This Neutra-inspired modernist post and beam home is located in Pasadena’s prestigious San Rafael area. Originally designed in 1948 by the architectural firm of Charles Lindstrom, the home has since been remodeled to perfection.
Skylights abound, flooding the 2,422 square foot home with natural light. Nearly every room boasts large expanses of glass doors and windows, framing views of the prize-winning gardens, creating a serene indoor/outdoor feel that starts in the expertly designed and decorated living room, and flows into the Cynthia Bennett-designed kitchen. The light-filled dining room perfectly frames a view of the multi-level fountain sitting at the gated entry, designed by renowned Japanese landscape architect, Takeo Uesugi. Beautiful and unique custom cabinetry can be found throughout.
A spacious master suite on the first level offers a walk-in closet and a beautifully remodeled bathroom, featuring penny tiles and a steam shower. Glass walls and French doors lead to a private patio (one of many that can be found on all sides of the home) completing the Zen-like feel of the suite.
The original gardens, including two fully-functioning fountains, were designed by the famed mid-century landscape architect, Garret Eckbo (original plans are available). The gardens were refurbished in 2004 by the aforementioned Takeo Uesugi. Architecturally unique and sophisticated, this home and property is a true gem.