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Listing 19 out of 81
$10,000,000 For Sale

1600 Fairmount Ave Avenue
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011

5 beds, 3 full, 7 partial baths | Single Family Home
10,409 sq ft; lot: 1.67 acres - MLS# 819002927
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Villa Elena is a magnificent historical treasure, tucked away seclusively among giant deodars in La Canada Flintridge. Easily accessible by the 2 and 210 freeways. Rich in history, this estate was built in 1929 by Welby H Hudson for Chauncey H Mckellips, a top JC Penney Executive. It was home for decades to the von Metternich family, of Austrian royal descent. Their family crest is embedded in the foyer's stained-glass window. This 5 Bed 10 Bath estate has been extensively renovated in 2017. Grand and Luxurious, this exquisite Spanish colonial estate blends harmoniously Spanish architecture with elegant and opulent French, Oriental interior living. This home features a grand foyer, formal living and family rooms, formal and casual dining rooms, updated kitchen, library, movie theatre, pool/spa, tennis court, guest quarters, new wool carpet, hardwood floor. Owner spared no expense in outdoor landscaping, creating an inviting outdoor area to entertain guests.


  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Single Family
  • Listing Status: Active
  • County/Area: Los Angeles County
  • Zip Code: 91011
  • Year Built: 1929
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: La Canada Flintridge (634)
  • School District: La Canada
  • Sq.Ft.: 10,409 sq ft
  • Style: Spanish Colonial
  • Stories: 2-Story
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Full Baths: 3
  • 3/4 Baths: 2
  • Half Baths: 5
  • Garage: 3-Car
  • Fireplace: See Fireplace Details
  • Lot Size: 1.67 acres
  • Baths: 10
  • Pool or Spa: In Ground Spa, Safety Fence, Waterfall, In Ground, Pool, Spa
  • View: Mountain View, Pool View, Tree Top View, Trees/Woods View, View
  • Zoning: LFR115000*
  • Agent License Number: 02081113
  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Dryer, Freezer, Garbage Disposal, Gas Dryer Hookup, Ice Maker, Refrigerator, Stackable W/D Hookup, Washer, Water Filter
  • Bathroom Features: Double Vanity(s), Granite, Remodeled, Shower and Tub
  • Bedroom Features: All Bedrooms Up, Master Suite, WalkInCloset
  • Builders Tract Code: Not Applicable - 1007242
  • City Code: 10000058876
  • Common Walls: Detached/No Common Walls
  • Cooking Appliances: Built-In BBQ, Cooktop - Gas, Double Oven, Microwave, Oven, Range Hood, Warmer Oven Drawer
  • Cooling Type: Central A/C, Zoned A/C
  • Direction Faces: Faces North
  • Doors: Double Door Entry, French Doors, Sliding Glass Door(s)
  • Eating Areas: Breakfast Counter / Bar, Breakfast Room, Dining Area, Formal Dining Rm
  • Exterior Construction: Plaster
  • Fence: Chain Link, Wrought Iron
  • Fireplace Details: Gas, Wood, Fire Pit, Family Room, Library, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Fireplace
  • Floor Material: Carpet, Hardwood, Marble, Stone
  • Foundation Details: Raised Foundation
  • Heating Fuel: Natural Gas
  • Heating Type: Forced Air
  • Inclusions: Some furniture
  • Interior Features: 2 Staircases, 9 Foot Ceilings, Basement, Beamed Ceiling(s), Built-Ins, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Dry Bar, Furnished, Pre-wired for high speed Data, High Ceilings (9 Feet+), Intercom, Laundry - Closet Stacked, Open Floor Plan, Pull Down Stairs to Attic, Storage Space, Pre-wired for surround sound, Track Lighting, Wainscotting, Wet Bar
  • Kitchen Features: Gourmet Kitchen, Granite Counters, Island, Open to Family Room, Pantry, Remodeled, Skylight(s)
  • Laundry Locations: Laundry Area, Laundry on Upper Level
  • Levels: Two Level
  • Lot Description: 2-4 Lots, Automatic Gate, Back Yard, Fenced, Fenced Yard, Front Yard, Fully Fenced, Gutters, Landscaped, Lawn, Sidewalks, Street Paved, Utilities Underground
  • Lot Location: Corner Lot, Park Nearby
  • Lot Size SQ FT: 72745
  • Lot Size Source: Landlord/Lessor/Seller
  • Other Structural Features: Balcony, Barbecue Private, Custom Built, High Ceilings (9 Feet+), Partial Copper Plumbing, Rain Gutters, Service Entrance
  • Other Structures: Shed
  • Parking Features: Auto Driveway Gate, Circular Driveway, Garage Door Opener
  • Parking Type: Garage - Three Door, Garage Is Attached, Parking for Guests, Parking Space
  • Patio Features: Covered, Patio Open, Porch - Rear, Tile
  • Playing Courts: Tennis Court Private
  • Roofing: Spanish Clay Tile
  • Rooms: Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Basement, BonusRoom, Den/Ofc, FamilyRoom, Formal Entry, Guest-Maids Quarters, Home Theatre, LivingRoom, Walk in Pantry, Billiard Room, Walk-In Closet
  • Security/Safety: Automatic Gate, Carbon Monoxide Detector(s), Closed Circuit TV, Fire and Smoke Detection System, Security System - Owned or Leased
  • Sewer: Sewer Bonds
  • Sprinklers: Drip System, Front, Rear, Sprinkler System, Sprinkler Timer
  • Square Footage Source: Seller
  • T VServices: Cable TV
  • Total Floors: 3
  • Total Garage Spaces: 3
  • Water: District/Public
  • Water Heater Features: Hot Water Circulator, Multi-Tank
  • Windows: Awning(s), Custom Window Covering, Drapes/Curtains, French/Mullioned Windows, Skylights
Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices California Properties, Iye Kang (CalBRE: 02081113)

Elizabeth Chaffe | 818-823-7465 | Contact Me
1115 Foothill Blvd - La Canada, CA 91011
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