Stunning Italianate Villa designed by noted architect Bob Ray Offenhauser, AIA; resting on almost an acre of private, gated land, this amazing view property is a world of peace & security within a short distance to downtown LA & the Burbank studios. Residence features: private master suite, located on the entire second level, accessed via elevator or staircase. 2 additional BR suites on the entry level. Enter the property through dramatic 2-story entrance hall with original Zuber hand painted wallpaper. Spectacular living room with oversized floor to ceiling glass doors provide sweeping vistas of Pasadena & San Gabriel Mountains. Beautiful formal dining room & light filled 'eat-in' gourmet kitchen with marble countertops, custom tile backsplash & walk-in pantry lead to service room and one of 2 garages.Set on the rim of the Arroyo, this retreat allows for relaxation, privacy & peace of mind in today's word. 'Resort' like grounds include: gated front motor court, planted gardens & specimen trees, private terraces, pool, spa, formal gardens & additional outdoor dining area. A brick staircase leads to lower fountain and formal gardens. A truly remarkable San Rafael estate that provides sanctuary & the best of So Cal living.