Paul Williams, FAIA :: Spanish Colonial Revival
This stunning Spanish Colonial Revival home has an esteemed pedigree. Designed by famed architect Paul R. Williams, circa 1924 it is known as The Flint House. Williams, renowned for his attention to proportion, took advantage of the rolling hills and wooded areas to orient the estate towards the spectacular vistas beyond. With unobstructed panoramic views from nearly every room the home is bathed in natural light. A gated courtyard entry leads to a two-story romantic home that epitomizes California living. Upon entering the lower level through arched doors, you’ll find a tiled foyer that leads to the formal living room featuring gleaming hardwood floors and an elegant fireplace. Adjacent is the equally impressive dining room that takes full advantage of the breathtaking view. The library/office is warm and inviting, perfect for cozying up with a book from the built-in shelves or working from home in front of the massive corner windows. All three rooms lead to a covered balcony, ideal for relaxing or watching the sunrise. Rounding out the lower level is the gourmet kitchen sure to inspire the most accomplished home chef.
Ascend the stairs and notice the abundance of old world charm, gleaming hardwood floors, wrought iron banister, and heavy hewn beams, All three en-suite bedrooms boast private balconies overlooking the horizon, creating unparalleled privacy. Luxurious amenities throughout the bedroom quarters create an ambiance that’s unmatched.
Following in the grand tradition of the American West, the estate sprawls over a hillside lot spanning over 30,000 sq-ft. Outdoor entertainment areas include a pool and jacuzzi, an outdoor kitchen, and a marvelously landscaped garden. Complete with meandering paths and lush topiary-like designs; the landscaping is integral to the design of Flint House. Altogether Flint House is ideal for the discerning buyer, the lover of architecture, or the history buff. The presence of this home has enriched the cultural and historic footprint of the neighborhood.
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