This trophy California home comes with a suite of cinematic amenities.
In Pasadena, a sprawling estate with more lavish recreational facilities than some American cities is set to hit the market on Friday for $38.5 million, The Post can reveal.
Steps from the Los Angeles outpost of the luxurious Langham Hotel, the complex at 2 Oak Knoll Terrace consists of two separate structures, one offering a lavish home and the other an entertainment mecca.
The sprawling main house has six bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, three laundry rooms, a library, formal dining and living rooms, six fireplaces, and a 12,300-square-foot basement with a vault and wine room. There is also a 46-seat movie theatre, a library with a secret bar and a pub room.
Then, in the 20,000-square-foot entertainment complex, there’s a central atrium with 36-foot ceilings, a gallery, a museum, a gym, a catering kitchen, five more bathrooms, an upper-floor apartment and a tiki room with thatched-roof cocktails. Bar and Totem “one of the foremost living Pacific artists,” say press materials.
To get up and down, residents can choose between an elevator and a nautilus-shaped spiral staircase.
Not in the mood to venture out? The two structures are connected by an underground tunnel equipped with an elevator.
On the grounds, there is also a pool with grill station, a secondary kitchen, a cabana with changing rooms, and a covered pavilion.
The main residence was designed by architect Myron Hunt of the Hollywood Bowl, and was later expanded by architect Gordon Kaufman. The secondary campus, meanwhile, was built in 1973 by mid-century architects Ladd & Kelsey and housed philanthropist Virginia Steele Scott’s art collection until it was donated to San Marino’s Huntington Museum.
“It is the only known property in the country to include a fully restored historically-significant home with a commercial-grade museum, set on 2.5 acres of gated park-like land,” Pasadena now previously reported the property, saying it would never be rivaled because “the current zoning will never allow the construction of a property of this size and configuration.”
The listing is held by Ernie Carswell of Douglas Elliman, Brent Chang of Compass and George Penner of Daisy Penner.