4648 Ladera Lane. Riverside, CA 92501
Closed at $823,000
This quintessential California Spanish Colonial Revival has always been a neighborhood favorite. Designed by one of Riverside’s most gifted architects, Robert Spurgeon Jr. Now Designated as a Historic City Landmark. Spurgeon built this home for his mother Lillian Spurgeon in 1927. The home is tucked behind an elegant private courtyard, with priceless vistas and picturesque award wining gardens. This distinctive facade, evokes an emotional and magical experience. As you enter you’re greeted by a soaring rotunda foyer and its parquetry wooden floors. Exquisite hand textured walls set the mood as you make your way through the home and step down to the spacious living room, with views from every window, hardwood floors, barreled ceilings, and original tiled fireplace. The formal dining room features stained glass windows, niches, and courtyard views. The kitchen is spacious with an island, breakfast nook and striking views of Mt. Rubidoux. There is a den with a cozy fireplace, built-in bookshelves, and an enclosed sun room. This home can fit a variety of needs, featuring 2 spacious bedrooms on the main floor (1 with an en-suite), and 2 bathrooms. Although this home can be used mostly as a single story, it has a lower level with 2 more bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and its own private entry. Perfect for Entertaining, Multi-Generational living, or rental income. The home is situated on a half acre premium view lot, in the heart of the Mount Rubidoux Historic District. A must see home!