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NFL’s Matt Kalil flips Pasadena estate for a profit

Spanning nearly two acres, the gated estate centers on a two-story home with Colonial and Craftsman vibes.
(Realtor.com)

Bought in March, sold by May; Matt Kalil’s stay in Pasadena was short but successful.

Just two months after spending $3.812 million on a 103-year-old home overlooking the Arroyo Seco, the NFL veteran and former USC standout has sold the place for $4.425 million, records show. That’s a profit of $613,000 for the offensive tackle.

Blending Colonial and Craftsman styles, the wood-clad home sits on a secluded, leafy lot tucked behind dramatic gates on nearly two acres. A circular driveway and large front lawn approach the home, which has five bedrooms and seven bathrooms in nearly 5,000 square feet.

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Pastel shades of pink, blue and yellow draw the eye in the living spaces including a library with built-in shelving, a yoga studio with a curved wall of windows and an updated kitchen. The biggest space is in the living room complete with wood walls, wood floors and a Craftsman fireplace.

Another fireplace anchors the master suite, which comes with dual walk-in closets and opens to an expansive second-story balcony. Down below, a column-lined patio leads to a grassy yard and swimming pool. Nooks and lounges across the grounds take in the Arroyo, the mountains and the Rose Bowl.

Kalil was selected to the Pro Bowl as a rookie after being drafted fourth overall in the 2012 draft by the Vikings. The 30-year-old also spent two seasons with the Panthers and signed with the Texans last year but was released before the start of the season.

He has a few different ties to Southern California. A native of Corona, he played football at Servite High School in Anaheim before becoming a first-team All-American at USC in 2011.

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Nate Poznick and Joshua Silva of HLS Realty held the listing.


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