Monterey Colonial by Roland Coate sits in the original Busch Gardens

By Neal J. Leitereg

This Monterey Colonial, designed by Roland E. Coate, is rooted in Pasadena tradition.

The stately two-story sits on what was once part of Busch Gardens, a park built more than a century ago by brewing magnate Adolphus Busch. Fittingly, a feature of the 1950s home is a balcony embellished in lacy woodwork that provides a vantage point for taking in the leafy grounds.

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The details

Location: 571 Busch Place, Pasadena, 91105

Asking price: $2.55 million

Year built: 1951

House size: 2,705 square feet, three bedrooms, 3.25 bathrooms

Lot size: 0.4 acres

Features: Inner courtyard with fountain; formal living room with built-ins and wet bar; sunroom; eat-in kitchen with center island; den/office; terraced gardens; outdoor dining area; mature landscaping

About the area: In October, the median price for single-family homes in the 91105 ZIP code was $1.18 million based on 14 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 2.6% decrease in price year over year.

Agents: Cynthia Luczyski and Lauren Luczyski, (626) 793-0313, Deasy/Penner & Partners

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