Located on a prestigious street in Southwest Pasadena, this idyllic colonial cottage is warm and inviting. Through the decades, the property has been expanded and updated to meet the needs of modern living and entertaining. Beyond the front door is a reception hall/foyer that opens to the large living room. Also accessible from the foyer is a powder room and access to the light-filled kitchen/great room with ample space for both dining & sitting areas. The kitchen is thoughtfully designed with high-end appliances, including Bosch double ovens and dishwasher, Viking refrigerator and cooktop, and a built-in icemaker. Off the great room is a convertible den and a downstairs bedroom suite. The second floor is a grand master suite with a large office/sitting room, bathroom, and sleeping quarters. The entire master suite looks out to the private rear garden and sparkling pool. The backyard is meant for entertaining, with a large trellised brick patio, perfectly positioned pool, and sizeable pool house with vaulted ceiling, walls of built-ins, -3/4 bath, and wet bar. This lovely home in a coveted location defines understated elegance and sophistication.