On the market: older homes in Altadena

70 W. Mendocino St., Altadena 91001

Listed for: $435,000

Size: Two bedrooms and one bathroom in 858 square feet

Lot size: 5,361 square feet

Features: The 1924 single-story home has arched windows, hardwood floors, mountain views and a detached storage room. Short sale is contingent on bank approval.

MLS ID:22120915

2142 Mar Vista Ave., Altadena 91001

Listed for: $799,000

Size: Three bedrooms and three bathrooms in 2,370 square feet

Lot size: 9,168 square feet

Features: The traditional-style house, built in 1948, has hardwood floors, crown moldings, plantation shutters, a bay window in the living room and a brick fireplace with a wooden mantle.

MLS ID:22128841

1351 Sonoma Drive, Altadena 91001

Listed for: $1,095,000

Size: Four bedrooms and three bathrooms in 2,866 square feet

Lot size: 13,841 square feet

Features: The 1917 Dutch Colonial has a foyer, a living room with a tile fireplace, a formal dining room and bonus room that could be used as an exercise room or an office.

MLS ID: 22126848

About the area: In the 91001 ZIP Code, based on 166 sales, the median resale price in the first half of the year was $391,000, down 28.5% from the same period in 2008, according to MDA DataQuick. There were 29 home sales in August at a median price of $475,000, down 3.1% from a year earlier.

-- Lauren Beale Source: Realtor.com

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