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1780 Lombardy Road San Marino, CA 91108
$15,000,000
10 beds
9 baths
12,808 sq ft

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Property Description

~The H.L. Thompson House, Gordon Kaufmann, FAIA 1938~Anchoring San Marino’s Architect’s Row, The HL Thompson House is Gordon Kaufmann’s (Hearst Estate, LA Times Building, Graystone Mansion) brilliant contribution to this select fellowship. A statement property, perhaps a response to George Washington Smith’s ‘Ostoff House’ and the ‘Parker Toms Residence’ by Wallace Neff, the Thompson house is bold and impressive without compromise. Only Kaufmann’s second Palladian estate, the property imposes its presence from first sight. Public rooms are oversized and grand, hand painted ceilings, a 30’x40′ drawing room with Italian marble fireplace, a dining room with wallpaper by Zuber & Cie and a walnut paneled library with hidden bar-room caused an article to declare, ‘The most beautiful and tastefully furnished mansion you have ever seen.’ With the original grounds spanning the entire block, ending directly across from the extensive gardens of Henry and Arabella Huntington, Gordon Kaufmann, placed the Thompson House on the far North/East side allowing the Thompson gardens to flow directly into the Huntington’s, thereby creating the illusion of one continuous flowing sea of green. A monument to the ‘Golden Age’ of architecture; an opportunity to experience the opulence and grandeur of the lifestyles who’s participants were the founders of the institutions and cities that define Southern California today. *2BR/1BA guesthouse w/kitchen. *Fully gated, automatic gates, front and rear. *4-car garage w/Chauffeur’s quarters w/full bath & separate 2-car garage. *Pool & spa. *N/S lighted tennis court. *Total of 13BR/12BA including guesthouse and Chauffeurs. *Notable Kaufmann works: Caltech Athenaeum, Hoover Dam, LA Times Building.

Property Details & Features

Property Type

  • Single Family Residence

Year Built

  • 1928

Appliances and Equipment

  • Built-In Range
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gas Cooktop
  • Gas Oven
  • Refrigerator

Basement

  • Unfinished

Bathrooms

  • 9 full bathrooms
  • 9 total bathrooms

Bedrooms

  • 10 total bedrooms

House

  • 2 total stories
  • Built in 1928
  • Stories: 2
  • 12,808 sqft living area
  • No Common Walls
  • Two
  • Enclosed
  • Patio
  • House

Community

  • 9 units in community
  • Biking
  • Curbs
  • Gutter(s)
  • Park
  • Street Lights
  • Suburban
  • Sidewalks

Cooling

  • Central Air

Doors

  • Double Door Entry
  • French Doors
  • Service Entrance

Fence

  • Privacy
  • Security
  • Stone
  • Wrought Iron

Fireplaces

  • Family Room
  • Library
  • Living Room
  • Master Bedroom

Floors

  • Carpet
  • Stone
  • Tile
  • Wood

Garage

  • Attached garage
  • 6 garage spaces

Heating

  • Central

Interior Features

  • Built-in Features
  • Balcony
  • Crown Molding
  • Cathedral Ceiling(s)
  • Coffered Ceiling(s)
  • Elevator
  • High Ceilings
  • In-Law Floorplan
  • Living Room Deck Attached
  • Multiple Staircases
  • Pantry
  • Phone System
  • Recessed Lighting
  • Storage
  • Sunken Living Room
  • Bar
  • Bedroom on Main Level
  • Dressing Area
  • Entrance Foyer
  • Jack and Jill Bath
  • Utility Room

Laundry

  • Laundry Room

Listing

  • Property Subtype: Single Family Residence
  • 189 days on market

Location

  • County: Los Angeles
  • Subdivision: Not Applicable

Lot

  • 44039 sqft
  • 1.01 acres
  • Area: 44039

Parking

  • 15 total parking spaces
  • Door-Multi
  • Driveway
  • Garage
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Guest
  • Gated
  • On Site
  • Off Street
  • Private
  • Pull-through
  • One Space
  • Workshop in Garage

Pool

  • Private pool
  • Gas Heat
  • In Ground
  • Private

Property

  • Second Garage
  • Guest House
  • Tennis Court(s)

Security System

  • Security System
  • Security Gate

Sewer

  • Public Sewer

Spa

  • Heated
  • In Ground
  • Private

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