Lucy Mao

Rare Historic Townhouse-Style Unit at Evanston Court

$938,000 395 South Marengo Avenue, Unit: 213, Pasadena, CA 91101
The Evanston Inn first opened its doors in 1897 as one of Pasadena's first hotels, and brought back to life in 2017 as Evanston Court, a 24-unit residential community with new structural, mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the skillful preservation was also recognized in 2018 with a Pasadena Historic Preservation Award. These incredible restoration efforts are translated into significant property tax savings for today's historic unit owners because of its coveted Mills Act status. Unit 213 is a top floor end-unit and begins with a charming front porch entrance exclusive to only two units, flanked by two 100+ year old palm trees. A flight of stairs bring you through the unit's front door where you are immediately greeted with an wall of impressive oversized original windows providing generous amounts of natural light, city views and amazing sunsets. The spacious open floor plan includes a kitchen with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops and a farmhouse style sink. A door recovered from the original Evanston Inn serves as the barn-style entryway to the 1st level bedroom suite. The second level features two additional bedrooms with custom closet systems, one full bathroom and the laundry area. Ornate crown moldings, an abundance of large windows, and tall ceilings - this unit is graced with so many of the classic Queen Anne design elements. This is an incredibly RARE opportunity to own a historically significant property with great tax savings because of it. The subterranean side by side parking comes with two dedicated spaces, and a private storage room exclusive to the unit. Centrally located near the 110/210 freeways, Del Mar Gold Line Station, Whole Foods, Old Town Pasadena, Rose Bowl, Trader Joe's, CalTech, and so much more!
  • Sold
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1887
    Year Built
  • 1,275 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 1,275 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® ID: P1-6842
  • Type: Condo
  • Year Built: 1887


  • Total Bedrooms: 3
  • Total Bathrooms: 2
  • Full Bathrooms: 2


  • Sales Price: $938,000

Rare Historic Townhouse-Style Unit at Evanston Court

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