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5471 Magnolia Ave., Riverside

June 8, 2014 ·

 

[ SOLD for $480,000 on 8/01/2014 ]   Historical “Wood Streets” impressive 1925 Mediterranean-influenced Spanish Revival with custom awnings, 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths in main house, with another bedroom and bathroom in the casita behind the garage. Main house is 2,112 sq ft.

Beautiful flower-laden front porch invites you through the original wood front door into the spacious living room with original hardwood floors and original built-ins flanking the gorgeous fireplace. Extra large formal dining room with built-in hutch and French doors which open to a lovely side patio.

Remodeled open concept kitchen with family room, wine bar, ovens and warming drawer, gas cook top, stainless steel appliances, pull-out drawers, and stone tile flooring. All fixtures were purchased through Restoration Hardware.

Hallway bathroom is just as charming as they come, with separate soaking tub, two sinks, and one of the largest original walk-in showers (with built-in seat) that we’ve seen. The front bedroom is quite spacious with hardwood floors and a private half bath. Original hardwood floors throughout with the exception of two bedrooms, which have carpeting.

The HVAC unit is only 6 years old.  Private backyard boasts entrance to basement for extra storage, plus a 1-car detached garage with auto roll-up door, separate laundry facilities, as well as an attached casita with walk-in closet and a 3/4 bathroom. Above-ground spa stays. Double-pane windows in casita but lovely original leaded-glass windows in the main house add to the turn-of-the-century charm!

There is parking for at least 6 cars. And best of all, this is a standard sale!

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Unique architectural features make this property one-of-a-kind!

Unique architectural features make this property one-of-a-kind!

Completely enclosed front yard view from porch.

Completely enclosed front yard view from porch.

Front porch with two entrances (one to the hallway with bedrooms, the other larger door to the living room).

Front porch with two entrances (one to the hallway with bedrooms, the other larger door to the living room).

Lovely custom awning keeps the porch shaded and comfy year-round.

Lovely custom awning keeps the porch shaded and comfy year-round.

Front entrance

Front entrance

Side porch off of formal dining room.

Side porch off of formal dining room.

Alternate view of side porch off of formal dining room and kitchen, with view of driveway and garage/casita.

Alternate view of side porch off of formal dining room and kitchen, with view of driveway and garage/casita.

Panoramic view of driveway, back of house, back patio, and part of yard.

Panoramic view of driveway, back of house, back patio, and part of yard.

View as you walk through the front door. Original wood built-ins flanking the gorgeous fireplace.

View as you walk through the front door. Original wood built-ins flanking the gorgeous fireplace.

Fireplace and built-ins.

Fireplace and built-ins.

Built-in secretary desk next to fireplace.

Built-in secretary desk next to fireplace.

Large formal dining room with French doors leading to private side patio.

Large formal dining room with French doors leading to private side patio.

Original built-in hutch in formal dining room.

Original built-in hutch in formal dining room.

Open concept remodeled kitchen with breakfast bar island, stainless steel appliances, stone flooring, and recessed lighting.

Open concept remodeled kitchen with breakfast bar island, stainless steel appliances, stone flooring, and recessed lighting.

Kitchen opens up into spacious family room overlooking the backyard. Convenient built-in wine bar too.

Kitchen opens up into spacious family room overlooking the backyard. Convenient built-in wine bar too.

Alternate view of family room with French doors leading to the private back yard.

Alternate view of family room with French doors leading to the private back yard.

View from door to side patio of kitchen island and French doors to back yard.

View from door to side patio of kitchen island and French doors to back yard.

Warming drawer too!

Warming drawer too!

Hallway, with linen closet, leading to two bedrooms and front porch area.

Hallway, with linen closet, leading to two bedrooms and front porch area.

Front bedroom with original hardwood floors and a remodeled half bath.

Front bedroom with original hardwood floors and a remodeled half bath.

Remodeled half bath in front bedroom with subway tile and pedestal sink.

Remodeled half bath in front bedroom with subway tile and pedestal sink.

Middle bedroom with walk-in closet and carpeting.

Middle bedroom with walk-in closet and carpeting.

Back bedroom with carpeting, walk-in closet and sconce lighting, and with charming door leading to back patio.

Back bedroom with carpeting, walk-in closet and sconce lighting, and with charming door leading to back patio.

Hallway bathroom with double sinks, built-in makeup vanity and extra storage, along with soaking tub and a large walk-in shower with built-in seat.

Hallway bathroom with double sinks, built-in makeup vanity and extra storage, along with soaking tub and a large walk-in shower with built-in seat.

Alternate view of hallway bathroom. Very large and bright.

Alternate view of hallway bathroom. Very large and bright.

Convenient bathroom off the family room.

Convenient bathroom off the family room.

Casita that was added to the garage in the 1950s with private entrance, walk-in closet, and private bathroom.

Casita that was added to the garage in the 1950s with private entrance, walk-in closet, and private bathroom.

Spacious living area/bedroom of the casita, and hanging beads that lead to the retro bathroom (see next photo).

Spacious living area/bedroom of the casita, and hanging beads that lead to the retro bathroom (see next photo).

Retro casita bathroom with original charming 1950s tile.

Retro casita bathroom with original charming 1950s tile.

Garage with auto roll-up door, laundry, and casita around back.

Garage with auto roll-up door, laundry, and casita around back.

Private pool-size back yard, currently with above-ground spa, fruit trees. and even a shed behind the casita.

Private pool-size back yard, currently with above-ground spa, fruit trees. and even a shed behind the casita.