Pick of the Week

The design-centric real estate firm deasy/penner&partners has chosen 2101 Midlothian Drive as the Real Estate Pick of the Week.

Rarely does an estate of this character, quality and significance become available for purchase in Altadena. Beautifully sited on prestigious Midlothian Drive, this classic two-story Spanish Revival home was built in 1932 by Henry F. Lafler and — according to architectural historian Tim Gregory — may be attributed to Pasadena architect Harold Bissner.

Over its history, the property has been impeccably maintained, expanded and updated with great sensitivity to its architectural heritage and style. The property consists of a main residence with over 5,500 square feet and two full guest houses, all on lush, manicured grounds of almost three-quarters of an acre, with spectacular mountain views.

The main residence features a luxurious master suite complete with fireplace, private exercise room, walk-in closet and a gorgeous master bath with steam shower and spa tub. There are three additional bedrooms, all en-suite with remodeled bathrooms, tiled entry hall with sweeping staircase, step-down living room with fireplace, library with fireplace, private study with coffered ceiling and rich wood paneling, formal dining room, gourmet kitchen with butler’s and entertaining pantry, breakfast room with vaulted ceiling and walls of French doors, sewing and craft room, laundry room, and a family room with fireplace.

The first guest house offers views to the pool and gardens from an open floor plan with loft-style living and sleeping areas, full kitchenette, three-quarter bath and walk-in closet. The second guest house has a combination living/sleeping space, mini-kitchenette, three-quarter bath and walk-in closet.

The grounds feature a resort-style pool and stand-alone spa, beautiful outdoor kitchen with a pergola-covered dining area, three additional seating and entertaining areas, beautifully landscaped gardens plus a lawn area for playing, three-car finished garage with ample additional parking for guests, dog run, fruit orchard and grape arbors, and aviary previously used to train hunting falcons.

Be sure to schedule enough time to view this very special property!

Property Address

2101 Midlothian Drive, Altadena, CA 91001


$3,850, 000

Year Built




Listing Agent

Roland Wilhelm

CalBRE# 00976075

Mobile: (626) 533-8001

Fax: 626) 578-0520

Email: rwilhelm@deasypenner.com



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