Whenever I see French or English Tudor homes, I always wonder: how do they make the shingles curve? Turns out most Tudor homes in California use asphalt as it bends easily. This particular home is located on West side of Riverside Drive — this is important as it DOES NOT back to the freeway. And in Floral Park real estate, that extra 50 feet makes all the difference. The decor — too baroque, in my opinion. But let’s look at the bones. Beautiful architectural details throughout, well-maintained wood floors — the list goes on. But my favorite elements are the barrel-vaulted living room (you haven’t lived until you’ve had cocktails and conversation in a room like this) and the breakfast room — with it’s flush-frame cabinetry. Sure, the kitchen looks like they cheaped-out a bit. But hey, minor details.
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|Home size||2,200 sq ft|
|Lot Size||6,098 sqft|
|Days on Market||60|
Welcome to historic Floral Park. This exquisite 1926 English Tudor home sits on one of the most picturesque tree lined streets in all of Orange County. As you step through The front door you will take notice of the charm and character of a bygone era. The custom archways, original art deco cast iron heating grates and vintage glass door knobs to name a few. This cozy home is the quintessential combination of architectural integrity and contemporary convenience, starting with the front parlor's awesome barrel ceiling and original wall sconces from the 1920’s. The dining room's storybook window looks out onto the front yard where sycamore trees have canopied the street for almost a century. The home has been meticulously kept over the years to retain the feel & period of 1920’s architecture. Other key features include a remarkable master suite with walk-in closet complete with vanity area and a private veranda overlooking the backyard. It also features a breakfast room with built in buffet, remodeled gourmet kitchen, laundry room, gleaming hardwood floors,new heating A/C and upgraded copper plumbing. The backyard is a true garden setting enhanced by a deck with an automatic retractable awning, tranquil Koi pond and manicured gardens. A mature orange tree sits just right behind the pond giving the backyard perfect balance. This home is sincerely one of a kind in Orange County and perfect for a buyer looking for a piece of history to call home.
Property Type(s): Single Family
|Last Updated||6/9/2017||Tract||Other (OTHR)|
|Year Built||1926||Community||70 - Santa Ana North of First|
|Lot||6098 sq ft||Area||70 - Santa Ana North of First|
|HOA Dues||0||Parking||Spaces: 2.00|
|Pool Description||None||Sewer||Sewer Paid|
|Subdivision||Other (OTHR)||Utilities||Public; Sewer Paid;|
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