Located in the highly desirable Linda Vista neighborhood, this Cape Cod inspired contemporary style residence is sited atop a knoll surrounded by lush landscaping. This light-filled home has wonderful details, including hardwood floors and an abundance of oversized windows with tree-top and mountain views. The gourmet kitchen with large center island includes maple cabinets and floors, granite counters, Viking & Sub-Zero appliances. The kitchen opens to the family room and has access to the rear patio & backyard. There is a guest powder bath located off the family room. The home has direct access from the two-car garage with separate storage rooms. Upstairs, there are three bedrooms, including the recently updated master suite, and two baths. The master bath includes elegant marble surfaces, custom cabinetry and separate shower & oversized spa tub. There is also a nursery/office. Outdoor entertaining includes a lovely terraced rear garden with multi-level patio & deck with views. The yard is completed by an enchanting 1200sf custom-designed playhouse with slides, decks & rope ladders. This special property is located near the Rose Bowl and Pasadena Aquatics Center, Old Pasadena shopping and restaurants, and has easy access to the 210 and 134 Freeways. Listed by Darrell Done, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Company.