Last month, September 2016, the most expensive Glendale luxury home sale was 801 Cumberland Road. Just 3 bedrooms and 3 baths this 3516 square foot Spanish Revival sold for $1,650,000.
MLS remarks read: This coveted Northwest Glendale corner lot home evokes all the allure of Spanish Revival. Formal yet friendly; this home presents distinctive architectural features coupled w/ updates for a contemporary lifestyle. Stunning Formal Entry is framed by scalloped arches that carry throughout the home. Step down over-sized Living Room w/ open beamed ceiling, original leaded glass window capturing views of Griffith Park mountains, Batchelder Fireplace, & French Doors leading to an intimate veranda overlooking the lower patio & large grassy yard. Den w/ custom floor & ceiling. Large Formal Dining Room w/ period light fixtures & coved ceiling is perfect for gatherings. The beautifully updated kitchen w/ Carrera Marble, Viking appliances, & custom cabinetry is adjacent to the Breakfast Room & charming kitchen courtyard; perfect for morning coffee. All Bedrooms have generous proportions & custom closet systems. Vintage Magnesite staircase leads to the spectacularly unique lower level Family/Media Room accented w/ fireplace, wet-bar, wine room, & half bath. Sited in the highly desirable Ard Eevin/Highland Historic District; the home is DTLA/Studio close & easy access to a multitude of venues.
The sellers purchased the home in 2004 for $1,057,500. At this time MLS remarks read:
Special Spanish Revival style home dramatic inside and out! Located in a fabulous NW neighborhood, this home offers a living rm w/ tressle-beamed ceiling, stained glass window and fireplace, that opens through French doors to a loggia overlooking gardens with a fountain. Huge formal din. room, cozy den, sunny big breakfast room adjacent to a big freshly painted kitchen. The coup d’ resistance is the 700 sq. ft. room on a lower level accessed from the main hall and down a tiled staircase. This is a perfect space for billiards, office, media/entertainment, artist studio or whatever! This space, original to the structure, with fireplace, tiled floor, kitchenette and 1/2 bath is a one-of-a kind feature that is not common to the homes of the neighborhood. There is a big grassy private backyard with room for a pool.