John Coffee Hays, a president of the Mt Whitney Power Company, in 1910 built this house for his wife who, as story has it, had an aversion to square rooms. The ingenious placement of the many bays and dormers make this structure intriguing and enliven its basic rectangular shape. In 1913, it was sold to Chas A Whitmore, owner and publisher of the Visalia Daily Times, forerunner of the Visalia Times Delta. Colonial Revival/Craftsman c. 1910. This property is one of the Historic Homes of Visalia and a beauty. Over 3200 square feet, oak wood flooring, wood casing, wainscoting, a sunroom, a summer room, 2 breakfast rooms, formal dining, 1 c. Wedgewood 5 burner stove in the kitchen. Air conditioning on lower level (1997), 2 evaporative coolers, whole house exhaust fan, claw tubs, 1/3 acre of magnificent yard area with brick walking paths, patios and fountain. The original carriage house is still in place. Beautiful woodwork throughout this beautiful home. Call today for appt.