Our Mansion is a Victorian Bed and Breakfast Nestled in the Gold Country. In the early 1880s more than 20 years after the California gold rush ended and the mines were considered barren Harold T. Power struck it rich on his familys mine the aptly named Hidden Treasure. Mr. Power used this fortune to build a lavish Victorian mansion which occupied a full city block in the heart of gold country and frequently housed Herbert Hoover then a young mining engineer himself. The estate has since been converted into Powers Mansion Inn an elegant bed and breakfast filled with period antiques. Owners Alfred and Peggy Lee have undertaken painstaking renovations to preserve the property including building retaining walls to save a 108yearold oak tree.
The inn which has been voted the areas Best Bed and Breakfast by the Auburn Journal seven years in a row features 16 rooms and suites all uniquely decorated with authentic Victorian artwork and wall coverings. The Power room the mansions original master bedroom shimmers with shades of gold from its baywindow curtains to the linens on its fourposter bed. In Kristynns room guests have private access to an antique clawfoot bathtub and an oldfashioned pull toilet.
Alfred and Peggy have filled the inns gentlemens and ladies parlors with antique wing chairs oriental rugs and Charles Dickenss prom photos. Enjoy afternoon tea service in the dining room read a book on the terraced garden patio or head to The Power Club next door for a housemade complimentary breakfast hosted by the hotel. This Irish pub and brewery which Alfred dedicated to the memory of his dear friend James Visel Powerthe grandson of Harold T. Powerbrews its own awardwinning handcrafted beers and serves filet mignon and fresh salmon.
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