July 2012

Found 6 blog entries for July 2012.

Jul 31

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One of the most sought after communities in Laguna Beach is the Emerald Bay community in North Laguna Beach.  Known as one of the most family friendly communities in all of Orange County, Emerald Bay offers the tight security of a 24 hour guard gate as well as many outdoor activities available for it's residents.  If you have kids you will love the organized events throughout the summer designed just for kids.  In addition, you will find numerous tennis courts, swimming pool & team as well as beach volleyball.  Home prices currently range from $2,229,000 for a fixer upper home in the community and go as high as $35 Million.  If you are looking for an entry level home into this community finding a home that you can fix up and make your own may be your best

Jul 24

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Laguna Beach estate homes are can be found in many different areas of Laguna Beach but if you are in the market for a luxury estate home in a gated community we recommend the following neighborhoods: Three Arch Bay, Emerald Bay & Irvine Cove. 

First, Three Arch Bay is a great place to start.  The community is located in the South Laguna area and features homes located on both the east & west side the freeway.  Commonly referred to as "lower" and "upper" Three Arch Bay with various price ranges depending on the size and view, proximity to the beach and the views.  The inventory of homes is really low in the Lower Three Arch Bay, especially for four bedroom plus ocean view properties.  The great thing about Three Arch Bay is the easy walk down to the

Jul 19

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As Reported today in the OC Register, a $65 Million dollar Irvine Cove home has come on the market (except for the Multiple Listing Service) and is reported the most expensive home in Laguna Beach & Orange County, California.  Located on the Abalone Point in North Laguna Beach, a special enclave of luxury homes at the very point in Irvine Cove that was originally reserved for the Irvine family. 

65 Million Irvine Cove Home For Sale | Laguna Beach Real Estate

The estate feature 18,000 square feet ocean front estate was recently constructed in 2010 and sits on the corner of Riviera & Monaco Drive and above the Irvine Cove beachfront clubhouse.  According to the article "the property has four bedrooms, nine bathrooms and two formal powder rooms, two separate offices, a wine cellar and tasting room, a home theater with

Jul 17

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Laguna Beach topography lends itself to have many wonderful areas and streets that have great ocean views.  Home buyers looking for an ocean view property should first get familiar with the different areas in Laguna and then narrow down their search from there.  Those looking for a great ocean view street that is also beach close and within walking distance to the beach should consider the Coast Royal area of South Laguna Beach.  The Coast Royal area sits right above the Aliso Creek Beach area to the south and has some of the best ocean view streets in all of Laguna Beach.  One of the more popular streets to find these homes for sale is the street "Holly Drive."  Holly Drive is the 2nd to highest street in the community that has commanding views of the

Jul 10

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When living by the beach in Southern California you learn very quickly that land is very expensive and finding a home located on a large lot with either be very expensive or located on the outskirts of town.  If you are looking to live by the beach and want a lot of land then it can be found for a premium price.  We see properties that come on the market from time to time located on double lots but these homes tend to be at the very top of the price range here in Laguna Beach.  Communities like Three Arch Bay, Park Avenue Estates, Top of the World Park Place and Temple Hills are some of the communities that current have 1/2 acre plus lot homes for sale.  The price range for these homes varies a lot on location and currently ranges from $1,625,000 for an

Jul 3

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One of famous streets in Laguna Beach is "Victoria Drive" located in South Laguna.  Victoria Drive is one of the main streets to find the best waterfront and ocean view homes in Laguna Beach.   The homes are located on both the north and south sides of the street with oceanfront homes on the north side and ocean view homes on the south.  You will see a lot of homes advertised as "Almost Oceanfront" which are homes located on the south side of the street.  These homes are truly almost oceanfront since across the street are homes that hang over the ocean.  If you are looking for an ocean front home on Victoria Dr plan to currently spend $3,300,000 for a trust sale home that has just come on the market.  Trust Sales do come on the market here in Laguna Beach