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Carmel is such a quaint seaside village nestled in a pine forest . The tree lined streets are full of boutique shops, art galleries,cute cottages, lots of cafes & restaurants.It is also home to a historical Spanish Mission with Mediterranean fountains & gardens.No streetlights, mailboxes ,tacky signs or discount warehouses are allowed here.It is also against the law in Carmel to cut trees & if mature tree roots break a side walk they just make a new sidewalk that goes over or around it There are no tract houses or mass produced anything. The homes are all picture perfect and sometimes seem like something from a fairytale.The unique charm of Carmel is both well planned & protected. The beach has soft white sand & is a very beautiful part of the California Coastline.
- Pros:Beautiful nature & architecture, lots of shops & cafes.
- Cons:Only the rich can live here.
- In a nutshell:Charming Seaside Village
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