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12th Ave. at SE Corner of San Carlos | Carmel-By-The-Sea

  • Saturday, March 30th | 1 to 3 PM | Lore Lingner
  • Sunday, March 31st | 1 to 3 PM | Lisa Talley Dean
Casual Elegance

Just a few blocks from the charming shops and restaurants of Carmel by the Sea, the cultural arts of the Sunset Center and the white sands of Carmel beach, sits Esprit de la Mer. Possessing an understated elegance that exemplifies Carmel, this single-level home is sited on an oversized corner lot. Planned with a southern orientation, the family room, kitchen and dining room, as well as the rear patio and lush gardens bask in natural light throughout the day. Unusually spacious, the home measures approximately 1870 square feet and features separate living and family rooms, an eat-in kitchen nook and separate dining area. The home has been tastefully updated for a timeless look and features hardwood floors, high ceilings, a separate laundry area, granite counter tops and much more. This turn-key home is ready for full or part-time living and is situated in the coveted Carmel Unified School District.

Listing agent: Lisa Talley Dean – Carmel Realty Company

Tourists Still Lighting Illegal Campfires in Big Sur

Tourists Still Lighting Illegal Campfires in Big Sur

Frightening to realize illegal camp fires are being made while we are in our fourth week of the Soberanes Fire. The photos clearly illustrate we need more toilet facilities.

Xasáuan Today

As everyone knows, a gigantic, illegal-campfire-caused wildfire is currently burning in Big Sur. It has already burned over 80,000 acres, destroyed nearly 60 homes, and led to the death of a firefighter. It isn’t expected to be contained, much less out, until the end of September.

You might think this reality – impossible for anyone living in, or visiting, Big Sur to ignore – would cause people to seriously think twice before building illegal fires of their own.

You might think this. But you’d be wrong.

Tourists are still lighting fires along the coast on a nightly basis. Many, in places that directly threaten homes and portions of the backcountry (like the Silver Peak Wilderness) the current fire is expected to spare.

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Here, for example, lie the remains of a very recent campfire at Salmon Creek. Remember Salmon Creek?

Notice how it was not put out with water, but…

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26 LA RANCHERIA RD: 3 bed 2 Full,1 Partial bath, Active $1,275,000

Valley serenity – featuring high ceilings, semi-open floor plan, awall of windows in the living room, wood burning fireplace, opens to deck. Beautiful hardwood floors. Formal dining & breakfast room, kitchen with pantry, laundry. Lower floor features master suite with fireplace, walk-in closet,…