Michael Maltzan-Designed Modern Compound Reduced to $8.8M in La Crescenta, California
$8,800,000 | Built 1954 | 5 Beds | 5 Baths | 5.71 Acres
3947 Markridge Rd, La Crescenta, CA 91214
Offering a main residence designed by award-winning architect Michael Maltzan and an original 1953 Midcentury Modern home designed by esteemed architect Richard Neutra, this 5.71-acre property has been reduced to $8.8 million in Tujunga, California. Listing details: Exceptional Architectural compound offering total hilltop privacy. This stunning pair of pedigreed properties occupy an extraordinary 5.7 acre curated succulent garden. The original structure was built by Richard Neutra FAIA for his secretary, Dorothy Serulnic, in 1953. The 1,350 square foot floor plan features 2 bedrooms, one bath, walls of glass, a bear valley stone fireplace, and a plethora of Neutra designed built-ins, including a sofa system with a record player and concealed speakers, multiple desks, shelving systems, dining room table, sliding breakfast nook and vanity. This pristine architectural masterpiece opens to a flat grassy pad with spectacular mountain and city skyline views throughout.
Nearly half a century later, award-winning architect Michael Maltzan was commissioned to build the main residence. His unique design is anchored by a 7 sided structure with an interior courtyard. A sensational 875-foot addition was completed by the noteworthy architect in 2021. The entire structure has breathtaking mountain and city skyline views. The heavenly primary suite with curvilinear penny-tiled bathroom looks through the courtyard and onto the dramatic view. There is a smart office area, a cozy den, and a multitude of built-in storage throughout. The enormous Johnston Vidal lap pool is 50 feet long. The outdoor movie pavilion with windscreen and catering kitchen is the perfect place to entertain. A unique cabin designed and built by artist Peter Staley completes the unique compound. Just minutes away from DTLA, Pasadena, Los Feliz, and Silver Lake, this special compound offers peace and privacy like no other. This beautiful modern compound is on the market for $8.8 million with Sherri Rogers & Elisa Ritt of Compass Realty.
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