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Just Sold: Was it just luck? Definitely not.

Listed: $1,588,000  |  Sold: $ 1,750,000

4beds | 3baths | 2,818sqft | 7,919sf lot

Originally built in 1923, this English-style home has been reimagined and enlarged to include a second story. Situated on a quiet corner lot in close proximity to the Altadena Town and Country Club, this wonderful home features four bedrooms and three stunning bathrooms. Meticulously designed to capture the mountain views, the gated, beautifully landscaped yard enhances the privacy of the backyard and pool.

The traditional living room features a Batchelder tiled fireplace and a dramatic multi-paned window that floods the room with natural north facing light and allows a view of the garden beyond. The stunning kitchen features upscale Decor appliances and quartz countertops. The center island features a marble counter-top and a large breakfast bar. It opens to the adjacent family/dining room with French doors leading to the patio/pool area.

The master suite is on the main level and features an elegant bathroom with porcelain tiles and mosaic inserts in Calcutta gold marble. The second bedroom is perfect as a guest room or office. Upstairs is a second family room and two additional bedrooms, each with window seats to enjoy the mountain views. The bathroom features porcelain tiles with mosaics in Carerra white marble.

HOME FEATURES:

  • Main floor master suite with French doors to pool area
  • Kitchen with Decor appliances and large island with breakfast bar
  • Family/dining room with French doors to pool and patio area for alfresco dining
  • Private backyard with mountain views
  • 2 central HVAC systems with Nest thermostats
  • New 200-amp electrical panel
  • All new copper plumbing inside the home
  • Detached two-car garage with gated entry
  • New engineered wood flooring throughout; bathrooms feature porcelain tile
  • Large inground pool

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New Ordinance for Rentals in LA?

Did you hear there’s a new Ordinance in Los Angeles regarding short term rentals? It addresses people hosting on Airbnb and other rental platforms for vacation stays and short terms rentals. Ordinance took effect July 1, 2019.

Here are the highlights

1. Hosts must register their property and pay a fee.

2. Only ONE property may be registered at one time

3. Must be the owner’s primary residence, meaning they live there 180 days a year.

4. Yearly rental period of 120 days

5. Rent-stabilized units may not be used for home-sharing purposes
Read here for a recent article on Curbed LA.

Click here to go to the City of LA website for the official version.

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Luxury on a lake in the middle of Pasadena: fully furnished rental

1260 La Loma Road :: Pasadena
$16,320/month

 

Situated on Johnston Lake in prestigious south San Rafael, this grand Craftsman, designed by architect Doug Ewing, was built in 2006/7. With stunning views of Johnston Lake and “the Meadow”, the idyllic setting is truly magnificent. The home features a great room boasting 18’ ceilings, a boulder fireplace, and wood beamed ceiling, all open to the view beyond. The magnificent master suite with fireplace, elegant bath and huge WIC, rivals any 6-star hotel. Natural materials, large windows and indoor-outdoor ambiance make this Progressive style home light and airy. The home fully embraces the site and wraps around mature oak and sycamore trees. Tenant pays internet, television, gas, electric, water, $575/quarter Brookmere HOA fee. Landlord pays gardening, alarm.

  • 5,100 sq. ft. total living space (per owner)  |  26,000 sq. ft. double wide lot
  • Separate furnished guest house with kitchen & bath
  • 4 bedrooms, all en-suite plus den
  • Formal dining room with Tiffany chandelier
  • Meticulously designed landscaped grounds
  • Multiple patios overlooking the lake
  • Brookmere HOA includes use of pool & the “Meadow”
  • Security Deposit: $24,000

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In Escrow with Multiple Offers

6917 N Muscatel AveSan Gabriel

A steal of a deal fixer in north San Gabriel near Huntington Drive

Investor opportunity in a popular location close to Huntington Drive in desirable north San Gabriel. Built in 1951, this home features a nice floor plan with three bedrooms and one bathroom. The combination living/dining room has access to a side patio. The good-sized kitchen offers a breakfast nook and a laundry area/pantry. There is direct access to the backyard which includes an accessory structure used as a workshop/storage plus a detached 2-car garage. Sold totally in “as is” condition; a great opportunity for an investor or flipper.

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  • 3 beds | 1 bath | 1,020 sqft
  • Additional structure: appx. 238 sq. ft.
  • Detached garage: appx. 355 sq. ft.
  • Built in 1951 (public records)
  • 6,841 sf lot size (public records)
  • Hardwood floors (stained in multiple places)
  • Elderly owner died in the home of natural causes
  • Probate sale, Administrator has full Authority, NO Court required
  • Sold totally in “as is” condition without warranty of any kind, explicit or implied.
  • Seller will make no repairs nor offer any credits.
  • Due to the current condition, all cash offers preferred.
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224 S Marengo Avenue :: Pasadena

$849,000

Located in the popular Del Mar Townhouses complex, this townhome offers 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a private attached 2 car garage plus a loft and private sauna in the unit. This desirable complex features a pool and is within a short distance of Old Pasadena.

6917 N Muscatel Avenue :: San Gabriel – $525,000

 

  • 3 Bedrooms  |  1 Bathroom
  • 1,020 sq. ft.  |  6,841 sq. ft. lot
  • Excellent location close to Huntington Drive
  • Built in 1951.
  • Fixer, great for investors
  • Cash only
  • Detached garage
  • Additional detached structure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Off Market: Luxury on a Lake in Pasadena

Private Showings Starting in July.

1260 La Loma Road :: Pasadena.

$16,320/month.

Situated on Johnston Lake in prestigious south San Rafael, this grand Craftsman, designed by architect Doug Ewing, was built in 2006/7. With stunning views of Johnston Lake and “the Meadow”, the idyllic setting is truly magnificent. The home features a great room boasting 18’ ceilings, a boulder fireplace, and wood beamed ceiling, all open to the view beyond. The magnificent master suite with fireplace, elegant bath and huge WIC, rivals any 6-star hotel. Natural materials, large windows and indoor-outdoor ambiance make this Progressive style home light and airy. The home fully embraces the site and wraps around mature oak and sycamore trees.
  • 5,100 sq. ft. total living space (per owner)  |  26,000 sq. ft. double wide lot
  • Separate furnished guest house with kitchen & bath
  • 4 bedrooms, all en-suite plus den
  • Formal dining room with Tiffany chandelier
  • Meticulously designed landscaped grounds
  • Multiple patios overlooking the lake
  • Brookmere HOA includes use of pool & the “Meadow”
  • Security Deposit: $24,000
Tenant pays internet, television, gas, electric, water, $575/quarter Brookmere HOA fee.
Landlord pays gardening, alarm.
JUST SOLD
960 Alta Pine Dr
AltadenaCA
OVERVIEW
$1,099,000
4beds
3baths
2,317sqft
9,093sf lot

Located in a beautiful neighborhood in the foothills of Altadena sits this beautiful home that was recently remodeled and expanded in 2019. The main level features a living room with fireplace, dining room, kitchen with an abundance of cabinetry, and new Quartz countertops and tile backsplash. Finishing off the upstairs is the master bedroom with private bathroom, and another bedroom and bath. Downstairs features a bright family room overlooking the park-like rear yard including an oversized pool. Also downstairs is two additional bedrooms and three-quarter bathroom.

Enjoy significant electrical utility savings with the included solar panel system. The rear yard has an oversized pool with safety cover and multiple patios offering many entertaining options. Pride of ownership shows with the many upgrades such as new flooring, new paint, new pool safety cover, new landscaping, new recessed lighting and light fixtures.

Discover January 2016

Discover January 2016

ROSE BOWL ACTIVITIES

POST PARADE: SHOWCASE OF FLOATS | JAN 1-3

4-6:30pm > PASADENA, E. Sierra Madre Blvd. & E. Washington Blvd.

Following the Rose Parade, walk within a few feet of the floats and see the detail of each creative display! tournamentofroses.com

ROSE BOWL FLEA MARKET | JAN 10

9am-3pm > PASADENA, The Rose Bowl

Vintage treasure hunters & bargain seekers flock to discover antiques, vintage clothing, local art & specialty products. rosebowlstadium.com

ENTERTAINMENT

ABBAMANIA – NIGHT FEVER | JAN 9

8pm > ARCADIA Performing Arts Foundation

Be sure not to miss a fabulous show featuring the best of ABBA and the Bee Gees! Go back in time when they ruled pop music. arcadiapaf.org

FUN FLICK FRIDAY: HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 | JAN 15

3:30pm > ALTADENA Public Library

Hotel owner Dracula is concerned his half-human grandson Dennis isn’t embracing his vampire heritage. altadenalibrary.org

BLIND DATE WITH A BOOK | JAN 19-FEB 13

All Day > GLENDORA Public Library

Choose from a selection of mysterious books waiting for you to “pick up” and “check out.” Drawing for prizes will be available too! ci.glendora.ca.us

LOCAL CUISINE

FAMILY, FRIENDS & FOOD TRUCKS | JAN 7

5:30-9pm > Mt. Sierra College, MONROVIA

This FREE event includes vendors, great food, and music for all ages to enjoy. Donations welcome. mtsierra.edu

PASADENA CHEESEBURGER WEEK | JAN 10-16

Times Vary > Various PASADENA Restaurants

Celebrate the birth of the cheeseburger when 40 of Pasadena’s favorite restaurants, lounges & burger joints offer their signature burgers and deals at this annual event. pasadenarestaurantweek.com

EXPLORE NATURE

MUSIC IN THE CHINESE GARDEN | JAN 6, 13, 20, 27

1-3pm > SAN MARINO, Huntington Library

Enjoy traditional Chinese music in the garden, as a different solo musician performs weekly on classical Chinese instruments. huntington.org

SNOW DAY AT LACY PARK | JAN 30

10am-2pm > SAN MARINO, Lacy Park

40 tons of snow will be delivered for sledding, throwing snowballs and making snowmen. ci.san-marino.ca.us

ARTS

OUTSIDE IN EXHIBIT | THROUGH JAN 10

12-5pm > PASADENA, Art Center’s Williamson Gallery

An exhibit themed around the ascendance of street art in visual culture, in celebration of Art Center’s 85th anniversary. williamsongallery.net/outsidein

ART FOR TOTS: DANCE | JAN 19

11am and 1pm > LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE, Descanso Gardens

Invertigo Dance Theatre returns to Descanso Gardens with an interactive dance for all ages. Part of FREE 3rd Tuesday. descansogardens.com

CREATIVE ARTS GROUP FACULTY SHOW | JAN 29

7-9pm > SIERRA MADRE, 108 N. Baldwin Ave.

Opening night of an exhibit of work created by the Creative Arts Group instructors. Continuities through Feb 26th. creativeartsgroup.org

LA BOARD GAME JAM | JAN 30

11am-11pm > PASADENA, 87 N. Raymond Ave.

Ten teams have 5 hours to brainstorm, design & complete a board game with an identical set of materials. Winners receive prizes! laboardgamejam.com

MUSEUMS FREE-FOR-ALL | JAN 30

12-5pm > Local Museums & more!

LA CAÑADA , Descanso Gardens

PASADENA, Armory Center for the Arts

PASADENA, USC Pacific Asia Musuem

PASADENA, Pasadena Museum of California Art

Over 20 museums – presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history and science – open their doors for visitors FREE of charge. socalmuseums.org

DO-IT-YOURSELF FUN

LEGO STORE MINI MODEL BUILD | JAN 5-6

5-7pm > GLENDALE Galleria

The LEGO store hosts a FREE mini model build for kids to take home with them. Ages 6 to 14, registration required. stores.lego.com

FAMILY DAY: A ROOM OF YOUR OWN | JAN 9

1-3pm > PASADENA, Norton Simon Museum

See the intimate settings of Édouard Vuillard’s lithographs & create a 3D model with your friends & family. FREE with admission. nortonsimon.org

EXPLORING NATURE & WATERCOLOR | JAN 16

2pm-3:30pm > PASADENA Museum of California Art

Venture outside the Museum to sketch and paint a watercolor based on their findings. All ages and FREE! pmcaonline.org

Discover January 2016

Thankful This November

Be thankful this November with fun family events to do in the following areas:

ALTADENA | LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE | GLENDORA | MONROVIA | SIERRA MADRE | PASADENA

THINGS TO DO ~ NOVEMBER 2015

ANNUAL EVENTS

PASADENA HERITAGE CRAFTSMAN WEEKEND

NOV 13-15  

Fri 9am-4:30pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm

Various PASADENA Locations

A tribute to the American Arts & Crafts Movement. Bus tours, walking and drive-yourself tours. Seminars, workshops & presentations. pasadenaheritage.org

GLENDORA HOLIDAY STROLL | NOV 20 6-9pm

GLENDORA Village: Santa arrives in the Village, Christmas tree lighting and carriage rides!

villageglendora.com

ANNUAL ELVES’ FAIRE | NOV 21

10am-4pm  209 E. Mariposa St., ALTADENA

FREE event featuring games, arts & crafts, shopping and food that will delight Faire-goers of all ages. elves-faire.com

DOO DAH PARADE | NOV 22

11am Colorado Blvd., PASADENA

Wacky, unusual & entertaining pageant participants travel down Colorado Boulevard. This annual event is FREE! pasadenadoodahparade.info

FAMILY FUN

HARRY POTTER PARTY | NOV 7

3-5pm SIERRA MADRE Public Library

Enjoy costumes, treats & games for kids of all ages at the Library’s Harry Potter Party. cityofsierramadre.com

INTERNATIONAL GAMES DAY | NOV 15

10am-6pm ALTADENA Library District

Stop by the children’s room and play your favorite board games or try new ones! altadenalibrary.org

MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT | NOV 16

6-7:45pm Community Room at MONROVIA Public Library

Enjoy freshly popped popcorn & enjoy a terrific movie. CLUE: A poor boy wins a tour of the most eccentric candy factory of all. libraryinsight.net

PERFORMING ARTS

BREAKING THROUGH | THROUGH NOV 22

Times Vary Pasadena Playhouse, PASADENA

A singer/songwriter embarks on a journey to find her way back to her authentic self. pasadenaplayhouse.org

A CHRISTMAS MEMORY | NOV 27 – DEC 27

Times Vary  Sierra Madre Playhouse, SIERRA MADRE

Sure to delight, Truman Capote’s enchanting Depression-era story springs to life in this big-hearted musical treat. sierramadreplayhouse.org

FOOD DRIVES

PUT THE FORK IN HUNGER | NOV 14-15

8am-4pm  Fork Plaza, PASADENA

The Fork Foundation’s Largest Food Drive – Give thanks by “filling the bag” this holiday season. foothillunitycenter.org

THANKSGIVING DAY RUN & FOOD DRIVE | NOV 25-26

8-11:30am Community Center, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE

Bringing the community together for a good cause. The morning begins with a 5K run and ends with a mile run for kids. cclcf.org

FESTIVALS

FRIDAY NIGHT FESTIVAL | NOV 6, 13, 20, 27

5:30-9pm Myrtle Avenue, MONROVIA

The event features: a Farmers’ Market, unique food &craft vendors, outdoor dining, live music and kids activities. cityofmonrovia.org

GLENDALE HEALTH FESTIVAL | NOV 7

10am-3pm Civic Auditorium, GLENDALE

Much like a visit to your doctor’s office except that it includes activities for kids & the family, plus music and food ~ all FREE of charge. glendalehealthfestival.com

JAPANESE GARDEN FESTIVAL | NOV 7-8

9am-5pm Descanso Gardens, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE

Descanso celebrates the art and culture of Japan with this family-friendly festival. Activities FREE with admission. descansogardens.org

CRAFTS & HOLIDAY SHOPPING

JACKALOPE ART FAIR | NOV 7-8

10am-5pm 275 S. Raymond Ave., PASADENA

This 2-day shopping destination features over 200 local artisans, crafters & DIY enthusiasts. jackalopeartfair.com

CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS MARKET | NOV 13-15

10am-6pm Pasadena Convention Center, PASADENA

Hand-crafted holiday shopping is here! Jewelry, ceramics, clothing, shoes, furnishings, glass & more. contemporarycraftsmarket.com

LA FETRA HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE | NOV 20 & 21

Times Vary La Fetra Center, GLENDORA

Get a head start on your holiday shopping with handcrafted items & holiday decor from over 40 vendors. ci.glendora.ca.us

PODLEY HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE | DEC 3

4:30-7pm Podley Properties: 897 Granite Drive, PASADENA

Annual holiday gift boutique including wine, refreshments & FREE photos with Santa. podley.com/blog