A short 20 minute drive from Carmel along the beautiful coastal highway 1 and a left turn into the forrest brings you to Mary's stunning hill top cottage, with fabulous views across the valley and mountains. The house is a one of a kind with unusual but great design features all in wood. A massive wood burner heats the place to any temperature and Mary kindly provided wood for $8 a box that'll last you a long evening! The bedroom is situated in a large Yurt with a large sky light. Being there early December did mean that a dash to the bathroom required a warm coat! The hot tub and the outdoor fire place make this a perfect spot for long summer evenings. Thanks Mary it was surreal and we'll be back!