The Inland Empire Sights

Kimberly Crest House and Gardens

  • 1325 Prospect Dr. Map It
  • Redlands
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 07/06/2016

Fodor's Review

In 1897 Cornelia A. Hill built what's now Kimberly Crest House and Gardens to mimic the châteaus of France's Loire Valley. Surrounded by orange groves, lily ponds, and terraced Italian gardens, the mansion has a French-revival parlor, a mahogany staircase, a glass-mosaic fireplace, and a bubbling fountain in the form of Venus rising from the sea. Alfred and Helen Kimberly, founders of the Kimberly-Clark Paper Company, purchased the estate in 1905, and their daughter, Mary, lived here until 1979. Most of the 22 rooms are in original condition.

Sight Information


1325 Prospect Dr., Redlands, California, 92373, USA

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Sight Details:

  • $10
  • Closed Aug. and major holidays

Published 07/06/2016


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