Property Description 1275 Old Mill Road, San Marino, CA, 91108
Designed by noted architect, John Galbraith, this classic mid-century modern style estate on over 3/4 of an acre is well located on beautiful Old Mill Road in San Marino near Lacy Park. Set back off the street upon a gentle knoll with a gated driveway and hedged on all sides, one enters through a skylit atrium with mature palms through a large double door entry. The home is built around a central swimming pool with a fountain, broad, shaded decks, and chaise lounges. Full height glass doors surround the pool and provide direct access to every part of the house. Despite its abundant natural light, the house is very private. Wide doors, wide hallways, and high ceilings invite you in to relaxing comfort. The step-down formal living room features a tall fireplace and high ceilings, providing views overlooking the drive approach that rises to your home. Adjoining the living room is the front office library with walls of walnut paneling, and full height windows and doors, which lead to an adjacent patio. Kick off your shoes at the sitting room fireplace and look out on the pool. Enjoy a drink from the padded leather bar with its outdoor pass-through window. There is plenty of space to entertain and relax in this home. The kitchen and its breakfast area are sizable and adjacent to a light-filled formal dining room. In addition to a generous primary bedroom suite with high ceilings and pool views, the home has three en-suite bedrooms off of a wide central corridor. The rear of the house features an entertainment area that will be the envy of your friends and neighbors. It includes an impressive full-sized Enkeboll carved oak bar, family room, billiards room and handsome stairway. The leaded glass double doors open onto a grass field and private backyard. While most of the home is on one level, there is a spacious upstairs en-suite 5th bedroom with a large fireplace, balcony and a full bath w/ separate tub and steam shower. This space offers flexibility and privacy at the rear of the home; it could be used as a 2nd primary suite for multi-generational living or an amazing home office with views of the rear yard. The attached 2-car garage + storage space measures 719 SF. Add'l features include a newer roof, recent exterior painting, 3 fireplaces, built-ins throughout, and mature landscaping. The home features ample storage throughout, facilitating that neat, clean, mid-century modern look. You have arrived. Relax and enjoy this gracious setting.