This Character-Filled Craftsman Home Has the Most Amazing Retro Kitchen
As temperatures begin to rise on the thermometer, I start to daydream about sitting out on a broad front porch with the sun on my face. And that’s exactly where a home like this gorgeous Craftsman comes into play. For sale in San Pedro, California, the 1918 construction features a blue-and-cream facade with a red front porch that I’m pinning to my imaginary dream home board.
- Where: San Pedro, California
- Price: $789,000
- Size: 1,144 square feet
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 3
Through the front door awaits a broad living room, which centers around a fireplace with a pastoral fresco painted onto the mantel. Through a columned entryway, the dining room shows off bench seating, beautiful dark wood wainscoting, and an elegant built-in hutch.
The kitchen, meanwhile, takes a break from the signature Craftsman woodwork for a more playful and retro look. Teal and red tiles cover the floor, while the ceiling is clad in silvery stamped tin. Triangles of red and yellow tile wrap around the kitchen backsplash, giving it a fun diner-like feel, and a vintage Wedgewood stove anchors the throwback vibe.
You’ll find tons of additional eye-catching tile in the bathroom, which also features a clawfoot tub and stunning stained glass window above the sink — a pretty striking view to take in while you wash your hands.
Unexpected pops of character appear all throughout the home, in fact, from another stained glass moment in one bedroom (a glassy scene of a church interrupts the shelves of a built-in desk) to the deep green-blue shade of the walls in one bedroom.
Not to mention, there’s a standalone studio just across the patio that you can use to write your book or paint your mural — whatever form your magnum opus may take.
This Property Crush is listed by Tracy Do, Coldwell Banker Realty.
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