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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.

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Whether it be a room with home office potential, a converted garage flex space, an inviting outdoor oasis or simply a cozy nook tucked away somewhere, buyers are looking for homes with that little bit of extra oomph to ensure functionality and comfort during these trying times. Virtually tour a home with all that and more in the historic Carthay Square neighborhood of Los Angeles. Then explore the possibilities at an architectural view home and a unique compound both located in trendy Los Feliz. Plus, there’s more to discover in the SGV with a sharply remodeled home and a modern condo.

Carthay Square | 1925 Jewel-Box Character Home

1048 Stearns Drive | $2,395,000

This stunning 1925 jewel-box character home combines intact original detailing with chic modern-day designer updates. Nestled on one of the most beautiful tree-lined streets in the coveted historic neighborhood of Carthay Square. The formal living room with vaulted beamed ceiling, period leaded windows, original wood-burning hearth and a wet bar opens to the den/media room or work-from-home nook. The chef’s kitchen features Bosch and Wolf appliances, granite counters, pantry and laundry area. A breakfast bar opens to the light-filled dining room. Two guest bedrooms, both with desk areas, and two stunning marble baths complete the first floor. The upper level creates an owner’s retreat with ensuite spa-style bath designed with herringbone tile, marble rain shower and steam room, soaking tub, dual vanity and large walk-in closet. A secret door leads to an additional bonus space ideal for a nursery, private home office or added storage space. The backyard is a true oasis, featuring a heated pool surrounded by palms, fruit trees, lush landscaping and sun-filled lounge areas. An outdoor shower with tank-less water heater, alfresco dining patio with Ipe decking and overhead heaters are perfect for cooler nights. An outdoor kitchen and living room area makes it an amazing space for entertaining. The converted garage is a flexible recreational space for an additional office, gym, playroom, guest room or media zone.

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Itching to see some lovely homes in the LA area? Look no further than our roundup of homes for sale. All priced under $1.5 million! Whether its a NELA fixer, a turnkey bungalow, or a centrally located townhome, there’s something for everyone!

Glendale | Clair Philipp Earl, AIA | The Allan F. Daily Residence, 1954

3637 El Lado Drive | $1,389,000

The Daily Residence, secluded atop a promontory point in Glendale’s modernist haven of Whiting Woods, provides the perfect hideaway to meet the needs of our ways of living, working, and learning. Landmarked and holding a Mills Act contract providing substantial property tax savings, the house has commanding views of the San Gabriel Mountains and Crescenta Valley. Lastly, California’s burgeoning postwar car culture plays a prominent role in the house as an oversized carport, suitable for any 1950s-era dagmarred car, will surely fit right in. Glass walls, two fireplaces, workable front and rear yards, and updated systems throughout.

Altadena | English Cottage Revival

487 Crosby Street | $949,000

Beautifully reimagined inside and out is this turnkey 1920’s English Cottage. The house is filled with character details & grace while offering all the modern amenities of today’s lifestyle. A warm and cozy living room welcomes you into the home. The spacious dining room is perfect for family dinners and the updated kitchen appointments include new cabinetry with plenty of storage, quartz countertops, subway tile backsplash, a farmhouse-style sink, and new LG stainless-steel appliances. There are two ample sized guest bedrooms, a guest bathroom, and a spacious master suite complete with a luxurious full bath and a finished closet. French doors lead to your private backyard oasis. Centrally located in the foothills community of Altadena and minutes to area schools, parks, trails, JPL, and Rose Bowl. A short drive will put you in Old Town Pasadena, Dodger Stadium and Downtown, LA. Welcome home!

La Crescenta | Remodeled 1925 Character Home

3112 Evelyn Street | $899,000

This remodeled single-story abode offers three bedrooms, three bathrooms and an approximately 560 sqft guest house with one bedroom and one bath. Guest home ideal for visitors, in laws, or a work from home office! Features a sunny living room with new flooring and new lighting throughout, open kitchen with new paint a center island, stainless steel appliances with lots of white cabinets and a beautiful mountain view. The master bedroom features folding door closet throughout and beautiful view from the window. The large lot has lots of fruit trees, including pomegranate tree, orange tree, fig tree, mulberry tree and is great for entertaining and relaxing. All fresh new interior and exterior paint. Award Winning School district, including CV High School.

Sierra Madre | Turnkey Bungalow

280 East Sierra Madre Boulevard | $1,439,000

This special and stylish home has much more than meets the eye. The single-level, custom built home boasts an open floor plan with abundance of living space with four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, separate living/gathering areas and a gourmet kitchen with quartz counters, large central Island, custom cabinets and high quality appliances. This home has a lovely master suite with spa like master bath and walk-in closet, second bedroom with en-suite, as well as two additional bedrooms with a shared bathroom. The backyard provides you with privacy for relaxation and a generous patio for outdoor living and dining. The large front yard and covered porch offer countless opportunities for fun visits with friends and neighbors, front row seats to the famous Sierra Madre 4th of July Parade and mountain views! Within close distance to our quaint village and all its restaurants, parks and entertainment.

Glassell Park | 1937 Spanish

3227 Andrita Street | $845,000

Located in the highly desirable and up and coming Glassell Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, sits this charming Spanish with great potential. On the market for the first time in over 50 years the floor plan offers open dining and living room with high ceilings. The long hallway connects the three bedrooms, full bathroom and large den. Situated on a large lot with mature shade trees, the expansive backyard is like having your own private park. The four-car garage could be converted into the ultimate workshop or home office/gym. A light fixer, this home can be restored to its original charm or reimagined. Centrally located, there is easy access to all the great restaurant’s and shopping in the NELA area. This one is not to be missed!

Altadena | Remodeled Mediterranean

381 East Las Flores Drive | $1,349,000

Custom gating and lush landscaping hint at the beauty and serenity of this hidden Mediterranean style home. The expansive property unfolds and reveals a unique setting and a plethora of outdoor areas will make it hard to decide where to relax! As you enter the home through custom doors, the open floorplan consists of beautiful windows and natural lighting throughout. The master retreat features a new bathroom with luxurious fixtures, a sitting area (that can be converted into another bedroom!), a master closet, and French doors to a balcony and front patio. The crown jewel of this home is the back patio with a classic fountain, outdoor kitchen, and numerous seating areas; don’t miss the zen yoga area either! This is the perfect refuge minutes from the city.

Arcadia | 1992 Traditional

5569 Hallowell Avenue | $1,450,000

Welcome to this Arcadia Traditional style home that was built in 1992 and is located in the prime Arcadia area just a few minutes from Live Oak Park. The home offers four bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. Features a large living room with high vaulted ceilings and a custom built wood burning fireplace with beautiful wood details and stone accents with adjacent dining area. The kitchen, breakfast area and family room have an open concept feel and all look out to the beautifully landscaped backyard through the sliding glass doors and windows that line the rear of the home. The kitchen offers solid oak cabinets, and matching wood panel on sub-zero fridge. More storage is found at the built-in pantry area that also offers a quaint office nook. The master suite is on the main floor of the home with a large walk-in closet with dual entrances, full bathroom, vanity, spa tub and separate shower. The master also includes sliding glass doors that give nice access to the rear covered patio and magnificent backyard. Three more bedrooms and one full bathroom are on the second floor of the home. The home also has a three-car garage with tons of storage, a one quarter bathroom and even a bonus workshop room with built-in cabinetry and a sink.

Pasadena | Luxury Condominium

155 Cordova Street, Unit 301 | $1,500,000

Enter this immaculate, luxury condominium with no shared walls, through an elevator opening to a private foyer shared with one neighbor. This luxury unit boasts an open, airy floor plan, three generous bedrooms and two and half baths. Interior luxury details include newer hardwood floors, crown molding, plantation shutters, and gourmet kitchen with Viking appliances, Thomas cabinets, porcelain floors, eating area and ample storage. The spacious master bedroom features an en suite with soaking tub, double sinks and two toilet rooms. Brilliantly energy efficient with Low-E windows, tank less water heater and a solar system supporting the HOA. Amenities include a distinguished roof top deck with pool, Jacuzzi, lounge area, cabanas, full catering bar, fire pit, fireplace, open glass fitness center, fountains and breathtaking mountain views. A short distance from restaurants, shopping, theaters and transportation. Experience privilege, prestige and privacy at Terra Bella…your home!

Los Angeles | Modern Del Rey Condo

11734 Avon Way, Unit 102 | $674,500

Fresh off a price reduction, this modern and hip two bedroom townhouse-stye unit is situated perfectly on the border of Culver City and trendy Del Rey. The lower level is comprised of a stylish open kitchen with stainless steel appliances that flows seamlessly into a bright dining area with sputnik lighting and living area with gas fireplace. Upstairs features a large master with private bathroom, while the second bedroom, a potential work from home office, has a quaint balcony that provides steady westside ocean breezes. Unit has two tandem parking spots, new AC condenser and NEST thermostat. Close to Washington’s restaurant row, Alla park and the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market. Minutes to the beach, Ballona Creek Bike Path, Marina del Rey, Playa Vista and Abbot Kinney shops and restaurants.

South Pasadena | 1926 Character Home

1709 Gillette Crescent | $798,000

Located on a charming tree-lined street is a quintessential South Pasadena character home. A wonderful starter property in a wonderful location. The white roses that line the front of the lot will welcome you most all year round. The quaint front porch is where you may relax and enjoy the quiet residential street. When you enter you’ll be delighted by the open and spacious living area, the beautiful hardwood floors, the modern fireplace and the coved ceilings. There are two bedrooms also with hardwood floors plus a full bath. The backyard is where you can kick back and relax, garden, BBQ or just play around. The detached single-car garage is currently being used as a workshop and is located in the back of the yard, great for privacy. This also gives you a nice long driveway along the side of the house. Located in the award winning South Pasadena School District. Only minutes to DTLA. Close to the super fun Thursday Farmers Market, Old Town South Pasadena and Old Pasadena, restaurants, shopping and more. This is a great home that has been loved and maintained for many years. You can move right in as-is or make your own upgrades first.

Sierra Madre | Upgraded Townhome

125 East Sierra Madre Boulevard, Unit E | $689,000

Upgraded and spacious townhome in a small, gated, well-maintained complex with pool and cabana. A short distance to shops, restaurants, and parks in the highly sought after Sierra Madre Village. Living room features a wood burning or gas fireplace, recessed lighting, and glass doors to private patio. Generous sized dining room with convenient wide pass through to large bright remodeled kitchen. Abundance of cabinetry, 18-bottle wine fridge, oven stove, microwave, dishwasher, and refrigerator. Two master suites. Recent upgrades include new copper plumbing, dual pane windows, central air and heat, wood-like laminate flooring, carpet on bedroom level, and Cat-5 wiring. Direct access into the unit from an attached two-car garage with washer and dryer. One of the best priced homes in the area!

10050 Wentworth Street 10

Join us for a virtual tour of a custom built estate with views in Shadow Hills. The possibilities are endless on this massive lot with room for an equestrian and sports area. Then explore a Cape-Cod style pool home in La Crescenta. Plus, there’s a remodeled character home and a Mid-Century ranch style abode for you to take in.

Shadow Hills | Mediterranean Estate Property

10050 Wentworth Street | $1,895,000

Custom built gated equestrian estate property with great floorplan, scale and indoor/outdoor living with walls of French doors opening to terraces. First level features spectacular family room with fireplace and integrated systems for movie screening and entertaining. Chef’s gourmet kitchen with top appliances and generous walk-in pantry. Intimate formal dining room, office with fireplace/courtyard views and maid’s room with separate entrance. Second level features Master suite with spa bathroom/generous walk in dressing room/closet and terrace. Four additional bedrooms, terrace + gym with expansive mountain views. Outside solar pool/spa, custom 9′ fireplace, two gourmet BBQ stations. Painted half basketball court, generous three-car garage and motor court, ample parking, RV access/facilities and extra storage. Additional massive flat lot with endless opportunities for equestrian area, sports and more.

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Join us for a virtual tour of a stylish remodel in the foothills of La Cañada Flintridge. Do you picture your dream home tucked away on a quiet cul-de-sac? Well then you’ll love exploring this charming Pasadena traditional in the coveted Linda Vista area. Keep reading to discover even more to virtually tour!

La Cañada Flintridge | Renovated Modern

5354 Palm Drive | $2,247,500

Impeccable completely remodeled home settled amongst the deodar trees in the foothills of La Canada Flintridge offers gorgeous open gourmet kitchen featuring a high-end appliance suite, custom polished stainless hood, stone counters with marble chevron tile backsplash open to a large family room. Separate dining room off the front entry offers beautiful views. A secluded patio adjacent to the kitchen is perfect for entertaining under the trees. The first floor also hosts a bedroom with fireplace and ensuite bathroom with private balcony. Stairway with custom iron railings leads to the second floor landing and access to two guest bedrooms with Jack and Jill bathroom and separate laundry room with washer and dryer included.

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2441 Laughlin Avenue 2441 Laughlin Ave 043

You’ll never want to leave this modern Craftsman style residence complete with a cozy theater room and sparkling swimming pool. There’s even more to virtually explore with a Spanish style view home in Pasadena and a distinguished rental in coveted lower Bel-Air.

La Crescenta | Exquisite Modern Craftsman-Style

2441 Laughlin Avenue | $2,375,000

An exquisite modern craftsman-style home, custom built in 2002 with impeccable quality and finishes. The main home offers four bedrooms and three and a half baths providing modern luxury with old world charm and grace. The open floor plan adjoins the den/gathering room and gourmet kitchen. The den has hardwood flooring, a stone fireplace, built-in bookcases and glass doors leading to the expansive backyard where a one bedroom, one bathroom pool/guest house is located. The kitchen has granite countertops, center island, custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances and travertine floor. East of the kitchen is the dining room with built-in wine shelves and glass doors leading to a covered outdoor area. The formal step-down living room has newer carpet, cranberry color painted walls and a wooden ceiling. Guest/powder bathroom located on main level. All bedrooms are en-suite and located upstairs. Primary airy bedroom has a huge walk-in closet, private bathroom and balcony. Central landing area leads to additional three bedrooms and indoor laundry room. Fourth bedroom includes a private loft. There is a theater/media room located on the lower level, as is the garage entrance. The two-car attached garage is used as a home gym, storage and tool area which can easily be modified for cars. Oversized, backyard has a patio, gazebo, firepit, spa with a waterfall feature cascading into sparkling pool, lush lawn and a self-contained garden area.

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An exquisite modern craftsman-style home, custom built in 2002 with impeccable quality and finishes. The main home offers four bedrooms and three and a half baths providing modern luxury with old world charm and grace. The open floor plan adjoins the den/gathering room and gourmet kitchen. The den has hardwood flooring, a stone fireplace, built-in bookcases and glass doors leading to the expansive backyard where a one bedroom, one bathroom pool/guest house is located.

The kitchen has granite countertops, center island, custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances and travertine floor. East of the kitchen is the dining room with built-in wine shelves and glass doors leading to a covered outdoor area. The formal step-down living room has newer carpet, cranberry color painted walls and a wooden ceiling. Guest/powder bathroom located on main level. All bedrooms are en-suite and located upstairs. Primary airy bedroom has a huge walk-in closet, private bathroom and balcony. Central landing area leads to additional three bedrooms and indoor laundry room. Fourth bedroom includes a private loft.

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Virtual tours are all the rage these days and we’ve got plenty of great new listings for you to explore this holiday weekend. Do you dream of a mid-century oasis amidst lush greenery? Perhaps a Craftsman style bungalow is more your speed. There’s all that and more ready for you to explore!

La Cañada Flintridge | Mid-Century Estate

3831 Hampstead Road | $2,195,000

This Mid-Century estate is situated on over an acre of land, surrounded by lush natural beauty with the utmost privacy. The single-level home offers four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a separate master retreat or office with spectacular mountain views. The front door welcomes you to a living room with a fireplace and a wall of glass with views of the park-like landscape. The oversized covered porch area and adjacent redwood decks are perfect for entertaining. The formal dining room is adjacent to a spacious kitchen with a separate breakfast area and abundant counter space.

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By Bianca Barragan

This three-bedroom house in Glendale-adjacent La Crescenta needs a little refreshing, but it has an undeniable charm that’s apparent even from the street.

The dwelling opens onto an ample, hardwood-floored common area with a fireplace and a dining area that connects to the kitchen via a pass-through with plantation shutters.

The kitchen has lemon-colored tile that give the space a visual boost. There’s a similar use of color in the house’s two bathrooms, which are a vivid blast from the past with their respective yellow and blue tubs and finishes.

A door in the kitchen leads to the backyard and pool area. (There’s also a detached, two-car garage back there.)

La Crescenta is located right next door to the San Gabriel Mountains and the Angeles National Forest, and 3422 Community Avenue luckily offers views of the mountains.

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