|241 W Montecito Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA|
Character-rich 1930s cottage in Sierra Madre asking just under $1M (Curbed LA link): On the market for the first time in over half a century is this sweet 1931 cottage in Sierra Madre. While the 1,993-square-foot bungalow is undeniably in need of freshening up, it’s not at all difficult to envision it being turned into a Pinterest-worthy pin-up.
Along with hardwood floors, archways, built-ins, French doors, a Batchelder-style fireplace, vintage light fixtures, and handsome woodwork, the three-bedroom, two-bath is blessed with a bounty of beautiful period tile. There’s also a roomy front porch and a one-car garage.
Located on a .3-acre lot, it’s listed with an asking price of $998,900.
Mod: Here is how ReMax pitches it (link). That disclaimer is in the last sentence.
Restore this amazing property with arched doorways, nooks, cranies and coves to its original beauty! Front porch, formal living room with fireplace, formal dining room and more! Front room which was used as an office has a private entrance there is also an inside laundry room.
Three spacious bedrooms, each have walk-in closets with shelves and a window. Bathrooms have beautiful original tiles, lots of built-ins thru out, hardwood under carpet and much much more! Gated driveway with a one car garage has alley access.
Huge lot of over 13,000 sq ft has many possibilities, buyer to investigate zoning with City.
Mod: You don't pay a million dollars for a 1,993 sq. ft. cottage built in 1931 and in need of restoration. You're buying it for that large lot. "Investigate zoning with the city." Yes, of course. Next up is news of a restoration project that has just gone south.
Representatives from Denny’s were not immediately available to comment Friday, but Arcadia police were notified the windmill had fallen at 7:28 a.m., said Sgt. Dan Crowther. Signs around the restaurant at noon said it was closed for maintenance.
Exactly a year and a half ago, on June 29, 2016, Denny’s officially reactivated the windmill, and it had been spinning all day, every day since then.
The windmill is the last remnant of the Van de Kamp’s Holland Dutch Bakery’s coffee shop franchise, which built 15 locations bearing the same design. The Arcadia location, the first of the 15 built, opened in 1967.
Mod: Trouble every day in this life. The rest of the article is available at the link.