ARCHITECTURAL STORYBOOK HOME IN THE CLAREMONT VILLAGE. Welcome to "The Taylor House" - a classic East coast Mid-Century New England English/French style residence â€“ expertly architect designed by Peter Ficker, A.I.A.; and quality custom built circa 1947 by Clarence Stover ~ beautifully blends style with function. The property is perfectly sited on a sweeping wide lot on a tree-lined street in a particularly quiet and friendly neighborhood enclave. This exceptional home has been lovingly maintained with timeless appointments by the current owner family for over 35 years. Spacious and sprawling floor plan filled with 5 or 6 bedrooms and generous sized rooms throughout. The family living room includes a high solid redwood ceiling and handsome fireplace. Den/Library offers a tall vaulted wood ceiling and additional fireplace - opening to rear colorful gardens. Friendly & casual dining room with redwood accents accommodates plenty of your favorite guests. Kitchen includes stone counters, sunny breakfast nook, and captivating southern views. Finished basement includes an entertainment game room, chilled wine closet, and a third fireplace. Abundant high quality wood cabinetry and storage throughout. Paid Solar system with 18 panels provides green energy savings year round. Oversized 3-car garage includes a dark room and storage closet. Over 1/4 acre of picturesque grounds. Backyard is designed with European simplicity, spacious yard includes expansive decking and a bubbling spa. Enjoy al fresco dining in both covered and uncovered patio settings. Desirable Sycamore Elementary School district. Prime locale near the Claremont Colleges, downtown Claremont Village, health food markets, shopping, and several fine K-12 schools.