Robert D. Farquhar, FAIA

The John Beach Estate, 1941

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Description

Legend has it that Beach, an avant-garde musician and composer commissioned Farquhar, one of California’s premier classical architects, to build the residence after a villa in Asolo, Italy which had been occupied by the poet Robert Browning. With its formal facade, grand entry, and plan built around a central interior courtyard, the residence today affords the aesthetics, style, comfort and luxury only found in Southern California’s great Mediterranean Revival Estates. Includes: 5 bedrooms, 7 baths, beamed living room, formal dining room, library, semi-attached 3 car garage, pool, grassy play yard, and orchard area.

Detail

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    5 Bedrooms
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    7 Bathrooms
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    Property Size: 5544 sf
  • Robert D. Farquhar, FAIA: Architect
  • CA: Prop-State
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    Property ID: 961

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Address

  • Address: 2341 Pickens Canyon Road
  • City: La Crescenta
  • State/county: CA
  • Zip/Postal Code: 91214
  • Country: United States