$2,879,000 - 281 Cypress Drive, Laguna Beach

  • 3Beds
  • 3Baths
  • 1,776SQ. Feet
  • 0.16Acres

ADU Opportunity. Charming 3 bedroom, 3 bath highly upgraded cottage in the most desirable neighborhood in Laguna Beach, only a block to the ocean and downtown village. One of the last large FLAT lots in North Laguna Beach with rare R-3 zoning and plenty of parking. This property has upside potential, with room for 2 ADU's or a guest house. Recently renovated by a Laguna Beach designer, this “modern farmhouse meets coastal beach cottage” has architectural plans for additional square footage of the existing home, and 2 additional beach cottage units that add over 5,000 sq. ft. of living space on the nearly 7,000 sq. ft. lot. The 1st floor includes a large living room, upgraded kitchen with Quartz countertops, 2 bedrooms, and 2 luxury baths. The 2nd floor features a master suite and 3rd luxury bath with a walk-in shower and soaking tub. The backyard currently features a detached studio with two separate areas, one is perfect for an artist workshop, the other for a home office or additional storage. This property also has parking for 4 cars, a luxury in any beach town! The backyard was designed for entertaining and perfect for hosting family and friends. This home is an excellent investment property, beach home, or future family compound.

Sales Agent

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

Essential Information

  • MLS® #:SW21050238
  • Price:$2,879,000
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3.00
  • Full Baths:3
  • Square Footage:1,776
  • Acres:0.16
  • Year Built:1912
  • Type:Residential
  • Sub-Type:Single Family Residence
  • Style:Cottage
  • Status:Active

Community Information

  • Address:281 Cypress Drive
  • Area:NL - North Laguna
  • City:Laguna Beach
  • County:Orange
  • State:CA
  • Zip Code:92651


  • Parking:Driveway
  • Garages:Driveway
  • View:None
  • Pool:None


  • Interior:Wood
  • Interior Features:Beamed Ceilings, Stone Counters, Bedroom on Main Level
  • Appliances:6 Burner Stove, Built-In Range
  • Cooling:Central Air
  • Fireplace:Yes
  • Fireplaces:Living Room
  • Stories:Two


  • Lot Description:0-1 Unit/Acre

School Information

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

Additional Information

  • Date Listed:March 11th, 2021
  • Days on Market:21
  • HOA Fees:0.00

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