Welcome to San Marino
Nestled within the sublime natural setting of the Rafael Hills, the Los Angeles County town of San Marino is a refined community known for the grandeur of its remarkable estates.
Elegant and exclusive, a diverse collection of famous names has been drawn to San Marino, with current and former residents including celebrated scientists such as astronomer Edwin Hubble and Nobel Prize winner Ahmed Zewail, CEOs of institutions including OneWest Bank and Wells Fargo, retired sports stars, and entertainment industry figures. Hubble’s original stucco home remains as a private residence in the neighborhood.
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Garden is a gorgeous setting that exemplifies San Marino’s classic charm. The Gardens are truly enchanting, transporting visitors through jungles, ranches, and lily ponds. The variety is incredible, with the Chinese, Japanese, and Shakespeare English gardens being particular highlights. With a fascinating collection of exhibits inside, most San Marino residents find themselves returning time and time again.
The San Marino Unified School District has consistently been ranked as the best-performing in California, with several of its public schools being honored as National Blue Ribbon and California Distinguished Schools. The community also contains the notorious private preparatory Southwestern Academy.
INCREDIBLE ESTATES & ARCHITECTURAL MASTERPIECES
The grandeur of the gated properties within San Marino’s estate district is truly breathtaking. Picture lavishly-landscaped park-like grounds showcasing swimming pools and tennis courts. Grand main residences span thousands of square feet, with opulent interiors featuring marble foyers, formal dining rooms, fully-equipped gyms, and all manner of bespoke design features.
These incredible homes have been designed by some of the world’s most noted architects, such as an Italian Palladian Villa designed by Pentagon architect Robert D. Farquhar, and a contemporary masterpiece from the multiple award-winning Buff & Hensman. Other properties include dignified French Contemporary estates and stunning Monterey Colonials.
With attention lavished on every detail inside and out, these incredible homes offer unbeatable space and luxury.