4265 Houghton Ave Riverside, CA 92501
Just Sold $553,000
Just Sold $25,000 over list price.
Prepare to be Whisked away in this Magical Mediterranean Cottage. Built in 1928 by the European "Millar" Family, as a Replica of the Charming Cottages in Spain. No expense was spared on the High-End Restoration of this special home. The flooring consists mostly of Refinished Original White Oak, Other rooms are Wrapped in Terracotta Arabesque Tile, giving the Home a New but Old World Feel. Galley Kitchen Features White Custom Cabinets, Brass Hardware, Deep Drawers, Topped with Italian Marble, Shaw's Original Sink, and Viking Appliances. The Dining Room is elegant with an Original Built-In and brass chandelier. The Formal Living Room is Striking with Wood Beam Ceilings, Spanish tile around the Fireplace and original Built-Ins. The Family Room is Open and Bright, with Views of the Court Yard and Fountain. The Hallway is a Tri-Level , leading to the Bedrooms and Hall Bath, where you can Soak in a Claw-foot Tub and enjoy the colorful Moroccan Tile. The outdoor space has been tastefully landscaped with drought tolerant plants; citrus, agave and lavender add to the Mediterranean charm, all secured with a brand new custom wrought iron and wood fence. This home has all the old-world charm with the modern conveniences and updates of a brand-new home: 200 amp electric panel and new wiring throughout, copper plumbing, Train Heating and Air Conditioning. The Home is Nestled in the North Hill, a natural preserve part of Fairmount Park allowing access to and from your property. Walk to Lake Evans and Mt Rubidoux. Enjoy all the conveniences of Downtown living: Farmers market, cafes, restaurants, theater and concerts all just a stroll away!