Grace Hill Luxury

1093 Avoca Avenue
Pasadena, CA
Sold Price: $949,000
MLS Number: 213004643
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Year Built: 1908
Lot Size: 9631 Square Feet
Property Type: Single Family
Property Status: Sold
Property Features: Fully enclosed backyard, Master suite, New 200 amp main electric panel, New Bosch appliances, New copper plumbing, New roof, Oversized 2-car garage, Pergola-covered wood deck, Remodeled 2013, Walk in closets in all bedrooms

A perfect marriage of the old with the new best describes this 100 year old house that was completely remodeled in 2013. Situated in the desirable Grace Hill neighborhood, it is surrounded by mature trees and meticulously cared for character homes. This traditional home has Federal architectural influences with its exterior symmetry, as well as Craftsman with its front porch, gable roof and overhanging rafter tails. Enter through the restored original front door and admire the sophisticated contemporary urban interior. Throughout the home are Tasmanian Butella engineered wood floors, 9-foot ceilings, double pane UV coated Jeld-Wen windows and baseboard molding. The spacious living room is full of light and anchored by an impressive fireplace wrapped in Southern Indian Ledger stone. The dining room has a coffered ceiling centered by a stunning drum pendant chandelier with linen shade and forged iron frame. The inviting kitchen, with its beautiful blend of form and function, includes recessed lights, natural noir Spanish porcelain floor tile, slate and glass mosaic backsplash, Bisque Caesarstone counters, solid maple wood custom cabinetry including a pantry cupboard, new stainless steel Bosch appliances including a 5 burner stove and microwave, and a stainless steel double sink with oil rubbed bronze goose neck faucet. The kitchen’s sliding glass doors offer a full view of the backyard and access to the pergola-covered wood deck, perfect for al fresco dining. The bedrooms all have spacious walk-in closets and plenty of window light. The master suite is a secluded world unto itself, even boasting its own private courtyard. The luxurious master bathroom has a deep spa tub, frameless glass stand-alone shower, private commode, whisper fan and an expansive walk-in closet. The laundry room is conveniently located in the rear of the home and includes a folding counter, cabinets and access to the back yard. In the hallway nearest the bedrooms is a full bathroom with natural noir Spanish porcelain tile flooring, natural stone tile accents on the walls, Bisque Caesarstone counter, oil rubbed bronze faucets and motion activated lights; the other hallway has a powder room with similar features. Outside is a spacious flat, fully enclosed backyard with shade trees and a wrought iron gate on the driveway. There are motion activated Mission-style wall lanterns and an extra deep/wide double garage with extra storage area behind. This home includes a new 40 year composition shingle roof, new copper plumbing, new ABS sewer line, new 50 gallon hot water tank, updated electric, new 200 amp main electric panel, new HVAC, new landscaping, new sod, new irrigation system and new wood fence. Close to South Pasadena shopping, Old Town, Huntington Hospital and Singer Park, this home offers the charm of a classic Pasadena home with the conveniences of new construction. Every once in awhile a home restoration gets it right. This one is it.