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431 Prospect Circle
South Pasadena, California CA 91030-1745
Sold For: $3,800,000
Listing ID P1-11748
Status Closed
Sold Date 12/28/2022
Bedrooms 5
Full Baths 3
Total Baths 6
Partial Baths 3
Price/SqFt $753.38
SqFt 5,170
Acres 0.279
Year Built 1926

Property Description:

Built in 1926 by renowned architect, JW Hershey, this home has been lovingly maintained and extensively remodeled in 2006. The modern improvements emphasize the convenience for today's lifestyle. The expansive and gated front yard is ideal for outdoor play or peaceful relaxation under the mature Jacaranda tree. Formal entry opens to a breathtaking living room and elegant dining room each with their own stunning features such as Douglas Fir wood beamed ceilings, handmade rod iron decorative doors, and custom built-ins. Gourmet kitchen is centrally located and tastefully updated with all the amenities to create the perfect dining atmosphere. Main level is complete with a spacious family room, breakfast nook and powder bath with laundry. Upper level offers Master Suite, three additional bedrooms and convenient second laundry room. Tranquil master suite is a dreamy get-away with adjacent retreat, wood burning fireplace, solid wood built-in bookshelves and French door leading to a romantic balcony. Master bath offers a custom-made trough sink, steam shower and separate bath. Lower level boasts custom glass faced wine cellar, brilliant office with 2-story ceiling, bookcase wall and fireplace, abundance of storage, bath and bonus room. Backyard offers a newer pool/spa surrounded by built in outdoor kitchen, cabana and fireplace perfect for outdoor entertaining. Detached Casita features one bedroom, one full bath and is conveniently located near the main house. This luxurious estate home is situated in the prestigious and distinguished Prospect Park Neighborhood of South Pasadena. South Pasadena is known for its good public schools and has been designated and rated as California's Most Distinguished Blue Ribbon Schools, including all 3 Elementary Schools, Middle School and High School. Also, close to South Pasadena's award-winning Farmer's Market. This home is exceptional.

Primary Features

3/4 Baths: 2
County: Los Angeles
Half Baths: 1
Price/SqFt: 753.38
Property Sub Type: Single Family Residence
Property Type: Residential
Year Built: 1926


Appliances: yes
Appliances: Dishwasher, 6 Burner Stove, Warming Drawer, Tankless Water Heater, Microwave, Instant Hot Water, Gas Range, Double Oven, Built-In Range, Barbecue, Refrigerator
Basement: Finished
Bathrooms Full And Three Quarter: 5
Common Walls: No Common Walls
Cooling: yes
Cooling Type: Central Air, Dual
Eating Area: Breakfast Counter / Bar, Family Kitchen, Dining Room, Breakfast Nook
Fireplace: yes
Fireplace Features: Den, Outside, Patio, Master Retreat, Living Room, Library
Garage Spaces: 2
Heating: yes
Heating Type: Central
Inclusions: PLEASE Request Full List from Listing Agent
Interior Features: 2 Staircases, Wired for Sound, Wired for Data, Stone Counters, Pantry, Granite Counters, Copper Plumbing Partial, Balcony, Two Story Ceilings, Storage, Sump Pump, Recessed Lighting, High Ceilings, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Built-in Features, Beamed Ceilings
Laundry: yes
Laundry Features: Inside, Dryer Included, Washer Included, Stackable, Upper Level, Individual Room, In Closet
Levels: Three Or More
Living Area Source: Taped
Living Area Units: Square Feet
Main Level Bathrooms: 1
Room Bathroom Features: Double sinks in bath(s), Bathtub, Walk-in shower, Vanity area, Upgraded, Stone Counters, Soaking Tub, Separate tub and shower, Privacy toilet door, Exhaust fan(s), Dual shower heads (or Multiple), Double Sinks In Master Bath, Shower, Shower in Tub, Remodeled
Room Kitchen Features: Granite Counters, Built-in Trash/Recycling, Utility sink, Kitchen Open to Family Room, Stone Counters, Remodeled Kitchen, Kitchen Island
Room Type: Bonus Room, Master Suite, Master Bathroom, Laundry, Kitchen, All Bedrooms Up, Game Room, Walk-In Closet, Wine Cellar, Separate Family Room, Retreat, Office, Master Bedroom, Living Room, Library, Jack & Jill, Great Room, Guest/Maid's Quarters, Exercise Room, Formal Entry, Family Room, Entry, Dressing Area, Converted Bedroom, Center Hall
Spa: yes
Spa Features: In Ground
Stories Total: 3


Architectural Style: Spanish
Attached Garage: yes
Construction Materials: Stucco
Door Features: French Doors
Entry Location: Entry
Exterior Features: Barbecue Private, Sump Pump, Rain Gutters, Awning(s), Lighting
Fence: yes
Fencing: Wrought Iron, Excellent Condition
Foundation Details: Raised
Lot Features: Back Yard, Lot 10000-19999 Sqft, Up Slope from Street, Sprinkler System, Patio Home, Yard, Landscaped, Lawn, Front Yard
Lot Size Area: 12136
Lot Size Source: Public Records
Lot Size Square Feet: 12136
Other Structures: Guest House Detached, Storage
Parking: yes
Parking Features: Auto Driveway Gate, Gated, Driveway, Converted Garage
Parking Total: 2
Patio: yes
Patio And Porch Features: Front Porch, Cabana, Tile, Stone, Patio Open
Pool Features: Heated, In Ground
Private Pool: yes
Property Attached: no
Roof: Spanish Tile
Sewer: Public Sewer
Sprinklers: yes
View: no
View Type: None
Water Source: Public
Window Features: Bay Window(s), Roller Shields, Screens, Skylight(s), Double Pane Windows, Custom Covering


Country: US
Direction Faces: South
Elementary School: Arroyo Vista
Elementary School 2: ARRVIS
High School: South Pasadena
High School 2: SOUPAS
Middle/Junior School: South Pasadena
Middle/Junior School 2: SOUPAS
MLS Area Major: 658 - So. Pasadena
Neighborhood: Prospect Park


Assessment Type: None
Assessments: no
Association: no
Community Features: Biking, Hiking, Suburban, Street Lights, Sidewalks, Park, Horse Trails, Golf, Dog Park, Curbs
Days On Market: 42
Exclusions: Grand Piano(negotiable)
List Agent State License: 01046965
List Office State License: 01991628
Lot Size Units: Square Feet
Parcel Number: 5317034009
Property Condition: Updated/Remodeled
Security Features: Automatic Gate, Smoke Detector(s), Wired for Alarm System, Carbon Monoxide Detector(s)
Senior Community: no
Structure Type: House
Utilities: Electricity Connected, Water Connected, Sewer Connected
Year Built Source: Public Records


Land Lease: no
Lease Considered: no
Special Listing Conditions: Standard, Trust
Tax Lot: 2021
Tax Tract: 4164

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Derek Vaughan

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South Pasadena, CA 91030
Phone: 6264376800

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