Minutes from downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea, within the coveted Carmel Highlands is a perfectly sited, very private, custom built luxury home on 3 plus acres overlooking the Carmel Coast and Pacific Ocean. Enjoy amazing sunsets, whale watching and winter white water views. This home has the casual elegance of a Big Sur retreat with soaring wood beam ceilings and floor to ceiling windows to take in the views. A spacious open kitchen and family room flow into the formal dining area and great room. An office/bedroom and full bath round out the main floor. Downstairs there are 2 beds, 2 baths, sauna and laundry room. With spacious decks and patio, a hot tub, bonus wine room and bonus guest space above the 3 car garage, this is a delightful place to call home. Energy efficient with solar panels, venting skylights and a backup generator on site. Property Association members also enjoy access to Mal Paso Canyon trails and Yankee Point Beach.