Sophisticated Retreat

3481 Stancrest Drive
Glendale, CA
Offered at: $449,000
Sold Price: $507,250
MLS Number: 214019203
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 1974
Building Size: 1460 Square Feet
Lot Size: 4.5072 Acres
Property Type: Condo
Property Status: Sold

Here is a rare opportunity to purchase the best unit in this highly desirable condominium complex. Offering privacy, serenity and location, the complex is perched atop a wooded knoll overlooking the quaint neighborhood of Montrose. This coveted corner unit offers vista views to the mountains above and the valley below and is surrounded on all sides by lush green trees where deer amble below the balconies. Prepare to have your breath taken away as you enter the sophisticated living room and gaze to the hills beyond. The unit was remodeled in 2005 and includes engineered Red Oak hardwood floors (only the first floor units are able to have wood flooring), stylish crown and base molding, smooth ceilings, and hardwired security system. The living room features a gas fireplace with brand new wood mantle and Homestead Gray natural stone hearth while the dining room has a refined chair rail and satin nickel chandelier. Both areas feature sliding glass doors opening out to the spacious balcony allowing unobstructed private views of the surrounding woods and valley. Off the living room with an arched entrance is the first bedroom, currently used as an office. The charming kitchen features linoleum tile flooring, recessed lights, granite countertops, plenty of wood cabinets expanded in number from the original unit’s plan, pantry cabinet, dishwasher, oven, microwave, double porcelain sink, and informal eating area. The convenient laundry closet includes a Kenmore Elite washer and dryer and storage shelves. Down the hallway with plentiful linen cabinets are two more large bedrooms and a ¾ bath with Corian countertop, imported tile shower and framed mirror over sink. The second bedroom has a walk-in closet and its own private sitting area on the balcony. The master suite has wall to wall closet space with sliding glass mirrored doors, ceiling fan, gorgeous view of the hills, and a full bathroom with Corian counter double sinks and a shower over porcelain bathtub with imported tile. This distinctive unit offers designer colors, satin nickel finish hardware, cable and computer installed wiring, surround sound capable wiring with 2 speakers, whole unit security system, a newer central air/heat system and side by side parking spaces conveniently located directly underneath in the secure parking lot. The complex provides beautifully landscaped grounds, a luxurious pool and spa area, a spacious split level rec room with floor to ceiling view windows, kitchen, fireplace and pool table, sewing room, work room, separate fitness rooms with saunas and showers for men and women, library and extra storage bins in the parking area. The area provides award-winning La Crescenta schools, supreme walkability to Montrose Park and Montrose Village shopping, and easy driving distance to Old Town Pasadena, La Canada, Foothill shopping, Descanso Gardens, hiking trails and the freeways. Offering an ideal location with updated luxury, this exceptional condominium combines the serenity of a mountain retreat with the convenience of urban living.