Welcome to The Colonies! This large 2bd/2ba end-unit condo, with only one common wall, is a terrific starter home. Step into the gated community and you'll discover a lovely courtyard, canopied with mature trees. Enter this second-floor unit and you are greeted by bamboo floors in the living and dining rooms. Enjoy the gas fireplace, or step out onto a spacious porch, protected by shade trees. Cool off in the recently replaced central A/C; No more washing dishes by hand, or trips to the laundromat - There is a dishwasher and a W/D in the unit; There is a large Master Suite, with walk-in closet and a full bathroom, and there are double-paned windows; Don't miss the wonderful pool area, with clubhouse, sauna, workout room, BBQs, and a sparkling pool. Easy access to freeway, schools, & shopping. HOA dues include Water, Trash, & EQ insurance. This condo is easily the best deal in the area. Don't believe me? - Come check it out for yourself. Yes, you can afford to own your own home in L.A.