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1487 Crest DR

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Grand Colonial revival style home with privacy located on a quiet street of Altadena. With views of the mountains, this home offers exquisite craftsmanship detailing throughout. The property offers large rooms, lots of light, wide hallways, beautiful back yard with swimming pool and sensational views of the San Gabriel Mountains. Situated on a knoll the home offers great privacy. Inside, you will find a large entry with a grand staircase and french doors leading you to the spectacular backyard featuring a grass yard, large pool and patios. The rooms are of grand scale adding to the formal elegance. The grand living room is focused on the wood burning fireplace and offers show stopping views of the mountains. The wood paneled library also offers a wood burning fireplace and paneled walls. The elegant dining room has leaded glass windows and french doors leading to the front porch area. Upstairs are two master bedroom suites and a third bedroom with access to the full balcony spanning the breadth of the front of the home. the home has been in the family for 52 years. There have been many upgrades to the systems of the home and it is ready for your special touch to renew the home. Outside you can enjoy the mountain views from the covered patio, two

Property Details

Days on Market
Year Built
Lot Size
0.49 Acres
Property Subtype
Single Family


Los Angeles

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Listing provided courtesy of John Fredrickson , Sotheby's International Realty


Lot Acreage
Garage Spaces


Bedroom Features
Main Floor Bedroom
Master Suite
Bathroom Count
4 Full Baths
1 Half Bath
Disability Access
48 Inch Or More Wide Halls

Additional Property Details

Guest House
Available for Lease
Horse Property

Community Features
Forced Air
Natural Gas


Sharing historic grandeur with Pasadena, Altadena is known for history, tradition, and the charm of an old-fashioned community with the bonus of incredible Los Angeles views.

Real Estate: Altadena real estate has a rich architectural history with many beautiful older homes. You can also find bungalows and mid-century modern homes for sale here.

Community Life: Farnsworth Park offers beautiful views of the Los Angeles skyline. The two-story stone community building was completed in 1934 and has been used as a banquet hall. There is also an outdoor amphitheater for concerts and plays. The Farmers’ Market is held on Wednesdays afternoons.

Education: Altadena is served by the Pasadena Unified School District. Local elementary schools include Altadena Elementary School and Odyssey Charter School. Local private schools include Fair Oaks Academy, Saint Marks, and the Pasadena Waldorf School.

Transportation: Altadena is reached by the 210 freeway. It is served by several Metro local bus lines.

Local Attractions: Altadena is famous for its holiday displays. Christmas Tree Lane has been a holiday attraction since 1920 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Balian Mansion puts on a very notable display. The Mount Lowe Railway site, once the spot for a scenic tourist line is now a popular hiking trail. The ruins of the Cobb Estate lead to a hiking trail to the White City, the ruins of the resort once at the top of the Mount Lowe Railway.

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