Home of the Day: Taste of the French countryside in La Cañada Flintridge

Home of the Day: Stone-walled home in La Cañada Flintridge draws inspiration from country estates of France

This stone-walled residence draws inspiration for its idyllic setting from the country estates of France. Known as Mille Fleurs, which means “Thousand Flowers,” grounds of about an acre contain a mix of formal gardens, rolling lawns, citrus trees and mature oaks. A formal living room with a marble fireplace and a master retreat with treetop views are among interior features.

Location: 5026 Castle Road, La Cañada Flintridge, 91011

Price: $1.999 million

Year built: 1932

House size: 3,198 square feet, three bedrooms, three bathrooms

Lot size: 0.91 acres

Features: Hardwood flooring, stone walls, living room with marble fireplace, French doors, shaded patio, dining room with fireplace, chef’s kitchen, family room with river rock hearth, formal gardens, gated swimming pool, pergola-covered entertainment space

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 91011 ZIP Code in January was $1.528 million based on 16 sales, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That represents an increase in median price of more than 30% year-over-year.

Agents: James Wilson, deasy/penner&partners, (626) 773-3419

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