Home Tour

Step inside the beautiful homes of our community and hear the stories and inspiration that built them.

Home Tour: The Daniels Domain – Mediterranean Elegance Envelops Young Family

Text by Lisa McEwen  I  Photos by Steve Cory   M oving into a new house brings with it plenty of tasks — finding the right furniture, hanging artwork and displaying family photographs — all the duties...

Home Tour: ‘Our Home is our Sanctuary’ Comfortable Fit for Parents with Adolescent Boys

Text by Lisa McEwen  I  Photos by Steve Cory   H ome is headquarters for millions of families these days, where the kitchen table doubles as a school desk or the living room becomes a make-shift corporate...

Home Tour: A Heart-Filled Home – How a DIY mom turns a house into...

Text by Lisa McEwen  I  Photos by Steve Cory   M aintaining an organized home while parenting four children is challenging for even the best of parents. Throw in several home improvement projects and it could easily border...
The Darling Hotel

Home Tour: The Darling: An Architectural Gem that Proves Quality is Worth the Wait

Text by Lisa McEwen  I  Photos by Steve Cory   D riving north on Court Street in downtown Visalia, does anyone else wish for a red light at Center Street? If the traffic signal grants your request, it...

Home Tour: Christmas comes early to home of Hanford beekeeper

Text by Lisa McEwen  I  Photos by Steve Cory   The calendar hadn’t turned to October yet when Johnna Crosswell knew that her Christmas decorations were going to go up early, stay up late and be...

The Kautz Bungalow: Downsizing in the Best Little Pocket of Visalia

Text by Lisa McEwen  I  Photos by Steve Cory There are three acres in central Visalia that host what is arguably the most socially active neighborhood in town. Pool parties, Sunday barbecues and evenings spent...

The Hydash Home: ‘Perfectly Eclectic’ Comfort in Quite Neighborhood

Text by Lisa McEwen  I  Photos by Steve Cory   F or two years, the Hydash family circled the neighborhoods of Visalia, searching for their new home. Showing after showing, Kerry and Dan left disappointed, unable to...

The Worthley Home – Quiet in the Country

Text by Lisa McEwen  I  Photos by Cory Media Group Vicki and Steve Worthley’s charming white Victorian-style home has housed and nurtured their family of four children for the last 27 years. Inviting and spacious,...

The Verma Home – Calming and Contemporary

When young married couples begin their lives together, they often share a small apartment or house. Two local health-care providers, Dr. Ashok Verma and physician’s assistant Minu Verma, were no different. It was 1978, and...
Janelle and Bill Bland's home

Downsizing with Style: Janelle and Bill Bland’s Historic Visalia Home Blends Easier Care with...

Text by Lisa McEwen | Photos by Frank Miramontes, DMI Agency W hile millions of Americans were quarantined this spring because of the coronavirus pandemic, many were forced to reflect on a simpler way of life,...