1633 Virginia Ave, Glendale
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This majestic 1926 built home was built by the Grandfather of the current owner for his family. Using the most elegant architectural elements of the era, this home offers arched mahogany windows and doors, a grand magnesite-like sweeping staircase with ornate wrought iron railings that wrap around the entire second floor landings, a grand living room with travertine fireplace and wall of arched windows, and elegant formal dining room with ceiling detail, and wall of paned windows. Off the entry is an intimate library with two walls of original glass inset bookcases and a separate office that can be closed off by glass French doors and overlooks the grassy back yard and fruit tree orchard. The kitchen-service porch rooms are perfect to remodel to a big dream kitchen, and along with a maids room and bath, complete the downstairs. Four spacious bedrms upstairs and two original deco style very large baths are off the circular hall that is canopied by a hand painted ceiling and sun lit by an original grand stained glass window. The spacious master suite offers a private full bath, a dressing room, two closets and a veranda overlooking the treetops and beyond. A lower floor play room is down a staircase off the main hall of the first floor and is perfect for a big media and party room. With approx 3700 sf on over a 13,000 sf flat lot, this home is the one that the most discriminating buyer is waiting for. Copper plumbing, good roof and excellent care over the years, combined with grand architecture and a premier location, make this home and property the perfect candidate for a spectacular restoration.

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Shot out the front door

Stunning foyer and sweeping staircase

Entry with hand painted ceiling and sweeping staircase


Located off the foyer is the 1/2 bath

To the right of the front door is the spacious living room with arched wood windows

Living Room tall arched windows

Arched wood and glass doors to the formal dining room with more stunning French windows

Entry folding telephone chair

Left of the front door is the classic formal dining room with French windows

Library with built-in bookshelves

Kitchen adjacent to the dining room

From the kitchen is the hallway that leads to the laundry room, maid's room and office


Grand upstairs landing with hand painted ceiling


Walking up the sweeping entry stair case, the master suite is located to the left


Colorful original tiled baths


The entrance is off the foyer by the office: Lower level or Basement room


Lower level play room with pool table

Backyard and orchard