Looking to buy a home in Arcadia that has tremendous potential?  Look no further...

2728 South Baldwin, Arcadia California presents that perfect opportunity!

2728 S Baldwin Arcadia California

Price:  $775,000
MLS#: 22160221
Lot: Over 15,000 sq. ft. per assessor
Main House: 2 bedrooms and 1.75 baths with Formal Dining Room and Den (currently used as a bedroom)
Guest House: 1 bedroom and 1 bath
Party House: Huge party/recreation room with a full bar, BBQ pit, fireplace, refrigerator water hook up +++
Other: 2-car garage; space for RV parking; sparkling pool (fenced), very large yard
Zoning: Commercial, but grandfathered for residential

This one is truly a one of a kind property in the heart of Arcadia. It is three separate structures on a huge lot. And, this property is zoned for commercial use (C2 - General Commercial Zoning) perfect for anyone looking to have a visible business and private home.

The main home is accessed through a formal entry which has a guest closet and leads to the living room. The living room is anchored by a beautiful brick fireplace and mantle with lots of windows to bring in light. It opens up to a formal dining room with wainscoting.

The kitchen has a ton of old world charm with lots of original built-ins, tiled counters, a bay window and a breakfast area. You will find a utility room immediately off of the kitchen.

Two sizable bedrooms and a den are serviced by 1.75 baths.

A guest house has 1 bedroom and 3/4 bath. There's also a stand alone recreation room with a bar and sink and a one-of-a-kind brick fireplace and BBQ with a gas feed. It's refrigerator hook up ready and is perfect for entertaining inside or out on the attached, covered patio. Other features include a full two car garage, pool, ad A/C.

Surrounded by beautiful and affluent homes, but conveniently located on the corner of Baldwin and Workman Avenues, this home is perfect for owner occupied buyers, an investment or for commercial use.


Here are some additional photos:

[caption id="attachment_12599" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="On the corner of Baldwin and Workman Avenue"]Beautiful Arcadia Street[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_12597" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Beautiful side yard with roses"]2728 S Baldwin Arcadia Side Yard[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_12598" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="A large 2-car garage"]2728 S Baldwin Arcadia - Side Garage[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_12600" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="The main house has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths."]2728 Baldwin - Main House[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_12602" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Den - currently being used as a bedroom."]2728 S Baldwin Arcadia Enclosed Sun Porch[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_12603" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="A formal dining room accessed from Lilving Room, Den and Kitchen."]2728 S Baldwin Arcadia Dining Room[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_12604" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="A bright kitchen opens to the Dining Room"]2728 S Baldwin Arcadia Kitchen[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_12605" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Plenty of space for a table in the kitchen. Perfect breakfast nook."]2728 S Baldwin Arcadia Kitchen Nook[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_12606" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Utility room off of the kitchen."]2728 S Baldwin Arcadia Laundry Room[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_12607" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Sparkling pool with the a Guest House behind it - 1 bedroom and 1 bath."]2728 South Baldwin Arcadia - Pool[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_12608" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Party room - perfect for entertaining!"]2728 S Baldwin Recreation Room with Bar and Fireplace[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_12609" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Lots of windows letting the sun in."]2728 S Baldwin Rec Room with windows[/caption]

Arcadia Real Estate Market Report and Update:

It's important to understand the health of the Arcadia real estate market when considering investing in Arcadia homes. Here's a quick look at year over year Arcadia housing Statistics (data is from ITEC MLS as of 1/06/12):

Single Family Homes - Arcadia California

Year Volume Average Price Price per Sq. Ft.
2011 437 $1,068,457 $405
2010 395 $1,012,026 $419
2009 391 $957,363 $408
2008 387 $932,938 $414
2007 475 $1,041,557 $443
2006 530 $965,187 $464

READ MORE: Arcadia Real Estate & Housing Data - updated monthly statistics report

Buyer's Guide to buying a home in Southern California

Arcadia Shopping and Activities:

Arcadia has plenty of things to do. From Santa Anita Race Track to the Westfield Shopping Center to the most amazing Chinese, Thai and American cuisines right around the corner.

[caption id="attachment_12610" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Santa Anita Race Track"]Santa Anita Race Track Arcadia Mountain View [/caption]


[caption id="attachment_12611" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Westfield Mall Arcadia"]Westfield Mall Arcadia[/caption]


[caption id="attachment_12612" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="With stores like Nordstrom, Macy's, and more."]Nordstrom Arcadia[/caption]

The Arboretum is just minutes away with the most beautiful botanical gardens and a plethora of classes that you can take to learn anything from gardening to flower arrangement. Of course, Huntington Library in San Marino is also a few miles down the road with its museum, special expos, Japanese gardens, one of the largest collections of bonsai trees and so much more.

Pasadena is just West of Arcadia with its Old Town, the Rose Bowl and many museums and restaurants.

Arcadia Public Schools:

Arcadia also has some of the best rated public schools in Southern California. The API scores keep this wonderful city in the top 3 school districts in the area. It's a very desirable school district for many families. Great Schools website rates the Arcadia schools as 9 out of 10. The ratings are from parents. Take a look at the Arcadia school information here.

Is it your first time buying a home? Take a look at the articles below to learn more about the home buying process. It will be helpful to first time home buyer as well as investors:

How do you calculate your home buying affordability? Here’s great advice from our lender of choice – Calculating Your Home Affordability.

Tips for getting more home for your money – stretch that $. Read 5 tips for getting more home for your $.

Every industry, real estate included, has its own “rules of the game”. It is important to understand the proper etiquette when you are shopping for a home in Pasadena.

An absolutely “must read” when buying a home – 9 Stupid Things Buyers do to Mess Up their Home Purchase.

For additional information, please contact Irina at (626)629-8439.

Irina is available to assist you in all of your Pasadena and Arcadia Real Estate transactions.  Irina is a Top Pasadena area Realtor.  Email or call her today at (626)629-8439.