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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$63,500,000
 

4100 Calle Isabella, San Clemente

9 Beds, 14 Baths, 15k SqFt
La Casa Pacifica is the most significant oceanfront estate in Southern California. Its 5.45 acres of pristine oceanfront property, with 450 linear feet on the beach, are enveloped in the most magnificent coastal gardens and grounds found in California. The completely walled compound affords panoramic views of the ocean and sunsets from its preferred elevation. The Spanish Colonial Revival architecture of the restored and modernized main
$59,995,000
 

18 Harbor Island, Newport Beach

6 Beds, 12 Baths, 14.2k SqFt
A landmark promontory location defining the spirit of the Newport Harbor – 18 Harbor Island. Here classic architectural structure meets a forward-thinking design aesthetic, creating a one-of-a-kind waterfront treasure with over 300 feet of bay frontage. With clean lines, open space and purity of form the re-mastered residence with a total building size of approximately 16,000 square feet lives graciously with large-scale rooms and a panorama of
$48,000,000
 

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
$44,995,000
 

1813 E Bay Avenue, Newport Beach

5 Beds, 8 Baths, 12.7k SqFt
Nestled between the beach and the bay with appx. 90 ft. of frontage across 3 lots, 1813 East Bay commands distinction sight unseen, yet the caliber can only truly be appreciated firsthand. Designed by renowned architect Robert Sinclair, built by Patterson Custom Homes, and finished by Blackband Design, the home has a prestigious pedigree that represents innovative design & quality construction. The envy of every passerby is evoked with a
$38,000,000
 

11 Montage Way, Laguna Beach

5 Beds, 8 Baths, 9,500 SqFt
The level of luxury is undeniably impressive,the location world-class. Standing atop a coastal bluff amid the resplendent beauty of the sun-soaked Laguna coastline, this private contemporary masterwork is a rare offering. With only 13 private home sites at the fabulous Montage Resort, this 9,500 sf custom estate commands coveted front row views of the Pacific Ocean and the surrounding natural beauty. Master craftsmanship and the highest quality
$28,750,000
 

31521 Bluff Drive, Laguna Beach

5 Beds, 7 Baths, 4,350 SqFt
One of a Kind Masterpiece! Fabulous Antique Italian - French Country Ocean Front Estate Located on Almost One Acre with Approximately 180 Feet of Ocean Frontage. Panoramic Ocean, North Coast, City Lights, Catalina and Sunset Views Year-round. Simply the Finest Craftsmanship and Materials Available (Imported from Around the World) were used in this Virtually Brand New Home. Detached, Private, Guest House Suitable for your Most Sophisticated
$27,995,000
 

4541 Brighton Road, Corona Del Mar

4 Beds, 6 Baths, 7,000 SqFt
Dedicated to a lifestyle rich in amenities, the essence of eclectic-contemporary harmonizes with seaside elements and enhances the paramount panoramas of the Pacific. Perched on an oceanfront platform, this Cameo Shores Estate provides the finest in location, design and meticulous attention to detail. Executing visionary conception to ultimate completion was a painstakingly four-year mastery that is evident in the concluding structure and
$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
$26,450,000
 

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
$25,000,000
 

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
 

2209 Bayside Drive, Corona Del Mar

5 Beds, 9 Baths, 8,278 SqFt
A collaboration between some of best names in the high-end home industry, Brandon Architects, Brooke Wagner Design, and Patterson Custom Homes, this meticulously planned estate will take CA luxury living to a new level. This estate, when complete, will boast five bedroom suites and nice baths, offering approximately 10,900 sq ft of elegant indoor/outdoor living space plus a nearly 2,823 sq ft 5-car garage, and beautiful panoramas from multiple
$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
$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
$23,500,000
 

92 Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 6,109 SqFt
This extraordinary property offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to own one of the few, but celebrated properties along the highly coveted front row of Emerald Bay, a treasured enclave of seaside homes nestled between the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean and the hillsides of the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. Magnificent, extraordinary, and unparalleled are words that only begin to describe this wonderful property located at the center of what
$23,000,000
 

31887, Laguna Beach

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,000 SqFt
Suspended above the shoreline on its own promontory perch, Casa Sopra L'Onda lives on the edge of Laguna's most romantic beach. Amalfi cliffs and coves meet sweeping sands and cerulean 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 a warm and inviting blend of alpine
$19,998,000
 

1752 E Oceanfront, Newport Beach

4 Beds, 6 Baths, 3,599 SqFt
An exquisite representation of Cape Cod craftsmanship and design this breathtaking oceanfront estate located within the picturesque community of Peninsula Point is irreplaceable. Gracing two-and-a-half lots and commanding 100' of water frontage the classic shingled residence flows seamlessly between indoor and outdoor living spaces. Here richly stained wood floors contrast against crisp white woodwork and the timeless appeal of reclaimed brick.
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$18,000,000
 

3 Harbor Island, Newport Beach

5 Beds, 7 Baths, 8,765 SqFt
Located on prestigious, gated Harbor Island, this meticulously remodeled residence is one of just thirty homes on the most exclusive enclaves in all of coastal Orange County. A two-story, sweeping spiral staircase greets guests and opens to the sunken living room with fireplace and an impressive, bespoke Onyx bar, fully equipped with extensive cabinetry for glass and bottle storage, ice maker, wine refrigerator, and bar sink. The newly remodeled
$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,
$16,995,000
 

37 Linda Isle, Newport Beach

4 Beds, 6 Baths, 6,300 SqFt
The ultimate waterfront location! 37 Linda Isle in Newport Beach is a stunning masterpiece where contemporary architecture and uncompromising interior design unite to create a landmark residence by renowned architect Fleetwood Joiner. Located on the “Gold Coast” of the exclusive guard-gated island of Linda Isle, this custom estate enjoys unobstructed bay front views which embrace the Newport harbor main-channel yacht-turning basin, city
$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
$16,800,000
 

120 Mcknight Drive, Laguna Beach

3 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,519 SqFt
So many attributes of this oceanfront home are extraordinary; the sizable and extra wide parcel with a perfect position at the end of McKnight Drive; the uninterrupted cove, coastline and sunset views; the incredibly rare, single-story configuration; its impeccable condition after an extensive and just-completed renovation; and its highly preferred North Laguna Beach location. There is simply no other property on the market with such high marks
$15,995,000
 

6 Monarch Cove, Dana Point

6 Beds, 10 Baths, 12.9k SqFt
Luxurious design elements and stylish interiors are uniquely embodied in this oceanfront estate in the coveted community of Ritz Cove. Spanning approximately 13,000 square feet on two oceanfront lots, the generous open floor plan seamlessly connects all of the main living areas and allows for unrivaled white-water and golf course views from nearly every room. The interiors are comprised of six bedrooms and ten bathrooms, a capacious gourmet

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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