1960s Post & Beam Flip in Northridge Asks $750,000

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Open House: Saturday February 13 between 1 – 4 PM;

Sunday Feb 14 between 1 – 4 PM

9735 Paso Robles Ave, Northridge

Price: $749,900

Beds, Baths: 4 BR, 2.5 BA

Floor Area: 2,106 sq. ft.

Per the Listing: “EICHLER-INSPIRED SINGLE STORY HOME W/MODERN TWIST SITUATED ON A HUGE (17,225 SQFT) LUSHLY LANDSCAPED OASIS! Custom pathway leads to a home set far back from street. Opens to a picture-perfect tropical forest scene. 3 huge skylights & walls of glass bring tremendous natural light to great room & kitchen w/vaulted/beamed ceilings. Modern cook’s kitchen w/walls of glass overlooks majestic trees & natural tropics inspired entertainer’s backyard. Gorgeous custom cabinets & center island w/pristine white granite counters. Kidney shaped pool in natural settings w/mini paths to relaxation spots at yard. Spectacular formal dining room also has a wall of glass that also looks to natural scenery. Spectacular Master Suite looks out to a beautiful backyard w/vaulted ceilings & upper walls of glass. 1 large walk-in closet & 2nd closet. Modern master bath w/ floating concrete slab sink & glass shower doors. 3 add’l bedrooms w/high vaulted ceilings, brand new carpets, new Windows & mirrored closet doors. Gorgeous wood floors throughout! All bathrooms are remodeled & customized. Detached 1 car garage w/custom door & one carport. Located near highly sought after magnet schools & CSUN. Backs to Million$Dollar Estates! Smart NEST Thermostat! Control temp from your phone!”

Built in 1961, this house hit the market for the first time ever back in early October. While it was certainly not without its problems, it also looked to be an excellent opportunity for a period-sensitive restoration/remodel. After selling for $530,000 on November 25, what it got, alas, was a soul-sucking flip job in which its best features—the groovy stained-glass foyer window, the built-in console at the entry, the wood beams—got stripped out or drowned in white paint. Oh well, at least the bathroom no longer seems to have a toilet in the shower.

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