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Romantic Spanish-style compound in Pasadena asks $1.2M

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The 1920s property includes a large studio space and a tranquil courtyard

View of courtyard Photos courtesy Steve Haussler, Coldwell Banker

Here’s an intriguing live-work-style residence that offers plenty of possibilities to potential buyers. Per the listing, the lovely Spanish-style home has been home to an iron works studio, pottery business, and antique store since its construction in 1927.

Spread across 4,397 square feet of floor area, the eastern Pasadena property includes a large ground-floor studio attached to a two-story residence. The studio space opens to a long portico and tranquil courtyard shaded by trellises.

Tile-floored studio space
Billiards table in show room area
Parlor with brick fireplace

Interior features include tile floors, beamed and vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows, and multiple fireplaces. Ornamental wrought iron fixtures can be found throughout the compound.

Kitchen space
Bedroom with door to balcony

The residential portion of the property has three bedrooms, a full bathroom, and two partial baths. A large balcony extends along the side of the second level, providing views into the courtyard.

Room with hardwood floors and beamed ceiling

Situated on a 6,019-square-foot lot, the property also includes a two-car garage and a bit of drought-tolerant landscaping fronting the studio.

Front of house from sidewalk

Asking price is $1.2 million.

1597 North Altadena Drive [Steve Haussler | Coldwell Banker]