La Cañada Flintridge Lloyd Wright Emanuel Gainsburg Residence
1210 JOURNEYS END DR, LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE | $2,975,000 | 4 BD | 4 BA
Another great Lloyd Wright home just hit the market in La Canada Flintridge. The Emanuel Gainsburg residence from 1946 does not disappoint. From a stunning roof line to ribbed concrete walls, this house has a generous amount of original details that make it so special. Unique room angles create geometric patterns making this a one-of-a-kind home. There has been some extensive renovation to the property. We may suggest the new owner rethink the flooring. But, overall, this is an exceptional masterpiece from one of the greatest modernist architects contributing to the Southern California landscape.
Discover this work of art designed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright Jr. in 1946. Nestled in the San Gabriel foothills, this Usonian-inspired home showcases Lloyd Wright’s geometric explorations of the time and is characterized by a harmonious blend of horizontal lines, ribbed concrete walls, expansive glass panels, and striking rooflines. Surrounded by a tranquil landscape, the property exudes a sense of serenity with native plants, meandering pathways, mature trees, and a delightful water garden that attracts birds and dragonflies. La Cañada Flintridge Lloyd Wright Emanuel Gainsburg Residence.
The diagonally scored concrete patio and original built-in barbecue provide an ideal setting for al fresco entertaining. Stroll through the private, parklike yard that offers ample room for a pool. Throughout the home, large windows frame picturesque views and fill the rooms with natural light, seamlessly blending indoors and out. The open floor plan, with its unique shapes and oblique angles, is thoughtfully arranged into three distinct zones: the living space, kitchen-dining area, and the bedroom wing. Step into the hexagonal living room where you will be captivated by the dramatic asymmetric fireplace and walls of glass overlooking the lush garden.
The kitchen is a culinary dream featuring black walnut cabinetry, stainless steel countertops, a center island and a 6-burner Viking Range. The cozy library with a built-in couch and walls lined with bookshelves is a perfect place to escape with a good book. The primary bedroom suite is a sanctuary of comfort, offering a walk-through closet, an en-suite bath with dual sinks and a separate tub and shower, and a sitting room with a fireplace for added relaxation.
La Cañada Flintridge Lloyd Wright Emanuel Gainsburg Residence. This architecturally significant gem has been thoughtfully updated to provide modern comforts while retaining its historic character. Moreover, it benefits from Mills Act status, offering significant tax savings. Conveniently located near the charming downtown area of La Canada, you can enjoy the best of both worlds – a peaceful oasis and easy access to shops, restaurants, parks and top-rated schools. Embrace the rare opportunity to live in this mid-century modern masterpiece.
Listing Courtesy of Sharon Verani & Mark Ogden, Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc.
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