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2174 Midlothian Drive
Altadena, CA 91001

Single Family
2 Half
2 Three Qtr
Sq. Ft.
Acre Lot
Courtesy: Veronica Paglia CalDRE: 00926931 - COMPASS
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Gracefully situated on the corner of Midlothian Drive and Midwick Drive with palm trees and a mountain backdrop is this spectacular single-level Japanese-inspired modern home. The home is highlighted by its simplicity and attention to detail and contemplative atmosphere.Features include five bedrooms, five baths, and a large office/den. One of the bedrooms is being utilized as a theater, and one is being used as a studio. The home's U-shaped focal point is the gorgeous courtyard that creates its own private oasis for you to escape and lounge in a zen patio completed by a red floating Japanese roof and a tranquil pond. There is also a saltwater pool in the back for refreshing dips. The kitchen, den, bedrooms, and hallway possess sliding doors harmoniously connecting the interior space to the exterior courtyard.Prepare to be stunned as you walk in through the oversized pivoting front door where you are greeted by rich Jatoba wood floors. Turning right you will enter the dramatic living room with an inset lighting design, floor-to-ceiling windows bathing the home in natural light, and looking over the gorgeous Japanese well-manicured gardens, which is a theme throughout the home. The cozy fireplace features a floating stone hearth and a built-in clock above. The living room is open to the dining room with a well-appointed Nelson Saucer pendant.On your way to the kitchen, you will find the large breakfast room highlighting another Nelson pendant plus a floor-to-ceiling window looking out to another gorgeous Japanese garden. The gourmet kitchen itself is large and open with an incredible amount of natural light and a huge island that houses a double sink, dishwasher, cabinets, breakfast bar, and trash compactor. The Thermador refrigerator and separate freezer are flush with the cabinets, other appliances include a Thermador double oven and 6-burner, griddle stovetop, a warming drawer, microwave, and wine refrigerator. The openness of the kitchen is extended by the sliding doors leading to the zen patio.Additional features and updates include copper plumbing, an entire house water filtration system by LifeSouce, and a sound system in the living room, kitchen, office, and outdoors. There are tankless water heaters, two HVAC units with 3 zones, and 3 Nest thermostats.The two-car finished garage includes an attached studio. There is a 26 panel 8.7 kw SunPower solar system with 3 Tesla PowerWall Batteries. The carport has a 240 volt car charging system.
Residential - Single Family, 1 Story
1 Full/2 Three-Qtr/2 Half
Los Angeles
0.6831 Acres
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