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Pasadena’s Gamble House

If you haven’t been to the Gamble House in Pasadena yet call me. I’m ready to check it out again, you need to see it, let’s make it happen!

Batchelder Fireplaces in Pasadena

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.

East Mountain Street Pasadena

The first of these homes, located in the North Pasadena Heights Landmark District, features not one but two Batchelder fireplaces! Continue reading