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355 S San Rafael Ave Pasadena, CA 91105
3 beds
4 baths
3,604 sq ft

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Letty Vermeulen

Letty Vermeulen

Founder/ Broker Associate

DRE# 01773473

Property Description

Enchanting 1930 Georgian-style Trophy Estate nestled behind an oak tree lined street located in the desirable San Rafael Hills neighborhood of Pasadena. Beyond the magnificent colonial facade this stately character home has undergone an exceptional million-dollar renovation seamlessly blending old world original charm with whimsical modern flair and sophistication. The meticulously owner-remodeled home features an open floor plan that flows from one room to the next with ease. The elegant living room features architectural designer light fixtures, stunning updated fireplace and classic floor to ceiling custom bookshelves. An airy breezeway drenched in natural light with double french doors adjoins the masterfully redesigned chefs kitchen complete with custom hood and range from La Cornue, Sub-Zero refrigerator, with custom marble kitchen island and countertops leading to a sunny breakfast room, inspired by London townhouse conservatories, which overlooks the pristine grassy backyard and inviting freshly tiled and re-plastered pool. Complete with an eclectic formal dining room and foyer this thoughtful 3 bedroom + 5 bath sanctuary is also sited on a spacious and private 13,125 SqFt lot, lending itself to the quintessential California indoor/outdoor lifestyle. Featured in the Los Angeles Times. Upgrades include: new roof, new electrical, new copper plumbing, new hvac, 2 units 8 zones, earthquake retrofitted foundation, new insulation, re-plastered and enforced structural integrity of the pool, saline pool, surround sound, custom design steel doors and windows, automated sky roof, 8 camera security system, converted garage into art room with central ac and sink, La Cornue Cornufe oven and hood and added attic access.

Property Details & Features

Property Type

  • Single Family Residence

Year Built

  • 1930

Appliances and Equipment

  • Alarm System
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Cable
  • Built-Ins
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Hood Fan
  • Gas Or Electric Dryer Hookup
  • Range/Oven
  • Refrigerator


  • 5.00 total bathrooms
  • 2 full bathrooms
  • 2 half bathrooms
  • 1 three quarter bathroom


  • 3 total bedrooms


  • 3,604 sq ft
  • Built in 1930
  • Levels: Two
  • Detached/No Common Walls
  • Architectural


  • Central


  • As Is

Exterior Features

  • Brick
  • Wood Siding


  • 2 fireplaces
  • Living Room
  • Master Bedroom


  • Hardwood
  • Marble
  • Stained Concrete
  • Mixed


  • Air Conditioned Garage
  • Attached
  • Converted Garage
  • Driveway
  • Private Garage


  • Forced Air

Home Owner’s Association

  • HOA Present

Interior Features

  • Basement


  • Laundry Area
  • On Upper Level
  • Room


  • Furnished: Unfurnished
  • LeaseOption: 0
  • ListDate: 2021-10-11
  • PricePerSqFt: $1,332
  • 8 days on market


  • County: Los Angeles
  • ListingArea: Pasadena SW
  • PlannedUrbanDev: 0


  • LotAcreage: 0.3013
  • LotSizeArea: 13,125
  • LotSizeDimensions: 76×173
  • Automatic Gate
  • Back Yard
  • Front Yard
  • Fenced Yard
  • Fenced
  • Exterior Security Lights
  • Curbs
  • Gutters
  • Lawn
  • Landscaped
  • Lot-Level/Flat
  • Street Lighting
  • Street Asphalt


  • TotalParking: 2


  • PoolYN: True
  • Black Bottom
  • In Ground
  • Heated
  • Permits
  • Pool Cover
  • Salt/Saline
  • Private


  • PropertySubType: Single Family Residence
  • ViewDescription: Trees/Woods
  • ViewYN: 1
  • Zoning: PSR4
  • Balcony
  • Full Copper Plumbing
  • French Doors
  • Energy Efficient
  • Sprinkler System
  • Rain Gutters

Additional Rooms

  • MaidsRoom: 0


  • Has spa
  • None

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