Welcome to this spectacular 2,701 square foot (measured - excluding basement) Mid Century Modern home that is perched high on a promontory point with sweeping city, mountain and sunset views. Designed by Scottish architect Ian Mackinlay, this three bedroom, three bathroom retreat with family room was built in 1963 by the original owner. Since then, the second, and current owners have lovingly restored and updated it throughout taking great care to highlight its architectural pedigree.
The residence invites you in to the spacious living room, with a vaulted beamed ceiling, that offers expansive windows, framing the breathtaking scenic views of Downtown Los Angeles and the San Gabriel mountains. The living room also features mahogany wood paneling, built-in glass fronted cabinetry, an off-set fireplace, rich wood floors and a wrap-around deck. The lower level family room has its own fireplace, an office area and a bonus work room all that steps out to a shaded, serene patio with fountain.
Surrounded by mature trees, the property sits on over half an acre and has numerous areas for quiet reflection. There are several welcoming landscaped seating areas, two with fire pits to warm you on chilly evenings. The house is sited is on a knoll up a private road. Don’t miss this incredible Altadena treasure.
1471 East Altadena Drive
Altadena, CA 91001