Open House Obsession: Mid-Century Oasis in La Cañada Flintridge, $2.765M

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By Philip Ferrato

Where: 431 Inverness Drive, La Cañada Flintridge
When: Sunday, February 28 from 1:00pm-4:00pm
Asking: $2.765M
What: A 4-bed, 3-bath house with a pool and pool house, built in 1953 and designed by Keith Marston of Marston & Maybury (and the son of noted Pasadena architect Sylvanus Marston) with an easy indoor/outdoor flow that characterizes the best Mid-Century houses. Sited on an acre at the edge of an arroyo, the property has both unobstructed views of the San Gabriel Mountains and multiple outdoor spaces.

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The 3200-sq-ft house is larger than it looks, with a long passage running from the front entry, revealing a sheltered patio and the main living areas.

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The double-sided chimney has a grill in the dining area, plus the kitchen retains its Mid-Century vibe with a door and a pass-through.

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Set away from the main house, the pool and 1-bath pool house share the same open mountain view. Plus there’s a great outdoor shower.

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More: Visit the listing for additional images and details. Below, a walled patio off the bedrooms.

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