An American Craftsman Stunner // Featured on Circa Old Houses!

248 El Nido - Circa Old House

248 El Nido - Main

About This Old House


Asking price: $1,248,000

 

248 El Nido Drive // You are invited to view this wonderful, original American Craftsman home, situated on a quaint cul-de-sac at the base of the mountains. This historic, architecturally significant “clinker-brick” house, with red clay tile roof, was built in 1925 as the Harry Nelson residence.

 

This 93 year old house has withstood the tests of time and elements. It is a prime example of gracious living and the California American Arts & Crafts movement. It’s an old, sturdy house, giving shelter and security and featuring all the modern upgrades and features one expects in a modern household. This house is reminiscent of an easier lifestyle and invites all who come to visit. All are welcome!

 

Year built: 1925

 

House size: 2,185 sf  |  Basement: 607 sf  |  Garage: 371 sf

 

Beds: Five  |  Baths: Two

 

Lot size: 10,491 sf

 

Features: The interior is in pristine condition, and features all original exotic hardwood trim, living room with Batchelder fireplace, restored kitchen with hand made Vermont tiles & vintage copper ceiling, additional patio/sunroom and a large wrap-around porch. The yard is surrounded by fencing, hedges, large neighbor’s trees and a productive avocado grove.

 

About the Area: The wonderful neighborhood provides no through traffic, no dogs barking and no wild or noisy garage bands practicing. This place is like a small town movie set.

 

 

Visit www.248ElNido.com for more information

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Listed by:

Suzanne Wheeler

626.507.3017
#01044640

 

 

Article originally appeared on www.CircaOldHouses.com

 

 

Posted on August 9, 2018 at 10:40 am
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Tour Six Private Vintage Homes in Monrovia This Sunday


Monrovia Historic Homes Tour - Main
Photography by Larry Marotta


36th Annual Monrovia Historic Homes Tour
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May 6th, from 10am to 4pm

Visit six private vintage homes that embody the charm and character of Monrovia’s neighborhoods. Housing styles on the tour this year include Craftsman, Spanish Colonial Revival, Tudor, and Minimal Traditional. Docents will be on hand to share each home’s history and make the past come alive. Also open will be the Monrovia Historical Museum and the Anderson House Museum. The tour is sponsored by the Monrovia Historic Preservation Group.

Podley agents
Vicky Hansen, Brittany Hansen Kallin & Wendy Gruber will be at the Spanish Colonial Revival handing out Podley popcorn & lemonade. Stop by and say hello!

 

Monrovia Historic Homes Tour Map

Tickets:  Adults: $20 / Seniors (65+): $15 / Teens: $10 / Free admission for ages 12 & under
Purchase online tickets at mohpg.org
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Please note the following ticket deadlines:

Fri, May 4: Available online until 10pm
Sat, May 5:
Available in person at Dollmakers’ Kattywompus until 3pm.
Sun, May 6: Available in person only at the Monrovia Historical Museum, beginning 9:30 am!

 

 

After taking the tour, make sure to check out these local Monrovia favorites!

Monrovia Historic Homes - LuMar

Cafe Lu Mar

Cozy cafe, and one of the few places in Southern California to try authentic, delicious Croatian food

 

Monrovia Historic Homes - Jakes

Jake’s Roadhouse

A down home American classic specializing in pancakes, BBQ & more

 

Monrovia Historic Homes - Local

The Dollmakers’ Kattywompus

A true local institution selling toys, gifts & music lessons, along with sidewalk concerts every Friday

 

 

 

Posted on May 3, 2018 at 2:45 pm
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Pasadena’s Historic Bungalow Heaven // Featured in CurbedLA

945 N. Holliston | Main

1913 Craftsman in Pasadena’s Bungalow Heaven Asks $949K

 

Pasadena’s historic Bungalow Heaven neighborhood is full of lovely Craftsman houses, but this one stands out.

This beautiful 1913 Craftsman was built and designed by the famed David M. Renton, best known for his works; Mt. Wilson Observatory 1904, Pasadena Craftsman-style homes 1902–1919. In addition, Renton was recruited in 1919 by William Wrigley Jr. to develop Catalina Island including the Casino Ballroom, hotels & several homes. He also worked as contractor for many well-known design firms, including Greene & Greene, who are best known for Pasadena’s Gamble House.

The home still holds a bevy of details that hint at the property’s old-time charm: hardwood oak. and maple floors, a living room fireplace, built-in shelves and cabinets, and crown moldings.

In addition to three bedrooms, the bright home holds a dining room and a dedicated laundry room. There is also a spacious front porch that curves around the front.

Measuring roughly 1,800 square feet, it sits on a 10,752-square-foot lot, leaving plenty of space for a grassy yard, an orange tree, and a detached garage.

The house, in the same family for 64 years, is  listed for $949,000.

 

945 N. Holliston Avenue | Pasadena 91104

 

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Listed by Richard Langstaff, #01057700

The feature on this home by Bianca Barragan was originally published on Curbed LA.

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Posted on January 15, 2018 at 9:47 am
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310 N. Sunnyside Avenue | Featured in CurbedLA

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Sierra Madre Craftsman Bungalow with Pleasant Yard Seeks $1.5M

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310 N. Sunnyside Avenue, Sierra Madre 91024
310NSunnyside.com | Offered at: $1,499,000

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This sweet Craftsman in Sierra Madre is just lovely. The house, built in 1921, is clad in redwood exterior siding and has an oversized front door. And, inside, there is a lot more glorious wood: white oak floors, wainscoting of mahogany, fir and redwood. French doors and casement windows abound.

The house’s three bedrooms are spacious and bright, and the bathrooms all feature vintage-looking tilework.

Saltillo tiles cover the floor of the dining room, which over looks the spacious rear yard. The house sits on a nearly 11,000-square-foot lot that includes a spa and views of the San Gabriel Mountains nearby.

The house in the foothills last sold in 1979 for $97,500. It’s now listed for $1.499 million.

 

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Listed by: Cathy Crockett CalBRE# 00597561
This article was originally published on Curbed LA.
By Bianca Barragan
Posted on July 28, 2017 at 4:52 pm
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Historic Commercial Building For Sale

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Offered at: $1,650,000 | 540Marengo.com

What was once the first Pasadena home and design/build project of noted Arts and Craft’s Architect Louis B. Easton, is now a professional office building. The original Easton Home is one of 12 architecturally significant properties located in the South Marengo Historic Business District. In the 1980’s, the City of Pasadena added a business overlay zone to the residential area allowing the two-story Craftsman Bungalow to be redesigned to a business-friendly floor plan

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Features include a gracious entry, reception/work area, waiting area with view into wood and glass enclosed conference room, six large offices (three on each floor), two bathrooms (one on each floor), upstairs kitchen and open loft-like work area with six cubicles and room for office equipment, bookcases, and work tables. The use of wood beam ceilings, wainscoting at plate level height unifying the wooden doors and windows, built-in window seating, natural brick fireplace and other Arts and Crafts details blend seamlessly with the preserved original exterior with its spacious front porch and side pergola lined in tumbled granite arroyo stone, and wood. Nine parking spaces are located behind the building which are accessed off Pleasant Street. There is a gentle sloping landscaped walkway from parking lot to front porch.

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HOME FEATURES
  • Designed by Arts & Craft’s architect Louis B. Easton
  • 2-Story Craftsman Bungalow
  • 2,898 sq. ft.
  • 9,306 sq. ft. lot
  • 6 large offices – 3 on each floor
  • Loft space with 6 cubicles
  • 9 parking spaces behind the building

 

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Exclusively Represented by:
Jane Workman
818.406.0483
CalBRE #00875063

 

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Posted on May 9, 2017 at 2:20 pm
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