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1243 E Taft Avenue, Orange, CA

$1,099,000 - 4 Beds - 2 Baths - 2,258 Sqft - .53 Acres

Historic Craftsman home and barn built in 1913 on over a half acre; owned exclusively by three generations of the same family. Meticulously maintained and loved while possessing much of the same charm for over a century with handsome woodwork includes beamed ceilings, staircase and wood flooring. Original features include light fixtures and switches, door knobs and stained and leaded glass windows. 3 large bedrooms with a 4th bedroom option downstairs (currently a den with its own entrance), living and separate dining room, 2 baths, 4 walk-in closets, enclosed patio, covered porch, in-door laundry and a cellar with inside access. The outbuilding was used as a water tower but currently has an office downstairs and an unfinished room upstairs, each room is approx. 150 sq. ft.; not included in square footage of home. The barn is made of redwood and houses a garage, carport, large workshop (could be a 2 car garage and is approx. 550 sq. ft.) and stairs leading to a 2nd story unfinished room, about 900 sq. ft., which was used to host youth group gatherings. The lot contains many fruit trees including avocados, mandarin, oranges, pear and fig. The sprawling grounds can host gardens, RV’s, and a pool. The barn has a sewer line and the lot can possibly be subdivided to add a home and driveway with access from the cul-de-sac adjacent to the property, please confirm with the city. Much of electrical and plumbing have been updated. Come get away from it all in the middle of the city.

Essential Information

For 1243 E Taft Avenue, Orange, CA
  • MLS® # PW19200446
  • Price $1,099,000
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 2.00
  • Square Footage 2,258
  • Acres 0.53
  • Year Built 1913
  • Type Residential
  • Sub-Type Single Family
  • Style Craftsman
  • Status Active

Community Information

For 1243 E Taft Avenue, Orange, CA
  • Address 1243 E Taft Avenue
  • Subdivision Other (OTHR)
  • City Orange
  • County Orange
  • State CA
  • Zip Code 92865


For 1243 E Taft Avenue, Orange, CA

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


For 1243 E Taft Avenue, Orange, CA
  • Parking Spaces 3
  • # of Garages 3
  • View No View
  • Pool None


For 1243 E Taft Avenue, Orange, CA

Carport, Driveway - Gravel, Garage, RV Access/Parking, Workshop


For 1243 E Taft Avenue, Orange, CA
  • Appliances Dishwasher, Water Heater Unit
  • Heating Floor Furnace
  • Cooling Wall or Window Units
  • Fireplace Yes
  • Fireplaces Living Room
  • # of Stories 2
  • Stories Two

Interior Features

For 1243 E Taft Avenue, Orange, CA

Balcony, Beamed Ceilings, Block Walls, Built-Ins, Copper Plumbing Partial, Storage Space


For 1243 E Taft Avenue, Orange, CA
  • Exterior Features Rain Gutters
  • Roof Composition
  • Foundation Raised

Lot Description

For 1243 E Taft Avenue, Orange, CA

Cul-De-Sac, Lawn, Lot 20000-39999 Sqft, Sprinkler System


For 1243 E Taft Avenue, Orange, CA

Stained Glass, Wood Frame Windows (N)

School Information

For 1243 E Taft Avenue, Orange, CA
  • District Orange Unified
  • Elementary TAFT
  • Middle CERVIL
  • High VILPAR

Additional Information

For 1243 E Taft Avenue, Orange, CA
  • Date Listed July 3rd, 2019
  • Days on Market 58
  • HOA Fees 0.00

Listing Details

For 1243 E Taft Avenue, Orange, CA
  • Agent Donna Garrett(01341085)
  • Office Seven Gables Real Estate

Price Change History for 1243 E Taft Avenue, Orange, CA (MLS® #PW19200446)

Date Details Change
Price Reduced from $1,150,000 to $1,099,000 $51,000 (4.43%)

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