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Altadena – May Trends in Real Estate

Altadena Real Estate Market: When the housing market peaked back in 2006, no one really thought about a long housing bust lasting up to 5 years.  However, we are seeing indications that it’s a great time to buy. Why?  For starters, the mortgage interest rate has been around 4.5% the first week of June 2011.  And, the lower home prices make it affordable for buyers who have been carefully waiting on the side lines.

Data for Altadena in the month of May: (data from I-Tech MLS)

105 properties were available for sale.

36 properties were sold, and 31 homes went into contract (escrow).

Compare to the month of April,  for sale units went up 9.4%.  Sold units increased by 38.5%.

Months of inventory fell from 3.7 months in April to 2.9 months in May, a change of 21.6%.

Homes closed sale in Altadena

Altadena May Housing inventory

 

The most expensive home sold in Altadena was 2230 Midlothian Drive.

4 Bedrooms, 3.75 Bathrooms

6,302 Square Feet Living area

30,736 Square Feet Lot size

Sold Price: $2,245,000

Listing/photo courtesy of Richard Kasten & Christina Ziesman (Podley Properties)

Beautiful Altadena home on Midlothian

Grandeur is yours with this 2 story home on Altadena’s most prestigious street, designed by C.A. Stoddard AIA & built in 2007 by Pierce Construction. A grand two story foyer greets you upon entering this 6300 plus square foot home. Architectural details abound, with oak hardwood floors, deep crown & base moldings, high ceilings, plantation shutters, polished nickel hardware & beautiful cabinetry everywhere. The huge kitchen has all Viking appliances, walk-in pantry & plenty of storage. Enormous family room. Formal living & dining rooms. Home office. Mud room. 4 large upstairs bedrooms, including a master suite with 2 walk-in closets & French doors leading to a balcony looking over the park like back yard. The master bath, with marble flooring & counters, spa tub & spacious shower, is one of 5 bathrooms. Large upstairs laundry room with granite counters. 4 separate HVAC zones makes the home comfortable & economical. Behind the home is a 4 car garage. This home is a gem in every way!

Are you interested in seeing properties which have sold in Altadena?  Below are list of homes which have closed escrow.  The information is updated automatically.

  • Fri, 17 May 2024 15:26:00 +0000: $1,555,000 :: 2492 New York Drive, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Sold - Single Family Homes
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    3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,709 sq ft
    Lot Size: 7,001 sq ft
    Added: 03/13/24, Last Updated: 05/17/24
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-16858
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Sold


    Welcome to your newly remodeled home! Completely taken to the studs, added 587SF plus 580sf deck. Renovated from roof to foundation and everything in between with great taste, and professionalism. Also house has potential for ADU.Step inside and experience the epitome of modern living, where every detail has been meticulously crafted to create a space that seamlessly blends style, comfort, and functionality.As you enter, you're greeted by the fresh scent of new paint and polished wood floors that stretch out before you. The open floor plan invites you to explore, with sunlight streaming in through newly installed double paned windows, illuminating the space with a warm and inviting glow.The heart of the home, the kitchen, beckons with its sleek, waterfall quartz countertops, state-of-the-art appliances, and ample storage space. Imagine preparing gourmet meals while chatting with family and friends gathered around the spacious island, adorned with elegant pendant lighting.Adjacent to the kitchen, conveniently the formal dining area, and the living area which invites relaxation with plush seating and a cozy fireplace, perfect for unwinding after a long day. As you sink into the comfort of the sofa, you can't help but admire the backyard. Retreat to the master suite, where tranquility awaits. The bedroom exudes luxury with its huge dual walk-in closets fit for fashionistas. The en-suite bathroom is a sanctuary unto itself, boasting a walk-in shower with rainfall shower head, adorned with sleek quartz countertop.Guests will feel equally pampered in their own quarters, complete with spacious bedrooms and stylish bathrooms featuring double vanity, modern finishes and thoughtful touches.Outside, the newly landscaped yard offers a private oasis for relaxation and entertainment. Picture yourself hosting al fresco dinners on the patio, surrounded by the mountain views, lush greenery and fruit trees.This remodeled home isn't just a place to live--it's a sanctuary where memories are made and dreams are realized. Welcome home.

    Listed with Aline Kharajian | (818) 288-6505, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Golden Properties


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  • Fri, 17 May 2024 10:03:00 +0000: $1,600,000 :: 1034 Morada Place, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Sold - Single Family Homes
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    5 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,115 sq ft
    Lot Size: 10,856 sq ft
    Added: 04/04/24, Last Updated: 05/17/24
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-17103
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Sold


    Take a journey into timeless elegance with this enchanting Craftsman-style home, complemented by a spacious covered front porch, complete with intricate craftsman details and a charming porch swing, a perfect spot to unwind. Through the oversized front door with beautifully designed antique door hardware, discover a classic living and dining area adorned with original wood box beam ceilings and large picture windows framing the front yard. In the living room, a cozy, currently decorative, fireplace flanked by built-in wood storage benches creates a focal point, while hardwood floors and a Craftsman-style ceiling fan add to the ambiance. Adjacent, 2 built-in cabinets with leaded glass doors, welcome you to the elegant dining room with an original built-in buffet with leaded glass doors, and a striking arts & crafts period hanging light fixture. Transitioning seamlessly, the kitchen awaits with tiled countertops, recessed lighting, and new wood-like laminate flooring. Also, a convenient Butler's pantry, a stylish half bath with penny-tiled floors, a stained glass window, and access to the backyard can be found here. Once outside, you will be delighted by the expansive backyard, featuring a lush lemon tree and plenty of space for outdoor enjoyment. Accessible from the backyard, the basement area offers a laundry space and additional storage. Back inside the home, the main floor hosts 2 bedrooms, the first of the 2 has a ceiling fan, oversized base molding, and a walk-in closet. The second bedroom on the main floor could also be used as an office space. Ascend the wood staircase to find three additional bedrooms and a full bathroom. The 2 bedrooms on the right feature crown molding, plush carpeting, and walk-in closets. The last bedroom has a rustic charm with wood plank ceilings and walls along with abundant natural light pouring in through 6 windows. At the end of the hallway, the full bathroom includes a classically tiled tub and shower combination and a single sink vanity, recessed lighting, and tile flooring. This home harmoniously blends classic craftsmanship with modern comfort, providing an inviting space for everyday living and entertaining. Embrace the opportunity to call this exceptional property your new home!

    Listed with Jason Berns | (626) 826-4544, Keller Williams Realty


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  • Thu, 16 May 2024 16:19:00 +0000: $1,760,000 :: 1701 Coolidge Avenue, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Sold - Single Family Homes
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    3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,825 sq ft
    Lot Size: 9,348 sq ft
    Added: 04/10/24, Last Updated: 05/16/24
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-17188
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Sold


    Welcome to 1701 Coolidge Avenue. This home is a sophisticated 3 bedroom/2 bathroom traditional on one of the most picturesque streets in the coveted presidential street area in Altadena. It offers spectacular views of the foothill mountains and a gracious living space. Featuring gleaming hardwood floors throughout, an attractive fireplace with built-in bookshelves, and a useful coat and shoe alcove in the living room. The primary bedroom with a coffered ceiling is en suite with a luxurious bathroom; the porcelain tiled floors, Carrera marble counters, and a wet room that contains the tub and shower complete the spa like experience. The vaulted ceiling in the family room creates a light and airy environment. The updated kitchen is tastefully appointed with granite counter tops and slate flooring which is a chef's dream. Seamlessly flowing from the kitchen to the family room to a yard with lush hedges, a fire pit and a private, serene patio area make it perfect for entertaining. The home is ideally located in close proximity to hiking trails and Eaton Canyon and is a dream come true.

    Listed with Mary Leonard | (213) 200-5802, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties


    Brought to you by Irina Netchaev, Pasadena Views Real Estate Team Inc. Call me today at 626-627-7107, or visit my website at www.pasadenaviews.com/free-home-search/!


  • Thu, 16 May 2024 15:55:00 +0000: $1,350,000 :: 200 W Mariposa Street, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Sold - Single Family Homes
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    2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,211 sq ft
    Lot Size: 5,781 sq ft
    Added: 04/18/24, Last Updated: 05/16/24
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-17304
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Sold


    A perfect Altadena Spanish! This pristine example of Spanish revival architecture has all the hallmarks of 1920s construction: hand-formed curves, troweled walls and handsome clay tile roof. The harmony of triple arches at the entry and gently pitched roof is complemented by alluring 'cat face' textured stucco exterior, an uncanny reflection of the decomposed granite path to the front door. The color palette here is earthy and alluring: cafe con leche walls, red grape trim and persimmon front door lead to a velvety warmwhite interior with light golden oak floors. Restraint of finishes inside allows the architecture to shine: coved ceilings with recessed trays and arched fireplace with stacked plaster mantle are perfect in their simplicity of form. A stunning arched picture window in the living room truly does offer the garden as art...and opposite: the right-sized dining room is a comfortable place to entertain and enjoy the peaceful vibe of this special home. Color enters the room in the adjoining updated kitchen, with rich emerald tile countertops, stainless appliances, two gleaming porcelain Shaws sinks and access to the generous backyard deck. The full bath, also updated with consideration, offers an arched shower tiled in sea glass green and built-in storage. Two bedrooms with dual-direction window exposure enjoy garden views and ample natural light. The hallway built-in linen cupboard and office nook are charming original features that have been miraculously preserved. Outdoor spaces here are private, offering room for dining, entertaining and quiet enjoyment, including ornamental, native and edible garden plantings. Chefs and entertainers will appreciate the outdoor kitchen sink and counter, as well as the grill-ready gas line piped to the back deck. Parking is easy in the driveway with automatic gate, or in the updated two-car garage outfitted with lighting and electrical - an easy-access bonus work/studio space ready to go. Close to all hiking, parks, farmer's market, coffee, restaurants and more to come in burgeoning artsy Altadena, it just doesn't get better than this.

    Listed with Teresa Fuller | (626) 483-0710, COMPASS


    Brought to you by Irina Netchaev, Pasadena Views Real Estate Team Inc. Call me today at 626-627-7107, or visit my website at www.pasadenaviews.com/free-home-search/!


  • Wed, 15 May 2024 13:32:00 +0000: $2,425,000 :: 860 La Vina Lane, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Sold - Single Family Homes
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    5 beds, 6 baths
    Home size: 3,925 sq ft
    Lot Size: 7,628 sq ft
    Added: 04/14/24, Last Updated: 05/15/24
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-17238
    Community: Altadena
    Tract: Other
    Status: Sold


    Located in the coveted Altadena gated community of La Vina. Situated in a cul-de-sac on a premier lot that was originally built as a model with its own gated pool and spa. Entry to the home is through a gated courtyard with built-in fountain. The formal 2 story soaring entry exudes dramatic light and leads to the living room with beautiful fireplace and then into the dining room with hand painted ceiling. The large, remodeled kitchen with a center island with seating, plus a built-in seating area, stainless top end appliances, built-in desk all adjoined to the spacious family room with built ins. This home also boasts a butler's pantry, great for entertaining. This home features 5 bedrooms (all ensuites with remodeled baths) plus a powder room. Follow the gracious staircase upstairs and you will find 3 of the ensuites and the primary with beautiful fireplace and spa like bathroom, over-sized closet, with an area that is being used as a home gym or could be a private sitting area or office with a private deck facing west. The upstairs family room/bonus room is currently being used as a home office. Also, one upstairs bedroom has an exterior stairway leading from the courtyard. There is also an additional bedroom suite downstairs that is currently being used as a playroom. The 2-car garage has access to the home through the large laundry room with sink, the single car garage is separate both with automatic rollup garage doors.Additional Features:3,886 sf as per assessor (measured at 3,925 sf), lot size 7,630 sf Built in 19975 bedrooms/ 5 full baths and 1 powder room (all bathrooms, kitchen and family room have been remodeled)Large, remodeled kitchen with island an adjoining great roomButler's pantry with wine refrigerator 2 Family rooms (one upstairs and one downstairs)1-2 car garage with direct access into laundry roomGated pool and spa with AquaLink interior controlsLarge outdoor entertainment areaDual zoned Heating and AirSecurity systemIndoor/outdoor Sonos surround sound systemInterior fire sprinklersCommunity pool and park with playgroundGated entryMello Roos (approximately 4 years left) & HOA

    Listed with Gena Pinkerton | (818) 489-6644, COMPASS


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  • Tue, 14 May 2024 14:03:00 +0000: $2,675,000 :: 1752 E Altadena Drive, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Sold - Single Family Homes
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    5 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,477 sq ft
    Lot Size: 20,108 sq ft
    Added: 03/19/24, Last Updated: 05/14/24
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-16907
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Sold


    This beautiful single-story 1948 California traditional style home, set back off Altadena Drive, is tucked away behind beautiful mature landscaping. Sited on the corner of Tanoble Drive, the property includes a 2,885 SF residence and a 592 SF Guest House. Enter the home through the formal entry into the living room, which features hardwood floors, a fireplace, recessed lights, and double French doors to a private patio. The dining room features wainscoting, hardwood floors, and is conveniently located off the kitchen and the family room. A highlight of the entertainment feel of this sprawling home is the spacious family room, which features walnut wood paneling, high beamed ceilings with skylights, large windows, a brick fireplace, and French doors to the spacious covered patio and rear yard. The eat-in kitchen is a light-filled space overlooking the rear yard, offers plenty of storage, and has access to the side brick patio. The main house offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The primary bedroom suite has sliding doors to the back patio offers views of the rear yard, generous closets, and a luxurious bathroom with granite counters, stall shower, jetted tub, and dual sinks. The 1,700 SF covered rear brick patio is perfect for outdoor dining & entertaining. A tiered brick fountain frames the steps from the patio to the wide driveway, garden, and in-ground spa. The separate Guest House is a wonderful amenity, offering 1 bedroom and a 3/4 bathroom (could be the 5th bedroom). This flexible space could be used as a workshop space, a home office, or for multi-generational living or visiting guests. There are French doors, skylights, tile floors, a kitchen sink and storage cabinet, plus room for a refrigerator and stove, and a brand new water heater. System upgrades in the main home include a newer HVAC system and a newer water heater. The 30-year roof is a Duralite tile, which was replaced in 2008. Mature landscaping is bountiful on the spacious lot with raised planter beds, vegetable garden, mature deodar tree, citrus trees, camellia plants, and a rock climbing wall! There is also a private outdoor shower to rinse off after enjoying the spa. The automatic driveway gate makes it easy to come and go from the property off the side street, Tanoble. The finished 2-car garage has a tile floor and automatic door. There is plenty of on-site parking and room for basketball games and wheel toys on the wide, flat driveway. Enjoy all the recreational possibilities!

    Listed with Sarah Rogers | (626) 390-0511, The Agency


    Brought to you by Irina Netchaev, Pasadena Views Real Estate Team Inc. Call me today at 626-627-7107, or visit my website at www.pasadenaviews.com/free-home-search/!


  • Mon, 13 May 2024 16:43:00 +0000: $2,789,550 :: 1715 E Altadena Drive, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Sold - Single Family Homes
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    4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,005 sq ft
    Lot Size: 34,260 sq ft
    Added: 04/02/24, Last Updated: 05/13/24
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-17074
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Sold


    An architectural gem, ''The Tubbs House,'' built in 1920, is an example of fine craftsman detail. There is a warm inviting veranda that welcomes your guests. This home has many updated systems but retains architectural integrity with built-in cabinetry and vintage baths. The gourmet cooks kitchen has been remodeled with high end appliances such as La Cornue 5 burner range and Miele Ovens and dishwasher. A large basement has natural light and could be used for an art studio, office, or multipurpose room. There is a new pickle ball court and lovely backyard space. An oversized 2 car garage as well as outside parking provide ample space for you and your guests.

    Listed with Maureen Hollingsworth | (626) 396-3904, Sotheby's International Realty, Inc.


    Brought to you by Irina Netchaev, Pasadena Views Real Estate Team Inc. Call me today at 626-627-7107, or visit my website at www.pasadenaviews.com/free-home-search/!


  • Thu, 09 May 2024 18:35:00 +0000: $3,260,000 :: 2060 Minoru Drive, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Sold - Single Family Homes
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    5 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 3,525 sq ft
    Lot Size: 21,140 sq ft
    Added: 04/15/24, Last Updated: 05/09/24
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-17256
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Sold


    Welcome to your dream home nestled against the backdrop of the San Gabriel mountains, in the prestigious Country Club area of Altadena! Prepare to be captivated by this recently expanded and meticulously crafted single-level Modern Spanish-style residence on nearly a half acre lot, boasting luxurious amenities and entertainment space. With a total of 3,525 SF of living space, this 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home offers 3,109 SF in addition to the new construction 1 bedroom, 1 full bathroom 416 SF ADU. This home features a light-filled home office and an incredible family room with a high ceiling and tall sliding glass doors, which provide access to the front and rear yards. Every corner of this residence exudes sophistication, with attention to detail evident in its design. The barrel ceilinged living room showcases a large arched window facing the front courtyard and succulent garden, and a wood-burning fireplace. Enter the formal dining room through a large arched entry and view the expansive, fully hedged front yard. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, including a Bosch dishwasher, Samsung refrigerator, double oven, plus a charming breakfast nook. The walk-in food pantry and separate laundry room are adjacent to the kitchen. Each bathroom takes on its own timeless character, with exquisite tilework. The primary suite is a resort-like sanctuary, with its tall sliding glass doors and view of the pool. The new primary bath features tile accents, dual sinks, large soaking tub, a dual-headed shower and a large walk-in closet. The hardwood floors are natural-finish oak. This 21,141 SF lot is a true SoCal outdoor oasis. Enjoy the new, large infinity pool with a fountain feature, a trellised brick dining patio, an open grassy area, and a raised vegetable garden, and lighted sports court. The newly built ADU is a stand-alone structure, polished concrete floors, new kitchen appliances, heating + A/C, and French doors. There is an additional 321 SF of storage space. Additional features include: new dual pane windows + doors (some windows are original character windows), new multi-zoned HVAC, new roof, LED lighting, and smart-home features, including cameras and Nest thermostats, a detached, finished 413 SF 2-car garage, and EV car charger. The hedged and private yard features all new hardscape/ landscape plus citrus trees + 2 mature oaks. Enjoy easy access to hiking trails. This Modern Spanish-style masterpiece is sure to exceed your expectations.

    Listed with Sarah Rogers | (626) 390-0511, The Agency


    Brought to you by Irina Netchaev, Pasadena Views Real Estate Team Inc. Call me today at 626-627-7107, or visit my website at www.pasadenaviews.com/free-home-search/!


  • Thu, 09 May 2024 17:53:00 +0000: $1,910,000 :: 3687 Giddings Ranch Road, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Sold - Single Family Homes
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    4 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 2,844 sq ft
    Lot Size: 6,521 sq ft
    Added: 05/09/24, Last Updated: 05/09/24
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-17585
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Sold




    Listed with Megan Ferrell | (626) 205-4040, COMPASS


    Brought to you by Irina Netchaev, Pasadena Views Real Estate Team Inc. Call me today at 626-627-7107, or visit my website at www.pasadenaviews.com/free-home-search/!


  • Thu, 09 May 2024 17:07:00 +0000: $1,312,000 :: 424 Alta Pine Drive, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Sold - Single Family Homes
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    4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,977 sq ft
    Lot Size: 15,848 sq ft
    Added: 04/03/24, Last Updated: 05/09/24
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: IV24060712
    Community: Altadena
    Status: Sold


    Great home in a nice neighborhood, located in a cul-de-sac. This 4-bedroom 2-bathroom single story home with an 15,000sqt lot an open floor plan, fireplace in living room is a gem waiting to be purchased. Great opportunity with some Tlc, this property will transform into a dream house.

    Listed with VANESSA GORDON | 951-961-8328, ALTICORE REALTY


    Brought to you by Irina Netchaev, Pasadena Views Real Estate Team Inc. Call me today at 626-627-7107, or visit my website at www.pasadenaviews.com/free-home-search/!


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