Almost Pasadena. File this one under strange but true. Almost Pasadena is a place in Pasadena and not in Pasadena at the same time. A place where some people live within the Pasadena city limits, some don’t live in any city at all, and some can leave the city of Pasadena without leaving the house. Continue reading →
Posted onApril 14, 2016|Comments Off on Country Cottage for sale in Pasadena’s Caltech Neighborhood
262 S Berkeley Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91107
1,760 sq. ft.
Pasadena is one of America’s best places to live. As home to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the world-famous ArtCenter college of design, and the California Institute of Technology, or Caltech, Pasadena has plenty of intellectual cred. Pasadena is where some of mankind’s most astounding scientific achievements have occurred and where Albert Einstein served as a visiting professor in the early 1930’s. Continue reading →
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Posted onMay 17, 2014|Comments Off on Pasadena Caltech area Spanish-style home – SOLD above asking price with multiple offers.
Update: This one is gone but there are others like it out there. Call me and we will find the one for you…
Classic 1928 Spanish in prime Caltech area of Pasadena. First time on the market in 50 years! Filled with charm and character with period details intact, this beautiful home features hardwood floors throughout, a large and inviting living room, Batchelder-style fireplace, formal dining room plus cozy breakfast nook, and an updated kitchen.
I’ll never forget the day I found out my home had a Batchelder fireplace. Many years ago I was in a tile store in Pasadena and saw something that looked very familiar. I asked the salesperson, “what is that tile?” She said “it’s a Batchelder reproduction.” I said “I have that same tile on my fireplace.” Her eyes got huge and she exclaimed “you have a Batchelder fireplace?” I said “I do now.” Who knew?
Anyway, enough about me. This week I had the unexpected pleasure of viewing two homes for sale in Pasadena with exquisite Batchelder fireplaces.
The first of these homes, located in the North Pasadena Heights Landmark District, features not one but two Batchelder fireplaces! Continue reading →