Orange County Waterfront Real Estate & Homes

Naturally, waterfront properties offer some of the most breathtaking real estate available in Orange County. The mighty Pacific Ocean affords the so-called "Gold Coast of California" with over 42 miles of coastline which provide an abundants of waterfront homes for sale. The Pacific Coast in Orange County is favored with such spectacular vistas that some observers have been impressed enough to dub it the "California Riviera"!

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Waterfront Homes for Sale in Orange County, CA

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$51,000,000
 

2431 Riviera Drive, Laguna Beach

6 Beds, 9 Baths, 10k SqFt
Among the truly private beaches in Southern California, Irvine Cove is the most scenic and tranquil. Situated in Laguna Beach, this idyllic cove has only five homes that open directly onto its sands. ‘Villa Dei Tramonti’ is the largest and most private of these five. Situated behind its own gate, the property features 180 lineal feet of frontage on the cove and its own private steps to the sand. Surrounded by spacious terraces and mature
$27,900,000
 

39 Strand Beach Drive, Dana Point

6 Beds, 9 Baths, 9,300 SqFt
Twin Palms is a NEW beachfront estate tucked away in the exclusive gated coastal community of The Strand at Headlands. This elegant and livable showplace features 9,300 square feet of exquisitely appointed, contemporary, covered living space designed by renowned architect Bob White and built by Carl Akins. Inclusive to the home are six bedrooms with en suite baths, grand entertaining areas, and a private oceanfront swimming pool. Inside,
$27,000,000
 

2529 South Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach

12 Beds, 11 Baths, 8,065 SqFt
Nestled into the Laguna coastline is a hidden grandeur unlike any other, spanning 120 feet of private oceanfront estate. This magnificent historic seaside estate was built in 1918-1921 by internationally renowned, Frank A. Miller, developer of the Mission Inn in Riverside, California and a leading figure in promoting Mission and Mediterranean influenced architecture in Southern California. Miller brought the same architect, crews and artistic
$26,000,000
 

2928 Ocean Boulevard, Corona Del Mar

6 Beds, 10 Baths, 10.4k SqFt
Opportunity for direct influence over the outcome of your own "World Class" residence created on one of the most essential properties overseeing the West Coast Oceans and Bluffs of Southern California. Another grand collaboration of the Renowned Architectural/Build team between Chris Light Architect and Master Builder Charles Van Cleve. This "Stunning Contemporary" is being offered prior to finish to accommodate the
$25,995,000
 

31 Strand Beach Drive, Dana Point

4 Beds, 6 Baths, 7,852 SqFt
Casa Paraiso challenges the nomenclature of design and refuge for premier Oceanfront Living. Vanishing walls open up the heart of it’s living space directly on to the blue Pacific Ocean and sandy beach, while massive art walls and fireplaces warm your soul. It’s difficult to choose which venue within this resplendent vocabulary of creature comforts beckons to you the most. It is likely to be the oceanfront pool cabana that sits at the base of
$25,000,000
 

2800 Ocean Front, Laguna Beach

8 Beds, 8 Baths, 6,000 SqFt
Situated on nearly 10,000 sq. ft. lot on prestigious Victoria Beach is this wonderful multi-family property with a main home, two additional units and tremendous possibilities. The Pacific Ocean and living spaces effortlessly blend in the four-bedroom, four-bath home, which is thoughtfully designed to take full advantage of ocean and Catalina Island views, sea breezes and waterfront amenities. Walls of windows and sliding glass doors open to
$24,900,000
 

32 N La Senda Drive, Laguna Beach

4 Beds, 6 Baths, 5,144 SqFt
Welcome to one of the world’s finest oceanfront estates, where a rare double bluff-top homesite of nearly 20,000 s.f. and a fully remodeled custom residence combine to create the most unique living environment in Laguna Beach. Premium northwest-facing views capture the ocean, beach, crashing waves, shimmering lights and Catalina from every room of the contemporary masterpiece in guard-gated Three Arch Bay. A dramatic promontory setting is
$23,995,000
 

29 Bay Drive, Laguna Beach

4 Beds, 6 Baths, 6,140 SqFt
Behind the guarded gates of Three Arch Bay, this architectural masterpiece presents panoramic ocean, whitewater, cliff, sunset, and Catalina views from its incomparable beachfront setting. Among the upper echelon of California’s exclusive coastal estates, this multi-level residence was custom-crafted to welcome ocean views from every room in a sprawling floorplan. An abundance of covered terraces, including one with a towering rock waterfall,
$23,950,000
 

3619 Ocean Boulevard, Newport Beach

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 7,168 SqFt
This never-before-offered masterpiece by renowned architect Brion Jeannette enjoys the best oceanfront location in Corona Del Mar with five levels of unparalleled views and one-of-a-kind private beach access. Designed to maximize natural light and the endless ocean, coastline (to Palos Verdes), Jetty, beach, and crashing whitewater views, this gated estate is tucked into the cliffs between two of the coast’s best beaches and is exceptionally
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$23,950,000
 

3619 Ocean Boulevard, Corona Del Mar

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 7,168 SqFt
This never-before-offered masterpiece by renowned architect Brion Jeannette enjoys the best oceanfront location in Corona Del Mar with five levels of unparalleled views and one-of-a-kind private beach access. Designed to maximize natural light and the endless ocean, coastline (to Palos Verdes), Jetty, beach, and crashing whitewater views, this gated estate is tucked into the cliffs between two of the coast’s best beaches and is exceptionally
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$23,888,000
 

1752 E Oceanfront, Newport Beach

4 Beds, 6 Baths, 4,000 SqFt
PERFECT BLENDING OF EAST COAST ARCHITECTURAL CHARM WITH WEST COAST COVETED LIFESTYLE! NewHampton Manor is a beyond compare custom build enclave spanning an irreplaceable 2.5 Oceanfront Lots, with 100 Feet of unobstructed “toes in the sand” frontage on prestigious Peninsula Point of Newport Beach. Combined with the rarity of a privately enclosed grassy side yard, NewHampton Manor is a uniquely versatile venue to graciously host casual intimate
$22,888,000
 

9 Strand Beach Drive, Dana Point

6 Beds, 9 Baths, 8,823 SqFt
9 Strand Beach Drive is a new construction, front row, oceanfront estate in the exclusive Strand community. Built in a modern-Mediterranean style, that sits ocean frontage with direct beach access. This rare estate enjoys panoramic ocean views and Catalina sunset views from virtually every room. This magnificent property includes 8823 square feet of resort style living on three spacious levels. The top level is inclusive of a large master
$21,995,000
 

12 Bay Island, Newport Beach

4 Beds, 6 Baths, 5,226 SqFt
Among the most coveted, landmark properties in Orange County, this private seaside sanctuary captures shimmering harbor views from the heart of Newport Beach. Only the finest craftsmanship, finishes and appointments are showcased within the phenomenal estate, which embraces 280-degree views of the harbor, a private beach, surrounding islands and peninsulas, picture-perfect sunsets, city lights and passing sailboats. Sleek, contemporary style is
$17,995,000
 

34555 Scenic Drive, Dana Point

8 Beds, 6 Baths, 4,500 SqFt
One of the finest and most exclusive properties along the entire California Coast, this exceptionally private and gated almost 1-acre compound presents an awe-inspiring setting atop the dramatic Dana Point Headlands. Encompassing 2 homesites, the estate—available for the first time in 40 years—is 1 of only 3 in this unparalleled location. Views are unmatched, with 270-plus-degree unobstructed ocean, city light, harbor and Catalina island
$17,994,999
 

34551 Scenic Drive, Dana Point

8 Beds, 6 Baths, 4,500 SqFt
BUY TODAY- BUILD TOMORROW. One of the finest and most exclusive properties along the entire California Coast, this exceptionally private and gated 1-acre compound presents an awe-inspiring setting. The price is for the land only. Atop Dana Point Headlands is a property that words fail in their attempt to describe. It moves one over the horizons of ever-changing seascapes to another time. A time, when from this high perch, the tall ships of Two
$17,700,000
 

31921 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach

4 Beds, 8 Baths, 8,350 SqFt
Casa Dell’Oceano - House of the Ocean. Listening to waves crashing on the beach, endless ocean views from everywhere in the home, watching the sunset illuminate the sky in brilliant oranges, and the moon shining glitter along the ocean is your experience at this magical estate. With private beach and cabana, you will never want to leave. This privately-gated expansive modern masterpiece offers elements inclusive of an infinity pool and spa,
$17,000,000
 

31945 Coast, Laguna Beach

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 5,560 SqFt
We would like to introduce to you a Modern Museum of Art. This property was artistically designed by the reputable Horst Noppenberger with every aspect given to detail and craftsmanship. This oceanfront estate has curb to sand ownership with private stairs down to the beach to allow for the optimal use of privacy and serenity. This modern work of art boast; 5 bedrooms 6 baths, 5560 square feet with an elevator to all five levels, a chef's custom
$16,995,000
 

24 Lagunita Drive, Laguna Beach

4 Beds, 7 Baths, 5,448 SqFt
Stunning oceanfront Modern enjoys a coveted spot on the pristine sands of Lagunita, a gated community just a stone’s throw from the famed Montage Resort. The final masterpiece of renowned LA-based architect Stephen Kanner, this home showcases impeccable design along with a lengthy list of luxe amenities and creature comforts. Complete with four bedrooms, all en suite bathroom—it's nearly 6,000 square-foot interior is defined by polished white
$16,995,000
 

13 Lagunita Drive, Laguna Beach

4 Beds, 5 Baths, 6,465 SqFt
Premier oceanfront masterpiece on Victoria Beach in the private,exclusive gated community of Lagunita! Enjoy the waves rolling on the sand and Catalina Island sunsets from this spectacular 4 bedroom, 5 bath home, plus guest quarters and office. Living levels connect directly to the beach with home's private stairway, this provides easy access “toes in the sand” onto one of Southern California’s most renowned beaches. Walls of glass bring
$15,989,000
 

989 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach

4 Beds, 6 Baths, 4,158 SqFt
The oceanfront estate at 989 Cliff Drive offers an exceptional mix of attributes sought by buyers but rarely available - a walled compound with privacy, and private direct access to one of the most beautiful seaside coves in Southern California. The classically designed Mediterranean Revival beach-front home has been restored gloriously, and the promontory placement affords stunning ocean views from the multiple beachfront terraces and all major
$15,900,000
 

115 Milford Drive, Corona Del Mar

4 Beds, 7 Baths, 6,328 SqFt
Stunning Cameo Shores Oceanfront Estate Steps to Sand - This is one of the only homes in coastal Orange County that pairs a spectacular oceanfront location with exceptional privacy just steps from a private beach. This iconic property encompasses a main residence and guest house on nearly 11,000 square feet of prime seaside land. Designed by one of the region’s most famed architects, Brion Jeannette, with interiors by the notable Lisa Henry,
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$14,950,000
 

121 Milford Drive, Corona Del Mar

6 Beds, 6 Baths, 9,657 SqFt
Gold Coast Living at its best, newly constructed estate with unparalleled panoramic ocean and beach views. A spacious contemporary home nestled in the intimate community of Cameo Shores. This home provides year-round access to your own private beach perfect for sunset entertaining or daytime playing. An expansive estate with over 13000 square feet designed specifically with an open floor plan that transitions from indoor to outdoor living with
$14,850,000
 

16 Ritz Cove Drive, Dana Point

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 5,075 SqFt
Located in prestigious gate-guarded Ritz Cove, this stately oceanfront residence occupies the premier location within this established coastal enclave. Situated on an elevated corner parcel, the classic Mediterranean architecture has two full, ocean-facing exposures. By day and by night, the ocean and coastline views are simply unsurpassable. Inside, an elegant and relaxed atmosphere defines the home. Warm tones, rich materials, and a spacious
$14,700,000
 

2 Mar Vista Lane, Laguna Beach

4 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,572 SqFt
Coming soon! This spacious oceanfront residence is only a few weeks from completion. Featuring sweeping views of the beach, surf line and cove below it, the secluded residence is approached via its own private motor court. The open plan incorporates the living, dining and oversized gourmet kitchen into one expansive space - all opening to a generous waterside terrace. The great room design features vaulted ceilings and walls of glass oriented to

More About Orange County Waterfront Real Estate & Homes For Sale

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Property for sale along the Orange County waterfronts of San Clemente, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Corona Del Mar, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Seal Beach, Sunset Beach and Long Beach range from enormous mansions to single family homes, and from multi-family residences to high-end condominiums.  Harbor homes, ocean front homes, and lake front homes for sale in Orange County all offer access to some of the finest and most popular waterfront in the world.

Of course, anyone who is seriously interested in purchasing waterfront property in Orange County will recognize that this kind of Real Estate simply commands higher prices than most other areas.  After all, the Gold Coast of Orange County offers some of the most sought after Real Estate in Southern California!  However, because of the prestige of waterfront homes in this area, owners can rest assured that they truly are in possession of something valuable and extraordinary.

In addition to the inherent beauty and long-term value of Orange County waterfront property, the area itself is the home of some of the world's most popular and enjoyable attractions.  These will include the Disney Resort and California Adventure, Mission San Juan Capistrano (also known as "The Jewel of the Missions"), and Knott's Berry Farm.

Explore Orange County Waterfront Communities

waterfront-homes-for-saleThe waterfront cities and towns in Orange County are a great place for many people looking for first-rate property, ranging from communities that are perfect for those who appreciate a true, laid back Southern California lifestyle--but with all of the amenities Orange County is known to possess.  Others are significantly more developed, but all the while retain a distinctly relaxed lifestyle.

A favorite Orange County community that offers waterfront homes for sale set on the pristine South Coast is Laguna Beach.  This area has become something of a site for art lovers.  Laguna Beach now draws large numbers of area residents and tourists each summer to attend the local Art-A-Fair, Festival of the Arts, Pageant of the Masters, and The Sawdust Festival.

To the north lies the wonderful city of Huntington Beach, also known to the locals as "Surf City."  This waterfront scene is recognized internationally as one of the hubs of surfing, thanks in part to the fact that Huntington Beach hosts a number of major surfing competitions--including the U.S. Open of surfing.  Even in the winter, the waterfront of Orange County is a great place to be.  The beachfront glistens as Huntington Harbor, Newport Harbor, and Dana Point Harbor all get into the holiday spirit to brighten up the winter nights with festive boat parades.  All three of these cities-Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, and Dana Point-are tremendous waterfront locations that offer extravegant waterfront homes for sale for the best in seaside living.  Indeed, Corona Del Mar lives up to the very embodiment of its name: "Crown of the Sea."  All along the 42 miles of scenic Orange County coastline, and inland at points like the twin lakes of Lake Forest, waterfront properties provide some of the finest residential options for sale in California.

oceanfront-homes-for-saleIt is also no secret that Orange County features true excellence in education, beginning with first-rate private Montessori offerings and award-winning preschools and elementary schools for the younger set.  In addition, the public high schools in Orange County regularly rank among the top schools in the United States.  Of course, Orange County also has prestigious private colleges along with University of California campuses to provide undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs of all kinds.

The fact that Orange County offers excellent business options-not to mention a very reasonable round trip commute to Los Angeles-only adds to the waterfront's real estate appeal.  Add the practicality of the proximity to business together with the almost unlimited recreational opportunities, and Orange County waterfront Real Estate becomes almost unbeatable. Truly, quality of life is Orange County's greatest resource, with amenities that run the gamut from some of the nation's best golf courses, to countless miles of biking, hiking, and equestrian trails, this area has it all.

If you would like further information or assistance regarding waterfront real estate and available homes for sale in Orange County communities like San Clemente, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Corona Del Mar, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Seal Beach, Sunset Beach and Long Beach, please use the form below to contact us:

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