Single-Family Home on West Grove Avenue, Visalia, Tulare, CA
Property DescriptionJohn Coffee Hays, a president of the Mt Whitney Power Company, in 1910 built this house for his wife who, as story has it, had an aversion to square rooms. The ingenious placement of the many bays and dormers make this structure intriguing and enliven its basic rectangular shape. In 1913, it was sold to Chas A Whitmore, owner and publisher of the Visalia Daily Times, forerunner of the Visalia Times Delta. Colonial Revival/Craftsman c. 1910. This property is one of the Historic Homes of Visalia and a beauty. Over 3200 square feet, oak wood flooring, wood casing, wainscoting, a sunroom, a summer room, 2 breakfast rooms, formal dining, 1 c. Wedgewood 5 burner stove in the kitchen. Air conditioning on lower level (1997), 2 evaporative coolers, whole house exhaust fan, claw tubs, 1/3 acre of magnificent yard area with brick walking paths, patios and fountain. The original carriage house is still in place. Beautiful woodwork throughout this beautiful home. Call today for appt.
- Property Type: Single-Family Home
- Year Built:1912
- Square Footage:3265.00
- Lot Size: 16788.00 SqFt (0.39 acres)
- Living Room:221
- Family Room:345
- Baths:2.50 (Tub/Shower)
- Formal Dining Room:208 Sqft.
- Eating Area:60
- Great Room:210
- Extra Room:120
- Utility Room:190
- Siding / Exterior:Wood
- Features: Covered, Uncovered Fenced, Mature Landscape, Garden Area
- Air Conditioning / Heating:Central Heat & Cool, Evaporative Cool, Window or Wall A/C
- Fire place:Masonry
- Water/Sewer:Public Water, Public Sewer
- Appliances:F/S Range/Oven, Built In Range/Oven, Dishwasher, Eating Area
- School District:Visalia Schools
- High School:Redwood
- Junior High School:Green Acres
- Grade School:Highland
- Listing Broker:Robin Fagundes
- Listing Office:RE/MAX-All Estates Realtors
Amenities / Utilities
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A government loan program geared towards owner-occupied, first-time home buyers. Down payment can be as low as 3.5%. However, the buyer will have to pay the PMI (Principal Mortgage Insurance).
Down payment can be as low as 5%. For down payments lower than 20%, the buyer will have to pay PMI (Principal Mortgage Insurance). If the down payment is 20% or more, there will be no PMI charged to the buyer. When purchasing an owner-occupied property, interest rates may be lower as compared to purchasing an investment property. The limit for a conventional loan in Fresno County is $453,000. Loan limits are subject to change.
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