December 16, 2020, 10:23 am
With the Holidays around the corner, are you looking for an escape? Look no further than our weekly roundup of virtual tours. An impeccable Mid-Century in the hills of Glendale, a designer renovation in chic Silver Lake, and even a modernized English Cottage are yours to enjoy. Happy touring!
Glendale | Clair Philip 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. Official records of the house indicate three bedrooms and two bathrooms, though one bedroom has been reconfigured to create an en suite, master bath which could easily be returned. 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.
Carthay Square | 1925 Jewel-Box Character Home
1048 Stearns Drive | $2,495,000
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. A bubbling fountain, lush greenery and sitting porch create a serene curbside welcome. Romantic period details bask every room and create an emotional and timeless appeal. The formal living room with vaulted beamed ceiling, period leaded windows, original wood-burning hearth & a wet bar opens to the den/media room. 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 & 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, child’s playroom, guest room or media zone.
Silver Lake | Renovated Contemporary
1388 Lucile Avenue | $2,120,000
Beautifully renovated by Devall Design Home, this modern contemporary has both warmth and style. A soft plaster interior throughout, cozy up in the living room with fireplace and open kitchen-dining floor plan. The superior chefs kitchen features: custom millwork, high-end Italian appliances, an oversized Caesar Stone Island that flows seamlessly out to an entertainer’s deck and sweeping mountain views with a romantic fire pit. The master bedroom featured direct facing views and a large luxurious bathroom with a floating vanity. A relaxing outdoor hot tub will be your perfect escape. The large guest house is perfect for family or a work from home office. The gated property has a long driveway and two-car garage. This home is situated one block from all Sunset Junction has to offer, shops, restaurants and the weekly farmer’s market.
Glassell Park | Sagamore Park Traditional
4429 West Avenue 42 | $998,000
This Sagamore Park Traditional has been beautifully updated, while maintaining period charm. Superbly located and proudly built in 1939, this home feels grounded and comfortable in its skin — welcoming those that visit. One is greeted by solid oak hardwood floors throughout, light-filled spaces, a dining room that seats six and opens to a modern and pleasing kitchen. The home’s principal bedroom features an ensuite bath and access to the private and delightful rear outdoor space with room for barbequing and relaxing under the trees. Two additional bedrooms and a bath round out the floor plan. Thoughtful upgrades and features make this home a stand-out in NELA – a three-car garage, motorized and stylish wooden driveway gate, upgraded systems, bolted for earthquakes, elfa closet systems, and a water softener with reverse osmosis system. Lovingly maintained, this home is sure to please!
Sierra Madre | 1963 California Ranch
520 Sierra Meadow Drive | $1,198,000
This stunning California Ranch is beautifully appointed and located in the quaint village of Sierra Madre. A desirable single-level floor plan features a living room with large picture windows, mood lighting, and a natural brick fireplace. The dining room off of the kitchen has an expansive glass door opening to a lovely vine-covered patio perfect for entertaining and dining al fresco. A sparkling pool with a built-in fountain grace the backyard and a shaded area make for perfect places to play or relax outdoors and enjoy the mountain views. Finishing the home is the off-kitchen laundry with Samsung washer/dryer, the attached two-car garage with finished walls and LED lighting could be an ideal workspace. Recent updates include new insulation, furnace upgrades, pool pump replacement, plumbing fixtures, and new refrigerator and range.
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!