Located on the prestigious Mendocino Lane in Altadena, this Perricone Construction custom designed 5-bed 4-bath home is one of the original Balian Family properties and is on the market for the first time in history! Situated on almost half an acre, this spacious, single-level home offers a wonderful opportunity in this highly sought after neighborhood. Character details abound beginning with the double door entrance, coffered ceiling in the foyer, built-in hallway cabinets, and continuing into the living room with cozy fireplace and beautiful picture window allowing an abundance of natural light to fill the space. The large kitchen offers ample storage space, a charming built-in secretary station, and a full-size breakfast area. The adjacent formal dining room has been hosting holidays with loved ones for over 50 years and always has room for one more at the table. The family room, with a second fireplace & a built-in wet bar, has sliding doors connecting to the spacious covered patio, doubling the living area and creating the perfect flow for indoor/outdoor entertaining. All five bedrooms are oversized; two with ensuite bathrooms and a third with access to the patio, and there is a separate laundry room. The beautifully landscaped backyard includes a sparkling pool and spa, built-in fire pit, and a stunning mountain view. A porte-cochere connects the driveway to the backyard and the 3-car garage offers plenty of parking and extra storage space. Close to Altadena Town & Country Club, Eaton Canyon and hiking trails in the San Gabriel Mountains, this timeless well-maintained house has been filled with love and entertainment and is ready to be your home for many years to come!