Carren's Pitch

Life by Design

California has its share of Spanish Revival, but I really loved this family's double TV and couch set-up in their living room. It's a great idea for some quality family time without needing a ton of space. Read on....

Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Anne Colby
Published: 12 July 2014, Los Angeles Times

Christina House / For the Los Angeles Times
Greg and Jerilyn Chun found their ideal home 20 years ago while still engaged. "I know we said we'd wait, but I think I found the one," Jerilyn recalls telling her soon-to-be husband. Her find was a 918-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom 1960 kit house in the hills of South Pasadena, just east of the Arroyo Seco. Its size was perfect for the young couple. Best of all, the home was on short sale, making it affordable. After they renovated the house themselves, upgrading the kitchen and pulling up carpet to expose hardwood floors, it was exactly what they needed. [read more]


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