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Home of the Week: San Marino Treasure, on Market First Time in 57 Years

04/9/19  |   Laura Barton

The epitome of Spanish Colonial Revival elegance, the Filley Residence has had just two owners since its completion in 1927.

 
The epitome of Spanish Colonial Revival elegance, the Filley Residence has had just two owners since its completion in 1927 – both dedicated to sensitively preserving and enhancing its beauty.

 
Set in a coveted estate area of San Marino at 626 Chaucer Road, the home by noted architect Harold Bissner retains a wealth of original architectural details. They include colorful period tile, hardwood floors, period wrought iron details and light fixtures, built-in cabinets, decorative arches and a hand-crafted tile roof.

 
The gracious entry and dining room are floored in terra cotta.
 
The large living room has a hand-hewn beamed ceiling and French doors opening onto a covered patio overlooking formal gardens with boxwood hedges, roses and fountains.

 
A paneled den, powder room, kitchen, breakfast room and guest suite complete the ground floor.
 
Upstairs, the generous master suite is highlighted by a welcoming fireplace and a spacious, sunny balcony with exhilarating views of the mountains. Two additional bedrooms share a full bath.

 
The large, level lot, enhanced by mature trees and plantings, includes a three-car garage. Harold Bissner’s impeccable vision can still be seen in upscale residences and refined buildings throughout the San Marino/Pasadena area.

 
This is a unique opportunity to own a property created with exceptional craftsmanship and timeless romance. The home is listed by LeAnn Healy at $2,670,000.
 
 
 

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