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