• 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Studio Guest House with ¾ Bath
  • SF: 1,931

DESCRIPTION

An Elegant Marengo District home with just under 2,000 square feet, a guest house, and an in-home private office, it’s set up on a knoll on its large lot, and has been lovingly maintained by the same family for 42 years. Cross the long front sitting porch & enter the gracious entry hall into the generously sized living room, with its decorative fireplace, custom designed cabinetry, original hardwood floors, crown molding and abundant light. The formal Dining Room opens directly from the living room, and features French doors to the front porch and custom crown molding. The comfortable country kitchen includes some updated appliances and a charming breakfast room filled with morning light. The 3 bedroom suites and the private paneled office, are accessed off the elegant central hall. The large Main Bedroom is filled with light, has enough room for a separate sitting area, and has a pass through closet and a full bathroom, with stall shower, separate tub, built-in make up station, and original 1935 tilework. The remaining 2 bedrooms each have their own ¾ baths, with original tilework and step down enclosed showers. The work-from-home private office has large windows with view to the back yard and warm original real wood paneling. The detached guest house, measured at 363 square feet, and drawn on the original building plans, includes a freestanding kitchen unit with fridge, 2 burners and sink, along with a ¾ bath, gas heat and wall AC. The home has some updated systems including copper plumbing, central air and forced air heat. The home also features original solid oak doors, original hardwood floors in many areas, a separate laundry room, California basement, 2 car garage and additional storage room with service sink. The backyard has areas for play and dining as well as service and gardening and has tremendous potential to be redesigned for gracious outdoor living. With its incredible proximity to all that dreamy, desirable South Pasadena offers, including shops, restaurants, a Blue Ribbon awarded elementary school, plus the middle school just 2 blocks away, this is a great opportunity to live the increasingly popular South Pasadena lifestyle.

Offered at $1,880,000