Named 'La Casa Bonita' in 1922 by its world-renowned architect Myron Hunt.
Sale Price : $3,700,000
BEDROOMS : 5
BATHROOMS : 4.5
GARAGE: 2 Spaces
SQUARE FT : 5,433 sq. ft. | LOT : 0.79 acre lot
Named 'La Casa Bonita' in 1922 by its world-renowned architect Myron Hunt, this remarkable 5433 sq.ft. Spanish Revival estate is beautifully centered on a gated, private 33, 000 sq.ft. lot nestled in the desirable Meadow Grove neighborhood. With it's original details and architectural significance, the home has been awarded the Mills Act inclusion and has been improved with recent upgrades and period appropriate remodeling. One can enjoy modern living in a timeless setting. The property is surrounded by a mature and thoughtfully designed landscape with gardens that further captures the Myron Hunt aesthetic of a property in its entirety. Enter through the gated front path and into a lush courtyard garden with lawns and period fountain. A large covered front porch greets you with an original statement door and into this single story sprawling home.Tall ceilings and a thoughtful floor plan solidify Hunt's reputation as you make your way through the entry to a view of the back garden. An arched doorway greets you with a bright and airy dining room crowned with a beamed ceiling and walls of windows. Pass to the recently updated chef's kitchen and great room with powder bathroom, vaulted truss ceiling, massive soapstone island, breakfast built-in, closet pantry and bar.Top of the line appliances and finishes including 6- burner Wolf range and Miele refrigerator. Functional access to a basement from the kitchen with laundry and storage. An intimate private library with oak-paneled walls and built-in bookcases clearly presages Myron Hunt's later, 1925 design of the Pasadena Public Library's oak-paneled great hall. Enter through two original, intricate wrought-iron interior doors into the expansive 500 sq. ft formal living room with grand picture window, fireplace and original hand painted detailed ceiling. A perfectly placed sunroom tempts you as you make your way through to the bedroom wing of the home.From a wide and comfortable hallway, 5 bedrooms with built-in details, original stained glass windows and 4 baths open to a sunlit courtyard at the south end of the home.The primary bedroom suite offers space for reprieve with light-filled French doors to the patio and a newly updated bathroom. Additional flex space in finished full guest house makes the perfect at-home office. Live in the luxury of a bygone era while enjoying all the amenities of modern living.
Sold by Carey Haynes | COMPASS (818) 790-9900
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