August 2, 2022, 11:13 am
Our newest listings in the San Gabriel Valley are sure to inspire, from a dramatic contemporary home nestled in the San Rafael Hills of Pasadena to a 1920s historical bungalow, there’s something for everyone. Interested in buying in La Cañada? Check out the Mid-Century traditional with a crystal blue pool and spa. Stop by the desirable Bridgen Ranch neighborhood of Pasadena and explore a classic traditional home set against a backdrop of the San Gabriel mountains on a magnolia-lined street.
La Cañada Flintridge | Mid-Century Traditional
5013 Merita Place | $1,998,000
Owned by the same family since 1961, the home has been lovingly maintained and updated through the years. A classic brick walkway takes you to the large entry porch with a huge picture window. As you step into the entry there is a guest bath, a hall to bedrooms, and a living room with a fireplace. The large galley kitchen has custom cabinetry, granite counters, and stainless steel appliances. The rear yard has a large flat lawn, separate spa & oversized swimming pool with dark plaster finish and pool cover. There are solar panels on the roof to heat the pool. Some of the special features are hardwood & tile flooring, large base/crown moldings, newer style windows & doors throughout most of the house, freshly painted interior and exterior in the last few years, and stamped concrete driveway.
Pasadena | The Hyde/Sherman Residence
345 Redwood Drive | $1,875,000
Designed by Argenta Architects, 1989, this dramatic contemporary home in the San Rafael Hills of Pasadena has panoramic city and mountain views. Tastefully updated, 3 stories, with a multi-person elevator that provides easy access to all areas, the dramatic two-story entry leads to an open floor plan that reveals architectural leaded art glass, a floating staircase surrounded by the living and dining rooms which feature wood beamed high cathedral ceilings and walls of glass opening to wrap-around balconies. The sleek custom kitchen is outfitted with an island and peninsula, Quartzite countertops, designer stone backsplash, a complete Miele Appliance Package that includes 2 dishwashers, a refrigerator, microwave wall speed oven combo, wine fridge, induction cooktop, hood, fan, and bread warmer. There is a walk-in pantry and wine cellar. There are 4-ensuite bedrooms, the primary features double closets, an updated sleek primary bathroom with Silestone countertops, and Carrera marble floors. Other features include 2 fireplaces, maple hardwood floors, wood paneling, wood built-ins, recessed LED lighting, several outdoor areas for entertaining, pool and spa, an attached garage, full laundry room, abundant storage, automatic irrigation, outdoor lighting, and a fenced in yard and security system. A well-appointed designer contemporary home that captures sunlight and views from every angle.
Pasadena | Brigden Ranch Traditional
2211 East Woodlyn Road | $1,425,000
Set against a backdrop of the San Gabriel mountains on a magnolia-lined street in beautiful Brigden Ranch, this classic traditional home, updated throughout with modern amenities, is in pristine move-in condition. An inviting formal entry leads to the living room with an elegant fireplace, crown molding, plantation shutters, and hardwood floors. Spacious gourmet kitchen features Caesarstone countertops, plentiful storage in custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, and a light-filled breakfast nook. Formal dining room opens to the garden and a private, landscaped courtyard. Master suite offers a fireplace, high ceilings with recessed lighting, spacious walk-in closet, and French doors opening directly onto the courtyard, perfect for enjoying a leisurely meal al fresco. Luxurious master bath features Caesarstone counters, seamless glass shower, and large Jacuzzi tub. Two bedrooms share an updated bath with modern fixtures and custom cabinetry. Spacious laundry room with included washer and dryer can double as an exercise or utility room. Huge backyard invites the new owner to create their own vegetable garden, spacious lawn, or pool. Central air, a detached garage, and a beautiful, productive garden with fig, olive, and citrus trees round out this gorgeous home.
Pasadena | Historic Airplane Bungalow
1799 Loma Vista Street | $1,100,000
Aptly known as The Terrell House to local architecture and design aficionados, the home at the corner of 1799 Loma Vista St. presents itself as a small memento of Pasadena cultural history with a rich background to match. Designed/ built in 1921 by California native Harry Terrell. this home is an awesome example of an Airplane Bungalow with classic craftsman features. The second story of the home sits like a cockpit above the first story roof, spreading like wings about to take flight. Coupled with large mature trees, wood siding, and a striking wisteria this home is beautiful as it is special. Formal living room with hardwood flooring, mahogany woodwork throughout including crown molding, and of course, no historic Pasadena home would be complete without a Batchelder tile fireplace. A large formal dining room offers a built-in buffet and cabinets as well as original leaded glass windows. Highlighting the main level are the unique built-in lawyer bookcases and fold-down desk in the library. Curl up with a book or conduct business in this dreamy space filled with character and period charm. Two bedrooms/ two bathrooms along with a bright, kitchen and laundry room complete the first floor while the second level belongs to the en-suite primary bedroom alone. The 458 SF, one bedroom, 1 bath, living area, and kitchen complete guest house. With loving restoration, this house can showcase its true character and pedigree.
Pasadena | South Orange Grove Townhome
785 South Orang Grove #4 | $1,025,000
This is an amazing end-unit townhome in a highly sought-after complex on South Orange Grove. The main level includes a large living room, and powder room, ideal for entertaining guests and family. A fireplace, multiple built-ins, plantation shutters, and sliding glass doors add to the charm. Adjacent to the living room you will find a glass slider that leads to your own wooden deck and private entrance from the street. The kitchen has been updated by the current owners and features large windows and an abundance of natural light. The owner has also updated all of the glass sliders and windows with custom, triple-pane glass – substantially decreasing white noise, caused by Orange Grove traffic. Both bedrooms are upstairs and are designed as suites. The master has cathedral ceilings, built-in vanity, a large walk-in closet, and an updated bathroom. The second suite also has an updated bathroom, large closet, plantation shutters, as well as a balcony. Between the suites is an oversized landing at the top of the stairs, ideal for a home office or reading room. The complex features two parking spots per unit and has its own park-style garden. Close to Old Pasadena, Downtown LA, 110 and 210 Freeways.