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5428 La Forest Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011


Property Remarks

This sleek and contemporary 5-BR & 4-BA home has been extensively renovated with an exquisite designer's touch. From the bright & open Chef's kitchen to the stylish and luxurious bathrooms, there has been no detail missed. Living Room w/ 10' ceilings & fireplace. Spacious Family Room with sweeping views to back yard. This home features an IPad controlled smart home system that controls Audio/Visual, climate, lighting & speaker systems. 4-zoned HVAC system. Updated copper plumbing & electrical system. New 7 1/2'' plank oak wood floors throughout. Enjoy one-half acre of park like grounds that offer large grassy play areas, majestic trees and open air patio. Sparkling salt water heated SWIMMING POOL with new surrounding deck. In the award-winning La Canada Unified School District.

Property Details

MLS#
817000790
Date Sold
August 28, 2017
Days on Market
25
Year Built
1948
Stories
1
Square Feet
3,078
Lot Size
0.5 Acres
Property Subtype
Single Family
Source of SqFt
Taped
Source of Lot Size
Public Records

Location

State
CA
Area
La Canada Flintridge (634)
County
Los Angeles

Schools

School District
La Canada

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Exterior

Lot Acreage
0.5
Garage Spaces
2
Waterfront
No

Exterior Construction
Stucco
Pool
Heated
Patio Features
Concrete Slab
Roofing
Composition Shingle
Security
Security System - Owned

Interior

Kitchen Features
Island
Open To Family Room
Stone Counters
Bedroom Features
All Bedrooms Down
Main Floor Master Bedroom
Master Suite
Bathroom Features
Double Vanity(S)
Shower And Tub
Shower Stall
Bathroom Count
4 Full Baths
Interior Features
Turnkey
Additional Rooms
Master Bedroom
Family Room
Living Room
Cooking Appliances
Cooktop - Gas
Double Oven
Equip/Appliances
Dishwasher
Freezer
Garbage Disposal
Gas Dryer Hookup
Refrigerator
Flooring
Wood
Fireplaces
Other
Laundry
Individual Room

Additional Property Details

Guest House
No
Available for Lease
No
Horse Property
No
Maids
No

Style
Contemporary
Property Condition
Updated/Remodeled
Lot Description
Back Yard
Fenced Yard
Front Yard
Landscaped
Yard
AC/Cooling
Central A/C
Heating
Forced Air
Sewer
Connected On Bond
Parking
Garage - Two Door
Other Structural Features
Energy Efficient
Full Copper Plumbing

La Cañada Flintridge

La Cañada Flintridge is a special enclave tucked between the San Gabriel Mountains, Angeles National Forest, and the San Rafael Hills. Known for having some of the most highly ranked schools in California and in the U.S. overall, this close-knit community is beloved by those who call are lucky to call it home. With a population of approximately 20,000, La Cañada Flintridge has the appeal and quiet, protective, calm of a small town and yet it is just a short ride away from downtown Los Angeles, which glitters in the distance on a clear night. It has become a favorite with celebrities who enjoy a retreat that is still near the studios, Burbank Airport, and all types of recreation. Those who have lived in the area include Vince Vaughn, Angela Bassett, Haley Joel Osment, Kevin Costner, and many others. The charm of the area has made it a popular filming spot and it even played a minor role in the holiday classic “It’s A Wonderful Life.” 

Real Estate: The area is also famed for large graceful estates, some with room for horses, and a rare few of which have long architectural history. This area is rich in small-town charm and has many tree-lined neighborhoods with single-family homes for sale.

Community Life: Designated as a “Tree City USA,” La Cañada enjoys a gentle elevation from 970 to 2,400 above sea level and border the Angeles National Forest. There are several local parks including Mayor’s Discovery Park, Olberz Park, Memorial Park, and a city skate park. Hiking and riding trails also provide a great opportunity for outdoor recreation. Lanterman Auditorium, a full-service auditorium available for public use often hosts local shows and performances. The La Cañada Farmer’s Market is held on Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. across the street from Memorial Park.

Education: The La Cañada Unified School District is a high achieving district, which is characterized as forward-looking and supportive with strong parent participation. Students at all levels consistently score among the top 10% of all California students. La Cañada Unified School District received an Academic Performance Index score of 950 (API Growth 2012), the second highest in the state for a K-12 school district. Each elementary school in the district scored 956 or higher on the API, while La Canada High School scored  942, within the top 10 comprehensive general admission high schools in the state. About 98% of high school students enroll in post-secondary schools. The area also includes many private schools such as St. Francis High School,Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, and Flintridge Preparatory School.

Transportation: The area is accessed by State Route 2 and Interstate 210. It offers easy access to Pacific Coast Highway. The LCF Shuttle is a free shuttle that operates along Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada Flintridge and is part of the Glendale Beeline Route 3.

Local Attractions: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is located in the area and as the primary United States research and development center for the robotic exploration of the solar system, including the creation of the Mars rover. Descanso Gardens is famed for its beautiful paths winding through elegantly landscaped botanic gardens and forests. It boasts the largest collection of camellia species in the U.S. and is famous for its carved pumpkin display at Halloween known as Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns.

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