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Jackie Smith

255 N Mayflower Ave

$1,700,000 255 North Mayflower Avenue, Monrovia, CA 91016

Idlewild, built by General William A. Pile in 1887, is an architectural statement piece; contemporary interior design emphasizes the details of this landmark Queen Ann Victorian. A stunning setting built to complement your modern life-style against the back drop of this luxurious jewel! The reception hall is lighted by stained glass windows containing semi-precious gemstones. The ground floor showcases 12 ft ceilings, spacious open dining and living spaces. Douglas Fir floors run throughout, and tall pocket doors offer privacy to communal spaces. A modern laundry updated eat-in kitchen with butler’s pantry, sunroom, and large wrap-around entertaining deck with foothill views complete the ground floor. Upstairs, a gallery leads to 4 large bedrooms and enclosed Juliet balcony from which Theodore Roosevelt once spoke. The attic’s 13ft ceilings are ready for conversion to a 3rd level. Wine cellar, art studio and six-car garage. Property subject to Mills Act advantageous tax treatment.

  • Sold
  • 4
  • 2
  • 1887
    Year Built

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Total Area: 3,384 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 16,733 Sq.Ft.
  • Year Built: 1887


  • Total Bedrooms: 4
  • Total Bathrooms: 2


  • Sales Price: $1,700,000
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