A Private gated estate in the heart of Carmel. This charming ivy-covered home with a slate roof and rustic wood shutters is located on a private 3/4-acre, gated compound in the heart of Carmel. It is a little bit of Europe tucked away in a peaceful environment bordering the Mission Trail Nature Preserve. The home features cathedral beamed hand-hewn pine ceilings inspired by the design of a ship's hull. Quiet radiant heating is throughout all rooms. A Gothic arched redwood front door opens into the formal entry of the home, consisting of 3 bedrooms, den/office or 4th bedroom and 3.5 baths, including the privately located downstairs master suite with fireplace. The living room, breakfast nook and family room feature floor to ceiling carved fireplaces. All main rooms open to stone patios connected by walkways surrounding the home, with 3 outdoor fireplaces. The property includes attached 2-car garage and detached 2-car garage. There is a small redwood writers cabin with fireplace.