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