Janice Lee janicelee@bhhscal.com


550 Bradford Street
Pasadena, CA 91105


Located on a prestigious street in Southwest Pasadena, this idyllic colonial cottage is warm and inviting. Through the decades, the property has been expanded and updated to meet the needs of modern living and entertaining. The home is majestically poised above the street and hedged for privacy. Beyond the front door is a reception hall/foyer with coffered ceiling and beautiful hardwood floors that opens to the large living room. The living room features high ceilings, two sets of French doors that open to the front terrace, elegant moldings, and a stately fireplace. Also accessible from the foyer is a powder room and access to the light-filled kitchen/great room with three sets of French doors leading to the exquisitely manicured backyard. This wonderful kitchen/great room has ample space for both dining & sitting areas. The kitchen is thoughtfully designed with high-end appliances, including Bosch double ovens and dishwasher, Viking refrigerator and cooktop, and a built-in icemaker. Off the great room is a convertible den with a charming bay window with French doors and built-in bookshelves. The downstairs bedroom suite has two walls of windows, a French door to the front terrace, exceptional closet space, and a bath with double vanity. The second floor is a grand master suite with a large office/sitting room that features extensive built-ins, including a desk, file drawers, and many bookshelves. The bathroom has a generously sized shower and double vanity. Finally, the sleeping quarters have French doors that open to a Juliet balcony and both a walk-in closet and an entire wall of closets enough space to house a wardrobe for every season and every pair of shoes! The entire master suite looks out to the private rear garden and sparkling pool. The backyard is meant for entertaining, with a large trellised brick patio, perfectly positioned pool, and a sizeable pool house with vaulted ceiling, skylights, separate A/C system, walls of built-ins, bath, and wet bar. Additional features of the property include an alarm system, central heat and air conditioning, automatic sprinkler and drip system, and a long cement driveway with brick ribbons, automatic gate and a newer finished 2-car garage. This lovely home in a coveted location defines understated elegance and sophistication.

Type: Single Family Home
Rooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Square Feet: Main House: 2,160 Sq.Ft. Pool House: 417 Sq.Ft. (**Measured)
Lot Size: 11,585 Sq.Ft. (*Per Public Record)
Age of Home: 1890

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