Last month, June 2016, the most expensive Glendale luxury home sale was 849 Cavanagh Rd.
This architectural treasure sold for $1,743,500 nearly $50,000 over asking to a cash buyer. The only drawback to the home was the lack of a back yard.
MLS remarks read: Stunning 1927 Spanish home built by Paul Williams. Completely restored and updated for todays lifestyle while maintaining all of it’s beauty and charm, along with most of it’s original wrought iron, and floors. Drive through the automatic gates into a very private driveway and two car garage. Beautiful courtyard leads you to the front. The Paul Williams designed floor plan has such a wonderful flow with views of the city throughout. The details, charm and character of this home are too many to list. Full of light, enter the first floor through a formal foyer and you’ll find the gorgeous Living Room with fireplace, family room with fireplace, formal dining room, bedroom with full bath, and kitchen. Walk up the stunning staircase to find two more large bedrooms each with their own full bathrooms. The master suite has it’s own outside deck with the most incredible views, and sunsets. All three bathrooms have been remodeled, along with the kitchen. The large eat-in kitchen has new ceaser-stone counter tops, subway tile, custom cabinetry, walk in pantry, all new appliances that include a Sub-Zero fridge, Wolf range and a built-in, plumbed Miele coffee system. 1,200 square foot walk in basement that could be converted into anything you dream of!
The seller’s purchased this beautiful piece of Glendale real estate in 2013 for $1,200,000; I had seen the home prior to their purchase. This Spanish had great bones, but needed a lot of updating.
MLS remarks read: Amazing Historic view home designed by PAUL WILLIAMS. Dramatic styling takes advantage of the fabulous views from every window. Ornamental stone fireplaces. Glamorous entry foyer Step down large Living Room Formal Dining Room with hand wrought iron gates and View balcony. Breakfast room Butlers Pantry There is a convertible bedroom/office with full bath on entry floor. Upstairs is a spacious Master Suite with Dressing Room, full bath and a room sized patio with a view across the San Fernando valley. The companion upstairs bedroom has a City view balcony. There is a huge basement with complete Laundry facilities and rooms of storage. Garden paths surround the landscaped grounds.
Prior to this sale, the home was listed on and off since 2008:
302 days $1,595,000 expired 5/15/08
92 days $1,595,000 expired 11/04/08
167 days $1,350,000 expired 12/31/10
60 days $1,289,000 sold 9/10/13
And for lease: 258 days $3,750 (lease) expired 11/07/08
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