Home of the Week: Manor Del Mar on Pasadena’s Millionaire’s Row

Manor Del Mar at 359 W. Del Mar Blvd., Pasadena, is listed at $4.25 million.
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Built in the early 1900s for iron ore magnate Lewis J. Merritt, Manor Del Mar on Pasadena’s Millionaire’s Row recalls an era of unprecedented wealth and gracious living. Within the English-style exteriors are wood-clad rooms showcasing American and European Arts & Crafts details.

Location: 359 W. Del Mar Blvd., Pasadena 91105

Asking price: $4.25 million

Year built: 1908


Architect: William F. Thompson

House size: Six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, 8,909 square feet

Lot size: 30,200 square feet

Features: Formal entry, library, two family rooms, office, den, modernized kitchen, art studio, workshop, billiard room, basement storage rooms of 622 and 437 square feet not reflected in overall square footage, covered terraces, patios, outdoor dining space, koi pond, newly built 1,385-square-foot garage with two parking bays


About the area: Last year, 132 single-family homes sold in the 91105 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.175 million, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That was an 11.6% price increase from 2013.

Agents: Peter Martocchio and David Goldberg, Sotheby’s International Realty

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