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Elegant 4BR, 4BA English Tudor | The Arroyo District SW Pasadena

Showings by Appointment | Offered at $3,250,000

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Home Measured at 4,440 SQFT | Lot 18,561 SQFT
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Built in 1926 and superbly sited on over a third-of-an-acre of mature grounds in the prestigious Arroyo district of South West Pasadena, this rare masterpiece incorporates many of the architectural and construction characteristics of the English Tudor period, rendering it inherently perfect as a Southern California retreat.

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It is immediately apparent upon approaching the front door of this magnificent four-bedroom and four-bathroom estate, that the combined effort of architect Curt Elwood Higgins and the esteemed Builder J. H. Woodworth and Son created a truly incomparable “piece of art.” Their impeccable and original use of wood, to include the hand-carved “Tudor Rose” design, hand-carved moldings, arched passageways, ceiling beams, walls and windows, combined to form this strikingly gracious California English Tudor.

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The present Owner has continued to update and restore every aspect of the estate’s interior and exterior spaces, thereby contributing to many of the modern comforts and conveniences the estate offers today, while retaining all of the charm and beauty of an earlier time.

Large in scale and design the gracious living and dining rooms open to the home’s exterior patios and gardens creating the perfect venue for comfortable indoor and outdoor living as well as entertaining on a large or small scale. This stunning setting is offered not only to those residing within but also to those who have the pleasure of enjoying the splendor of this architectural treasure from afar.

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The warm and inviting country-style kitchen, breakfast area and butler’s pantry open to an adjoining wood-paneled family room with a fireplace. The kitchen with wood countertops features custom made wood cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and direct access to the attached two-car garage, as well as the laundry and mudrooms. A sunny and private patio with a built-in barbeque and ample room for seating is accessible from the family room, as is the private library or fourth bedroom, which features built-in Alder wood bookshelves, an attached three-quarter bathroom, and lovely garden views.

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The second story of the estate is accessible by way of a convenient elevator or the home’s interior staircase. Featuring a private master suite with a fireplace, a walk-in dressing closet, an impeccably appointed bathroom with double sinks and a separate tub and shower, and an adjacent exercise room with French doors to a spacious balcony, the master bedroom is a lovely retreat. Two additional bedrooms with plentiful closet space share an updated Jack and Jill style bathroom as well as a magical children’s playroom or hobby room. The home offers multiple storage options to include a second-floor oversized walk-in storage room.

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Framed by mature specimen trees to include Oak, Sycamore, Citrus, Liquid Amber and Chinese White Fringe in scale with the majestic architecture, the professionally designed, executed and planted gardens, as well as a custom-designed Koi pond and waterfall, form to create this tranquil haven offering areas both of sunshine and shade, a Citrus garden, a Rose garden, and blooming trees, shrubs and vines throughout the seasons.

NEW LISTING | SouthWest Pasadena | 1-Story Modern Traditional

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A Reborn California Lifestyle Retreat

Superbly situated in prestigious South West Pasadena, this thoughtfully renovated 1-story Traditional home offers the perfect architectural blend of design and comfort.

Designed by noted architect David Serrurier, this sophisticated retreat uses many of the architectural characteristics found in today’s modern Traditional-style home. Newly re-built to include new copper plumbing, new electrical and mechanical systems, a new roof and new exterior materials, the residence offers an open and light-filled floor plan with select finishes that include strip Oak flooring, custom wood-framed floor-to-ceiling glass doors, plentiful recessed lighting and a generous use of marble and custom tile.

The public rooms of the residence feature a spacious living room/great room with a vaulted ceiling and a wood burning fireplace, a separate dining room/sun room, a den/library with direct access to the gardens, a cook’s kitchen with quartz counters and Bertazonni stainless-steel appliances, a lovely breakfast area, a separate laundry room with a utility sink and a powder room.

The private wing boasts 3 bedrooms and 3-ensuite bathrooms to include a master bedroom with a spacious walk-in closet and French doors to the rear gardens and patio, as well as a 1-bedroom and 1-bath suite with vaulted ceiling and a separate entrance, perfect for guests, a caretaker or for use as a home office.

Framed by mature specimen trees, to include a majestic Heritage Oak, the gardens feature areas of both shade and sunshine, as well as blooming trees, shrubs and vines throughout the seasons. Located minutes from shopping, restaurants, the Huntington Hospital medical complex and the famed Rose Bowl and adjacent Aquatic Center, this stylish treasure offers it all.

Exclusive Beach Living | Steps to the Sand | 35361 Beach Road | Capistrano Beach

Located along the Capistrano Beach shoreline and just south of Dana Point, this quintessential Cape Cod-style five-bedroom and five-bathroom home sits in the exclusive 24 hr guard gated community of Beach Road, home to many multi-million-dollar homes and celebrities. 35361 Beach Road offers unobstructed views and personifies pride of ownership throughout. Previously owned by the founder of Oakley Inc., the home features many unique architectural characteristics to include antique windows, doors, hardware and exquisite built-in accent pieces imported from Europe. The exceptional floor plan offers floor to ceiling views of the magnificent ocean and whitewater coastline. A spacious outdoor patio allows for beachfront family gatherings, while upstairs balconies and a third-floor lighthouse cupola add to the overall architectural character and “beach” flavor. Featuring a great room with a wood-burning fireplace, entertainment center and French doors to the beachfront patio, a spacious dining room, a wood-paneled kitchen with updated appliances, a library with a wood-burning fireplace and five-bedrooms to include a spacious master with a vaulted ceiling, fireplace and French doors to an oceanfront deck with panoramic ocean views, this is your idyllic family beach home. An attached two-car garage with plentiful storage and an additional five parking spaces complete this wonderful compound.

OPEN SUNDAY 12-3PM | Stunning 4-Bedroom, 4-Bathroom Annandale Golf Club Adjacent | Offered For Sale or Lease

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By Appointment Only | Offered for Sale at $2,180,000 |Offered for Lease at $6400.00 per month

Welcome to the California indoor and outdoor lifestyle. Built in 1978 and sited amongst mature trees across from the prestigious Annandale Golf Club in the North San Rafael District this elegant modern-style Spanish home offers beautiful golf course and treetop views. Featuring a light-filled floor plan to include vaulted ceilings and hardwood floors, this four-bedroom, four-bathroom residence has an updated kitchen and breakfast area with access to a private patio and gardens, updated bathrooms, an oversized living room with a fireplace and stunning views, a formal dining room and a spacious family room that open to a balcony overlooking a lovely stone patio. The master suite is a true respite, featuring a sitting area, outdoor balcony and a sumptuous bathroom with dual sinks and an oversized shower. A two-car attached garage, laundry room, and several storage rooms complete the floor plan. The gardens feature areas of sun and shade, while the spa and putting green add to a feeling of tranquility.

AVAILABLE OFF-MARKET | NW Pasadena | Hip Mid-Century Architectural

Offered Off-Market at: $2,200,000

Located behind gates and lush landscaping in the Arroyo-Rose Bowl district of Northwest Pasadena, this thoughtfully renovated, four-bedroom, three-bathroom modern features an expansive one-story, light-filled floor plan, situated around a chic Palm Springs pool and setting. 

Re-imagined in 2011 by the current owner, this swank retreat uses many of the architectural characteristics typical of the modern period. In doing so, the residence keeps with the architect’s original intent: walls of windows, polished concrete flooring, stainless steel, stone countertops, custom finishes and a strategically placed ‘statement’ fireplace that pops against the serene backdrop. Large-scale entertaining or simple comfort is easily achieved through numerous quiet retreats within the home’s interior and exterior spaces. Architecturally designed to promote indoor-outdoor living, compatible with a Southern California attitude and way of life, this is an environment that is at once relaxed and sophisticated, dramatic and beautiful. 

Framed by mature specimen trees, in scale with the modern architecture and welcoming pool area, the private garden features areas of both shade and sunshine, blooming trees, shrubs and vines throughout the seasons. Situated minutes from the famed Rose Bowl and adjacent Aquatic Center, with hiking trails and numerous life-style activities, this stylish treasure offers it all.