1140 Brent Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030
Quintessential Arts & Crafts era Marengo area enclave awaits! Anchored in the best location in the best city, & offering 3 bd, 2 ba, den, detached office (flex space measured at 75sqft), & so much more. Built in 1911, this timeless Craftsman bungalow has been meticulously maintained & restored. Mature hedges & front gate; sizable front yard & expansive storybook porch. Original front door opens to commodious rooms belaying modern comfort & historic charm. Douglas Fir coffered ceilings, crown moldings, & built-ins complemented by leaded glass cabinet faces on the dining room hutch, bookshelves in the den, & functional pocket doors offering privacy between the living & dining room. Oversized picture windows frame views of Jacaranda & Lemon trees in the front yard. The brick fireplace has been rebuilt to original specifications, the 3rd bedroom features reclaimed 120+ year old wood from the Jack Daniel's distillery in Kentucky. The efficient floor plan offers an enclosed den next to the living room, a detached studio office with A/C & large windows overlooking rear outdoor play areas, & USB outlets throughout. Light-filled, updated kitchen with smart storage including newer pantry & appliances including Bosch cooktop/hood, dishwasher; smart built-ins for trash and water dispenser; newer Forbo Marmoleum flooring made from natural materials. Brand new roof, two beautiful new bathrooms with handmade Moroccan Zellige tile. Newer washer/dryer; powerful central A/C and upgraded 200 amp power. The spacious backyard was designed for entertaining adults and children alike, with shaded lounge areas, playground structures, outdoor kitchen, beautiful landscaping and outdoor lighting features. San Marino Security system, Ring doorbell & floodlight cameras, motion sensor lights, security glass & security latches. Seismic retrofit to foundation, automatic gas shutoff for earthquake safety. Ample storage inside & out, retrofit of all original closets with storage systems. Walk score: 94; Close to shops & restaurants, public library, gold line, Marengo Elementary, SP Middle School, SP High School, and local preschools. Near Garfield Park; on a lovely street with warm neighbors, block parties, and an idyllic lifestyle. Sale includes complete permit package for expansion of 3rd bedroom suite with full bath, designed in coordination with South Pas Planning Dept. Sold by Emilia Aldana•DRE #01910638• COMPASS
1,452 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA
5,685 Sq.Ft. lot
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