Last month the most expensive home sold in Pasadena was 1197 Arden Road. This 2016 estate was initially listed for $6,998,000 and sold for $6,490,000 in eighty-nine days. The builder purchased this luxury home in 2015 for $1,450,000. Meanwhile, he rebuilt and resided there until this sale.
MLS remarks read for 1197 Arden Road, Pasadena: Perfectly situated in the coveted estate neighborhood. Adjacent to Cal Tech and the renowned Huntington Library, this prestigious French estate was masterfully designed and meticulously built by one of the owners of Mur-Sol Builders for his private residence. Everything from the gorgeous French limestone front exterior to the ultra-private and serene backyard has been finished with exceptional craftsmanship and only the highest quality materials. This estate embodies every amenity one would hope for in a home. The sophisticated living room features beautiful French doors, detailed wood paneling, attractive windows, and an exquisite fireplace. The stunning state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with marble countertops and backsplash, a grand island, and high-end appliances.
Fully extend your living space with impressive lift and slide doors. That lead to the vaulted covered loggia with wood burning fireplace, Pennsylvania blue stone flooring, and custom built-ins with wet bar. The bright and expansive family room makes for the ideal gathering of family and friends. Complete with a gorgeous coffered ceiling, elegant fireplace, and additional sliding doors. That opens up to the tranquil outdoor dining area. The luxurious Master Suite is complete with two walk-in closets, a full wet bar, a sauna, and a soaking tub; all finished with beautiful marble. Enjoy California living at its finest in this picture-perfect backyard.
In addition to the covered patio and outdoor dining areas, enjoy the perfectly manicured grounds. That includes a sparkling pool, spa, turf putting green, and in-ground trampoline. Additional amenities and finishes include quarter-sawn hardwood floors, high-end lighting fixtures, wood paneling and moldings, Andersen architectural collection windows, and a reclaimed slate roof from Europe finished with copper gutters, trim, and accents. This estate embodies true quality, beauty, and architectural integrity.
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