This character rich Monterey Colonial home is located in the much sought after San Rafael area of Pasadena. Large, comfortable public rooms with an abundance of sunlight showcase French doors leading to patios and allows for a seamless indoor/outdoor flow. The first floor design includes an awe-inspiring living room with French doors opening to a large front patio, perfect for entertaining or relaxing, a den/office, a light filled family room which features a wall of built-ins and two sets of French doors opening to the tranquil brick back patio and pool area. One of the highlights of the first floor is the beautiful and peaceful library, featuring a handsome and regal fireplace. The updated kitchen includes marble counter tops and eat-in area that leads thru French doors to the back patio eating area. The guest room and bath plus laundry room complete the first floor of the home. . Upstairs is the lovely master bedroom which opens to a balcony that stretches the length of the house. Three additional bedrooms and two baths complete the upstairs. This home and it's beautiful and functional yard exemplifies California living and validates the fact that this is truly a Pasadena jewel. The home feels private, even as the city is close at hand. Listed by Carol Ortega, Deasy/Penner & Partners.