Home of the Day: Greene and Greene Craftsman in South Pasadena

Home of the Day: South Pasadena Craftsman built for the widow of President James Garfield

Set among mature oaks and Deodar cedars in South Pasadena, this chalet-style Craftsman by brothers Charles and Henry Greene is characterized by its decorative slat vents, stone accents and cross-gabled roof. Built in 1904 for Lucretia Garfield, widow of U.S. President James Garfield, the house retains such period details as ceramic-tiled fireplaces, paneled doors and detailed woodwork. Beneath the home is a 1,526-square-foot finished basement with a recording studio/media room and other creative spaces.

Location: 1001 Buena Vista St., South Pasadena, 91030

Price: $2.995 million

Year built: 1904

Architects: Greene and Greene

House size: 4,426 square feet, five bedrooms, five bathrooms

Lot size: 0.48 acre

Features: Renovated and restored, formal living room with fireplace, dining room, chef’s kitchen, sunroom, breakfast area, office/study, finished basement with recording studio/media room, office, study, second entrance, landscaped grounds, patio, detached garage

About the area: There were 15 single-family homes sold in the 91030 ZIP Code in the month of December 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: Kevin Bourland, John Aaroe Group

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