2174 Melville Drive
$1,920,000

2174 Melville Drive

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,118 Sq.Ft.

Description

Rare chance to restore an architectural gem in San Marino. This 1928 Italianate Revival by noted architect G. Van Pelt, Jr. is ready to reclaim its glory. The two-story residence includes: 3 bedrooms + 3 baths, living room with fireplace, dining room, kitchen, laundry, detached garage set on a flat 11,700 square foot lot. The expansive rear gardens feature a brick patio and spacious lawn area with citrus and a majestic 150+ year old Oak. Featuring original wood flooring and original tile in the dining room and foyer that is said to be the same tile used in the San Gabriel Mission. This home has been in the same family for forty-six years. Now, a new owner will have the rare experience of bringing Van Pelt's vision back to life. This is an exciting opportunity to own land and restore a historic home in one of Los Angeles' loveliest and most exclusive neighborhoods while showcasing the vision of it's renowned architect.Van Pelt Jr. was one of Southern California's leading artistic interpreters of traditional Period Revival styles. He first came to the fore as a partner in the influential Pasadena architecture firm Marston Van Pelt & Maybury.

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Location

2174 Melville Drive, San Marino, CA 91108

Status

Sold

Property Amenities

Interior
Fireplace Decorative, Family Room
Flooring Tile, Wood
Total Bedrooms: 3
Full Bathrooms: 3
Area & Lot
Lot Area 11,700 Sq.Ft.
Living area 2,118 Sq.Ft.
MLS® ID P0-819001315
Year Built 1928
Type Residential
Status Sold
Exterior
Garage Space 2 garage spaces
Parking 2 total parking spaces
Finance
Sales Price $1,920,000

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