1199 Wentworth Ave, Pasadena
Located on one of the premiere streets in Pasadena’s historic Langham District, this stately home was built in 1916 by revered architects Marston & Van Pelt. Borrowing elements of American Colonial design, this beautiful home has fantastic curb appeal with a large welcoming front porch and multiple shutter clad windows.The property has been beautifully updated by the current owners with respect for the integrity of the original architecture.Entering the home you step into a grand foyer with an elegant carved wood staircase.The gracious living room centers on a large fireplace flanked by windows and gorgeous built-ins, one of which houses an original victrola.Handsome built in bookshelves and large windows and french doors with thick wooden surrounds give this room an air of grandeur. The beautiful dining room features gorgeous wood paneling and a bay window with a leaded glass design.Connected to the dining room is a butler’s pantry and a kitchen which were recently remodeled.The butlers pantry houses a second sink, a second dishwasher and built in storage.The kitchen is light and bright with a farmhouse sink, stone countertops, stainless steel appliances and a tumbled limestone floor. At the end of the hall there is a bedroom which features a built in murphy bed so that the space can function as a bedroom, an office/den and has an attached full bath..At the top of the main stairs there is an office/study nook built into the large landing.The spacious primary suite is surrounded by windows and centers on a pretty fireplace with a marble surround.The handsome bath features marble details, dual sinks,a stand alone tub and a large shower.The second bedroom is spacious and bright with french doors to a balcony and two built in closets.A large remodeled jack & jill bath connects to the third bedroom which features a bonus space that could be used as a playroom or study.The cheery fourth upstairs bedroom is ensuite with a remodeled full bath. Outside,the large flat lot encompasses an expansive lawn area with a fire pit seating area and is surrounded by old-growth trees.A large patio features dining area and a built-in barbeque area all covered by a large pergola.A permitted ten car garage (additional 1,889 sq ft!) provides an opportunity for a car collector or to be used as a flexible space/converted to alternative space.This gorgeous property blends the best of both worlds, quality old world materials and detailing with all of the modern updated amenities.