• 2 Bedrooms
  • 2.5 Bathrooms
  • 2,018 square feet
  • 4,801 lot

DESCRIPTION

Character abounds in this enchanting 1921 California Storybook Cottage located on one the most charming blocks in Windsor Square. Open the gate of the picket fence and the brick pathway leads you through the delightful front garden to the arched front door. The downstairs living space features a sunny kitchen with stainless steel Viking 4 burner stove, Bosch dishwasher, GE wood paneled b/in refrigerator, and Waterworks faucet. What was once considered the third bedroom now serves as a breakfast room with a built-in china cabinet. Ideal for entertaining, the spacious dining room features mullion windows overlooking the front rose garden. An archway leads to the exquisite living room which boasts a marble fireplace and lovely mantel and double hung French windows with views to both the front and back gardens. A paneled pocket door separates the living room from the den, featuring built-in book shelves and a wall of shelves with a marble counter top hidden behind paneled cabinet doors. A powder room completes the first floor. Two bedrooms upstairs, including a master suite featuring four closets, two with built-in drawers, and a romantic marble fireplace. Master bath complete with a chest converted into a vanity with sink, wainscoting, and a French door that leads out to the deck. The upstairs hall bath features a built-in linen closet and shower/tub combo, marble counter top and floor and Waterworks fixtures. Second bedroom has a closet with built-in dresser and extra storage and a French door leading out to spacious deck overlooking the back yard. The garage now serves as a tranquil garden retreat featuring a broad expanse of French doors, a large double hung French window, a four pane garden door, two large barn doors and a half bath. The outdoor living spaces include a beautifully landscaped brick patio in the back and down the stairs discover a secret garden. This home is so truly one of a kind it’s been featured in Better Homes and Garden, Decorating, and Great Gardens in Small Spaces, a commercial for Loews Home Improvement, and the TV show Private Practice. Come fall in love.

Additional Highlights:
Hardwood floors
Dual zoned A/C
Foundation work done in 1997
Chimney rebuilt in 1997
security system
Automatic sprinkler system

Offered at $1,449,000