631 CALIFORNIA AVENUE
Reno, NV 89509

$13,900,000 
  • 8 Beds
  • 9/5 Baths
  • 17,964 sqft
  • Single Family/Site/Stick Built
  • Active
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Property Description for 631 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, Reno NV 89509

The Historic Nixon Mansion

  • Over a Decade of Renovations
  • Sits A Top the Truckee River
  • 8 Bedroom Suites
  • 3 Levels plus Basement
  • Reno's Magnificent Gem

Rich in history, this historic mansion has been meticulously restored using only the finest materials and craftsmanship. The 17,964 sq. ft. residence sits atop the Truckee River on 2.03 acres and boasts panoramic views of Downtown Reno, Mountains and North Valleys. Built in 1907 for US Senator George Nixon, this prestigious estate has welcomed politicians and dignitaries while serving as a private home to Reno's notable families. The new 860 sq. ft. kitchen wing features Butler's Pantry, Walk-in Pantry, multiple refrigerators & dishwashers; perfect for large corporate events or gatherings. Reminiscent of old world elegance, the stately Formal Dining Room provides seating for 60+ guests under the original crystal chandelier. Venture into the 800 sq. ft. Grand Ballroom and adjacent river view bar; their restored fireplaces are just 2 of 9 throughout the home.  Or, take the celebration outside to the expansive covered terrace overlooking the Truckee River. The Master Suite includes 2 stunning Carrera marble bathrooms, each with Mahogany walk in closet, 2 fireplaces and private river view office. 7 additional en-suite bedrooms provide accommodations for guests or corporate visitors. Speaking of guests, in addition to the spacious rooms and terraces, the property features several unique rooms: an 1800-bottle wine cellar, game room w/ wet bar, sunlit morning room, parlor, and library; perfect for intimate gatherings. The Nixon Mansion not only stands as witness to a significant and colorful past but as a sentinel for a bright and polished future. THE LOCATION Located on historic California Avenue along the Truckee River, this estate offers walking distance to restaurants, events, and the Downtown. Just a short drive to Reno's International Airport, Lake Tahoe's azure waters, and regional sport activities, this crown jewel of the world's "Biggest Little City" offers mixed use zoning; perfect for a corporate retreat seeking Nevada's tax friendly advantages.

  • Property Class: Residential
  • Listing Status: Active
  • City: Reno
  • State: NV
  • Zip: 89509
  • Area: 160 -Reno-Old Southwest
  • County: Washoe
  • Class: Single Family
  • Property Subtype: Site/Stick Built
  • Approx Lot Size: 2.030
  • Stories: 3
  • Fireplaces: Yes
  • Beds: 8
  • Baths Total: 14
  • Baths (F/H): 9/5
  • Living Area (SqFt): 17,964 sqft
  • Lot Sq Ft Apx: 88426
  • Garage: 0
  • Year Built: 1907
  • Listing#: 140008125
  • List Date: 6/13/2014
  • Last updated on: 12/6/2016

Property Features for 631 CALIFORNIA AVENUE

  • ACCESS: Private
  • EXTERIOR FEATURES: None, N/A
  • FENCED: Full, Front
  • GARAGE TYPES: None
  • HEATING/COOLING: Natural Gas, Forced Air, Radiant Heat-Floor, Central Refrig A/C
  • LANDSCAPED: Yes, Fully Landscaped
  • LIVING ROOM: Separate/Formal, High Ceiling
  • ROOF: Pitched, Tile
  • TOPOGRAPHY: Level, Downslope
  • WATER TEST: No
  • ADJOINS: Street, River
  • EXTERIOR: Stucco, Brick
  • FIREPLACE: Yes, Two Or More, Fireplace, Gas Log
  • FOUNDATION: Concrete/Crawl Space, Stone
  • HOA AMENITIES: No Amenities
  • KITCHEN: Built-In Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal, Microwave Built-In, Trash Compactor, Island, Pantry, Breakfast Bar
  • MASTER BEDROOM: Walk-In Closet, Fireplce/Woodstove/Pellet, High Ceiling, Double Sinks, Shower Stall, Bathtub, Jetted Tub
  • PATIO/DECK: Yes, Uncovered, Covered, Enclosed-Glass, Patio
  • UTILITIES: Electricity, Natural Gas, City/County Water, City Sewer, Cable, DSL Available, Telephone, Water Meter Installed
  • WATER HEATER: Natural Gas
  • DINING ROOM: Separate/Formal, Fireplce/Woodstove/Pellet, High Ceiling
  • FAMILY ROOM: None
  • FLOOR COVERING: Wood, Marble, Porcelain
  • GREEN FEATURES: None
  • INT FTRS/PRSNL PROP INCLD: 82,84,86,89,90,95
  • LAUNDRY AREA: Yes, Laundry Room, Laundry Sink, Cabinets
  • OTHER ROOMS: Yes, Office/Den(Not Incl BDRM), Study/Library, Game Room, Entry/Foyer, Sun Room
  • SPRINKLERS: Full Sprinklers, Drip-Full, Automatic
  • VIEW: Yes, Mountain, City, Park, River
  • WINDOWS: Double Pane, Wood Frame, Low E

Additional Information for 631 CALIFORNIA AVENUE

  • Down Payment Assistance: No
  • HOA: No
  • Horses Okay: No
  • Special Condition of Sale: None
  • Elementary School: Beck
  • Middle School: Swope
  • High School: Reno
  • Baths Full: 9+
  • Baths Half: 5+
  • Baths Total: 9.5
  • Bedrooms: 8
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