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La Verne Area Single Family Home


919 Puddingstone Drive La Verne, CA 91750

2 Bed
2 Baths
2284 sqft
MLS# P1-18387
Welcome to La Casa de Carrion. This historic Mills Act adobe home offers two bedrooms and two baths with 2284 sq ft of living space. The adobe was built in 1868 by Saturnino Carrion and was restored in 1951 by Paul E. Traweek. The Carrion Adobe was designated a California Historic Landmark on Dec. 14, 1945. In the early 1930s, the Carrion Adobe caught the eye of renowned watercolor artist Milford Zornes, who captured its essence in his painting titled ''Old Adobe.'' This piece garnered acclaim when displayed in an exhibit in Washington, D.C., capturing the attention of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, who selected it for the prestigious White House collection. Nestled on over two acres (two parcels) of lush, prime land and just minutes from the University of La Verne, Puddingstone Lake, and the vibrant Old Town La Verne, this property offers easy access to myriad special events and a wealth of dining and entertainment options. With windows and doors dating back to the original restoration, the high ceilings with the original beams, warm honey-brown wood floors, and the thick 22-inch adobe walls that provide natural cooling even during the peak of summer, every detail adds to the home's fusion of timeless historical elements and modern convenience. The state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen has marble countertops, a dedicated coffee station, dual sinks, ovens, microwaves, and a spacious pantry--perfect for any culinary enthusiast. Just outside the kitchen, pick fresh produce from the vegetable garden or relax in one of the tranquil sitting areas with a refreshing beverage. This Landmark is ideal for hosting various special events, from Weddings and Receptions to Family Reunions or Team Building Retreats. Baby Showers, Holiday Celebrations, Community Gardens, or Artist Retreats. The sprawling outdoor space presents endless possibilities for creating unforgettable memories. La Casa de Carrion isn't just a house; it's a sanctuary where history, charm, and tranquility converge--a place to create, celebrate, and live life to its fullest.
Listing Courtesy of CRMLS / Coldwell Banker Realty / Patrick "Pat" Cochran

Alhambra Area Single Family Home


502 N Story Place Alhambra, CA 91801

4 Bed
3 Baths
3064 sqft
MLS# P1-18463
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First time on the market in 50 years. Introducing the ''Story House,'' a historic four-bedroom, three-bathroom home located in the coveted Lindaraxa Park Neighborhood in North East Alhambra. This grand manor, established in 1883 by F.Q. Story, offers a glimpse into the rich history of California's citrus industry. The Story House is a testament to his influence and legacy, occupying a sprawling 18,723 square-foot lot on a picturesque tree-lined street, providing ample space and tranquility. The home is 3,064 square feet and features two bonus rooms, a full-standing basement and workshop. The exterior boasts a covered raised porch and an entryway flanked by lead glass windows, adding a touch of charm. Step through the front door and into the foyer, where you'll notice natural light streaming in through the large windows that grace every room. To the right of the foyer, you'll find a spacious living room, ideal for entertaining. To the left, a cozy sitting room where you will find the antique brass and ornate glass etched chandelier that is original to the home. The formal dining room is ideal for hosting dinner parties and special occasions. The updated kitchen features handcrafted cabinetry made from the property's more than 200-year-old camphor tree, beautifully crafted by the owners as a personal homage to the home. Adjacent to the kitchen, a great room provides a versatile space for casual gatherings and everyday living. On the first floor, you'll also find a laundry room for added convenience. Ascend the staircase, and you'll notice the wide-cased banister and curved archway adorned with original detailed corbels at each end. The second floor is home to a primary suite, offering a private sanctuary for rest and rejuvenation. The Story House is not just a home; it's a piece of Southern California's ties to a citrus heritage that has lasted 130 years and adds a unique allure to the property. Don't miss out on the opportunity to own a piece of history and make this your new home.
Listing Courtesy of CRMLS / Coldwell Banker Realty / Marisol Grier