1892 – Alturas, CA

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Details below are from December 2016, sold status has not been verified.
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Added to OHD on 12/6/16   -   Last OHD Update: 7/21/21   -   Comments Closed

Alturas, CA 96101

  • 3 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 4190 Sq Ft
  • 1.63 Ac.
Wonderful Victorian with historical charm built in 1892! This rare jewel has been carefully restored by the current owner since 1982. Many of the items being reproduced by hand to achieve it's original look and style. The workmanship and skill in all the detail is unsurpassed. The home offers 4,190 sf. The main floor is 1840 sf offering three bedrooms and one bath, living, dining and kitchen areas.
Contact Information
Donna Utterback, California Outdoor Properties
(530) 336-6869
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17 Comments on 1892 – Alturas, CA

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 12784 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Thanks RonnieH for sharing!

  2. wheniwinthelottery says: 59 comments

    ? I’m in ❤!!!

  3. Bethany Otto says: 3543 comments

    This totally adorable and authentic house deserves way better photos!

  4. says: 164 comments

    Beautiful kitchen and dining room, cabinets, and wood work.

  5. MissB says: 28 comments

    Just all-’round wonderful.

  6. dreamin'bout'oldhouse ownership ~Colleen~ says: 1024 comments

    Oh my goodness, what a pretty house! There is no way the owner is making money for all the love, sweat and tears he must have put into this, not to mentions hours and physical labour!

  7. PIPA67 says: 20 comments

    aww…she’s so adorable. Bethany is so right about the pictures. It looks like it has a basement too.? I wonder why they left the cement stairs and pipe handrails in the front entryway. That aside, I bet they had fun painting her. Good job.

  8. Sapphy says: 367 comments

    This one has been for sale for a long time. Or maybe it was bought and being resold? I fell in love with this one, but not with the area it’s in. It gets pretty cold there in the winter, too!

  9. SharonSharon says: 590 comments
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    2001 Contemporary
    Sedalia, MO

    Wonderful place, but was the realtor in full sprint taking the pictures?

  10. LorenN says: 77 comments

    LOVE the exterior paint color and the meandering stone paths & garden beds on the property. The interior is very nice but I think I would have trouble working with that kitchen stove that is adorable but not functional enough for me. The woodwork within (bead board wainscot, chair rails, door trims with rosettes, Oak mantle surround over used brick) is exactly what we have inside our Modern update of Colonial style home built in 1990 in the foothills of N. CA. I can’t imagine living in a home without the traditional charms of Antique! Kudos to the sellers for the lovely job they have done with this property.

  11. Lottie says: 341 comments

    Beautiful, beautiful home! I love all of it, especially the kitchen!

  12. Bethster says: 797 comments

    I love it! So pretty, especially the exterior colors. And the stenciling is really cool. I agree the photos could be better.

  13. Betsy says: 157 comments

    The interior of this house makes my heart rejoice. Utterly beautiful

  14. John Shiflet says: 5916 comments

    When I lived in rural Sonoma Co. in 2006-2007, ornate Victorian farmhouses similar to this example dotted the rural landscape. In other parts of the country such farmhouses often lack an abundance of exterior ornamentation but California seems to have loved ornamental Victorian houses more so than anywhere else. I recall a country road leading from my rural locale to Sebastopol and on the way there were a half dozen or so formal Victorian farmhouses including one towered Queen Anne that prominently stood out from the surrounding landscape. The area had once been heavily forested by Coastal Redwoods but by the 1880’s the land had been clear cut and then resold as farmland. (mostly for dairy and apple orchards) It appears that local carpenters came out and built fashionable farmhouses for local landowners at least until the early 1900’s. With the nice interior millwork and details like pocket doors and built in cabinets as well as a full bathroom, this house was just as formal as its urban counterparts. Seems reasonably priced for the well known pricey California housing market. For a few years after the 2008 Great Recession true old house bargains could be found around California especially in more remote communities, but that supply has largely been depleted. Real estate markets are always cyclical and are closely aligned with economic conditions but there are some indications that the West Coast market may have peaked price-wise. A few select areas like the Bay area and around Los Angeles continue to rise but at a slower pace. After all, how large is the market for multi-million dollar houses? Only time will tell where the market is going longer term.

  15. Sandra Williams says: 1 comments

    Where is this beautiful home near? County? Large City?

    • MaryS says: 14 comments

      The large city is Klamath Falls, Oregon 100 miles away. Redding California is 144 miles, and Reno Nevada is about 170 miles. Alturas is the county seat for Modoc County, high desert, North East corner of Northern California.

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