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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$64,000,000
 

20 Harbor Island, Newport Beach

6 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,600 SqFt
Lying on the westerly side of Harbor Island, Newport Harbor’s most revered and sought-after private island locale, this stately period home has been lovingly kept for nearly one hundred years. Held by generations of one family for nearly as long, this is the proverbial property ‘everyone has been waiting for’. Words cannot describe the relaxed feeling one experiences sitting here on the bayside terrace and watching sailboats glide across the
Robert Giem Compass
$55,000,000
 

4130 Calle Isabella, San Clemente

7 Beds, 11 Baths, 12.9k SqFt
One of just a small collection of estate properties sited along the oceanfront of Southern California’s majestic coastline. A panoramic expanse of blufftop land spanning nearly three acres, and a refined residential compound with arboreal, verdant grounds and lush gardens are set before a spectacular tableau of sea, sky, and sunsets. The idyllic respite is exceptionally private, protected by both guarded community, and property gates, while the
Sean Stanfield Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty
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$55,000,000
 

7 Strand Beach Drive, Dana Point

6 Beds, 8 Baths, 9,630 SqFt
Breathtaking Pacific Ocean views, unprecedented contemporary architecture that is destined to stand the test of time, and a location without compare elevate this modern custom showplace to the top of Southern California's rarified oceanfront real estate. Welcome to the private realm of 7 Strand Beach Drive at The Strand at Headlands in Dana Point, where a premium oceanfront setting dazzles the heart and soul with unobstructed beach, whitewater,
Arlen Raubach Compass
$49,500,000
 

177 Shorecliff Road, Corona del Mar

5 Beds, 10 Baths, 11.2k SqFt
Located on an expansive oceanfront parcel of nearly three-quarters of an acre in the private community of Shorecliffs, this extraordinary residence includes more than 11,000 square feet of living area on four levels. Enveloped by mature seaside gardens, and graced with a private oceanfront pool, this home is among the largest of both oceanfront homes and oceanfront sites in Orange County. Never to be replicated, the house was built from the
Robert Giem Compass
$37,700,000
 

11 Montage Way, Laguna Beach

5 Beds, 8 Baths, 9,305 SqFt
Commanding a coveted front row position at the world-famous Montage Laguna Beach Resort with incredible ocean views, this undeniably impressive contemporary estate defines luxury living. Remodeled in 2022, this world-class custom home is a masterpiece of craftsmanship featuring only the finest materials throughout. Its dramatic yet inviting decor delivers both serene comfort and opulent style, with countless spaces designed for indoor-outdoor
John Stanaland DOUGLAS ELLIMAN OF CALIFORNIA, INC.
$34,900,000
 

21 Strand Beach Drive, Dana Point

5 Beds, 9 Baths, 10.6k SqFt
Settling for less isn’t an option at this absolutely stunning villa on the sand at The Strand at Headlands in Dana Point. Unobstructed front-row views span the azure Pacific Ocean, crashing waves, southern Orange County’s golden coastline, Catalina Island and the imposing headlands of historic Dana Point. Every level of the custom estate opens to the ocean, welcoming fresh sea breezes, natural light, and the hypnotic sounds of the surf into
Arlen Raubach Compass
$28,700,000
 

2209 Bayside Drive, Corona del Mar

5 Beds, 9 Baths, 8,278 SqFt
2209 Bayside Drive: a recently constructed remarkable bayfront residence with shared ownership of one of the longest private docks. Redefining coastal living, this estate spans approximately 8,278 square feet of indoor living area and offers multiple outdoor spaces. Every detail of this luxurious property has been carefully considered and executed, ensuring a truly remarkable living experience. Walls of windows and voluminous living spaces
John Stanaland DOUGLAS ELLIMAN OF CALIFORNIA, INC.
$27,500,000
 

70 Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,157 SqFt
An extraordinary prospect of owning a front-row offering in the highly regarded community of Emerald Bay. Meticulously maintained for decades by the current owners, the property now presents a prime remodel or rebuild opportunity for those seeking to reside in Laguna Beach. The immediate proximity to the Pacific Ocean ensures that all living spaces are filled with the sound of waves and coastal breezes, creating a serene atmosphere throughout.
John Stanaland DOUGLAS ELLIMAN OF CALIFORNIA, INC.
$25,000,000
 

2600 Mesa Drive, Newport Beach

6 Beds, 8 Baths, 6,895 SqFt
Nestled atop the serene bluff overlooking Newport Harbor's Back Bay, 2600 Mesa Drive presents a rare gem in Newport Beach - one of the largest residential lots in the city. This sprawling estate covers over 3.5 acres of meticulously landscaped grounds, offering unparalleled privacy and spectacular views of the entire Back Bay. The property features a single-level ranch home, spanning nearly 7,000 square feet of elegant living space, which has
Brian Sperry Coldwell Banker Realty
$24,995,000
 

2258 Channel Rd, Newport Beach

7 Beds, 9 Baths, 8,438 SqFt
welcome to this unique estate that truly has it all. Boasting top-quality construction and a host of luxurious features, this property is a neo-classic Mediterranean masterpiece with a newly built seawall, ensuring stability and beauty for years to come. Completed in Feb 2011. this showpiece spans an impressive 8438 square feet, set on a large lot with 60 feet of water frontage. This home truly one of the finest water front estate. Walking
Nabil Elkotn ABC Realty
$22,900,000
 

2130 Balboa Boulevard, Newport Beach

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,049 SqFt
Welcome to 2130 East Balboa Blvd, an exceptional custom built Bayfront home on Balboa Peninsula Point. Offering 50’ of frontage and a private dock, which can accommodate two large vessels, this contemporary craftsman residence is the epitome of luxurious seaside living. Upon entering, you are greeted by a peaceful and beautifully landscaped vestibule and courtyard, complete with an outdoor living area that is perfect for enjoying the year round
Kimberly Bibb Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty
$22,500,000
 

820 Via Lido Nord, Newport Beach

3 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,000 SqFt
A refined collection of spaces capturing the idyllic sights and sounds of an iconic location. Set along the Nord of Lido Isle – one of the region’s most-desired enclaves, this bayfront residence and its exterior surround were just completely reimagined to reflect an elegant and modern – yet delightfully comfortable environment. Captivating views of the wide waterway, main turning basin, and sparkling skyline present an ever- changing panorama
Sean Stanfield Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty
$21,500,000
 

30 La Senda Drive, Laguna Beach

4 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,134 SqFt
This newly constructed oceanfront masterpiece is nestled within the prestigious and secluded enclave of Three Arch Bay. The residence has been entirely rebuilt to offer a luminous and inviting atmosphere, perfectly suited for the relaxed coastal lifestyle. Set over two stories, this home enjoys an enviable vantage point above the main cove, boasting direct beach access via a private staircase that meanders through the property's lush hillside
Robert Giem Compass
$19,995,000
 

2701 Shell Street, Corona del Mar

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 5,276 SqFt
This “unicorn” property offers a once in a lifetime opportunity. AQUARIUM is a distinctive and stunning home that will sit on the shore near the opening of Newport Harbor to become the prominent landmark of China Cove, one of the few sandy beaches on this beautiful bay. It enjoys unobstructive views of Newport Bay, Harbor, Newport's famous Jetty, the Pacific Ocean, Catalina, and destinations beyond. This home is positioned to enjoy spectacular
Adrienne Brandes Surterre Properties Inc.
$18,995,000
 

2226 Channel Road, Newport Beach

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 6,164 SqFt
The pinnacle of Newport Beach living awaits at this picture-perfect bayfront home on the southern tip of the Balboa Peninsula. Offering 53' of frontage on the water and a private dock that can accommodate a vessel up to 45', this luxurious New England Coastal-style residence by Patterson Custom Homes impresses with panoramic channel views that encompass evening lights reflecting on the water, China Cove Beach in Corona del Mar, and Newport Bay’s
Tim Smith Coldwell Banker Realty
$18,495,000
 

2665 Victoria Drive, Laguna Beach

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 5,342 SqFt
Laguna Beach oceanfront Mark Singer A.I.A.-designed residence with expansive ocean, Catalina Island, and sunset views set atop a bluff in Victoria Beach - one of the most desirable enclaves of Southern California. Sited with intention to fully capture the endless Pacific vistas, this contemporary, approximately 5,342 square foot, five-bedroom offering with multiple outdoor spaces is nestled in a quiet part of the neighborhood yet just minutes
John Stanaland DOUGLAS ELLIMAN OF CALIFORNIA, INC.
$18,000,000
 

32091 Coast Highway, Laguna Beach

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 4,777 SqFt
Nestled among some of the most valuable oceanfront estates in California, this prime bluff-top gated property combines an understated beach elegance with a bit of classic Laguna artistry. Originally conceived by one renowned California architect (Fred Briggs, recognized as an Architectural Digest Top 100 architect) and more recently updated and expanded by another (Christopher Light), ‘Greenstone by the Sea’ is a masterful combination of
Michael Johnson Compass
$17,995,000
 

31981 Coast Highway, Laguna Beach

6 Beds, 7 Baths, 5,000 SqFt
Seemingly floating above the sand, this oceanfront estate commands breathtaking views of the Pacific and offers rare ownership of a portion of Thousand Step Beach just beneath, conveniently accessed via the property's private staircase. Emphasizing open spaces, breezes, and natural light, this soft contemporary residence, composed of two distinct parts, is marked by tranquility and luxury. The main house, surrounded by vibrant landscaping,
John Stanaland DOUGLAS ELLIMAN OF CALIFORNIA, INC.
$16,298,000
 

31 Shoreline Drive, Dana Point

5 Beds, 7 Baths, 6,080 SqFt
Exquisitely positioned on The Strands at Headlands most prominent oceanfront bluff sits the contemporary coastal masterpiece 31 Shoreline Dr., encompassing mesmerizing coastal views , Catalina and sunsets from the light and bright interiors, well appointed outdoor entertaining areas ,pool/spa, roof deck capturing breathtaking 180 degree views from the coastal hills to the farthest reaches of the ocean, city lights & beyond . An interior
Leo Goldschwartz Coldwell Banker Realty
$15,500,000
 

507 Morning Star Lane, Newport Beach

5 Beds, 5 Baths, 5,934 SqFt
507 Morning Star is situated in the highly sought after community of Dover Shores along being on one of the larger bay front lots. Panoramic views of Fashion Island, Back Bay Hillsides and the glistening waters of Newport Beach. As you enter through the gated courtyard that reveals a beautifully private landscaped entertaining area with a pool and spa. Entering the home, you come through a formal entry leading into the living room. Downstairs
Chandler Bell Compass
$14,950,000
 

31877 Circle Drive, Laguna Beach

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 5,109 SqFt
Opportunity...This spectacular oceanfront home is now truly priced to sell quickly. A very desirable double wide oceanfront promontory parcel with the marvelous, very private, contemporary home sitting high above the sandy beach and surf...with unobstructed panoramic ocean views stretching from Palos Verdes to San Diego. This property owns part of the beach where its private cabana, with its kitchen and bathroom, is located at the base of
Ray E. Mcafoose Coldwell Banker Realty
$13,995,000
 

2719 Shell Street, Corona del Mar

4 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,040 SqFt
It simply doesn’t get better than this. A true stand-out along Southern California’s world-famous coastline, this extraordinary waterfront estate is set directly on a rocky bluff overlooking Newport Bay in China Cove. Views are incomparable by day or night, with colorful sailboats and magnificent yachts gliding along the main channel in the foreground, festive holiday boat parades in December, and the Pacific Ocean, Balboa Peninsula, amazing
Tara Mcnabb Compass
$13,995,000
 

930 Balboa Boulevard, Newport Beach

3 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,327 SqFt
Occupying an enviable position on Newport Harbor, this recently built bayfront masterpiece by acclaimed William Guidero Design and Winkle Custom Homes personifies our iconic destination and the idyllic lifestyle it affords. Meticulously crafted with classic lines and a crisp coastal aesthetic showcasing extraordinary sight lines and abundant light, all delivered in a timeless design language befitting of any discerning buyer. Enjoy ever-changing
Andrew Cotton Compass
$12,725,000
 

317 E. Bayfront, Newport Beach

3 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,321 SqFt
Welcome to 317 E. Bayfront where a rare opportunity awaits; undoubtedly the most superb property on the iconic Little Balboa Island! This pristine WATERFRONT home was custom-built in 2019. Included is a newly built private dock able to accommodate a +/-50 foot boat accompanied by a side-tie for a Duffy Boat. The high-end custom interior design is luxuriously detailed with a fresh, coastal aesthetic. The 3 spacious levels include a Bonus Room
Jeff Williams Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty

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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