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  • MLS# 818004927
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 3,384 Sqft
  • Residential
  • Monrovia


Originally built in 1887, this elegant two story Queen Anne Victorian remains the belle of the ball. The moment you enter the front yard, the exterior is captivating with the elaborate ornamentation. The double entry front doors are surmounted by a stained glass transom & open into the reception room. The front & back parlors showcase Octagon windows. The back parlor is used as the dining room & the original dining room is currently the tv/family room. The kitchen is large & features stained glass windows & has extensive storage & a panty. The magnificent staircase leads upstairs & showcases intricate, detailed carvings. The front balcony is where Theodore Roosevelt addressed his Monrovia constituents in his bid to become Vice President. The front bedroom features a curly redwood mantle, Minton Tiles, & a wood burning fireplace. The next bedroom features has two Juliet balconies. A third bedroom also has a fireplace. The fourth bedroom sits at the end of the hall. There is a detached 6 car garage accessed off the back alley w/ over 1000 sq. ft. of storage space. Idlewild has been a home of significance since the 1880's. Ideal for entertaining, Idlewild has a wrap around porch. Don't miss this treasure in Monrovia that makes some museums look boring!


  • Lot Size: 0.38
  • Style: Victorian
  • Status: Active
  • Days on Market: 40
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Year Built: 1887
  • Zone Description: MORL
  • fireplace_description: Decorative
  • Appliances: Dishwasher
  • Bathroom Features: Shower And Tub, Tub Only
  • Bedroom Features: All Bedrooms Up, WalkInCloset
  • Builders Name: NEWSOM BROTHERS
  • Builders Tract Code: Other - OTHR
  • Common Walls: Detached/No Common Walls
  • Cooking Appliances: Oven-Gas, Range Hood
  • Cooling Type: Other, Zoned A/C
  • Doors: Double Door Entry
  • Eating Areas: In Kitchen, Formal Dining Rm
  • Fencing: Wood
  • Fireplace Fuel: Wood
  • Fireplace Rooms: Family Room, Other
  • Flooring: Hardwood, Other, Stone
  • Garage Spaces Total: 6.0
  • Heating Type: Gravity Heating
  • Inclusions: APN's # 8504-013-003 & 8504-013-031 Are Being Sold Together. They Cannot Be Sold Separately.
  • Interior Features: Built-Ins, High Ceilings (9 Feet+), Storage Space, Wainscotting
  • Kitchen Features: Pantry, Tile Counters
  • Land Lease Type: Fee
  • Levels: Multi Levels
  • Listing Terms: Cash, Cash To New Loan, Conventional
  • Lot Description: 2-4 Lots, Front Yard
  • Lot Location: Alley Access, Private Road
  • Lot Sqft: 16733
  • Structural Features: Balcony, High Ceilings (9 Feet+)
  • Other Structures: Accessory Bldgs
  • Parking Features: Circular Driveway, Private Garage
  • Patio Features: Wrap Around Porch
  • Price Per SQFT: 516.84
  • Property Subtype: Single Family
  • Rooms: Attic, Basement
  • Special Conditions: Standard Sale
  • View: Mountain View
  • Windows: Stained Glass Window

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