Quintessential California Living Situated behind gates on just under 1-flat acre in the prestigious Caltech estate district of Pasadena sits this one-of-a-kind, fully renovated 6BR and 7BA hacienda-style Spanish Villa. Featuring a floor plan of 6,130 feet across the primary residence and the 2-story guest house, the meticulously designed renovation, with no expense spared, beautifully complements the professionally designed and executed grounds with a pool, spa, fireplace, BBQ, pickleball court, and extensive gardens.Showcasing remarkable attention to detail, including restored original architecture and materials, KP Design's Kristen Poole's addition of new period-appropriate fixtures and subtle upgrades exude a contemporary elegance while preserving the glamor of its storied past. The light-filled main house offers entertainment-ready public spaces on a grand scale, including a step-down living room with a dramatic wood-beamed ceiling, a dining room with direct access to a butler's pantry replete with amenities, a gourmet kitchen utilizing the finest of appliances and materials, and a family room capable of housing a billiard table, entertainment center and more. Hardwood flooring, French doors, wood-burning fireplaces, and extensive use of wrought iron, stone, and tile complement this extraordinary residence. Surrounded by gardens and grounds expertly created by Nord Eriksson of EPT Design and executed by WJ Landscape, a welcoming circular motor court leads to the estate's entrance. Numerous patios complement the curated gardens. The 2-story pool and guest house feature a kitchen with a center island, a TV and game room, a bedroom suite with a three-quarter bath, a laundry closet, and a second-story balcony with spacious seating overlooking the grounds. Framed by mature specimen trees of Oak, Olive, Palm, Sycamore, and Crape Myrtle in scale with striking architecture, the gardens are a tranquil haven blessed with areas both of sunshine and shade. Accessed by a porte-cochere, the detached garage features direct access to the guest house and back garden.
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Listing Agent: Rita Whitney
Listing Office: The Agency