A romantic 1928 Spanish Colonial Revival style estate designed by Kenneth A. Gordon, located in Altadena – Pasadena Weekendr

Tucked under the street at the end of a cul-de-sac is this romantic 1928 Spanish Colonial Revival style estate, designed by famous architect Kenneth A. Gordon. Rich in original architectural detail with the chef’s kitchen and bathrooms updated in period style, this home has been authentically restored and updated for today’s living. It is unassuming set in a 3 story, 5,187 square foot estate with 4 upstairs bedrooms and a total of 5 bathrooms, on what looks like an acre with secluded gardens leading out to a large private lawn, 20,790 ± square feet

This resort-like property feels like an acre of privacy with its beautiful landscaping and mature trees, set against the backdrop of the San Gabriel Mountains. The property unfolds from the original fountain near the entrance to the waterfall into the tiled koi pond, the grounds show a multitude of architectural features, entertaining patios, an abundance of original details , including tiles, lighting, woodwork and wrought iron details. .

The spectacular two-story entrance sets the tone for this special home, with its coffered ceiling, original crystal and bronze chandelier, and original flooring with Malibu tile inlay. The large formal staircase living room features large arched windows, an original fireplace surrounded by Malibu tile, original sconces, and original hardwood floors, refurbished in 2020. The formal dining room features a ” a Juliet balcony, original lighting and an adjoining balcony which is ideal for alfresco dining and offers the most pleasant views of the lush gardens and mountains while enjoying the sounds of the water waterfall of koi pond.

The spacious chef’s kitchen (approximately 400 square feet), updated by Cynthia Bennett, offers plenty of entertaining space and views of the huge redwood tree from the breakfast table. The lower level of the house features a spacious family room, a library, an updated tiled bathroom and a large laundry room with considerable storage space, as well as a large patio lounge with two sets of large doors. French arched windows that lead to the garden.

The land features a pool and spa, a 36 foot steel I-beam deck with a wrought iron railing that leads to the additional plot with a large, resort-like grassy yard with several entertaining patios. Bougainvilleas, jacarandas, plumbagos, sago palms and large trees. The outdoor kitchen area has a sink and a large island. Several walls are made from river rocks found on the property. Other walls are made in an old style with hewn clay pipes, stucco bases with terra cotta pavers on top. A potting arbor, a vegetable garden and an 8 ‘x 8’ outdoor workroom, with electricity added to the outdoor space.

Take this unique opportunity to own a hidden gem of privacy, architectural beauty, lush gardens and peaceful surroundings. Getaway in a more peaceful setting in Altadena.

Main properties:

Bedroom (s): 4
Bathroom (s): 5
Interior: 5,159 sq.ft.
Land: 20,790 sq.ft.

Offered at $ 3,295,000

For a virtual tour of the property, visit 1422eastpalm.com.

For more information, contact:

Sarah roger

MBA, GRI, e-PRO, Real estate agent
Executive Director of Domains
Executive Director of the Trust & Probate Division
626.390.0511 portable
DRE # 01201812

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