Adorable cottage style pool home in a picture-perfect, quiet neighborhood in South Carlsbad. Located only 15 mins to the beach, this home sits on a rare over-quarter acre lot adorned with lovely rose gardens and a large front lawn as you walk up to the pavered front porch entry. The home features a newer roof & heat-reflective exterior paint, as well as a completely private, expansive backyard lined with tall trees & rose gardens and equipped with a sparkling blue pool, two wraparound patio areas, an additional raised patio by the pool for lounging, a spacious side yard & separate idyllic side patio w/ bird baths, and a large open lawn area that's great for hosting. As you walk through the double front doors inside, the upgraded & well-maintained home is wrapped in dual pane vinyl windows and features a functional floorplan with high vaulted ceilings, engineered wood flooring, separate living & family rooms and an updated kitchen w/ glass display & shaker style cabinets, granite counters, rustic tile backsplash and a bonus bar extension that's perfect for entertaining with a sit-in raised island, stainless steel wine cooler, built-in desk area, large picture windows, elevated ceiling w/ skylight and wide slider to the backyard for the desirable indoor/outdoor living. The primary suite, family room & living/dining area also all boast sliders to their own patio areas and the backyard creating an open, breezy feel throughout. The home's central location also offers easy access to the beautiful Stagecoach Park & Playground w/ multiple sports courts & amenities, as well as the golfing at Omni La Costa & Aviara Golf Club, Encinitas, multiple shopping centers, the surrounding school district and North County's long stretch of beaches! This won't last, schedule a showing to view!