Home of the Day: A Spanish Colonial Revival in Pasadena

Designed by architect Wallace Neff, this Spanish Colonial Revival home in Pasadena features beamed ceilings, ornate fireplaces and vibrant landscaping with hundreds of citrus trees. The house sits on 2.15 acres of fully fenced grounds and was originally built for Caltech scientist Clark Millikan, son of Nobel Prize winner Robert Millikan.

Location: 1500 Normandy Drive, Pasadena, 91103

Asking price: $5.95 million

Year built: 1932

Architect: Wallace Neff

House size: 9,008 square feet, six bedrooms, seven bathrooms

Lot size: 93,851 square feet

Features: Hardwood and tiled floors, outdoor fireplace, beamed ceilings, wine cellar, loggia, gym room, guest house by the pool, remodeled kitchen with white marble counter tops and adjoining family room with private veranda and fireplace.


About the area: In January, 11 single-family homes were sold in the 91103 ZIP code area at a median price of $515,000, according to CoreLogic. That was a 10.4% decrease from January 2015.

Agents: Aason Alms, Partners Trust Real Estate, (626) 399-4696.

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