Last month the most expensive La Canada luxury home sale was 453 Somerset Place which sold for the asking price of $5,495,000
MLS remarks read: This exquisite English Revival Estate in La Canada Flintridge, designed by famed architect Paul R. Williams in 1927, evokes a magical vision of romance & tranquility. Beautifully updated in 2004 but maintaining the original charm, this 5 bedroom, 7 bathroom home features fine detail & craftsmanship throughout, including beamed ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors & leaded glass windows. The warm & welcoming rooms allow for both comfortable living & intimate gatherings. Over an acre of grounds filled with mature Oak trees, provide total privacy & great space for entertaining. Lush foliage, natural stone patios, multiple grassy yards, outdoor fireplace, pool/spa & lighted sport court highlight this expansive property. This timeless Flintridge storybook charmer also includes a 380 sq. ft. guest house, 584 sq. ft. pool house, & 3-car detached garage built in 2004 with attached gym. Perfect for entertaining & wonderfully private, yet close to all. Award winning La Canada Schools.
The home was listed previously for $6,998,000 then after 3 months reduced to $6,695,000 then after another 135 days another $300,000 reduction to $6,395,000 for another 95 days until it was relisted with a different agent for $5,495,000
MLS remarks read: One of the few remaining Flintridge masterpieces of legendary architect to the stars, Paul Williams. Built in 1927, this 7,234 sqft English Revival compound sits on over an acre+ knoll, at the end of a secluded cul-de-sac. The design and elegant proportions take advantage of the majestic views in all directions. This one-of-a-kind home features 4 bedroom suites, including the spacious master suite with fireplace, 5 baths, elegant living room, sun room with semi-circular walls of windows and 180-degree views, formal dining room, gourmet chef’s kitchen, breakfast room, family room, and office. In addition to the Main House, there is a 1 bedroom, 1 bath guest house, gym with garden views, and pool house with Murphy bed, kitchenette, bath, French doors leading to pool/spa and outdoor patio with fireplace. Features also include a fully lighted sport court, 3-Car garage, and stone pathways through the gardens and trees. Truly a piece of art with original detail and signature design elements.
The owner purchased this home is 2004 for $3,500,000.
At that time MLS remarks read: MAGNIFICENT PAUL WILLIAMS ESTATE.LOCATED IN PRIME FLINTRIDGE LOCATION.METICULOUSLY RESTORED TO ITS ORIGINAL GRANDEUR OF THE ROARING TWENTIES. EXPANSIVE GROUNDS INCLUDE MAIN MANSION,SECLUDED POOL AREA WHICH INCLUDES POOL, SPA,FIRE PIT,LARGE POOL HOUSE WITH FULL BATH AND GEORGEOUS VIEWS OF THE FOOTHILLS,ALSO INCLUDED ARE SEPERATE SPORT COURT,MOTOR COURT AND GUEST HOUSE
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