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$ 2,100,000

Pasadena Area Single Family Home


1234 El Mirador Drive Pasadena, CA 91103

5 Bed
5 Baths
3463 sqft
Enjoy the rich history of Pasadena in the heart of Linda Vista: El Mirador Ranch. A centerpiece of the area for nearly 100 years and resting on a large lot of more than 13,000sf is a magnificent 4-bedroom and 3-bath neo-classic main home designed by the noted firm of Marston, Van Pelt & Maybury. Atop the large two-story garage is an equally special 1-bedroom and 1-bath guest residence featuring treetop and mountain views and an artfully renovated kitchen and bath. Originally owned by George and Nellie Hoffman, the same family has lovingly cared for this unique estate for more than 50 years. Fronted by a grand formal porch, the remarkable home is replete with wonderful period details throughout. The main house features a large master suite, updated systems, central heat/AC, a robust EQ retrofit, a renovated kitchen, wonderful hardwood floors, two fireplaces, mountain views, a large 985sf basement and let's not forget a few “hidden” gems built into its architecture. The home’s rich past and authenticity are apparent in every room and reflect a quality and history that makes Pasadena such a special place to live. The over-sized garage features a great workspace, its own bathroom and a Tesla recharging station. Its park like, verdant grounds still nurture some of The Ranch's original avocado trees. The property may be eligible for Mills Act and its substantial tax savings. Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to own one of Pasadena's most important historic properties.
Listing Courtesy of CRMLS / Deasy Penner Podley Pasadena Granite / Todd Hays