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1251 Inverness Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011


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Property Remarks

This tastefully updated 4 br home and 2 guest quarters are located on a sprawling lot of ~1/2 acre. Mature trees and manicured foliage! Two street accesses, one for the main home and one for the guest quarters. There is a formal living room with high, beamed ceilings and brick fireplace, formal dining room with wainscoting, family room with brick fireplace, and speakers. The family room is open to the kitchen. The gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops has modern appliances, huge center island, breakfast area, and wet bar with wine cooler. The master suite has a picture window, lovely bath with two sink areas and vanity. Meander down a brick lined walkway with white railing to the separate remodeled guest quarters. Separate grassy yard, parking and entrance! Flintridge at its best!

Property Details

MLS#
818000115
Days on Market
9
Year Built
1975
Stories
1
Square Feet
3,894
Lot Size
0.53 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

Schools

School District
La Canada

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Listing provided courtesy of Jean Garr-Roddy , Podley Properties


Exterior

Lot Acreage
0.53
Garage Spaces
2
Waterfront
No

Patio Features
Brick
Covered
Roofing
Concrete Tile
View
Mountain View
Tree Top View
Security
Carbon Monoxide Detector(S)
Smoke Detector

Interior

Kitchen Features
Gourmet Kitchen
Granite Counters
Island
Open To Family Room
Pantry
Remodeled
Bedroom Features
Master Suite
Bathroom Features
Double Vanity(S)
Linen Closet
Marble Shower
Remodeled
Bathroom Count
1 Full Bath
1 Three Quarter Bath
Interior Features
Beamed Ceiling(S)
Cathedral-Vaulted Ceilings
Crown Moldings
High Ceilings (9 Feet+)
Open Floor Plan
Paneled Walls
Recessed Lighting
Storage Space
Wainscotting
Wet Bar
Additional Rooms
Dining Room
Master Bedroom
Attic
Family Room
Formal Entry
Guest Room
Living Room
Walk In Pantry
Cooking Appliances
Convection Oven
Cooktop - Gas
Gas Grill
Microwave
Range Hood
Self Cleaning Oven
Warmer Oven Drawer
Equip/Appliances
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Garbage Disposal
Ice Maker
Refrigerator
Vented Exhaust Fan
Washer
Water Purifier
Flooring
Carpet
Ceramic Tile
Hardwood
Fireplaces
Decorative
Raised Hearth
Laundry
Individual Room

Additional Property Details

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

Style
French Country
Traditional
Property Condition
Updated/Remodeled
Lot Description
Back Yard
Fenced Yard
Gutters
Landscaped
Lawn
Room For A Pool
Secluded
AC/Cooling
Central A/C
Heating
Forced Air
Sewer
Cess Pool
Septic Tank
Parking
Garage Is Attached
On Street
Parking For Guests - Onsite
Other Structural Features
High Ceilings (9 Feet+)

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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