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$1.8 Million Homes in California; What you Get

Jan 13, 2020 - The New York Times

A restored 1888 Victorian complex in Redlands, a 1916 clapboard cottage in San Francisco and a midcentury-modern house in Los Angeles.

A restored 1888 Victorian complex in Redlands, a 1916 clapboard cottage in San Francisco and a midcentury-modern house in Los Angeles.

Redlands | $1.7995 Million

An 1888 Victorian with eight bedrooms and nine bathrooms in two units; a two-bedroom, two-bathroom carriage house; and a one-bedroom, one-bathroom cottage; on a 0.79-acre corner lot

This house, known as Gray Gables, was built in redwood as a private residence. It was later incorporated into the grounds of the Wissahickon Inn, once a stopping place for notables like Gloria Vanderbilt and Eleanor Roosevelt on their way to Palm Springs, 45 miles southeast. (Los Angeles is 66 miles west.) After falling into disrepair and almost being razed, the property was restored, beginning in 2016, as a family complex, with a rebuilt foundation, new mechanicals and antique and period reproduction details. It is in a historic district two miles south of the city cent...