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1893 Kaweah Drive

Pasadena CA, 91105

$1,275,000


$883.58 per sqft

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3 Beds

2 Baths

1,443 sqft

Residential

Built in 1981

Listed by Michael Darling with COMPASS (626) 683-0777

This Pasadena pole and beam home of distinction in the San Rafael Hills is a rare find! Attributed to the multi-award winning design/build firm Pole Houses of California, founded by Gordon Steen in the 1970s, the unique design style quickly gained national and international acclaim. However, only a handful were constructed in Southern California. Inspired by the architecture of 16th century Japanese country homes, Steen interpreted the houses for Western living. With minimum excavation requirements and a cantilevered system of building, this design was well-suited to, and respectful of, hillside construction. The houses literally float over the terrain.This Pasadena property features many of Steen's signature design elements including a broad veranda that completely encircles the exterior, a marriage of rough and refined woods, 20 ft. high ceilings, numerous skylights and a unique venting system that promotes natural air circulation. The entrance level features a dramatic great room with stunning fireplace, an adjoining open kitchen, two main floor bedrooms and a bath. The staircase leads to a spacious ensuite primary bedroom and walk-in closet which occupies the entire loft.The current owner has thoughtfully updated the home with exquisite imported tiles, upgraded appliances and fixtures, added smart and energy-saving features(including paid solar panels,) and has further enhanced access and use of the exterior spaces without sacrificing the essence of the original home. As you stand in the midst of this adult treehouse, enjoy the calming aesthetic that has had enduring appeal throughout the decades.

P1-11776

MLS ID

October 25, 2022

Listed

April 5, 2024

Updated

Map

1893 Kaweah Drive
Pasadena CA, 91105

Interior Features

Total Stories

2


Bedrooms

3 Beds


Bathrooms

2 Baths


Interior Features

Primary Suite, Walk-In Closet(s)


Appliances

Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Gas Cooktop, Gas Oven


Laundry Description

Laundry Closet


Fireplace

Yes


Fireplace Description

Gas Starter, Living Room


Cooling

Yes


Cooling Description

Central Air


Heating

Yes


Heating Description

Forced Air

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size

0.16 Acres


Lot Features

Drip Irrigation/Bubblers, Sprinklers In Rear, Sprinklers In Front, Landscaped, Steep Slope, Sprinklers Timer, Sprinklers On Side, Sprinkler System


Sewer

Public Sewer

Other Property Details

Area Name

647 - Pasadena (SW)


Days on Market

42


Garage

Yes


Garage Spaces

2


Parking

Driveway


Parking Total

2


View

Yes


View Description

Hills, Trees/Woods


County

Los Angeles


Water Source

Public


Pool

No


Pool Features

None


Buyer Agency Compensation

2.5%

Listing Contact: (626) 683-0777 

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