Enchant your senses at this inviting and spacious Craftsman home with a professionally landscaped yard and large, bright rooms that welcome your personal touch and decor. Located in the Marengo area and close to the popular Garfield Park, you'll enjoy the neighborhood and the home's close proximity to community activities and Fair Oaks Avenue with many shops and restaurants to frequent. Marvel at the enduring, oak hardwood floors throughout and enjoy the many separated spaces for privacy including a living room, family room, loft-style office, and an amazing back yard with a combination in-ground pool and spa, brick patio, and grassy yard. Enjoy a swim in the pool, soak in the hot tub, host friends and family for a barbeque or wander around and pick fruit from the numerous fruit trees on the property including oranges, tangerines, and grapefruits in the winter, peaches, nectarines and plums in the summer and lemons and limes year-round. This home is perfect for entertaining and is sizable enough to accommodate large parties. The eat-in ''cook's kitchen'' offers a 6-burner Viking range top and separate utility sink whose countertops feature a built-in cutting board and marble pastry slab. You'll be delighted by the abundance of storage within this kitchen, there's plenty of cabinetry in addition to a walk-in pantry. Showcase your special dinners in the formal dining room and later relax in front of one of the two fireplaces, located in both the living room and family room. The primary, master bedroom space is a perfect retreat with a connected bathroom that includes double sinks and a high-end Toto toilet with remote control. The attached second story patio overlooks the pool in total privacy because there are no neighboring structures to the east and large hedges to the north and south, have a peaceful evening drink or practice your morning fitness routine in this large space. The commute to down-town Los Angeles is less than 9 miles on the nearby Pasadena Freeway - or take the light-rail Gold Line. Come envision your new beginning while it's still available.