Master modernists Conrad Buff and Donald Hensman designed a contemporary home in Pasadena full of modernist architectural details.
Built in 1981, the home sits back from the street, behind a walled entry, on an expansive 29,303-square-foot lot located on a quiet, tree-lined cul-de-sac at 1405 Afton St in the coveted Linda Vista neighborhood.
The residence boasts many standout architectural features throughout its 5,150-square-feet of living space. Along with two-story windows, built-in cabinetry, and Saltillo tile (a feature also in the Paxson House), you’ll find, soaring vaulted ceilings and a tall wood-burning fireplace in the living room.
There’s a spacious kitchen with ample storage that opens onto the backyard, a den, and a library with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves offering views of the lushly landscaped front garden.
All five bedrooms are en-suite with the master featuring a private balcony overlooking the serene canopy of oak trees. The upstairs loft provides open space for lounging while the downstairs bedrooms offer privacy, away from the public spaces. And a bedroom downstairs, with its own private entrance and sitting room, makes for a great guest bedroom.
Filled with mature oak trees and lush greenery, the park-like grounds spread over a terraced backyard offers views at the very top of the lot reaching as far as the San Gabriel mountains.
Last sold in 1999 for $981,000, the home is listed for $2.479 million.
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Listing courtesy of Christopher Reisbeck – The Agency