178 North Chester Avenue, Pasadena California 91106
Built in 2005, this Single Family Home offers great space at a fabulous price!
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Welcome Home! This is truly a one of a kind opportunity to live in prime Pasadena next to shops, restaurants and museums at an affordable price. Move-in ready, with a great side yard, this home provides a great floor plan and space. New carpets, wood floors, newer paint and attached garage. Just down the street from Caltech and PCC.
|Interior Square Feet:
|1,980 sq. ft.
What improvements have you made since you purchased the home?
o Before we purchased the house in 2010, the back door was replaced
o We had the entire house painted in 2010
o Patio walls, walls at the back of the property were painted in 2010
o Patio floor stained in 2010
o Kitchen faucet and fixture replaced in 2010.
o All landscaping (including the drought tolerant flower bed, the vegetable garden, the citrus trees); the now mature citrus trees provide fruit annually.
o Ceiling fans in all bedrooms installed in 2012
o Interior paint in master bed/bath, half bath and nursery
o Exterior light fixtures replaced
What originally attracted you to this home?
o proximity to Caltech, PCC, and Poly
o walking distance to so much of Pasadena
o downstairs open floor plan
o large bedrooms
o private patio
o large closets
o large master bathroom with soaking tub
What do you like about the neighborhood?
o It’s close to everything. Walkable to grocery shopping, movies and Target and Old Town.
o Despite urban setting, it is quiet
Where do you shop?
o Ralph’s at Walnut and Lake
o Target at Oak Knoll and Colorado
o Farmer’s Market at PHS
o all over shops at South Lake and Old Town
What providers do you use for cable and internet?
When is trash pick-up day?
Are there any special neighborhood specific events?
o many events at PCC and Caltech (monthly flea market, lectures, shows, musical events)
o walking distance to Playhouse District
o Rose Bowl Parade is only 2 blocks away!
Which park do you go to?
o Grant Park just north of Del Mar between Michigan and Chester is an easy walk and the kids love it
o Victory Park and the Saturday morning farmers market are a 5 minute drive.
Any special hiking or outside activities that are close to your home?
o Eaton Canyon and several other great hikes are 5-10 min drive away
o Rose Bowl Parade passes by only two blocks away; we watch it every year!
Any recommended restaurants in the area and what do you love about them?
o Daisy Mint is just a couple of blocks away and is great for Thai
o the Dog House and Grill-it (grilled cheese) are also just 2 blocks away
o Malbec is excellent for date night and the food is fabulous
o El Portal is also really good and just about anything on Colorado is easy to get to
o Our favorites tend to be place we can walk to… no parking headaches. There are lots of options
Any vendor info that you would like to share with the future buyer – gardener, pool person, cleaning, etc.
o the gardener (Alfredo) is great and is paid for by the HOA for all areas not fenced.. We also often ask him to help us with gardening in the patio and backyard areas for a reasonable price.
o We use Maid Brigade for cleaning and they do a good job
o we use Octavio’s Tree Service for the backyard trees and they do a really good job fast!
For our Chinese Speaking Buyers:
Exclusively represented by Irina Netchaev of Pasadena Views Real Estate Team Inc.
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