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Altadena Real Estate Report for April 2011

Altadena Real Estate:  The month of May is now behind us, and we are heading to the summer months – statistically when home sale increase.  Let’s see what has been happening in Altadena market the month of April.  Here are the statistics from the Pasadena Foothill Association of Realtors.

94 Homes were listed in the month of April.

24 Homes closed escrow and 30 homes went into pending status (in escrow).

Pending sales went up 25% in April vs. March.

The highest priced home sold was 2098 Crescent Drive at $1,555,000.  Surprisingly, it took only 22 day of escrow period to close the transaction.

The average price per square foot in April was $327.00, up 10.3% from March 2011.

Average Home Sold Price per/ Square Feet (11/2011-4/2011)

The median price of homes sold was higher in April at $530,000 (March $425,000).  Average days on the market was 80 days.

Number of Homes For Sale vs Sold vs Pended

There were more homes sold in March (27 homes closed) vs April (24 homes closed).  There was a 25% increase of pending homes (escrow opened) in April compare to March 2011.

Below, see the five recent homes sold in Altadena, which is updated automatically.  Buying or selling in Altadena?  Call us at 626-629-8439 for Complimentary Seller and Buyer Consultation.

  • Sat, 14 May 2022 10:45:00 +0000: $3,000,000 :: 1321 New York Drive, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Sold - Single Family Homes
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    4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 5,299 sq ft
    Lot Size: 19,254 sq ft
    Added: 04/05/22, Last Updated: 05/14/22
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-8928
    Community: Altadena
    Tract: Not Applicable
    Status: Sold


    Welcome to this beautiful example of Colonial architecture set in one of our area's most sought afterneighborhoods. Built in 1915, the four bedroom main home with four baths is elegantly done andmarries incredible period details with all the modern amenities of today. There is a space for everythingand everyone. The 4,791 SF residence has a stately wood-paneled library, two additional office spaces, asumptuous formal dining room that has a fireplace and opens to one of many shade dappled patios, abeautiful butler's pantry with glass fronted cabinets, an expansive family room wrapped in windowswith custom built-ins as well as a spacious, chef's kitchen and breakfast area that is ideal forentertaining. In addition, there is a 509 SF studio guest suite over the garage with its own kitchenette and bath,as well as a chauffer's bathroom off the garage. Some of the highlights include a spa-like master suitewith a walk-in closet that opens out to a roof top deck, three fireplaces, gracious built-ins, gleaming,polished hardwood floors, character details throughout and so much more.The property has a long history of being in commercials, films and videos due to its majestic curb appeal.Set back off the street with a gated entry and a tall front door framed by impressive wood columns youcan see the classic majesty of the design. There are numerous gardens, fruit trees and seating areasthroughout the 19,255 square foot parcel which makes this an idyllic home to use as a fully-outfittedretreat or for large-scale celebrations with friends. Don't miss this incredible home that exudescharacter and polish on a grand scale. A true Altadena treasure!

    Listed with Dhari Thein | (626) 437-7414, DPP


    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/!


  • Sat, 14 May 2022 10:16:00 +0000: $1,942,100 :: 2295 Norwic Place, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Sold - Single Family Homes
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    3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,145 sq ft
    Lot Size: 6,953 sq ft
    Added: 04/06/22, Last Updated: 05/14/22
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-8947
    Community: Altadena
    Tract: Not Applicable
    Status: Sold


    This idyllic ivy covered, English Tudor is located on the sought-after Norwic Place in Altadena. This isdesignated as an Altadena Heritage Area and called Norwic Village or little Normandie because of thepicturesque cul-de-sac where it is sited and the quaint village feel. The three bedroom, two bath home,with a den and bonus playroom, is filled with the grace and elegance of the period married with themodern amenities so desirable today. The residence welcomes you in with its spacious living roomwrapped in windows, gleaming hardwood floors and a stately fireplace. There are lovely featuresthroughout including peaked ceilings, original wide moldings, wainscoting, custom built-ins, Frenchdoors, updated bathrooms and a stunningly remodeled kitchen with a quaint breakfast nook.An unexpected bonus is the converted garage which is still usable for cars but is currently functioning asa beautifully styled multi-purpose space with a bar, utility area, lounge seating and a full gym! It is notto be missed and is hidden behind stately custom garage doors.The exterior of the house has a tall, gabled roof, mature plantings and an inviting front entry that allshowcase the property's gracious curb appeal. The charming back yard has intimate seating areas, aswell as an outdoor kitchen, offering the perfect place to entertain and also includes raised planting bedsso you can live farm to table, if so desired! Don't miss this incredible property, set in our magnificentSan Gabriel Mountain foothills, all in our treasured community.

    Listed with Dhari Thein | (626) 437-7414, DPP


    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/!


  • Sat, 14 May 2022 09:25:00 +0000: $1,210,388 :: 388 W Mendocino Street, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Sold - Single Family Homes
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    3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,590 sq ft
    Lot Size: 7,998 sq ft
    Added: 04/14/22, Last Updated: 05/14/22
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-9054
    Community: Altadena
    Tract: Other
    Status: Sold


    Welcome to this beautiful 1920's California Bungalow home with a crisp curb appeal located on a quiet street in Altadena. This charming, recently updated turn-key house opens to a spacious living room and dining area with pristine hardwood floors and a stunning river rock fireplace. A small hallway off the living room leads to a bathroom and one of the bedrooms that makes for a perfect guest bedroom. The kitchen connects through the archway next to the bar and features real wood cabinets with plenty of storage room, skylight, and a bay window overlooking a beautiful mature Avocado tree across the driveway. It connects to the laundry room which has a convenient separate entry door and walking past, you arrive at the den. The skylight in that room brings in natural night to create that bright, energetic office space that everyone is looking for in a house these days. This den connects to the bedrooms and to the hallway that leads to the Jack-and-Jill bathroom and the spacious family room in the back featuring two sliding Double-Door windows which open to the entertainer's backyard. Step out onto an amazing built-in deck surrounded by beautiful grass, mature trees, a BBQ area, and the perfect Cabana with a wet bar, a TV, and an under-counter refrigerator. Central A/C and heater, added new copper plumbing, and electrical panel upgrades, etc. were done in 2009. Detached double car garage recently painted is ready for your ADU! This is the perfect place to call home.

    Listed with Diego Kropman | (626) 466-6206, HomeSmart, Evergreen 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/!


  • Thu, 12 May 2022 14:08:00 +0000: $1,241,000 :: 822 Mountain View Street, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Sold - Single Family Homes
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    3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,229 sq ft
    Lot Size: 7,658 sq ft
    Added: 04/08/22, Last Updated: 05/12/22
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-8992
    Community: Altadena
    Tract: Not Applicable
    Status: Sold


    Don't miss seeing this charming, remodeled home located on a private, gated drive! Perfectly situated in the foothills of Altadena, steps away from local biking paths and hiking trails, and close to Jet Propulsion Laboratory as well as Descanso Gardens, California Institute of Technology, The Huntington Library and Gardens, the Pasadena Playhouse and Old Pasadena. A low maintenance, fenced yard with drought tolerant landscaping, attached garage and colorful front door are only some of the highlights welcoming you into this home. Parts of the interior are freshly painted; every room is light and bright, and the flowing floor plan lends itself to both everyday living and entertaining. The Living Room is spacious and open to the Dining Area, which boasts French doors to the backyard and rear patio, which is just perfect for enjoying a shaded alfresco meal or morning latte. Three nicely sized bedrooms, inc primary bedroom suite, are situated next to the updated baths, which feature marble countertops and top of the line finishes. The newer Kitchen is a delight; functional with everything you need, yet sleek and modern with pops of color and quartz counters. Other upgrades include new interior doors as well as newer shower doors, engineered hardwood floors, retractable screen doors and custom window treatments. The attached garage with a newer garage door is large with built in storage and a laundry room that has storage galore and plenty of room to prep and fold laundry. Mature and sophisticated overall, yet with a fun sense of charm, this home is truly move-in ready plus value, value, value!

    Listed with Augusta Sanborn | (626) 252-5711, 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, 12 May 2022 11:06:00 +0000: $1,850,000 :: 2005 Skyview Drive, Altadena CA, 91001 - Altadena - Sold - Single Family Homes
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    3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,954 sq ft
    Lot Size: 22,225 sq ft
    Added: 04/06/22, Last Updated: 05/12/22
    Property Type: Single Family
    MLS Number: P1-8949
    Community: Altadena
    Tract: Not Applicable
    Status: Sold


    Nestled in the foothills on over half an acre of lush grounds, this single level traditional-style home has been nicely updated. The floor plan lends itself to today's lifestyle, with open multi-purpose spaces that lead to the rear gardens and patio. Details include; crown moldings, wood floors, two fireplaces and an abundance of natural light throughout. The kitchen has Kitchen Aid stainless appliances, granite counters and custom cabinetry. There are three bedrooms and two baths. The primary suite has lovely views of the expansive backyard and the mountains beyond. The rear gardens are terraced and have wonderful entertaining areas- including an outdoor kitchen with refrigerator, sink and grilling station with additional burner. The grounds have mature plantings and majestic trees. This lovely home is located in a serene setting, yet is only minutes to shopping and dining options.

    Listed with Darrell Done | (626) 354-3551, Coldwell Banker 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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