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5035 Louise Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011


  • $2,995,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,050 SqFt
  • 0.66 Acres
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Property Remarks

Located high up in the deodar area of La Canada Flintridge, this fabulous Spanish Revival home embodies all of the stunning architectural characteristics of the era. Built in 1931, and designed by renowned architects, Marston and Maybury, the home was built on the land to embrace views of down town LA and beyond. A sweeping veranda and balcony from second story above make this the perfect landing place after a long day.Set around a dramatic center courtyard the home features grand formal spaces, with french doors for dinners al fresco on the historical patio. The gourmet cook's kitchen and family great room are an entertainer's delight! Luxurious master suite with romantic fireplace and fabulous vistas to the ocean. Renovated and expanded in 2012 and transformed to state-of-the-art luxury living using the highest quality building materials, keeping its historical/cultural authenticity and maintaining incredible intimacy and warmth. Truly a rare find in La Canada Flintridge.

Property Details

MLS#
818002217
Days on Market
18
Year Built
1931
Stories
2
Square Feet
4,050
Lot Size
0.66 Acres
Property Subtype
Single Family
Source of SqFt
Taped
Source of Lot Size
Public Records

Location

State
CA
Area
La Canada Flintridge (634)
County
Los Angeles

Schools

School District
La Canada

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Exterior

Lot Acreage
0.66
Garage Spaces
2
Waterfront
No

Exterior Construction
Plaster
Patio Features
Covered
Covered Porch
Deck(S)
Patio Open
Rock
Stone
Roofing
Clay Tile
Spanish Clay Tile
View
City Lights View
City View
Trees/Woods View
Security
Security System - Owned Or Leased

Interior

Kitchen Features
Gourmet Kitchen
Granite Counters
Open To Family Room
Pantry
Bedroom Features
Master Suite
Walkincloset
Bathroom Features
Double Vanity(S)
Granite
Bathroom Count
2 Full Baths
2 Half Baths
2 Three Quarter Baths
Interior Features
Plaster Walls
Pre-Wired For Surround Sound
Additional Rooms
Dining Room
Great Room
Family Room
Formal Entry
Living Room
Office
Walk-In Closet
Cooking Appliances
Double Oven
Gas
Oven-Gas
Range
Equip/Appliances
Dishwasher
Garbage Disposal
Refrigerator
Flooring
Hardwood
Stone
Fireplaces
Other
Laundry
Individual Room

Additional Property Details

Guest House
No
Available for Lease
No
Horse Property
No
Maids
No

Style
Spanish
Spanish Colonial
Property Condition
Updated/Remodeled
Spa
Heated - Gas
Hot Tub
AC/Cooling
Central A/C
Heating
Forced Air
Sewer
Connected On Bond
Parking
Garage - Single Door
Other Structural Features
Balcony

La Cañada Flintridge

La Cañada Flintridge is a special enclave tucked between the San Gabriel Mountains, Angeles National Forest, and the San Rafael Hills. Known for having some of the most highly ranked schools in California and in the U.S. overall, this close-knit community is beloved by those who call are lucky to call it home. With a population of approximately 20,000, La Cañada Flintridge has the appeal and quiet, protective, calm of a small town and yet it is just a short ride away from downtown Los Angeles, which glitters in the distance on a clear night. It has become a favorite with celebrities who enjoy a retreat that is still near the studios, Burbank Airport, and all types of recreation. Those who have lived in the area include Vince Vaughn, Angela Bassett, Haley Joel Osment, Kevin Costner, and many others. The charm of the area has made it a popular filming spot and it even played a minor role in the holiday classic “It’s A Wonderful Life.” 

Real Estate: The area is also famed for large graceful estates, some with room for horses, and a rare few of which have long architectural history. This area is rich in small-town charm and has many tree-lined neighborhoods with single-family homes for sale.

Community Life: Designated as a “Tree City USA,” La Cañada enjoys a gentle elevation from 970 to 2,400 above sea level and border the Angeles National Forest. There are several local parks including Mayor’s Discovery Park, Olberz Park, Memorial Park, and a city skate park. Hiking and riding trails also provide a great opportunity for outdoor recreation. Lanterman Auditorium, a full-service auditorium available for public use often hosts local shows and performances. The La Cañada Farmer’s Market is held on Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. across the street from Memorial Park.

Education: The La Cañada Unified School District is a high achieving district, which is characterized as forward-looking and supportive with strong parent participation. Students at all levels consistently score among the top 10% of all California students. La Cañada Unified School District received an Academic Performance Index score of 950 (API Growth 2012), the second highest in the state for a K-12 school district. Each elementary school in the district scored 956 or higher on the API, while La Canada High School scored  942, within the top 10 comprehensive general admission high schools in the state. About 98% of high school students enroll in post-secondary schools. The area also includes many private schools such as St. Francis High School,Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, and Flintridge Preparatory School.

Transportation: The area is accessed by State Route 2 and Interstate 210. It offers easy access to Pacific Coast Highway. The LCF Shuttle is a free shuttle that operates along Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada Flintridge and is part of the Glendale Beeline Route 3.

Local Attractions: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is located in the area and as the primary United States research and development center for the robotic exploration of the solar system, including the creation of the Mars rover. Descanso Gardens is famed for its beautiful paths winding through elegantly landscaped botanic gardens and forests. It boasts the largest collection of camellia species in the U.S. and is famous for its carved pumpkin display at Halloween known as Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns.

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