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887 Flintridge Avenue
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011


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Property Remarks

This exquisite Spanish Colonial Revival Estate is situated in the heart of La Canada-Flintridge and boasts over 1 3/4 acres of private, lush, park-like grounds. A Harry G. Johansing design from the 1920's, this former Showcase House combines old world charm with modern day amenities. A rare architectural masterpiece, this home features timeless aesthetic detail from its original Batchelder tiles, stunning custom details, high ceilings throughout and floor to ceiling windows. French doors flow out to the patio area and is ideal for indoor-outdoor entertaining all year round. Lush gardens lead you to it's elegant- ornate pool and spa with expansive brick inlaid outdoor patios that overlook the tranquil gardens and stunning mountain views. Beautifully expanded in 2006 with a new, romantic mas

Property Details

MLS#
317004429
Days on Market
157
Year Built
1924
Square Feet
9,386
Lot Size
1.64 Acres
Property Subtype
Single Family
Source of SqFt
Taped
Source of Lot Size
Public Records

Location

State
CA
Area
La Canada Flintridge (634)
County
Los Angeles

Schools

School District
La Canada

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Listing provided courtesy of Steve Davis , COMPASS


Exterior

Lot Acreage
1.64
Garage Spaces
3
Waterfront
No

Pool
Heated - Gas
Private Pool
Patio Features
Porch
View
Hills View
Mountain View

Interior

Kitchen Features
Gourmet Kitchen
Granite Counters
Island
Open To Family Room
Pantry
Remodeled
Bedroom Features
2 Master Bedrooms
All Bedrooms Up
Dressing Area
Master Retreat
Master Suite
Walkincloset
Bathroom Features
Double Vanity(S)
Dual Entry (Jack & Jill) Bath
Granite
Powder Room
Remodeled
Shower And Tub
Tile
Bathroom Count
4 Full Baths
3 Half Baths
Interior Features
2 Staircases
Basement
Cathedral-Vaulted Ceilings
High Ceilings (9 Feet+)
Open Floor Plan
Other
Recessed Lighting
Storage Space
Additional Rooms
Dining Room
Master Bedroom
Great Room
Basement
Family Room
Formal Entry
Jack And Jill Room
Living Room
Office
Separate Family Room
Dressing Area
Two Masters
Walk-In Closet
Equip/Appliances
Bar Ice Maker
Dishwasher
Garbage Disposal
Refrigerator
Flooring
Hardwood
Stone
Stone Tile
Fireplaces
Decorative
Laundry
Individual Room

Additional Property Details

Guest House
No
Available for Lease
No
Horse Property
No
Maids
No

Style
Colonial
Spanish
Property Condition
Updated/Remodeled
Lot Description
Landscaped
Lawn
Community Features
Equestrian Center
Spa
Private Spa
AC/Cooling
Central A/C
Heating
Forced Air
Zoned
Sewer
Septic Tank
Parking
Garage
Garage - Three Door
Parking For Guests
Parking For Guests - Onsite
Porte-Cochere
Private
Pull-Through

La Cañada Flintridge

La Cañada Flintridge is a special enclave tucked between the San Gabriel Mountains, Angeles National Forest, and the San Rafael Hills. Known for having some of the most highly ranked schools in California and in the U.S. overall, this close-knit community is beloved by those who call are lucky to call it home. With a population of approximately 20,000, La Cañada Flintridge has the appeal and quiet, protective, calm of a small town and yet it is just a short ride away from downtown Los Angeles, which glitters in the distance on a clear night. It has become a favorite with celebrities who enjoy a retreat that is still near the studios, Burbank Airport, and all types of recreation. Those who have lived in the area include Vince Vaughn, Angela Bassett, Haley Joel Osment, Kevin Costner, and many others. The charm of the area has made it a popular filming spot and it even played a minor role in the holiday classic “It’s A Wonderful Life.” 

Real Estate: The area is also famed for large graceful estates, some with room for horses, and a rare few of which have long architectural history. This area is rich in small-town charm and has many tree-lined neighborhoods with single-family homes for sale.

Community Life: Designated as a “Tree City USA,” La Cañada enjoys a gentle elevation from 970 to 2,400 above sea level and border the Angeles National Forest. There are several local parks including Mayor’s Discovery Park, Olberz Park, Memorial Park, and a city skate park. Hiking and riding trails also provide a great opportunity for outdoor recreation. Lanterman Auditorium, a full-service auditorium available for public use often hosts local shows and performances. The La Cañada Farmer’s Market is held on Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. across the street from Memorial Park.

Education: The La Cañada Unified School District is a high achieving district, which is characterized as forward-looking and supportive with strong parent participation. Students at all levels consistently score among the top 10% of all California students. La Cañada Unified School District received an Academic Performance Index score of 950 (API Growth 2012), the second highest in the state for a K-12 school district. Each elementary school in the district scored 956 or higher on the API, while La Canada High School scored  942, within the top 10 comprehensive general admission high schools in the state. About 98% of high school students enroll in post-secondary schools. The area also includes many private schools such as St. Francis High School,Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, and Flintridge Preparatory School.

Transportation: The area is accessed by State Route 2 and Interstate 210. It offers easy access to Pacific Coast Highway. The LCF Shuttle is a free shuttle that operates along Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada Flintridge and is part of the Glendale Beeline Route 3.

Local Attractions: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is located in the area and as the primary United States research and development center for the robotic exploration of the solar system, including the creation of the Mars rover. Descanso Gardens is famed for its beautiful paths winding through elegantly landscaped botanic gardens and forests. It boasts the largest collection of camellia species in the U.S. and is famous for its carved pumpkin display at Halloween known as Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns.

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