307 N Philadelphia Street, Anaheim


4 Beds
2 Baths
2,962 Sqft
.2 Acres
2 Garages

This stunning home was built in 1914 for Richard and Mary Melrose. Mr. Melrose who served Anaheim as postmaster in 1884 and as City Attorney; in 1908 was elected to the California Assembly for the 77th District. He received the praise of President Theodore Roosevelt. Melrose Street in Anaheim and Los Angeles commemorate his name. The finest details were well thought out and executed, a stunning facade which is a mix of Craftsman and Tudor details, an exquisite porte cochere, marble front porch, stately front door, extensive eaves and brackets. The front living room has a beautiful fireplace flanked with tall built ins with leaded glass doors. The main staircase is visible from the living room with Douglas fir banister and a large landing and turn. The dining room was clearly where the Melrose Family planned on entertaining their guests. The dining room offers another grand fireplace, the built in buffet was created to house the fine china and silver of the day and the leaded glass. Upstairs there are two very large bedrooms with walk-in closets and one small bedroom, likely for the maid. The full bathroom is upstairs and is very original. Officially, this home is on the National Register of Historic Places and part of the “Melrose- Backs Neighborhood”. This house has been surveyed for the Mills Act and is waiting for the next owner to apply.Located just blocks away from Center Street Promenade and The Packing District.

Essential Information
MLS® #PW19044329
Full Baths1
Half Baths1
Square Footage2,962
Year Built1914
Sub-TypeSingle Family
StyleCraftsman, Custom Built, Tudor
Community Information
Address307 N Philadelphia Street
AreaAnaheim East of Harbor (78)
SubdivisionOther (OTHR)
Zip Code92805
Parking Spaces8
# of Garages2

Driveway, Driveway - Concrete, Garage - Front Entry

AppliancesGas Range, Range/Stove Hood
HeatingCentral Furnace
CoolingCentral A/C
FireplacesDining Room, Living Room
# of Stories2
Interior Features

2 Staircases, Beamed Ceilings, Built-Ins, Ceiling Fan, Crown Moldings, Pantry, Stone Counters

Lot Description

Back Yard, Front Yard, Garden, Sprinklers In Front, Yard


Bay/Bow, Casement (N), Drapes/Curtains, Wood Frame Windows (N)

School Information
DistrictAnaheim Union High
Additional Information
Date ListedFebruary 27th, 2019
Days on Market49
HOA Fees0.00
Listing Details
AgentMeghan Shigo(01243803)
OfficeCentury 21 Award
Property History
Price Reduced from $779,900 to $749,900
Price Reduced from $839,900 to $779,900

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