1523 Wilson Avenue
San Marino, California 91108
Approx. Square Footage per Assessor: 3,858 | Lot Size: 16,617 Sq. Ft. / .38 Acre | 5 Bedrooms & 4 Baths | Year Built: 1930
Eastern Style Screened Porch: 422 Square Feet
Located down a charming, private lane, 1523 Wilson is a wonderful Colonial Revival residence designed by architect William Sutherland McCay in 1930. A welcoming entrance foyer leads to the living room with handsome fireplace, hardwood floors and character moldings and to the formal dining room with custom built-ins and hardwood floors. A generous family room is beyond with fireplace and bar, and it opens to a marvelous eastern style screened porch with brick flooring and views to the back garden, pool, and spa. The extensive back yard has 5 fruit trees (2 different orange, a lemon, a lime and a peach). The layout is perfect for entertaining any and all generations. The attractive eat-in kitchen has an island with sink and butcher block counter and abundant built-ins with granite counter tops. The cooktop alcove is finished with whimsical ceramic tile. There is a walk-in pantry, a closet for cleaning materials plus a powder half bath. Upstairs are four bright bedrooms that share two baths and a spacious master suite with fireplace and sitting area as well as a walk-in closet and large master bath with sink pullman and separate dressing table. Amenities include: outdoor BBQ kitchen, security system, central HVAC, two car detached garage with workshop area and basement with refrigerated wine storage. The home was featured in California Arts &Architecture in January, 1932. Close to Mission District shopping, this delightful property offers the epitome of privacy.