918 French Street

Santa Ana, CA 92701

About this property

Welcome to the historic French Park! This majestic 1907 craftsman jewel needs some TLC to become the diamond that it was built to be! The distinctive craftsman has a Victorian influence displayed by the detailed woodworking and design. Located in the heart of French Park, it has an unobstructed view of the park; this location is rich in culture and history. This property is designated as a landmark and is eligible for the Mills Act property tax program. (call the city for details). The grand full-width front porch leads to a formal living area and dining, fireplaces, built-ins, and craftsman details. Currently, with 8 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, the property has been used as a "rooming house" for decades. 2 electric meters and an exterior staircase make it easier to convert to a duplex, multiple-family home, or just a grand old estate, your choice! Zoned sd19, the property allows for multiple uses but must be kept historic. Located near office professionals, retail, and restaurants. Period built-ins, moldings, mopboards, picture rails, and original wood floors enhance the irreplaceable charm of the era. There are many windows, arched openings, original doors, etc., multiple kitchen areas, rear stairs exit for access/exit, and a vast basement area plus a large attic. The possibilities are endless. Enjoy downtown amenities in a residential setting. Large rear yard for parking, possible adu, or a tranquil setting. Oversized 2 car+ (horse), two-story garage (carriage house) with high ceilings allowing for what probably was a hay loft. Long drive back off the street for lots of off-street parking. This irreplaceable property has been on the market for decades; take advantage of it if you love historic homes. This property qualifies for special financing within the community lending program!

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$1,495,000 Active
8 Beds
3,417 SQFT

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Listed By Albert Ricci
Brokerage: Ricci Realty 714-633-3600

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