrofit foundation, re-wire with panel upgrade, dual zoned A/C system, copper re-pipe, and kitchen and bath remodels using the most high quality and imported materials. The formal living room exudes elegance with 14-foot beamed ceilings, tons of natural light, original sconces and French doors that lead to the courtyard and pool. The formal dinning room is fabulous with the most exquisite crown moldings, views of the courtyard and pool and original oak floors throughout. The eat in kitchen has been tastefully updated with designer fixtures and appliances. There is a main floor bedroom en-suite, with a tastefully remodeled bathroom the perfect spot for visiting family and friends. Also, on the main floor a cozy den with beehive fireplace and an attractive powder room for guest use. The stair way is lined with Spanish tile which lead you to the study/lading that opens to the main balcony with stunning views. Three more bedrooms upstairs including a jack & jill with full bath and the huge Master with an elegantly updated bathroom in carrara marble featuring a deep soaking tub and walk-in shower. This home features so many lovely details: original sconces and light features, Spanish arches and niches throughout, and original quarter-sawn oak floors to name a few. The back yard is low maintenance and serene with a courtyard and pool, terraced walkways, and picturesque boulders. There is also a large basement with storage room, and a 2 car garage. The home is 3606 sqft with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and sits on over a ½ acre lot. If you’re looking for a home with history, character, beauty and updates galore, this is it!