LA ATALYA- 1913- The Historic William Porter Estate first time on the market in 50 years! Designed by famed Architects Robert Spurgeon, Jr. and Arthur Benton artfully combining Spanish and Mission Revival style elements in three elaborately detailed floors plus a 4th floor tower room, the exceptionally well preserved residence embodies the soul of early Riverside History. The spiral staircase spanning three levels reminiscent of the Famous Rotunda of the Historic Mission Inn, a design for which Spurgeon is most famous. Unparalleled attention to detail throughout including custom ironwork and lighting utilizing the "Tower" element in the design. Expansive connected living spaces including the Rotunda, Formal Living, Music and Formal Dining Rooms offer the ideal ambiance for hospitality. Separate study; A Library; Large kitchen and Butler's pantry/wet bar; Luxurious bedrooms all with ensuite baths and walk-in closets and three with fireplaces. Service area comprised of three separate rooms a bath and the laundry. The basement contains the Chauffeur's quarters and mechanical rooms as well as garage and storage areas. In addition to the main residence, there is a 3 room Caretakers residence and additional 4-car garage. The grounds envelope the residence in a landscape over a Century old with mature specimen trees, extensive stone walls and patios, a green house and even a large canine quarters. Arguably the most spectacular historic estate property in the City of Riverside!
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