September 30, 2020, 2:51 pm
Get an inside look into a stunning Modernist home complete with two-story entry atrium and stylishly designed outdoor relaxation areas. Then join us for virtual tours of more Mid-Century dwellings in Glendora and Claremont – both of which feature pools perfect for outdoor entertainment.
Pasadena | Gated Modernist Mid-Century
1451 South El Molino Avenue | $3,323,000
John Jack Pugsley AIA circa 1963. Beautiful, private and unique Modernist home on historic tree-lined street. Gated circular driveway. Two-story entry atrium with floating staircase. Floor to ceiling windows blur the line between indoors and outdoors. Fantastic public spaces, especially the handsome chef’s kitchen, welcome entertaining. Award-winning gardens, pool and spa by landscape architect, Anthony Exter. Four bedrooms, private office and den round out this 3,500 sqft house. This distinctive home is unlike anything on the market.
Glendora | The William Raymond Residence, 1961
825 Via Estrellita Avenue | $1,275,000
William Pauli, AIA. The William Raymond Residence, 1961. Mid-century houses designed by USC graduates of its famous postwar School of Architecture share certain unmistakable qualities. Logical floor plans whose glass walls provide an easy intimacy to landscape designed as outdoor rooms. A sensible approach to storage was used: simply, lots of it, and cleverly located. A house altogether fit for a forward-thinking, postwar life. Located on a cul-de-sac, the house commands a generous half-acre lot. A series of three groups of broad steps of brick and concrete leads to the sheltered entry and terrace. Adjacent to Rubel Castle, the property rises in the rear as part of the San Gabriel Mountains. Terraced landscaping helps provide for exceptional privacy for the extensive pool, barbecue, and entertainment areas that wrap three sides of the house.
Claremont | Mid-Century Post & Beam Pool Home
755 West 9th Street | $1,375,000
Amos Randall, AIA, c. 1953. Exceptional Mid-Century Modern home located on a quiet, tree-lined street in Claremont Village. Lovingly maintained and beautifully appointed, this sun-filled home features Post and Beam construction, floor to ceiling windows, and ideal indoor-outdoor flow. The living room, adjacent music room/den, and dining rooms all offer expansive views of the sparkling salt-water pool and patio, where surrounding walls, accented with Catalina tiles, ensure complete privacy – perfect for entertaining and relaxing. Gallery-style, track-lighted hallway provides additional space for displaying art. Master bedroom upgraded with polished concrete floors and concrete-tile fireplace. Fourth bedroom has its own entry plus ensuite bathroom and washer-dryer hookup: perfect for guest or in-law quarters.
La Cañada Flintridge | Remodeled View Home
5390 Vista Lejana Lane | $1,650,000
This spacious five-bedroom home is situated in the hills of La Cañada Flintridge offering stunning canyon views, city lights and ultimate privacy on a 17,655 sq. ft. lot. The tour begins through blue double front doors into an inviting entry, gracious living room, dining area/family room with a see through fireplace enjoyed both in the living room and family room. Sliding doors lead to the expansive back yard perfect for indoor/outdoor entertaining and star gazing from a deck overlooking the canyon. This area offers great potential for a pool or hot tub or to remain just as it is. Returning to the interior there is a well-appointed kitchen with an oversized center island, granite counter tops and yet another area for seating. Moving forward there is a formal dining room. This home has gleaming recently refinished hardwood floors throughout. Completing the tour there are five bedrooms, including a private master suite, three baths and separate laundry room.
Palm Desert | Renovated Resort Condo
40558 Pebble Beach Circle | $248,500
Welcome home to Palm Desert Resort Country Club, a 24-hour guarded and gated verdant oasis with manicured grounds, an 18-hole championship golf course and pro shop, 20 saltwater pools with spas, numerous just-refurbished and lighted tennis courts, pickle ball courts and wonderful clubhouse with a restaurant. This beautifully renovated condo features two bedrooms and two baths in 1,177 sf. It offers a bright and open kitchen, vaulted ceiling, custom closets, great tile floors, a nest thermostat, and so much more. Sliding glass doors in the living room and both bedrooms open to your own large, outdoor patio overlooking a magnificent lawn and sparkling pool just a short distance away. The unit is being sold turnkey furnished, including washer/dryer. The home has an attached, two-car garage with direct access from inside the unit. Don’t miss this affordable opportunity to live in the desert and enjoy its great year-round lifestyle.
Sierra Madre | Upper Sierra Madre Canyon
292 Old Ranch Road | $689,000
Pack your bags and make this carefree gem your own. On one of the most desired, lightly traveled streets in the Upper Canyon, you have the best of both worlds: the canyon vibe with easy access to all the village of Sierra Madre offers. Enjoy the restaurants, shops, theatre, hiking trails and parks. Award-winning Sierra Madre is rated one of the safest cities in the U.S. This bigger than it looks two bedroom, two bath home features a generous sized living room with focal fireplace, glass slider opening to the L-shaped patio, picturesque adjacent oak tree studded property thrills the eye with its expansive natural beauty without the cost of maintenance. Cozy kitchen opens to dining area and den. Newer central air, roof and exterior paint. Property can accommodate three small to regular sized cars. Feel yourself decompress as you take in the views from every window of trees, the canyon and the city lights.