Like the elusive gem of the sea, this Pasadena pearl is a unique find! In a desirable building, this cozy 1bd/1ba condo provides the rare opportunity to own a serene retreat on a tree-lined street with easy access to this historic city! Steps away from Caltech, Old Town Pasadena, Madison Heights, and the South Lake and Playhouse districts. Open, airy living space and sunny private patio. This charming third-floor home features new paint, and laminate and tile floors throughout. The dining nook flanks an updated galley kitchen with gooseneck faucet and plenty of storage. A generous double-door closet highlights the hall leading to a spacious bath boasting separate shower and tub. Bedroom features a substantial closet and large bonus nook with plenty of space for a home office or extra closet. Garage parking space included. On-site laundry, updated gym, clubhouse, gas BBQ grills, sauna, heated pool, spa. HOA dues include earthquake insurance.