232 Heliotrope, Monrovia – Offered at $795,000

Executive Charm!

In the late 1800’s young and well to, Joseph Sartori built this house for his new bride Margaret. He was Monrovia’s first Treasure, went on to establish Security Pacific Bank and was instrumental in the development of UCLA. Joseph gave to the community generously and was a respected leader.

Walking into the Sartori home gives you a warm feeling of pride. Completely restored with old world charm & new world conveniences. The house oozes with character & warmth. All bedrooms are huge, one has a fireplace. There are 2 walk-in closets, 2 delightful full baths on the second floor. The master bedroom has a balcony. The kitchen has a professional stove, tons of cabinets & a walk-in pantry. Living room & dining room both have fireplaces. There are 2 bathrooms downstairs, one with a claw foot tub, and the other with a shower. The 4th bedroom downstairs is suited for an office/den/family room.

The property has room to park a motor home plus 4 cars comfortably. There are citrus trees and a vegetable garden. Large basement provides abundance of storage.


  • 4 bedrooms
  • Wood floors
  • 2 full baths
  • Walk in pantry
  • 2 3/4 baths
  • Professional stove
  • Dining room
  • 9 foot ceilings
  • Living room
  • Formal entry
  • Laundry room
  • Ornate woodwork
  • Wrap around front porch
  • 3 fireplaces
  • Lots of character
  • 2619 Sq. Ft. (per assessor)
  • Central heat and air upstairs
  • 8600 Sq. Ft. lot (per assessor)