Home of the Week: Spanish Colonial Revival estate built like a castle

This Spanish Colonial Revival estate, with five levels and 2-foot-thick reinforced walls, was built in 1922 to replicate a Spanish castle with a Moorish design. Such original details as the rotunda entry, ornamental leaded glass windows and a hand-painted barrel ceiling in the living room accentuate the Old World style of the La Cañada Flintridge compound.

Location: 739 Hillcrest Ave., La Cañada Flintridge 91011

Asking price: $9.8 million

Year built: 1922

Architect: Henry Harwood Hewitt

House size: Five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, 9,080 square feet in main house

Lot size: 3.09 acres

Features: Living room with fireplace, library with wet bar, formal dining room with fireplace, family room with fireplace, swimming pool with spa, 278-square-foot chauffeur’s quarters, motor court, two-car attached garage, four-car detached garage

About the area: Last year, 280 single-family homes sold in the 91011 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.31 million, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That was an 8.3% price increase from 2013.

Agent: Janice McGlashan, Coldwell Banker, (818) 949-5230

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