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A One-of-a-Kind Estate in Pasadena’s South San Rafael Community

964 Hillside Terrace Pasadena CA home listing

962 Hillside Terrace in Pasadena was originally built in 1926. It is a classic Spanish Revival estate that seamlessly blends its historic architecture with modern amenities. It was once the home of famed car collector and NBC bandleader, Don Ricardo.

Perfect Location, Classic Design

This 5-bedroom, 6-bathroom home is located on a quiet street in the coveted South San Rafael community. The gated, wraparound driveway welcomes you with private access to the generous motor court and 6 garage spaces. The 2-story home offers 4,240 square feet of comfortable living space and the property includes an expansive, terraced yard. It is ideal for hosting large gatherings with luxurious covered dining spaces, room for a pool and an additional private gym space and studio.

Inside the home, the interior boasts an airy, open flow. The elegant entry leads to a spacious living room with a fireplace. Archways transition from the living room to the formal dining room and gourmet chef’s kitchen, which is artfully adorned with open-beam ceilings and vibrant tile accents. French doors in the kitchen open up to a cozy 620 square-foot covered outdoor living space anchored by a charming outdoor fireplace.

Living Features

The main level hosts the plush primary suite that features a large walk-in closet and travertine en-suite bath. Upstairs you will find ample accommodations for family and guests. There are three upstairs bedrooms (one ideal suited for a home office). There is also a fifth bedroom suite on the lower level with a separate entrance for guests or relatives.

Large windows throughout the house overlook mature, manicured landscaping on the property grounds. Throughout the home, you’ll find stained glass accents, rich hardwood floors and intricate woodworking that enhance the senses of character and comfort.

In the Heart of Pasadena

The location of this property is excellent, as well. It is in the desirable South San Rafael community in the South Arroyo. It is just moments away from Old Town Pasadena, the Rose Bowl, Aquatic Center, local dining, farmers market, parks and more. It is convenient to the freeways while still offering serenity and privacy in a safe and quiet neighborhood.

This is truly a historic estate that has been updated with every modern comfort you could want. It’s a one-of-a-kind property that represents what the good life in Pasadena is all about.

To learn more about 964 Hillside Terrace, click here. This home is available and it won’t last long in today’s seller’s market. If you would like to schedule a private showing, please contact The Durkovic Group today.