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
Article originally appeared on www.CircaOldHouses.com
|Opportunity Knocks! Located in the equestrian area of Shadow Hills both lots are zoned for horses & offer stunning panoramic views. The lots are separately owned but offer a unique opportunity for builders and developers.|
Listed by Nancy Valentine
Delightful Little Spanish Bungalow in Pasadena Asks $579K
1735 BELLFORD AVENUE, PASADENA 91104
1735Bellford.com | Offered at: $579,000
At 864 square feet, this lovely two-bedroom, one bathroom bungalow in Pasadena is by no means enormous. However, it boasts plenty of attractive features, including hardwood floors and a white brick living room fireplace.
The Spanish-style residence was built in 1924, and includes an elegant front porch with arched entryways. In addition, the house sits on a nearly 5,000-square-foot lot with a long driveway. Also, the home features a converted garage/office.
Also of mention, the front yard features drought-tolerant landscaping. The backyard features a brick patio, garden space, and a pergola-shaded deck.
Inside, the home has wide windows, spacious kitchen with outdoor access, a breakfast nook, and an open kitchen and dining area.
Listed by: Rob Weise & Edward Afsharian CalBRE#00558068 & #00790083
This article was originally published on Curbed LA.
33758 MEADOW LANE | GREEN VALLEY LAKE 92341
3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms | 1,465 Sq. Ft. Home | 10,730 Sq. Ft. Lot | Read More
Sited on a rare flat lot, this spacious 1942 three bed, two bath Chalet has been a cherished retreat from a hustle-bustle world. Located in Green Valley Lake, this sanguine small town has been called “The best kept secret on the mountain.” The LA Times described GVL as “Where June and Ward Cleaver would bring the family”. Offering swimming, canoeing and fishing, GVL’s namesake lake is just blocks away from this charming property.
Shaded by a verdant canopy of trees, its striking metal roof and wood shingled siding are your first hint of how special the home is. Entering this timeless home home transports you to a different era. Wood flooring and beautiful wood and rock wall covering, Mid-Century fireplace, galley kitchen, and the ability to sleep ten. Backing up to the National forest, the property also features a seasonal stream in the back yard.
Truly a place where inter-generational memories are made, this will be your mountain epicenter as you entertain company, play games, hike, ski, build forts, barbecue, spend the day at the lake or just relax on the deck reading with a drink in your hand. Hiking trails, cross country skiing trails, sledding hills, etc. are all literally right outside the front door.
Offered at $325,000 | More info: 33758MeadowLane.com
Article by Lauren Beale, originally appeared at LATimes.com
Elegant Condo Opens the Door to Pasadena’s Grove at Ambassador Gardens
Set in the manicured grounds of The Grove at Ambassador Gardens, this two-bedroom Spanish Colonial condo contains more than 2,500 square feet of living space. The use of light interior colors, warm wood tones and marble enhance the feeling of spaciousness throughout the single-story home’s elegantly appointed interiors. In addition, the views take in preserved open space.
Address: 192 S. Orange Grove Blvd. #102, Pasadena 91105
Property Website: 192SouthOrange.com
Monthly HOA fees: $819.64
Property size: 68,634 square feet
House size: 2,585 square feet, two bedrooms, three bathrooms
Features: Living room fireplace, dining area, den/office, bar, enclosed patio, gated underground garage, & four parking spaces
About the area: The median sale price for condominiums in the 91105 ZIP Code in January was $823,000 based on two sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 37% increase compared with the same month the previous year.
Fanciful pink Burbank house once owned by The Go-Gos guitarist lists for $1.8M
A turret, a vineyard and an outdoor pizza oven
This article was originally published on Curbed LA
751 COUNTRY CLUB DRIVE, BURBANK | 751CountryClubDrive.com
Once owned by The Go-Gos guitarist Jane Wiedlin, this pink villa built in 1928 sits on 1.5 acres in northern Burbank.
Coming in at four bedrooms, the house has high, beamed ceilings, wood floors, and three fireplaces.
A turret makes an appearance in the living room, where there’s a seating area. In the dining room, there’s a built-in buffet that is original to the house. The turret shows up again in the master bedroom, where its windows let in light. The master bedroom has its own fireplace, dual closets, and a sitting room.
The grounds include a lily pond, a vineyard, a solar-heated pool, an outdoor kitchen with barbecue and pizza oven, and an outdoor shower.
Public records show the rosy estate last sold in 2015 for $1.84 million. It’s now listed for $1.799 million.
Listed by: Gretchen Palmer CalBRE #01707834