Beautiful estate designed by Marston, Van Pelt and Maybury in 1927 for the prominent John Bacon family. The current owners have created a very livable, elegant and inviting residence, with modern amenities yet preserving the historic grandeur. The gated property is set back off the street, and boasts beautiful landscape, mature trees. The patios invite casual or elegant social events for two to two-hundred. Most rooms have a view to the privacy of the gardens, pool and spa. The kitchen is a chef's dream with breakfast area and opening to the family room and yard. A butler's pantry with extra storage is convenient to the dining room with room for seating of twenty. There are two office/libraries on the main level, exercise/play room and second family/tv room upstairs, four bedroom plus a master suite meant for a king or queen. Separate maid, or in-law suite on the first floor. There is a large basement with generous options for storage or wine cellar, and an over-sized 2-car garage . A very special home for the most discriminating buyer looking for the perfect home near Old Town Pasadena in the coveted Arroyo neighborhood. Listed by Lin Vlacich, Sotheby's International Realty, Inc..