This charming cottage in the foothills was built in 1925, and it sits in a small community of similar cottages developed and designed by E.P. Janes, a businessman from New York.
The Altadena house’s charm extends indoors. Textured walls, wood floors, arched windows, and barrel and coved ceilings help the residence maintain a cozy cottage feeling that’s amplified by a fireplace and its little niche.
The dwelling holds three bedrooms, at least one of which appears to be in use as a workshop or office.
The rear yard, though mostly concrete, does have mature fruit trees, plenty of space, and a detached garage.
The 1920s house last sold in 2008 for $460,000. It’s now asking $620,000.
- 216 West Terrace Street [Dhari Thein / Podley Properties]