1947 Modern by James De Long in Pasadena Asking $849,000

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Open House: Sunday Dec 5 between 1 – 4 PM;

Tuesday Dec 8 between 11 AM – 2 PM

2300 Casa Grande St, Pasadena

Price: $849,000

Beds, Baths: 3 BR, 3 BA

Floor Area: 2,200 sq. ft.

Per the Listing: “Mid Century Modern by architect J W De Long. This very cool L-shaped home takes advantage of our Southern California climate with an emphasis on indoor-outdoor living. SB Garden Design professionally landscaped the front yard with drought-tolerant plants. Living room has fireplace, built-in bookcases, dining area with a wall of glass that opens to an entertainer’s patio. The kitchen is filled with light, a breakfast area, laundry room with sink & lots of storage. Master suite has a wall of closets & a remodeled bathroom with Japanese soaking tub & separate shower, double sinks. The main house has 3 bedrooms & 2 Baths (1752 SF), plus additional separate guest space w/ 2 rooms & bathroom with its own entrance & 2 Fujitsu HVAC (468 SF). The house also features: 2 car garage, newer roof, HVAC w/ Nest thermostat, tankless water heater, renovated bathrooms, living room is wired for surround sound & TV. There is also a darkroom with shelves. The peaceful large yard has mountain views in a wonderful neighborhood.”

It’s certainly not every day that you see an oven with a disappearing top burner! Why that didn’t catch on, we cannot say. But we can tell you a bit about this home’s architect, James De Long. A native of Eagle Rock, he apprenticed under Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin West before launching his own illustrious career in the late 1940s. In his five decades of practice, DeLong, who passed away in 2013, designed more than 100 homes in the Los Angeles area, two of which have been designated Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments.

2300 Casa Grande St [Estately]

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