Directly north of Pasadena is an appropriately named city known as Altadena, California. The Spanish word "alta" translates as upper and "dena" is the abbreviation for Pasadena, hence the name Altadena. Home to roughly forty-two thousand residents, this remarkable city is only fourteen miles from the excitement of Downtown Los Angeles. The area has a long history and was first settled in 1880 when the Woodbury brothers bought nine hundred and thirty-seven acres of sunny Southern California land which would later become Altadena.
Today Altadena has much to offer prospective homebuyers, including a wide variety of fabulous dining opportunities. Area restaurants include The Coffee Gallery on Lake Avenue, Bulgarini Gelato on Altadena Drive, and ALTAeats on North Allen Avenue. Other services, attractions, and points of interest in and in proximity to Altadena include Echo Mountain which is accessible via the five-plus-mile Sam Merrill Trail, Super King Market, the adjacent Angeles National Forest, multiple golf courses, the Altadena Farmers' Market, the Jet Propulsion Lab, and Loma Alta Park.
All of these appealing features contribute to the desirability of Altadena real estate. Real estate in Altadena includes a wide variety of properties ranging from fixer-uppers to move-in ready luxury homes. Many homes for sale in Altadena epitomize the San Gabriel Valley lifestyle and are surrounded by stunning natural beauty in the foothills of the Angeles National Forest. Some Altadena properties are located in coveted gated and master-planned communities such as La Vina, and home sizes usually range from one thousand square feet to three thousand and five hundred square feet of living space. Additionally, many Altadena homes have stunning special features and amenities including mother-in-law quarters, open floor plans, stone fireplaces, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, sweeping valley views, covered patios, crown molding, French doors, and swimming pools. If you are interested in learning more about currently listed properties in Altadena, California, we would love to assist you, so please do not hesitate to contact us as soon as it is convenient.
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