1061 La Loma Road, Pasadena

Situated on a tree-lined street in the San Rafael estate neighborhood, this stately Mediterranean villa sits majestically on a landscaped knoll behind tall garden walls. Built in 1941 with attention to detail, this exceptional home is surrounded by beautifully-landscaped gardens and outdoor terraces. The flowing floorplan showcases public rooms with 10’10” high ceilings, hardwood floors, and French doors and large windows that capture natural light and lush greenery views.

A meandering pathway leads guests up to a lovely front porch and an inviting two-story foyer. A grand living room with French doors and a handsome fireplace opens to a formal dining room, creating perfect spaces for entertaining. An adjoining family room has large windows and French doors that lead to a terraced backyard and a romantic patio for alfresco dining. A spacious remodeled kitchen features granite counters, center island, walk-in pantry, stainless steel appliances and a breakfast nook.

Completing the main level is a cozy library with floor-to-ceiling book shelves, a huge den for watching television or as a spare bedroom, an attractive powder room, a laundry room and a private guest bedroom suite in the rear wing. Gracing the second floor are three comfortable bedrooms and two bathrooms, including a large master suite with two closets and pretty tree-top views.

Perfect for outdoor enjoyment and entertaining, the sprawling front lawn, cozy terraces and private rear yard, framed by mature trees, flowering vines and lush foliage, provide a myriad opportunities. Whether it be hosting a social event, playing ball, gardening or just curling up on a hammock, the possibilities are endless. Just a short jaunt to Old Town Pasadena’s shops and restaurants, Arroyo Seco biking and hiking trails, the Rose Bowl, golf courses, and with convenient freeway access to downtown LA, Burbank studios and the West side, this gated property is a treasure in a sought-after neighborhood.