1281 N Catalina Avenue Pasadena, CA 91104
This stylish 3-bedroom 2 bath Craftsman bungalow, located In the Historic Landmark District of Bungalow Heaven (one of the most acclaimed neighborhoods in Los Angeles), has been featured in many magazines, newspapers, books, and in the annual Bungalow Heaven Home and Garden Tours. Built in 1912 by Walter Waldock, an Illinois native, this home is one of 11 homes he built in Bungalow Heaven. The first impression one gets of this late-Craftsman home is the heavy masonry porch piers, chimney and port cochere supports,executed in the striking 'peanut brittle' style which incorporates a mixture ofArroyo Seco boulders and clinker brick. Creating a deliberately picturesque styleto the home. The home has been carefully updated with many modern touches while lovingly maintaining its original charm, the original hardwood floors, Inglenook fireplace, beautiful ceiling moldings and built-in dining hutch to name a few. As you enter the home through the foyer (once part of a wraparound porch), you immediately encounter the inviting Inglenock with its impressive river rock fireplace and a original leaded glass window. The adjacent den has built-in book cases with substantial storage. The dining room features a built-in buffet and china cabinet with glass doors. The kitchen was tastefully remodeled in 2014 in the bungalow style with all the modern conveniences featuring stainless steel Thermador range (professional grade), range hood, refrigerator and dishwasher. The kitchen floor is done with striking pavers. The primary bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, a large closet and a French door leading to the back deck and a spacious Mediterranean garden designed as a series of outdoor rooms. A European-style fountain at the center is shaded by four mature, fruitless olive trees and flanked by a floral garden and a pergola-covered dining area . Farther back are raised beds for vegetables and herbs, a gas-fed fire pit and seating area. Afternoon shade is provided by stands of cypress and melaleuca trees. There is ample room for a barbecue or even a full outdoor kitchen.Close to restaurants, bakeries, and coffee shops. This is a neighborhood and home you will love.
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