Escape to the hills with this adorable cottage in the foothills of the Sierra. The main floor offers an open living area with wood-burning stove, kitchen with view out onto the garden pond, full bath and two sunlit bedrooms. The lower floor is a master suite with a spacious bedroom, pellet stove, large walk-in closet, laundry room, full bath, and a den or an office with forest views. Downstairs also includes a shop for storage and DIY projects. There is fresh paint and new dual-paned windows throughout This private property sits on a very quiet court and backs up onto a greenspace. Double wide lot includes ⅔ of a well forested acre and boasts one of the best gardens teeming with native plants, birds and plenty of wildlife. There are two updated decks, the front enjoying filtered sun and the large back deck which offers a shade that is perfect for outdoor dining or for enjoying the afternoon. The driveway is level and gives easy and safe access to the entrance in all seasons. All this is located in Pine Mountain Lake, a gated community with 24 hour safety patrol, newly remodeled Grill and Bar, 18-hole Golf Course, equestrian center, airport, swimming pool, campgrounds, 202-acre lake with three beaches a fisherman's cove and marina. Sports include tennis, pickleball, bocce ball, volleyball and horseshoes as well as archery and gun ranges. World class hiking/biking are nearby and the Yosemite gate is 26 miles away. Shopping and dining are nearby in Historic downtown Groveland.