All houses tell a tale and this one is a love story. Tucked into the San Rafael Hills is a serene hideaway that exudes magic and old world charm. Enjoy inspired mornings in the well-appointed chef's kitchen that includes gorgeous tile inlays, top of the line appliances and hand-painted cabinetry. Sip your coffee while enjoying a meditative morning on the sunlit tiled patio. The living space is bathed in natural light, thanks to beautiful wooden windows throughout. When it's time to exhale, the primary bedroom is a retreat emanating romance and tranquility. Beamed ceilings, an adobe fireplace and the most enchanting spa-like bathroom beckon you to relax and renew. This dream home has 3 bd/2 baths plus an additional space on the lower level, perfect for a creative office. Exquisite and thoughtful details are everywhere, wooing guests and producing smiles to those with a keen eye. Meticulously maintained, this love letter to Californian architecture and indoor/outdoor living is a truly exceptional offering in one of the most sought after neighborhoods.
20 The Neighborhood Of Annandale In Pasadena, CA
Delightful Pasadena Traditional on a street to street lot. Awash in California native plants & cacti, the front garden is a welcoming entrance to this bright & cheerful home. The spacious living room is accentuated by a wall of windows, light hardwood flooring and loads of walls space for your art collection or projector screen. The adjoining kitchen and dining feature updated cabinets, loads of counter space and a sliding door enticing you to explore the gardens. But first, down a center hall you'll find three well sized bedrooms and a full bath with separate tub & shower. On the lower level is a fourth bedroom & bath, ideal for out-of-town guests or a private office. A large laundry room with ample storage space leads to a direct entrance garage. Now back to the gardens, where you'll find a patio cover for dining al fresco and terraced landscaping leading to a flat yard set up for play & a veggie patch. Good things grow here! Situated on the edge of Eagle Rock, this one has it all!
This exquisitely renovated view home is well located in the San Rafael hills, showcasing an open floor plan with excellent access to the re-landscaped private yard, the resort-like pool and spa with waterfall feature, as well as the gorgeous new Sedona by Lynx built-in barbecue / outdoor kitchen with quartz countertop and covered patio. Designed well for entertainment, the main living room is open to the eat-in kitchen and breakfast bar and boasts an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, skylights, and plenty of storage. This home is turnkey! Features include newly refinished hardwood floors, freshly painted inside and out, formal dining room, new lighting throughout, updated dual pane windows and sliding door, central air and heating, whole house fan, 3 remodeled bathrooms (2 are brand new), upstairs bedroom closets are new, and full copper plumbing. A lower guest suite with a new 3/4 bathroom is accessed by its own private entrance and would also make a great home office. The pebble tec pool was refinished in 2020. Come home and relax in this private oasis!
The 2019 AIA Pasadena award-winning Kaweah Rockhouse, designed by architect Elsye Alam. Its SCI-Arc trained female architect/owner deftly handles the hillside lot with a design that takes shape from the property topography itself fully utilizing the maximum buildable envelope. The three level home on caisson foundation appears to almost hover as it cascades over the lot; connected by a bridge driveway at street level. Vertical cedar battens on dark fiber cement cladding mirrors the existing 40-foot Himalayan cedar trees that bookend the house giving texture and depth to an otherwise austere modern exterior. A primary concept of the home was to maximize and frame the expansive views of Mount Wilson, Eagle Rock Historic Landmark, Griffith Park, and the wider San Gabriel Mountain range. A 24' glass wall with center slider provides for this in breathtaking fashion, connecting the open plan kitchen/dining/family room level seamlessly with an Ipe wood covered view deck. High ceilinged interiors with walls of stark white and warm grey fold around an open plan, leading one through a procession of inspired spaces and captivating views. Cleverly placed diffused lighting makes for an equally dynamic interior come nightfall. Surrounded by iconic homes by Neutra, Buff.
This elegant mid-century modern home in one of Pasadena's most sought-after neighborhoods is perched above the street. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home offers privacy and a spectacular, panoramic view. Warmth, charm and high-end finishes abound in this recently remodeled home; new oak hardwood floors, a light-filled living room featuring a custom slate stone gas fireplace and expansive windows and doors that welcome the outdoors in and celebrate the best of the Southern California lifestyle. Cultivated beauty & comfort are illustrated in the stylish, recently remodeled kitchen featuring; new cabinetry, a six-burner, 36'' Viking gas range, LG refrigerator, Viking dishwasher and Ceasarstone countertops. Both bathrooms have also been recently renovated and the lower level offers an additional space with a gas cinderblock fireplace, exposed beams and polished concrete floors perfect for a home office, remote learning area or artist's workspace. This excellent location puts you equidistant to shopping and dining options in Old Town Pasadena, Eagle Rock and Highland Park. Commuters will find easy access to the 134, 110 and 210 freeways. This is an idyllic retreat for a discerning buyer in the heart of the city. Truly a one-of-a-kind beauty.
Superbly situated home, at the gateway to prestigious San Raphael Heights, offers more than meets the eye. It's a move-in ready, thoughtfully updated, elegant mid-century single story with exquisite finishes, terrazzo floors and lush carpeting. Behind a tastefully patterned screen, a fountain patio invites you through large double doors. The layout expands into a collection of rooms, flowing in a private yet open floorplan through a stunning living room, and dining area with a bar of gleaming wood and polished stone. For a busy family there are 2 television spots - a separate den close to the kitchen and an airy family room with wall of glass leading to the yard. Plus a cosy office with bathroom/possible bedroom 4. The remodeled kitchen is a tasteful marriage of stainless steel, Caesarstone, high-end Thermador appliances, a Miele microwave and Miele coffeemaker. The master bedroom is an island of calm, encompassing a large closet and rich window coverings. Enhancing the sense of wellbeing is the luxurious Italian tile and marble master bathroom. The other bedrooms are large and well appointed with ample closets. The other bathrooms are beautifully updated. Behind the main house is the unique pool house with a heated indoor pool, bathroom and all-weather deck overlooking the serene yard. Leafy places to stroll, near to downtown Pasadena and downtown Los Angeles. Tax record indicates house at 2,500 sq ft. Planlab LA measures 2931sq ft. Permits being pulled. Buyer to verify.
Fabulous Panoramic View of San Gabriel Valley and Mountains from each level of the house including basement. 3 Beds 2 Baths. Living Room and Dining Area lead to the Kitchen. A Large Office above the garage. Family room downstairs is connected to the sewing/craft room that also contains Laundry. Newly upgraded Electrical Panel. Dual Zone A/C and Heating with new Duct System. About 800 sqft unfinished basement may be developed to provide additional living space. The spacious storage room may be modified into a wine storage. Lot of potential for outdoor activities. INVESTOR'S PREMIER CHOICE: The existing Lease may be assumed by Buyer.
PASADENA- HISTORIC SAN RAFAEL- THE JOHN BACON RESIDENCE- Built in 1927 and expertly maintained and updated to reflect current living standards; This magnificent example of English Country Architecture sits as anchor to one of Pasadena's most prestigious streets! Designed by Sylvanus Marston of the noteworthy Pasadena Architectural firm of Marston, Van Pelt and Maybury, this grand 6 bedroom 7 bath home is privately enveloped by the mature landscape of its nearly one acre gate guarded setting. Dramatic interior living spaces are highlighted by expansive rooms emanating from the foyer and all possessing unique and period finishes perfectly preserving an era of architectural splendor and patina nearly impossible to reproduce. Separate formal living and dining rooms; Study with original walk-in vault; Large island kitchen re-mastered to today's conveniences with adjoining family room, butler's pantry and breakfast room; Interior laundry and service rooms; The private family quarters of the second floor contains 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a "playroom". The house is set thoughtfully in the center of the site and is accented by the mature landscape, specimen quality century old trees and beautiful pebble surface free-form swimming pool and spa! Reside in a piece of history just a short stroll over the Historic Colorado Street Bridge to Old Town Pasadena and all of the amenities of the world class city!
Nestled in Pasadenas's desirable San Rafael Hills, this beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bath plus large bonus room home enjoys abundant natural light and far-reaching views from almost every room! The open and bright floor-plan includes an entry with closet, spacious living room with fireplace, dining area that spills onto a beautiful balcony. Downstairs offers a large room with remodeled 3/4 bath, and an additional small bonus room that can be used for a workshop/studio/office. The multi-level large backyard offers patios, sitting areas and fruit trees all frame by breathtaking views. Other property features include solar panels, hardwood flooring, plenty of storage space and attached 2 car garage. This home has lots of potential and a lot to offer! Remarkably close to Stoney Point and San Rafael park. Centrally located with easy access to Old Town Pasadena, Rose Bowl, Eagle Rock and Downtown LA! This home will not last!
Set above the quiet street on a knoll overlooking the serene Johnston Lake this gated 1925 San Rafael estate embodies timeless elegance with modern comforts. The luxurious main residence and generous guest house have been meticulously remodeled. The architecturally compelling living room offers double-height cathedral ceilings providing tremendous volume and light from the soaring windows looking out onto the manicured gardens. Each of the main home's four bedrooms boast en suite baths. The immense master suite features a separate sitting room, fireplace and gorgeous bathroom. The 600 sq.ft. guest house, (square footage is in addition to the main house sq.ft. of 4156), includes 1 bedroom and 1 bath. The nearly 20,000 square foot lot is ringed with mature trees. Extensive decks and patios along with a gleaming pool and spa provide ample opportunity to enjoy this tranquil environment. The privacy and spaciousness of the home and grounds make this property ideal for living and entertaining.
The Allen House, 1923, by Johnson, Kaufmann & Coate. Constructed during the Golden Age of Period Revival construction in Pasadena, the home today retains its integrity, with significant historic fabric complementing later updating of the kitchen & baths. Prominently sited on 1.25 acres in the exclusive South San Rafael neighborhood, the residence commands one of the finest panoramic views across the City to the San Gabriel Mountains, and out to snow-capped Mt San Antonio from its bluff top on the edge of the Arroyo Seco. A long private drive ascends past the restored guesthouse & garages to a generous parking plaza fronting the formal main residence. The property's far reaching views, coupled with the serenity enjoyed here make for a truly rare offering, affording a classic & gracious Pasadena lifestyle. Residence incl 6 BR, 8 BA, office, large open modern kitchen w. butler's pantry, formal dining, library/fam room, sunroom, laundry, basement, guest hs,3-car garage, pool&spa, fireplace
Live in the luxury you have always dreamed of. This home is located in the San Rafael neighborhood of Pasadena's most affluent community, and full of character. Sitting on over a 23,000 sqft. lot, the possibilities are endless. Don't worry about being stuck at home during COVID, bring the movies to your home media room. Entertain family and guests with your own private cinema showings. After a good movie, walk the lush park-like grounds or relax in the shade under the gazebo. Holidays are coming! Guests will find a Spacious bedroom and bathroom on the first floor. The second floor features a cozy living room with fireplace, kitchen, remaining bedrooms and bathrooms, and sun room that floods with natural light. If you fancy the classic Pasadena mid century look, you'll love the original 1930's floor well protected under the carpet. Property is located near old town and close to all your shopping and dining needs. Home is 2,111 Sqft on public records. Home had an unfinished basement of roughly 1,000 Sqft sometime after WWII original owner/architect in the '40's finished basement was never recorded as living Sqft. However, city planning said that basement "may be" converted as part of the living Sqft but it has to meet the height requirements and new energy standards. You can see from the 2D layout that there are two garages. A wall was built between the old garage and the new garage space. If the wall was removed you could possibly have a 4 car parking space. See you in escrow!
El Arco - named for its distinct curved shape. This exquisite 1910 English Arts and Crafts estate was designed by famed Los Angeles architect Sumner Hunt. The private walled and gated home has undergone a complete renovation and restoration by its current owners. The main floor features a study with fireplace, living room with fireplace and a formal dining room. An ample chef's kitchen with professional stainless steel appliances, pantry, and breakfast area and is complemented by an adjoining dining terrace. A bath and family room with fireplace complete the main floor. Upstairs, there is a master retreat with spa-like bath, sitting area, and fireplace. There are four additional bedrooms and three additional baths. The lower level features a library, dining and gaming area with a second interior kitchenette, billiard room with fireplace, and a climate-controlled wine room. Large doors open to the main rear terrace with its outdoor fireplace, multiple lounging areas, and a custom kitchen and BBQ, including a pizza oven. Rolling lawns and lighted pathways lead to vegetable gardens, fruit trees, a vineyard, rose gardens, multiple water features, and a bocce court. This is a rare opportunity to be the next steward of this matchless Pasadena estate.
Discover the stunning Pasadena estate of H.A. Fuller built in 1917. Discover this mansion on the most sought after western edge of the Pasadena Arroyo overlooking the Colorado Bridge and the Vista del Arroyo Hotel designed by renowned architect Reginald Davis Johnson. You will experience the elegant life style and architectural majesty of this era with a truly timeless design of the highest quality and class.Each of the 4 main bedroom has a fireplace and bathroom en suite, all the main rooms have fireplaces and high ceilings and the windows have operable exterior shutters. The luxury of elegance and convenience. You will be transported; in more ways than a just ride in the vintage elevator. A time and history that is rarely available with front and back stairwells and a complete staff wing on the north wing main floor with 2 bathroom areas and 3 bedrooms (which could also be a fabulous home office set up). Formal Dining Room and Family Dining Room areas. 2 authentic sleeping porches upstairs, as well as his and her master bedrooms with a private living room between them. Recognize that this is a Fabulous Investment Opportunity. All Bathrooms, Laundry Room and the kitchen are all gutted and ready for new updating. Backyard cleared and ready for landscaping and possible fountain or pool. Garage removed and property ready for a new garage in a better location.
Stunning view home with modern architectural details. The main house has three bedrooms, three baths (two ensuite), great room bathed in light through walls of glass. The main house has 1974 SF per assessor. The newly constructed ADU has approximately 800 SF per seller. The ADU is a one bedroom with sitting area, office area, fully-appointed kitchen and a 3/4 bath, private patio. The ADU is constructed below and within the perimeter of the original structure with extensive sound-proofing in the floor/ceiling space. It could be a perfect space for a home office, extended family or for all of the permitted uses as an ADU. Ethernet, projector & screen, HUES lighting, solar energy provide by solar panels without lien, TESLA battery wall x2 for full house back. Top model Jacuzzi with view. Fresh air ventilation. Close to 134 & 110 access,
Tucked away in a tranquil part of the exclusive San Rafael Hills neighborhood, lush green grass, succulents & an aromatic lemon tree welcome you to explore this lovely mid-century home. A custom leaded glass front door opens into an elegant formal entryway where your attention is drawn to the treetop views through the expansive picture window of the inviting living and dining rooms. Custom built-in cabinetry, rich hardwood flooring, crown molding, recessed lighting and convenient remote controlled shades create a warm and comfortable space perfect for entertaining! The kitchen features quartz countertops, stainless steel sink & an adorable built-in breakfast nook complete with extra storage below! The first bedroom is light and bright and has a private bath updated with limestone tile and a glass framed shower. You'll find two other generous bedrooms down the main hallway along with a tastefully remodeled bath featuring a dual vanity with a marble counter and relaxing tub. Beautiful oak trees and mature landscaping create a private lush oasis. A mature crepe myrtle tree blooms beautiful flowers every spring and a mini zip line spans the length of the yard. The refined flagstone patio & soothing fountain complete this rare expansive backyard in the San Rafael Hills area. The tranquil sounds of the fountain along with the lush views of the backyard provide the backdrop to a bonus room.
Gracefully sited on nearly one acre with a spring-fed lake, this spectacular Stoddard/Finton home is situated behind gates and on a quiet cul-de-sac. Completely updated, the home's setting feels as if you have left the city. With every luxury imaginable, the floor plan offers gracious living and entertaining spaces. The main level features the formal living/dining rooms, games room, wet bar, chef's kitchen open to the large family room, 2 fire places, butler's pantry, main-floor suite, powder room, and a direct access custom 5-car garage perfect for a car enthusiast. The large wrap-around front porch looks over the sprawling yard, pool, spa, guest house and private lake with beach and firepit. In the backyard are the outdoor living and dining areas with full kitchen, fireplace, pond and second firepit and spa with a seamless indoor/outdoor flow ideal for entertaining. On the second floor there are four suites, a home theater, and laundry room. The large primary suite, with 2 walk-in closets and spa-like bathroom, features a spiral staircase leading to the finished and temperature-controlled attic space, equipped with a home gym, sewing room, craft room, and multiple storage spaces. A separate and independent 1 bed/1 bath guest house sits on the lake front with a large front porch and kitchenette. Completely smarthome integrated with Control4/Sonos system, this spectacular estate maintains and embraces the craftsmanship of a bygone era and must be seen to be fully appreciated.