This published Spanish Colonial estate with Andalusian influences is sited on nearly a flat acre in the Linda Vista neighborhood of Pasadena. This estate has been meticulously renovated with painstaking attention to quality and detail. Gracious formal entry, living room, dining room, and a library all offer a casual elegance including thick white plaster walls, multiple archways, walls of windows, french doors out of almost every room and random width plank fir flooring throughout. There is a Hacienda style quality to the home and grounds offering covered loggias, patios, balconies and roof top decks. A large modern cook’s kitchen with Butler’s pantry, mudroom, guest bath, breakfast area, family room and two islands function beautifully for today’s lifestyle. This home offers the ultimate in California living with extensive indoor/outdoor living opportunities including an outdoor kitchen and a chef’s garden.
The second level features a master wing with bedroom, sitting room/office, a beautifully appointed bath with a wet room; walk-in closet and multiple french doors to decks and covered balconies. There are two additional bedrooms, two remodeled period style bathrooms, an upstairs laundry room, a nursery/office and two large rooftop decks on this level.
The artist studio attached by the loggia is phenomenal with original with thick walls of plaster, a huge fireplace, multiple arches, doorways, barrel ceilings and polished concrete floors and multiple skylights. A small kitchen/bar was added and the original art vault has been turned into an incredible storage room with library style built-ins. The studio features floor to ceiling windows, a stage and a private walled courtyard with fountain completing this wing of the residence.
The nearly flat acre has been separated into multiple vignettes offering a range of entertaining possibilities, from intimate to grand scale. Entry to the estate through tall wooden gates into a gated gravel motor court with an old California Oak. The central courtyard with fountain, covered loggia, walkways and large grassy expanse is also walled and gated. Tucked into one corner is an intimate fire-pit area with fountain and circular brick patio. The walled pool area includes a spa, fountain, multiple patio areas, a large grassy lawn, bocce ball court and a pool house with an outdoor shower.
The East lawn is expansive, separately walled and gated featuring a children’s play area including a play house which makes the perfect guest room with bath and is the ultimate little get-away.
This estate represents a lifestyle to be shared with family and friends.www.1066charles.com