Exquisite estate in one of Carmel's most prestigious gated neighborhoods. Unparalleled in both architect and design, this stunning 5 bedroom, 7.5 bath home astutely rests on over 1 acre of lush landscaping with pond view. Elegance from the start with ornate metal work and gleaming hardwoods throughout the main level. Stately two story great room with its elegant stone fireplace commands attention. Main level master suite is a true getaway with fireplace and spa-like bath. Classic library with warm wood tones and fireplace. Dream kitchen for any chef with over-sized center island, granite back splash, and adjacent hearth and breakfast rooms. The open floor plan and exquisite finishes continue to the lower level with additional kitchen, theater room, exercise room, and refined entertaining spaces. Gorgeous parcel rests along the lake and boasts fully fenced rear yard with ample space to run and play.