STATELY MEDITERRANEAN ESTATE
1680 Lombardy Road, Pasadena
Offered at $6,500,000
Located in the prestigious Huntington Library area ½ block west of San Marino, sits this beautiful gated Mediterranean estate designed by renowned architect Robert Ainsworth in 1929. It has been extensively updated by interior designer Edward Turrentine with incredible detail combining the elegance of luxury and modern conveniences. The home offers nearly 7,000 square feet of premiere living space with an exceptional floor plan. Grand foyer with stunning chandelier leads to a gracious oversized and elegant living room enhanced by a dramatic fireplace and brass sconces. Light and airy music room accompanied by French doors showcase a lovely garden view. Handsome wood paneled library features a wall of built-in bookshelves, attractive brass and crystal light fixtures. A stunning powder room with Asian designed sink, marble counter and floor. Formal dining room opens to a charming breakfast room. The connecting butler’s pantry leads to a state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen featuring granite countertops, high-end appliances and an oversized island with casual dining seats. The adjoining family room features a massive stone fireplace and French doors opening to rear terraces and park like gardens. A ¾ bath is situated off of the family room.
The sweeping staircase leads to a spacious galleria, providing access to 6 family bedrooms and adjoining upper terraces. The lavish master suite has a large walk-in custom designed closet and the master bath features his & hers antique vanities, marble stall shower and tub. In addition, there are two en suite bedrooms and one bedroom with adjoining full bath. The 5th and 6th bedrooms are currently being used as a dressing room and an office.
Approx. 2,400 sq. ft. of additional space in the lower level includes a large laundry room, maid’s bedroom, game room, media room and storage areas.
Incredible outdoor spaces features 1st and 2nd floor wrap around terraces, covered patio with fireplace, a sparkling pool and spa, pool house with ¾ bath, wet bar and fireplace, two romantic arbors, BBQ station and professionally landscaped gardens.
Other highlights include close proximity to Cal Tech and Poly Tech, functioning elevator, 2 staircases, porte cochere and side entrance, full copper plumbing, upgraded electrical system, oversized 3- car garage, circular drive, automatic gates, security system, built-in sound system, 4-zoned air conditioning and 5-zone heating systems.
This is truly a gracious home for elegant living with a relaxed resort-style entertaining!