Last month the most expensive luxury home sale in Glendale was 1121 Cortez Drive which sold for $3,780,000. This Glendale estate was listed for $3,869,000.
MLS Remarks Read: The Perfect Secluded Sanctuary, this Spanish Classical Architectural Masterpiece w/ Historical Pedigree is a Private Gated Compound perched atop a granite knoll w/ Breathtaking City-to-Mountain Views. Exceptional Grand Scale Entertaining! 27,000 sq.ft. grounds connected thru magical pathways, cascading lawns adorned w/ vintage City Street lamps, rose gardens, ornate fountains, koi pond, meditation courtyards, fruit trees, salt water deep pool adjacent to Alfresco dining, outdoor fireplace, pizza oven, fully equipped outdoor kitchen & polished concrete BBQ Bar, Garden living rm Gazebo/lounge. Renovated in 2007 & transformed to State-of-the-Art Luxury Living using the highest quality building materials, keeping its historical/cultural authenticity + maintaining incredible intimacy & warmth.
This home was previously listed for $3,250,000 for six months in 2003.
MLS remarks from this expired listing read: This Tuscan masterpiece is truly a piece of artwork. Magnificently restored, sparing no expense! Sits atop a knoll with tranquil mountain views all around, some city lights as well. Italian marble, closed circuit TV security system, state of the art media and sound systems. Gorgeous entry, dramatic living room with sound system perfect for classical music, special lighting, vaulted ceilings, French doors open to beautiful grounds, fountains, paths, and so much more. Three suite bedrooms, master with sitting area, spa tub. Fabulous wine cellar houses over 450 bottles, gourmet kitchen and formal dining room overlook pool and outdoor entertainment areas Steam shower, btfl powder room, game room w/pool table, media room both with fireplace. Completely refurbished, electrical, plumbing, roof, insulation, grounds. Three car garage plus addt’l parking.
I showed this home when it was previously listed in 1998 (my client bought a Mediterranen beauty in Glendale’s Cumberland Heights neighborhood. The sellers purchased the home in 1998 for $1,235,000
MLS remarks from their purchase read: Magnificent Italian Villa. Private Gated Estate On Apprx 2/3ac Of Lush Grounds. Views Of City And Mountains. Old World Quality & Charm. Massive French Doors, Gourmet Kitchen. 3 Lg Bdrm Up+3 Baths, Bdrm & 2 Baths Down Fabulous Entertainment/Screening Room, Plus Family Rm & Bar. Unique & One Of Kind. Appt Only. 24hr Notice, Please.