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5841 Grand Ave., Riverside

October 7, 2013 ·

[ SOLD for $365,000 on 1/27/2014 ]  Step back in time with this beautiful home built in 1900, that has been in the same family for over 60 years! This 5-bedroom, 2-bathroom home boasts approximately 1900 sq ft and you are welcomed by an amazing wraparound porch accented with a unique lunette window. Inside, you’ll be pleased with the large living room, family room with fireplace and built-in shelving, formal dining room, and huge farm-style kitchen.

There are two main floor bedrooms and three more spacious bedrooms upstairs, with a bathroom on each floor as well. Central air/heat and convenient indoor laundry. In addition, you’ll be pleased to know that there is a very large basement which is accessible from inside the home or via the backyard.  This basement could be used as a wine cellar, storage, workout area, hobby area, office, or just about anything!  The basement is very reminiscent of an east coast home due to the size and the accessibility.

The huge lot boasts a two-car detached garage, a fenced dog run, greenhouse, and a circular driveway. All of this on a pool-size lot (11,326 sq ft), plus the lot next door (9,583 sq ft) is included in the price!!! The adjoining lot has a separate parcel number that could be divided. You’re looking at a total usable lot size of 20,909 sq ft (just under half an acre).

Lots of storage and built-ins in this amazing turn-of-the-century home! This home is a terrific investment!!

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Wraparound porch with lunette window and semi-circular wall. Just spectacular!

Wraparound porch with lunette window and semi-circular wall. Just spectacular!

View of whole house from large double lot.

View of whole house from large double lot.

Circular driveway

Circular driveway

View of front door entrance into living room, and family room (on far right).

View of front door entrance into living room, and family room (on far right).

Spacious family room with large picture window, fireplace and built-in shelving.

Spacious family room with large picture window, fireplace and built-in shelving.

Custom made furniture to fit this room due to the nature of the semi-circular wall on the left.

Custom made furniture to fit this room due to the nature of the semi-circular wall on the left.

Large formal dining room with lots of natural light.

Large formal dining room with lots of natural light.

Large country kitchen with beamed ceiling.

Large country kitchen with beamed ceiling.

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Magnified view of boomerang pattern on the 1950s style kitchen counter top.  Pure retro!

Magnified view of boomerang pattern on the 1950s style kitchen counter top. Pure retro!

Hallway bookshelves looking towards front door.

Hallway bookshelves looking towards front door.

Downstairs bathroom with retro counter top in terrific condition!

Downstairs bathroom with retro counter top in terrific condition!

One of the two downstairs bedrooms with lots of closet space.

One of the two downstairs bedrooms with lots of closet space.

Second downstairs bedroom was used as an office for the current owner's father who was a surgeon. Endless built-in shelves will make any collector or book hound ecstatic!

Second downstairs bedroom was used as an office for the current owner’s father who was a surgeon. Endless built-in shelves will make any collector or book hound ecstatic!

Alternate view of second downstairs bedroom including large closet space.

Alternate view of second downstairs bedroom including large closet space.

Upstairs bathroom with tub and a separate shower (not shown in photo).

Upstairs bathroom with tub and a separate shower (not shown in photo).

One of three upstairs bedrooms, all of which are carpeted with lots of closet space and built-ins!

One of three upstairs bedrooms, all of which are carpeted with lots of closet space and built-ins! Even though there is a window a/c unit in this room, the upstairs bedrooms DO have centralized air conditioning and heat!! The window units upstairs have just never been removed over the years.

Huge basement perfect for storage, wine, workout room, hobbyists, etc. The possibilities are endless. Stairway to basement is accessible from inside house or through the backyard.

Huge basement perfect for storage, wine, workout room, hobbyists, etc. The possibilities are endless. Stairway to basement is accessible from inside house or through the backyard.

View of basement steps accessed via backyard. This basement is huge, and is perfect for storage, etc.

View of basement steps accessed via backyard. This basement is huge, and is perfect for storage, etc.

Back of home view

Back of home view

View of double lot from far back corner of yard. Endless possibilities with this lot: subdivide and build another house, or leave as is and enjoy the vast expanse of space for baseball and football games, tennis court, or a pool or RV pad.

View of double lot from far back corner of yard. Endless possibilities with this lot: subdivide and build another house, or leave as is and enjoy the vast expanse of space for baseball and football games, tennis court, or a pool or RV pad.