1661 E Mendocino Street

Altadena CA, 91001


$656.58 per sqft


6 Beds

6 Baths

5,023 sqft


Built in 1924

Listed by Michael Alfano with RE/MAX Unlimited Real Estate 714-990-4711

Pasadena's most famous architect Sylvanus Marston & his associates Van Pelt & Maybury were true to form when designing this architectural masterpiece. Owner just spent almost $140,000 up grading the electrical system and pipes You will be amazed at the intricate fine details and craftmanship of this stately mansion. The Altadena Town & Country Club is just a short walk away. The Balian ice cream family mansion is just few homes away. Our Batchelder fireplace with decorative tiles will take your breath way. The formal dining room complete with butler's pantry will not disappoint as the dining room can comfortably fit 36 people. This incredible estate has over two-thirds of an acre with a guest house, children's playhouse, 3 car garage, tennis court and a storage shed. If you're looking to build a granny unit or mother-in-law suite there is plenty of room just behind the gorgeous back yard patio perfect for a wedding reception or family party showcased by a beautiful rose garden House is not stucco but built from Gunite. Pools are made from Gunite! Tough Escape to your own back yard with its many special places to curl up and enjoy the peaceful sounds of the birds singing. Enjoy the koi pound just off the main living room at the private outdoor patio which would be perfect for afternoon teatime or an evening outdoor dinner. The kitchen has its own breakfast nook and spectacular breakfast counter bar. Most importantly there is a downstairs bedroom of good size with its own private full bathroom. The downstairs bedroom is easily accessible at the kitchen entrance or backyard patio entrance as there is a beautiful concrete paver entrance behind the ornate front gate to drive thru right up to the side door to make it easy to unload groceries, drop off kids and or park your autos behind the gorgeous gate. We have mentioned that there are 6 bedrooms but believe it or not it could be 9 bedrooms as we have a formal downstairs library with a walk-in closet directly across from the powder room. We also have 2 upstairs enclosed sleeping porches. 1 at the West Wing and the other just across the way from our jack & jill bedroom and full bath at the East Wing. This stately home features a giant basement with 2 access entrances. Store wine, cigars, vegetables and fruits or just use it for storage. The many additional features are exquisite with period piece lighting, interior GUNITE concrete walls, timeless stained glass & much more. Tons of space to park your cars!



May 25, 2023


November 9, 2023



1661 E Mendocino Street
Altadena CA, 91001

Interior Features

Total Stories



6 Beds


6 Baths

Interior Features

Built-in Features, Balcony, Ceramic Counters, Crown Molding, Granite Counters, High Ceilings, In-Law Floorplan, Living Room Deck Attached, Multiple Staircases, Open Floorplan, Pantry, Partially Furnished, Recessed Lighting, Storage, Tile Counters, Two Story Ceilings, Wood Product Walls, Bedroom on Main Level, Jack and Jill Bath, Main Level Primary, Multiple Primary Suites


6 Burner Stove, Double Oven, Dishwasher, Gas Cooktop, Disposal, Microwave, Refrigerator, Water Heater

Laundry Description

Laundry Closet

Floor Description

Tile, Vinyl, Wood



Fireplace Description

Living Room



Cooling Description

Central Air



Heating Description

Forced Air, Fireplace(s)

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size

0.68 acres

Exterior Features

Koi Pond, Rain Gutters, Brick Driveway, Concrete, Open, Patio, Porch

Lot Features

Back Yard, Drip Irrigation/Bubblers, Front Yard, Sprinklers In Rear, Sprinklers In Front, Landscaped, Sprinklers On Side

Architectual Style



Spanish Tile, Tile


Cesspool, Public Sewer

Other Property Details

Days on Market


Association Amenities

Foothills, Street Lights



Garage Spaces



Circular Driveway, Door-Multi, Driveway Level, Driveway, Garage, Garage Door Opener, Paved, Garage Faces Side

Parking Total




View Description

Hills, Orchard, Pond


Los Angeles

Water Source




Pool Features


Buyer Agency Compensation


Listing History





Price Change




Price Change



Listing Contact: 714-990-4711 

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