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700 Berkshire Avenue
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011


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Property Remarks

The Crown Jewel Estate of La Canada Flintridge and Pasadena Showcase House for 2016, this majestic home is believed to have been designed by noted architect Myron Hunt for Senator Flint. Originally known as the Dryborough Estate, the home was used in the 1976 movie W.C. Fields and Me and was also the Pasadena Showcase house in 1987. Completely renovated and updated and located on one of the most prestigious streets in La Caada, the Mission Revival Mansion is surrounded by just under 2 acres of park-like grounds, made up of three separate parcels, with a separate guest house, 4-car garage and a total of 18,190 square feet of living space. Details abound with elegant long hallways, original wood paneling, 6 magnificent fireplaces, large outdoor front porch and many balconies that enhance the 360-degree views. The home is surrounded by expansive and manicured park-like grounds, complete with sport court, putting green, rose gardens, fruit and palm trees, fountain, pond and horse corral.

Property Details

MLS#
316006115
Days on Market
360
Year Built
1918
Stories
4
Square Feet
18,190
Lot Size
1.98 Acres
Property Subtype
Single Family
Source of SqFt
Taped
Source of Lot Size
Other

Location

State
CA
Area
La Canada Flintridge (634)
County
Los Angeles

Schools

Elementary
La Canada Elementary
Senior High
La Canada High School

Presented By:

Tracy Samson
Pasadena CalBRE# 01976659 310.927.7471 mobile Contact Me Visit My Website

Listing provided courtesy of Timothy Durkovic , Dilbeck Real Estate


Exterior

Lot Acreage
1.98
Garage Spaces
4
Waterfront
No

Exterior Construction
Stucco
Pool
Private Pool
Patio Features
Covered
Covered Porch
Porch - Front
Roofing
Tile
View
Mountain View
Panoramic View
Trees/Woods View

Interior

Kitchen Features
Gourmet Kitchen
Granite Counters
Island
Bedroom Features
2 Master Bedrooms
Dressing Area
Main Floor Bedroom
Master Bedroom
Master Suite
Walkincloset
Bathroom Features
2 Master Baths
Bidet
Dual Entry (Jack & Jill) Bath
Granite
Linen Closet
Marble Shower
Powder Room
Remodeled
Steam Shower
Bathroom Count
7 Full Baths
3 Half Baths
Interior Features
2 Staircases
Basement
Beamed Ceiling(S)
Built-Ins
Cathedral-Vaulted Ceilings
Crown Moldings
Elevator
High Ceilings (9 Feet+)
Recessed Lighting
Additional Rooms
Dining Room
Master Bedroom
Den
Loft
Workshop
2nd Story Family Room
Art Studio
Attic
Basement
Den/Ofc
Entry
Family Room
Formal Entry
Guest Room
Guest-Maids Quarters
Gym/Exercise
Living Room
Office
Separate Family Room
Separate Maids Qtrs
Study
Utility
Walk In Pantry
Dressing Area
Study/Office
Two Masters
Walk-In Closet
Cooking Appliances
Built-In Bbq
Double Oven
Free Standing Gas
Gas/Electric Range
Microwave
Range Hood
Equip/Appliances
Dishwasher
Dryer
Washer
Garbage Disposal
Ice Maker
Refrigerator
Flooring
Hardwood
Marble
Stone
Fireplaces
Other
Laundry
In Kitchen
Individual Room

Additional Property Details

Guest House
Yes
Available for Lease
No
Horse Property
Yes
Maids
No

Style
Architectural
Lot Description
2-4 Lots
Automatic Gate
Back Yard
Exterior Security Lights
Fenced
Fenced Yard
Front Yard
Fully Fenced
Gutters
Horse Property
Lawn
Utilities Underground
Yard
Spa
Private Spa
AC/Cooling
Air Conditioning
Central A/C
Heating
Central Furnace
Sewer
Septic Tank
Parking
Garage Is Detached
Parking For Guests
Other Structural Features
Balcony
High Ceilings (9 Feet+)
Barbecue Private
Rain Gutters
Service Entrance
Green Living Features
Certification Rating
0.00

San Gabriel Valley

Blessed by mountain views, rich in history, and emboldened with plans for the future, Pasadena and nearby cities offer ample cultural and lifestyle opportunities. 

Pasadena has a wide variety of single-family homes for sale as well as condominiums, townhouses and apartments. Pasadena real estate can be classic, including many Craftsman, Tudor, and Spanish Revival homes but recent developments have also given the city a modern flair. From the quaint charmers of Bungalow Heaven to massive estate properties along Orange Grove Boulevard, Pasadena real estate truly offers a wide variety of options for any homebuyer.

La Cañada Flintridge is known for its exemplary schools and rests in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. This quiet community rich in small-town appeal is home to both elegant estates on large acreage as well as many single-family homes in tree-lined neighborhoods.

Surrounding areas include South Pasadena, San Marino, Altadena, Glendale, Sunland, Tujunga, La Crescenta, Montrose, Alhambra, and Sierra Madre. 

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