Courtesy of Rita Whitney, The Agency,

1240 S Grand Avenue

Pasadena, CA, 91105

$8,350,000

$1,037 per ft²
$8,350,000
$1,037 per ft²
Sold
Sold
beds
7 Beds
baths
7 Baths
carpenters-square
8,047 ft²
property_type
Residential
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Built 1905
Sited on 1.25 acres of sprawling park-like grounds on the bank of the lower Arroyo Seco, 1240 South Grand Avenue is a 1906 architectural gem designed by Frederick Louis Roehrig. With 6BR,7BA and 7,177 square feet of living space across three levels, this recently renovated estate abounds with amenities. For those looking for privacy and tranquility and the beauty of country living with the convenience of the city, welcome to an enchanting, gated estate that provides a lifestyle of elegance and ease. Past the long private driveway is an English Tudor Revival estate, which in 1906 was commissioned as a 23-room mansion constructed of plaster and brick veneer. Inside, residents are greeted by wood paneling and intricate design details, a testament to the quality craftsmanship of the time. A formal living room, dining room, and library provide tranquil spaces for leisure and entertaining. Stunning architectural features include the generous use of Oak and Mahogany, tall ceilings, spacious and well-appointed public and private rooms, 2-built-in bars, oversized fireplaces, and long French-styled windows. A gourmet kitchen with plentiful custom cabinetry, imported tile and fixtures, a large island, commercial-grade appliances, and a large butler's pantry opens to a second outdoor kitchen complete with a plethora of stainless appliances and an expansive patio and seating area. An office, powder room, and bedroom suite complete the estate's main floor. A passenger elevator services the three floors of the residence, including the lower level that encompasses a built-in Oak bar and media room with surround sound and three television screens, a marble powder room, a temperature-controlled wine room, a cavernous laundry room with space for storage, and a spacious guest suite with a whimsical white tiled bath, a walk-in dressing closet and French doors that open to the expansive rolling green lawn. The private third floor features the primary suite with a fireplace, two custom-designed dressing rooms, and two marble baths. Each additional bedroom suite offers walk-in closets and views. Outside is a Shangri-La lifestyle, anchored by an 870 square foot pool house with a vaulted cathedral ceiling, blue stone flooring, a large fireplace, and French doors to the saltwater pool, oversized spa, and bountiful vegetable gardens, seasonal blooms, and bursts of color from every corner. A 1,221 sqft 4-car garage and workshop with attic storage complete the estate.
MLS ID:
P1-6877
Listed:
9/27/21
Updated:
1/29/22

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
6 Burner Stove, Built-In Range, Barbecue, Double Oven, Dishwasher, ENERGY STAR Qualified Appliances, Electric Range, Free-Standing Range, Freezer, Gas Cooktop, Gas Range, Microwave, Refrigerator, Range Hood, Vented Exhaust Fan, Warming Drawer, Water Purifier
Total Bedrooms
7
Full Bathrooms
2
Half Bathrooms
2
3/4 Bathrooms
3
Interior Features
Beamed Ceilings, Wet Bar, Crown Molding, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Elevator, High Ceilings, Multiple Staircases, Pantry, Pull Down Attic Stairs, Stone Counters, Storage, Smart Home, Tile Counters, Bar, Wired for Sound, Attic, Wine Cellar, Workshop
Laundry Description
Gas Dryer Hookup, Laundry Room
Floor Description
Stone, Wood
Fireplace
Dining Room, Family Room, Great Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Outside
Cooling
Central Air, Zoned
Heating
Central, Forced Air

Exterior/Building Features

Exterior Features
Rain Gutters, Fire Pit
Architectural Style
English
Lot Details
Back Yard, Front Yard, Gentle Sloping, Lawn, Lot Over 40000 Sqft, Landscaped, Near Public Transit, Rolling Slope, Secluded, Sprinklers Timer, Sprinkler System, Trees, Yard
Roof
Slate
Sewer
Public Sewer

Other Property Details

Area Name
647 - Pasadena (SW)
HOA Amenities
Biking, Curbs, Hiking, Horse Trails, Park, Street Lights, Suburban, Sidewalks, Urban
Attached Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
4
Parking
Door-Multi, Garage, RV Potential, Workshop in Garage
Parking Total
4.0
View
Y
County
Los Angeles
Water Source
Public
Pool
Yes
Pool Description
In Ground, Pebble, Salt Water
Total Stories
2

Property History

Date
Event
Price
Value
1/27/22
Sold
-
-
1/27/22
Price Change
$8,350,000
-6%
1/18/22
Pending
-
-

 

Courtesy of Rita Whitney, The Agency,

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