Miles of uninterrupted skyline; green leaves rustling in the soft wind. Imagine yourself in the middle of stunningly secluded nature, yet so close to the delights of Highland Park and South Pasadena. Set in a peaceful cul-de-sac, on a hill with very few homes - this secret pocket of Northeast LA retains the wild, raw soul of times gone by. Canyon Views for miles. This 1949 bungalow has been stripped bare, down to its essence - and rebuilt with timeless materials. Smooth plaster, oak, mahogany, cedar, wide expanses of glass. The materials sit in harmony with the nature outside.Inside the expansive living room, you're enveloped in light. The vaulted, beamed ceilings feature multiple skylights - bringing in the abundant california sunlight above. Warm oak floors. Mahogany french doors. Raw brass sconces. A moon pendant. Terrazzo flooring in bathrooms, a current nod to the original era of this home. Hand-crafted Virginia Sin pendants over each bathroom sink. The owl sconce that sits sentry by the front door, in honor of the owls that live in nearby trees. Every inch of this woodland home was lovingly curated with a mind towards creating an heirloom that will be treasured for generations. The kitchen is an absolute dream, featuring Cafe appliances, white integrated quartz sink, matte white faucet, generous center island, and abundant storage space.Just behind the four sets of double french doors lies the incredible warm wood deck, enveloping the refreshing filtered soaking pool and linking you to the wilderness beyond. A quaint gambrel-style studio shed provides an additional approx. 155 sq ft of gorgeous storage space, in addition to the approx. 1230 sq ft of home.Carefully chosen light fixtures, EV-charger ready, Tankless water heater, Central HVAC with Nest thermostat and Velux Skylights complete this home. Over 7,500 sq ft lot with both usable flat land and wild hillside with mature trees.This hidden pocket of Monterey Hills features canyon feels while being city-close.If you're tempted to venture outside these tranquil walls, enjoy more nature beyond. Known for its verdant green 282 acres, explore local Ernest E Debs park: saunter around the lake while taking in the gorgeous downtown skyline views, hike, picnic, visit the Audubon Wildlife Center. Just a little further away is more beautiful nature at Ascot Hills Park. Monterey Hills is one of the best kept neighborhood secrets in Los Angeles. Incredibly close to South Pasadena, Pasadena and Downtown - this neighborhood allows you a relaxing spot set on the very top of the hills. You're across the 110 from everything Highland Park has to offer - Highland Park bowl, Hippo, Triple Beam Pizza, Go Get Em Tiger Coffee, Kindness & Mischief, Civil Coffee and much much more. Close to home, Fresco Community market is an independent gourmet grocer - it's like having your very own Whole Foods that no one knows about. Next door is another hidden gem: Monterey Donuts, the freshest in town. This little complex also holds Thai Fantasy restaurant, Farmhouse Pizza, an acupuncture practice and many other small local businesses. Don't tell anyone about Secret Pizza, a pizza speakeasy around the corner. A little further, enjoy world class poke at Pisces Poke & Ramen. Or enjoy a Cafe de Olla at Holy Grounds Coffee & Tea. Head a few minutes north to South Pasadena for brunch at Cos&Pi. Your dream of a vibrant neighborhood with all your favorite things has come true. Just 10 minutes from El Rio Community Charter - a Waldorf TK-8 school with instruction in english, spanish and mandarin; and fun outdoor education! Design and staging by The Art of Houses. 3.75% loan eligible. Welcome to OakHillViews.com.