Nestled in the historic City of Trees, known as South Pasadena, you'll find this stunning single-story classic American four-square with timeless character and intact architectural details offering a touch of romance and charm. Upon entry, you’ll find a blend of Australian modern aesthetic and English traditional style with high ceilings, elegantly exposed beams, and wood molding in gloss white that creates an architectural feel. A dreamy sun-filled open-plan expanse greets you with an original bay window in the living space that is equally suited to elegant entertaining or relaxation, enhanced by an updated kitchen with a farmhouse apron sink, and stainless steel appliances, and an intimate dining experience. The spacious updated bathrooms each offer classic clawfoot tubs in keeping with the era of the late 18th Century period in which the home was built. The center hall bath features a classic penny-tile floor, wood wainscotting in white, and a stunning Restoration Hardware, Print Makers extra-wide single vanity sink in espresso finish with an Italian Carrara marble counter. Adjacent to the center hall bath, a Laundry room provides ample storage with a side-by-side washer and dryer and an additional compact fridge and freezer. The laundry also features push-out windows which enable easy access to the outdoors for entertaining purposes. This splendid residence offers four generous-sized bedrooms with the 4th bedroom providing several different creative possibilities for use, such as a private den - perfect for a film screening. Alternatively, the entire rear wing of the home could be used as a large, private, sophisticated, and modern primary suite. This classic gem is lovingly referred to as “The Lavender House” by local residents due to the enchanting lavender-filled garden that adorns the front yard along the timeless white picket fence. The freshly tiled front porch offers serene outdoor living perfect for a relaxing morning coffee and bird watching. In the backyard, an expansive wooden deck is accessed through reclaimed turn-of-the-century bi-fold doors blending the indoors seamlessly with the outdoors inviting outdoor exploration. The deck looks out onto a profusion of greenery offering a bespoke outdoor bar designed for outdoor dining, bestowing a peaceful ambiance for intimate al fresco dinners or your largest gathering. Graced with shade trees, the property boasts California native and other drought-tolerant plants anchored by a top-of-the-line therapeutic outdoor spa that seats 7. Whether you prefer to work or play from home, an outdoor contemporary bonus space provides additional office space or a private escape to relax, with French doors opening out onto the porch which overlooks the impressive open-plan design to the rear of the property. The back fence doubles as an engineered, automatic gate that opens to create a private entrance and exit from the rear laneway. The upgraded concrete platform provides parking for two cars or can be used as additional outdoor recreational space. Additional features include double-paned windows, ducted A/C throughout, new flooring, upgraded electrical, tankless water heater, sub-floor Cat 6 ethernet wiring available throughout, fresh paint, and an extensively upgraded and reinforced retro-fitted sister foundation. This home is highly prized for its proximity to the fantastic boutique shops, restaurants, and cafes on Mission Street, the coveted South Pasadena schools, the recently developed dog park, as well as the golf course, sports fields, and the wonderful Arroyo Seco waterway and nature preserve.
Pending $1,565,000
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Carport
  • 1531 Sqft
  • 5407 Lot
Carrie Bryden
Carrie Bryden
Partner
carrie@carriebryden.com
Mobile (323) 829-1158
Office (310) 275-1000
CalDRE 01339551

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1104 Hope Street is a residential property located in South Pasadena, CA. This property sits on a 5407 sqft lot, is 1531 sqft, with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths.