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$2,799,000 USD
Villa For Sale In San Marino, Los Angeles
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Villa
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This romantic and inspiring 1920's Moorish accented Spanish Colonial Revival residence in Pasadena’s prestigious Cal Tech neighborhood, designed by master architect Harold S. Bissner, Sr., offers 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms including 4 bedrooms upstairs, 3 of which are en-suite, one with a private balcony, another with dual balconies, and a third with its own private entrance accessed from a spacious veranda. Sensitively restored by its current owners to modernize its systems, the renovations carefully maintain and showcase the exquisite original features such as light fixtures, tile, art glass, hardware and carved wood doors complemented with added period style and tasteful new features. The remodeled gourmet eat-in kitchen, with design inspired by the original kitchen hood’s Malibu tiles, features warm colors, a large center island, soapstone counters, custom cabinets, top-of-the-line appliances and a butler's pantry with mahogany counters and copper sink. The generously proportioned kitchen is a central gathering point for family and friends. The public rooms include a gracious formal entry enhanced with original tile risers on the staircase, living room with beamed ceiling, fireplace and French doors, formal dining room with scalloped ceiling, and charming library with built-in bookshelves, mahogany ceiling, decorative fireplace and three sets of French doors to the private garden courtyard. The low maintenance grounds include a spacious private rear courtyard garden with built-in grill, original tile fountain and direct access from the living room and library, as well as an original walled side courtyard patio adjacent to the kitchen, providing a variety of indoor/outdoor entertainment areas to enjoy the Southern California lifestyle. A generous side yard planted with succulents and mature fruit trees and spacious grassy front yard could be enclosed for additional privacy. A final touch to this magnificent home is a beautiful finished 2 car garage with workroom and bathroom, ample storage, garage ceiling crawlspace and stain-grade, automatic garage doors. This home has been featured on a Pasadena Heritage Golden Age architectural tour because of its elegant design and respectful architecture. Attention to period detail and picturesque charm give this grand and comfortable home tremendous appeal.
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Mark A. McLaughlin
Pacific Union International
License #01196606
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Listed 04/27/2018
Price $2,799,000 USD
Property type Villa
Surface 405 m2
Rooms 5
Bathrooms 6
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San Marino
Listings in San Marino

San Marino is a town located in the hills of San Raphael. It takes its name from the former San Marino Republic in Italy.
The Coat of Arms of the city is also inspired by the old Italian Republic, on which there are three towers. The monarchical crown initially present was replaced by five stars supposedly represented the five founding members of the city. They have built magnificent properties including exceptional gardens and wide, perfectly maintained street.

About Pacific Union International
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Pacific Union International was born in California in 1975 - a single office in San Francisco founded by two entrepreneurs. Forty years later, we’re the number one independent real estate firm in California, with over $14 billion in sales last year.

Defined by teamwork, trust and innovation, backed by innovative tools and vast connections, our skilled real estate professionals know how to interpret the market’s evolving landscape to your advantage.
In January, 2018, three powerhouse Los Angeles brokerages, John Aaroe Group, Partners Trust and Gibson International, joined under the Pacific Union International banner to become the leading independent firm in the market with $7 billion in annual sales, 20 offices and 900 closely connected real estate professionals in the San Gabriel Valley, Northeast Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Westside.

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