640 South San Rafael Avenue, Pasadena

Located in the desirable South San Rafael estate neighborhood, this handsome one-story traditional home sits on a beautifully-landscaped lot with a sweeping circular driveway and beautiful terraced gardens accented by a sparkling pool, spa and pond. Built in 1975, the open floor plan features spacious rooms with numerous windows looking out to gorgeous garden and greenery vistas. French doors allow for a seamless flow to the spectacular outdoors and creates the ultimate California indoor-outdoor ambiance.

Enter through double doors into a formal foyer with high ceilings, crown moldings and hardwood floors. Step down into a distinctive paneled living room with bookcases and transom French doors to a lush, private backyard. A charming dining area looks over the lovely living room, perfect for entertaining. The remodeled kitchen features granite counters and stainless steel appliances, and opens to a bright and airy family room with fireplace, book shelves and high ceilings. Three sets of French doors lead out to a charming patio and tranquil backyard for relaxation and entertaining. A powder room and laundry room complete this wing.

Gracing the south end of this comfortable home is a large office with built-in cabinets and three generous bedroom suites, including a wonderful master suite, warmed by a handsome fireplace and French doors that invite the soothing sounds of a trickling waterfall. Just a stone’s throw from Old Pasadena’s popular shops and restaurants, Arroyo Seco’s biking and hiking paths, the iconic Rose Bowl, Aquatic Center, golf courses, and with easy access to downtown Los Angeles and the West side, this is a special treasure in a prime estate location.