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 The historic U.S. Route 66 isn’t called “the main street of America” for nothing—running from Chicago to Los Angeles, it is one of the original U.S. highways, and it touches just about every city along the San Gabriel Mountain foothills.

That includes the city of Duarte, which celebrates its own connection to the famous highway with an annual “Salute to Route 66” parade.

An earlier claim to historic fame for the city is its origins as part of a large rancho granted to former Mexican corporal Andres Duarte in the early 1840s. The rancho’s nearly 7,000 acres would eventually be transformed into parts of Arcadia, Monrovia, Irwindale, Azusa, Baldwin Park and all of Duarte and Bradbury. Along with Route 66, the city of Duarte shares a citrus industry legacy with these other cities.

But this city of about 21,000 also has several unique claims to fame, especially in the areas of health and medicine. 

While many pioneer families sought out the dry, pleasant climate of the area as a good 19th century therapy for tuberculosis, today people come to Duarte for medical treatment at the City of Hope National Medical Center, a world-renowned leading center in the fight against various cancers.

Residents are also assisted by the Santa Teresita “Medical Center,” a hospital first started as a “rest home” by a group of Carmelite Sisters in 1930. In recent years, the city government has also devoted much energy to retail development, especially in its western section.

The city is bounded in the east by Azusa and Irwindale rock quarries as well as by the San Gabriel River—nearby, the Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area is a popular location for active residents who enjoy running and cycling. 

Two notable past residents are bandleader Glenn Miller and playwright Sam Shepard.  

New Duarte Listings

4 Beds 4 Baths CV22173362 MLS Active Status
Nearly Re-built in 2014 this property is an Entertainers Paradise. Owner has spared no expense remodeling/upgrading this beautiful Mediterranean 4 bedroom 4 bath home. Featuring Custom entry double doors with glass and wrought iron, floating plank staircase with hand forged steel handrail, Formal Living and Dining Rooms, granite appointed Gourmet Kitchen with custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and breakfast bar plus oversized eating area with a view of the pool. Double sized Family Room features natural stone fireplace, built-in wall saltwater fish tank, two 8' double door sliders, wet bar, surround sound and adjacent guest 1/2 bath with stylish rock wall. Pamper yourself in the Master retreat that features a spa like travertine and marble appointed full bath with roman style jetted tub, dual sink vanity and oversized separate stone appointed shower with dual shower heads. Also included is an extra spacious walk-in closet and separate custom dual desk work area. Additional fun interior features include Game Room with built-in beverage fridge and custom wall and step lights plus a private Media Loft with an 11' theater screen, 7.1 high end surround sound system, lit wall niches and spiral staircase to downstairs family room. Completely re-landscaped in 2020 you will not be disappointed with this stunning backyard. So much to list.... it's a MUST SEE! Beautiful pool with infinity spa, 1/2 bath with outdoor shower, 2 heated Struxure Smart Patio areas, Cascading Rock Waterfall, Fire Bowls, full Bar area, separate built-in BBQ Island with adjacent Fireplace, Cascading Rock Waterfall, Terraced and Manicured Hillside with Fruit Trees and mini Vineyard with nearby Firepit. Additional Amenities include Putting Green with Stream, custom outdoor lighting and state of the art Camera and Security System. Few Homes will be as Custom as this one.

3403 Fallcreek Road, Duarte

Listing courtesy of Listing Agent: JANA JONES from Listing Office: KEN TURNER REAL ESTATE

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