Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Look Up: (#2)

I've been taking pictures of the iconic Monterey Hills home for years, but this is the first time I snuck into the front yard and crouched on the ground to do it. Can you blame me? Builder C. S. Conners' gorgeous, soaring white angles look more like sculpture than architecture.

And guess what? If you've got a spare 1.5 million, the place can be yours. Recently listed, the house has a unique open floor plan, light-filled rooms offering magnificent views of the San Gabriels and even a pool. (You can find out more about the listing right here.)

It's Look Up Week this week at Glimpses: South Pas views from the ground up.

9 comments:

Judy Williams said...

Oh I just love this one. Particularly the numbers to the left. As small as they are on the large stucco structure, they seem to ground it a bit. GREAT shot, LA.

Green Guy said...

Very cool series this week. I wish I could see inside the house.

Steve Scauzillo said...

love the angles..and yeah, the house sounds fab.

Trish said...

there are a number of houses in the Altos that are similarly built and styled. Don't know if they are all C. S. Conners built, but they look a lot alike.

Until I looked at the googlemaps, I hadn't remembered there were so many keyhole properties near this one, or that there was a HUUUGE tennis court not far behind this house too. Lots of little hidden treasures in them thar hills that even *I* didn't find in my childhood!

Pasadena Adjacent said...

can you go and trespass a little further? I want that front door

JF said...

Great house! Terrible feng shui! It's a pity, you never want a road to be pointing at your house.

Trish said...

@JF---yeah, roads into houses are bad things, especially at the bottom of a huuuuuge hill. Ask the people at the bottom of Via del Rey and Monterey...actually, ask the neighbors, I think the original owners moved out of that house after it was destroyed by an out of control trash truck. The 2 story one with a wall around it now.

alex said...

grew up on this block of Flores De Oro, just a few houses down. definitely a unique one w/ cool shapes. Affluent Joneses take note.

JF said...

Interesting, Trish, this must be a photo of the accident:

http://jpg1.lapl.org/00082/00082140.jpg