Home of the Day: South Pasadena Craftsman with Batchelder tile

Home of the Day: 1920s Craftsman in South Pasadena for $1.695 million

High-pitched gables and a hipped roof lend a distinguished touch to this transitional Craftsman residence in South Pasadena. Built in the early 1920s, the home retains its period charm with such details as delicate crown molding, large picture windows and an original Batchelder tile fireplace. Modern upgrades include an updated kitchen and a master bathroom lined in Calacatta Gold marble.

Location: 1705 Wayne Ave., South Pasadena, 91030

Price: $1.695 million

Year built: 1921

House size: 2,744 square feet, four bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms

Lot size: 0.25 acres

Features: Batchelder tile fireplace, crown molding, hardwood flooring, picture windows, formal dining room, living room, kitchen, breakfast room, family room with fireplace, study, master suite with Calacatta Gold marble, brick-lined patio, pool, spa, garden

About the area: There were 15 single-family homes sold in the 91030 ZIP Code last month at a median sales price of $1.193 million, according to DataQuick. That was a 53.3% increase in median price year-over-year.

Agents: Joy Majich, (626) 773-3449, deasy/penner&partners

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