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975 Orlando Road

San Marino, CA 91108
  • $21,500,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 64 days
  • ID#: P1-4134
$21,500,000
  • 6
    BEDS
  • 1.8
    ACRES
  • 8
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 10,811
    SQFT
  • $1,989
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1929
County:

School Information

Elementary School:

Description

The Mrs James Skinner House, Wallace Neff, FAIAAcclaimed as one of Wallace Neff's finest works, The Mrs James Skinner House is located on a flat 1.8 ac parcel in San Marino's prime Estates Area. Built in 1929 for a Chicago widow who's husband had been a founder of Sears Roebuck, and later owned by JB Van Nuys, this fully gated palatial estate is a prime example of the Italian Period Revival style. Overscaled and grand in design, the 6 BR/9BA house proclaims all the splendor and prominence of the pre-depression 'Golden Age' of architecture. Hand painted ceilings, marble floors, antique Baccarat crystal chandeliers, elaborate wrought iron balconies and banisters and a hand carved stone fountain accentuate the style and grace of the estate. Complementing these original characteristics, the property was extensively updated when it was the Pasadena Showcase House, which added modern conveniences and system upgrades. Together with 2BR guest-house, complete with full kitchen, 6-car garage, N/S lighted tennis court, 50 ft pool, formal gardens and front and rear auto gates, the Skinner House represents one of a few landmark estates in the San Marino / Pasadena area. *Detached 2BR Guesthouse w/full kitchen *Fully gated, automatic gates, front and rear *Partially finished basement with wine cellar *Chauffeur's quarters w/bath(currently gym) *50' lap pool w/automatic cover and spa *6-car garage w/bath *N/S lighted tennis court

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Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of 2021-06-13T11:37:26.74. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Go Gabby | RE/MAX Estate Properties. Licensed in the State of California, USA.
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975 Orlando Road San Marino, CA 91108

  • Price: $21,500,000
  • Status: Active
  • ID#: P1-4134
6
Beds
8
Baths
0
½ Baths
1.8
Acres
10,811
SQFT
$1,989
$/SQFT
1929
Built
Neighborhood:
Not Applicable
County:
Los Angeles
Area:
655 - San Marino
Elementary School:
Valentine
Property Description
The Mrs James Skinner House, Wallace Neff, FAIAAcclaimed as one of Wallace Neff's finest works, The Mrs James Skinner House is located on a flat 1.8 ac parcel in San Marino's prime Estates Area. Built in 1929 for a Chicago widow who's husband had been a founder of Sears Roebuck, and later owned by JB Van Nuys, this fully gated palatial estate is a prime example of the Italian Period Revival style. Overscaled and grand in design, the 6 BR/9BA house proclaims all the splendor and prominence of the pre-depression 'Golden Age' of architecture. Hand painted ceilings, marble floors, antique Baccarat crystal chandeliers, elaborate wrought iron balconies and banisters and a hand carved stone fountain accentuate the style and grace of the estate. Complementing these original characteristics, the property was extensively updated when it was the Pasadena Showcase House, which added modern conveniences and system upgrades. Together with 2BR guest-house, complete with full kitchen, 6-car garage, N/S lighted tennis court, 50 ft pool, formal gardens and front and rear auto gates, the Skinner House represents one of a few landmark estates in the San Marino / Pasadena area. *Detached 2BR Guesthouse w/full kitchen *Fully gated, automatic gates, front and rear *Partially finished basement with wine cellar *Chauffeur's quarters w/bath(currently gym) *50' lap pool w/automatic cover and spa *6-car garage w/bath *N/S lighted tennis court
Exterior Features

Attached Garage YN 1 Direction Faces East Fencing Security Other Structures Guest HouseTennis Court(S) Parking Total 6 Patio And Porch Features Covered Pool Features Gas HeatHeatedLapPrivate Pool Private YN Yes Property Attached YN No Sign On Property YN No Spa Features Private Spa YN Yes View None View YN No

Interior Features

Appliances BarbecueDishwasherFreezerGas CooktopGas OvenGas Water HeaterMicrowaveVented Exhaust Fan Basement YN Yes Common Walls No Common Walls Cooling Central Air Cooling YN Yes Fireplace Features DenDining RoomFamily RoomGasGuest AccommodationsLibraryLiving RoomMaster BedroomOutside Fireplace YN Yes Flooring Wood Heating CentralZoned Heating YN Yes Interior Features BalconyCoffered Ceiling(S)ElevatorHigh CeilingsMultiple StaircasesEntrance FoyerWine CellarWalk-In Closet(S)Workshop

Property Features

Common Interest None Community Features CurbsGutter(S)ParkStreet LightsSidewalks Garage YN Yes Land Lease YN No Laundry Features Laundry Room Lease Considered YN No Levels Two Listing Agreement Exclusive Right To Sell Listing Service Full Service Listing Terms Conventional Property Sub Type Single Family Residence Security Features Security SystemCarbon Monoxide Detector(S)Security GateKey Card EntrySmoke Detector(S)Security Lights Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Special Listing Conditions Standard Structure Type House Water Source Public

Listing provided courtesy of Brent Chang of Compass and Linda Chang of Compass


Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of 2021-06-13T11:37:26.74. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Go Gabby | RE/MAX Estate Properties. Licensed in the State of California, USA.
 
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