Storybook English Cottage in Pasadena California
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436 South Craig Avenue
List Price: $725,000
Sales Price: $680,000
Sales Date: June 16,2011
Year Built: 1925
Bedrooms/Bathrooms: 3 bedrooms and 1.75 baths & Guest Quarters with an additional bath
Interior Square Footage – Data per Assessor: 1,409 sq. ft.
Lot Square Footage – Data per Assessor: 8,446 sq. ft.
Parking: 2-Car Dettached Garage and Porte Cocher
Additional Features: Central Air Conditioning & Heating, Tankless Water Heater, Fireplace, California Basement, Laundry inside Garage
Nestled between Caltech and Huntington Library, this picturesque English cottage offers “old world” charm. Warm and inviting, a spacious, light-filled living room has casement windows, an exposed brick wall with a brick fireplace, gleaming hard wood floors and a Solatube skylight. It opens up into a formal dining room, also with a Solatube, that leads to an enclosed sun room porch through French, sliding glass doors.
The kitchen has recently been updated with granite counter tops, new sink, faucet, garbage disposal and newer energy efficient vinyl windows. A serving window opens into the dining room and makes it a pleasure to entertain and captures the character of this 1925 home perfectly.
A generous front bedroom features french windows, hardwood floors and paneled walls which are a beautiful addition to this home’s atmosphere. The second bedroom with its large windows creates a tranquil environment and is serviced by a full bathroom with period cabinetry and yellow tile.
A light & bright master bedroom features lots of windows and a sitting area overlooking a large and lovely yard. The 3/4 master bath has colorful tiles, a new pedestal sink and flooring.
An enclosed sun porch adds to the charm, functionality and living space of this home. It is approximately 200 sq. ft. and is not included in the assessor’s data.
A California basement offers extra storage and has a tankless water heater.
A private yard with many fruit trees including Meyer Lemon, Avocado – the tastier ‘Fuerte’ variety, Apple, Satsuma Mandarin, Pomegranate, Guava, Fig, and Blood Orange truly highlight the joy of living in Pasadena where everything grows year round!
This Caltech gem has a nostalgic design with modern conveniences like central air conditioning & heating, CAT-5e ethernet wiring and tankless water heater. The exterior of this home has been coated with Tex-Cote on stucco and wood trim with the original product carrying a life-time warranty. The entire house has been re-piped with copper plumbing from street to back of house, including verticals to faucets – garage excluded. The roof has been inspected and roofer certified.
And… one of the most surprising features is hard to find guest quarters over the garage provide a wood paneled bedroom with bathroom, beautiful views and privacy. Perfect for guests or in-laws.
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Pasadena Schools Assigned to this Home:
Blue Ribbon (2009) Hamilton Elementary School is just a few minutes away!