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San Marino Area Single Family Home

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1780 Lombardy Road San Marino, CA 91108

7 Bed
9 Baths
12808 sqft
MLS# P1-16807
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New Price! This exceptional property, Gordon Kaufmann's notable Palladian masterpiece, is located in the Huntington Library estate area of San Marino. Surrounded by architecturally significant homes, the H. L. Thompson House is the epitome of Old World elegance from the 'Golden Age' of Southern California Architecture. A graceful motor court with fountain leads to an arched entry with imposing mahogany double doors opening to the impressive foyer with black and white marble tile floor and 12 foot ceiling; a spacious cloak room and a separate guest bath with mirrored ante room are adjacent. The great room with stately Italian black marble fireplace and ceiling painted by Giovanni Smeraldi is mansion scale as is the formal dining room with Zuber wallpaper, fireplace and splendid chandelier, both rooms with French doors to the loggia and garden. A handsome paneled library with fireplace and prohibition era hidden bar opens beyond the magnificent staircase. A generous butler's pantry / breakfast room and a spacious kitchen are conveniently placed; a large laundry room is nearby. There is an enclosed light-filled sun room across from the kitchen and formal dining room with family room potential. A small bedroom and bath, back stairs and a flower arranging room complete the first floor. Upstairs, are three large bedrooms with baths en suite including the primary suite which features a bright bedroom, a lady's dressing room and bath, a sitting room with fireplace, a bonus room and a gentleman's bath. There are three additional bedrooms and two baths. The sizeable basement consists of numerous rough rooms within the concrete, steel girdered foundation. One is currently mirrored to be an exercise room and another with walk-in safe has wine storage. An elevator runs between the basement and the first and second floors. There is a two car garage on the west side of the residence and a four car garage with chauffeur's bedroom and bath on the east. Guest quarters are above the four car garage consisting of a living room, kitchen, bedroom and bath. The gated property of over one level acre has mature plantings from the original landscaper, A. E. Hanson. A lovely pool and spa and a lighted north / south tennis court confirm that this special residence has all the components of a true estate. Property is sold 'As is'
Listing Courtesy of CRMLS / Coldwell Banker Realty / Catherine "Tink" Cheney
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San Marino Area Single Family Home

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1241 Winston Avenue San Marino, CA 91108

3 Bed
3 Baths
3284 sqft
MLS# P1-17237
COME CHECK OUT THIS 0.58 AC PROPERTY WITH A PRIMARY RESIDENCE AND GUEST HOUSE TOTALING 5 BEDROOMS, 4-1/4 BATHS! The primary 3,284 square foot single level traditional residence consists of 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, an internally accessed 231 square foot basement room and a 218 square foot exterior basement room. The 602 square foot guest house consists of 2 bedrooms, 1 bath an attached 4-car garage with a 167 square foot workshop and 1/4 bath. This 1942 property maintains its original character and privacy. It is sited on a landscaped knoll north of Huntington Drive with front access on Winston Ave and more private rear access via a public alley off Kenilworth Avenue. A gently meandering garden walk with broad tread flagstone steps provides a gradual approach to the gracious front entrance. A generous foyer opens to the public rooms on the left and the bedroom wing on the right. A grand living room is spacious with handsome fireplace and picture windows overlooking the gardens. An inviting library with fireplace is adjacent, also with garden view picture windows. The formal dining room has French doors to a lovely patio on one side and a large picture window with garden fountain views on the other. A breakfast room lined with china cabinets introduces the convenient kitchen with electric range, refrigerator, ample cabinetry, breakfast nook and separate laundry/mud room beyond. An attractive corridor with formal patio access and bright windows leads to the bedroom wing. The first bedroom in line, currently being used as an office, has 2 closets one of which is a walk-in dressing room. A large, shared bath separates the first bedroom from the primary which has attractive corner windows and a separate dressing room with ample closet space. One additional bedroom with bath en suite completes this wing. The property has abundant windows with views of the garden and mature plantings. With award winning San Marino Schools and a premier location, this first time on the market in 56 years residence is ready for a new chapter. Property sold 'as is.'
Listing Courtesy of CRMLS / Coldwell Banker Realty / Catherine "Tink" Cheney