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300 N San Rafael Avenue

Pasadena, CA 91105
  • $25,000,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 20 Days
  • ID#: P1-17498
UPDATED: 99 min ago
$25,000,000
  • 8
    BEDS
  • 3.39
    ACRES
  • 14
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 20,567
    SQFT
  • $1,216
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1997
County:

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Listing Agent(s): Brent Chang of COMPASS ((626) 205-4040) and Aaron Kirman of ()


Description

Roland and Margarita Hernandez House: Buff, Smith and Hensman, 1997.One of the largest private view estates in greater Pasadena, the Hernandez House sits on 3.4 acres in the prestigious San Rafael Hills. Fully gated and mostly level, the site provides sweeping views looking east over the historic Colorado St bridge and the city of Pasadena and dramatic mountain vistas to the north and east. Designed by the iconic and pioneering firm of Buff & Hensman in 1997 and expanded in 2002, the 8-BR suite and 14-BA main structure spans three levels of living space, purposefully designed for an organic relationship between lifestyle and site. Having evolved from true post and beam structures, the estate employs many of the contemporary innovations that would later define Buff & Hensman. The home was planned so all major areas are oriented towards the best views. 20' ceilings with sides of glass open to the rear yard, 'merging' with the surrounding environment. 60' pool is bisected by elevated limestone bridge, creating a lap pool and waterfall to the north and wider family pool with spa to the south. Large lawn leads to glass paneled 2BR/2BA guest house with kitchen and fireplace that can be completely opened to lawn and adjacent N/S lighted champion tennis court. Having first engaged Buff and Hensman to build their Pasadena home, the Hernandez's and architects then embarked on the most difficult task of locating and acquiring the ideal site that would not only complement, but integrate with, the living spaces imagined by the Hernandez. As arduous as it was to find the initial site, it was an intersection of planning and good fortune that allowed them to procure and expand to the adjacent 300 Los Altos Dr. parcel in 2002. A truly rare confluence of events that lead to the marriage of a significant architectural home to be perfectly oriented on an expansive, private site with boundless, unobstructed views. *FEATURES: *Entry-level: Entry, living room & great room w/20' ceilings, dining room, open: kitchen, family, & breakfast area, library, laundry, BD-suite, guest kitchen and guest suite, 2 Add'l BA's.*Upper: Primary suite w/2 BA's & 2/walk-in clsts, 4 Add'l BR-suites, study/BR-suite, office.*Lower: Wine, entertnmnt lounge w/BA, gym w/BA, sauna. *2-story, 8-car garage.*60' pool w/spa.*Lighted N/S tennis w/BA.*Glass-paneled 2BR/2BA w/kitchn guest house.*Fully gated w/2-automatic auto gates.*Viewing terrace.*Play area.*Add'l access from Los Altos.

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Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of 2024-05-24T07:36:32.063. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Rusnell Real Estate Group | Vista Sotheby's. Licensed in the State of California, USA.
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300 N San Rafael Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105

  • Price: $25,000,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 20 Days
  • Updated: 99 min ago
  • ID#: P1-17498
8
Beds
14
Baths
0
½ Baths
3.39
Acres
20,567
SQFT
$1,216
$/SQFT
1997
Built
Neighborhood:
645 - Pasadena (NW)
County:
Los Angeles
Area:
645 - Pasadena (NW)
Property Description
Roland and Margarita Hernandez House: Buff, Smith and Hensman, 1997.One of the largest private view estates in greater Pasadena, the Hernandez House sits on 3.4 acres in the prestigious San Rafael Hills. Fully gated and mostly level, the site provides sweeping views looking east over the historic Colorado St bridge and the city of Pasadena and dramatic mountain vistas to the north and east. Designed by the iconic and pioneering firm of Buff & Hensman in 1997 and expanded in 2002, the 8-BR suite and 14-BA main structure spans three levels of living space, purposefully designed for an organic relationship between lifestyle and site. Having evolved from true post and beam structures, the estate employs many of the contemporary innovations that would later define Buff & Hensman. The home was planned so all major areas are oriented towards the best views. 20' ceilings with sides of glass open to the rear yard, 'merging' with the surrounding environment. 60' pool is bisected by elevated limestone bridge, creating a lap pool and waterfall to the north and wider family pool with spa to the south. Large lawn leads to glass paneled 2BR/2BA guest house with kitchen and fireplace that can be completely opened to lawn and adjacent N/S lighted champion tennis court. Having first engaged Buff and Hensman to build their Pasadena home, the Hernandez's and architects then embarked on the most difficult task of locating and acquiring the ideal site that would not only complement, but integrate with, the living spaces imagined by the Hernandez. As arduous as it was to find the initial site, it was an intersection of planning and good fortune that allowed them to procure and expand to the adjacent 300 Los Altos Dr. parcel in 2002. A truly rare confluence of events that lead to the marriage of a significant architectural home to be perfectly oriented on an expansive, private site with boundless, unobstructed views. *FEATURES: *Entry-level: Entry, living room & great room w/20' ceilings, dining room, open: kitchen, family, & breakfast area, library, laundry, BD-suite, guest kitchen and guest suite, 2 Add'l BA's.*Upper: Primary suite w/2 BA's & 2/walk-in clsts, 4 Add'l BR-suites, study/BR-suite, office.*Lower: Wine, entertnmnt lounge w/BA, gym w/BA, sauna. *2-story, 8-car garage.*60' pool w/spa.*Lighted N/S tennis w/BA.*Glass-paneled 2BR/2BA w/kitchn guest house.*Fully gated w/2-automatic auto gates.*Viewing terrace.*Play area.*Add'l access from Los Altos.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style ContemporaryModern Attached Garage YN Yes Construction Materials Copper Plumbing Exterior Features BarbecueLighting Fencing GlassPrivacySecurity Horse Amenities Riding Trail Lot Features Back YardDrip Irrigation/BubblersFront YardGardenSprinklers In RearSprinklers In FrontLawnLandscapedNear ParkSecludedSprinklers TimerSprinklers On SideSprinkler System Other Structures Guest HouseStorageTennis Court(s) Parking Features Controlled EntranceDrivewayElectric GateGarageGarage Door OpenerGatedOversizedPrivateStorage Parking Total 20 Patio And Porch Features CoveredPatio Pool Features Gas HeatIn GroundLapPrivateWaterfall Pool Private YN Yes Property Attached YN No Spa Features HeatedIn GroundPrivate Spa YN Yes View Bridge(s)City LightsLandmarkMountain(s)NeighborhoodTrees/Woods View YN Yes

Interior Features

Appliances BarbecueDouble OvenDishwasherFreezerGas CooktopGas OvenGas Water HeaterHot Water CirculatorIce MakerMicrowaveRefrigeratorVented Exhaust FanWater To RefrigeratorWater HeaterWarming DrawerWater PurifierDryerWasher Basement Finished Basement YN Yes Common Walls No Common Walls Cooling Central AirZoned Cooling YN Yes Fireplace Features DenFamily RoomGreat RoomGuest AccommodationsLibraryLiving RoomPrimary BedroomOutside Fireplace YN Yes Flooring CarpetWood Heating Central Heating YN Yes Interior Features Wet BarCeiling Fan(s)High CeilingsMultiple StaircasesOpen FloorplanPantryPhone SystemRecessed LightingStorageSmart HomeTwo Story CeilingsWired for SoundBedroom on Main LevelDressing AreaPrimary SuiteWalk-In PantryWine CellarWalk-In Closet(s)Workshop Main Level Bathrooms 6 Main Level Bedrooms 2 Window Features Skylight(s)

Property Features

Additional Parcels YN Yes Association Amenities Other Association Fee 4822 Association Fee Frequency Annually Association YN Yes Common Interest None Community Features BikingCurbsDog ParkGolfGutter(s)Horse TrailsStable(s)MountainousStreet LightsPark Exclusions All artwork and sculptures/statuaryinterior and exterior. Garage YN Yes Land Lease YN No Laundry Features Laundry Room Lease Considered YN No Levels Three Or More Listing Agreement Exclusive Right To Sell Listing Service Full Service Listing Terms CashConventional Property Sub Type Single Family Residence Security Features PrewiredSecurity SystemClosed Circuit Camera(s)Carbon Monoxide Detector(s)Security GateKey Card EntrySmoke Detector(s)Security Lights Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Special Listing Conditions Standard Structure Type House Water Source Public



Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of 2024-05-24T07:36:32.063. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Rusnell Real Estate Group | Vista Sotheby's. Licensed in the State of California, USA.
 
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