Located approximately 1 mile from the beach, this cheery one-story home in Carlsbad is ideal for casual year-round living or a low-maintenance vacation get-away. A desirable interior cul-de-sac location in the Altamira 1 community complements a spacious backyard with a covered brick patio and a large lawn. Indoors, an updated open-concept floor-plan makes it easy to enjoy day-to-day activities and festive entertaining in a living and dining area with high ceilings and clerestory windows. Double doors open to a den, and the bright kitchen displays upgraded wood cabinetry, a breakfast bar and white-on-white appliances. Two bedrooms and two baths are revealed in approximately 1,326 square feet, with the master suite offering a small patio with sliding glass doors and mirrored wardrobes. Both baths boast custom granite counter-tops and tile shower surrounds. Possibilities include transforming the den into a third bedroom and creating a loft in the large attic. Wood-look flooring, designer carpet and neutral paint enrich the details of this home. This neighborhood is in the desirable Carlsbad School District and within walking distance to Pacific Rim Elementary. Close access to freeways and train service make it a breeze to commute and Carlsbads array of shopping centers and restaurants are close by. Altamira 1 has private community pools, spas, clubhouses and beautifully maintained green spaces, all enjoyed for low a HOA dues. Listed by Doug Echelberger, Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty.