896 Glen Oaks
Located in the exclusive Linda Vista neighborhood, this magnificent and gracious Spanish style view home, exudes memorable classic historic character designed by noteworthy architect J Wilmer Hershey. Many exquisite original details await, including; narrow plank hardwood floors, built-ins, arches, English Medmenham tiles and Philippine mahogany woodwork. The spacious living room is accented by beautiful fireplace, beamed ceiling and large windows offering spectacular vistas of the Arroyo Seco and San Gabriel Mountains. Directly off the living room are cozy office and library bonus rooms. A large formal dining room opens up with French Doors to an expansive view and romantic balcony, an ideal place to unwind.
A chic and authentically updated kitchen keeping with the true history of the property, graced with newer marble flooring and countertops conveniently located next to the expansive outdoor terrace with built in BBQ, fireplace and great open sunny spaces for relaxing and dining alfresco. This reverse floor plan offers very private lower living quarters. With a total of 5 bedrooms, 4 baths and laundry room. The master suite has a lovely dressing area and sitting room with views and makes an ideal office, exercise or nursery room. A private one-bedroom attached guest suite with a private entrance and its own bath and laundry area make perfect guest quarters. This home is equipped with central air and heat, ample storage, and a 2-car attached garage with direct access to the home. Conveniently located near Old Pasadena, the Rose Bowl, Brookside Park, with very easy freeway access.