Quintessential Carmel Cottage located in the highly desirable Golden Rectangle of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Close to both the beach and downtown, this home is located right in the middle of village life. The front patio is perfect for relaxing amongst the foxgloves and hellebores in the lush cottage garden with paver patios, walkways and driveway. A formal entry leads you into this well-appointed home with a cheerful kitchen and dining area with fireplace. The living room features a wood burning, river rock fireplace, window seats, French doors to the patio, and high ceilings with hand-hewn beams. There are two bedrooms on the main level, one with a fireplace and each with French doors to an outside area and a shared full bath. The Primary Suite is upstairs with balcony, high ceilings, and beautiful bathroom. There is a wine storage area and access to the utility area in the basement on the main floor. There is ample storage throughout, laundry area, and a finished, attached garage.