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
 

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
$39,750,000
 

309 Via Lido Soud, Newport Beach

4 Beds, 6 Baths, 8,868 SqFt
Seldom is a residence designed to give precedence to optimal living experiences, or constructed to this standard of exemplary craftsmanship. Extremely rare for its parcel size – 3.5 lots – over 9,400 square feet, and its bayfront position on the most tranquil waterway enveloping Lido Isle, the property and its extraordinary composition are beyond compare. An immediate introduction to the symphony of scale, light, architectural detail, and
Sean Stanfield Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty
$39,500,000
 

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
$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.
$32,900,000
 

1409 Dolphin Terrace, Corona del Mar

5 Beds, 7 Baths, 6,769 SqFt
1409 Dolphin Terrace the epitome of coastal luxury living in the prestigious Irvine Terrace neighborhood. This immaculate home has undergone a complete transformation, offering unparalleled sophistication and breathtaking views from almost every corner. Situated on the widest lot in Front Row Dolphin Terrace in the community of Irvine Terrace, spanning an impressive 125 feet, this residence boasts expansive vistas of the harbor, ocean,
Hanna Karcho-polselli Luxury Fine Homes, Inc.
$32,000,000
 

16 Lagunita Drive, Laguna Beach

5 Beds, 8 Baths, 8,718 SqFt
Nestled within the picturesque and secure gates of Lagunita, this extraordinary oceanfront estate sets the stage for an unparalleled coastal living experience. Perched on the bluff top in Laguna Beach, this Mediterranean estate holds a storied past, having once been a renowned celebrity hotspot owned by Ozzie and Harriet Nelson. Encompassing 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms plus an office, this legendary property offers expansive indoor-outdoor living
Joshua Altman Douglas Elliman of California, Inc.
$31,999,000
 

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.
$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
$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
$20,000,000
 

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 five-bedroom offering spans approximately 5,342 square feet of living area and multiple outdoor spaces. Down the floating staircase just beyond the
John Stanaland DOUGLAS ELLIMAN OF CALIFORNIA, INC.
$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.
$18,000,000
 

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
$17,800,000
 

52 Linda, Newport Beach

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 5,309 SqFt
Welcome to your secluded sanctuary in the heart of the highly exclusive, guard-gated community of Linda Isle. This amazing home is nestled within the serene embrace of the private horseshoe shaped bay. This breathtaking 4-BR & 4BA oasis spans over 5,300 square feet of luxurious living space on an expansive 6,000 square foot lot. Arguably the best location on Linda Isle, private on the interior cove, however, easy access to the main channel.
Doug Merlino Beach Pointe Properties Inc
$16,898,000
 

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
$16,250,000
 

24366 Santa Clara Avenue, Dana Point

4 Beds, 6 Baths, 6,469 SqFt
This contemporary masterpiece overlooks panoramic views of Dana Point Harbor and the Pacific Ocean coastal stretch. This rare bluff front property sits on a doublewide lot, which allowed the architect to optimize the oceanfront views from almost every inch of the home. The expansive glass gives it an effortless indoor outdoor living feel. The home is a true architectural gem that has earned prestigious accolades from The American Institute of
Andrew Wilson Sotheby's International Realty
$15,495,000
 

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
$14,995,000
 

2800 Ocean Front, Laguna Beach

8 Beds, 8 Baths, 5,112 SqFt
Sitting front and center on prestigious Victoria Beach, this one of a kind multi-family property epitomizes California luxury. As the Pacific Ocean gracefully laps on the shores in front, this thoughtfully designed four bedroom, four bath main home takes full advantage of the white water, coastline and Catalina Island views. Walls of windows and sliding glass doors meet stunning beachfront patios with an open kitchen boasting warm woods
John Stanaland DOUGLAS ELLIMAN OF CALIFORNIA, INC.
$14,450,000
 

414 Via Lido Nord, Newport Beach

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 3,680 SqFt
Newly rebuilt, this stunning waterfront home located in the exclusive community of Lido Isle is the essence of coastal living. Sophisticated yet relaxed design offers luxurious amenities for the upscale lifestyle the area demands. Built by custom home builder I.D.L Home featuring a 35 sq. ft. wide lot with 5 bedrooms and 5 ½ baths. Unique to the property is the 2 bedrooms with en-suite baths located on the 1st floor, while the Primary bedroom
Betty Gulezyan TSG Premier Realty
$12,995,000
 

2218 Channel Road, Newport Beach

5 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,817 SqFt
This beautiful bayfront is set on a premier stretch of the coveted Balboa Peninsula Point. Steps from the iconic Wedge Beach on a quiet and broad tree lined street, this waterfront property is the epitome of luxury living. Timeless curb appeal makes a stunning first impression and sets the tone of coastal grandeur that continues as you enter the chic foyer with sweeping staircase. Prepare to be mesmerized by the magnificent kitchen and great
Giovanne Helou The Oppenheim Group
New
$11,995,000
 

401 Evening Star Lane, Newport Beach

5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,698 SqFt
Location and design rarely combine to result in an offering as rare as 401 Evening Star Lane - a property exhaustively remodeled in 2022, reimagined for modern living and featuring exceptional design (and views!) at every turn. The 6,000-square-foot lot with 53 feet of frontage showcases an exquisitely appointed residence of approximately 3,698 square feet. The allure of this home begins at the curb, where the crisp facade and topiaries create
John Stanaland DOUGLAS ELLIMAN OF CALIFORNIA, INC.
$10,550,000
 

114 Oceanfront, Newport Beach

3 Beds, 5 Baths, 2,640 SqFt
114 E Oceanfront, is a stunning new construction home offering breathtaking panoramic views of the Pacific and Catalina. Built by ATP Builders, this property blends opulence and coastal living with 2,640 square feet of living space. Offered fully furnished with Serena and Lily furnishings elevates the property to a new level of relaxed comfort. Experience the pinnacle of luxury living with a custom kitchen meticulously designed by Cooper Pacific
Allison Root Compass
$10,495,000
 

4807 Seashore Drive, Newport Beach

5 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,100 SqFt
Welcome to 4807 Seashore Drive, the ultimate beach house situated in the heart of West Newport. Sitting directly on the sand with ocean views from every look out this non-boardwalk location makes it exceptionally private and quiet. This wonderfully functional residence encompasses 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms and a gym. The main level boasts an open concept kitchen, dining room, and living room with La Cantina doors that open to the spacious
Kimberly Bibb 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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