An interesting new property to highlight: A church aka a property that is a "most unusual fusion of early California architecture with gothic influences" has hit the market in South Pasadena. And for those who were secretly hoping, yes, the "current zoning permits exotic animals (such as Llamas)," according to the listing. Located on 3/4ths an acre and consisting of multiple structures that measure about 4,000 square feet total, it's listed at $1.249 million. That seems like a bargain.
"Church in a South Pasadena SFR Estates Zone with sweeping views! Once part of a larger estate, the servants' quarters were donated to a church (denomination unknown) whose primary structure had burned down. The servants' qtrs were expanded & converted to accomodate the congregation, resulting in a most unusual fusion of early California architecture with gothic influences. The main level includes a pipe-organ alcove now converted to an elevated kitchen, two lofts-one fronting a master bedroom/bath, a grotto/wetbar (reclaimed space), a living room w/ billiard table, numerable french doors opening to 1,200+SF of decking & a half bath. The lower level (improved at a later date) includes multiple tandem bedrooms, offices/dens, a full bath & a kitchenette. The large hillside lot is accessed by a single-lane shared drive and is ready to be detailed. Current zoning permits exotic animals (such as Llamas). This is a fixer property with many significant system upgrades already in place."
· 323 Monterey Road [Redfin]