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1435 Linda Ridge Road, Pasadena
$2,495,000

Sculptural in design, this Mid-Century is clad in glass and redwood with an arresting roofline and an open flow of the public spaces. The home showcases Mortimer “Tim” Matthews clear and striking style. A partner in the Pulliam& Matthews architectural firm, Mr. Matthews built this one-owner home in 1965 for his family. Sited on a private peninsula in West Pasadena’s Linda Vista Hills to take full advantage of the awe inspiring panoramic views. With over three-quarters of an acre, the setting is extraordinary, private and serene. There is a large flat garden, multiple patio areas, a pool and spa.

The home offers contemporary sophistication on a humane scale, the seamless transition of the indoor /outdoor spaces simply embody the California lifestyle. Every room has sliding glass doors to the patios, pool and gardens. The master bedroom suite is in a wing of the house unto itself with his and her bathrooms and dressing areas, a fireplace and sweeping vistas. The additional bedrooms and baths are located in a separate wing, the possibilities are endless. Found throughout the house are custom crafted built-ins. Bookcases, shelves, desks and chest of drawers providing an exceptional amount of storage while enhancing the design use of each space.
This home is a classic, a true contribution to the American Modernism architecture of the 1960’s and like a piece of art it’s a one of a kind.

 

Additional Features
Designed by Mortimer Matthews in 1965
Lot Size : 37,960  square feet per assessor
Interior Living Space : 3770 square feet measured by R.E.S.T
Five Bedrooms , Four & One-Half Baths
Formal Dining Room with Built –in Buffets
Den with wet bar and rotating Fireplace
Master Suite w/ His & Hers Baths and Fireplace
Family Room
Recreation Room
Office
Central Vacuum System
Central Air & Heat
Pool and Spa
3-Car Carport and large motor court

 

Virginia Stever & Robin Stever
  300 W. COLORADO BOULEVARD
  PASADENA, CA 91105
  626 568 7285 Direct
  rstever@coldwellbanker.com
 
 
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