Spanish Colonial Wallace Neff Located on Normandy Drive in Pasadena

1500 Normandy Drive, Pasadena, CA 91103

Friday, February 12, 2016 | 7:54 pm

Upon entering the gates to this private Wallace Neff enclave you are transported to a place of serenity and aesthetic rewards. Hailed as one of the most striking examples of Neff’s Spanish Colonial Revival style, the home was built in 1932 for CalTech scientist Clark B. Milikan, the son of Nobel Peace prizewinner and CalTech President Robert A. Milikan.

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The property offers commanding views including the Rose Bowl, Brookside Golf Course, the city of Pasadena and the majestic San Gabriel mountain range. The house is perfectly suited for family living and also offers prolific spaces for exquisite entertaining opportunities. Beamed ceilings, tiled and hardwood floors and ornate fireplaces speak to the home’s architectural provenance. It also bears a prominent outdoor fireplace, one of the architect’s signature features.

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The formal dining room easily seats 24, yet can also be adjusted host an intimate dinner for six. It sits adjacent to the magnificent living room with soaring ceilings and a double-sided fireplace opposite the grand terrace that offers extraordinary panoramic views and can handle an abundance of guests effortlessly. In addition to the grand living spaces, the home offers a beautifully remodeled kitchen retreat with white marble counter tops, Viking stove, Subzero refrigerator, two dishwashers, two sinks, a large family eat in area, adjoining family room with fireplace and private veranda and butler’s pantry.

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A dazzling loggia, media room, wine cellar, gym room and guest house by the pool with a bath and kitchenette help complete the story of this compound. This stunning hacienda sits on 2.15 acres of fully fenced grounds, which include more than 200 citrus trees, sprawling lawn vignettes, meandering pathways, several species of California trees and lovely flower gardens. The current owner has upgraded the home to today’s standards with new systems including HVAC, electrical, plumbing (all copper), pool resurfacing, full house sound system and high speed internet, all while maintaining the original character and architectural details.

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Points of Interest

6 Bedrooms
7 Bathrooms
9,008 Sq. Ft.

Offered at $5,950,000

For a virtual tour of the property visit www.1500NormandyDrive.com

Property Contact

Aason N. Alms
The Botsford Group
(626) 399-4696
aason.alms@thepartnerstrust.com
www.thepartnerstrust.com

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