Price Reduction
280 S Orange Grove Boulevard Pasadena, CA
$ 4,333,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#P14710
  • TypeContingent
  • CityPasadena
  • AreaPasadena
  • NeighborhoodNot Applicable
  • Zip91105
  • StyleCraftsman
  • Price$ 4,333,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage5845
  • Lot Size0.45 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Norma Mardelli with Coldwell Banker Realty - (818) 400-3794
Data Source:
I-Tech MLS - 227 - CA
Property Description

The Bella N. Scofield house, designed by famed architect Frederick L. Roehrig, is one of the largest remaining homes on Millionaire's Row. This home embodies the Prairie Style Craftsman architecture with strong horizontal lines, sweeping porches and wide overhanging eaves with decorative details. Bella has been meticulously updated and harkens back to it's original intended purpose - the perfect home for entertaining especially for The Rose Parade! Upon entering, you are immediately greeted by an impressive foyer with sight-lines into spacious, light-filled rooms framed by leaded-glass windows and original dentil crown moldings. The magnificent living room beckons you to gather in front of the fireplace. The family room (Conservatory), is enclosed by floor to ceiling windows topped by beautiful stained glass. Discerning design details of the kitchen include custom cabinetry, Calcutta-gold marble counters, island and top of the line Thermador appliances. The Butler's Pantry offers a walk-in wine cellar that holds over 300 bottles. The expansive dining room includes original crested stained glass adoring each windows. Upstairs discover four bedroom suites. The master suite includes a spacious sitting area in front of your own fireplace, large walk-in custom closet, en-suite bathroom with Carrera Marble floors and counters and a soaking tub. Each of the other large bedrooms include their own walk-in closet and bathroom. The finished attic is a vast space with 3 sleeping bunks, sitting area, office space and storage. The basement has been transformed into an incredible gym complete with wall-to-wall Regupol Aktivlok rubber gym flooring, mirrors and space for multiple pieces of work out equipment. This unique property offers a separate, recently updated guest house complete with living room, kitchen, bedroom, walk in closet, full bathroom with dual vanity, Murphy bed, washer & dryer and private outdoor space. The stunning backyard features a custom-built outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven, grill, fire pit, salt water pool with Spa, Baja Shelf and fountains. 75 ft. palms serve as the backdrop to complete the quintessential picture of Southern California serenity. Some of the other features of this magnificent estate include: Plex plumbing throughout, updated electrical, original Mahogany wood floors, tankless water heaters, double windows, earthquake retrofitted, electric gate, single car garage and expansive parking. Bella is a true architectural landmark!

Price History
5/13/2021 Listed $4,898,000
7/13/2021 5% - $4,658,000
11/8/2021 7% - $4,333,000

General Features

Appliances 6 Burner Stove, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Range Hood, Tankless Water Heater
Architectural Style Craftsman
Community Features Street Lights, Sidewalks, Urban
Cooling Central Air
Facing Direction West
Flooring Wood
Garage Spaces 1
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Central
Interior Features Balcony, Multiple Staircases, Open Floorplan, Wired for Data, Wired for Sound, Attic, Entrance Foyer, Walk-In Pantry, Wine Cellar, Walk-In Closet(s)
Levels Three Or More
Listing Agent Norma Mardelli - BRE#01477249
Listing Agent State License 01477249
Lot Size Square Feet 19407
MLS Area 647 - Pasadena (SW)
Other Structures Guest House
Patio/Porch Features Concrete
Pool Features Heated, In Ground, Salt Water
Private Pool Yes
Property Sub Type Additional Single Family Residence
Property SubType Single Family Residence
Property Type Residential
Security Features Prewired, Security Gate
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer, Other, Septic Type Unknown
Spa Features In Ground
Special Listing Conditions Standard
Status Active Under Contract
Structure Type House
Subdivision Name Not Applicable
Terms Cash to New Loan, Conventional
View None
Virtual Tour
Virtual Tour

Interior Features

Air Conditioning Y/N Yes
Common Walls No Common Walls
Fireplace Features Living Room, Master Bedroom
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Heating Y/N Yes
Laundry Features Laundry Room
Living Area 5845
Main Level Bathrooms 1
Total Baths 6
Total Bedrooms 5
Window Features Stained Glass

Exterior Features

Lot Size Acres 0.45
Lot Size Area 19407
Lot Size Units Square Feet
Parking Features Driveway, Garage, Garage Door Opener, Gated, Private
Spa Yes
Total Parking 1
Water Source Public

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Exercise Room
Family Room
Family Room
Living Room
Master Bedroom
Wine Cellar


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Contingent Average in 91105

AVG $2.2M
AVG 48
Year Built
AVG 1958
AVG 35
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