Don't settle! A wonderfully wide street welcomes you to this tastefully maintained 1951 William M. Bray, AIA, bungalow adorned with a grand pine in the highly coveted locale of Lake Balboa. The area's serenity is an oasis for early risers on a jog, baby strollers, or a morning coffee on the east-facing, covered front porch. Upon your approach, you'll admire the freshly landscaped front yard replete with drought-tolerant, decomposed granite. Thoughtfully considered maintenance provides an exceptional living environment on over 1450 sf and 7800 sf lot. This 3B|2b home has a separate laundry room, 70 sf loft space (excellent for reading or hosting an overnight guest). Enjoy modern upgrades while honoring the original charm with hardwood floors, light-filled steel casement windows, vintage bath tile, brick fireplace. Upgrades include: newly-painted interiors, landscaping, sprinklers, skylight, direct-access garage, HVAC, attic fan, copper plumbing, recessed lights. Living areas lead to an enclosed veranda beckoning you to the privacy of a magical yard featuring a flagstone patio, chicken coop, and shed-ideal for an office or yoga. Minutes from Balboa Park, Humble Bee Cafe, Black Heart Coffee. A perfect respite from the outside world, prepare to host fantastic dinner parties, enjoy backyard movies in the summer, and create a plethora of memories!