Home of the Week: Swiss Chalet Craftsman holds fast to its roots in Riverside
This Swiss Chalet-style Craftsman in Riverside’s Mount Rubidoux Historic District was built in 1909 for Harwood Hall, the first director of the Sherman Indian Institute, an off-reservation boarding school for Native Americans that later became Sherman Indian High School.
Past the covered front porch, the restored landmark shows off the natural beauty of wood with an interior awash in Oregon pine. Leaded glass windows and a brick fireplace in the living room enhance the original woodwork. A hidden paneled bar in the basement is a new addition.
Location: 4570 University Ave., Riverside, 92501
Asking price: $1.2 million
Year built: 1909
Living area: 3,900 square feet, five bedrooms, four bathrooms
Lot size: 0.28 acre
Features: Original pine woodwork; original built-ins; covered front porch; living room with fireplace; dining room with built-in bar; updated kitchen; office/den; basement bar; patios; swimming pool and spa
About the area: In the 92501 ZIP Code, based on 14 sales, the median price for single-family home sales in October was $404,000, a 26.6% increase year over year, according to CoreLogic.
Agents: Benjamin Kahle and Zach Mayer, Deasy Penner Podley, (310) 779-4578
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