This elegant Huntington Library area estate is a Marston & Van Pelt designed Mediterranean Revival residence with privacy and security. Gated and hedged from the street, an attractive Saltillo tile veranda leads to an impressive entrance door which opens to the gracious foyer, powder bath and graceful staircase. To the left of the entry, an elegant living room has its original majestic fireplace with pewter fire shield, high ceilings and stunning arched windows overlooking the front garden. To the right, a grand formal dining room has French doors to the back garden and covered colonnade with outdoor kitchen. A handsome library / study with fireplace and original cabinetry exudes character. The spacious gourmet kitchen with butler’s pantry, food pantry, center island, granite counters and newer stainless appliances, including a grill, is open to a generous family room space with fireplace, custom built-ins and French Doors to both the front and back gardens. There are convenient back stairs to the second floor. A guest bedroom and bath, an office alcove and a separate laundry room complete the first level. Upstairs are five bedroom suites, one currently used as an exercise room, and a wonderful primary suite with two excellent walk-in closets and an updated, light-filled bath. A media / entertainment space and bath have been added over the attached three car garage and are accessed by a separate interior stairway; features include a small bathroom, full bar, microwave, ice maker and wine refrigerator. The beautifully landscaped gardens have mature plantings, beautiful roses and sizable lawns with room for a pool with plumbing having been already installed. Close to Polytechnic School, Caltech, the Lake Street business district and dining, 1295 Lombardy is a very special property for upscale California living and entertaining.