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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4100 Calle Isabella, San Clemente
This is the most significant oceanfront estate in Southern California. Comprised of two parcels totaling 5.45 acres, it features 480 linear feet of beach frontage. The entire compound sits behind private walls and fences. As such, it enjoys absolute privacy. The grounds are mostly flat with a garden that gently slopes seaward of the main residence. The majority of the estate lies between elevations of 60 feet and 73 feet above sea level. These
33 Smithcliffs Road, Laguna Beach
Among the finest trophy estates to be publicly offered along the California Coastline, this newly reimagined and reconstructed Legacy estate is championed behind the ultra-exclusive gated enclave of Smithcliffs, sited on an expansive, front row bluff-front parcel spanning over half an acre. Completed in 2021, 33 Smithcliffs is ideally situated to optimize the unparalleled views of the Pacific Ocean’s sparkling waters, Catalina Island’s rolling
32201 Coast Highway, Laguna Beach
This is the most spectacular oceanfront estate offering seen in Laguna Beach in decades. Offering approximately 3.7 acres of magnificent oceanfront land, with approximately 320’ of ocean frontage, this private and gated one-of-a-kind compound is the largest in Laguna Beach.
Breathtaking views of the coastline, ocean and cove below are unsurpassed, as is the privacy found here. Comprised of eleven parcels plus a private road, the compound
2431 Riviera Drive, Laguna Beach
Irvine Cove is considered the most scenic private beach on the coast of Orange County – and home to the area’s most expensive and desirable properties. Only five homes in the community open onto the sands of this private beach – and 2431 Riviera is the largest and most private. The parcel of approximately one-half acre features 180 linear feet of frontage on the sand. Surrounded by spacious terraces and mature gardens, this sublime Mediterranean
4130 Calle Isabella, San Clemente
Escape to this San Clemente oceanfront estate that sprawls across nearly three acres of coastal land, gifting scenic ocean views. This guard-gated compound sits just above one of the most renowned surfing spots on the Southern California coast and provides unparalleled privacy. Contributing to the resort style feel of this Cotton Point Estates, this stunning home offers a sport court, 55' oceanfront pool, and an event lawn. There are
4541 Brighton Road, Corona del Mar
Located in the highly exclusive Cameo Shores neighborhood, this 7,000 square foot architectural masterpiece was designed to impress. The jaw-dropping panoramic Pacific Ocean views throughout are evident as you enter through the private gate. Here you will find yourself in a personal oasis filled with lush greenery and beautiful scenery. The coastal-contemporary design of wide open spaces, soaring beamed ceilings, and walls of glass perfectly
7 Montage Way, Laguna Beach
Welcome to this beachside masterpiece, offering a prime location in the coveted front row of the ultra-exclusive Montage Ocean Estates. Enjoy stunning panoramic views of the ocean and epic sunsets from nearly every room in this vast, open-concept estate. Through the intricately-detailed walkway, a custom rotunda entry sets the tone for the palatial residence within. Each and every design, material, and finish has been hand-selected with
2112 E Balboa Boulevard, Newport Beach
Gracing the waterfront of Balboa Peninsula Point, 2112 E Balboa Blvd stands singular even among the great coastal estates — serene, magnificent, and breathtaking in its aesthetic. Observe the finest curation of global influences with imported Italian stone, stunning Mediterranean architecture, and exquisite antique finishes hand-selected throughout. Situated on an extraordinary one-third acre parcel on the bayfront, enjoy sweeping views of the
177 Shorecliff Road, Corona del Mar
One of just four homes on the front row of the exclusive Shorecliff cove with stairs to the sand,
this is a truly once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire an architectural estate in one of the south
coast’s most coveted locations. This masterpiece by architect Brion Jeanette takes the
Storybook style to a new level of relaxed sophistication while creating a truly livable and inviting
family home. Spanning over four floors, the main level
58 N La Senda Drive, Laguna Beach
Rarely do site and structure so perfectly align to evoke a lasting sense of wonder. Situated atop the bluff with private stairs to one of five natural salt-water pools built into the Laguna Beach coastline, 58 North La Senda presents a unique experience born from its premier location and a eight-year journey for architectural excellency. Designed by Horst Architects, Chris Light, and Aria Design, the approx 6,100 SF estate basks in the prestige
39 Strand Beach Dr, Dana Point
One of the best ocean front homes in the Strand in Dana Point is this spectacular turnkey, beautifully fully furnished six bedroom en suite property with an oceanfront salt water infinity pool and unobstructed white water ocean views. Designed by the world renowned architect Bob White and carefully crafted-built by Carl Atkins the attention to detail stands out with a free flowing floor plan presenting a large central courtyard perfect for
2201 Bayside Drive, Corona del Mar
SLATED FOR COMPLETION WINTER 2021. Occupying one of the best locations on the Newport Harbor with ocean, channel, and sunset views, this highly-anticipated Brandon Architects estate is an achievement of style and comprehensive design with 4 meticulously-calculated levels. A private bay beach, lap pool built into the structure, and shared ownership of one of the Western Seaboard’s longest private piers (accommodating an appx. 100-ft and 75-ft
3725 Ocean Boulevard, Corona del Mar
Breathtaking ocean views and walls of glass hanging over the waves, tidal pools, and Newport
Beach Harbor entrance distinguish this near 7500 square foot exquisitely built home on the most
prestigious section of Ocean Blvd. Seven years from design through completion with extensive
concrete construction and caissons ensures this home is built to last a lifetime. Few homes along
the entire California coast can match the sunset views from every
2209 Bayside Drive, Corona del Mar
COMPLETION SLATED FOR SEPTEMBER, 2021! A collaboration between some of the most respected names in coastal luxury home development, this meticulously planned bay estate will take waterfront luxury living to a new level. Situated on Bayside Drive, the traditionally designed home offers a combined 10,900 sqft of elegant indoor & outdoor living across four levels, infinity pool & spa, rooftop deck, & shared ownership of the longest
31 Strand Beach Drive, Dana Point
Walk out on to the sand from this stylish and contemporary oceanfront home in the private, gated community of The Strand. Epitomizing seaside living at its most sophisticated, the home is private, yet open to views, sounds, and sea breezes throughout. Renowned architect Ed Lohrbach’s welcoming 7,852 square-foot design is refreshing, relaxed, and dramatic. The architecture creates unique spaces at one with the oceanfront setting as entire walls
N/A, Laguna Beach
Nothing else like it. Cannot be duplicated. Premier promontory location suspended above the shoreline on one of California’s most impressive beaches. Amalfi cliffs and coves meet sweeping sands and aqua waters of Caribbean coasts, with lush majestic hillsides, Swiss funiculars, breathtaking bluffs, bold rock outcroppings, secret sand-bottom pools, and a bedrock tunnel navigable at low tide. Only Thousand Steps Beach offers such large scale and
3631 Ocean Boulevard, Corona del Mar
Superlatives fall short of describing the exquisite contemporary design of this newer oceanfront residence. The home is light, open, and takes in the unsurpassed views of whitewater, the harbor entrance, Catalina Island, and sunsets. A seven-year project, it was executed with care and consideration and built with the quality, precision, and detail of a fine sailing yacht. The main level is oriented around a generously-scaled great room that
57 Monarch Bay Drive, Dana Point
Welcome to paradise. This secluded oceanfront home was recently built with the finest materials. Enjoy sweeping panoramic ocean views, including Catalina Island sunsets to the renowned Ritz Carlton and beyond. Enjoy the fresh sea air and sounds of the waves crashing below. Nature at its best! If you are looking for a single-level home, this fits the bill. The main floor master, family room and kitchen are all on the same main level with stunning
33 Monarch Bay Drive, Dana Point
This stunning oceanfront home is angled on an elevated promontory capturing miles of uninterrupted coastline and cerulean blue ocean as far as the eye can see. Built in 2003, the spacious 10,900 square foot contemporary home unfolds with an impressive entry, wide gallery halls, volume ceilings, floor-to-ceiling glass, wonderful natural light and warm ocean breezes. The breathtaking ocean views extend past broad limestone terraces while a
56 N La Senda Drive, Laguna Beach
Behind the guarded gates of Three Arch Bay, 56 N La Senda Dr is set on a stunning bluff-top promontory overlooking Thousand Steps Cove. Breathtaking 270 views that look north & south along the coast, showcase the azure Pacific Ocean, crashing waves, private coves, city lights, Catalina Island and unmatched sunsets. The newly constructed residence represents the last home design of legendary architect Mark Singer & the culmination of
1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach
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
1885 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach
Spectacular oceanfront Laguna Beach home nestled above the bluffs of Wood's Cove. Warmth and sophistication are beautifully paired with extraordinary materials and sleek contemporary lines. Enjoy dramatic ocean and sunset views framed by floor-to-ceiling windows with sublime interior spaces spilling out onto spacious terraces to bring the outdoors in. The floor plan unfolds over two levels and includes an open concept living room with chef's
34551 Scenic Drive, Dana Point
One of the finest and most exclusive properties along the entire California Coast, this exceptionally private and gated 1-acre (approx) compound presents an awe-inspiring setting. 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 Years Before the Mast" could be seen
3200 Breakers Drive, Corona del Mar
Masterfully crafted to perfection, 3200 Breakers Drive sits prominently on the sand inside the only gated beachfront enclave within Corona del Mar. This architecturally significant estate exudes quality and boasts dynamic panoramas of shore break, coastline, Catalina Island, Newport Harbor channel entrance and nautical amusement creating an unrivaled sensory immersion. Every imaginable convenience has been thoughtfully designed to create a true
More About Orange County Waterfront Real Estate & Homes For Sale
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
The 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.
It 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.
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