159 S Cambridge Street, Orange

$739,900

2 Beds
1 Baths
1,228 Sqft
.15 Acres
1 Garages

STEP BACK 2 YEARS AFTER THE CITY OF ORANGE WAS INCORPORATED, 1890 VICTORIAN COTTAGE. STEEP ROOF PITCH FORMS A PORCH OVERHANG ON THE LOWER LEVEL AND A FLAT "WIDOWS WALK" ON THE TOP OF THE ROOF. THIS IS THE HOUSE WITH THE HITCHING POST IN THE FRONT BY THE STREET AND THE PLOW IN THE FRONT YARD. ONCE INSIDE THE 13 FOOT CEILINGS ARE IMPRESSIVE. WOOD FLOORS HAVE JUST BEEN REFINISHED. ORIGINAL MOLDINGS AND DOORS FROM 130 YEARS AGO. THE FORMAL DINING ROOM ALSO HAS SOARING CEILINGS. TWO ROOMS OFF THE LIVING AREA, ONE USED A BEDROOM AND THE OTHER USED AS AN OFFICE WITH WINDING STAIRS UP TO THE SECOND LEVEL. THE UPPER LEVEL FEATURES 2 ELEVATIONS, THE LOWER WITH A CLAWFOOT TUB AND PEDESTAL SINK AND THE UPPER AREA AS A SLEEPING AREA. 2 SKYLIGHTS AND CLOSET AREA. THE KITCHEN HAS LOTS OF CABINETS AND STORAGE, CUSTOM MARBLE BACK SPLASH AND QUARTZ COUNTER TOPS. ALL SAMSUNG STAINLESS APPLIANCES INCLUDING A 5 BURNER GAS STOVE, DISHWASHER, OVER THE RANGE MICROWAVE OVEN AND A REFRIGERATOR. THE MAIN BATH HAS A TILE SHOWER WITH WAINSCOT TILE SURROUND. THE REAR "MUD ROOM" COULD HAVE BEEN AN ENCLOSED REAR PORCH. IT IS AN LARGE AREA THAT HAS THE WASHER/DRYER. THE REAR YARD HAS A MATURE PINE TREE, AVOCADO TREE, JASMINE AND GRAPE ARBOR. THERE IS A SMALL BONUS ROOM OFF THE 2 CAR GARAGE THAT IS NOT ORIGINAL TO THE HOUSE. RUMOR HAS IT THAT THE "3 IN A ROW" VICTORIAN CLUSTER WAS MOVED TO THE LOCATION TO MAKE WAY FOR THE RAILROAD. LONG DRIVEWAY FOR OFF STREET PARKING. 8 BLOCKS FROM THE PLAZA.

Essential Information
MLS® #PW19184356
Price$739,900
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms1.00
Full Baths1
Square Footage1,228
Acres0.15
Year Built1890
TypeResidential
Sub-TypeSingle Family
StyleVictorian
StatusActive
Community Information
Address159 S Cambridge Street
SubdivisionOther (OTHR)
CityOrange
CountyOrange
StateCA
Zip Code92866
Area

Orange & Garden Grove, E of Harbor, N of 22 F

Amenities
Parking Spaces1
# of Garages1
ViewNo View
PoolNone
Utilities

Cable Available, Natural Gas Connected, Sewer Connected, Water Connected

Parking

Driveway, Driveway - Concrete, Garage, Garage - Front Entry, Garage - Single Door

Interior
HeatingFloor Furnace
CoolingNone
FireplacesNone
# of Stories2
StoriesTwo
Interior Features

Built-Ins, Ceiling Fan, Stone Counters, Storage Space

Appliances

Gas Dryer Hookup, Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal, Gas Range, Gas Water Heater, Microwave

Exterior
ExteriorWood
WindowsWindow Blinds, Skylights
ConstructionWood
FoundationPillar/Post/Pier
Lot Description

Back Yard, Front Yard, Lot 6500-9999, Lot Shape-Rectangular

Roof

Composition, Flat Roof, Shingle

School Information
DistrictOrange Unified
ElementaryPALMYR
HighORANGE3
Additional Information
Date ListedAugust 1st, 2019
Days on Market221
ZoningR1
HOA Fees0.00
Listing Details
AgentAlbert Ricci(01011606)
OfficeRicci Realty
Property History
Price Reduced from $749,900 to $739,900
Price Reduced from $769,900 to $749,900
Status Changed from Active Under Contract to Active
Status Changed from Active to Active Under Contract
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