From a 1907 Craftsman foursquare in South Pasadena to a modern architectural stocked with eco-friendly upgrades in the prestigious Oak Knoll neighborhood, DPP’s featured Pasadena listings embrace both the classical and the most modern elements of design. Regardless of your architectural taste, DPP has something for anyone looking to experience all that Pasadena has to offer.
Custom Contemporary Oasis | Built in 2008
1869 Kaweah Drive | $1,999,500
Welcome to Three Oaks, lovingly named by its owners for the trio of majestic trees that anchor the property and provide the focus and inspiration around which the house was built. Designed by Leonardo d’Anconia for his family use, the home has never before been open to the public and it has belonged only to its original owners. Understated and private from the street, the 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom contemporary home in the San Rafael Hills unfolds as it descends the slope, slowly opening up to a series of private courts, decks, and patios that create a sequence of stunning moments throughout the entire property, each more charming and unexpected than the one before.
The Lavender House | Built in 1907
1104 Hope Street | $1,565,000
Nestled in the historic City of Trees, known as South Pasadena, you’ll find this stunning single-story classic American foursquare with timeless character and intact architectural details offering a touch of romance and charm. Upon entry, you’ll find a blend of Australian modern aesthetic and English traditional style with high ceilings, elegantly exposed beams, and wood molding in gloss white that creates an architectural feel. A dreamy sun-filled open-plan expanse greets you with an original bay window in the living space that is equally suited to elegant entertaining or relaxation, enhanced by an updated kitchen with a farmhouse apron sink, and stainless steel appliances, and an intimate dining experience.
Historic Tennis Court Estate | Built in 1924
560 South San Rafael Avenue | $5,500,000
Graciously set back from renowned South San Rafael Avenue and sited to capture arresting views of the San Gabriels beyond, this sophisticated Mediterranean with cues of Regency style from a 1940s enhancement awaits only its fifth owner. Nearly three-quarters of a flat acre of sweeping grassy lawn, north/south tennis court, swimmers’ pool with bar cabana, changing bathroom, and patio loggia – as well as a circular motor court for diplomatic entry — all set the stage for palatial entertaining.
Oak Knoll Architectural | Built in 2009
561 Woodland Road | $6,800,000
Located in Pasadena’s prestigious Oak Knoll area, this thoughtfully designed contemporary home is the perfect venue for large-scale entertaining. Step into the light-infused living room with 22’ vaulted ceilings that extend seamlessly into the private backyard. The space flows into the grand dining room with a dual-sided fireplace and spills into the gourmet kitchen with a 17’ marble waterfall island and Sub-Zero/Viking appliances. Relax in the privacy of the second-level media room. The separate guest house includes the comforts of a kitchenette and bathroom with a shower. Newly updated efficiency features include, drought-tolerant landscaping with drip system, tankless water heater, whole house solar power, tinted windows/skylights, and LED lighting. Designed for quintessential California living, enjoy the heated pool/spa, fire pit, outdoor shower, alfresco dining area with heat lamps, and architectural lighting design.
The Grove At Ambassador Gardens | Built in 2015
196 South Orange Grove Boulevard, 204 | $2,895,000
The Grove at Ambassador Gardens offers an unmatched Pasadena living experience from its breathtaking grounds, state-of-the-art amenities, and gorgeous architectural design. Built in 2015 as the second phase of the Ambassador Gardens residences, The Grove is distinguished for its amazing views of the famous Fowler Gardens and its award-winning California-Spanish style. The sprawling floor plan covering 3,295 square feet opens from the foyer and flows throughout this single-level condominium gracefully. This home offers both formal and informal living and entertaining options from the open concept great room and kitchen with dual fireplace to the den and dining space.