Inspired by the cottages of Cotswold, England, this whimsical home combines rolled-roof edges, half-timber accents and a large eyebrow-shaped gable above the front porch. The house, in Pasadena's South Oak Knoll District, is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location: 1233 Wentworth Ave., Pasadena 91106
Asking price: $4.299 million
Year built: 1917
Architects: Arthur and Alfred Heineman
House size: Four bedrooms, six bathrooms, 6,319 square feet
Lot size: 0.62 acres
Features: Solarium, office, formal dining room, living room fireplace, enclosed patio, guest house, swimming pool
About the area: Last year, 107 single-family homes sold in the 91106 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.045 million, according to DataQuick. That was an 18.9% price increase from 2012.
Agent: Matthew Berkley, Crosby Doe Associates, (626) 665-3699