Home of the Day: The Wright House, right now in Pasadena

By Bonnie McCarthy

Located on a leafy knoll in southwest Pasadena, the craftsman-style Wright House was originally designed by Louis duPuget Millar in 1910 and updated by architect Henry Greene a decade later.

The residence, featuring a shingled exterior with a covered porch and wide front door, offers a showcase in traditional style. Classic wainscoting, tall baseboards and custom molding are among the interior details. Manicured gardens, mature trees and a swimming pool fill grounds of about a third of an acre.

Address: 487 West California Blvd., Pasadena, 91105

Price: $2.385 million

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Built: 1910

Lot size: 14,894 square feet

House size: 3,664 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms

Features: Front gardens with fountain, rose garden; custom chandelier; formal dining room; three fireplaces; hardwood floors; plantation shutters; gourmet kitchen with center island; breakfast area; French doors; sunroom; library; master suite; pool and spa; two-car garage with custom cabinetry; security gate

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 91105 ZIP Code in August was $1 million, based on seven sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 24.8% decrease in median price compared with the same time last year.

Agents: Cathy Tyner, Deasy/Penner & Partners, (626) 683-0777

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