A Lovely British Arts and Crafts Style Victorian in Pacific Grove

A Lovely British Arts and Crafts Style Victorian in Pacific Grove

Posted by Gregg Camp .

Architecture in the Victorian AgePacific Grove is a beautiful coastal city in California’s Monterey County, lying between Monterey and Pebble Beach at the tip of the Monterey Peninsula. One of its premier features is Asilomar Beach. Tourists and residents alike are drawn to this beach because of its beauty and its proximity to Monterey’s Cannery Row.

Asilomar Beach itself is home to tide pools and sand dunes, both of which beg to be explored by the dedicated beach walker.

Anyone looking to purchase a coastal home should not miss the Victorian homes in Pacific Grove, California. Here you get the best of Victorian style architecture with the best of the many scenic features the California coastline has to offer.

A fine example of one of the Victorian homes in Pacific Grove can be found at 602 Forest Avenue. This home is in the British Arts and Crafts Victorian style and is located near Asilomar Beach and Carmel’s famous 17 Mile Drive.

The British Arts and Crafts Victorian style of architecture can be described as a blend of the architectural stylistic features of the well known craftsman style bungalow with the features of Victorian style homes. This blending of styles results in a unique architectural design. The Victorian elements are in the small front porch with decorative railings, wooden columns and the side bay window.

The craftsman features of this outstanding example of Victorian homes in Pacific Grove may be discovered in its craftsman style windows, decorative beams under the gables and the natural elements of the stone work in the exterior gateway and patio.

The interior of this stunning style of Victoriana reveals built-ins in many of the rooms so characteristic of the Arts and Crafts architectural style. The charms of the Victorian design are also prevalent in the interior. Though there have been modern conveniences applied to the kitchen and bath areas in particular, the home’s interior retains its authentic Victorian era sensibilities without the dark atmosphere found so frequently in homes of this period. Built in 1908, the home remains a light, bright, shining example of the Victorian era of design.

This home is just one of the many fine Victorian homes in Pacific Grove, California. These homes and this scenic region of the California coast are well worth exploring for their beauty and serenity as well as the easy-going life style so enjoyable in Monterey County, California

Gregg Camp, broker
Property IN Santa Cruz
California Coastal Home
BRE 00904586

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