DPP May 5, 2022
From an early 1900s Craftsman to a stately 1926 Spanish Style there’s a little something for everyone on our curated list of offerings in the San Gabriel Valley. Head on over to the desirable San Rafael Hills neighborhood of Pasadena and explore a 1949 Mid-Century with stunning views of the San Gabriel Mountains. Looking to buy in charming Sierra Madre? We have a centrally located turnkey modern abode that may be just what you’ve been searching for.
Monrovia | W.A. Baxter House
172 North Primrose Avenue | $1,900,000
Located in one of the most desirable areas of North Monrovia, the W.A. Baxter house offers vintage charm and curb appeal on an oversized, double lot. This early 1900s Craftsman provides many original features, boasting 3,500+ square feet of living space and period details including a boxed beamed ceiling, built-ins throughout, clawfoot tubs, wood-burning fireplace, wood floors, and more. Upon entry, you will walk into a library with custom built-in bookshelves on your left and an open living room area to your right with a beautiful stone fireplace. Both rooms have oversized windows with lovely views of the front yard. You will find three bedrooms and three bathrooms on the main floor, and the upstairs offers five bedrooms, three of which have balconies, and three bathrooms. The dining areas have built-in hutches; the kitchen is light and bright with two sinks, a breakfast nook, a sewing area and windows galore looking out to the gorgeous backyard. The possibilities are endless with this extra-large yard that includes a fenced off pool and spa, peaceful sitting areas, mountain views, flowerbeds, a huge grass area, and many fruit trees including tangerine, loquat, lemon, avocado, and pomegranate. Stop by, take in all the amazing vintage charm, bring your vision, and make this your new home.
La Cañada Flintridge | Mid-Century Ranch
4750 Hayman Avenue | $1,699,000
This Mid-Century Ranch has been owned by the same family for over 60 years, and offers three bedrooms, two bathrooms. The living room has a fireplace, hardwood floors and sliding doors that overlook the patio and expansive yard with a pool and beautiful mountain views. The eat-in kitchen includes a pantry and laundry area, which leads to a two-car garage. The dining room offers large windows and a door that leads to the entertainer’s patio. Located conveniently near Memorial Park, Town Center, Churches, Farmers Market on Saturdays and near a La Cañada Elementary School. Schools are in the award-winning La Cañada Unified School District. This home is ready to be updated with your personal touch.
Sierra Madre | Turnkey Modern
254 Grove Street | $1,688,800
Nestled at the base of the San Gabriel mountains. This modern home is perfect for the special buyer who demands quality finished work at its best! In a time where flexible space, outdoor areas, and peace of mind are more important than ever, this turnkey four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath home checks all the boxes. The spacious kitchen is conveniently located adjacent to the dining room and flows to the living room and the outdoors, ideal for family gatherings. You will love spending time by the cozy brick fireplace. The sliding glass door leads to a serene backyard with peek-a-boo views of the mountain. With summer right around the corner, refresh and unwind by relaxing or dining alfresco and sipping your favorite beverage while watching the world go by. One of the en-suites is on the first floor. There are three bedrooms and two baths on the second floor and a separate laundry room and an additional en-suite on the first floor. The primary bedroom on the second floor boasts a spacious and luxe shower with dual vanities, offering a spa-like vibe. With dual-pane windows and recessed lighting, this home provides ample light in every room day or night. Located moments from award-winning Sierra Madre Schools, hiking trails, parks, library, Playhouse, cafes, Whole Foods Market, Trader Joe’s, and the town’s shopping and dining district.
Altadena | 1926 Spanish
1616 Morada Place | $1,599,000
This romantic 1926 Spanish offers the perfect blend of original charm, architectural details, and present-day upgrades. The private entry gate, surrounded by impressive arches and colorful landscaping, leads to a wonderfully serene patio – the perfect place to enjoy morning coffee or afternoon drinks. Once inside the living room, notice the light from the grand-scale arched front window that floods the living and dining area. The view from the window of the majestic San Gabriel mountains in the distance is mesmerizing. Hardwood floors, a barrel ceiling, and a lovely fireplace add to the character of this special room. Entertaining is easy in the adjacent spacious dining room enhanced with hardwood floors, coved ceiling, and large storage space. The study/den is perfect to work from home. Off the large centre hallways are the three bedrooms and a spacious, updated, grey-on-grey full bathroom with a corner shower and double sinks. Downstairs is a multi-purpose room – currently used as a bedroom but could be a family room, she shacks, man cave, or kids corner. With a long driveway for additional parking, the two-car garage might be an opportunity as an ADU. Located in the desirable Country Club area of Altadena enjoy neighborhood walks, hiking trails, coffee shops, and restaurants close by.
Pasadena | San Rafael Hills Mid-Century
100 Sequoia Drive | $1,599,000
This two-story, 1949 California Mid-Century with views of the majestic San Gabriel Mountains is located in the desirable San Rafael Hills neighborhood. Tastefully cared for and well maintained by the current owner since 1995. The main level offers a welcome entry, two bedrooms, one bathroom, a formal dining room, a spacious kitchen with plenty of storage, and a formal living room accented by a great fireplace and a large window with views of the San Gabriel Mountains and lovely backyard. The lower level of the home offers the third bedroom, second bathroom, laundry room, and generous family room accented with a fireplace and plenty of windows to enjoy views of the patio/backyard. The backyard continues the relaxed mood of the home with a large patio, lush landscaping, and a streaming water feature landing in a beautiful pond toward the lower level of the backyard. Enjoy the lower large patio with your favorite beverage while enjoying the water feature and the serene outdoor space. This home is centrally located and minutes away from Old Pasadena, the iconic Rose Bowl, Arroyo Seco, trendy Eagle Rock and Highland Park shops and restaurants, Dodger Stadium and Downtown LA.
Pasadena | 1922 Bungalow
660 North Chester Avenue | $1,599,000
Occupying a sunny block off of Orange Grove Boulevard, this sweet Bungalow home charms instantly with its traditional facade and generous front windows. Shaded by an ancient oak tree, the large front yard embraces a cool and unassuming aura, welcoming visitors and passerbys alike with its front porch and rustic brick details. First built in 1922 with two bedrooms and one bath, original details and bright spaces make this home timeless and flexible for all living arrangements. Hardwood floors grace the entire home and connect rooms seamlessly. Highlighting the home are the living room and dining room: warm, open, and inviting; they anchor the space and provide easy entertaining areas. The good-sized kitchen area is just what you’d expect from this traditional home; a garden window opening to the driveway, along with access to the connected laundry/mudroom with plenty of storage and connection to the outdoor patio space. Rounding out this home, the backyard is accommodating and open to your vision with plenty of patio space as well as a bonus shed and a 204 square foot garage/studio, that gives you tons of storage and creative options. Well-maintained with a hard to beat location, this home benefits from its close proximity to Pasadena hotspots on Lake Avenue, neighborhood parks like McDonald Park and the Jefferson Rec Center, and some of the best schools in the area. Nearby commuting choices include the 210, 134, and 110 freeways as well as the Metro Gold Line. Highly walkable and bikeable, this home is part of a great community and presents an amazing opportunity to be your new home.
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