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224 Olive Ave, Monrovia


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Amazing Victorian with Mills Act Property Tax Savings
3 Bedrooms
1 Full & 1 Half Baths
1 Garage Spaces
1,732 Sq/Ft
8,064 Sq/Ft Total

Sold June 2, 2017 for $755,000 - last offered at $750,000

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Property Details

This amazing 1887 Queen Anne Victorian cottage surrounded by a white picket fence is  The Stevenson House and is City Historic Landmark #83, offering   significant property tax savings through the Mills Act Contract.  The exterior redwood siding & sawn a nd turned decorative work have been painted in an authentic 7-color Victorian palette. The front porch features stick & ball pattern woodwork, beadboard ceiling & spindle gallery. Inside the stained glass front door you’ll find 12’ ceilings & a hallway with anaglypta wallpaper, chair rail & period fixtures. The parlor has period carpeting & the original fireplace with faux marble mantel and Minton & Wedgewood tile hearth. Pocket doors lead to the XL formal dining room with period chandelier, high baseboards & leaded glass door to the expansive kitchen, where you’ll find a 1910 stove, center island, shaker cabinetry, large eating area, ceiling fan, period hardware & fixtures, and French doors with stained glass.  The main bathroom boasts column sink, hexagonal flooring, claw-foot tub & pull-chain toilet. Other interior features include hand stenciling, transom windows, period wallpaper, picture frame molding, pocket doors, tall windows throughout & Douglas fir flooring. Out back is an English garden setting with meandering pathways & gazebo. C/A & heat. Some updated plumbing & electrical.