If you are in the market for a Pasadena luxury home, you might find this article of interest. Here are the 3 most expensive home sales in Pasadena for last month - April 2011.

The Most Expensive Pasadena Luxury Home Sale

Address:  2 Oak Knoll Terrace, Pasadena California

Sales Price:  $7,500,000

2 Oak Knoll Terrace

Located on a private street adjacent to the prestigious Langham Huntington Hotel, this gated estate offers tremendous potential to an imaginative, creative buyer. Comprising a magnificent 10,000+sf Colonial home plus a separate 23,000sf private art gallery, the stately residences sit on 2.45 private of lush grounds. Designed by renowned architects Myron Hunt & expanded by Gordon Kaufmann, the main residence features a center hall floorplan with grand public rooms, library, pub, nine bedrooms and a finished 2000sf basement. French doors open to a wonderful terrace and backyard with inviting pool, garden pavillion & changing rooms. Meander along a scenic garden path and you will encounter an amazing art gallery, designed in 1973 by Ladd & Kelsey, with a 2-story domed atrium, grand display rooms, plus guest quarters with kitchen facilities.

Listed by Coldwell Banker Realty

Second Highest Home Sale in Pasadena

Address:  1080 South Oak Knoll Avenue

Sales Price:  $2,200,000

1080 S Oak Knoll 

This handsome gated estate benefits from the privacy of the magnificent tree-lined back garden setting. The stylish entry opens to the light filled public rooms that flow to a spacious outdoor terrace. The main level features an elegant living room w/ fireplace & French doors to the terrace, a spacious formal dining room & an adjacent sun room. The updated gourmet kitchen has granite counter tops & a large breakfast area. On the right of the entrance are a delightful bedroom & bath, the beautiful master suite w/ updated bath & the main staircase to the lower level. The downstairs features a large library/family room w/ fireplace. This floor also features a 2nd master suite w/ full bath, 2 bedrooms w/ a shared bath, a humidor & several large storage areas. The California basement offers an area ideal for wine storage. The lovely terraced garden has mature plantings & paths that descend to a large flat lawn area, a patio or outdoor stage & a charming pond.

Listed by Coldwell Banker Realty

3rd Most Expensive Home Sale in Pasadena

Address:  541 Fremont Drive

Sales Price:  $1,583,000

Originally listed at $1,375,000, this home sold at 115.13% of list price!  Goes to show you that architecturally significant homes in Pasadena are very much in demand!

3 most expensive home sale in Pasadena

The Mello Residence. Buff, Straub & Hensman, 1956. A virtually unaltered single level mid-century post and beam residence set upon the plateau of Pasadena's central arroyo with spectacular views and private access into Brookside Park.

Listed by Sotheby's International Realty


READ MORE:  Pasadena real estate update 2012 – see luxury home sales.

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