$3,950,000 - 271 La Brea Street, Laguna Beach

  • 3Beds
  • 4Baths
  • 2,967SQ. Feet
  • 0.10Acres

The laid-back Laguna Beach lifestyle is on offer in this recently renovated gem, with ocean views stretching to Treasure Island and The Headlands in Dana Point. Located in a North Laguna neighborhood dotted with quintessentially charming beach bungalows and upscale homes with ample street parking on La Brea, this custom home was built in 2012 and beautifully refreshed in 2022, and offers 2,967 +/- s.f., with 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, in a reverse floor plan that puts living areas on the upper floor to maximize ocean and coastline views. Floor-to-ceiling glass brings spectacular sunlight into the living room, and a corner window captures views of leafy trees, blue skies, and ocean swells. An open concept layout includes a comforting fireplace, and links to a dining room with sliding doors that hide away to connect to a fantastic ocean view balcony with BBQ. Wraparound counters offer bar seating and a place to relax with a cool drink while enjoying culinary delights in the pristine kitchen. Brilliant white cabinets are topped with exquisite new porcelain counters and backsplashes, two new sinks make food prep easy, top-line appliances include a 6-burner range, under-counter microwave, large capacity refrigerator, and storage is found in both the walk-in pantry, and a butler’s pantry that connects to the 2-car garage and driveway parking. A formal entry, powder room, and a workspace complete the main level. An expansive bonus space downstairs has sliding doors that connect to a low-maintenance backyard with new exterior lighting, and refreshed landscaping with new trees that create privacy. Three bedroom suites feature bathrooms with stone surfaces, with one guest suite offering a private entrance and patio. The primary suite is a breezy space featuring sliding doors that link to the outdoors, an oversized custom walk-in closet, and an ensuite with dual vanities, a frameless glass shower, and a separate tub. A downstairs laundry room is convenient, and new upgrades are found throughout, including refinished travertine floors, new carpet & fresh interior paint, and kitchen countertops and fixtures. Situated in a walkable location with easy access to upscale eateries, chic boutiques, eclectic galleries, and less than 10-minute walking distance to stunning beaches such as Shaw’s Cove and Crescent Bay.

Sales Agent

Sam SmithLaguna Beach Realtors ®Phone: 949-355-1622Cell: 949-355-1622Contact Agent Now

Essential Information

  • MLS® #:OC22041188
  • Price:$3,950,000
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:4.00
  • Full Baths:3
  • Half Baths:1
  • Square Footage:2,967
  • Acres:0.10
  • Year Built:2012
  • Type:Residential
  • Sub-Type:Single Family Residence
  • Status:Closed

Community Information

  • Address:271 La Brea Street
  • Area:NL - North Laguna
  • Subdivision:North Laguna (NL)
  • City:Laguna Beach
  • County:Orange
  • State:CA
  • Zip Code:92651


  • Utilities:Cable Available, Electricity Connected, Natural Gas Connected, Sewer Connected, Water Connected
  • Parking Spaces:4
  • Parking:Door-Multi, Driveway, Garage Faces Front, Garage, Garage Door Opener
  • # of Garages:2
  • Garages:Door-Multi, Driveway, Garage Faces Front, Garage, Garage Door Opener
  • View:Coastline, Ocean
  • Pool:None


  • Interior:Carpet, Stone
  • Interior Features:Balcony, Pantry, Recessed Lighting, All Bedrooms Down, Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Appliances:6 Burner Stove, Barbecue, Dishwasher, Gas Cooktop, Gas Oven, Gas Water Heater, Microwave, Refrigerator, Tankless Water Heater, Water Heater
  • Heating:Central
  • Cooling:Central Air
  • Fireplace:Yes
  • Fireplaces:Family Room
  • # of Stories:2
  • Stories:Two


  • Exterior:Stone, Stucco
  • Exterior Features:Rain Gutters
  • Lot Description:0-1 Unit/Acre, Sprinkler System
  • Construction:Stone, Stucco

School Information

  • District:Laguna Beach Unified
  • Elementary:El Morro
  • Middle:Thurston
  • High:Laguna Beach

Additional Information

  • Date Listed:November 22nd, 2021
  • Days on Market:124
  • HOA Fees:0.00

Provided By: John Cain, Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty.

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