This 1926 French Normandy Cottage situated on a quiet, tree-lined block in Altadena is rich in character & original details. Solid lath & plaster construction, curved archways that lead from room to room, & original oak floors all harken back to true architectural pride. The home also features many of its original copper light fixtures & a myriad of quaint built-ins. While staying true to its character, the home has also been methodically updated w. period-inspired choices such as the hand-painted tile staircase&sustainable upgrades like bamboo & cork flooring. Upstairs, the generous master suite boasts floods of natural light & unimpeded views of the San Gabriel mountains. A cozy den between the formal living&dining rooms opens onto a brick patio & views of the lush landscaping & pool. The lengthy private driveway leads to detached finished bonus space, excellent for a home office or cabana. The home is designated by the National Wildlife Federation as a Certified Wildlife Habitat.