4201 Mesa Vista Drive, La Cañada Flintridge
YEAR BUILT: 1948
LOT: 1.74 acres
INTERIOR: 6,142 square feet
AMENITIES: This Spanish-influenced contemporary residence boasts expansive mountain views, a 627-square-foot guesthouse, fountained courtyard garden, swimming pool, three-car garage and RV parking, and gym. The palatial primary suite is punctuated by a vaulted ceiling, fireplace, sizable dual closets, and spa-like bathroom with a freestanding tub and glass-enclosed shower.
WHAT SETS IT APART: The ultramodern kitchen is a gastronome’s dream, with Miele and Gaggenau appliances, breakfast bar, wine refrigerator, and generous center island. Effortless entertaining capabilities extend to the covered outdoor dining patio with built-in heaters and cabana kitchen with Kalamazoo and Perlick appliances.
INQUIRIES: $7.995 million; Thomas Atamian and Chris Gorvetzian, 4201mesavista.com
1161 Romney Drive, Pasadena
YEAR BUILT: 1962
LOT: 0.53 acres
INTERIOR: 3,323 square feet
AMENITIES: Floor-to-ceiling glass walls overlooking the backyard and surrounding greenery and 20-plus skylights make this home a shining, light-filled example of indoor-outdoor living.
WHAT SETS IT APART: Built by Buff and Hensman, the thoughtfully restored Saltman Residence has all the character of a post and beam—open spaces, walls of glass, and signature post and beam elements—with today’s modern conveniences.
INQUIRIES: $4.5 million; Katrina Webb, avenue8.com
431 Prospect Circle, South Pasadena
YEAR BUILT: 1926
LOT: 0.28 acres
INTERIOR: 5,170 square feet
AMENITIES: Features include a glass-faced wine cellar, office with two-story ceiling, second laundry room on the upper level, remodeled pool/spa, built-in outdoor kitchen, and detached one bedroom/one bathroom casita.
WHAT SETS IT APART: Built by J. W. Hershey and located in the distinguished Prospect Park neighborhood, this multilevel home is full of modern upgrades and custom details, including Douglas fir wood-beamed ceilings, handmade wrought-iron decorative doors, and a marbled trough sink in the primary bathroom.
INQUIRIES: $3.895 million; Michele Downing, compass.com
2391 Santa Rosa Avenue, Altadena
YEAR BUILT: 1922
LOT: 0.62 acres
INTERIOR: 4,024 square feet
AMENITIES: There’s no shortage of room to spread out with a detached 527-square-foot guesthouse with a kitchen, 663-square-foot finished basement, and sprawling grounds that include a pond and numerous patios for gathering and lounging.
WHAT SETS IT APART: Sited on over one-half acre on the famed Christmas Tree Lane, this Italian Revival is filled with old-world craftsmanship details, including coved ceilings, original wrought-iron hardware, leaded glass built-ins, soaring Palladian windows, and custom-milled doors.
INQUIRIES: $2.649 million; Dhari Thein, dppre.com