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1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA

$18,995,000 - 6 Beds - 8 Baths - 5,472 Sqft - 7,391 Lot Sq. Ft

Once the residence of screen legend Bette Davis, perched atop a captivating oceanfront cliff, this statuesque estate draws in all who visit. This 5,472 +/- s.f., 6 bed, 8 bath French Normandy estate in Laguna Beach has earned a place on the registry of historic places. A private courtyard entry leads to the home’s main entrance, guest house entrance, and dining terrace with stairs leading to a sunny lounge area with direct stair access to the beach below. The main house, anchored by an exquisite great room leads guests to the Lookout Room and adjoining family room and dining room, all with stunning views of crashing waves and sea. With solid oak floors and updated styling throughout, the home encircles a central spiral staircase topped with a conical roof and spire. The updated kitchen with eating nook offers stainless steel top-end appliances. Upstairs is a master suite with an interior Juliet balcony over the great room, a large ocean view terrace, & updated ensuite w/Carrara marble & heated floors. Two additional ensuite bedrooms and extra storage rooms complete the upper level. The lower level offers a large bar area & adjoining media room, wine cellar, gym & ocean view bedroom. The separate guest house has two ensuite guest rooms, one within its own self-contained apartment. This exclusive and private retreat, surrounded by lush greenery, sand, and breathtaking overlooks, is a stone’s-throw distance from shops, restaurants, and the art galleries of Laguna Beach.

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Essential Information

For 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA
  • MLS® # OC21047416
  • Price $18,995,000
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Bathrooms 8.00
  • Full Baths 3
  • Half Baths 2
  • Square Footage 5,472
  • Lot Square Footage 7,391
  • Year Built 1929
  • Type Residential
  • Sub-Type Single Family Residence
  • Style French
  • Status Active

Community Information

For 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA


For 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Parking Spaces 6
  • # of Garages 3
  • Pool None


For 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA

Electricity Connected, Natural Gas Connected, Phone Connected, Sewer Connected, Water Connected


For 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA

Door-Multi, Driveway, Garage Faces Front, Garage, Garage Door Opener


For 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA

Door-Multi, Driveway, Garage Faces Front, Garage, Garage Door Opener


For 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA

City Lights, Coastline, Hills, Neighborhood, Ocean, Panoramic, Catalina, Courtyard, Harbor, Water


For 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Interior Wood
  • Heating Central, Forced Air, Zoned
  • Cooling Central Air, Zoned
  • Has Basement Yes
  • Basement Finished, Sump Pump
  • Fireplace Yes
  • Stories Three Or More

Interior Features

For 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA

Wet Bar, Built-in Features, Balcony, High Ceilings, Pantry, Storage, Bar, Bedroom on Main Level, Entrance Foyer, Loft, Utility Room, Attic, Beamed Ceilings, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Coffered Ceiling(s), Galley Kitchen, Multiple Master Suites, Stone Counters, Two Story Ceilings, Unfurnished, Wired for Sound


For 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA

Barbecue, Double Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Refrigerator, Dryer, Washer, 6 Burner Stove


For 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA

Family Room, Guest Accommodations, Outside, Recreation Room


For 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA

Lot Description

For 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA

0-1 Unit/Acre, Corner Lot, Landscaped, Near Park, Sprinkler System, Street Level, Yard, Bluff, Garden, Sloped Down, Steep Slope

School Information

For 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA
  • District Laguna Beach Unified
  • Elementary Top Of The World
  • Middle Thurston
  • High Laguna Beach

Additional Information

For 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Date Listed March 5th, 2021
  • Days on Market 154
  • HOA Fees 0.00

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1991 Ocean Way Laguna Beach MLS® #OC21047416

You are viewing the for at 1991 Ocean Way with the MLS® OC21047416 on This at 1991 Ocean Way, CA . 92651 is located in the Woods Cove (WC) subdivision and is currently for featuring 5472 sq.ft. of living space, a 7391 sq.ft. lot and listed for sale at $18,995,000. This for at 1991 Ocean Way with the MLS® # OC21047416 has been listed since 2021-03-05.

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Price Change History for 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA (MLS® #OC21047416)

Date Details Change
Price Reduced from $19,995,000 to $18,995,000 $1,000,000 (5.00%)
Status Changed from Coming Soon to Active
Status Changed from Coming Soon to Active

Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of September 27th, 2021 at 8:32pm PDT. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is usually deemed reliable but is NOT guaranteed accurate by the MLS. Buyers are responsible for verifying the accuracy of all information and should investigate the data themselves or retain appropriate professionals. Information from sources other than the Listing Agent may have been included in the MLS data. Unless otherwise specified in writing, Broker/Agent has not and will not verify any information obtained from other sources. The Broker/Agent providing the information contained herein may or may not have been the Listing and/or Selling Agent.

Property Listed By: John Cain of Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty