- Historic Sites
Kimberly Crest House And Gardens
The 7,000 square foot, three-story chateau sits on a six and one quarter acre estate two miles south of downtown Redlands. The house’s unique features include a French revival parlor complete with gilt furniture and silk damask wall coverings. Terraced Italian gardens, orange groves and ponds surround this historic landmark home. The lily ponds feature radiant Koi; vivid red, pink and yellow lilies against deep green majestic lotus blossoms; and papyrus. The Kimberly Crest House Tour includes a docent guided tour of the first and second floors of the petite chateau while guests learn about the families of Kimberly Crest. The tours also includes a visit to the Carriage House to see the latest of the rotating exhibits anzd end in the Carriage House Gift Shop.