Beautifully updated Mid-Century hybrid sits atop the hills of South Pasadena on a quiet street in the Monterey Hills school district. With breathtaking views enjoy peace and serenity among the trees and foliage, conveniently minutes from the elementary, middle, and high school, highway, downtown South Pasadena, Mission Street, Trader Joes, public library, restaurants, shops, and more! Walking up the steps you'll be captivated by the beauty, charm and welcoming gardens. Home is flooded with natural light, offers breathtaking views to the Northwest including the San Gabriel Mountains and Pasadena's iconic bridge, home audio system, and original and custom flooring. Enter an open floor plan including a lovely home office/meditation room with tree-top views and cork flooring, formal living room with fireplace, seating/reading area with skylight perfect for entertaining with views, and handsome chandeliers. Family room offers more exceptional views perfect for game or movie night with friends/family. Large dining room easily seats 10 and is the heart of the home, offering a second fireplace and bar area. Kitchen boasts cool custom cabinetry, tile floors, quartz countertops, eat-in peninsula, stainless appliances, skylight, and direct access to the lower entertainment patio perfect for summer/fall evenings. Primary suite offers cork flooring, private patio, more views, charming hidden walk-in closet that runs the entire length of the room, and an en suite bath with large double vanity, soaking tub and shower. Opposite side of the home offers a stackable laundry, powder room conveniently located for guests, lovely guest bath with tub/shower, and two spacious guest bedrooms with big windows and ample closet space. For a hilltop property the backyard area is exceptionally well thought out. Lower patio off the kitchen is great for al fresco dining or lounging. Gardens surround the patio and the second tier covered by turf for convenience when kids want to play with the dog or a good game of cornhole. As you walk up the stairs you will be greeted by nature, fruit trees including grapefruit, lime, orange, pomegrante, vegetable gardens, and more. Top of the landing guides you to the upper trex patio, one of the greatest features. Expansive rooftop deck has 360 degree views ideal for outdoor dining, lounging, gaming, etc. Parking is no issue with a 2-car garage, 2 parking spots in the driveway and third parking spot in second driveway. Keyed entry storage is ideal!