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1920s Pasadena Spanish-style has original fireplace, modern conveniences for $649K

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The house is located in the Washington Square Landmark District

A white, single-story Spanish-style house as seen from the street.
Built in the 1920s, the house’s teal accents and red tile roof are handsome and blend into the historic neighborhood.
Photos by Alfred Yson, courtesy of Kate Barnett/The Agency

This 1920s-era home is a great find flying under the radar in Pasadena’s Washington Square Landmark District.

Built in 1925, the two-bedroom, one-bath house has retained select features from the early 20th century, including some hardware, the tiles adorning the front of the fireplace, and original windows and arched doorways.

Not original to the house are its contemporary electrical panel, copper plumbing, and central air conditioning and heating, leaving the house with the best of both worlds—modern systems with a few early 20th century charms.

The 915-square-foot house makes the most of its space, offering a living room, dining room, bright kitchen, and even space for dining outdoors, in the backyard. The detached one-car garage on the property poses an added flexible space, and is currently being used as a home gym.

The house at 1146 Heather Square last sold in 2015 for $565,000. It’s listed now at $649,000 with Kate Barnett of The Agency, though Redfin estimates it will sell for more than $710,000.

A living room with a fireplace, and on the fireplace are some earthen-colored tiles that are from the house’s 1920s origins.
The living room has a fireplace with original tiles.
A yellow dining room with wood floors and a door connected to the backyard.
The dining area features a dry bar with wine fridge and access to the outdoors.
A room with a sofa and bookshelf.
The ample second bedroom is now set up for other uses.
An open kitchen with a large farmhouse sink and dark counters. There is a window over the sink.
The kitchen has soapstone counters and a farmhouse sink.
A patch of green grass and, off to the side, an outdoor dining table.
The grassy section of the backyard.