Montrose CA Homes For Sale
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Every home buyer in Glendale eventually wants to see Montrose CA homes for sale. People love the charming houses, the walkable lifestyle in Montrose Shopping Village, award-winning schools and the clear sense of community. Montrose is frequently seen in television and movies as Small Town USA – my favorite show filmed here was Sons of Anarchy. I saw Jax walking in and out of Avignone’s. I watched him go in, go out, go in…. you get the point. The man is gorgeous. The neighborhood ain’t too bad either.
Montrose is technically located within the zip code 91020, but people looking for Montrose CA homes for sale consider a much larger area. The south end is anchored by the Verdugo Rd./La Crescenta Ave. split, Waltonia Dr. borders on the east, and Ramsdell Ave make up the western border. The Glendale CA neighborhoods within this area are quite diverse, but they all share a certain character and charm. The homes for sale listed below are for homes in 91020.
Here are some of the adjacent neighborhoods that share the walkable, village lifestyle:
- Sparr Heights – a walkable village area just below the Montrose Shopping Village
- Sycamore Woods – a tiny neighborhood on the other side of La Crescenta Ave. People love the oak-studded rural feel.
- Oakmont Woods – a cohesive development on the other side of La Crescenta Ave.
- Montecito Park – a somewhat more affluent neighborhood located on the other side of Verdugo Rd.
WHAT PEOPLE LOVE
The reason people want to find homes for sale in Montrose is the charming walkable lifestyle of the Montrose Shopping Village.
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.
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People also love the natural beauty of the Foothill Mountains.
Montrose (and surrounding neighborhoods) belong to the Glendale Unified School District. Most neighborhoods are attached to Fremont Elementary School, a small, intimate, elementary that operates like a cohesive village. Some neighborhoods are aligned with Lincoln Elementary where the PTA is super strong and influential. A small portion of Montrose belongs to the coveted Mountain Avenue Elementary School. Rosemont Middle School is considered the top school in the district as is Crescenta Valley High School. Clark Magnet High School rounds out the mix.
Montrose Ca Housing
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 character home 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.
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