Listed by Benjamin Kahle, DPP,

2826 ALTA Terrace

La Crescenta, CA, 91214

$3,580,000

$786 per ft²
$3,580,000
$786 per ft²
Sold
Sold
beds
5 Beds
baths
5 Baths
carpenters-square
4,554 ft²
property_type
Residential
calendar
Built 1992
The Wystrach-Adams Residence :: Architect Eric Lloyd Wright :: 1992 :: The American modernist movement during the 1990s is generally overlooked, architecturally speaking. But with the Wystrach-Adams residence, a magical combination of surface, structure & transparency comes to the forefront of this incredibly rare, avant-garde natural compound in the lush hills of La Crescenta. While the curved roofline & exterior play on light Deconstructivism, the interior seamlessly weaves the surroundings into the home with organic materials, natural light and flow. A breathtaking sweeping entry comprised of curved aggregate concrete, copper-accented balustrade and slanted skylights creates a complex, emotional realization of the experience of Wright's uncommon design. A large living area, open office/den and dining room are anchored by a two-story oval concrete fireplace, the rooms tied together by a 36-foot long lighting accent and the natural light from a continuous wall of glass doors. The mountainous backdrop was uniquely designed into the guest bathroom by mosaic tiler Paul Clarke. The original owner was enamored with the curves of the nearby area, and they are consistent in the home, in beams, glass, coved lighting, corten steel, marble and built ins. With its rich original wooden cabinetry, the partially vaulted kitchen incorporates a two-story mitred window, skylights, and clerestory windows. The bright primary has more curved beamed ceilings, skylights, and glass doors that flow onto an expansive private view deck, one of 3 decks rimmed with long built-in benches for entertaining. A walk-in closet leads to a primary bathroom where a unique mitered glass window and exterior access door bring the outdoor elements in. A true compound, the property has a permitted ADU with full bath above the garage as well as a gym, laundry, additional bath, and bonus room in the ground level. The flexible floorplan provides multiple work from home settings and options for living. The landscaping on the 13,000+ Sq. Ft. lot was designed by Greg Sullivan in collaboration with the architect to embrace the home with towering trees, with a 60-foot Deodor cedar on the east corner and a seasonal Mulberry on the west. Eighteen mature pine, citrus and flowering trees grace the lot and attract migratory orioles, local sparrows, and the annual great blue heron. A koi pond and waterfall fountain infuse the environment with water elements and a BBQ area expands the effortless flow of entertainment spaces. Building remains original and meticulously maintained. Recent upgrades over the past five years include 13 Velux replacement skylights with automatic solar blinds, waterproofing to the main and ADU roofs, fully-owned permitted solar, EV charger, LED lighting throughout and more. Conveniently located on a quiet no-outlet street within the coveted Monte Vista, Rosemont & Crescenta Valley school districts. A once in lifetime property now available for a rare transfer of legacy.
MLS® ID:
22147199
Listed:
4/20/22
Updated:
6/26/22
Coldwell Banker Hallmark Realty
Edwin Ordubegian

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Barbecue, Dishwasher, Gas Cooktop, Disposal, Gas Oven, Oven, Range, Refrigerator, Dryer, Washer
Total Bedrooms
5
Full Bathrooms
5
Interior Features
Beamed Ceilings, Balcony, High Ceilings, Recessed Lighting, Track Lighting, Two Story Ceilings, Utility Room, Walk-In Closet(s)
Laundry Description
Outside
Floor Description
Tile, Wood
Fireplace
Living Room, Master Bedroom
Cooling
Central Air
Heating
Central

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
0.31 acres lot
Exterior Features
Deck, Wood, Wrap Around
Lot Details
Landscaped, Secluded

Other Property Details

Area Name
635 - La Crescenta/Glendale Montrose & Annex
Attached Garage
Yes
Parking
Driveway, Garage
Parking Total
2.0
View
Y
County
Los Angeles
Pool
No
Pool Description
None
Total Stories
2
Zoning
LCR171/2

Property History

Date
Event
Price
Value
6/8/22
Sold
-
-
6/8/22
Price Change
$3,580,000
123%
5/9/22
Pending
-
-

 

Listed by Benjamin Kahle, DPP,

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