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1518 Olive Lane
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011


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Property Remarks

Situated on an expansive lot in the picturesque Alta Canada area, this contemporary craftsman retreat is an entertainer's dream.The spacious floor plan is highlighted with hardwood floors and board and batten details. The great room and dining area features beautiful open trestle ceilings, fireplace and walls of windows. The updated kitchen and breakfast area has granite countertops, stainless appliances and opens to an enormous patio with vaulted ceiling. The romantic master suite has a sitting area, walk-in closet and full bathroom. Numerous French doors open out to the patios surrounding the house. The fenced pool & spa area has an outdoor kitchen. Additional detached office. Guest suite with its own entrance provides optional 6th bedroom and additional full bath.

 

 

 

 

Property Details

MLS#
817001912
Days on Market
11
Year Built
2002
Stories
1
Square Feet
3,795
Lot Size
0.76 Acres
Property Subtype
Single Family
Source of SqFt
Taped
Source of Lot Size
Appraiser

Location

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

Schools

School District
La Canada

Additional Info

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Exterior

Lot Acreage
0.76
Garage Spaces
2
Waterfront
No

Pool
Fenced
Roofing
Composition

Interior

Kitchen Features
Granite Counters
Island
Bedroom Features
Master Suite
Walkincloset
Bathroom Count
3 Full Baths
1 Half Bath
Interior Features
Cathedral-Vaulted Ceilings
Turnkey
Cooking Appliances
Gas
Range
Range Hood
Equip/Appliances
Dishwasher
Refrigerator
Flooring
Hardwood
Fireplaces
Other
Laundry
Laundry Area

Additional Property Details

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

Lot Description
Fenced Yard
AC/Cooling
Central A/C
Heating
Forced Air
Sewer
Assessments
Connected On Bond
Sewer Bonds
Parking
Garage

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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