1895 Seymour Locke-Designed Shingle Style Cottage Sells for $5.8M in Pasadena, California
SOLD | Built 1895 | 5,908 Sq. Ft. | 4 Beds | 5.5+ Baths | 0.63 Acres
325 S Grand Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105
Designed by architect Seymour Locke and built in 1895, this 5,908 square foot shingle style Hamptons-inspired home has sold for $5.8 million in Pasadena, California. Listing details: Designed by noted architect Seymour Locke in 1895, this spectacular shingled Hamptons-style home has recently undergone a complete restoration and renovation – beautifully retaining its architectural splendor while integrating all of the modern systems and amenities of the 21st century. Located in one of the most historic neighborhoods in southwest Pasadena and on a street that is lined with impressive architectural residences, the home sits on 3/4+/- of an acre with expansive views of the Arroyo Seco. The first floor features a generous front porch, grand foyer with curving staircase, large formal entertaining rooms, multiple fireplaces, hardwood floors, detailed moldings, French doors leading out to various patios, a gourmet kitchen with a semi-circular, glassed-roof conservatory, two powder rooms, a 3/4 bath, and a finished two-car garage with built-in storage, EV charging outlets, recessed lighting, ceiling fans, laundry area and sink.
Upstairs are four spacious and light-filled bedrooms – all ensuite and with lovely views. There is also a spacious wood-paneled bonus room that can be used for a media room or home office space. The meticulous renovation befitting this grand property also includes solar panels, an all-house water softening system, 14 KW generator, and finished basement. With close proximity to many of the city’s private schools, Old Town Pasadena, and the Norton Simon Museum, this iconic Pasadena estate is ready for its close-up. The property was on the market for $5.98 million with Gretchen Seager of Sotheby’s International Realty. Buyer represented by Ted Clark & Heather Lillard of COMPASS.