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Beautiful, but You Can Only Look

Absolutely beautiful. Though as you can’t go inside (it is a private club) it can only be enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Michelle R
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Los Angeles, California
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Gorgeous piece of architecture!

I love to see old homes particularly of Victorian era. This was truly a delight. Unfortunately it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
auntbeck22
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Huntington Beach, California
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143 M St, Eureka, CA 95501-0563
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. Though as you can’t go inside (it is a private club) it can only be enjoyed from the outside. It also has a quite nice view of the marina. There is a dead end in the road by the mansion, so if you...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love to see old homes particularly of Victorian era. This was truly a delight. Unfortunately it is not open to the public. It's a shame because I'm sure many visitors like me would like to get a closer look.

Thank auntbeck22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Neat to go & see this home! We got some cool photos & it is near the bay too! Check it out as you are walking around.

Thank ChristopherBennett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice on the outside, closed to the public, in a seedy area of town. Interesting if you want to see drugs, and crime in the first person.

1  Thank crigsly1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just a mansion where you can stand outside and take photo. If we are allowed to go inside that would have been a better experience.

Thank NellaiXpress
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can't go into this private club, but rates as the third most beautiful, unique house I've seen behind Biltmore and Fallingwater.

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Forget about it, you can't tour inside this mansion. I think it is a private club, not exactly a tourist destination.

Thank terriavallone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Carson mansion is definitely something that you need to see while you are in old town Eureka. I only wish there was a way to catch a glimpse of the inside. Unfortunately, it is a private club members only allowed inside. But it was...More

Thank bebbshall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are 8 of us traveling from Texas ages 51, 49, 40, 39, 21, 18, 18 & 16. Beautiful property, but it's a private club that cannot be enjoyed by the public. Only pics allowed outside the gates, very disappointing. There is also a high...More

1  Thank dashipps4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unless you know the history behind this Mansion it is only nice to see. You cannot go in to see the inside as it is now a private club but you can take good photos of the place. If you understand the mansion was built...More

Thank pamela2340
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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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grandamm
23 April 2018|
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I've seen the Carson Mansion from the outside many times, and would love to have a tour of the interior. How can that be arranged? I am willing to pay for a tour.
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