Beautiful 1924-English College Located in North Del Mar Avenue, San Gabriel

217 N. Del Mar Ave., San Gabriel, CA 91775
Published on Jul 25, 2022

Welcome to this character English cottage, built in 1924, and adorned with classic details throughout. This 1,369± square foot 2 bedroom 1 bathroom home, which also has an office/den, is sited on a spacious 9,372± SF lot with a long, gated driveway, a detached 2-car garage, and flourishing rose gardens.

Enter the home from an inviting brick walkway and spacious front porch into the formal living room which features high ceilings, French doors to a side patio, and a decorative Batchelder fireplace complemented by a large mantel with leaded glass front built-in cabinets on each side. There are glass-paned pocket doors leading from the living room to the dining room, which features beautiful bay leaded glass windows and built-in cabinetry as well as pocket doors to separate it from the kitchen.

The spacious kitchen includes lots of storage, hardwood floors, a desk area, and a side door leading out to the driveway and backyard. The spacious laundry closet, located in the kitchen, offers plenty of storage space; the washer and dryer are included.

Beyond the kitchen is a hallway leading to a full bath and two bedrooms. The north bedroom has large windows and a walk-in closet. The second bedroom has a sliding closet door, built-in shelves, large windows, and leads to an attached office with surrounding windows that overlook the backyard. The full bathroom has a shower and bathtub as well as a single vanity with windows on each side, and two large mirrors.

The backyard was re-landscaped with a grassy area and many rose bushes and updated irrigation. The side yard has a patio for seating and brick planters. The garage has an automatic garage door and storage. Updates from 1994 include a kitchen remodel, HVAC and durable siding (does not need to be repainted). Other home improvements from 2004 include: landscaping, roof and gutters, garage door, screens, and replaced sewer line (from house to street).

Recent updates include fresh paint on the garage exterior and some repainting on the interior, and newly refinished original oak hardwood floors. The home is sited in close proximity to San Gabriel Country Club, Washington Elementary, and restaurants and shopping on Huntington Drive. Explore the possibilities of expanding the home and/or the garage on this beautiful and generous lot. Fall in love with this character home in a great neighborhood!

Main Properties:

Bedroom(s): 2
Bathroom(s): 1
Square feet: 1,369± sq.ft.
Lot size: 9,372± sq.ft.

Offered at $980,000

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For more information contact:

Sarah Rogers

MBA, GRI, e-PRO, Realtor
Estates Executive Director
Trust & Probate Division Executive Director
626.390.0511 mobile




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