Estate Area of South Pasadena
Situated on one of the most highly coveted streets in the prestigious estate area of South Pasadena, this 1923 Mediterranean Revival style home, designed by architect Edward C.N. Brett, was transformed by the current owners through a meticulous and historically sensitive two-year renovation in 2005.
Enter through a gorgeous, light-filled formal entry with new Saltillo tile floor.Â
The impressive Formal Living Room with a 13â€™ beamed ceiling, grand fireplace with wood paneled bookcases and a Palladian style door to the rear yard, will capture your emotion.Â
The gracious Formal Dining Room, with barrel-vaulted ceiling, original wood-paneled walls, gorgeous iron and crystal chandelier, and two sets of French doors to the yard, can seat a large gathering.Â
Adjacent to the remodeled Breakfast Room and gourmet Kitchen is a delightful Family Room with hardwood floors, flat screen TV with surround sound, and French doors to the pool and rear yard.
Remodeled down to the studs, the impressive Kitchen features only the best for a gourmet cook, including top-of-the-line brushed stainless steel appliances, rare Blue Lake stone countertops, custom cabinetry, breakfast bar and wet bar with a hammered copper sink.Â The adjacent Utility Room and Pantry, with gorgeous Carrera black and white marble floor, was updated with new cabinetry to match that in the kitchen.
Upstairs, there are 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The spacious light-filled landing with built-in window seats with storage is an enjoyable reading area. All of the bedrooms have French doors that lead to dedicated exterior space; one bedroom features a private patio, while two of the bedrooms feature balconies to enjoy the views of the yard and the quaint, grassy neighborhood park, Eddie Park..
The spacious Master Suite features beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows and door to the rear patio, as well as excellent storage space, including walk-in and built-in closets. The new, sumptuous marble Master Bath defines luxury, with its dual sinks, heated floors, oversized limestone shower, oversized tub and separate toilet room..
Transformed into a luxurious Mediterranean villa styled Guest House through a complete remodel, this highly sought after space offers many different uses. The Guest House is fully equipped with a separate HVAC system, complete kitchen, featuring custom cabinets, breakfast bar, and new appliances, laundry facility, as well as a beautiful 3/4 bath with hand-glazed tile shower and frameless glass shower door. Four full-sized French doors with Baldwin solid brass, lead to a delightful wisteria covered arbor patio..
The professionally landscaped yard, graced by three 150-year old oak trees, offers wonderful entertainment space, including a salt water pool and spa and built-in barbecue area..
This estate area home offers the perfect blend of modern conveniences and updates, combined with architectural character and aesthetic detail. Offering both formal and informal spaces to entertain, the home features excellent flow not only from room to room, but also from the interior to the many beautiful outdoor settings..
*3-zone HVAC in main house
*Upgraded electrical, including upgraded 200 amp panel
*Re-circulating hot water system
*Wired for indoor + outdoor audio system