This dramatic Spanish home in the heart of San Marino’s Mission District has been exquisitely restored with a decorator’s vision and touch. Each room brings forth the property’s original architectural purpose by offering an inviting blend of both formal and casual living, while showcasing the fine architectural features found in the most sought after classic Spanish homes. The dramatic formal entry features hardwood floors and a grand sweeping staircase. The living room has an imposing fireplace, handsome beamed ceilings and wide planked pegged wood floors. The beautiful picture window mimics arched doorways in the home. Pockets doors open to the outside covered living space. An oversized dining room easily accommodates formal dining for a large gathering, and the room has French doors opening to the front covered patio. Beautiful English linen drapery (benison) adorns the room. The kitchen is a cooks’ dream and has been designed with the flair of sophistication. The large stain grade Center Island and elegant counters are Calcutta Gold marble from Italy. Custom solid wood cabinets, beveled glass cabinetry with lighting, hand milled crown molding, and solid wood floors further enhance the home’s fine craftsmanship. Included is a Farmer’s porcelain sink, built in SubZero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher and a Viking 6 burner range and oven with a polished nickel/Newport Brass faucet. The dramatic polished nickel light fixture and recessed lighting as well as Grass cloth wall covering extending from the kitchen to the adjoining den have a pleasingly aesthetic appeal. A separate downstairs bedroom and remodeled bathroom features Walker Zanger tile, custom window treatments and hardwood floors. Upstairs features 3 large bedrooms and an additional room, perfect as a nursery or office. The master bedroom suite has been enhanced with extensive built in custom solid wood cabinetry and closets. The spacious master bathroom has been beautifully remodeled resembling a luxury hotel and features marble floors and marble sink.
To say the backyard is an entertainers delight is an understatement! Opening from the living room and the den, a large covered patio provides ideal outside living space during rain or shine! Beautiful paver tile flooring, ceiling fan and a built infrared heat lamp offer comfort in any season. Wired for cable TV this space is ideal for entertaining or watching your favorite movie or sporting event! Adjacent is a built in Viking BBQ area, and travertine stone and tile all lead to a beautiful salt water pool adorned with Sonoma tile recycled glass. There is a beautiful spa and 6 brass fountains on the side of the pool. There is a large outdoor built-in gas fireplace and spacious area for outdoor dining.