A Pasadena treat! Classic, mid century post & beam w elements of a Japanese Country House, discretely sited behind a handsome, gated stone wall. Designed by noted USC grad, Hideo Matsunaga (1960), featuring walls of glass, this rare offering opens to a gracious veranda, overlooking the private, 2/3 acre property. Extensive use of wood throughout, mixed with peaceful garden views from every room contribute to a calming, indoor outdoor lifestyle. The great room shows off its post & beam roots and has vaulted, wood ceilings, & views of a spectacular old growth oak tree. w access to the wide veranda. A brick fireplace anchors one end of this large space. The kitchen/family room are open and offer gleaming stainless steel appliances, warm wood cabinetry, and direct access to a barbecue station with built in seating. A HUGE walk-in pantry off the laundry room. The private bedroom wing has 3 generous bedrooms, including the master suite, with 2 fully fitted walk in closets, and a spa like master bath with a relaxing wet room. The bedroom wing has access to a private courtyard. Downstairs is a 4th bedroom suite and den with built in desks, media shelving, a wet bar and wine storage. The large, fully fenced lot is s beautifully landscaped w dramatic lighting. Listed by James Wilson, Deasy/Penner & Partners.