Located on a quiet, wooded street in the beautiful Carmel Highlands, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home combines desirable cottage charm with modern updates, allowing for the best of both worlds. Enjoy the nearby Highlands Inn with its renowned restaurants or perhaps enjoy those in Carmel-by-the-Sea, a short 7-10 minute drive on the spectacular Highway 1 coastal route. Cozy and inviting, the open ?oor plan and living room ?replace invite warm conviviality. Another ?replace on the exterior covered patio creates the perfect evening ambiance for gatherings of friends and family. The updated kitchen and bathrooms make this home move-in ready and the low maintenance gardens and yard will not impinge on valuable relaxation time! This home is the retreat you have been seeking.