Not often does a single story 2,652 square foot home situated on a large corner lot come available in desirable Monterey Park. Here you will find an elegant formal living room with a stately fireplace and a custom built china cabinet; the large family room (FR) features beamed ceiling, built-in bookcases & as an homage to "Mad Men" a hide-away bar, built-in desks, and a cozy window seat, FR sliding door leads to enclosed backyard patio that is perfect for entertaining or use as your own private outdoor retreat. This home has a formal dining room and an informal nook in the kitchen. Ample storage with cabinets and closets throughout the home. Bonus office/den attached to the back of the 2-car garage. Sconces in back bedroom do not convey. Close to Monterey Park elementary school; easy access to shopping and the Monterey Peninsula. Sq ft/lot size/age/schools are not verified by the listing agents.