Laguna Beach Real Estate News and Market updates

The Franco Team is ready to help you find your new home in the Laguna Beach area.  Real Estate prices in this area range from $350,000 for a one bedroom condo to the multi millions of dollars for custom ocean front estates.  One the most prestigious area is Irvine Cove.  For just under forty million dollars this stunning estate is one of only five homes In Irvine Cove that opens onto the beach.  With breath taking views from the walls of glass this home brings the outdoors in. This home is new, took years in design and construction and is done in the classic California Contemporary style.

Enjoy a beautiful sunny afternoon playing nine-holes of golf at Laguna Beach’s only golf course.  The Aliso Creek Ill Golf course is nestled in eighty acres in Laguna Beach and is a challenging nine – hole course.  Opened to the public in September 1950, this golf course has been the main stay of what the Inn was designed around.  Enjoy a drink and dinner afterwards in Ben Brown’s 10th Hole. There is a full service Golf Shop on the premises to help meet all your golfing needs.

Nov. 14, 2023

5th Annual Coast Film Festival

The 5th Annual Coast Film Festival will be taking place November 8th through 12th. The Coast Film and Music Festival is a showcase of adventure and documentary films, from the mountains to seas. This five-day festival creates a community for creators, conservationists, environmentalists, and adventure seekers. For more information, see their website at: https://www.coastfilmfestival.com/.

 

Costa Mesa is an Orange County city surrounded by Huntington Beach, Irvine, and Newport Beach.  This 16 square mile city is just one mile from the Pacific Ocean, at its southernmost point. Located at 463 E. 19thStreet, this 4,300 square foot home is part of the Eastside Central neighborhood in the Eastside, Costa Mesaarea. This six-bedroom, five-bathroom home was built in 1947 and was expanded and remodeled in 2020. Enter the home through a two-story foyer with 20-foot ceilings and multi-tiered staircase. Attention to detail can be seen in the marble finished fireplace, custom built-ins, and Dutch door. The gourmet kitchen features a breakfast room, mosaic tile backsplash, and stainless-steel appliances. This home sits on a 7,600 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a large, private backyard, built-in barbeque area with bar seating and low-maintenance landscaping. This home is within walking distance to Mariners Elementary School. Eastside Costa Mesa is bordered by the 55 Freeway and the city of Newport Beach. Eastside has approximately forty neighborhoods with 2,000 homes. 

 

Laguna Beach is one of the oldest cities in Orange County. With over seven miles of beaches, Laguna Beach is an outdoor lover’s paradise. The population of the city is approximately 23,000 residents. Located at 322 Emerald Bay, this 5,400 square foot home is part of the Emerald Bay development. This six-bedroom, seven-bathroom home was built in 2003. Attention to detail can be seen in the high-volume ceilings, multiple fireplaces and crown molding. The gourmet kitchen features a large center island, top of the line appliances and dumb waiter. The home has a three-car garage with space for a golf cart. There are views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, white water, city night lights and spectacular sunsets. This home sits on a 6,400 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy spa, covered dining loggia, mature landscaping, grilling station, and outdoor fireplace. Emerald Bay is a 24-hour guard gated community and is located between Smithcliffs and Irvine Cove.

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Sept. 29, 2023

Michael Franco Sells 28 Fairway Point in Newport Coast

Michael Franco of Coldwell Banker Newport Beach recently sold the listing at 28 Fairway Point in the Pelican Hill Development in Newport Coast. This estate sold for 11.4 million dollars. This seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom home was built in 2006. Among the many features of this estate is a rare first floor master suite with dual walk-in closets and direct access to the backyard. Other amenities include a sauna, indoor pool, steam room, gym, 12-person home theater and 450 bottle wine cellar.  This estate was designed by Richard Kranz and modeled after a Tuscan country villa.  The estate has a subterranean four car garage. There are wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, city night lights, fairway and green views of the Pelican Hill Golf Course and stunning sunsets. This home sits on a 20,000 square foot piece of property, nearly a half-acre with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, entertaining is a joy in the enclosed courtyard, around the swimming pool, spa, under the covered loggia, in the barbeque pavilion and bar, around the outdoor fireplace and lounge. The yard is professional landscaped and has a raised vegetable garden. Pelican Hill has 140 custom built estates and 24-hour guard gated security.

 

The Taste of Laguna Beach Food and Music Festival is taking place on Thursday, October 5th. This fest combines a large of variety of food vendors and an evening concert. Thirty local restaurants and chefs will be participating featuring their signature dishes, specialty items and popular menu items. The Mighty Untouchables will performing and are back due to popular demand. The doors open at 6pm.  The Taste of Laguna Beach is being held on the Festival of Arts Grounds.  The Festival of Arts is located at 650 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. 

https://www.lagunabeachchamber.org/events/details/taste-of-laguna-2023-food-music-festival-71085


Newport Coast is part of the city of Newport Beach in Orange County. Newport Coast is home to the Pelican Hill Development, Crystal Cove and The Crystal Cove State Park and Beach. Located at 28 Lemans, this 3,600 square foot home is part of the Aubergine development. This four-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 2001. Attention to detail can be seen in the custom window coverings, vaulted ceilings, and recessed lighting. The gourmet kitchen features a butler’s pantry, custom cabinetry, and professional grade appliances.  This home sits on an 8,400 square foot piece of property, with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a built-in barbeque, and fire pit. Aubergine is has 97 homes with four different home plans. Aubergine is a gated community. Among the many amenities offered in Aubergine are a spa, swimming pool, clubhouse, and tennis courts. 

 

Laguna Beach is an Orange County city just south of Newport Beach. Laguna Beach is dedicated to the arts with three large scale art shows each year, over 180 artists in residence, over 80 art galleries and weekly art gallery walks. Located at 322 Emerald Bay, this 5,400 square foot home is part of the Emerald Bay development.  This six-bedroom, seven-bathroom home was built in 2003. Attention to detail can be seen in the oversized windows, crown molding and recessed lighting. The chef’s kitchen features a large center island, a dumb waiter and professional grade appliances. There are far-reaching views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, white water, city night lights and vibrant sunsets.  This home sits on a 6,400 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a covered dining loggia, spa, courtyard, outdoor fireplace, and built-in grilling area. Emerald Bay is a 24-hour guard gated development situated between Smithcliffs and Irvine Cove. Emerald Bay residents have private beach access. Among the many amenities offered in Emerald Bay are tennis court, beach volleyball courts and a swim center

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Aug. 31, 2023

Dance Lessons at Laguna Art-A-Fair

Laguna Art-A-Fair is hosting dance classes. Free swing and salsa dance lessons are being offered with instructors from La Vida Dance Studio. Music is provided by the Joz Swing Band. Classes are offered every Friday night from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Lessons are for all ability levels from beginners to seasoned dancers. Enjoy the fair while you are there.  Art-A-Fair is located at 777 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach.  For more information, or to sign up for classes, see their website at: https://allevents.in/mobile/amp-event.php?event_id=80001407382041.

 

Lido Isle is in Newport Harbor and part of the city of Newport Beach. There are approximately 850 homes and one yacht club on Lido Isle. Lido Ilse was begun in the 1920’s making it one of California’s oldest master planned communities. Located at 317 Via Lord Nord, this 2,000 square foot home has four bedrooms and two bathrooms. This home was built in 1940 and was completely renovated in 2020. Attention to detail can be seen in the high-volume ceilings, bi-folding exterior doors and in the open concept floor plan. The chef’s kitchen features a center island, Viking stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops. There are peek-a-boo views from the second floor. This home sits on a 3,000 square foot piece of property, which is large for Lido Isle. This home has a corner lot, from the Strada to the attached two car garage. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a private patio. Among the many amenities offered on Lido Isle are tennis courts, security, a private dock, and clubhouse. 

 

Laguna Beach is an Orange County city just south of Newport Beach. Laguna Beach has over seven miles of pristine sandy beaches.The population of Laguna Beach is approximately 23,000 residents. Located at 31423 Coast Highway, Units 86 and 87, this 2,200 square foot condo unit is part of the Laguna Royale development. This four-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1970. This is one story penthouse double unit has welcoming foyer, direct elevator access, and custom built-in storage. The gourmet kitchen features stainless steel appliances, a wine refrigerator and breakfast bar seating. The unit has gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, whitewater, city night lights and picture-perfect sunsets. There is a large balcony facing the Pacific. Laguna Royale is in South Laguna just south of the Montage Resort and Spa and north of Laguna Lido Condos. There are 78 units in Laguna Royale. Residents have direct beach access.

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Aug. 1, 2023

Music in the Park on Sunday August 6th

The Music in the Park series continues throughout the summer, the next concert will be on Sunday, August 6th. Concerts are held on Sunday nights throughout July and August. August 6th concert will feature Lao Tizer Band, they will play jazz and blues music. Bring your beach blankets and beach chairs to enjoy the concert. The concerts are held at Bluebird Park. These concerts are free to attend.  Bluebird Park is located at 505 Forest Avenue in Laguna Beach. For more information, see their website at: https://www.lagunabeachcity.net/government/departments/cultural-arts/performances/concerts-in-the-park#ad-image-10.

 

Shady Canyon is part of the Turtle Rock Village in the city of Irvine. Shady Canyon is home to three developments and the Shady Canyon Golf Club. Located at 121 Canyon Creek, this 17,200 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom Community. This five-bedroom, ten-bathroom home was built in 2010. Attention to detail can be seen in the hardwood and marble flooring, vaulted and beamed ceilings and French doors. The gourmet kitchen features a built-in Meile coffee station, two butler’s pantries, center island and walk-in pantry. There is elevator access to all levels. The home has views of the surrounding canyons and hills, city night lights and the golf course. This home sits on a very large 35,800 square foot piece of property, with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a saltwater swimming pool, spa, outdoor fireplace, two outdoor showers, lounge area and central courtyard. The outdoor kitchen is completed with a Viking range, Sub-Zero refrigerator, stone countertops pizza oven and wine cooler. The custom designed subterranean garage has space for 17 vehicles, a hydraulic lift and parking turntable. Shady Canyon is home to the Turtle Rock Nature Center with a large variety of wildlife, outdoor classrooms, and classes. 

 

Laguna Beach is one of the oldest beach front cities in Orange County.  Laguna Beach is home to three large scale art festivals each year, 180 artists in residence, over 80 art galleries with weekly art walks every Thursday evening. Located at 20000 Laguna Canyon Road, this 2,900 square foot quadplex is part of The Canyon development. This live work loft space has four units each with one bedroom, one office/workspace and one or two bathrooms. This building was built in 2022. Attention to detail can be seen in the floor to ceiling doors, glass stairways and stainless-steel appliances. There are views of the surrounding hillsides. The quadplex sits on a 10,800 square foot piece of property with six garage spaces. The Canyon is just off of Highway 18 at the top of Laguna Beach. This residence is within walking distance to the Laguna College of Art and Design. The local beaches and downtown Laguna Beach are a short ten-minute drive

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June 27, 2023

Judith Vida-Spence and Stuart Spence Collection at Laguna Art Museum

Laguna Art Museum is highlighting the Judith Vida-Spence and Stuart Spence collection. This is a collection of 119 artworks by California artists and is part of the museum’s main collection. Among works in the collections are pieces representing West Coast Pop, Los Angeles’s Lowbrow art, and California Conceptualism, dating from the 1970’s to present. For more information, see their website at: https://lagunaartmuseum.org/exhibitions/southern-california-contemporary-art-gifts-from-the-stuart-spence-and-judith-vida-spence-collection/.

Shady Canyon is part of the Turtle Rock section of the city Irvine. Shady Canyon is 800 acres in size with a surrounding additional 16,000 acres of natural sanctuary. Shady Canyon is a gated community with approximately 400 homes. Located at 98 Canyon Creek, this 9,500 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom Home Community. This seven-bedroom, ten-bathroom home was built in 2008. The home is built around a central courtyard. Attention to detail can be seen in the high-volume ceilings, dual dressing rooms and climate-controlled wine room. The home has amazing views of the surround hills and canyons, city night lights and the Shady Canyon Golf Course. This home sits on a very large 33,700 square foot piece of street-to-street property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy sheltered loggias, swimming pool, spa, stone cabana, outdoor fireplace, and barbeque area. Among the many amenities offered in Shady Canyon are swimming pools, spas, tennis courts, a clubhouse, a fitness center, parks, and green spaces. The Turtle Rock Nature Center is nearby with outdoor classrooms, classes, and local wildlife. 

Laguna Beach is just south of Newport Beach in Orange County. Laguna Beach has over seven miles of sandy beaches and a population of approximately 23,000 residents. Located at 15 Camel Point Drive, this 5,100 square foot home is part of the South Laguna Bluffs development.  This four-bedroom, five-bathroom home was built in 2005 by Bill Murray. The interior design was done by Tommy Chambers using concrete, glass, wood, and natural stone. Attention to detail can be seen in the walls of glass, multi-paneled doors, and a garage hydraulic lift. The gourmet kitchen features custom cabinetry, a butler’s pantry, and professional grade appliances. The home has 270-degree views of the Pacific Ocean spanning from Dana Point to Palos Verdes, white water, city night lights and stunning sunsets. This home sits on a large 15,400 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. There are multiple outdoor patios to enjoy the view. This home has direct beach access down a private staircase to Thousand Steps Beach. South Laguna Bluffs is one the oceanside of the Pacific Coast Highway.

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May 30, 2023

Murder on the Links at Laguna Playhouse

Laguna Playhouse is hosting performances of Murder on the Links, May 31st through June 18th.   Written by playwright Steven Dietz, he brings Agatha Christie’s masterpiece to life on the stage. Hercules’s Poirot’s newest client is found dead on a private golf course at Merlinville-Sur-Mer. Six actors play an array of different roles bringing multiple characters to life. Come and enjoy this new adaption of a comic mystery. The Laguna Playhouse is located at 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. This performance is a transfer from North Coast Repertory Theatre. For more information or to purchase tickets, see their website at: https://lagunaplayhouse.com/2022-2023-mainstage/murder-on-the-links/.

 

Shady Canyon is part of the Turtle Rock Village in the city of Irvine. Shady Canyon is 800 acres in size and is surrounded by 16,000 acres of green space. The 800 acres is divided, 300 acres golf club and 500 acres residential development. Located at 76 Golden Eagle, this 12,900 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom development. This seven-bedroom, twelve-bathroom home was built in 2004. Attention to detail can be seen in the high-volume ceilings, crown moldings and recessed lighting. The custom-built estate features a home theater, a primary and catering kitchen, gym, spa, and wine room.There is elevator access to all levels. Car enthusiasts will love the six-car garage. The home and property have views of the city night lights, surrounding hills and canyons, and the golf course. This home sits on a very large 37,800 square foot piece of property, with a cul-de-sac setting. Residents are within walking distance to the clubhouse. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, multiple outdoor seating area, and pool house. Among the many amenities offered in Shady Canyon are a swimming pool, fitness center, clubhouse, tennis courts and hiking trails.

 

Laguna Beach is an Orange County, situated just south of Newport Beach. Laguna Beach has a true dedication to the arts with over 80 art galleries, three large scale art shows annually, weekly art gallery walks and over 180 artists in residence. Located at 6 Barranca Way, this 5,300 square foot home is part of the Three Arch Bay community. This six-bedroom, seven-bathroom home was built in 1933. The gourmet kitchen features professional grade appliances, a farmhouse sink and custom cabinetry. Attention to detail can be seen in the Lutron whole house lighting, two master suites and high-volume beamed ceilings. This home is perched high on a bluff, giving it views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Catalina Island, city night lights and vibrant sunsets. This home sits on a large 14,300 square foot piece of property, with an oceanfront corner lot setting. Outdoors, there is a stand-alone guest house and gated stairs to the beach below. Three Arch Bay is on the south side of the Pacific Coast Highway in the South Laguna area. Three Arch Bay is a 24-hour guard gated development. 

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April 26, 2023

Mother's Day Brunch at The Montage Laguna Beach

The Montage Laguna Beach is hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet on Sunday, May 14th. The brunch buffet will feature several stations where the Montage Chef’s will showcase their creations. There will be seasonal appetizers, entrees, and a dessert station. The brunch will be held on the Pacific and Ocean Lawns, so guests can enjoy far reaching views and ocean breezes. There will be live entertainment throughout the brunch. The brunch begins at 11am and continues until 4pm. The Montage Laguna Beach is located at 30801 Coast Highway in Laguna Beach. For more information or to make reservations, see their website at: https://www.montagehotels.com/lagunabeach/experiences/upcoming-events/.

 

Costa Mesa is an Orange County city which is ideally situated 37 miles south of Los Angeles and 88 miles north of San Diego. This 16 square mile city is just one mile from the Pacific Ocean at its southernmost tip. Located at 445 Walnut Place, this 3,400 square foot home is part of the Eastside South community in Eastside Costa Mesa. This five-bedroom, six-bathroom home was built in 2016. The home’s architect was Eric Mossman and the designer was James Radin. Attention to detail can be seen in the Cedar shingle roof imported from Canada, Ann Sacks rile and custom millwork. Enter the house through a 25-foot-tall foyer. The gourmet kitchen features a Rohl sink fixtures, a large island, and Wolf appliances. This home sits on a 9,500 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, firepit, built-in barbeque area and garden. Eastside South is near Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve, with many hiking and walking trails. The Eastside is home to Old Town and 17th Street with an array of shops and restaurants. 

 

Laguna Beach is an Orange County city with over seven miles of pristine sandy beach. Laguna Beach has over 80 art galleries, weekly art walks, three large art shows annually and over 180 artists in residence. Located at 91 Blue Lagoon, this 1,700 square foot home is part of the Blue Lagoon community. This two-bedroom, three-bathroom seawall villa was built in 1964. Villa 91 is one of just 16 seawall villas. Attention to detail can be seen in the wall to wall La Cantina doors, custom audio system, and bonus room with a bar. The chef’s kitchen features a Thermador dishwasher, custom cabinets, and Viking stove. There are wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, the coastline, city night lights and stunning sunsets. This home sits on a 1,000 square foot piece of property. Among the many amenities offered in Blue Lagoon are an outdoor kitchen, cabana, tennis court and pickleball court, fitness center and two swimming pools. Blue Lagoon is on the oceanside of the Pacific Coast Highway, adjacent to Lagunita. Blue Lagoon is a gated community with 119 condos. Residents can walk to the Montage Resort and Spa.

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March 31, 2023

101st Annual Gala for the Laguna Playhouse

The 101st Annual Gala for the Laguna Playhouse will be Saturday, April 1st.  The gala is being held at the Festival of the Arts. This year the gala will be honoring Ilona Martin. The gala begins at 5pm. There are multiple table sponsorship opportunities and individual tickets for sale. The Festival of the Arts is located at 650 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. For more information or to purchase tickets, see their website at: https://lagunaplayhouse.com/support/annual-gala-and-special-events/.

 

Pelican Hill is a group of luxury communities in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach. Pelican Hill is a group of five developments centered around the Pelican Hill Resort, Spa and Golf Courses. Located on Pelican Hill Circle, this 7,000 square foot home is part of the Pelican Hill development.  This four-bedroom, six-bathroom home was built in 1998. Enter the property through the arched glass door into a grand foyer with a marble floor and an elegant spiral staircase. The chef’s kitchen features stainless steel appliances, built-in refrigerator with custom panels and a breakfast bar.  The home and property have wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean, Newport Harbor, Catalina Island, white water, city night lights and vibrant sunsets.  This home sits on a large 20,900 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, spa, gazebo, outdoor shower, and mature landscaping. Pelican Hill is a 24-hour guard gated community with 140 custom built homes. 

 

Laguna Beach is just south of Newport Beach in Orange County. Laguna Beach has over 80 at galleries, weekly art gallery walks, three large scale art shows per year and over 180 artists in residence. Located at 810 Emerald Bay, this 4,700 square foot home is part of the Emerald Bay community. This five-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 1965. There are beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, city night lights and spectacular sunsets. This home sits on a 10,400 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, large grassy yard, built-in barbeque area and an outdoor dining area.  Emerald Bay is between Smithcliffs and Irvine Cove in North Laguna Beach.  This is a 24-hour guard gated community. Emerald Bay residents have access to a private beach with sand volleyball nets. Residents are within walking distance to all the amenities offered in Emerald Bay.

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March 10, 2023

Painting with Pageant Director Diane Challis Davy

On Sunday, March 12th, join Pageant Director Diane Challis Davy to paint your own masterpiece. This is part of the Festival of Arts. Participants will have a chance to create an acrylic painting in the style of Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers. You will be able to take your completed masterpiece home with you.  The workshop begins at 2pm and is approximately three hours long.  Admission is $150, space is limited to 25 participants. The class is being held on the Pageant stage. Wine, cheese, and snacks will be served. All supplies are included including paints, canvas, and brushes. The Festival of Arts is located at 650 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. For more information, see their website at: https://form.jotform.com/festivalpageant/da-vinci-guild-painting-class-2023.

 

Pelican Hill is a group of exclusive developments in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach.  Pelican Hill is in the bluffs above the Crystal Cove State Park and Beach. Located at 9 Seahaven, this 5,700 square foot home is part of the Pelican Ridge Estates development. This four-bedroom, six-bathroom home was built in 1996. This Spanish style home features terra cotta shingle roof, multiple arches, and an attached three car garage. Attention to details can be seen in the exposed beamed ceilings, multiple skylights, and French doors.  There are wonderful views of surrounding mountains and city night lights. This home sits on a large 13,300 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, spa, built-in barbeque area, mature trees, orchard with lemon and olive trees. Pelican Ridge Estates is a 24-hour guard gated community. There are many shopping and dining options, just a short drive away, at Fashion Island. 

 

Laguna Beach is just south of Newport Beach in Orange County.  The city in situated between the Pacific Ocean and the San Joaquin Hills. Laguna Beach has a population of 23,000 residents. Located at 1905 Del Mar Avenue, this 1,700 square foot home is part of the Arch Beach Heights community. This three-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1976. Attention to detail can be seen in the natural wood ceilings, high-volume ceilings, and new epoxy garage floors. The kitchen features Thermador appliances, granite countertops and built-in storage.  With a high hill setting, this home has beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, white water, city night lights and vibrant sunsets.  This home sits on a 2,500 square foot piece of property, with a corner lot setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy multiple decks and patios and flower gardens. Moulton Meadows Park is a two-block walk, with tennis courts, hiking, tot lot, soccer fields and a par training course. Arch Beach Heights is in the hills above Laguna Beach Village.

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Feb. 10, 2023

The OC's Priciest Home Sale of 2023

MWA Compass realtor, Michael Franco, just sold the most expensive home in Orange County this year, 2023.  Michael represented the buying party in this transaction. Sold on January 4th, 1 Pelican Crest Drive, this 13,300 square foot mansion sold for $30.6 million. This was a reduction of 32% from its original listing price of $45 million in July 2021. The estate was once owned by Herbalife executive, Dolan Andry. Enter the property through private gates that open onto a motor court with a water feature and ends at the porte-cochere. The seven-bedroom, ten-bathroom home was built in 2010 by Fari Construction from Los Angeles. In 2020, the estate was updated with imported onyx slab floors, Cristallo slab countertops, fabric and wood paneling and Venetian plaster walls. The main wing features a two-story grand foyer that opens onto a formal living room and dining room, leading to the primary and secondary kitchens, executive and assistant offices, and guest suites with kitchenettes. The entire north wing is dedicated to the master suite with dual bathrooms and walk-in closets, living room, and view balcony. There is also a cinema, gym, massage room, games room, 1,200 bottle wine cellar and bar as part of the main house.  Down a flight of stairs is a seven-car garage. A commercial grade elevator services all levels of the main house. Views include the Pacific Ocean, white water, Catalina Island, the coastline, Pelican Hill Resort Golf Courses, city night lights and picture-perfect sunsets. The mansion sits on nearly three quarters of an acre pie-shaped property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, spa, loggias, cabanas with showers and bathrooms. There is a detached casita on the property, which is perfect for guests. The property is located in the Pelican Crest development of the Pelican Hill section of Newport CoastPelican Crest is a 24-hour guard gated community with 158 custom built homes set in the bluffs above Crystal Cove State Park and Beach. 

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