5671 Magnolia Ave, Riverside 92506

Sits back far enough from Magnolia to diffuse traffic sound. No driveway off of Magnolia; instead, park off the quiet alley.

$500,000 “Wood Streets” 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom Craftsman with approximately 1,534 sq ft. Lovely front porch and original unpainted wood trim and windows throughout the interior of the home.

In addition to vintage aspects, you’ll also enjoy a 15-yr-old roof, whole house re-pipe, central air/heat and whole house fan. Hallway bathroom boasts a clawfoot tub, the master bedroom suite is at the back of the house, the formal dining room has a fabulous built-in hutch, and the living room’s central attraction is the fireplace flanked by original built-in cabinetry. The kitchen was remodeled with a dishwasher, and enlarged to accommodate a cook-top island.

The home is already part of the Mills Act, which allows the homeowner to participate in restoration and maintenance of this historic property while receiving property tax relief. The pool size lot is 7,405 sq ft (.17/acre) with a built-in BBQ, as well as a dog run. The walk-down basement is quite large, and is ideal for extra storage.

And the best part is the oversized 2-car garage which is approx 650 sq ft (with more than enough room for 2 cars, as well as motorcycles and/or toys), and extra gated parking perpendicular to the garage for another car, boat, or small RV. Easy parking off the alley instead of Magnolia Avenue.

Living room with front door entry to the left and fireplace with large mantle to the right.
Built-in shelving units flank the fireplace. View from front door into the living room and then into the spacious formal dining room.
Spacious formal dining room with plate rail, crown molding, and original built-in hutch.
Kitchen was enlarged with an island and dishwasher added. Also added was the lovely set of French doors leading to the back yard.
Bedroom #1 (overlooking the front porch) with original and fabulous double door entry off the living room.
Bedroom #2 (middle room) with ceiling fan and wood flooring.
Bedroom #3 (master bedroom suite) with ceiling fan, hardwood flooring, and attached private 3/4 bathroom.
Spacious hallway bathroom with clawfoot tub, newer vanity, and original cabinetry under windows.
Entertaining area with built-in BBQ just outside the back door.
View of oversized 2-car garage and back of house, as well as entertaining area with built-in BBQ.
Walk-down basement (accessible from back patio) is super spacious … ideal for extra storage of holiday items, wine, etc.
Detached oversized 2-car garage off the alley, is about 650 sq ft. Extra space at the front of garage for a workshop or motorcycle/small toy storage. Additional parking behind the newer fence.

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