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140 E Hillcrest BLVD
MONROVIA, CA 91016


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Property Remarks

This rustic 1920s Los Angeles area home encompasses an extraordinary double lot highlighting a tranquil Koi pond surrounded by an elaborate garden. This vintage 3,994 square foot home has 4 spacious bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and a fully enclosed lot. This white colored scheme home also features a unique looking classic office with built-in, wood cabinets. It's also encompassed by many large arched windows that surround the whole house. The large spacious family room has an antique-like cozy fireplace and is connected to a large covered patio that is surrounded by the serenity of the property. This LA home is surrounded by an exquisite white antique porch as you can enjoy amazing views of the sunset as well as the garden. The patio includes a gazebo that has a sizeable BBQ area to enjoy the spacious outdoors that this elegant grand estate has to offer. The detached double car garage includes a bonus room with an additional shower and bathroom. This estate sits at the heart of Monrovia in a peaceful neighborhood with fresh air from the mountains behind and a close distance to the charming local restaurants and shops in Downtown Monrovia.

Property Details

MLS#
OC17257675MR
Days on Market
193
Year Built
1926
Lot Size
0.33 Acres
Property Subtype
Single Family

Location

State
CA
Area
Monrovia
County
Los Angeles

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Listing provided courtesy of Joshua Byerly , Douglas Elliman of California


Exterior

Lot Acreage
0.33
Garage Spaces
2
Waterfront
No

View
City Lights

Interior

Bedroom Features
Master Suite
Bathroom Count
4 Full Baths
Laundry
Gas Dryer Hookup

Additional Property Details

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

Community Features
Curbs
Gutters
Sidewalks
Suburban
AC/Cooling
Central
Heating
Central

Monrovia

Located 20 miles northeast of Los Angeles at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, Monrovia is known for combining small town charm with tech industry. The area that would later become Monrovia was initially lived on by the Tongva tribe and was part of the Mission San Gabriel lands before plots of land were sold to the founders of the Monrovia land and Water Company. The company’s president was William Monroe and the city is named in his honor. Monrovia’s main street, Myrtle Avenue is named for his daughter.

Real Estate:  Because of Monrovia’s long history there is a wide variety of housing stock including Craftsman, Spanish Colonial, and Victorian homes.  Monrovia’s Old Town has been revitalized and is now offers shops and restaurants along Myrtle Avenue along with condos and rental units that make it a thriving community.

Community Life: The Monrovia Friday Night Family Street Fair on Myrtle Avenue is a decades-long tradition that includes a farmer’s market, kids zone, and live entertainment. Monrovia Canyon Park is a great spot for hiking that leads to a waterfall.

Education: Monrovia is served by the Monrovia Unified School District. The district now has one high school, one continuation school, two middle schools and five elementary schools including Bradoaks Elementary School, Clifton Middle School, Mayflower Elementary School, and Monroe Elementary School. Private schools in the area include Calvary Road Baptist Academy and Immaculate Conception School. Mt. Sierra College is a local community college which offers bachelor’s degrees in media arts, business, and technology.

Transportation: Monrovia is reached by the 210 Freeway. The area is served by the Foothill Transit system and the Metro.

Local Attractions: Library Park includes the public library, a band shell, playground, walkways and more.

 

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