Restored English Cottage Revival Style Bungalow Located on Belvidere Street, Pasadena

695 Belvidere St, Pasadena, CA 91104
By GEORGE PENNER | Photography by Cameron Carothers
Published on Oct 5, 2023


Meticulously restored English Cottage Revival Style Bungalow with detached garage on a tree-lined street in the coveted Washington Square Landmark District. Situated on a broad and flat double lot measuring 12,547 square feet; this 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom Mills-Act protected home was entirely restored and re-imagined by acclaimed designer Cynthia Boyd.

It’s updated to the highest of contemporary standards, while also carefully preserving its historic character and defining features. Visitors enter through a recessed entry, opening to a light-filled generous living room, showcasing 3/4′ chambord smoked solid french oak hardwood flooring and original fireplace.

Adjoining is the dining area that transitions to the chefs-kitchen – perfectly combining design and functionality with custom cabinetry and hardware, Quartzite countertops and new Bosch appliances.

The two bedrooms share a beautifully renovated bathroom with cast-iron soaking tub, walk-in shower, handmade tiles and stone floors. Closet and storage space throughout.

The large brick-laid rear patio previews the fenced, expansive backyard with mature oaks, native plants and privacy hedges. Energy efficiency, sustainability and aesthetics are central to every feature, including: Certainteed Landmark TL Solaris 50-year roof with Cool Roof technology, Rheem Proterra performance platinum heat pump hybrid water heater; High-efficiency HVAC and insulation; Pentair water filter; Brilliant Smart Lighting system; Tesla charger; to name a few.

New plumbing, electrical, windows and doors. Copper vents and gutters. California basement.Expansion opportunities with schematic designs by Cynthia Boyd are available for both the build-out of the existing two-car garage, as well as a separate 850 square foot ADU proposed to be constructed amongst spacious grounds.

Main Properties:

Bedroom(s): 2
Bathroom(s): 1
Square Feet: 1,304 sq.ft.
Lot Size: 12,547 sq.ft.

Offered at $1,200,000

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For more information contact:

George Penner
Chief Executive Officer
DPP | Compass
(626) 683-0777
(626) 807-8558




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