Pasadena Home for Sale: San Rafael 3BR for $929,000

Located in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Pasadena, this three-bedroom, three-bathroom house is in move-in condition. Built in 1926, it has charming details and great outdoor space. You might want to change some of the colors of the rooms, the owners were all about color, but if you seek charm and a sweet refuge in a suburban feeling town not too far from L.A., this home might be just what you're looking for.

Pasadena is a lovely town just 17 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, full of great shops, restaurants and museums. Not only is the home great, but Pasadena makes a nice place to call home - have you been to the Rose Bowl Flea Market?!
This three bedroom, three bathroom home has more than 2,200 square feet of living space. At $929,000, this house has space inside and out - just what you want in an area with great weather like Pasadena. Located in the sought after San Rafael neighborhood, the median listing for a home in this zip code is $1.3 million. Pasadena is a town that makes you feel like you are miles from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, though it's only 10 miles away. With tree lined streets and beautiful homes, it's got a warm neighborhood feel.

This classic English Tudor revival home sits on a quiet, tree-lined street. Built in 1929, it has beautiful windows all around the home, in particular the large viewing windows in the living room. The dining room has doors to the outside patio, as does the family room. The kitchen area is surrounded by windows (and more French doors to get outside), and there's a built in bench for a table. If you didn't want to buy all the usual appliances for a home when you move in you're in luck with this listing: the refrigerator, washer and dryer and stove are included. The master suite is a grand space with a fireplace and high ceilings. The home is bright and the outdoor patio and yard is reminiscent of an English garden: there is a great nook for a table and great lounging.

And this Pasadena home has storage space above the garage, too. The one thing you might want to change is the colorful painting in some of the rooms: yellow and blue in the kitchen, a peach-and-blue bathroom and another one that's black and yellow.

Pasadena has a great main street with many shops and and restaurants, Old Town is a real charmer. It's also an area that has a lot of history and great museums like the Norton Simon and the Huntington Library, which should be on anyone's itinerary when visiting Los Angeles.

Pasadena is a short ride from Downtown L.A. (traffic permitting) on the 110 freeway, and is also near the 210 freeway. In short, you are in a lovely enclave, but you can also get around other parts of the Valley and Los Angeles. And another good bit: you are close to the Burbank Airport so you have that option for your travels.

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