Home of the Day: The Kuns House in La Verne

Built for Henry L. Kuns in 1911, the restored residence combines Edwardian Tudor design with hints of Craftsman style.
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This historic residence known as the Kuns House sits among mature oaks on a quiet corner lot in La Verne. Built and owned by Henry L. Kuns, a founding father of the University of La Verne, the home, restored by Ray Adamyk, mixes Edwardian Tudor design with hints of Craftsman bungalow style. A steeply pitched roof and overhanging beamed eaves define the exterior while a handsome black walnut mantle and stained glass French doors count among the interior features.

Location: 2449 Magnolia Avenue

Asking price: $1.6 million

Year built: 1911


Architect: Henry L. Kuns, Brian R. Bloom

House size: 4,700 square feet, five bedrooms, 2.75 bathrooms

Lot size: 0.33 acres

Features: Coffered ceilings, French doors, stained glass, chef’s kitchen, breakfast nook, courtyard foyer, dining room, living room with a fireplace, basement/game room, patio courtyard, two-car garage


About the area: There are currently 76 homes for sale in the 91750 ZIP Code at an average price of $328 per square foot, according to®. The average sale price in that area is $560,297.

Agents: Don Kendrick, 909-593-9393, Don Kendrick Real estate and Patrick Downtain, 909-240-0308, Sotheby’s International Realty

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