Welcome to this 1951 Mid-Century ranch style home nestled in the heart of the quiet and secluded San Rafael Hills on the western edge of Pasadena. Shaded by magnificent native oak trees, the home is tucked into its hillside setting. Down a few steps through a landscaped succulent garden is a covered patio, perfect for outdoor dining. Enter into this light-filled home with its inviting living room featuring a fireplace and a wide sliding glass door that opens onto a spacious balcony. It is an ideal setting to enjoy sunset views and overlook your lush backyard. The kitchen was updated in 2011 with granite countertops, custom cabinetry, a pot drawer, Delta Touch kitchen faucet, and a custom-designed in-wall storage pantry, and is open to the dining room and breakfast bar. Featuring 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms (the fourth bedroom downstairs could be used as a home office,) and a large family room, this home measures 2,179 SF, offering plenty of space for family and friends to gather. The lower level features a generous family room with sliding dual pane doors to the rear yard and a fourth bedroom, where you can set up a private work-from-home office, and a 3/4 bathroom plus a laundry room with lots of storage. Updates include new energy efficient roof and solar powered attic fan installed in 2020, attic insulation 2019, exterior of the home repainted in 2020, interior repainted in 2021, dual pane energy efficient windows and sliding doors, new HVAC system 2018, recently re-coated oak hardwood floors on the main level, plus brand new carpet downstairs, a newer garage door, new garage door motor/remote control/exterior panel. This property offers many opportunities for outdoor living. The yard features brand new Marathon sod, jacaranda tree, pine tree, mature wisteria-covered patio, and a lower garden space with your own sunny vegetable garden. The detached garage is ideal for vehicles, storage or your music / sound / art studio, or an ADU. Move in and enjoy all the charm of West Pasadena within close proximity to the restaurants and amenities in Eagle Rock and Highland Park.