Home of the Day: Charming E.P. Janes Cottage in Altadena asks $619,000

Home of the Day: Charming E.P. Janes Cottage in Altadena asks $619,000
The Tudor-inspired cottage, on the market in Altadena for $619,000, is among a collection of small-model homes developed by E.P. Janes in the 1920s. (Susan Pickering)
This Tudor-inspired cottage in northwest Altadena is among a collection of homes known as Janes Cottages, small-model residences designed and developed by New York businessman Elisha P. Janes in the mid-1920s.
Maintained and updated over the years, the three-bedroom house is distinguished by such period details as arched doors and windows, barrel-rolled ceilings and a living room with a wood-burning fireplace.
Address: 2907 Olive Ave., Altadena, 91001
Price: $619,000
Architect: E.P. Janes
Built: 1927
House size: 1,108 square feet, three bedrooms, one bathroom
Lot size: 6,805 square feet
Features: Arched doors and windows, hardwood floors, barrel-rolled ceilings, front door with stained glass inset, living room with wood-burning fireplace, dining room, kitchen with tile backsplash, detached guest house with additional full bathroom, patio, drought tolerant landscaping
About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 91001 ZIP Code in August was $683,000 based on 33 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 11.9% increase in median price compared to the previous year.
Agents: Teresa Fuller, Sotheby’s International Realty, (626) 483-0710

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