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$ 985,000

Listing No. 35940

1883 Italianate Victorian
Oroville, CA

The Goldstein Home

The original 1883 Goldstein Home residing on the original Belding Estate @ 2175 Robinson Street is FOR SALE 5K SF HISTORIC-CLASSIC ITALIANTE-VICTORIAN home w/ 1883 build, occupies the historic Hewitt Estate. Personal residence, B&B, museum or…???

You’d expect 2-Stories, old-school craftsman finishes like 7’ French doors, crown moldings, classic wainscoting w/ chair-rail, vintage floors, ready for the Queen's decent staircase, multiple fireplaces, claw-foot tub, high tank toilets, & marble, granite, porcelain throughout. YES!

You might also expect a view, 4+ bedrooms, multiple bathrooms, tall ceilings, multi-use rooms, formal dining, study, master suite, & grand entrance. YES!

There are features you hope it would have–1940’s O’Keefe & Merit gas stove, coffered/embossed ceilings, beautiful exterior w/ entertainment-oriented landscaping (fountain, fire pit, barbeque area, Bocce Ball court, pergola) + pool. YES!!

Now the things you wouldn’t expect–portico windows, 1920’s leaded-glass doors, local artist stained-glass windows, master’s private deck w/ views of Table Mountain, mirrored Carrara marble loo with a 1796 pillbox toilet, vintage 6’ double hung windows, & original pocket doors. YES!!!

Then, things tough to even dream of–the fountain is cobble, a rehab of the original, Chinese immigrants built the rock walls before turn of century (very rich Chinese history). Industry term 1 ½ bath but I've coined the term 1 ½ kitchen. After you’ve toured the 1st then 2nd floor, you’ll be thrilled to take a semi-secret-narrow stairway to the semi-finished attic leading to the roof & widow’s walk for best in town views. From the main floor the dumbwaiter goes up & down, head down to the partially finished basement that is begging to become a wine cellar. YES!!!!

Then there is beyond a dream–w/ access via the basement, a special historic secret-come see! This feature is not only way COOL but literally cool (there's another Chinese connection). for $695,000.00 – Finally, the seller not only has another adjacent home on separate parcel available but also has many many antique pieces (see pics) of furniture & fixtures that she has identified might stay with the home if desired.

The estate comes with a grand story and lots of history. We would love to share the narrative with you in writing. That said, it doesn’t compare to hearing it from the one who documented it all.
Bedrooms: 5
Full Bath(s): 2
Half Bath(s): 1

Heated Sq. Ft.: 4,472
Acres: 0.410

Contact the Agent directly.

Scott Perkins Realty

Scott Perkins
DRE #01856419

Mobile: 530-864-1520
Broker: 530-532-0400

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  • Walk-Up Attic
  • Deck
  • Fireplaces
  • Walk-in Shower(s)
  • Wood floors
  • High Ceilings
  • Claw-foot Tub(s)
  • Coffered Ceilings
  • Dumbwaiter
  • French doors
  • Pocket Doors
  • Stained Glass Window(s)
  • Tin Ceiling(s)
  • Vintage Bath Fixtures
  • Vintage Light Fixtures
  • Wainscoting
  • Widow's Walk
  • Outstanding wall/ceiling decoration
  • Pergola

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