Situated in a prestigious estate neighborhood by the Huntington Library Gardens, this prominent Monterey Colonial was designed in 1923 by Pasadenas most celebrated master architect, Reginald Johnson, as his very own personal residence. Retaining its timeless charm & character, this architectural treasure has been lovingly maintained & updated. The comfortable floor plan features a charming entry foyer, a step-down beamed LR, an elegant DR, a mahogany library, remodeled kitchen open to a fabulous FR, five spacious BRs, seven BAs, six fireplaces, a theater, wine cellar, gym, pool, putting green & a bbq pavilion for alfresco dining. Convenient to South Lake shops & restaurants, Caltech, Polytechnic School, Langham Huntington Hotel & easy freeway access, this is an exceptional & rare gem! Listed by Carol Chua, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Company.