Laguna Beach has many homes that are located near the Crystal Cove nature preserve that is protected land between the homes in Laguna Beach and the Crystal Cove housing development in Newport Beach, California. These homes are located in the upper section of the Irvine Cove gated community and commonly known as "Upper Irvine Cove." One of the nice benefits for these homes that boarder the preserve area is the instant privacy these homes get to enjoy. Homes can never be built on the preseve so there is no worries about another party building a home that would block your view.
One of the benefits of living in this community is the direct access to the beach. Homes located on the upper side of Irvine Cove can conveniently go under Coast Highway through a tunnel that ends up at the beach. The beach at Irvine Cove is a private beach with a community clubhouse and children's play area. You will not find any outside tourist walking paths down to the beach so only residents of this community can enjoy this beach. If you are considering buying in the Crystal Cove community in Newport Beach you should consider the Irvine Cove community as an option as well. Below are the current homes for sale in the Upper Irvine Cove area.