Enjoy the beautiful views of Monte Toyon Nature Preserve while relaxing on the extra spacious deck of this lovely renovated cottage in a tranquil neighborhood. The quartz countertops and custom kitchen cabinetry lead into the open-plan living space, with freshly installed natural cedar shiplap, all new light and water fixtures, and upgraded LVP flooring for a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere. The incredibly spacious deck has unobstructed views of the neighboring nature preserve and the stars above for quiet nights enjoying nature or inviting guests for an outdoor BBQ. Plenty of storage is available in the large attic and outdoor shed. Home is two parcels of approximately 6,000 sqft each for a total of close to 12,154 sqft. The nature preserve outside the doorstep provides access to over 30 miles of hiking and biking trails in your front yard! This lovely home is conveniently located 5 minutes from Aptos Village with charming boutique restaurants and shopping, and Rio Beach is only minutes away. Easy access to Hwy 1 for a quick commute.