This STUNNING 3BD/2.5BA home in the heart of Carmel Valley is drenched with natural sunlight and features an open flowing floor plan and loft like ceilings. Tucked away in the gated community of Canyon Ridge in arguably the BEST location in the complex backing to natural space, for privacy and quiet! The beautifully remodeled kitchen has dark wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and granite counter tops. Gorgeous primary bathroom has granite slab counter tops with dual sinks, decorative stone backsplash, neutral tile flooring and shower with frameless glass doors. Spacious walk-in closet features built-in "California" style shelving. Additional highlights include laminate wood flooring, cozy living room fireplace, shutters and custom lighting. The charming and serene low maintenance backyard is your own private oasis with beautiful hardscaping and a gas lava rock fire pit for lounging and entertaining. Enjoy nearby access to the community pool, spa, and greenbelt! Just a short drive to freeways, the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch, Del Mar Highlands Shopping Center, and One Paseo featuring high end restaurants, coffee shops and boutique clothing stores. In addition to some of the HIGHEST rated schools in all of California, Carmel Valley has wonderful parks, walking trails, bike trails and easy access to Del Mar Beaches and Torrey Pines State Preserve.