Montrose CA

Hollywood’s Stand In For Small Town USA

Every home buyer in Glendale eventually discovers homes for sale in Montrose CA. People love the charming homes, walkable lifestyle in Montrose Shopping Village, award-winning schools and the clear sense of community.


Montrose is technically located within the zip code 91020, but the area residents refer to as Montrose is much larger. The south end is anchored by the Verdugo Rd./La Crescenta Ave. split, the 2 Freeway borders on the east, and Pennsylvania makes up the west border. The residential neighborhoods within this area are quite diverse, but they all share a certain character and charm.


Montrose Shopping Park attracts people from all over the Greater Los Angeles area. People live it’s small-town walkable atmosphere with charming boutiques and restaurants as well as the essential merchants and businesses. Regular events like the weekly Harvest Festival, Craft Beer Festival and Arts and Crafts Festival provide entertainment and a chance to bump into neighbors and connect with the community.

People also love the natural beauty of the Foothill Mountains.

Montrose Ca Real Estate – Sparr Heights

The primary residential neighborhood in Montrose CA is called Sparr Heights and people love the charming cottages lining manicured avenues.

Most of the homes were built from 1930-1940 and their architectural styles include Spanish, English Tudor, Ranch and Post War Cottage. The homes are located on rectangular lots around 6000 square feet and the average home size is about 1500sf of living space.  However, many have been expanded with a second story.

Sparr Heights is popular with affluent professionals with young children. Fremont Elementary School borders the south end of the neighborhood and is one of the most sought out schools in the Glendale Ca school district. It is award-winning, relatively small and intimate, and has a vibrant community of involved parents and teachers.

Other Montrose CA Neighborhoods

There are homes for sale in Montrose CA outside of Sparr Heights. These neighborhoods tend to be more rural in character with larger, less regular, lots. The architectural styles and sizes are also more varied and eclectic and include some of the areas finest mid-century homes.


Neighborhoods feature diverse types of character homes like Spanish, Craftsman, Post War Cottage and English Cottage.  Streets are wide and manicured and parks are everywhere.  Other neighborhoods that make up North Glendale are Montecito Park, Oakmont Woods, Oakmont Country Club, Whiting Woods, Glenwood Oaks and Sycamore Woods.

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