It is a golden and rare opportunity when a private hillside compound in the highly desirable Linda Vista neighborhood comes on the market. 1820 Braemar Road is indeed that. This well maintained single-level mid-century California Architectural home features expansive walls of glass, clean lines, and a wide-open floor plan integrating the relationship between indoor and outdoor living. Perched above the Rose Bowl, it sits on over one half of an acre. The grand open concept center planned area boasts soaring geometric ceilings and clerestory windows that pull the San Gabriel mountains in doors. Off the main gathering area is a bedroom with private patio, a rose garden and fountain. Could easily be converted to a home theater. Two independent en-suite masters occupy the north wing of the structure. A private exit takes you to an attached but stand-alone home gym. The kitchen and fourth bedroom are located on the southward facing plane of the structure. The fourth bedroom is en-suite as well and could be used as home office or den. The expansive outdoor patios wrap around the property and astound you with nearly 220* views. This magical home features your own private drought resistant botanical garden and potting table/work station. The property features dozens of species of floras, trees, roses and succulents. Other important features include :: giant kitchen with built-ins, a Sub-Zero refrigerator and Corian counter tops. 2 separate bar areas for work or eating, motorized remote shade/window treatments throughout and a decorative fireplace. The property features an attached 2 car garage in addition to having parking for at least 3 other vehicles (5+ spaces in total). Secluded and private, this home marries its indoor spaces to the outdoors, making it extremely livable and exclusive - all within close proximity to downtown Pasadena. Breathtaking vistas of mountain ranges, city lights and golf course from every room.