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870 S. San Rafael Ave. Pasadena, The Most Expensive Pasadena Home Sold May 2019

Last month, the highest priced home sold in May, 2019 was 870 S. San Rafael Ave. Pasadena. This stunning home sold for $7,053,100. Originally listed for $5,950,000, this Mediterranean Revival Estate sold in twenty-four days for $1,103,100 over asking price. The sellers purchased this luxury estate for $3,400,000 in 2010.

870 S. San Rafael Ave., Pasadena Most expensive home sold

MLS Remarks Read: Magnificent views, architectural style and tasteful updates combined to achieve a truly elegant Pasadena estate. Designed in 1923 by Roland Coate, Reginald Johnson & Gordon Kaufman. This Mediterranean Revival residence commands a lovely knoll overlooking the historic Arroyo Seco.  An attractive motor court leads to the entry, with powder room and graceful staircase. The public rooms consist of a handsome library / entertainment room, a gracious living room with stately fireplace and a formal dining room with wainscoting. A bright garden sunroom, a butler’s pantry, beautifully updated gourmet kitchen, half bath, laundry and a guest suite with handicap-accessible bath complete the main level. Upstairs along the north wing are four light-filled bedrooms, two en suite and two that share a bath. Along the east wing is a spectacular master suite with spacious retreat, luxurious bath and  large walk-in closets.

The back terrace, outdoor kitchen, firepit / conversation area, pool, spa, outdoor bath and garden provide an exceptional space for the California lifestyle. The recently remodeled guest house has a newer kitchen, bath and laundry. And is adjacent to a 3-car garage. Located up a private drive, this property is secluded and serene.

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