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Character Craftsman walking distance to Rose Bowl

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

3,200 Square Ft., 5 Bedroom, 4 Bath, House Walking Distance To The Rose Bowl.

This Beautiful 1908 Craftsman House was designed and built by G. Lawrence Stimson, the famous architect who designed the Wrigley Mansion, also known as, the Tournament of Roses House. It has been tastefully remodeled and includes 5 Bedrooms, 4 full baths located in the charming Historic Lower Arroyo Neighborhood. There is a stunning kitchen which includes a Viking Stove and Bosch Appliances and a sit down kitchen table that opens up to a Great Room with a tree view from every room in the house. It is walking distance to many wonderful sights and attractions, including Old Town, South of Lake Shopping District (1.5 miles) Paseo Colorado (Movie Theaters and Restaurants ), Cal Tech, Norton Simon Museum , The Huntington Library, Descanso Gardens, Rose Bowl Stadium, as well as, 10 miles to Downtown L.A. or 10 minute ride on the Gold Line Commuter Train.

The home has HDTV service and high speed internet service and a great backyard patio equipped with a barbecue for enjoying pre-game and post game activities at the Rose Bowl. The home as a unique succulent garden to enjoy as you relax from the days activities.


More Details

Gracie V.
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 15, 2018

About Gracie V.

We decided to make Pasadena our home because of it's small town feel, beautiful neighborhoods and world renowned academic and cultural institutions, such as, the Rose Bowl, The Gamble House, Cal Tech, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena Playhouse and Old Town Pasadena. Yet, we are only a short drive to Downtown Los Angeles and a 30 minute drive to Santa Monica Beaches. If you are looking for a beautiful space to enjoy your stay in Pasadena or visit Los Angeles or Disneyland, our house is the perfect place.

Gracie V. purchased this house in 2002

Why Gracie V. chose South Arroyo

We fell in love with this Beautiful 1908 Craftsman Home and the Lower Arroyo Seco Neighborhood and it's collection of distinctive architecturally significant homes.

What makes this house unique

We love walking to Old Town, the Rose Bowl Games and we are three blocks from the Tournament of Roses House, also known as the Wrigley Mansion to experience a close up view of the Rose Parade on New Year's Day.


South Arroyo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • An additional charge for small dogs with PRIOR approval only.
  • Please NO parties, events or filming without approval. If a party, event or filming occurs on the property, your security deposit will be forfeited.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Full size bed.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Pop up trundle which can be combined make a king size bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 murphy bed , Full size
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , private bath with shower and tub
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Flat screen television and a porch
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 3 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
To ensure the safety of all our guests and our property, we have secure cameras monitoring the exterior of our home.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Winchester, MA, USA

Glorious Stay in an absolute lovely home!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay could not have been better. The house is lovely. We had eight family members and were completely comfortable. The house is beautifully decorated, has high end bedding, linens, and a back yard with multiple seating and dining areas that was a great space for the family to gather! The house is located less than a block from the Arroyo for those inclined to hike and is very accessible to everything you could need in Pasadena. It's also a short ride on the 110 to downtown L.A. I've done a lot of renting on VRBO and cannot recommend the experience highly enough. Gracie was welcoming and took care of everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We were sad to leave!

  • 5 of 5

A family wedding brought us to this lovely home in Pasadena. We were a party of 7 adults and 2 dogs. 4 nights were not enough--wish we had a whole week!

We loved the traditional /whimsical/modern decor of this home complete with a grand piano and library! The beds are super comfortable and the kitchen is modern and complete. We loved sitting out next to the outdoor mid-century fire place each evening. The garden/yard with wind chimes, a hammock and vintage lights hanging overhead made our bbq night such a treat. Throughout the whole house, inside and out, are nooks with seating areas which were great for reading, working on our laptops, needlepointing, or meditating. The Arroyo Seco Park trail is a block away and was perfect for hiking our dogs. Gracie, the owner was so accommodating and welcoming--we felt completely comfortable and at home. Thank you again Gracie! I hope to make it back another time! (Btw, we had so much fun with the Buddha Board we bought one for our home--it's the little things...)

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not just a house but a home!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this home. Eclectic, warm, indoor/outdoor living in a beautiful historic vintage Pasadena home. This home has so much charm and is location, location, location. We enjoyed hiking in the Arroyo and it's close proximity to fabulous downtown restaurants.

This home is well appointed clean and comfortable. Loved all the personal touches. Thank you so much for opening and sharing your home with us! We would love to visit again.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Altadena, California

Perfect House for Bridal Party to prepare for the Big Day

  • 5 of 5

ighting of the home was excellent for pictures and getting make up and hair done.

The interior was inviting, spacious and comforting. The property is classic craftsman with modern appliances, decorations and charm. The owners took special care to have fresh flowers, champagne and snacks available for me, the bride, and my friends. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a peaceful, luxurious space to prepare for their special day.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, California/USA

Perfect location in Pasadena

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in this home was lovely! The home is well appointed and very comfortable. There were 8 of us (two families with tweener kids) and there was plenty of space for us to spread out through the house. The bedrooms were a good size and beds were comfortable. The heart of the house was in the kitchen/den area which we found inviting. We enjoyed walking into the Arroyo and it was a 5 minutes drive to get to the heart of Pasadena where all the restaurants and events are located. Though we did not go to any events there (we walked there to see it), the Rose Bowl is also very close. The owners were great and were very accessible. I would highly recommend this listing in Pasadena and we are planning stay there again next time we come to the area.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

This was, without a doubt, a charming home! It has modern appliances, renovations, and necessities, yet it manages not to lose its craftsman charm. Bedrooms are comfortable, and the photos do not mislead you. There are plenty of nice spaces around the house to be in and relax in. The backyard is dog-friendly (for medium-large dogs like my own), and the property is at a great location. It's very easy to find things to do and places to eat in Pasadena, and the house is only a skip away from the Arroyo and the route for the Rose Parade. Hope to visit again soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Brookside Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Pasadena Gold Line
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
134 and 210 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Mijares Mexican Restaurant
Nearest Beach
24 Miles
Santa Monica

Close to the Wrigley Mansion, better known as the "Tournament of Roses Home", Old Town Pasadena, Norton Simon Museum , Cal Tech, as well as, 15 minute stroll to the world famous Rose Bowl Football Stadium. Located in the beautiful Historic Lower Arroyo Neighborhood which include significant Architectural homes including The Gamble House designed by Greene & Greene. The home is located approximately 12 miles to Downtown Los Angeles (Walt Disney Concert Hall, New Broad Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Theaters and fine dining) and a short drive to Santa Monica, Venice Beach and Malibu.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $99
Damage Deposit $1,500

Please refer to owner's rental agreement and cancellation policy. Preferred payment is by Check, money order or Paypal. Please contact owner to confirm method of payment. Thank you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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