Last month the most expensive luxury home sale in La Crescenta was in the popular Pinecrest neighborhood located at 5457 Pineridge Drive. I had the pleasure of viewing this La Crescenta listing on caravan day. The real estate agent who sold the home was a former client of mine. When I sold her and her husband their Altadena home, she worked for a furniture store, and several years after their home purchase she became a real estate agent. Fortunately for me, she is one of my few clients who have obtained a real estate license.
MLS remarks read (we are limited to characters and that’s why the last sentence was cut-off): This sophisticated, updated east facing home is located in the highly desirable Pinecrest Area of La Crescenta. It has been lovingly maintained and has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a wine cellar, and convertible den that can be used as a fourth bedroom. The spacious master bedroom has an en suite bath with tub and a separate steam shower. The large bright kitchen, with adjoining eating area, has a wood-burning brick fireplace, sliding bi-fold doors that open wide to the patio and gives the feeling of being outdoors. The private backyard has everything you desire for entertaining guests, including a beautiful cascading fountain, outdoor bar, and a covered patio perfect for barbecues and parties. There is an expansive flat area perfect for play or relaxation, as well as persimmon, avocado and lime trees. Recent renovations include new designer paint, espresso colored hand-hewn hardwood floors, Pella triple pane energy efficient windows, and recessed ceiling lights and speakers. All three baths have been recently updated with top of the line finishes. Additional updates include newer copper plumbing, upgraded electrical panel, and a two-car attached garage with an automatic door. The roof is made of a durable composite wood shake material. In additi
This mid-century beauty sold for $1,300,000 – $102,000 over the asking price. The seller’s purchased this home in 2005 for $869,500. At which time the MLS remarks read: Delightful home in the Pinecrest Area. Original owners have maintained and improved the home beautifully. Fantastic totally remodeled gourmet kitchen with granite counters, top of the line built-ins, convection oven and much more. The baths have been updated with newer toilets and sinks. Copper Plumbing. The downstairs bedroom could be a recreation room. Newer slider opens from the family room to a covered patio and lovely back yard which is surrounded by mature trees. Very peaceful and private back yard. Newer roll up garage door and new garage door opener. Seller is in escrow on a purchase home. Escrows to close as concurrent as possible. Sale of this home is contingent on the successful closing of Sellers purchase home.
If you want to learn more about La Crescenta real estate and the different neighborhoods contact Phyllis Harb @ 818 790-7325