114 Los Altos Drive Pasadena, CA 91105
Listing Courtesy of: CRMLS / Coldwell Banker Realty / Carol Chua - Contact:  (626) 688-2448

  114 Los Altos Drive Pasadena, CA 91105

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The 1920s was the Golden Age for Southern California architecture and an era of unprecedented wealth, where opulent mansions were built in spectacular locations. Famed architect Wallace Neff created one such masterpiece in1928, The Charles H Thorne House, an exceptional Spanish Colonial revival for the chairman of retail giant Montgomery Ward. Perched on a majestic 1.7-acre view knoll overlooking the San Gabriel Mountains & Valley, this magnificent estate sits on a private gated lane in the exclusive Los Altos neighborhood, across from Annandale Golf Club & minutes from DTLA & the West side. Lovingly restored by its owners of 50 years, Neff masterfully crafted this lavish view home around a romantic central courtyard with flowering bougainvillea & fountain, inspired by the Mission San Juan Capistrano. With its thick arched walls, intricate grillwork, carved doors, ornate fixtures & patterned tiles, this gated oasis features a versatile floorplan with grand public rooms, 3 fireplaces, a stunning LR boasting 20' tall beamed ceilings, a dramatic DR, cozy den. comfortable library, spacious chef's kitchen, ten BRs, remodeled BAs, refinished wood floors, newer HVAC, copper plumbing, guest quarters & much more. Enjoy breathtaking views of glorious sunrises, sunsets & changing vistas from this magical oasis! Featured in several books & publications, and eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places, this treasured Wallace Neff gem awaits its next lucky custodian.

MLS #:
Lot Size
1.69 acres
Single-Family Home
Year Built
Mediterranean, Spanish, Custom, Other
Panoramic, Canyon, Neighborhood, Valley, Courtyard, Landmark, Mountain(s), City Lights, Trees/Woods, Bridge(s)
Los Angeles County

Listed By

Carol Chua, DRE #00908699 CA, Coldwell Banker Realty, Contact: (626) 688-2448
Last checked Jul 22 2024 at 7:02 AM GMT+0000
Bathroom Details
  • Full Bathrooms: 6
  • 3/4 Bathrooms: 2
  • Half Bathrooms: 2
  • 1/4 Bathrooms: 2
Interior Features
  • Recessed Lighting
  • Laundry: Inside
  • Pantry
  • Balcony
  • Wine Cellar
  • Attic
  • Built-In Features
  • High Ceilings
  • Dishwasher
  • Barbecue
  • Refrigerator
  • Dryer
  • Washer
  • Windows: Screens
  • Windows: Atrium
  • Storage
  • Beamed Ceilings
  • Bedroom on Main Level
  • Multiple Staircases
  • Laundry: Laundry Room
  • Double Oven
  • Range Hood
  • Free-Standing Range
  • Gas Range
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Tankless Water Heater
  • Entrance Foyer
  • In-Law Floorplan
  • Windows: Custom Covering(s)
  • Windows: Wood Frames
  • Dressing Area
  • Utility Room
  • Walk-In Pantry
  • Sump Pump
  • Primary Suite
  • Main Level Primary
  • Multiple Primary Suites
Lot Information
  • Landscaped
  • Yard
  • Lawn
  • Secluded
  • Sprinkler System
  • Garden
  • Trees
  • Cul-De-Sac
  • Front Yard
  • Back Yard
  • Near Park
  • Rectangular Lot
  • Sloped Down
  • Lot Over 40000 Sqft
  • Street Level
Property Features
  • Fireplace: Den
  • Fireplace: Living Room
  • Fireplace: Gas Starter
  • Fireplace: Raised Hearth
  • Fireplace: Primary Bedroom
  • Foundation: Raised
  • Foundation: Concrete Perimeter
Heating and Cooling
  • Zoned
  • Central
  • Forced Air
  • Central Air
Basement Information
  • Unfinished
  • Sump Pump
Homeowners Association Information
  • Dues: $4500
  • Wood
  • Tile
  • Concrete
Exterior Features
  • Roof: Spanish Tile
Utility Information
  • Utilities: Water Source: Public, Natural Gas Connected, Electricity Connected, Water Connected, Sewer Connected, Cable Available
  • Sewer: Public Sewer, Sewer Tap Paid
  • Driveway
  • Gated
  • Garage
  • Covered
  • Gravel
  • Storage
  • Circular Driveway
  • Door-Multi
  • Garage Faces Side
  • Rv Access/Parking
  • One Space
  • Side by Side
  • Community Structure
  • Driveway Level
  • On Site
  • Controlled Entrance
  • Electric Gate
  • Porte-Cochere
  • 2
Living Area
  • 10,082 sqft
Additional Listing Info
  • Buyer Brokerage Commission: 2.000
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