Located in the desirable & architecturally-significant Villa San Pasqual 1 complex on a beautiful tree-lined street just one block from Caltech & South Lake Av, this light-filled condo is perfectly situated to enjoy all the urban conveniences in a highly sought-after neighborhood. Designed in 1954 by architect Lionel Mayell and built by John Gonlag, Villa San Pasqual is a garden-style complex defined by wide 'floating' staircases, full-front second story balconies with geometric pattern rails, floor to ceiling windows & solid wood front doors with centered brass doorknobs. The complex has received landmark designation with Mills Act property tax benefits. A private enclosed staircase, shared by only two units, leads up to this lovely home. Open & bright, the spacious floorplan features a large LR & dining area with an expansive glass wall opening to a breezy balcony with tree-top & mountain views. The tiled kitchen has a new refrigerator and range. A good-sized bedroom with a wall of closet space adjoins a full tiled bathroom. Additional amenities include new Eternity flooring, new interior paint, central air and a private one-car garage. Just steps from shops, markets, restaurants and easy freeway access, this special condo is a rare find. Listed by Carol Chua, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Company.