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1561 Gaywood Drive

Altadena, CA 91001
  • $3,850,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 57 Days
  • ID#: AR24094835
$3,850,000
  • 5
    BEDS
  • 0.92
    ACRES
  • 5
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 5,200
    SQFT
  • $740
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1958
County:

School Ratings & Info

School District:
Listing Agent(s): Jan Greteman of Compass (626-355-2384)


Description

MID CENTURY MODERN ESTATEA rare architectural gem, this meticulously preserved 1958 mid-century modern estate offers a unique blend of history, innovative design, and luxurious living. This nearly one-acre estate is tucked away on a quiet cul-de-sac with just 11 other homes of the era. As the original and ONLY family to live here, the founder of Electro Music- Leslie Speakers, spared no expense crafting their perfect entertainers paradise.Recently updated with impeccable attention to detail, the 5 bedroom, 4 bath main residence has been refreshed and remodeled including new interior and exterior paint, new flooring, remodeled kitchen with Cafe' appliances, and renovated bathrooms, new HVAC systems, LED lighting and modern period fixtures. Imported Italian Terrazzo floors, 3 fireplaces, and extensive remodel updates make this true California living. The grounds are equally impressive with a north/south tennis court, pool with changing cabanas, exterior 3/4 bath, Japanese garden with new fountain, new landscaping. There are exterior buildings totaling 1116 feet that included a media room/ party room (possible ADU) and work room.You will even find construction blueprints from noted architect Marion J Varner, whose works include the Burbank Federal Building and City of Bell library.This incredible property blends vintage architecture with todays modern amenities in a ultra- private and serene setting perfect for entertainers, families, and those with an appreciation for iconic mid-century modern design.

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Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of 2024-07-25T00:29:28.307. 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 Lori Thompson | Coldwell Banker Realty. Licensed in the State of California, USA.
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1561 Gaywood Drive Altadena, CA 91001

  • Price: $3,850,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 57 Days
  • ID#: AR24094835
5
Beds
5
Baths
0
½ Baths
0.92
Acres
5,200
SQFT
$740
$/SQFT
1958
Built
Neighborhood:
604 - Altadena
County:
Los Angeles
Area:
604 - Altadena
School District:
Pasadena Unified
Property Description
MID CENTURY MODERN ESTATEA rare architectural gem, this meticulously preserved 1958 mid-century modern estate offers a unique blend of history, innovative design, and luxurious living. This nearly one-acre estate is tucked away on a quiet cul-de-sac with just 11 other homes of the era. As the original and ONLY family to live here, the founder of Electro Music- Leslie Speakers, spared no expense crafting their perfect entertainers paradise.Recently updated with impeccable attention to detail, the 5 bedroom, 4 bath main residence has been refreshed and remodeled including new interior and exterior paint, new flooring, remodeled kitchen with Cafe' appliances, and renovated bathrooms, new HVAC systems, LED lighting and modern period fixtures. Imported Italian Terrazzo floors, 3 fireplaces, and extensive remodel updates make this true California living. The grounds are equally impressive with a north/south tennis court, pool with changing cabanas, exterior 3/4 bath, Japanese garden with new fountain, new landscaping. There are exterior buildings totaling 1116 feet that included a media room/ party room (possible ADU) and work room.You will even find construction blueprints from noted architect Marion J Varner, whose works include the Burbank Federal Building and City of Bell library.This incredible property blends vintage architecture with todays modern amenities in a ultra- private and serene setting perfect for entertainers, families, and those with an appreciation for iconic mid-century modern design.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Mid-Century Modern Attached Garage YN No Direction Faces South Entry Level 1 Entry Location motor court Fencing Average Condition Lot Features 0-1 Unit/AcreCul-De-SacLot Over 40000 SqftLandscapedLevelSprinkler System Other Structures OutbuildingTennis Court(s)WorkshopCabana Parking Features Circular DrivewayDoor-MultiGaragePrivate Parking Total 3 Patio And Porch Features ConcreteCoveredDeckOpenPatio Pool Features In GroundPrivate Pool Private YN Yes Property Attached YN No Road Frontage Type City Street Road Surface Type Paved Roof Concrete Sign On Property YN Yes Spa Features None Spa YN No View Mountain(s)Peek-A-Boo View YN Yes

Interior Features

Appliances Convection OvenDouble OvenDishwasherDisposalGas RangeIce MakerMicrowaveRefrigeratorSelf Cleaning OvenWater To Refrigerator Basement Utility Basement YN Yes Common Walls No Common Walls Cooling Central Air Cooling YN Yes Door Features Service EntranceSliding Doors Fireplace Features Dining RoomFamily RoomLiving Room Fireplace YN Yes Heating Central Heating YN Yes Interior Features Wet BarBuilt-in FeaturesPantryQuartz CountersRecessed LightingStorageUnfurnishedAll Bedrooms DownBedroom on Main LevelMain Level PrimaryUtility RoomWalk-In Pantry Main Level Bathrooms 5 Main Level Bedrooms 5

Property Features

Additional Parcels YN No Association Fee 0 Association YN No Common Interest None Community Features CurbsFoothillsHikingMountainousNear National Forest Current Financing None Garage YN Yes Land Lease YN No Laundry Features Laundry Room Lease Considered YN No Levels One Listing Agreement Exclusive Right To Sell Listing Service Full Service Listing Terms CashCash to New LoanConventional New Construction YN No Possession Close Of Escrow Property Condition Turnkey Property Sub Type Single Family Residence Security Features PrewiredSecurity SystemCarbon Monoxide Detector(s)Fire Detection SystemSmoke Detector(s) Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Special Listing Conditions Standard Structure Type House Utilities Cable AvailableElectricity AvailableNatural Gas ConnectedSewer ConnectedWater Connected Water Source Private Zoning LCR120



Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of 2024-07-25T00:29:28.307. 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 Lori Thompson | Coldwell Banker Realty. Licensed in the State of California, USA.
 
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Listing Agent(s): Jan Greteman of Compass (626-355-2384)