Are you in the market for a stylish Mid-Century home complete with designer finishes and an outdoor entertainer’s paradise? Well then you won’t want to miss this week’s virtual tour of our new listing in Pasadena’s coveted San Rafael area. Then explore an Altadena bungalow and a La Crescenta Mid-Century both offering stunning views.
Pasadena | San Rafael Mid-Century Modern
960 Ellington Lane | $1,995,000
Private and commanding, this 60s era modern sits on a spacious, verdant lot tucked away on a cul-de-sac in Pasadena’s coveted San Rafael area. Thoughtfully and completely redesigned, there is seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces. The open and flexible floor plan of adjoining living, dining and family rooms, framed with walls of windows and sliding glass doors, bathe the main floor with natural light. A corner fireplace can be enjoyed from all rooms as well as from the custom bar area, which bridges the space into the gourmet kitchen. The kitchen is complete with Wolf and Sub-Zero stainless appliances, open shelving, banquette seating, breakfast bar, generous storage and home office space. Upstairs, all bedrooms have an attached bath. The main bedroom has an ensuite spa bath with large soaking tub, rain shower, lighted dressing table and dual vanities and also features a walk-in closet and access to a large patio and herb garden. Another bedroom also opens to its own generous covered patio, now fitted as a home fitness area. Outside, the terraced gardens and professionally designed landscaping feature mostly native plants in a park-like environment, shaded by mature oaks, Japanese maples, avocado, tangerine and loquat trees. Pathways lead to several intimate seating and play areas where tree-top views and sunsets can be enjoyed year-round.
Pasadena | Updated Ranch
1070 Medford Road | $1,075,000
Tucked away in the highly desirable neighborhood of Upper Hastings Ranch, this single level Ranch Style home is move-in ready. Sprawling on an over 7,200 sq ft lot with an open floor plan and a sparkling pool with large covered patio, this home is ideal for entertaining or simply enjoying quality time. A white brick fireplace adorns the living room creating a bright and warm ambiance which moves seamlessly to the open kitchen with breakfast bar and laundry room adjacent. Hardwood floors extend from the public to private spaces effortlessly adding to the flow of the home. The master bedroom is spacious and has an attached updated bathroom. Two more generous bedrooms and a bathroom complete the living wing of this property. Details include large windows overlooking the patio, vintage board and batten siding, new paint, professional landscaping with drought resistant plants, and a zen fountain on the pool deck. Centrally located, close to Hamilton Park, Eaton Canyon, La Salle High School, Whole Foods and easy access to the 210 Freeway and the Gold Line.
Altadena | 1928 Bungalow with City Views
1013 Wapello Street | $925,000
Private and serene, this 1928 Spanish Bungalow is perched in the foothills of Altadena, just East of Lake with city views. With elegance and pride of ownership, this home features three bedrooms, one full bath and has over 1,350 square feet of living space. Reflective of its era, the coved ceilings in the spacious living and dining room with fireplace will exceed your expectations. This home reflects an abundance of natural light with large picturesque windows. The kitchen has a quaint kitchen nook area with original hardwood and bamboo flooring throughout. The front porch overlooks the front yard, raised gardens and majestic views of the city. The rear backyard is terraced and features drought tolerant landscaping, raised vegetable beds, numerous fruit trees including fig, apricot, peach, apple, lemon, orange, kumquat and lime. The stylish chicken coop completes the grand backyard. Additional amenities include central air/heat, recently installed water filter system, energy efficient dual-pane windows and upgraded plumbing. The garage has been converted into an office with glass doors and meditation deck or can be used as an entertainment area. On a lot of over 6,900 square feet, this property is fully fenced and gated for both indoor and outdoor living.
La Crescenta | Remodeled View Home
3624 Burritt Way | $1,149,000
Located on a favorite street in North La Crescenta is an updated Mid-Century home that’s ready for move-in. You’ll love the curb appeal along with the privacy of your patio and backyard while taking in the city, mountain and views of the Verdugo Hills. The formal entry of this stylish home leads into the living room, which boasts airy high ceilings and access to the spacious family room and home office. The updated kitchen has plenty of cabinets, granite countertops and appliances are included. The master suite features an updated full bath. Upstairs is a guest room and a large media room, office or play area. Other amenities include copper plumbing, updated electrical, lighting, central air and heating, fresh paint and newer windows. The two-car garage is at the back of the lot behind a gated driveway. The garage is finished with insulation and plumbing. The yard also features a newer drainage system. This home is perfectly located in a highly desirable school district and is close to local hiking trails and parks. Up here you feel away from it all but you’re only minutes to a Saturday or Sunday Farmer’s market, Trader Joe’s, La Crescenta and Montrose restaurants and shopping.
Altadena | 1948 Bungalow
1900 North Craig Avenue | $849,000
Charming two bedroom, one bath traditional that exudes grace and character throughout. The welcoming home, in one of Altadena’s most sought-after neighborhoods, is light and bright with an ideal floor plan for entertaining. The house has all of the enchantment of the era with its custom built-ins, an elegant fireplace, stepped ceilings, hardwood floors and lovely period details. There is a sun-lit, galley-style kitchen with an inviting, adjoining dining room that leads out to the full length back porch and raised lawn. The property has idyllic curb appeal and mountain views. The rear, shade dappled patio and yard offers the perfect space for celebrating with friends or for quiet dinners under the stars. In addition, the two-car garage, with an expansive laundry room, has been converted to a bonus space with loft that can be used as an office, Zoom room or fitness area. Opportunities abound. This is a picturesque residence that would be a true pleasure to call home.
Duarte | Sunnydale View Estates
209 Westvale Road | $959,000
Sited on a cul-de-sac lot with the San Gabriel Mountains as a backdrop, this North Duarte home offers quality, amenity and value in abundance. Renovated at great expense just two years ago, a contemporary floor plan offers formal living and dining areas, four generous bedrooms, including an enchanting master suite, and three bathrooms, including master and an exquisitely renovated kitchen opening to a great room. Quality details include, but are not limited to, stainless steel kitchen appliances, ceiling fans in all rooms, recessed lighting throughout, granite and quartz counter surfaces, custom cabinetry and beautiful engineered plank flooring. Ease of living continues outdoors, from the great room through French doors opening to a covered patio, from which private rear grounds accented with citrus and terraced gardens are enjoyed and nature is at your fingertips.