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Sweet Burbank Time Capsule Fixer Asking $559,000

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Open House: Sunday, June 14 between 2 PM - 5 PM 1124 North California St, Burbank

Price: $559,000
Beds, Baths: 4 beds, 2 baths
Floor Area: 1,514 sq. ft.
Per the Listing: "It's opportunity time! Bring your vision to this fixer in prime Magnolia Park area between Magnolia and Chandler. Original construction of the living room, formal dining (with bay window) and two bedrooms built with lath and plaster and hardwood floors (protected by carpeting). Rear addition, with bath and two paneled bedrooms (one used as a den--with wet bar; the other with walk-in closet) has a completely new roof. Enjoy the knockout large private rear yard with mature landscaping and fruit trees. This home also features a living room with fireplace, smooth ceilings throughout, wainscoting, copper plumbing, central heat and air. Excellent curb appeal on a sought-after quiet street within walking distance to Roosevelt Elementary, Luther Burbank Middle School and Burroughs High, as well as Verdugo Park, which features tennis, volleyball, and basketball courts, as well as an Olympic aquatic pool. Disney, Warner Brothers, and other studios are also close by, as well as a variety of dining and shopping opportunities. This is a family neighborhood, a family home, and the backyard is ideal for play and entertaining friends. Yes, it's opportunity time to move quickly."

Well, here's hoping that whichever flipper snaps up this 1937 traditional appreciates its vintage character—it would be a travesty and a crying shame if that lovely pink Formica got ripped out to make way for Home Depot's all-too-popular brownish-beige granite.

1124 North California St [Official site]