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.
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.