Adorable SINGLE STORY with 4 bedrooms & 2 baths in the award winning Encinitas Union School district on a quiet cul-sac in the highly sought after community of Rancho Ponderosa. This meticulously cared-for home has an open greatroom vibe into the dining room, living room, and kitchen flowing seamlessly creating a feeling of home. Kitchen has updated cabinetry with granite counters and backsplash, stainless steel appliances, and recessed lighting. This shared space features Old-World Italian-style Travertine flooring, dual-pane windows, cozy fireplace, vaulted ceilings, and sliding doors opening to a gorgeous backyard- perfect for entertainment and family gatherings. Enjoy the flagstone patio, built-in BBQ, views to the west and lush landscape with palm trees, flower vines, lime trees, grape vines, passion fruit, herbs and tomato plants. French doors on the other side of the patio give access to a beautiful large master bedroom with many windows and a side door to your exclusive side patio creating your private oasis for your morning coffee and access to Jacuzzi pad prewired for a spa. This energy efficient home includes 15 paid-for Solar panels (Electric bill in 2021 for the entire year was just over $40, averaging a little over $3 a month!). All of this & yet still less than 5 minutes to the Forum & the Botanical Garden, close to I-5, the beach & historic downtown Encinitas where you will find nightlife, restaurants, an old historic theater and plenty of shops along the coast highway. Newer AC, Furnace, and Master bedroom suite added to the original 3 bedroom home makes this a unique find. The neighborhood includes 3 parks with playgrounds, a super-low $54 per month HOA and no Mello Roos! This turnkey opportunity in an established neighborhood with long-time neighbors is move-in ready.