UNIQUE CUSTOM MID CENTURY HOME IN RUSSIAN VILLAGE. One-of-kind use of handmade block construction with folk architectural elements throughout. Property enjoys several structural, aesthetic, and practical updates to make the home more livable and energy efficient. Some original embellishments include Pomona tile, fixtures, as well as the vintage steel frame windows - all features that contribute to the classic mid-century style. Updated kitchen opens to living/dining areas and includes a blend of original refreshed cabinetry and newer upgraded appliances. Sleek Lapis blue Congoleum flooring. New roof in 2019. Updated 220v electrical, plumbing, and insulation. Central air & heating + whole house fan. The extra-large finished garage / work space (with bath) allows for ample room for projects of all sorts, currently used as a Studio/Guest quarters with about 750 sqft. Long driveway leads to covered carport. Spacious lot with drought tolerant landscape. The backyard is a private green oasis. Friendly low-key neighborhood, with great neighbors, within walking distance to the Claremont Village and world renown Claremont Colleges.