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Two-bedroom in Pasadena’s swingin’ Villa San Pasqual seeks $629K

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Flash back to the 1950s

Villa San Pasqual is a registered city landmark in Pasadena.
Photos by Michael Wilkerson, courtesy of Chris Reisbeck/The Agency

With its central courtyard, deep lawns, and wide, open floating staircases, Pasadena’s Villa San Pasqual is one of the finest garden complexes in the LA area.

Completed in 1953, it’s a pastel delight: the rows of two-story stucco buildings are tinted coral and accented with turquoise trim and decorative railings. All of the units have floor-to-ceiling windows and most still have their original wood doors (and brass doorknobs).

This sun-filled unit, No. 37, also still has its original kitchen cabinets. It comes in at 994 square feet, with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, including one with period tile in a peach shade. In the living room, there are sliding doors that open to a balcony overlooking the courtyard, plus a fireplace and an open dining area.

Per the listing, the unit has also been equipped with HVAC and is Mills Act eligible. Christopher Reisbeck with The Agency has the listing; the asking price is $629,000, with HOA dues of $548.

Aluminum eaves shade the second-story balconies.
In the living room, floor-to-ceiling windows wrap around to the fireplace.
The original kitchen cabinets.
One of the two bathrooms is in original condition.
Indoor-outdoor living, thanks to the balcony.