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953 Flintridge Avenue
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011


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Property Remarks

Absolutely exquisite, single story French Country Estate in PRIME La Canada Flintridge neighborhood. This stunning, gated property is situated on 2.18 acres of private park-like grounds with sophisticated gardens, mature trees, lush foliage with an expansive circular paving stone driveway flanked by decomposed granite pathways that evoke a sense of unparalleled tranquility. Beautifully and extensively renovated in 2006-2008 with exceptional quality finishes and craftsmanship throughout. Romantic, European-inspired details with custom high-end amenities are the hallmarks throughout this 6 bedroom 8 bathroom home. The ideal single story floor plan offers warm and welcoming rooms perfect for entertaining yet comfortable living for the most discriminate tastes. This truly elegant property also includes a 693 sq.ft. detached guest/pool house with fireplace, pool, spa, lighted sport court, putting green, built-in barbecue, outdoor fireplace and cozy fire pit. Breathtaking views of the mountains and meticulous grounds can be enjoyed from multiple vantage points of this property. Simply stunning, rare find that is waiting to welcome you home. Award winning La Canada Schools.

Property Details

MLS#
317003277
Days on Market
3
Year Built
1950
Square Feet
7,194
Lot Size
2.18 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

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Listing provided courtesy of Laura Brandt , Partners Trust Real Estate Brokerage and Acquisitions


Exterior

Lot Acreage
2.18
Garage Spaces
3
Waterfront
No

View
Mountain View

Interior

Kitchen Features
Pantry
Stone Counters
Bedroom Features
Master Retreat
Master Suite
Walkincloset
Bathroom Count
3 Full Baths
2 Half Baths
3 Three Quarter Baths
Interior Features
Beamed Ceiling(S)
Built-Ins
Cathedral-Vaulted Ceilings
Coffered Ceiling(S)
Crown Moldings
Dry Bar
High Ceilings (9 Feet+)
Recessed Lighting
Pre-Wired For Surround Sound
Other
Additional Rooms
Dining Room
Master Bedroom
Great Room
Other
Attic
Basement
Bonus Room
Family Room
Formal Entry
Guest-Maids Quarters
In-Law Suite
Jack And Jill Room
Living Room
Office
Recreational Room
Separate Family Room
Separate Maids Qtrs
Walk In Pantry
Dressing Area
Retreat
Walk-In Closet
Flooring
Hardwood
Stone
Fireplaces
Other
Laundry
Individual Room
Inside

Additional Property Details

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

Style
French
Tudor
Lot Description
Landscaped
Community Features
Equestrian Center
AC/Cooling
Central A/C
Heating
Central Furnace
Sewer
Septic Tank
Parking
Garage
Garage - Three Door
Parking For Guests
Rv Access
Other Structural Features
High Ceilings (9 Feet+)
Custom Built
Green Living Features
Certification Rating
0.00

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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