February 3, 2022, 10:40 am
This week, enjoy a curated catalog of some of our most impressive properties located in the SGV – and all for under $1.6 Million. Featuring a stunning two-story Spanish Revival, a historic Queen Anne-Style home, a modern Monrovia duplex, desirable Altadena-Eaton Canyon residences, and two illustrious locations on South Orange Grove Boulevard. These diverse homes showcase some of the best neighborhoods the San Gabriel Valley has to offer.
Pasadena | 1927 Spanish Colonial Revival
2216 Cooley Place | $1,599,000
Located in the desirable Brigden Ranch neighborhood is this impressive 1927 two-story Spanish Mediterranean that has been well maintained, renovated, and redesigned with exquisite attention to detail at every turn. This three bedroom, two bath home with pool and spa offers everything you need and want in a home today. The beautifully landscaped front yard and private porch sets the mood as you approach the home. The bright and cheerful yellow front door welcomes you into this lovely home’s formal living room which is accented with a beautiful fireplace, built-in shelves, plantation shutters and coved ceilings. The kitchen was fully remodeled in 2015 with custom cabinetry, quartz countertops, farm-sink, and stainless-steel appliances. The upstairs level spacious primary bedroom provides an escape with multiple sitting areas including a private generous balcony to enjoy SoCal sunsets daily. The private backyard is your very own oasis, starting with the oversized heated pool with spa and surrounded by drought tolerant landscape.
Monrovia | Historic Queen Anne-style
139 North Ivy Avenue | $1,398,000
Gorgeous historic landmark located in North Monrovia within walking distance of Myrtle Avenue shops and restaurants. This house was built near the turn of the century for merchant George W. Black and family. It exhibits both Queen Anne and Colonial Revival architectural styles with a steeply pitched side-gabled roof crowning the residence, fish scale shingles in the gable peaks, and double-hung Queen Anne style windows. The home is two stories with more than 2,000 sqft of living space. In 2020, new two-zone central air was installed as well as new carpeting on the second floor. The home features four large bedrooms, three baths, and a detached garage. There is a large swimming pool with safety fencing.The home is currently operated as a duplex and can also function as a single-family residence. Ideal for the discerning family or investor looking for a historic crown jewel residence in Monrovia.
Altadena | 1949 Traditional
2109 North Grand Oaks Avenue | $1,549,000
Located in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Altadena and just steps from Eaton Canyon where you can enjoy hiking, horseback riding and taking your dog for a walk. This home boasts the “Grandest” oak tree on Grand Oaks Avenue, and it makes for a magnificent landmark when lit-up at night. Custom iron and glasswork provide an exquisite modern look to this mid-century home as they round out the courtyard where you can take in the incredible mountain views. The large living room with a functioning gas fireplace and office space is a great dual-purpose space. The dining area has an in-wall fireplace feature and is adjacent to the kitchen and den creating a desirable open concept living/entertaining area. Bathrooms are fully remodeled with custom floating cabinetry, quartz countertops, and high-end fixtures. Both the front and backyard have been updated to synthetic turf and drip irrigation for water conservation as well as LED landscape lighting to save on electricity. Mature trees and foliage create a backyard oasis where there are three entertaining areas, a covered patio right off of the den with a ceiling, a large open patio that is rough plumbed with hot and cold water, waste and gas for a future outdoor kitchen as well as additional fire features, and lastly a sitting area under a wispy tree to catch up on a good book at the very rear of the property.
Altadena | 1948 Tradtional
2282 New York Drive | $1,298,000
Located in the sought-after town of Altadena, this immaculate 1948 traditional four-bedroom, 2 bath family home has been tastefully updated with all the modern amenities of today. The open floor plan allows for a natural flow, with light airy rooms leading towards the tranquil pool area. Enjoy spectacular views of the San Gabriel Mountains from the inviting living room with its fireplace and exposed beam ceiling along with its warm wood floors. The fully updated kitchen is ideal for entertaining and offers stainless steel appliances, natural stone counters and ample cabinetry. The spacious dining room with baking area offers easy access via sliding French doors to the outdoor patio, perfect for family gatherings. Other highlights of the home include a den/home office, a laundry area with built-in cabinets, updated doors and windows throughout, newer central air and heat unit, a newer tankless water heater and a fully updated ¾ hall bath. The home also offers an automatic driveway gate and a detached 2-car garage. Don’t miss this gracious home, with stunning curb appeal, on one of our area’s most desirable streets.
Pasadena | Architect Harold J. Bissner Jr.
845 South Orange Grove Boulevard | $1,150,000
This iconic building was designed by Architect Harold J. Bissner Jr. and has been designated a Mills Act Building. This front-end unit is located on the second floor with walls of windows and enjoys tree-top vistas over South Orange Grove. Spacious rooms include a formal entry hall, large living room with fireplace, dining area, and den with built-in bookcases. There are two large bedrooms including a roomy master with a customized wall-length closet. The amenities include a white tiled kitchen with hardwood floors, limestone counters in baths oversized showers & recessed lighting. There is abundant storage, built-in washer and dryer hook-ups, and balcony/l patio off the den and kitchen. Minutes from downtown L.A., close to Old Town Pasadena and Glendale, this is the perfect spot to enjoy urban living in a premier residential neighborhood.
Pasadena | Mid-Century Mountain View Condo
945 South Orange Grove Boulevard | $875,000
Located just south of distinguished early 20th century homes including the Gamble House and Wrigley Mansion on ‘Millionaire’s Row’ is the mid-century modern condo building where this unit is for sale. Set back from the boulevard, the building consists of 5 two-story pavilions, each with two units, that are surrounded by gardens. A pool and bbq area are in the center. All units are accessed by covered exterior circulation. The pavilions ascend from Orange Grove up the hill to its west, providing each unit views of the San Gabriel mountains beyond. Unit D is accessed through a private patio. Beyond lies a gracious living room with a fireplace and floor to ceiling, steel frame corner windows with a beautiful view of the mountains. The social spaces and bedrooms feature handsome wood floors. A formal dining room leads to a recently renovated kitchen with clean, tasteful finishes and updated appliances.
Monrovia | Two Homes on a Lot
120 Grand Avenue | $1,099,900
Amazing investment opportunity located in the highly sought-after area of North Monrovia! 118 & 120 Grand Ave is 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 property consists of two separate legal units, with separate gas & electric meters. The front house features approx. 1245 sqft of living space and has 3 bedrooms & 2 baths; including a spacious en-suite, featuring a walk-in closet. The modern kitchen has quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances & ample cabinet storage. Adjacent to the kitchen is an attached 2 car garage w/ laundry hookups. The charming back unit features approx. 930 sqft of living space and has 2 bedrooms & 1 bath w/ a laundry room & carport parking. Located only minutes from Old Town, Goldline Station, restaurants, cafes, shopping, 210/ 605 freeway, and much more. This duplex is primed for any savvy investor or multi-generational families. Come see it today!