Experience the charm of an old fashioned farmhouse: peaceful and serene, this is a unique jewel nestled on 1.24 acres in scenic Lockwood Valley. Enjoy your morning coffee looking at the panoramic view from the back deck and stargazing at night. The house has a covered wrap-around porch and a swing.
Inside, the kitchen features plenty of shelves, a vintage cooking stove, an extra-large pantry room, and access to the den/bedroom. The two upstairs bedrooms have a unique style. The main bedroom includes a loft and a spacious sun porch that offers majestic views of the valley. The second bedroom has a very special feature: a vintage five-foot-long porcelain tub. The built-in shelves in the front library add a classy style.
This property includes its own well, two-story barn, RV parking, paved road access, two fishponds, an outdoor kitchen with original terracotta brick walls, floor, and fireplace, and barbeque; the exterior walls are covered by grapevines that offer a European feel. The fully fenced-in yard is ideal for horses, boasts of an established front garden with raised beds, native landscaping to support migrating birds and monarch butterflies, three varieties of grapevines, a mint patch, gooseberries, currants, 14 apple trees, an Italian plum, 5 pears, 1 peach, 3 cherry trees and more.
This home is one-of-a-kind with an artistic touch. Some of the original building materials come from interesting sources, such as a shower from Marlene Dietrich, and wood floors from Pepperdine University. The 777 square foot basement offers a private and spacious studio, a full bathroom and kitchen, a bar sink, and details are preserved from when the house was built. There is a 255 sq. ft. workshop off the kitchen. The two-story wood barn has a unique and original feature from when the house was built: the original little apartment where the builder lived while he built the house. The 365 sqft upstairs portion of the barn is surrounded with windows and makes a perfect studio or sanctuary, and the bottom 710 sqft section has brick floors and offers a perfect place to store alfalfa and farm equipment.
This property is located in a very safe neighborhood, and the paved roads are always maintained. Enjoy four seasons and country living, outdoor activities abound in your own back yard. This could be the forever home you are looking for.