Saturday, October 13, 2012

Villa San Pasqual, standing the test of time. This complex has stood proudly in Pasadena for almost 60 years. Lionel V. Mayell (1897-1978) is attributed to have been the first developer of cooperatively owned apartments on the west coast. Mayell's first co-op apartment building was built in Long Beach in 1922. Mayell built five other multi-family coop apartments in the City of Pasadena in addition to Whispering Waters, they include: Orange Grove Manor at 164-180 South Orange Grove Blvd. (1949), apartments at 707 South Orange Grove Blvd. (1950), the Capri Aire at 660 South Orange Grove Blvd. (1951), Plaza del Arroyo at 101 N. Grand Ave. (1955) and Villa San Pasqual at 1000 East San Pasqual (1954), which was designated a City of Pasadena landmark in 2005. Whispering Waters is the last project known to be built by Lionel Mayell Enterprises in Pasadena. Unit T from the MLS: Gorgeous top floor 2 bedroom, 2 bath, large corner unit, with huge 900 SF deck. Beautiful wood floors, carpet in bedrooms, newly remodeled. Great natural light with lots of windows and plantation shutters. Appliances included(tell me about them?). Large kitchen with recessed lights. Historical designation unit that may include property tax benefits. Walking distance to all of South Lake. Covered single car garage, additional easy street parking out front. Fully funded HOA. Dues include Electricity, Gas, Trash and Water.

Friday, October 12, 2012

1820 Devon Road Pasadena CA 91103

Million dollar view for under a million! Absolutely turn-key and updated Linda Vista home with a pool and breathtaking panoramic views. Living room with walls of windows, beamed ceilings and sliding doors to the picturesque patio/balcony. Completely updated kitchen with a center island and adjacent dining area. Master bedroom with private balcony access and views of the mountains and city. Beautifully updated master bathroom with dual sinks and a separate tub and shower. Two additional bedrooms, one with french doors leading to a private side patio and a grassy yard. Den with a built-in wardrobe that could be used as a fourth bedroom. Resurfaced pool and spa and a patio with wrap around bench seating. Additional features include beautiful wood floors, recessed lighting, crown molding, central heat and air and an open floorplan that makes the home ideal for indoor/outdoor entertaining. $999,000. Call Lee for more details. 877.886.5729. #lee cuellar,, #architecture, #pasadena real estate for sale