A Mediterranean Revival estate in Pomona's Ganesha Hills built in 1930 for Cora Armour, a prominent local resident, retains the trappings of an earlier elegance. Among custom details are high gable ceilings with original painted panels in the dining room, an apse that takes in the views of the valley and a motorized vehicle turntable in the oversized garage.
Location: 1300 Los Robles, Pomona 91768
Asking price: $1.285 million
Year built: 1930
House size: Four bedrooms, three full bathrooms with sitting rooms and two half-baths in 5,943 square feet
Lot size: 2.5 acres
Features: Oak parquet floors; limestone fireplace and window bays in the grand salon; butler's pantry; music room/library with fireplace, hidden bookshelves and secret passage; hobby room off the garage; saltwater pool; key-activated pool cover; spa; covered loggia; U-shaped central courtyard; gated driveway.
About the area: In the first half of the year, 116 single-family homes sold in the 91768 ZIP Code at a median price of $195,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 7.1% decrease from the median during the first half of 2010.
Listing agent: Linda Clinton, Century 21 Beachside in Upland, (909) 921-4244
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