The Rengstorff House, Mountain View's oldest home, is one of the finest examples of Victorian Italianate architecture on the West Coast. This 12-room, 3955 square foot house has 11-foot ceilings on the first floor and 10-foot ceilings on the second story.
Fully restored in 1991, the Rengstorff House features a Victorian Italianate design with a hip roof, a central gable crowned by a widow's walk, front portico and symmetrical room layout. Beautifully furnished by a community-based organization known as the Friends of "R" House, the home features ornate brass chandeliers, Victorian plaster rosettes, push-button light switches, Bradbury & Bradbury wallpaper designs and Eastlake furniture.
Visitors are welcomed for public tours three days a week. The stunning home and gardens are also available for rental for meetings, weddings and events on non-tour days. Wireless internet access makes meetings and business presentations brings this historic setting into modern times.
Public Tour Hours
Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sundays: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
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