dppre October 21, 2020
You’ll never want to leave this modern Craftsman style residence complete with a cozy theater room and sparkling swimming pool. There’s even more to virtually explore with a Spanish style view home in Pasadena and a distinguished rental in coveted lower Bel-Air.
La Crescenta | Exquisite Modern Craftsman-Style
2441 Laughlin Avenue | $2,375,000
An exquisite modern craftsman-style home, custom built in 2002 with impeccable quality and finishes. The main home offers four bedrooms and three and a half baths providing modern luxury with old world charm and grace. The open floor plan adjoins the den/gathering room and gourmet kitchen. The den has hardwood flooring, a stone fireplace, built-in bookcases and glass doors leading to the expansive backyard where a one bedroom, one bathroom pool/guest house is located. The kitchen has granite countertops, center island, custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances and travertine floor. East of the kitchen is the dining room with built-in wine shelves and glass doors leading to a covered outdoor area. The formal step-down living room has newer carpet, cranberry color painted walls and a wooden ceiling. Guest/powder bathroom located on main level. All bedrooms are en-suite and located upstairs. Primary airy bedroom has a huge walk-in closet, private bathroom and balcony. Central landing area leads to additional three bedrooms and indoor laundry room. Fourth bedroom includes a private loft. There is a theater/media room located on the lower level, as is the garage entrance. The two-car attached garage is used as a home gym, storage and tool area which can easily be modified for cars. Oversized, backyard has a patio, gazebo, firepit, spa with a waterfall feature cascading into sparkling pool, lush lawn and a self-contained garden area.
Pasadena | 1924 Spanish View Home
540 Alta Vista Avenue | $1,995,000
1920s era Spanish home in the tree-studded hills of South Pasadena highlights its Mediterranean Villa roots via a landscaped courtyard, fountain and tile roof. Roomy double balconies and garden areas offer panoramic vistas over South Pasadena to the Colorado Street bridge, Pasadena and the San Gabriel mountains. The two-story home is connected by an elegant wide staircase. Each floor features two bedrooms and a bath with large open-plan living and dining rooms anchored by flex spaces featuring beautiful fireplaces – one a stunning Batchelder-style. Refinished hardwood floors, arched doorways, tall ceilings, French doors, terra-cotta tile flooring, subway tile and vintage stove are just some of the period details that make for timeless style and beautiful living. Under the garage which is located at street level is a bonus room just awaiting your imagination to become a home office, workout room, play room just steps from the kitchen and outdoor dining area. With the indoor-outdoor flow, flexible spaces, one den already set up as a home school/office, and many garden areas – including a charming tree house – this home is perfect for the needs of today.
Arcadia | Rancho Santa Anita Cape Cod-Style
821 San Simeon Road | $1,895,000
Nestled comfortably under a canopy of magnolia, citrus and oak this inviting and welcoming shingled Cape Cod is a fine example of the residences for which the Rancho Santa Anita community of Arcadia is known. This home has enjoyed the benefit of single-family ownership for over 50 years and presents an exceptional opportunity for continued enjoyment, whether by renovation or development. Featured are formal living and dining rooms with classic wainscot and moldings, a large kitchen with generous pantry, wine storage and sunny breakfast room, a unique master suite with jacuzzi tub, three additional bedrooms, a large den and sun porch. Clever innovations throughout are a testament to the inventive nature of the long-time owner and creative design features are endless. Accenting the massive rear grounds are an expansive covered patio, owner-built outdoor brick oven, a sparkling pool and an encircling screen of mature trees.
Rancho Mission Viejo | Remodeled Two-Story
20 Formero Street | $1,748,000
Rancho Mission Viejo’s premier residence that captures the richness of the community, the Hilltop at Escencia. This exquisitely remodeled home with approximately $400,000 in upgrades offers 3,943 square feet with four bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms and a casita. This model-perfect property is a Restoration Hardware-inspired masterpiece, blending elements of chic comfort with resort living on a generous 7,667 square foot lot. The sweeping open floor plan starts with an inviting game room with a built in custom bar that opens to the outdoor courtyard. As you stroll through your courtyard, you will find a luxurious casita which enjoys an outdoor fireplace and lounge area, its own heating/AC and is perfect for guest quarters. The spacious bright living room with a gorgeous custom wood panel wall featuring a fireplace and opening to the backyard that are perfect for indoor-outdoor entertaining. The gourmet chef’s kitchen features a polished, oversized, one-of-a-kind marble island, custom tile backsplash and top-of-the line appliances with a built in Miele automated coffee and drink maker. The kitchen blends into the dining area with custom built in cabinetry. Relax in the comfort of your oversized master suite with his and hers walk-in closets and dual vanities. Three secondary bedroom and two en suites and bonus area to round out the second level. Enjoy your outdoor entertaining with the hand cut natural stone lined salt water pool with two grottos, hand cut stone fountain and hand cut stone fire pit.
Bel-Air | Colonial Revival
963 Moraga Drive | For Lease $15,000/mo.
Stunning Colonial Revival in coveted lower Bel Air. Step into this gem and you are welcomed into a home of gracious living and outstanding amenities. Sophisticated and thoughtfully detailed remodeling and updating by KCK Architects. Generous bay and picture windows, classic multi-paned windows, along with the new LED lighting creating a light, bright ambience. All new oak wood flooring completes the grand living room, dining room and great room. New contemporary open kitchen designed with generous cabinetry, Dekton counters, skylight, rectangular island, and all new stainless steel appliances including Bertolucci stove. The remodeled great room offers a new mini-kitchen, cabinetry and audio closet. Sliding glass doors open onto a beautifully landscaped yard with rock rain garden and patio perfect for outdoor dining. All bathrooms provide meticulously chosen new finishes and HansGrohe fixtures. The elegant curved staircase leads to a master suite and luxurious new bathroom with skylight and porcelain soaking tub and shower. There are two sweet Jack and Jill bedrooms, one with an annex of charming wall and ceiling beadboard. All oak wood flooring upstairs has been lovingly restored. Other upgrades include – new roof, new security systems, lighting, ring cameras and central alarm, new laundry room, large screen TV monitors in master and great room, 2 car garage with charging station and secure 3rd parking space.
Sierra Madre | Remodeled View Home
679 Camillo Road | $1,250,000
In the quiet of the Sierra Madre foothills just minutes from the center of town, a newly remodeled Spanish-style home awaits its newest owners. Elegantly designed iron and glass doors welcome you into this light-filled two-story home. The well thought out floor plan flows easily through the entire downstairs as it features a beautiful living room, formal dining room, opening up to the kitchen and family room that begs to host holidays and all the large social gatherings. The back wall of windows and glass doors reveals an expansive flat backyard – rare in today’s market. This home is as comfortable being ground zero for entertaining as it is enjoying every day pleasures like snuggling in front of the stone wall fireplace. All three of the bedrooms and bathrooms are over-sized, with one bedroom and bathroom downstairs, and the remaining bedroom, bathroom and master bedroom suite upstairs. In the master suite you can escape out to the large attached patio and watch the city lights dance in the distance, or step into relaxation in the spa-like oversized shower.
Eagle Rock | View Home
5343 Hilltop Road | $949,000
Looking for your own Modern Contemporary ‘Hilltop’ in a great neighborhood you can truly call home? This diamond in the rough is looking for a new owner to renovate, re-imagine or reinvent this home and bring back its charm and character! This spacious home offers three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and two car attached garage at the end of a cul-de-sac. The two guest bedrooms offer ample closet space and share their own private balcony. The Master bedroom includes a spacious closet, vaulted ceiling, and a private loft with a unique spiral staircase that is perfect for a home office to meet today’s work from home needs. The main living spaces include a formal entry, formal living room, formal family room, formal dining room, kitchen, and breakfast area. Features include vaulted ceilings, wood floors, lots of windows, and granite counter tops throughout. The side yard is a blank canvas waiting for any number of landscaping opportunities!
Pasadena | 1964 Traditional
1500 East Woodbury Road | $745,000
Nestled in the northwest area of Pasadena, this cozy three bedroom, two bath home features a lovely and open living area that encompasses the kitchen, dining area, and living room complete with views of the expansive backyard. A broad deck extending off of the living room provides an excellent place to enjoy the tranquil outdoors with your morning coffee or while entertaining and dining al fresco. The large lot offers ample space for many possibilities such as adding on to the home, BBQ island, play area, a pool, or even a vegetable garden. Don’t miss this opportunity to make your dreams a reality.
Pasadena | Mediterranean Townhome
985 North Michillinda Avenue, #211 | $695,000
Spacious Mediterranean style townhome featuring an open floor plan and high ceilings. There is a wonderful dining area and living room with fireplace which opens onto a private balcony perfect to enjoy sunset views. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances and granite counters. Upstairs you will find two spacious bedroom suites, one of which is the master with large walk-in closet. Built in 2007, the community offers private gated entrance, landscaped courtyard and subterranean parking with storage. Conveniently located close to Sierra Madre Village’s restaurants and boutiques and Hastings Ranch shopping. Truly Move-In condition.
Alhambra | Penthouse Condominium
1011 Stoneman Avenue, #8 | $550,000
Excellent location in North Alhambra bordering San Marino. It is rare to find a single-story penthouse condo with high ceilings. Offers a spacious living room with fireplace, formal dining room facing the outdoor balcony area that is perfect for your morning coffee. The open kitchen connects to the breakfast nook with floor to ceiling windows offering treetop views. The master suite is spacious with a separate seating area. Features wood-like flooring throughout, washer/dryer hook up inside the unit, central/heat system, newer water heater, newer refrigerator, newer dishwasher and newer washer and dryer. Secured-accessed building with elevator, HOA includes water, trash and maintenance. Ideal neighborhood within close proximity to market, shops and doctor offices.
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