268 S Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105

$2,495,000 | 6 beds 4 baths 4,482 sqft

Welcome to the Dr. Henry H. Sherk House. This is a unique opportunity to own a part of the Ross Grove Landmark District along the historic South Orange Grove’s Millionaire’s Row, across from the prestigious Tournament of Roses! Famous architect JJ Blick originally built the Dutch Colonial Revival in 1892, and distinguished Pasadena physician/surgeon (Dr. Sherk) later commissioned another renowned architect (Edward C. Kent) to expand the home in 1908 into its current spacious layout — 6 beds, 4 baths at 4,482 SF.


This old Pasadena Colonial is in the National Register of Historic Places. As a result, as of Jan. 1, 2015, the current owner obtained a 10 year assumable historical tax assessment which reduces the the assessed value of the home by 40%—CHEAP PROPERTY TAXES. The home was featured on television & Los Angeles Times on December 2003, and underwent renovation over the years (remodels in 1990, 2005, 2006, 2013 and 2017 included), but still showcases these wonderful old Pasadena architectural characteristics. Large country kitchen w/ U.S. professional free standing range/oven w/ 4 gas burners & built-in grill, island kitchen w/ sink, Subzero side-by-side refrigerator, seismic retrofitting, roof redone in 2013, auto sprinkler system, repaved pool & koi pond. Easy access to the 110, 134 and 210 freeways, Old Town Pasadena, Gold Line, Rose Bowl & Paseo Colorado.


Classic features include hardwood floors, period moldings, generous-sized formal rooms, yet updated kitchen and baths. Expansive rear garden with pool, one of the largest lots on the whole block (15,627 SF). Roof redone after last owner purchased in 2013. Current owner just completed minor renovation of the interior wood, caulking, tile, windows, etc. and exterior gutters and elevation. All offers considered AS IS. Buyers are responsible for verifying the accuracy of all information and should investigate the data themselves or retain appropriate professionals. Information from sources other than the Listing Agent may have been included in the MLS data. Unless otherwise specified in writing, Broker/Agent has not and will not verify any information obtained from other sources. Enjoy front row seats to the Rose Parade from your front yard or host a Rose Parade get together in the comfort of your own home.


From the 134 east, exit off Orange Grove Blvd. turn right at the traffic light and pass Green Street, to the second house north of Del Mar St on the East Side. Or, 210 to N. Fairoaks ave and north to E. Orange Grove Blvd.

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If you are interested in this property, please feel free to get in touch using contact form below or call Mr .Alex Edmunds at (310) 200 5631. CalBRE: 01977078

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