Dramatic, one-of-a kind, spectacular! Finally, a home that reflects you! The Calvert House is a stunning Spanish Mediterranean style Castle built in 1926 by famed architect Henry Jekel. Perched above the street on little Mt Rubidoux, with unobstructed mountain vistas and green belt views. This custom Historic home is full of unique and finely crafted details such as the impressive entry that features a hand-crafted quartz stairway leading past a lily pond fountain, to the grotto-vaulted stone doorway. The main floor features a formal living room, elegant fireplace, soaring cathedral ceiling w/ hand hewn beams and original painted stencil trim. French doors open to a covered patio and a library/den. Convenient main floor bedroom w/full ensuite for guests or family. Large formal dining room, kitchen and alcove, with top-of-the-line appliances, a family sized breakfast room, plus walk-in pantry utility hall and Laundry room. A fabulous staircase appointed with Spanish tile and wrought iron railings lead you to the 2nd floor. The landing offers floor to ceiling bookshelves and sitting area adjacent to another private ensuite bedroom with views of the koi pond. Charming ‘Juliet’ balcony overlooks the living room. The huge master suite offers incredible views, adjacent dressing room, an office or 4th bedroom, a master retreat with full bath in French and Italian limestone and walk-in closet. From there you can make your way to a roof top balcony and bell tower. The home offers three patios, a large waterfall and 30 ft. koi pond, with lush mature foliage. Rear gardens with stone-walled terraces and a granite cliff; a back gate gives easy access to the rear street. A large three-car garage is at the front street. This home was honored by the city with a structure of merit and is currently on the Mills Act which gives a huge tax reduction for Historic property. Walking distance to Mt Rubidoux hiking trails, Fairmont Park, Lake Evens and Downtown.
Updated on November 3, 2021 at 12:10 pm