487 West California Boulevard Pasadena
Offered at $1,880,000
The historic Wright House was originally designed by Louis DePuget and later added to by famed architect Henry Greene of Greene and Greene. Set back off of California Boulevard beyond a gated driveway, the home is located west of South Orange Grove in the desirable southwest Arroyo area. Reminiscent of an English country estate, the craftsman influenced home is full of original detail and charm. An impressive shingle and stucco facade welcomes you with beautiful brickwork leading to a front patio featuring a hedged rose garden, fountain and a gracious entertaining area that overlooks the expansive front lawn and mature landscaping.
The main floor features a beautiful living room and dining room, each with their own fireplace. Off of the living room there is a light filled office with built-in mahogany cabinets and a TV room with French doors that lead to the front patio. The spacious kitchen is light and bright with a beautiful bay window overlooking the backyard, pool and spa.
A craftsman detailed staircase leads to the second floor via a landing and family room surrounded with windows. There are four bedrooms and three baths, two en suite. The master bedroom features an enormous walk in closet and large master bath. Interesting architectural details abound in the bedrooms such as a fireplace in one and bay window in another. The backyard features an updated swimming pool, manicured lawn and a covered patio.
The home, built in 1910, is listed on the California Register of Historical Resources and qualifies for considerable tax relief under the Mills Act.