Trend watch: Spa baths draw buyers to luxury new homes in Pasadena

October 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Gourmet kitchens. Indoor-outdoor living. Spa baths. What do they have in common? They’re three of today’s most popular upscale features sought out by buyers of luxury new homes in Pasadena. Not only do buyers desire these types of features in their new home, they expect to see them in higher-end properties, and can be swayed toward one home over another simply because the bathrooms are outfitted to look and feel like a spa. “Luxury buyers today expect to dazzled with high-end features and finishes, and while you would expect that the beautiful kitchens, private elevators, and bi-fold doors to private terraces and roof decks included in the townhomes and flats at Terraces at The Ambassador Gardens would draw them in—and they do—buyers seem to be equally compelled by luxurious bathrooms today,” said Patrice Quishenberry, Vice President of Sales for etco HOMES, builder of Terraces at The Ambassador Gardens. “Buyers crave comfort and class in every part of the residence, and, as it relates to bathrooms, they want to feel like they’re in a spa, right in their own home.” Professional Builder’s report on the features homebuyers want most in their homes noted the popularity of features such as spacious walk-in ... Read more

Terraces Plan 8A showcases the best of new luxury homes in Old Town Pasadena

September 25th, 2017|0 Comments

A gourmet kitchen that looks like it was taken right from the pages of Architectural Digest. Expansive entertainment spaces with bi-fold doors to the outdoors that make them even more alluring. Up to 3,865 square feet with three bedrooms and up to three baths with two powder rooms. That’s just a taste of what Plan 8A at Terraces at The Ambassador Gardens has to offer and a few of the many reasons why these new luxury homes in Old Town Pasadena are so popular with high-end buyers. Plan 8A is a spacious single-level flat offering three bedrooms and three and one-half baths in 3,407 square feet on levels one, two, and three of Terraces. On level four, the plan offers three bedrooms and three baths in 3,865 square feet with the addition of a spectacular mezzanine featuring an entertainment room, one of the home’s two powder rooms, and a view-oriented roof terrace (per unit location). The Terraces Plan 8A homes in Old Town Pasadena features a formal dining room in addition to all the other gracious spaces on level one. This plan was designed to meet the needs of today’s modern homebuyers, many of whom are moving down from high-maintenance ... Read more

  • Terraces at The Ambassador Gardens' Unit 10 kitchen showcases all of today's top trends for a luxury new home in Pasadena.

The gourmet kitchen must-haves in your new luxury home in Pasadena

August 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Looking for a new luxury home in Pasadena or another popular spot in Southern California? A gourmet kitchen with top-of-the-line amenities and all the most in-demand features is probably at the top of your list. To make sure your kitchen showcases the latest and greatest, look for the following: An expansive island Islands are no longer optional in today’s luxury kitchens; they’re as important as high-caliber appliances. “Kitchen islands are command central. Playing host to everything from homework to happy hour, islands are often the most popular spot in the house—as well as a stunning showcase of style,” said the Los Angeles Times. Stephanie Pierce, director of design and trends for MasterBrand Cabinets, added in the Times, “It used to be that islands played an important role in allowing homeowners to gain more countertop for cooking, but it’s really taken on a whole new life in today’s kitchen. It’s more about creating a focal point within the space for social and family interaction, in addition to the food prep.” Terraces at The Ambassador Gardens' Unit 10 kitchen showcases all of today's top trends for a luxury home in Pasadena. An expansive kitchen island is key for luxury homeowners ... Read more

  • The historic Merritt Mansion is not the site for Ambassador Gardens' Sales Gallery, providing a worthy first impression for these two luxury new Pasadena home communities.

New Ambassador Gardens Sales Gallery Sets the Stage for Luxury for Pasadena New Home Buyers

August 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Ambassador Gardens is rolling out the red carpet for Pasadena new home buyers. The new Sales Gallery for Ambassador Gardens’ two communities of luxury condos in Pasadena, Villas and Terraces, is now located in the exquisite Merritt Mansion—a truly befitting location to provide an introduction to the exceptional lifestyle that awaits here. The historic Merritt Mansion, built by railway/steel tycoon Hulett C. Merritt from 1905–1908, is one of Pasadena’s most celebrated Millionaire’s Row estates, with 17,329 square feet of Italian Renaissance grandeur. Buyers at Ambassador Gardens now have the unique opportunity to luxuriate in the Merritt Mansion while meeting with sales professionals and learning more about all that these new luxury flats and townhomes have to offer. “There is no better way to set the stage for what Pasadena new home buyers will experience at Villas and Terraces at The Ambassador Gardens,” said Patrice Quishenberry, Vice President of Sales for etco HOMES. “These two exceptional new communities have redefined the standard for luxury downsizing in Pasadena, just as the Merritt Mansion redefined upscale living in the city more than a century ago.” The historic Merritt Mansion is not the site for Ambassador Gardens' Sales Gallery, providing a worthy first ... Read more