2653 Holliston Avenue Altadena, CA 91001
Sold Price $1,595,000
List Price $1,650,000
4 beds
2 baths
2,704 sq ft

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Sonya Barba

Sonya Barba

Seller’s Agent

DRE# 01163490

Property Description

Designed by noted architect A Burnside Sturges in 1915, this one story classic Prairie Mission style home with distinctive green tile roof is located high in the hills of Altadena. Situated on over half an acre, one feels the tranquility immediately once you enter from one of the electric wrought iron gates toward the Porte Cochere. The grand front porch is flanked by columns which leads you to the stately entrance. The living rm boasts high ceilings, hardwood floors, crown moldings and a fireplace. Exceptional views are had from the south side windows which also provides for ample natural light and views to the grounds, rose garden, pool and pergola. The Dining Rm w/a Box Beam ceiling, period glass five-piece lighting fixture, built in china cabinet with forged metal pulls and wall sconces on either side are just a few of the original features. Updated kitchen with marble countertops, a glass backsplash and tiled floors complement the original integrity of the home. Updated appliances include the stove, built in refrigerator, dishwasher and trash compactor. Adjacent is the breakfast area and access to the back garden. The large master suite offers exposed beam ceilings, hardwood floors, two separate closets and wall sconces. Pool, spa and so much more.

Property Details & Features

Property Type

  • Single Family Residence

Year Built

  • 1915

Appliances and Equipment

  • Dishwasher
  • Gas Cooktop
  • Disposal
  • Gas Oven
  • Gas Range
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Range Hood
  • Trash Compactor
  • Dryer
  • Washer


  • 2 full bathrooms
  • 2 total bathrooms


  • 4 total bedrooms


  • Built in 1915
  • 2,704 sqft living area
  • Craftsman
  • No Common Walls
  • Stucco
  • One
  • Front Porch


  • Central Air


  • Decorative
  • Living Room


  • Tile
  • Wood


  • Raised


  • 2 garage spaces


  • Forced Air

Interior Features

  • Crown Molding
  • High Ceilings
  • Walk-In Closet(s)


  • Laundry Room
  • Outside


  • Property Subtype: Single Family Residence
  • 20 days on market
  • Listed on 2017-04-29


  • County: Los Angeles
  • Subdivision: Not Applicable


  • 25089 sqft
  • 0.58 acres
  • Area: 25089
  • Sprinklers In Front
  • Lawn
  • Sprinklers Timer
  • Sprinklers On Side
  • Sprinkler System


  • 2 total parking spaces
  • Door-Multi
  • Garage
  • Porte-Cochere


  • In Ground
  • Tile


  • Close Of Escrow

Security System

  • Security Gate


  • Cesspool


  • Skylight(s)

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