A Cape Cod in Pasadena, a modern farm in Napa and a 1908 Edwardian house in San Francisco.
What you get for $ 2.7 million in California
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Pasadena | $ 2.695 million
A Cape style house Cod built in 1921, with four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms, on a 0.3 acre lot
This home is just off California Boulevard, one of Pasadena's main thoroughfares, and is a 10-minute walk or five-minute drive from the campus.California Institute of Technology. The streets in this part of town are lined with mature trees and many houses, including this one, date from the 1920s. The area has long been popular with Caltech teachers; Albert Einstein lived a few blocks away while he was at school.
Improvements made by the sellers, who have owned the house for several decades, include the renovation of the kitchen and bathrooms, and the addition of a covered patio and a built-in barbecue in the backyard.
Size: 3667 square feet
Price per square foot: $ 735
Inside: The grassy front yard is behind a white picket fence, with a path ofstone leading to the front door.
The living room is bright, with windows facing the front and side courtyards; it has a fireplace with a brick frame and a white plaster mantel, as well as the original decorative plaster moldings. Next to the living room is an office with doors leading to the side of the property.
The living room's hardwood floors extend into the hallway; on the right, a door flanked by columns leading to the dining room. Behind a hinged door, a pantry with wooden countertops serves as a passage from the dining area to the kitchen, which has a central island topped with a butcher's block and steel appliances. commercial grade stainless steel. The kitchen is open to a family room with a fireplace, built-in shelving and vaulted ceilings. On this side of the house is also a shower room withec of the chinoiserie red wallpaper.
Next to the family room is the master bedroom, which has three large windows facing the courtyard side and a bathroom. bath with double sinks and blue and white porcelain print wallpaper.
There are three bedrooms on the second floor. One, down the hall, has a private blue and white bathroom with a porcelain pedestal sink; the other two have built-in window seats and share a full bathroom with a combined tub and shower.
Outdoor Space: The grassy backyard has a pool, adjoining hot tub and adjacent brick patio with built-in barbecue; there is another covered patio near the house. The garage has been converted into a recreation room, with a bathroom which includes a sink and a shower.
Taxes: $ 33,684 (estimated)
Contact: Rita Whitney, The Agency, 626-755-4988; theagencyre.com Image
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Napa | $ 2.699 million
A modern farmhouse built in 2021, with four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms, on a plot of 0, 4 acre
This property is approximately 15 minutes from downtown Napa, near the Silverado Country Club, whichi hosts an annual stage of the PGA Tour. The house was designed with fire safety in mind: it has a l roof, concrete walls and concrete cladding.
The inhabitants of The area considers its proximity to the vineyards a major amenity: the 10 wineries along the Silverado Trail are a 15-minute drive away, and other options are nearby. Santa Rosa and San Francisco are the nearest towns, approximately 80 km away.
Size: 3571 square feet
Price per square foot: $ 756
Inside: A steep driveway leads from the street to the house, where the 'main entrance is located in a porch.
The entrance has tilespatterned floor and a staircase that leads upstairs to a living room with a gas fireplace and a set of double doors that open onto a patio. Behind the living room is a kitchen with a central island and white oak cabinets topped with quartz; the floors are also in white oak. The stainless steel appliances are from Viking and the porcelain farmhouse sink was custom made. Next to the kitchen is a large pantry and a powder room with Spanish tiled floors.
There are three bedrooms in this level: the master bedroom, which has an en suite bathroom with Carrara marble flooring and tiled shower, as well as a porcelain bathtub; a guest room with access to the courtyard; and a second guest bedroom of roughly equal size, connected to the first by a shared bathroom.
A fourth bedroom with a bathroom. en suite bathroom,on the lower level, is currently used as a den.
Outdoor space: The courtyard in terrace is large, with space that could contain a swimming pool or an outdoor kitchen. The covered porch, which partially surrounds the house, has room for a swing and several chairs. A bonus space next to the entrance, not included in the square footage, has concrete floors and could be converted into a gym or screening room. Attached garage can hold three cars.
Taxes: 33 732 $ ( estimate)
Contact: Giselle Lampe, Lampe & Lampe, Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley, 707-266-8086; coldwellbanker.com Image Credit ... Reflex Imaging for Sotheby 's International Realty
San Francisco | $ 2.695 million
An Edwardian house built in 1908, with four bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, on 0.04 acres of land
This home is a few blocks from the heart of Noe Valley, a family neighborhood known for having one of the highest concentrations of townhouses from the city. The district's commercial corridor is accessibleEasily accessible on foot, along 24th Street, and includes bakeries, cafes and a Whole Foods grocery store. The house is also well located for families with young children: Alvarado Primary School is across the street and James Lick Middle School is about half a mile away. A park with basketball and tennis courts and a playground is also nearby. The Mission district and Golden Gate Park are 10 minutes away by car.
Size: 2,350 square feet
Price per square foot: $ 1,147
Inside: Steps lead from the sidewalk to the front door , which opens to a sunny living room with a street-facing bay window and a gas fireplace with a simple white mantle. By oneWide doorway is a dining room which has hardwood floors, like the rest of the rooms on this level.
Beyond the dining room is a family room open to the recently updated kitchen which features a center island topped with a butcher block, stainless steel appliances, aqua tile backsplash and a tucked-away breakfast nook in a glazed alcove. Also on this level is a powder room.
From the dining room a staircase with wrought iron handrails and a wooden handrail leads at the upper and lower levels. Upstairs there are two bedrooms which could function as one large suite: Opposite the landing, a guest bedroom with vaulted ceilings is the perfect size for a home office or nursery; across the hall is the master bedroom, which has a private balcony. A bathroom betweenBoth bedrooms have a walk-in shower covered with elegant gray stone tiling.
Two guest bedrooms are found on the lower level, which also has a utility room and a further full bathroom. Each bedroom is large enough to contain a queen-size bed and a desk; one has an alcove with a door leading to the back yard.
Outdoor space: A The small terrace next to the breakfast room is large enough to hold a coffee table and chairs. From here stairs lead up to the back yard, where a gravel area is framed by flowering hedges and mature trees that create a sense of privacy. The attached garage contains a car.
Taxes: $ 33,684 (estimated)
Contact: Paul Ybarbo, Sotheby 's International Realty, San Francisco Brokerage, 415-901-1724; sothebysrealty.com
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