Nestled in the heart of the Aptos Hills within an exclusive gated community, this exceptional Mediterranean style residence is surrounded by graceful California Coastal Oaks & views of the surrounding mountains. The architecture captures natural light with expansive windows & skylights. Unparalleled in quality, this home boasts nearly 3, 000 s.f. of living space & 2.3 acres of privacy. Central to the Monterey Bay & Silicon Valley, this property's location is also within close proximity to beaches, state parks, schools, shopping, entertainment, dining & Hwy 1. Interior features of this home include a chef's dream kitchen, sunny breakfast nook, formal dining room, living room with custom built in cabinetry, dual master bedroom suites, separate office area, gleaming hardwood floors, & high ceilings. The floor plan of this home flows seamlessly between indoor & outdoor spaces. Entertain in style & enjoy al fresco dining on the terraces. State of the art music studio. Attached 3 car garage.