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Laguna Beach Historic Ocean Front Homes

Aug 27 210 Views, 0 Comments.

Laguna Beach is one of the few beach cities where you will find a large number of historic ocean front homes for sale.  One of the reasons was that homes date back to the early 1900's as Laguna Beach was considered one of the most desirable 2nd home locations from those who lived in the Los Angeles area.  Many of these older homes still exist and mainly can be found in the South Laguna and Laguna Village areas.  Oceanfront homes in Laguna normally will start above the $5 million dollar price point with current historic ocean front homes starting at $5,950,000.  The size of these homes can really vary with some properties being under 2,800 square feet of living space while others will be much larger and incorporate a guest house with an average 5,000

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Laguna Beach Mills Act Homes

Jul 16 240 Views, 0 Comments.

Laguna Beach has a large inventory of older historic homes that were built at the turn of the century.  Many love these older homes for their historic charm and architectural details.  Others seek these homes out for their tax savings if they are covered under the Mills Act.  So what exactly is the Mills act and how does it save a homeowner money?  First, the Mills Act is an National organization that is set out to preserve these historic homes from destruction and modification.  They work with the state and federal government in lowering a homeowners tax base in care of these homes.  Laguna Beach has a lot of older homes but they are all not on the Mills Act.  A resident must submit an application to the Mills Act organziation to get approved before any

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Ocean Front Beach Cottages

Feb 26 325 Views, 0 Comments.

Ocean Front Beach cottages in Laguna Beach are older historic homes that were built in the early 1910's to 1920's and located directly on the beach front.  These types of homes still exist and rarely come on the market.  A perfect example is a new listing that just came on the market and located in the Laguna Village area.  It has been family owned for nearly 95 years which is truly incredible! 

Ocean Front Cottage in Laguna Beach, California

I had a chance to preview the home today and it was really a unique piece of real estate.  The property sits on Coast Hwy and has two separate parcels that consist of an apartment and garages that front Coast Hwy and are zoned commercial.  The 2 bedroom beach cottage is located on the beach front and has the views as pictured above. The home sits directly above

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Laguna Beach Historic Homes built in the 1910's

Dec 12 655 Views, 0 Comments.

Laguna Beach is a haven for older historic homes and 2012 has provided us with a rich inventory of these older historic homes, especially those built in the 1910's.  Currently there are three homes on the market that were built in 1910 and 1915 that still retain the original charm when they were first built.  In fact, 154 Pearl St boasts to be the oldest home in Laguna Beach that was built in 1910 and sits across the street from the ocean bluff in the heart of the Laguna Village.  The home needs a little TLC but with the right vision the home could be brought back from it's former glory. 

A new historic home to come on the market in North Laguna Beach is a home built in 1915 built in the classic Revival Cottage style.  The home is on the smaller side

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Historic homes with curb appeal in Laguna Beach, California

Aug 28 767 Views, 0 Comments.

Laguna Beach is home to many historic residences as the city was one of the hot spots for vacationers as early back at the turn of the century. Since the city has many picturesque coastlines and secret coves and beaches, Laguna Beach has always been a destination city for those looking to relax and enjoy the views. Often times, vacation residences were built as small weekend retreat homes which were easier to maintain and often adequate for the mini vacation.

As Laguna Beach became more of a place of a permanent residence larger historic homes were built. Some of the best places to find these historic gems is the South Laguna, Laguna Village and North Laguna neighborhoods. Since land is at a premium in Laguna Beach doesn't expect to find

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Two Laguna Beach Homes Built in 1925 Come On The Market This Week

Mar 28 733 Views, 0 Comments.

Two Laguna Beach Homes Built in 1925 have come on the market this week making it a great opportunity to own a piece of Laguna Beach History. Located in prime locations in North Laguna and the Laguna Village lie this two historic homes for sale. 1762 Glenneyre St, Laguna Beach is currently priced at $1,495,000 and enjoys the benefit of the Mills Act tax break and located in the prime Woods Cove area of Laguna Beach, California. The Mills Act is a federally run program to give tax benefits to historic home owners in order for them to preserve the historic integrity of the homes. This can be a significant tax savings, especially in California when the normal tax rate is 1% of the purchase price. Each property covered under the Mills Act will slighlty…

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Laguna Beach Historic Homes With Charming Curb Appeal

Jan 17 911 Views, 0 Comments.

We love looking at historic homes, especially here in Laguna Beach, California!  Laguna Beach is home to a wide range of historic properties ranging from small cottage style homes to larger Mediterranean style homes.  Historic homes are typically built in the 1920's and 30's with great charm and personality.  We do sometimes see homes built in the 1940's and 50's that are no being considered "historic homes" as many of the mid-century modern homes are built in a classic style.  Laguna Beach is a quaint little beach town and was filled with many beautiful historic homes by the 1930's.  Now, you will find a large number of these homes offered for sale which gives buyers a wide range of choices when home shopping for a historical home.  Home will range from

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Grand Historic Homes For Sale In Laguna Beach, CA

Sep 12 656 Views, 0 Comments.

Grand Historic homes can be found in any major city across the United States with each town having it's own grand historic home.  Laguna Beach is also home to many grand estate homes that were built in the 1920's up to the 1950's.  The unique part about buying a home in the Laguna Beach area is the benefit of having ocean views and being just minutes to the beach.  Home prices typically will have a wide range depending on the view, size of the lot and the location of the home.  One of the grand historic estate home that is currently on the market can be found in the Temple Hills area of Laguna Beach for $4,650,000 that is situated on a 2/3 acre usable lot.  As we have noted before, Temple Hills in the Laguna Village area is one of the best to find a

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