Your wish list built this home: ocean views, acreage, privacy, 5 mins from the beach, family home, entertainer's dream - is it sounding familiar yet? Once you drive up to this gated estate & pull under the porte cochere, you know this is a special property. The grand foyer welcomes you inside, where a spacious layout designates plenty of space to the family & dedicates the rest to peerless entertaining. The ground floor features a large living room, formal dining room, study, den, & gorgeous kitchen, which boasts granite counters, custom cabinets, & even a built-in espresso machine. The huge outdoor deck & level backyard are made for entertaining by sunset: a built-in fire pit, a covered pergola, ocean views, & Monterey city lights across the Bay, on a clear night. Additionally, the detached garage features a large bonus room, perfect for an office, workshop, or storage. Retreat to a hidden gem in the north Aptos hills & get it all: privacy, convenience, family, & stunning views.