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beautiful home, too bad cannot go inside

This is one of those places you can only walk by to see the outside but cannot go in... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Luckydog28
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Millbrae, California, United States
Really unusual

Worth the photo opportunity. Lovely old mansion with history. Amazing architecture and house is in... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
mummydearest1
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Skip it. It’s just a drive by...Ya can’t go in. Architectural art piece. Exterior is cool but so not worth going out of your way. Better to go to Sequoia Park

Thank Summerasalifestyle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one beautiful house. I remember seeing it 35 yrs. ago and it is still so beautiful.Do many different woods went into making this.

Thank Pcinoregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Carson Mansion is a historic Victorian building, visible only from the outside, unless you are associated with a member of the private club which now owns and operates it for social functions. Once the home of lumber baron William Carson, the house is a...More

4  Thank NorthCoastDuo
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This mansion is simply breathtaking to stand and stare at.... the amount of thought and time it took to build it is mind boggling. Perfect place for a family picture... members only are allowed inside... sorry to say.

2  Thank tntntnt2017
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This beautiful old lumber baron’s mansion is now a private club. It is thought to be the most photographed Victorian ever. It is truly spectacular. Also, look across the street at the Pink Lady. The baron’s daughter’s wedding gift.

Thank cayjr1
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is one of those places you can only walk by to see the outside but cannot go in, unfortunately. It is very grandiose and beautifully maintained. I would pay admission to go inside if they allowed it. At least worth a drive-by.

1  Thank Luckydog28
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I went through Eureka on a roadtrip and drove past a lot of different house of a similar style. Carson Mansion is definitely the most spectacular of these but there is no public access to the house, so you can only see if from the...More

2  Thank IvyD-L
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We drove by the mansion and we were impressed by upkeep of the mansion. For my wife and I, we like to see the inside of buildings so we did not spend much time looking at the mansion.

1  Thank TripleTeepee
Reviewed 21 July 2018

If you are traveling to or through Eureka, you must take a few minutes to drive by the Carson Mansion. Incredible style,easy to get to , a jewel of the victorian era.

2  Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Worth the photo opportunity. Lovely old mansion with history. Amazing architecture and house is in fantastic condition although is a private club so cannot enter

Thank mummydearest1
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gogrizzard
6 August 2018|
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Response from georgia h | Reviewed this property |
If you visit the Ingomar club website you can see photos of the interior and find information on booking the mansion for a wedding or banquet..
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Patricia E
13 May 2018|
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Response from Mary V | Reviewed this property |
1950. Before that it was the home of the lumber baron, William Carson.
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grandamm
23 April 2018|
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Response from HoleySneakers | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! So, the mansion was built by lumber magnate William Carson, using workers who were out-of-work due to a lumber recession. It took two years to build, and was completed in 1885. How much it cost is a tricky... More
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