654 E Mariposa Street

    Altadena, CA 91001
    • $3,200,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 240 days
    • ID#: 818001344
    UPDATED: 67 min ago
    $3,200,000
    • 9
      BEDS
    • 0.79
      ACRES
    • 4
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 6,938
      SQFT
    • $461
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1888
    County:

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    Description

    Frederick Roehrig, Architect. Built in 1888 for the great mapmaker Andrew McNally, its most important feature is intangible: the promise of a high-spirited life's adventure, like a chance to step into C.S. Lewis's Narnia. The elegance of this 22-room mansion is in the grand 12-foot-tall spaces; the clear heart vertical Douglas Fir wood paneling; a sunny, meandering butler's pantry; large, gracious bedrooms; the 24 working gas lamps, chandeliers, and wall sconces; and the massive windows allowing sunlight and cooling breezes from the mountains to flow through the house. A deep, old-fashioned wood porch wrapping the house provides play space in the rain and shade from the sun; a Victorian aviary and the world-famous 'Turkish Room' complete the property's unique character. Several rooms would be perfect as offices, including the round turret's top floor that presides over Altadena and Pasadena below. At least three sequences of rooms, including the former servants' wing, might lend themselves to private suites or even a separate apartment, including the potential conversion of the huge attic of the six-vehicle, 999-square-foot carriage house as guest quarters or the perfect musician's studio. Imagination, creativity, and livability are alive and awake here.

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    654 E Mariposa Street Altadena, CA 91001

    • Price: $3,200,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 67 min ago
    • ID#: 818001344
    9
    Beds
    4
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    0.79
    Acres
    6,938
    SQFT
    $461
    $/SQFT
    1888
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Altadena (604)
    County:
    Los Angeles
    Area:
    Altadena (604)
    Property Description
    Frederick Roehrig, Architect. Built in 1888 for the great mapmaker Andrew McNally, its most important feature is intangible: the promise of a high-spirited life's adventure, like a chance to step into C.S. Lewis's Narnia. The elegance of this 22-room mansion is in the grand 12-foot-tall spaces; the clear heart vertical Douglas Fir wood paneling; a sunny, meandering butler's pantry; large, gracious bedrooms; the 24 working gas lamps, chandeliers, and wall sconces; and the massive windows allowing sunlight and cooling breezes from the mountains to flow through the house. A deep, old-fashioned wood porch wrapping the house provides play space in the rain and shade from the sun; a Victorian aviary and the world-famous 'Turkish Room' complete the property's unique character. Several rooms would be perfect as offices, including the round turret's top floor that presides over Altadena and Pasadena below. At least three sequences of rooms, including the former servants' wing, might lend themselves to private suites or even a separate apartment, including the potential conversion of the huge attic of the six-vehicle, 999-square-foot carriage house as guest quarters or the perfect musician's studio. Imagination, creativity, and livability are alive and awake here.
    Exterior Features

    Building Structure Style ArchitecturalVictorian Common Walls Detached/No Common Walls Direction Faces Faces NorthFaces South Entry Floor Number 1 Exterior Construction Clapboard Foundation Details Raised Foundation Garage Spaces Total 3.0 Lot Description 2-4 LotsYard Other Structural Features BalconyCustom BuiltHigh Ceilings (9 Feet+) Parking Type Parking For Guests - OnsitePorte-CochereRv Possible Patio Features LanaiPorchPorch - Front Roofing Composition Shingle Unit Floor In Building 3 View Mountain ViewValley View

    Interior Features

    Bedroom Features 2 Master BedroomsAll Bedrooms Up Cooling Type None Fireplace Features Other Fireplace Fuel Wood Fireplace Rooms DiningFamily RoomGreat RoomKitchenLibraryLiving RoomMaster Bedroom Fireplace YN Yes Floor Material CarpetWood Under Carpet Heating Fuel Natural Gas Heating Type Other Interior Features 2 Staircases9 Foot CeilingsBasementBeamed Ceiling(S)Coffered Ceiling(S)Crown MoldingsHigh Ceilings (9 Feet+)Paneled WallsPlaster WallsStorage SpaceTwo Story CeilingsWainscotting Laundry Locations Laundry Area Levels Three Or More Levels Rooms Dining RoomMaster BedroomDenLibraryGreat RoomAtticBasementBonusroomCentral/Center HallDen/OfcEntryFamily RoomFormal EntryGuest-Maids QuartersLiving RoomOfficeSeparate Family RoomStudyWalk in PantryStudy/OfficeTwo Masters Total Floors 3

    Property Features

    Country United States Of America Cross Streets Santa Rosa Hoa YN N Land Lease Amount Per Year 0 Land Lease Type Fee Legal Disclosures Historical DesignationTrust/Conservatorship Listing Terms CashCash To New Loan Lot Size Source Public Records Possession Other Property Sub Type Single Family Special Conditions Standard Sale Square Footage Source Public Records Tax Mello Roos No Water Stock Company Will Consider Lease YN N Year Built Source Other Zoning Lcr110

    Listing provided courtesy of Matthew Berkley DRE#01305277 of Deasy/Penner & Partners and Scott Lander CA DRE# 01320741 of Deasy Penner & Partners.


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