I almost forgot! This cute place. In South Pasadena. We actually went to look at it immediately after we had lunch with our agent when we decided we would sell our house. She said it needed a ton of work but worth seeing, even just for fun. And she was right. It was built in 1930 by the couple who owned it - mostly by the husband's own hands. They were from Switzerland and it showed. The house looked like a little woodland chalet.
It felt so nice up on the grounds, but the work was daunting. Basically a near-tear-down. It was priced low and priced right. It would be perfect for someone who knew what they were doing, to buy it and fix it up.
The best part of this house was the story that came with it. The agent told us a snippet about the woman who lived there and I was so intrigued. She sounded like she had a lot of spirit and drive. This is what I was able to find out: