A single-story compound with authentic midcentury ranch design, breathtaking views, and dual parcels is looking for a new owner.
The property — which hasn’t changed hands in 40 years — is currently on the market asking $9.8 million, with The Agency’s Rita Whitney in charge of the listing.
Included in the price: a 1947-built home sporting an authentic midcentury adobe design along with the lot it sits on PLUS a second buildable parcel of land.
The plans for a second home have already been drawn for the property, according to agent Rita Whitney. Talking to Mansion Global, she said that “[Architectural firm] Buff, Smith & Hensman have drawn renderings and plans for that second lot.”
While any new additions would fall on the property’s future owners, we’ll focus instead on the charming structure that’s currently sitting on the 2.5-acre lot.
The house, which has been dubbed Casa Encantado (Spanish for charming home) dates back to 1947 and comes with 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, and 6,154 square feet of indoor living space.
Sitting on a quiet stretch in the prestigious South San Rafael district in Pasadena, Calif., Casa Encantado greets guests and residents with a long-covered patio.
Inside, tile floors lend an adobe feel to the midcentury home, while its walls of glass put the priceless view on full display.
This is best exemplified by the glass-walled living area (which also features an oversized fireplace) that opens up to views of the resort-like pool, spa, and lush gardens.
Other striking spaces include a wood-paneled library-office with a corner fireplace and a spacious kitchen with white cabinetry and stainless-steel appliances.
There’s also a guest house on the property offering an additional studio bedroom, bathroom, sitting area, and kitchenette.
And just in case the charm hasn’t rubbed off on you, this next addition might just do the trick: a treehouse — complete with a slide and porch — sits at the end of a wooden footbridge.
Taking advantage of its nature-filled location, the property comes with multiple outdoor deck spaces that overlooking sweeping mountain views.
An in-ground pool, raised gardening beds, patio spaces, and wandering paths complete the list of outdoor amenities.
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