Janice Lee janicelee@bhhscal.com


2640 Melville Drive
San Marino, CA 91108


Situated on a generously sized lot in a quiet neighborhood, this beautifully maintained and updated traditional charmer, on its second owner and close to the renowned San Marino High School, is a true gem! The professionally landscaped front yard with a meandering brick walkway and colorful impatiens welcomes one to the front porch. The entry with hardwood floor sets the classic tone, and the wood flooring continues throughout. The inviting living room is anchored by a fireplace with an attractive mantel and brick surrounds. A bank of windows with plantation shutters offers a view of the lush front yard. Adjoining is the formal dining room featuring a sparkling chandelier and a window flanked by elegant built-in shelves and cabinets. Adjacent to the dining room is the efficient and updated kitchen with granite countertop, stone floorings, newer stainless steel hood, Kenmore Elite 5 burner stove/double oven, and a breakfast nook for casual dining. There is a laundry room conveniently located next to the kitchen. A ĺ bathroom with a newer frameless shower door and light fixture is centrally located for the convenience of guests. The heart of the home is the spacious family room with recessed lights and built-in shelves and cabinets. The highlight of this delightful space is the wall of ceiling to floor windows with picturesque view of the amazing backyard with a gated pool. A door from the family room to the back porch leads one to the outdoor patio area, which connects and extends the indoor/outdoor living. There are three bright and spacious bedrooms in the west wing, all with wonderful closet spaces and plantation shutters. The master bedroom has a view of the front yard and features a dressing area with a built-in vanity table and connects to the full hallway bath with a separate shower and tub. This bathroom has also been updated with a frameless shower door and newer light fixture. The rear bedroom has a view of the backyard and is furnished with a wall of wonderful storage spaces, including a closet with built-in drawers and a built-in desk with separate lighting. The spacious backyard has multiple zones: a grassy area and jungle gym; the BBQ area for outdoor dining & the copious vegetable garden; and the enticing pool with 2 changing rooms. Itís perfect for playing, relaxing, and year-round entertaining. Other features include custom interior & exterior paint, central heating & A/C system, central security alarm system, gated newer asphalt driveway, automatic sprinkler & drip systems and detached finished 2-car garage with extra large attic storage. This home sweet home exudes pride of ownership and is waiting for the lucky new owner to enjoy for years to come!

Type: Single Family Home
Rooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1.75
Square Feet: 2005 Sq. Ft. (*Measured)
Lot Size: 11,414 Sq. Ft. (**Per Public Records)
Age of Home: 1940

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