Eureka William Carson Mansion near Eureka Townhouse Motel

William Carson Mansion

The William Carson Mansion is the most written about and photographed Victorian houses in California, and perhaps in the United States. Built in 1884 for $80,000 by lumber magnate William Carson to keep 100 of his workers employed during a slump in the timber industry, the mansion’s towers and turrets, columned porches, multiple gables and ornate gingerbread detail, as well as the amazing paint job, evoke the ideal of how a Victorian should look. The Carson Mansion is a fairy tale like structure of 18 rooms, 7 fireplaces, 3 floors and 16,000 square feet, with gables, turrets, cupolas, complex windows, porches and pillars. The second story balcony has wrought iron framework with the Masonic Order insignia (of which Carson was a member) combined with his initials, W.C.

The Carson Mansion was owned by the descendents of William Carson until 1950, when it was sold to the Ingomar Club, who own still today. As such, it is not available for public entry. The private club exists primarily to restore and maintain this incredible architectural gem. However, visitors are welcome to view the mansion and take photos from the sidewalk.

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Location: Location: 143 M St., Eureka, CA 95501 | William Carson Mansion Website | 0.3 mi from Hotel

Eureka & Humboldt County Museums, Galleries and Historic Sites Guide

Within walking distance, a short hop in your car, or a day-long driving excursion from the Eureka Townhouse Motel, you will a variety of Crescent City Museums, Galleries and Historic Sites to explore. There is much more to Humboldt County than the redwoods and coast that everyone comes to see. Learn about the nearby Eureka Museums, Galleries and Historic Sites nearby in our Eureka travel guide, and find some time to learn about the people and events who settled the area.
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Hotels In Eureka California:
About Eureka Town House Motel

The Town House Motel – Historic Old Town Eureka, is located on the scenic Northern California Coast, home to the world’s tallest redwood trees and miles of stunning coastline. Conveniently located in downtown Eureka, the The Eureka Town House Motel is near historic Old Town, a National Historic District possessing some of the most spectacular Victorian architecture in the nation. The Morris Graves Museum of Art is a few blocks away from the Motel. Humbolt Redwoods State Park, home to the largest contiguous redwood forest in the nation, is 40 miles to the south.

Rooms feature free Wi-Fi and wired internet; wall mounted flat-screen TVs with DISH satellite service and 9 HBO channels. Rooms are equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee makers. Covered parking is free and dogs are welcome – and ALL calls in the 48 US contiguous states are FREE (local, 1+ and 800).

Town House Motel is rated for the best value in Eureka! Guests get more for their money when compared to other hotels in Eureka. As a result, we have been a top TripAdvisor hotel for years and work very hard to earn your trust and maintain that status. Take a few moments to read our Guest Reviews and see what others have to say.

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Location, convenience and pricing - score!!!

My first stay at anchor Beach Inn, and I was very impressed with the rooms, the location, the price and the employees. They have view rooms, but mine wasn’t one of those, so no opinions on that. But the room I had was extra clean and spacious and extremely comfortable after a day on the trails in the Redwoods. Their continental breakfast was better than most and was well attended when I went through – THAT always tells you something. GOLDENDALE, WA TRIPADVISOR GUEST
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