$5.48M Mid-Century Sale Marks Biggest Sierra Madre Deal In 20 years
The 1975-era house closed at $1 million over asking, Inman has discovered solely. Consumers have flocked to Sierra Madre, California, for its privateness and entry to nature, as many individuals proceed to work remotely.
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Replace: This story was up to date after publishing with a quote from itemizing agent Sarah Rogers.
A 6,700-square-foot mid-century fashionable house in Sierra Madre, California, has closed for $1 million over asking at $5.488 million, marking the world’s priciest deal within the final 20 years, The Company informed Inman solely.
Set on a 2.5-acre lot within the San Gabriel Valley, the property was designed by the modernist architect John Andre Gougeon and accomplished in 1975. It boasts views of the San Gabriel Mountains, the Valley, downtown L.A., and on a transparent day, Catalina Island.
Sarah Rogers and Ashleigh Rader of The Company represented the vendor. Rogers, Rader and Greg Krappman, additionally of The Company, represented the customer.
The itemizing brokers stated that demand for property in Sierra Madre has been steadily rising lately, with patrons flocking to the area to view the itemizing as soon as it was put available on the market on the finish of March. Sierra Madre’s privateness, entry to nature and the power to work remotely have helped drive the demand. Town is made up of quiet neighborhoods and inexperienced areas, and is positioned between Pasadena and Arcadia.
“Sierra Madre continues to see an inflow of patrons from throughout Los Angeles looking for privateness, area and an exquisite group,” Rogers informed Inman by way of textual content. “With a really Norman Rockwell vibe, this gem of a neighborhood is one among L.A.’s most wanted areas. As soon as this property went available on the market, as a consequence of its very distinctive structure, views and extra, patrons and brokers got here out in droves from everywhere in the metropolis and we had hundreds of views on our [listing] video throughout the first two weeks.”
Throughout the final 12 months, 86 houses offered in Sierra Madre, based on The Company’s information, starting from $500,000 to $4 million. Properties within the metropolis spend a median of 30 days on market.
Designed as a pure oasis, the house is sheltered by ample bushes and a gated, curving driveway. A pool on the fringe of the property supplies a vantage level for the house’s gorgeous views.
With strong use of home windows, skylights, patios and balconies, the house is emblematic of the Californian indoor/outside way of life. Pure components like wooden and stone are additionally used liberally all through the house, connecting with nature discovered outdoors of the house.
In a single outstanding use of pure wooden, a placing, curved central staircase leads from a sitting space to the second ground. Partitions and built-in cabinetry additionally spotlight this materials all through the home.
The house additionally options an workplace, wine room, sauna room with jet tub, three fireplaces, a eating room with a moist bar and a sunken household room.
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