Irvine Cove Laguna Beach

We specialize in the Irvine Cove Laguna Beach homes here in Laguna Beach, California  Irvine Cove is known for it's oceanfront, ocean view and beachfront homes here in North Laguna Beach.  It is also one of the most expensive Laguna Beach gated communities here in Laguna Beach, California.

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Aug 13

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Buying a home in Laguna Beach can be tricky when deciding on which neighborhood to live and the best time to buy.  There are pros and cons to buying at different times of the year in Laguna Beach and often depends on how the current real estate market is doing.  It's first important to establish if the market is a buyers or a seller's market.  A buyers market means that homes will sit on the market longer than usual.  Buyers don't have to rush into buying a home and can often negotiate with the seller off the listing price.  In a seller's market properties are selling very fast and the owners are in control on who they sell it and the price they think the market will bear.  

Most of the homes in Laguna Beach will come on the market between January

Mar 7

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When Real Estate agents take a listing it is usually for a 6 or 12 month period.  Of course, this can be any length of time that the owner wants as we have seen it as short as one month when the owner really wants to get it sold right away.  After this set amount of time when the property does not sell it goes off the market and is considered an "expired listing."  Be prepared when this happens as dozens of real estate agents who's sole job is to call on expired listings will start calling you non-stop the morning after the home expires.  

These agents make a living trying to convince owners why their home didn't sell and to use them the next time around.  What most seller's don't realize is that these types of agents have very good phone skills but

Nov 7

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What a record year for home sales in Laguna Beach this year.  With a strong economy and comes record sales for ocean front properties with 3 home sales over $30 million dollars this year.  The 3 sales occurred in the communities of Irvine Cove and Victoria Beach.  The three properties are not new to the market as they have been on the market at previous times but what makes this unique is that all 3 homes sold in the same calendar year for record prices, all with commanding ocean front views.  2018 was a great year for real estate in Laguna Beach and here is a quick recap of the most expensive homes sold in Laguna Beach.

Two of the three sales occurred in the Irvine Cove community.  First, 2471 Riviera Drive sold for $35,820,000 after being on the

Apr 10

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Laguna Beach is a unique city that has many small neighborhoods that offer private cul-de-sac locations where homes can be offered for sale.  Real Estate prices will vary a lot depending on where the home is located.  Some of these factors include the proximity to the beach, having an ocean view or not and the proximity to the downtown Village area.  Homes located at the southern end of the Laguna Beach will most likely be more affordable than those located north of downtown.  

Starting in South Laguna area several cul-de-sac neighborhoods like Coast Royal that are located just above Coast Highway and have incredible ocean views.  These homes have close proximity to West street beach, the Montage resort and the Monarch Beach area.  Other notable

Nov 18

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The Emerald Terrace neighborhood is filled with many contemporary home that over look the Pacific Ocean and offer stunning Catalina Island and sunset views.  The location is really ideal as it's situated in the upscale North Laguna area that is well regarded as one of the most desirable sections of town to live.  Because of this it is also features some of the most expensive homes for sale with top gated communities like Irvine Cove and Emerald Bay where homes listed over $20 million dollars is not uncommon.  The Emerald Terrace neighborhood dates back to the 1950's and early 60's when many of these houses were built.  During this period many considered these beach vacation properties and were often residents from the greater Los Angeles area.  Over the

Jan 22

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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

Dec 31

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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

Oct 1

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Irvine Cove in Laguna Beach is the premier gated community and Laguna Beach, California that currently features 3 homes priced over $36,000 with two homes over $49 million dollars. What draws in these huge price points? First, it's all about location. Irvine Cove is ideally located at the very edge of Laguna Beach and has breathtakingly large cliffs near Abalone Point that cascade down to the Pacific Ocean as pictured below. Homes are built as the top of these bluffs and have 180 degree panoramic views.  The community wraps around the two cliffs on both the north and south side of the neighborhood forming a small bay area which creates it's own private beach. 

Aerial Photography of Irvine Cove Community in Laguna Beach, CA

There is a small section on the south side of the community that offers 5 beach front homes

Mar 13

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Another $50 million dollar plus home has come on the market in the exclusive Irvine Cove community in North Laguna Beach. 2431 Riviera Drive has just hit the market for $55 million dollars and is listed by Hilton & Hyland.  What makes this home unique is the location. Laguna Beach has very few beach front homes that sit directly on the beach and are located in a gated community. 2431 Riviera Dr features 180 feet of water frontage, arguably in one of the best communities in Laguna Beach and is one of only 5 beach front homes in the entire Irvine Cove community.

The home features six bedrooms with 10,000 square feet of living space with vaulted wood beam ceilings, sliding glass doors that open to the pool & spa. Some of the highlights of the home

Jan 2

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As recently reported by the Wall Street Journal, Laguna Beach has seen one of the largest homes sales in 2013 located at the exclusive gated community known as "Irvine Cove."  The property located at 2495 Riviera Dr in Laguna Beach has sold for a record $33 million on 10/25/13 according to our Realist tax records.  The property was one of the few homes that opens directly on to the sand in the Irvine Cove community and located just south of the beach trail that Irvine Cove residents use to get down to the beach.

The home featured five bedroom with a total of 7,200 square feet of living space and was newly constructed in 2012.  The home blended the use of glass and wood with direct views of the ocean and sandy beach.  A central courtyard pool