Eliza G. Yount House

Built in 1884, this Napa, California beauty was built for Eliza Yount, the widow of one of Napa’s most successful pioneers.

Yount sought a grand and fashionable residence when she commissioned it, and went to San Francisco to hire architects Curtis and Bennett. John M. Curtis designed many public buildings in Northern California, including the Placer County Courthouse in Auburn (below).

With more than 50 windows and five chimneys, this stunner was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.

A 2021 news story in the Napa Valley Register said the mansion was to become a group home for recently-released prisoners with clinical mental illness.

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