Altadena CA Homes in La Vina Gated Community

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Altadena CA Homes in La Vina Gated Community


This is a real estate market activity report for the La Vina gated community in Altadena 91001.  In this report I will share sales information for the guard gated La Vina Gated Community in Altadenacommunity for 2016 with a comparison to the previous four years. Additionally, I am including a recap of homes currently on the market for sale and in escrow.   


Statistical information in this report has been gathered from our local multiple listing service(mls) and may not include all transactions in the community. Altadena is located in unincorporated Los Angeles County just north of the city of Pasadena with the San Gabriel Mountains as a backdrop.  


La Vina Homes For SaleYou and your guests’ introduction to La Vina is through a gated entrance.  The 24 hour guard-attended community features beautifully landscaped common grounds as well as dedicated open space plus a recreation center, pool, spa and playground for residents.  There are adjacent hiking trails.   


The single family homes feature either single or multi-level floor plans ranging in size from approximately 2100 to over 5000 square feet.   The exteriors are inspired by early California architecture and many of the homes have mountain or valley views.   Construction in the community began in 1997 which is relatively newer by Altadena standards.


Altadena Gated Community


  • In 2016, there were thirteen mls-reported sales ranging from $1,017,000 to $1,650,000 with an average sales price of $1,307,376(median sales price $1,280,000).  They sold at 98.06% of last list price and for a relatively affordable $381.83 per square foot on average.   Two of the sales were at last list price.


  • There were 18 closed transactions reported in 2015.  They ranged in price from $930,000 to $1,575,000 with an average sales price of $1,244,058(median $1,297,170).   They sold at 99.41% of last list price and for an average price per square foot of $379.62.   More than 50% of sales were at or above the last list price.  


  • In 2014, there were eleven sales.  Those transactions ranged from $950,000 to $1,548,800 with an average price of $1,172,027(median $1,150,000).  They sold at 101% of last list price and for $381.43 per square foot on average.


  • In 2013, there were 21 closed sales ranging from $814,900 to $1,300,000. The average sales price was $1,081,781(median $1,050,000).   They sold at 99.79% of list price and for $322.64 per square foot.


  • There were nine sales in the Altadena gated community in 2012.  They ranged from $750,000 to $1,450,000 with an average price of $1,044,222(median $950,000).   The average sales price per square foot was $290.78.


  • There are currently three La Vina homes on the market for sale ranging from $1,099,000 to $1,500,000.  A four bedroom floor plan is in escrow.  


La Vina Homes in Altadena


Prices will vary based on a number of factors too numerous to mention here but include size, condition, updates(or lack thereof) and location within the community.  For those who prefer a newer home in a gated environment, La Vina may be the right match for you.


If you are interested in knowing more about the homes in La Vina or the community, I can be reached at 818.516.4393 cell.   I welcome the opportunity to discuss what is important to you.  


La Vina Homes For Sale in Altadena 91001


Published:   January 10, 2016


Altadena CA Homes in La Vina Gated Community





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Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce

A beautiful gated community to call home...and with listings available...calling Michael Jacobs will make that dream a reality !

Jan 10, 2017 03:04 AM #1
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

Good morning, Michael Jacobs those who are thinking of buying and/or selling a  home in La Vina gated community would be wise to contact you for guidance, Michael.... after reading this market report, I'm sure they will....

Jan 10, 2017 03:22 AM #2
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Michael Jacobs - having a guarded gate in the community of La Vina Altadena, offers residents comfort and security. This is a highly sought after feature.  Clients can really tap into your knowledge of the area to help them find the right amenities that they will want in a home or condo.

Jan 10, 2017 05:15 AM #3
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker

Good morning Michael. La Vina sounds like a place to explore for the serious buyer who has you guiding the way! Enjoy your day!

Jan 10, 2017 05:31 AM #4
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists

Altadena CA homes at La Vina is just what many of our clients are looking for here - Single Family Homes within a guard-gated community and amenities too. Will send any buyers your way if any are looking to move to sunny Pasadena!

Jan 10, 2017 06:42 AM #5
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Altadena is a lovely community and the fact that it is gated gives the residents and its guests an added sense of security.  I continue to be amazed by the miniscule inventory in the area.  Happy Tuesday, A

Jan 10, 2017 07:48 AM #6
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

Michael, what a beautiful community and a great report. Some nice prices to go along with the beauty!

Jan 10, 2017 07:48 AM #7
Belinda Spillman
Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado - Aurora, CO
Colorado Living!

Oh wow.  Those are very attractive homes.  How did you get past the gate-keeper to capture these pictures?

Jan 10, 2017 09:56 AM #8
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Michael- Love this absolutely beautiful gated community, La Vina, in Altadena, CA. 

Jan 10, 2017 11:46 AM #9
Amanda S. Davidson
Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group - Alexandria, VA
Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale

Michael, great amenities and a gated community sound wonderful and La Vina looks like a beautiful community. You are the expert buyers and sellers need to contact, there's no one who knows the local market the way you do. 

Jan 10, 2017 11:51 AM #10
Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Thank you for stopping by and your comments on this market update for the La Vina community in Altadena.

And Belinda Spillman -- you forget -- I know people -- 

Actually photos have been taken over the years either before/after showing a home or while previewing.  

Jan 10, 2017 12:14 PM #11
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

I know there are quite a few people who seem to enjoy the security of a gated community. The real plus to me, the recreational amenities and the nearby hiking trails. Hope you sell a few of these in 2017. D 

Jan 10, 2017 12:24 PM #12
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

You always provide good information about your housing market. Thank you for sharing.

Jan 10, 2017 12:40 PM #13
Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate

Hi Michael - Excellent market overview for those with an interest in La Vina. It actually looks very similar to several of our subdivisions, with a pretty big difference in prices.

Jan 10, 2017 02:48 PM #14
Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

Hi Michael, this gated community in Altadena CA will definitely attract many buyers, if you will go through all the challenges of passing the gate, I could just imagine what you would do for your buyer and seller clients. Those looking to buy or sell in La Vina must give you a call.

Jan 10, 2017 02:55 PM #15
Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

Hi Michael, as always excellent reporting on Altadena CA Homes in La Vina.

Jan 10, 2017 04:17 PM #16
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Good evening Michael.  Thanks for the great information and market update for the the La Vina community of Altadena CA.

Jan 10, 2017 04:35 PM #17
Lou Ludwig
Ludwig & Associates - Boca Raton, FL
Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC


The gated community of La Vina in Altadena California would be an amazing community to call home.

Good luck and success.

Lou Ludwig

Jan 10, 2017 07:11 PM #18
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Michael I love gated communities, more so than Diane, never heard of this one. Hope you will get lots of inquiries from buyers as well as sellers based on this great post, Endre

Jan 10, 2017 11:37 PM #19
Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Thank you very much for your comments.  

Jan 11, 2017 08:16 AM #20
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