Built in 1949 in Pasadena, California, the home was completely renovated and restored by its current owners.
A hacienda-style house in Pasadena, California that was designed by and built for Franklin Otis Booth Jr. in 1949 has come on the market for $2.995 million.
Booth, a former Los Angeles Times executive and great-grandson of Times Mirror Co. founder Gen. Harrison Gray Otis, was also an engineer, a philanthropist and an investor. He died in 2008 at age 84.
The home was completely renovated and restored by its current owners, according to listing agent Brent Chang of Compass.
“My sellers added newer rooms like the kitchen and bathrooms, but they tried keeping the common thread of the architecture throughout the house,” says Chang. “They kept the steel and lead windows, solid Douglas fir doors and antique fixtures; the wood-paneling was restored.”
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Built-ins in the library were reproduced using reclaimed oak, and three fireplaces were rebuilt. The kitchen was updated with a wine cooler, an eight-burner range and a marble-topped island. There are three bedrooms and three bathrooms in 3,321 square feet plus a 323-square-foot casita.
Drought-tolerant landscaping fills out the front and rear of the property. Also on the grounds is a swimming pool surrounded in brick.