8 Homes for the Outdoor Entertainer

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With summer just around the corner, the weather is heating up and so are our listings! Whether it be a sparkling swimming pool, a rooftop deck or even an outdoor fireplace, there’s a little something for every aspiring entertainer. Explore a sleek modern residence in Pasadena with an inviting Infinity pool. Don’t miss the English style residence in idyllic Altadena complete with an outdoor kitchen – perfect for that Fourth of July barbecue.

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Pasadena | Cutting Edge Modern Masterpiece

1430 Arroyo View Drive | $7,900,000

Impeccable and meticulously designed new construction situated on a beautiful tree-lined street in coveted Linda Vista. You’ll be enthralled by walls of glass that frame treetop and mountain views, as well as an eye-catching indoor-outdoor see-thru fireplace. A well-presented primary suite downstairs highlights a generous walk-in closet, diamond-polished concrete floors, custom built-in cabinet with refrigerator and espresso closet, plus a Moon Gray marble shower. Outdoor terraces create an indoor/outdoor flow where you can host visitors and delight in nature. Admire lush panoramas while dining alfresco on sumptuous fare made in your Jordan Brown-built kitchens. Take a refreshing dip in the zero-edge Infinity pool or melt your stress away in the Jacuzzi while verdant olive trees add to the serene ambiance.

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Pasadena | Extraordinary Architectural Modern Compound 

1155 Linda Vista Avenue | $8,000,000

Architecturally significant, newly constructed compound on over half an acre. Sensitively designed within a grove of old-growth California oak trees on the western bank of Pasadena’s iconic Rose Bowl. A striking yet restrained palette of concrete, steel, glass and wood combined with grand scale and expansive angled gables complements and embraces the inherent serenity of nature and site. Large east/west swimmers pool and spa flanked by two of large specimen oak trees on-axis with the property, with separate guest house to the north, office/studio building to the south and pool bath house to the west all offering soaring ceilings of a unique double gable design. Crescent motor court with flanked two, two-car garages to entice the motoring enthusiast.

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Altadena | Country Club English

2427 N Holliston Avenue | $2,499,000

This truly, picture-perfect English is located in the highly desirable Country Club neighborhood. The four bedroom, three bath home, with a stunning detached, fully-appointed pool house, is filled with the grace and elegance of the period married with all the modern amenities desired today. The show-stopping backyard has intimate seating areas, an outdoor kitchen, a built-in fire pit, a bocce ball court and numerous patios that all wrap the dark bottomed PebbleTec pool with a raised, stacked stone spa. It is an idyllic place to entertain friends or to simply retreat after a hectic day. You feel like you are at your own personal resort. Don’t miss this incredible property, set in our magnificent San Gabriel Mountain treasured community.

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Rancho Palos Verdes | Rolling Hills Mid-Century Modern | Architect Edward Fickett, A.I.A

31 Silver Spring Drive | $1,995,000

In the early stages of the Rollingwood Development, this Model E Mid Century was one of the most luxurious designs one could choose from to build their dream home. Designed specifically for entertaining, 31 Silver Spring has been masterfully restored by the current owners to compliment the original Edward Fickett vision. An incredibly bright living room with vaulted ceilings, a floor to ceiling chimney and open dining area benefit from rare 180 degree coastal views of the South Bay and beyond. Tongue and groove ceilings, restored wooden floors and custom walnut cabinetry were carefully chosen to ensure that the home retained its original Mid Century glory. Fickett’s original layout was thoughtful, separating the entertaining areas from the family room, primary suite and two additional bedrooms. Entirely overhauled in 2016, the home comes with all new systems, central HVAC with Nest thermostat, new Jeld-Wen wood frame double insulated windows, Western Window Systems sliding glass doors, a built in 5.1 surround sound system in the large den, an all new GAF Timberline roof and more. A spacious two-car garage has a bonus room with AC, perfect for an office or playroom. The large backyard with carefully designed drought tolerant landscaping around the perimeters, allows for plenty of play-space and outdoor get-togethers with friends and family. Conveniently located within the Silver Spur, Palos Verdes Intermediate and Peninsula school districts. A bespoke restoration in one of the rarest pockets of Palos Verdes, now ready for its next transfer of legacy.

Santa Monica | International-Style Home

540 Adelaide Drive | $9,895,000

Even today Adelaide exudes the flair and understated elegance from the early days in part due to the owners and preservationists who value its history and the quintessential nature that surrounds it. Placed on a gracious almost half an acre of flat land, embraced by ocean breezes, canyon, and ocean vistas, this International-style house sits proudly among the many remaining vintage and architectural homes along the southwest rim of the Santa Monica Canyon. The gracious horseshoe driveway provides easy access and privacy for the residents to enter. The main story includes the grand living room and bar, an enclosed garden room connecting the living room to the exterior grounds, the modern kitchen and breakfast area also accessing the outdoors, and a formal dining room plus an office/study or bedroom. The upper level offers an additional four bedrooms and three bathrooms, including the grand main bedroom which opens to opposite balconies facing the Pacific Ocean and the sprawling gardens and pool area. The house provides an opportunity to modernize and potentially add on to in a myriad of ways. The current combination of the stately grounds, timeless style, the proper garage, and attached pool house embodies elegance and at the same time opportunity. The street has and continues to attract architects, artists, writers musicians, and successful Hollywood personalities.

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Monrovia | Turnkey Traditional

321 North Mountain Avenue | $1,475,000

Stunning Northern Monrovia Foothills home, located on an inviting cul-de-sac with gorgeous mountain views. This home has a wonderful flow with a lovely kitchen, 4 bedrooms, and three bathrooms. Remodeled and expanded with all integral systems updated including a dual zoned 5 ton HVAC, double-paned windows, copper plumbing, recessed lighting, new insulation, a gorgeous master suite, and Italian tile. In the back yard, relax poolside or enjoy the outdoor grill area. Located a short distance from Old Town Monrovia and scenic trails. This home has a lot to offer, its features are extensive and best appreciated in person. This turnkey property will not last long!

Monrovia | Craftsman Duplex

248 Stedman Place | $998,000

Amazing investment opportunity located in the highly sought after area of North Monrovia. Perfect as an income property or for an owner-user to live in one unit and rent the other, or perhaps rent both and enjoy the passive income. The front house features approx. 725 square feet of living space plus an 160 square foot detached carriage house, which is ideal for today’s needs. The home features a light and bright living room, dual pane windows, modern kitchen with quartz counter tops, stainless steel appliances & new flooring. Adjacent to the kitchen is an attached one-car garage with laundry hookups. The back one bedroom, one bath unit features approximately 400 square feet of living space and has a cozy fireplace in the living room. Spacious backyard offers two separate sitting areas, an avocado tree and is perfect for entertaining. Located only minutes from Downtown Monrovia, Metro Goldline Station, restaurants, shopping, 210/ 605 freeway and much more. This duplex is primed for any savvy investor or multi-generational living.

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Glendora | Custom Turnkey Colonial

853 East Leadora Avenue | $1,270,000

This custom Colonial home in North Glendora is picture perfect. The original builder designed and built this home for his daughter and the detail and quality shows. You can feel how solid this home is as you walk through. Newer hardwood floors throughout, generous size bedrooms, grand uite has private balcony with mountain views, dual closets, bathroom includes large tub, dual sinks, and spacious walk-in shower. Owners recently added a private office off the primary suite with a separate split A/C unit (not included in square footage – approximately 300 square feet). Kitchen was updated in 2015 with granite counters, spacious island, farmers sink, and opens to the great room with fireplace. Kitchen looks out into the backyard and has direct access to patio – great layout for entertaining. The backyard is fully enclosed with a newly installed wood fence, and access gates at both side entries. Low maintenance gardens in front and back. Formal dining off kitchen opens to living room with lots of windows and natural light. All windows are newer Milgard dual pane low E glass. Home has central vacuum system which current owners have really appreciated. Tankless water heater was installed in 2019. Three-car garage with charging station. 16 Tesla solar panels added in 2017 – fully paid. Walking distance to top Glendora schools – Sellers, Cullen, and Goddard Junior High School. Property is comfortably landscaped in one of Glendora’s most desired areas.

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