2115 Melville Drive, San Marino, CA 91108
This stately 1928 Monterey Colonial, designed by noted architect Garrett Van Pelt, Jr., is located on a wide street with a beautiful tree canopy in the heart of San Marino, central to schools, Lacy Park and the Huntington Library and Art Gallery. Large, comfortable public rooms with an abundance of sunlight, showcase French doors leading to the rear patio and pool area filled with olive, avocado, kumquat, lemon, orange and tangerine trees. The first floor includes a formal LR with fireplace, formal DR, and an updated Kitchen/Breakfast room that opens to the bright and sunny Family room. In addition, there is a hall full bath and a spacious Library with wall to wall bookshelves and pocket doors. Upstairs is the lovely primary suite with a large bathroom, roomy walk in closet, a fireplace, and a balcony overlooking the beautiful and lush backyard. There are two additional bedrooms that share a hall bath and a 4th en suite bedroom with a window seat, perfect for guests. Additional features include custom bookshelves throughout, crown molding, arched doorways, French doors, leaded glass windows, and original wide plank oak floors. This wonderful home, located in the award winning San Marino school district, is designed for both grand-scale entertaining and comfortable family living.