Laguna Beach Gated Communities

Our Laguna Beach Real Estates showcased the many Laguna Beach Gated Community Homes For Sale In Laguna Beach, California.  You will find gated communities in North Laguna, South Laguna and the Laguna Village area for single family homes and gated condo buildings as well.  Laguna Beach gated communities will feature a wide range of properties including oceanfront, ocean view and waterfront homes.

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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

Feb 7

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The Laguna Lido has recently updated their pet policy when it comes to those who are planning to rent a condo in the complex.  This includes those looking to do a long term lease and those looking for vacation rentals as well.  According to several owners in the building the policy does not effect owners who live there as they are still allowed to have pets.  The rule takes aim at those looking to rent at the Laguna Lido as renters are not allowed to have pets.  We recently had some clients who were looking to rent the property for one month in the summer time and were told by multiple owners that the new policy does not allow for them to have pets, only for the owners.

Located on the oceanfront, the Laguna Lido is widely considered one of the top

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

Oct 17

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Laguna Beach offers a wide variety of properties from majestic ocean front homes located above the crashing waves to small beach cottages located in the heart of the city.  We often get requests for clients looking for homes that offer a guest casita.  This is typically done to accommodate extend family members who prefer to have separate living quarters from the regular part of the house.  It's also ideal for those have have many friends and visitors to the home who want to stay in private accomodations.  As you can image with all the high end luxury homes that exist in Laguna Beach many of the guest houses can be very elaborate and offer the ultimate in luxury living.  

A good example of this is a home that's currently on the market in the gated

Dec 6

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This has been a record year for real estate sales in Laguna Beach.  We have seen some incredible homes sell at amazing prices and some of the most premium properties coming on the market for sale.  By far the most exciting part of the year was seeing the iconic Twin Points home come on the market for sale.  Twin Points is a rare property that sits on a huge ocean front parcel of land that splits into two points, hence the name "Twin Points."  The land can be seen from many coastline spots and we never thought we would see this iconic property come on the market this year.

Twin Points is located at 1101 Marine Drive in Laguna Beach.  The home sold for $45,000,000 and closed escrow on 02/02/2016.  It was originally listed at $75,000,000 and was on the

Sep 30

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Emerald Bay is well known for being one of the best places to find ocean view properties in all of Laguna Beach, California.  The market for homes located on the oceanfront in Emerald Bay is also picking up with the recent pending sale at 168 Emerald Bay priced at $20,995,000.  There is a lot of history to the oceanfront market here that explains some of these price jumps.  First, 168 Emerald Bay has had a rich history of home sales over the year.  

Back in 2007, this magnificent oceanfront estate home that features 5,750 square feet of living space sold for a record $19,000,000.  This was truly a record price at the time and right before the market went down.  The owners of that property then sold the property in 2012 for $16,000,000 a record price at

Sep 10

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Allview Terrace gated community is located in the North Laguna area of Laguna Beach, California.  This is a very small neighborhood of approximately 34 homes located on a quiet cul-de-sac street at one of the highest points in the northern section of Laguna Beach.  The majority of these homes were built in the mid 1960's and 1970's and modest size beach homes.  Most of the properties will average 3,000 square feet of living space with homes located high on the hill offering views of the Pacific Ocean.  The community does have a formal association with rules and regulations as association dues are paid on a yearly basis and average $750.00.  Children attend schools located in the Laguna Beach unified school district which include El Morro elementary,

May 14

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South Laguna has a nice selection of older historic properties that were built in the 1920's and 1930's.  Some of the oldest homes and neighborhoods exist in this area like the Three Arch Bay gated community that dates back to the early 1920's.  Other notable spots in South Laguna like Point Place offer coastline views that look directly below at Thousand Steps Beach.  As you can expect these historic properties were built in the most prime spots with many of these historic gems built on the ocean front and have commanding views of the Pacific Ocean like the famous Lighthouse house as pictured below.  

One of the most exciting new listings to come up is the historic Crawford Ranch home in South Laguna.  The home was built in 1927 and then featured in

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

Jan 15

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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