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Storybook English Cottage in California

This storybook English-style Cottage sits on a hidden knoll with rambling gardens and is located in the Verdugo Woodlands – in California of all places! Glendale, California to be exact.

Storybook California English-style cottage

The 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom 1,552 square foot cottage is listed for $1,065,000. That’s no small amount but the price tag has already been slashed once. A couple more months of coronavirus pandemic and the price will be down in the bargain basement!

Storybook California English-style cottage

This 1924-built house is just so charming – all the details are right out of Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs

Storybook California English-style cottage

Look at the massive hand-carved front door.

It really is that big – look at it from the inside – complete with custom wrought iron fittings.

Storybook California English-style cottage

You enter into the great room with a vaulted cathedral ceiling that makes the space feel much larger than it actually is.

Storybook California English-style cottage

There are so many details to behold: the patterned peg and groove hardwood floors; exposed rafters, custom multi-pane windows, built-in niches,  and a centerpiece clinker brick fireplace with a hand-carved inglenook mantle.

Storybook California English-style cottage

Realtors must love when they get to list a house as unique as this one. It cuts up the repetitive boredom of  “…granite/stainless…blah, blah, blah”.

Storybook California English-style cottage

House Crazy Sarah could totally see herself living here. It’s quaint, it’s unusual, it’s vintage, and it is located in sunny California.

Storybook California English-style cottage

The kitchen / dining / breakfast rooms are just so bright and lovely!

Storybook California English-style cottage

Storybook California English-style cottage

House Crazy Sarah spies some vintage cabinetry!

Storybook California English-style cottage

Look how sweet and elegant the master bedroom is…

Storybook California English-style cottage

And check out the original 1920’s tile work in the master bathroom…

Storybook California English-style cottage

Pink and black – they don’t make bathrooms like that anymore!

Look at the old sink in the other bathroom:

vintage bathroom tile

Here’s one more light and airy bedroom:

Storybook California English-style cottage

House Crazy Sarah is impressed with the amount of adorable windows in the house. They all look custom and original.

Out back is the most enchanting private patio area:

Storybook California English-style cottage

The property also features a double garage with a large extra attic space above.

Storybook California English-style cottage

The listing agent declares: “Buy this fairy tale home and you’ll live happily ever after.

Hard to argue with that selling point!

 

Source:

Redfin.com

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