Last month (March 2018) the most expensive luxury home sale in La Canada was 4377 Commonwealth. This home listed for $5,795,000 and sold for $5,371,250. This French country gated estate was constructed in 2008. The seller’s paid $4,995,000 for this home in 2009. Marketing luxury real estate is more difficult than your average home. Therefore, attention to detail is critical.
MLS remark from last month’s sale read: Don’t miss seeing this Fabulous French Country Estate in a prime Flintridge location! This is the home you have been waiting for. Thoughtfully designed, the flowing floor plan has room for everyone! With over 8000 square feet of living space, this stunning 6 bedroom, 8 bath home offers the finest in design, materials and finishes, including 4 fireplaces, pool, spa and outdoor kitchen. Gleaming hardwood floors, light and bright throughout – spacious rooms with vaulted ceilings make this home perfect for day to day living, as well as entertaining on a grand scale. The lower level boasts an enormous game room with wet bar, full theater with plush seating, a wine cellar with tasting room and a gym with sauna; all absolutely perfect for visitors, parties or family get togethers. The Chef’s Kitchen is a dream, complete with walk in pantry, office space, a butler’s pantry area, wine cooler and built in ice maker and top of the line appliances. This stunning Kitchen has views to the resort like backyard and is open to the charming Family Room. This home personifies the California indoor/outdoor living experience with French doors, making for easy access to the patio with fireplace, outdoor kitchen, pool with waterslide, waterfall and ”beach” entry. The stunning
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In 2009, this home listed for $7,600,000 then sold $2,680,000 under the list price. I don’t know if the character count has changed since 2009, but these MLS remarks were also cut off.
MLS remark from the previous 2009 sale: One of a kind – French Country estate in prime Flintridge location. Built with the finest materials & craftsmanship this home combines the best of old world charm and every possible amenity of today. There are beautiful hardwood floors, 3 fireplaces, spacious rooms and a grand curved staircase. The lower level has a huge game room w/wet bar, full theater & lounge/poker room, wine cellar & tasting room, gym/dance studio & sauna, bedroom & full bath. The beautifully landscaped backyard is like a r