Sitting high above the City of Monrovia against the foothills, this mid-century modern home has so much to offer. The gated driveway leads you to the house that is surrounded by oak, avocado, nut and citrus trees. The 1.5+ acre property provides hiking trails to see deer, hawks and various other wildlife as well as spectacular views of the San Gabriel Valley. Custom built by the original owner in 1948, this home features 3 bedrooms with built in closets, 2 bathrooms, an indoor laundry room and inviting kitchen with lots of storage space. The kitchen dining area has a gorgeous view of the property and is drenched in natural light. The large living room is where you will want to spend all of your time with the huge fireplace, concrete floors, exposed beam ceiling and endless view from the south-facing windows. Buyers will benefit from recent upgrades to the main breaker and touch plates, hot water heater, HVAC system and newer roof. The landscaping has also been updated with new front fence and electric gates, enlarged parking with retaining walls, RV parking, landscape lighting and irrigation valves and modern garage doors with openers. This home offers the best of both worlds! Peaceful seclusion and tranquility while being just minutes from freeways and a city filled with small town charm and a revitalized downtown area of shopping and eateries. Come take a look and fall in love with this beautiful home!