Patio and porch: Brick, Concrete, Front Porch, Patio Open, Terrace
Pool Features: Fenced, Filtered, Heated, In Ground
Situated on a beautiful tree-lined street in the sought-after Arroyo Seco neighborhood, this quintessential Pasadena treasure has been beautifully restored and lovingly remodeled, and sits on almost a half-acre of professionally-landscaped grounds. Nestled behind a tall privacy hedge, this stately home, one of the first in the area, features an excellent floor plan with spacious rooms that exude the timeless charm and architectural character of a bygone era, coupled with modern systems desired by today's discerning buyer. A sunny front porch welcomes guests into a formal foyer and opens to grand public rooms with large south-facing windows that capture greenery views and plenty of light. Boasting high ceilings and hardwood floors, the handsome living room features a fireplace and garden vistas. The formal dining room lends itself to both large-scale and intimate gatherings. A beautifully-remodeled chef's kitchen showcases a large center island with built-in bar stools, stainless steel appliances, Quartz counter tops, abundant cabinets and an adjacent breakfast room with glass doors, all open to the glorious and lush backyard. A cozy library is perfect for relaxation and family activities. A delightful corner office, a downstairs bedroom with an adjacent bathroom, and a darling powder room, complete the main level of this special home. The striking staircase, accented by a lovely picture window, leads to five additional light-filled bedrooms with coved ceilings, including a lovely primary bedroom suite open to an adjacent study, three remodeled bathrooms with Carrara marble, plus an upstairs den with a balcony overlooking the backyard and mountain views. Perfect for outdoor enjoyment and grand-scale entertaining, the spectacular park-like yard is framed by mature trees, and boasts a huge grassy lawn, an inviting pool and spa area, and expansive terraces perfect for alfresco dining and outdoor relaxation. Other amenities and upgrades include copper plumbing, updated electrical, HVAC system, bolted foundation, security system, composition roof, a large walk-up storage attic, basement, carport and a detached garage. Close to Old Town Pasadena shops and restaurants, top private schools, museums, golf courses, the Rose Bowl, Huntington Hospital, hiking and biking trails, and with easy freeway access to downtown Los Angeles, West side and Burbank studios, this is a truly an exceptional gem in a premiere neighborhood.