415 South Grand is a beautiful example of classic Georgian Colonial Revival architecture with all of the hallmarks of Colonial design in its gracious proportions, understated elegance and symmetrical design.The home was built in 1930 by Reginald Johnson, one of California's most influential and notable architects.The property is located on beautiful South Grand Avenue, surrounded by historic and architecturally significant properties.From the street, a beautiful brick wall and tall iron gates create an impressive approach to the tree-lined drive leading to an entrance of a motor court and rose gardens,old growth trees and the welcoming brick facade of the home.The front door itself is embellished with a stone pediment and relief over the door, a pineapple, the symbol of welcome and hospitality.The elegant home is sited on over an acre and perched above the Arroyo Seco overlooking the Colorado Street Bridge.Entering the home one's eye is immediately drawn through the entry to the beautiful arched steel doors of the loggia which open out to an incredible covered patio, expansive lawn and the view.The gorgeous covered patio conjures old world elegance with the awning and lanterns suspended from a beautiful ironwork frame.The main level of the home includes the stately living room with a beautiful bay window, a fireplace and two sets of french doors leading out to the lush side garden.Off of the living room, a handsome paneled study with a black marble fireplace and french doors to the garden offers a wonderful sanctuary.The loggia and hallway connect to the exquisite dining room with a floor to ceiling bay window and an additional fireplace and a butlers pantry.Up the elegant staircase to the second floor we find all of the bedrooms.The main bedroom features two bathrooms, a very large walk in closet and beautiful views of the Arroyo.Three large bedrooms are en-suite, the fifth is currently used as a den. The large basement features a walk-in wine cellar, a large laundry area, a walk-in safe, a half bath and generous storageThe ivy covered pool house was built to mirror the main house's loggia with three sets of steel palladian doors.With a 3/4 bath, a storage room/closet, a sink and refrigerator, this 800 square foot space could be used in a multitude of ways.This gracious home offers a prime location, a large flat parcel and incredible sunset views.This is one of Pasadena's finest estates and is a once in a lifetime opportunity for the very fortunate buyer.
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Listing Agent Ted Clark
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