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SOLD! Historic Queen Anne Victorian | 206 NW 8th Street, Corvallis, Oregon, 97330


206 NW 8th Street, Corvallis, Oregon, is for sale.

Sublime in character and quality. Defined by detail. Restored, renovated and remodeled, this Queen Anne style home embraces vintage details and discreet modernizations. Surrounded by masonry walls, fences, trellises and extensive gardens, on a half-acre site (one-third of a city block) is a private downtown oasis, convenient to shopping, restaurants, Riverfront Park, Central Park and the Oregon State University Campus (OSU).

Vintage charm is retained through original features, including doors, moldings, hardware, staircase, specific glass work and a myriad of other details, and is further enhanced by period correct reproductions. The comfortable and functional floor plan (rarely found in homes of this vintage) and modern systems including updated electrical, plumbing, solar, on-demand hot water and a modern gourmet kitchen create a home that exceeds the highest standards and  expectations for today’s lifestyle. This property must be experienced in person to fully comprehend and appreciate the high level of quality and ease in which the property lives.

±4665 sq. ft. (Does not include additional climate controlled lower level storage area or carriage house)
5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths in main structure
1 bedroom, 1 bath in carriage house

WVMLS #701246
RMLS #16436691

3D Walk-through of the home

3D Walk- through of the carriage house


Main Level:

Dining room and Living room:

  • Two distinct spaces that flow together
  • 6 foot tall south facing windows
  • Refinished existing wood flooring
  • French doors that open into the Library/Sitting area

Library/Sitting area (comfortable and cozy)

  • Built in shelving
  • South facing windows
  • Gas fireplace insert with new tile surround
  • Refinished existing wood flooring


  • Gourmet quality remodel in 2013
  • Thermador stainless steel appliances including 42” 6 burner stove and double oven
  • Maple butcher-block “island” top with natural beeswax finish
  • Honed granite counter surfaces
  • Farmhouse stainless steel sink with water filter
  • New cabinets
  • 2 walk-in pantry areas
  • Coffee appliance garage
  • Mixer appliance garage
  • Extensive glass ware and dish storage
  • Italian tile floors
  • Kitchen door onto front veranda with glass colored lites
  • New lighting

Breakfast area

  • Recently installed oak flooring
  • Flows between kitchen and family room
  • Butler’s Pantry
  • New lighting

Den/Family Room

  • Recently installed oak flooring
  • Recently installed gas fireplace insert
  • Custom storage and other cabinetry
  • French door access to rear deck
  • New lighting

Powder bath

  • Vintage pedestal sink
  • Period tile flooring

Second Floor:

Master Suite

  • Sitting area
  • Two walk in closets with drawer and pole organizer systems
  • Recently installed wood flooring
  • Modern bath amenities including walk-in shower, double vanities, storage areas and private toilet area
  • 3 additional bedrooms each with its own character and storage options
  • Full bath with tub/shower, single vanity, tile accents, built-in hamper
  • Laundry area with wash tub

Third floor:

  • Bedroom with built-in storage, private, attached full bath with tub/shower, pedestal sink and tile accents
  • Walk-in attic storage
  • Cedar Woolen Closet

Lower Level (basement):

  • Office space
  • Recreation/exercise area with built-in storage
  • Bonus room with closet
  • Full Bath

Carriage House

  • Detached oversize two car garage
  • Second floor accessory dwelling unit (mother-in-law apartment) with kitchen, living space, bedroom, laundry and full bath currently utilized as a vacation rental, provides income


  • Vintage touches found in various locations throughout the house:
  • Original pocket doors
  • Decorative door hardware (hinges, knobs etc.)
  • Border of colored lights in glass doors at kitchen and back stairs
  • Restored original woodwork inside and out.
  • 2 stair cases (front formal stair case, back door informal stair case)

Ceiling heights:

  • Main level 10’
  • Second Level 8’7”
  • Third Level 8”
  • Lower Level 8’6”


  • Extensive renovations in 1980s included plumbing, electrical, and insulation. A new foundation was poured in 1986. Structural engineering completed in 2010 tied the home to the foundation and added reinforcement for earthquake protection.
  • Solar panels provide approximately 35% of electrical power
  • On-demand tank-less hot water system
  • Gas forced air furnace on main and lower level; zonal electric heat upper two levels
  • Security System
  • Central vacuum including porches and garage
  • Vintage school house style water fountain

Storage Areas:

  • Garden shed
  • Storm cellar style storage area adjacent to home, climate controlled with power.


  • Half acre parcel consists of two parcels.
  • Extensively landscaped
  • Masonry, trellising and privacy walls
  • Extensive out door decks with storage
  • Brick and concrete surface finishes
  • Classically styled veranda to front (east and north) provides entry and kitchen access.
  • Irrigation well
  • Extensive irrigation system (3 systems, each with 12 zones)
  • 30 old English roses, including many David Austin roses. All purchased at Heirloom Roses and grown on root stock (not grafted)
  • 7 fruit trees including Honeycrisp apple, two sweet cherries, pie cherry, pears, persimmon and figs
  • Blueberry bushes
  • Countless ornamental trees, shrubs and perennials including twice blooming magnolia, red buckeye, ornamental Cherries
  • A large variety of English cottage garden plants including Violets, Lilies, Hydrangeas, Delphiniums, Phlox, Clematis, Lilacs, Wisteria, Oriental Poppies, Japanese Iris, Passion Flowers, Hostas, Rhododendrons  and many, many more.
  • Organic raised bed herb (sages, lavenders, thymes, oreganos, rosemary, lemon verbena and mints) and vegetable garden

Zoned residential, there are a variety of other possible owner occupied uses which fall into the approved “home based business” category.  An owner may rent up to two rooms in main house and one more in the carriage house, bed and breakfast style. Event facility (weddings, meetings, parties) provide additional potential to generate revenue and is another possibility.



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