Boasting dramatic views of the Pacific Ocean and the famously photographed Bixby Bridge along Highway 1, this natural masterpiece contains all of the best attributes coastal California can offer. This land are conveniently situated approximately 30 short minutes from both the village of Carmel-by-the-Sea and Big Sur proper. This versatile 107 acre property, located off of Palo Colorado Canyon Road, delivers a beautiful state park style environment while offering sustainable living practices, as well as valuable opportunities for development and agriculture. Invaluable natural springs (registered with the Cal State Water Board) and creeks on the property allow for water storage, organic farming and/or livestock. The property is the only southern access point for the Joshua Creek Ecological Preserve. There is potential for land conservation tax relief/legacy abundant with the diverse land and ecology. An ideal Mediterranean climate positioned just above the fog line provides an ideal growing region for crops such as fruit trees, grapes and flowers, as well as honey bee apiculture. Abundant number of native plants which are used in naturopathic medicinal practices. Multiple established building sites with abundant road access provide a magnificent canvas for building your dream home(s). In addition, zoning potentially allows for 40 acre subdivisions. On the Emerald Ranch, distinct microclimates meet to forge a virtual cornucopia of flora and fauna. Redwood forests stand tall on both sides of year long streams, creeks and waterfalls, creating an extremely meditative environment. Dense oak and madrone groves blanket thevalleys ascending toward the ridgeline, and lead to the vantage point where panoramic views and painted-sky sunsets span as far as the eye can see.