Comprising lush gardens encircling luxury real estate, the City of San Marino, California, is a fabulous place to buy a home between San Gabriel and Pasadena. This charming residential community in beautiful Southern California consists of less than four square miles that serve as home to approximately thirteen thousand people. Among the many advantageous features of this affluent suburb is its lovely climate with an average summer temperature around ninety degrees Fahrenheit and an average winter temperature around forty degrees Fahrenheit. The city was incorporated in 1913, but the area’s history stretches far beyond that, having once been the home of the Tongva Native Americans.
Today, San Marino encompasses many exciting points of interest including the Huntington Library. The library is situated in a large complex on Oxford Road, which also encompasses Botanical Gardens and the Art Collections. Comprising two hundred and seven acres in total, these three attractions and the complex they share is known as The Huntington. Its art collection from the eighteenth-century is a noteworthy feature of this attraction and is among the globe's most complete, outmatched only by London. Beyond The Huntington, there are many other remarkable points of interest in San Marino. Among them is the state-of-the-art Crowell Public Library, the National Historic Landmark Edwin Hubble House on Woodstock Road, the thirty-acre Lacy Park, the Michael White Adobe, The Old Mill. Not only does the city afford many conveniences, but it is also visually appealing. In fact, the picturesque aesthetic of San Marino has resulted in the city being featured in multiple major films and television shows, including Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Starsky and Hutch, Father of the Bride, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Furthermore, this is a family-friendly community with excellent private and public school facilities, including Saints Felicitas and Perpetua Grammar School, Valentine Elementary, Southwestern Academy, Carver Elementary, Huntington Middle School, and San Marino High School. Also contributing to its family-friendliness is its housing market. Real estate in San Marino is separated into several zones determined by lot square footage which typically starts around four thousand, five hundred square feet, and tops out at well over thirty thousand square feet. There are no attached residences in San Marino, including townhomes, condos, or apartments. There are, however, a wide variety of single-family homes for sale in San Marino, most of which were built between 1920 and 1950. San Marino properties are usually situated on picturesque tree-lined streets and could easily be described as luxury homes with large lots. If you would like to learn more about currently listed properties in San Marino, California, we would be delighted to answer all of your questions, so please contact us as soon as it is convenient.
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