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Architectural Mediterranean Estate
US $13,700,000
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  • 4 bedrooms
  • 6 bathrooms
  • Tennis Courts
  • Gated
  • A/C
  • Central A/C
  • BBQ
  • Gardens
  • Guest House
  • Balcony / Lanai
  • 3 Fireplaces
  • Hardwood
  • 5 + Car Garage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Security System
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Level
Property description
Architectural Masterpiece Gated Monterey Colonial Estate Designed By Kirkland Cutter in 1929 replicating the classic lines of the first California State House in Monterey. Located in the Estate Area of Pasadena adjacent to the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens. Situated on 1.72 Acres (approx.) of manicured grounds with a lighted tennis court, putting green, pool and spa, and rose garden. The main residence measures 9,670 square feet (approx.) beautifully renovated and updated. There is also a guest house 823 square feet (approx.) with its own garage, a pool house with 445 square feet (approx.), and a caretaker's apartment with 917 square feet (approx.) A four car garage with workshop and a separate one car garage with workshop.Downstairs is a dramatic living room with high ceilings, marble fireplace and French doors to a private patio with a fountain and to beautifully landscaped grounds. A handsome paneled Library with a fireplace and an elegant powder room for guests are off the main hallway. The commanding dining room with fireplace, crown moldings and French doors to an adjacent patio. There are silver closets and hidden storage for serving pieces. The butlers pantry and kitchen look out to the tennis court, updated appliances with Sub-Zero built-in refrigerator, Viking cooktop, Miele dishwasher and pantry closet. A beautiful breakfast room is filled with windows and light. There is a second powder room. The large comfortable family room is off the kitchen.
The basement has large finished storage rooms and a 370 square foot (approx.) wine cellar. Upstairs there are four bedrooms. The master suite is private with dual baths, a tasteful office and beautiful mountain views. There is also a large upstairs laundry room. Outside is a 400 AMP electrical vault, copper gutters, a second large laundry room, tranquility everywhere, a complete resort. A truly unique opportunity to have one of Pasadena's finest estates.
History : Kirkland Cutter designed this Classic Estate for Walden Willar Shaw , a wealthy Chicago Auto dealer. He founded the Yellow Cab Company and went on to be a well-known Philanthropist. Upon his death the property was sold to Henry Braun who was the CEO of C F Braun & Company a global leader in the engineering and construction of refineries and Chemical plants. Henry served as Trustee Emeritus of the Huntington Hospital. Orel Hershiser purchased the home from the Braun Estate. Hershiser was a very successful pitcher for the dodgers and led the Dodgers to many championships. He went on to be a Broadcaster for

1585 Orlando Road, Pasadena, California, United States
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