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5027 Commonwealth Avenue
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011


Property Remarks

This is it....La Canada Ranch with a definite twist! Incredible 20,000+ square foot lot, mostly flat, is on the market for the first time in over 20 years. Beautifully maintained and perched up on a knoll this three bedroom/two bath home with a one bedroom/one bath guest studio is on the market. This home is wonderful for entertaining with the salt water pool, trellis, wide open grassy yard and fabulous location. The home is full of life with color, hardwood floors, newer kitchen, baths, copper plumbing, electrical, tankless water heater, living room with fireplace, dining room, family room with fireplace, full laundry room, over-sized garage and great windows adding wonderful light. This is La Canada living!

Property Details

MLS#
317001438
Date Sold
May 16, 2017
Days on Market
12
Year Built
1949
Stories
1
Square Feet
3,144
Lot Size
0.47 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

Exterior

Lot Acreage
0.47
Garage Spaces
2
Waterfront
No

Pool
Filtered Only (No Heat)
Patio Features
Covered
Roofing
Composition
View
Mountain View
Peek-A-Boo View
Security
Carbon Monoxide Detector(S)
Fire And Smoke Detection System
Security System - Owned

Interior

Kitchen Features
Gourmet Kitchen
Bathroom Features
Remodeled
Bathroom Count
2 Full Baths
1 Three Quarter Bath
Cooking Appliances
Double Oven
Equip/Appliances
Dishwasher
Freezer
Garbage Disposal
Flooring
Carpet
Ceramic Tile
Hardwood
Fireplaces
Other
Laundry
Individual Room

Additional Property Details

Guest House
No
Available for Lease
No
Parking Spaces
2
Horse Property
No
Maids
No

Style
Ranch
Property Condition
Updated/Remodeled
Lot Description
Automatic Gate
Curbs
Fully Fenced
Landscaped
Lawn
AC/Cooling
Central A/C
Heating
Forced Air
Sewer
Connected On Bond
Sewer
Other Structural Features
Full Copper Plumbing
Rain Gutters

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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