1190 South El Molino Avenue, Pasadena
Situated behind a tall privacy hedge in the coveted Oak Knoll neighborhood just three blocks from the prestigious Langham Huntington Hotel, this stately two-story traditional home oozes curb appeal and pride of ownership. Attributed to noted architect Kenneth A. Gordon in 1912 and lovingly updated in recent years, this Pasadena treasure showcases a classic floor plan with gracious rooms, high ceilings, hardwood floors, deep crown moldings, French doors and tall windows overlooking lush garden and sparkling pool views.
A lovely front porch welcomes guests into a large foyer, a charming living room with fireplace and an elegant formal dining room, that opens to a wonderful terrace. The cook’s kitchen features Corian counter tops, built-in appliances, a walk-in pantry and an adjacent breakfast room with glass doors to a covered deck, perfect for alfresco dining. A downstairs bedroom suite serves well as a cozy den for relaxation. Gracing the roomy second floor are four spacious bedrooms with sunny balconies and two remodeled bathrooms.
Perfect for entertaining and outdoor enjoyment, the gated front lawn and the inviting rear pool area with darling studio and remodeled bathroom, offer opportunities for family fun and California living. Additional amenities include new central air conditioning (upstairs), copper plumbing, copper mainline from street, security system, custom front windows, two car garage with roll-up door, paver driveway, newer exterior stucco coat, composition roof and a California basement.
A short stroll to South Lake and Mission Street shops and restaurants, Langham Hotel, Lacy Park, Huntington Library Gardens, top local schools, Caltech, and with easy freeway access to downtown Los Angeles, studios and the West side, this exceptional home is a jewel in a premier estate neighborhood.