Laguna Beach Real Estate Blog

North Laguna Beach Front Homes

Jan 22 75 Views, 0 Comments.

North Laguna offers several locations where you can find beach front homes located directly on the sand.  This area offers some of the most expensive homes in all of Orange County with beach front homes offered for as high as $49.5 million dollars.  The two communities where you can find these beachfront homes is the Irvine Cove and Emerald Bay neighborhoods.  Irvine Cove is home to the Irvine Family who own a small section of the neighborhood and have a private beach for themselves.  The rest of the community is a mixture of homes located on the sand and in the hills offering wonderful views of the ocean.  The Irvine Cove community is one of the most private neighborhoods in Laguna Beach with it's own secluded cove beach and guard gated entrance.  There

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Laguna Beach Modern Ocean View Homes

Jan 15 122 Views, 0 Comments.

Laguna Beach has always had a lot of homes designed in both the Modern and Contemporary architectural design.  The city is very much an artistic town with art festivals and galleries with residents who appreciate and enjoy the modern style.  In Southern California the beach towns of La Jolla and Laguna Beach have the highest concentration of modern homes but none more breathtaking than the ocean view homes that can be found in Laguna.

The best areas to find these beautiful homes would be in the three main areas by the beach which consist of South Laguna, The Laguna Village and North Laguna.  In South Laguna, look for communities like Arch Beach Heights, South Laguna Village and Alta Vista which has a large number of modern homes that overlook the

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South Laguna Ocean View Condos

Jan 7 596 Views, 0 Comments.

The South Laguna area has many places to find ocean view condos in all different price points.  Some of the most affordable condos can be found on Wesley Drive where two bedroom ocean view condos can be found in the mid $600,000 range.  Buildings like "Laguna Ocean Vista Condos" located at 21681 Welsey Dr offer ocean view units that offer a short walking distance to the Montage resort and local shopping and grocery store located across from the hotel.  The units come with two large bedrooms, private patio and dining room area with monthly association dues of $410.00 which include the community pool and clubhouse.  Another condo building located on this street known as "Wesley Pacific" located at 21701 Wesley Dr is a large complex that offers wonderful

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Most Expensive Homes Sold in 2014

Dec 31 143 Views, 0 Comments.

The Laguna Beach Real Estate market was in full swing in 2014 as home sales continued to rise and the luxury home market saw some really big sales this year.  The most expensive sale was located at 2675 Riviera Dr which is located in the plush Irvine Cove gated community.  The oceanfront estate located on the bluff front on Abalone Point sold for a record $23.6 million on 6/16/2014.  The home featured four bedrooms, five baths and 11,722 square feet of three different levels.  This was one of many homes that came on the market in the Abalone Point area with one neighboring home marketed for as high as $65 million.

Most Expensive Home Sale in Laguna Beach, California for 2014

The second highest price home sale was located at 176 Emerald Bay which sold for $15,075,000 on 9/22/2014.  This is just shy of last years

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Laguna Seacliff Oceanfront Condos

Dec 24 195 Views, 0 Comments.

The Laguna Seacliff building sits on a rock formation that is set out in the Pacific Ocean and offers two bedroom condos that can have some of the best oceanfront views to be found in Laguna Beach, California.  The condo complex was originally built in 1960 and at the time was a premier place to live on the water.  Situated in the plush North Laguna Beach neighborhood and on the oceanfront street "Cliff Drive" is a truly unique spot.  With local building codes and Coastal commission regulations a building like this could not be built in today's age. 

The complex offers a secure gated entrance and once inside there is a central community pool, underground parking and a variety of units located on the lower and upper levels of the building.  Fisherman's

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Twin Points Laguna Beach Estate

Dec 17 360 Views, 0 Comments.

The Twin Points Estate is probably one of the most recognizable and most photographed spots in all of Laguna Beach, California.  Situated at the tip of Marine Drive in North Laguna sits a large parcel of land that spans 74,052 square feet according to Realist Tax records.  Commonly referred to as "Twin Points" for the two separate sections of land that stretch out into the Pacific Ocean.  If you were to stand the very tip of either of these points you would view Emerald Bay to the north and Main Beach to the south. 

Twin Points Estate In Laguna Beach, California

In today's real estate market it's almost unheard of to have this much oceanfront land associated with one property.  Typical ocean front homes will be located on around a 10,000 square foot lot with lots between 20,000 to 40,000 square

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Montage Ocean View Homes

Dec 10 156 Views, 0 Comments.

The Montage Laguna Beach private residences are some of the most expensive real estate found in Laguna Beach, California.  The Montage sits on a large oceanfront parcel of land that is situated at a point in the South Laguna area of Laguna Beach.  The hotel occupies the south section of this parcel with the northern section dedicated for high end bungalow style homes that overlook the ocean.  These homes offer an easy walk to the beach and enjoy all the amenities associated with the 5 star resort.  The aerial photograph below showcases the land and the homes found at the Montage Resort.

Aerial View of Montage Ocean View Homes in Laguna Beach, CA

Currently, there is only one home listed for sale here at 25 Montage Way that is on the market for $29,995,000.  The home features over 8,3000 square feet of living…

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Seacliff Drive Ocean View Homes

Dec 3 213 Views, 0 Comments.

One of the best hidden spots to find both oceanfront and ocean view homes is on a small street called "Seacliff Drive."  This small and winding road leads down from Pacific Coast Hwy and gets out into the Pacific Ocean on a steep cliff as pictured below.

Seacliff Drive Ocean View Homes In Laguna Beach, California

Magnificent homes sit directly on the cliff with great coastline and white water ocean views. The South Laguna area is widely known for having lower priced oceanfront and ocean view homes and this street is no exception. Currently, an oceanfront home sits directly above the sand and is listed for $6,488,000. One of the unique features of the home besides the great views is the direct access to the sandy beach. The home incorporates a path that leads down to the sand that sits in front of the Laguna

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Laguna Lido Ocean View Condos

Nov 19 215 Views, 0 Comments.

The Laguna Lido is one of the most expensive condo buildings in all of Laguna Beach and the best place to find oceanfront and ocean view condos for sale.  Located directly on the sand at 31755 Coast Highway are two stand alone buildings located on both the upper and lower level.  The two buildings are separated by the community pool as pictured below.  Condos rarely come on the market in this complex, especially in the lower level where condos have recently been sold up to $3 million dollars earlier this year.

The Laguna Lido complex is built like a mini resort with a full size fitness room, community saline pool, shower and game room and individual lockers.  One of the best features of the building is an elevator that provides direct access to the

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Laguna Royale Ocean View Condos

Nov 12 236 Views, 0 Comments.

The Laguna Royale building is located at 31423 Coast Hwy in Laguna Beach and is one of the largest condo buildings to be found in this small beach town. The condos offer a wide range of ocean views depending on where the condo is located. The complex is located directly on the ocean front and offers a total of 78 units. The building is secure with a guard gated entrance, subterranean underground parking and an on site property manager.

It’s important to understand the layout of the building and how different locations will offer different views. There are two upper levels that are recessed back from the lower level unit with a large roof top patio area that is part of the view from these upper units. It’s still a great view but basically you are

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