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Quaint 1920s cottage in Altadena seeks $620K

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216 WEST TERRACE STREET | ALTADENA 91001
Open House Saturday & Sunday 2-4pm

This charming cottage in the foothills was built in 1925, and it sits in a small community of similar cottages developed and designed by E.P. Janes, a businessman from New York.

The Altadena house’s charm extends indoors. Textured walls, wood floors, arched windows, and barrel and coved ceilings help the residence maintain a cozy cottage feeling that’s amplified by a fireplace and its little niche.

The dwelling holds three bedrooms, at least one of which appears to be in use as a workshop or office.

 

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The rear yard, though mostly concrete, does have mature fruit trees, plenty of space, and a detached garage.

The 1920s house last sold in 2008 for $460,000. It’s now asking $620,000.

 

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Posted on June 20, 2017 at 3:48 pm
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Del Mar Gardens | LA Times Home of the Day

Del Mar Gardens

DEL MAR GARDENS | PASADENA 91107

Modern Lines  |  752 – 2,196 Square Feet of Living Space  Read More

 


Welcome to Del Mar Gardens, Pasadena’s newest collection of 17 contemporary condominiums to call home. Its unique architectural style features clean, modern designs, understated sophistication, abundance of natural light and open floor plans to enjoy a low maintenance lifestyle. The exterior space offers a minimalist garden courtyard that is interlaced with lounge seating areas and features an outdoor fireplace to cozy up to. Its neighborhood is situated within close proximity to the best that Pasadena has to offer. Let the fun begin with exploring Victory Park, Eaton Canyon Park, The Huntington Library, The Arboretum, one of L.A.’s best Farmer’s markets and over 500 restaurants.

Priced from $399,890 to $1,268,890 | More info: DelMarGardenCondos.com

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Exclusively Represented by:
Lara Arslanian & Boyd Smith
626.590.1243 | 626.755.7822
CalBRE #01274839 & #00862189

 

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Posted on June 16, 2017 at 2:44 pm
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Sierra Madre Honors Derek Podrebarac as Fourth of July Grand Marshal

We are pleased to announce Sierra Madre’s own Derek Podrebarac as the 2017 Fourth of July Parade Grand Marshal. “The Grand Marshal is a person whose efforts over a long period of time have benefited to the Sierra Madre community. The Grand Marshal title honors a person or persons’ work, dedication and overall enhancements to our community.” Derek is an inspiring leader and volunteer, and has time and again embodied the spirit of Sierra Madre.

Derek Podrebarac spent the last 17 years calling Sierra Madre home with his family. He was born in Pasadena, grew up in La Crescenta and lived in South Pasadena, Monrovia and now Sierra Madre. Derek exemplifies what it means to be a true Sierra Madrean through his passion for giving back to his community. In addition to serving as a Real Estate Agent for Podley Properties, Derek’s volunteer efforts are felt throughout the community. He frequently volunteers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He gives blood to save the lives of those who rely upon his rare blood type.

Derek is a tireless advocate, and volunteers for Habitat for Humanity. He spent time rebuild homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and more recently, projects in Mississippi. He generously donates his time to homeless shelters in Pasadena, and is an active leader in his local church. Derek’s passion for baseball has led him to become a devoted leader with the Sierra Madre Little League. He has coached and managed baseball teams in the league for the past seven years, contributing his talents and energy to multiple teams and age groups simultaneously.

Derek selflessly gives his time to improve youth sports in our community for children of all ages and abilities. For example, he organized, and now heads, the Challenger Division for SMLL, a Little League division designed for special needs children. In addition, he currently serves on the Board of Directors for the league.

In addition, Derek serves as a mentor to youth athletes as a baseball coach at Maranatha High School and other schools throughout the region. His motivation for serving his community stems from his pleasure in meeting and getting to know new people and their interests. He is a shining example of the sort of person who makes Sierra Madre such a magical place to live.


SIERRA MADRE JULY 4TH SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

The parade route begins at Sierra Madre Blvd. and Sunnyside Avenue, and travels the length of Sierra Madre Blvd. to Sierra Vista Park.

JULY 3rd:
5:30pm–10:30pm Pre-Party in Memorial Park!
Family picnic, beer garden
 & live music featuring Sierra Madre’s own, Groovy Lemon Pie!
JULY 4th:
Firecracker Fun Run:  8:00am
Women’s Club Breakfast:  8:00am-10:00am
Parade:  10:00am–11:30am
Community Picnic:  11:00am–3:00pm

Article originally appeared on SierraMadreWeekly.com

Posted on May 24, 2017 at 9:24 am
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Podley Properties Welcomes Nick Demopulos to the Pasadena Office


Nick Demopulos is a lifelong San Marino resident and UCLA graduate. After college, Nick pursued a career in the entertainment world, working for companies like William Morris/Endeavor and DreamWorks SKG. He has spent the last fifteen years working side by side with his father Andy Demopulos, PFAR and AAR Broker Emeritus. Having lived his entire life in the Pasadena Area, Nick has an acute awareness of integrity behind the Podley name, and looks forward to contributing to that integrity and doing his best to uphold the Podley standard. Nick attributes this integrity and standard as what attracted him to Podley Properties.

 

 

 

Nick Demopulos
REALTOR®
626.244.4313 | nick.demopulos@podley.com
897 Granite Drive, Pasadena, CA 91101
CalBRE# 01759442
Posted on May 19, 2017 at 10:32 am
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Podley Properties Welcomes Brit Patel to the Pasadena Office


A home is not simply where you live, but it defines who you are. Your home should be as distinctive as you, I am committed to helping you discover and imagine those possibilities. I have diverse knowledge in sales and investments for residential and commercial properties, benefiting buyers and sellers alike. From remodeling a timeless craftsman, to designing the indoor and outdoor look and feel that matches your unique sense of style, I bring an eye for exacting detail.

While pursued my degree in Business Management, I learned how I could use my talents of finance, management and operations to good use in a fast paced environment. With my business acumen, I have learned how to assess a property’s untapped potential that makes the difference in negotiating the right deal for both buyers and sellers.

Being a proud homeowner in Pasadena, I came to appreciate the balance between historic and contemporary urban living. My clients describe me as an insightful, knowledgeable and results-oriented professional providing value. I do this by listening, being a resource and building long-term relationships. Let me earn your trust in connecting a home to you and your unique lifestyle.

 

 

 

Brit Patel
REALTOR®
626.848.5611 | brit.patel@podley.com
897 Granite Drive, Pasadena, CA 91101
CalBRE #01309974
Posted on May 5, 2017 at 10:58 am
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Podley Properties Welcomes Robb Buzzini to the Pasadena Office

Originally from Santa Rosa, CA, Robb Buzzini moved to Southern California in 2002 and eventually settled in Pasadena in 2010. Robb is a third generation REALTOR®. His grandfather was a mortgage broker and real estate broker, and his father is a real estate broker and has owned and operated a property management company for over 30 years.

Robb views Real Estate as a service industry. His goal is to serve the needs of his clients and help them achieve their goals as they relate to their personal residences or investment properties. “Knowing that you are helping someone with possibly the largest financial transaction of their lives is a tremendous responsibility. I try to put myself in my client’s shoes. I think about the level of commitment and protection I would want my realtor to give me, and then I do everything I can to provide that to the families I represent.”

Prior to becoming an agent and joining Podley, Robb worked in the entertainment industry for several years before becoming a stay-at-home dad in 2010. A former sports anchor and reporter in college, he holds a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. An avid baseball fan he has previously coached at the high school level in both Northern and Southern California. Robb lives in Pasadena with his wife Catherine, their daughter Avery, and son Jack. As a family the Buzzini’s enjoy frequent trips to Disneyland, Legoland and try to visit Hawaii once a year.

 

Robb Buzzini
REALTOR®
818.516.5891 | robb.buzzini@podley.com
897 Granite Drive, Pasadena, CA 91101
CalBRE #02028310

Posted on April 20, 2017 at 11:43 am
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Podley Properties Welcomes Kenneth Tham to the Monrovia Office

As a Realtor® licensed in Los Angeles, Kenneth Tham provides strategic marketing and transaction management services to his clients across Los Angeles. His business is built on dedication, communication, determination, and trust. Kenneth also exemplifies the ability to accommodate and adapt to all of his client’s Real Estate needs. Now a longtime resident of Arcadia, his local knowledge can assist you with all of your residential real estate needs. In addition, he provides exceptional Real Estate services to ensure you feel confident with your decision to work with him. Passionate to providing the best service possible, he continuously seeks to stay ahead of the game when it comes to market education and trends.

Prior to joining real estate, Kenneth worked as an escrow officer’s assistant, which he used to develop customer service curriculum for clients; his main intention is to understand his client’s needs and build a relationship that will last over the course of time. When coordinating deals for his buyers and sellers, Kenneth is assertive and effective without being overly aggressive. While a strong negotiator, he is also a compassionate, benevolent, humorous individual who can ease a stressful process.

Kenneth has loves the outdoors and spends his spare time hiking and rock climbing. An avid explorer of the city, he loves to try new restaurants and check out neighborhood festivals.

 

 

Kenneth Tham
REALTOR®
626.232.9769 | kenneth.tham@podley.com
242 W. Foothill Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91016
CalBRE #02020856

Posted on April 12, 2017 at 11:05 am
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Freshened San Marino Ranch House Retains Charm


Article by Lauren Beale, originally appeared at LATimes.com

A half-circle driveway leads to the front entrance of this Traditional San Marino ranch. The deep yard includes a lawn, a pool and spa, and a pool house with a bathroom. An electric gate opens to a detached three-car garage with a separate laundry and work room.

Address: 961 Santa Anita Avenue, San Marino 91108

Property Website: 961SantaAnita.com

Price: $2,988,888

 


Built:
1947

Property size: 16,993 square feet

House size: 3,530 square feet, five bedrooms, five bathrooms

Features: Living room with fireplace and dining area, open kitchen with breakfast area, family room with vaulted wood-beam ceiling and fireplace, den/office, French doors, back patio.

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 91108 ZIP Code in February was $1.9 million based on five sales, according to CoreLogic. An 11.6% decrease compared with the same month the previous year.

Agents: SHERRY LIN, 626.410.3578, and VANCE WEISBRUCH, 626.639.1713, both with Podley Properties.

 

 

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 1:24 pm
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The Standish L. Mitchell Residence Featured on CurbedLA

Carefully preserved La Cañada home asking $5.85M appeared in ‘House Bunny’

Built in 1923, it has made a number of film appearances

By Elijah Chiland
This article was originally published on Curbed LA
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632 BERKSHIRE AVENUE, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE 91011
632Berkshire.com

Stately country-style home in La Cañada Flintridge built in 1923 for the family of Standish L. Mitchell, a former CEO of the Automobile Club of Southern California.

As it happens, Sumner Hunt and Silas Burns designed the 5,492 square-foot home. They also designed the club’s recognizable headquarters in University Park—as well as the Southwest Museum. (Hunt also designed the original plans for the Bradbury Building.)

If the home looks familiar, perhaps you’ve seen it in one of its many film appearances. Additionally, the residence has played prominent roles in the original In-Laws with Peter Falk and Alan Arkin, The Good German, and The House Bunny. (Interiors subbed in for the Playboy Mansion).

Listed by: Brett Furrey & Esther Tan CalBRE# 01154312 & 00802807


But the home has plenty to offer beyond pedigree and IMDB credits.

Furthermore, Containing six bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths, the expansive interior features original hardwood floors, fireplaces, crown moldings, and even a few era-appropriate bathroom fixtures.

 


Listing agent Brett Furrey tells Curbed the owners meticulously preserved the home’s original character, bringing in FK Design Group’s Marla Felber and Virginia Robinson Garden’s Tim Lindsay to assist with the updates. As a result the grounds are absolutely gorgeous.

 


Especially relevant is the extremely beautiful space around the house.

Located on 2.4 acres, the gated home is accessed by a long, winding driveway and surrounded by a forested, park-like yard. The back yard includes several patios and balconies for admiring the scenery. Additionally, an elegant swimming pool adds to Old World restrained luxury.

 

Posted on April 7, 2017 at 11:25 am
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Historic Country Club Drive Listing Featured on CurbedLA!

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Fanciful pink Burbank house once owned by The Go-Gos guitarist lists for $1.8M

A turret, a vineyard and an outdoor pizza oven

By Bianca Barragan

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted on February 28, 2017 at 10:09 am
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