September 2021 the most expensive home sold in Glendale was 1450 Royal Blvd. This gorgeous Spanish was listed for $2,465,000 and sold in ten days for $2,800,000, $335,000 over the asking price. The sellers purchased this home in January 2002, for $985,000.
MLS Remarks for 1450 Royal Blvd. Glendale read: The Tupper House. Built in 1931, this Spanish Colonial Revival home is a superb example of California’s signature architecture style. With stunning original features, pool with spa & fountain plus a guest apartment over the three car garage, this is the property to make your dreams come true. Located on a large corner lot in the Royal Canyon Historic District, the home is named after the original owners who founded Glendale’s Ford dealership. Enter the home into a two story tower foyer and view the unique staircase with custom tile, wood and wrought iron. Elegant entertaining returns in the grand living room featuring a vaulted trussed beam ceiling with original frescos and a corner beehive fireplace. Both the formal dining and living rooms have French Doors to the 750 sq ft courtyard for a fabulous indoor/outdoor lifestyle complete with a charming fireplace. Enjoy the study overlooking Royal Blvd as your handsome home office.
Welcome your overnight guests in the downstairs en-suite bedroom. Be entranced by the architectural features throughout the home & guest apt including, steel casement windows, hardwood floors, hardware, Spanish tiles, wall sconces & light fixtures and custom wood doors. Upstairs features an expansive master suite with a large balcony overlooking Royal Blvd, walk in closet & original vanity. The master bath’s focal point is a casement window surrounded by tiles. Two additional grand bedrooms also have original vanities and share a huge bathroom. The lower level staircase leads to a great room with a third interior fireplace – and matches the living room in size directly above.
The handsome kitchen & breakfast rooms overlook the glamorous pool and spa recently added by the current owners. Several outdoor spaces surround the pool including an upper level deck used as a putting green. Laundry room off kitchen has exterior door to pool area too! The detached, three car garage has a charming 362 sq ft guest apartment above with 3/4 bath and kitchen. The apt overlooks the pool and has its own architectural allure! Twice included on The Glendale Historical Society’s Home Tours the property may be eligible for recognition on the Glendale Historic Resource and the Mills Act. Close to 2 & 134 freeways with easy access to Hollywood studios, DTLA, Pasadena and La Canada. Minutes to dining and shopping at the Americana at Brand. Glendale has awarding winning schools & beautiful parks and is nestled around picturesque mountains