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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18 Harbor Island, Newport Beach
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
4100 Calle Isabella, San Clemente
This is the most significant and private 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
1813 E Bay Avenue, Newport Beach
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
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
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 N La Senda presents a unique experience born from its premier location and a 8-year journey for architectural excellency. Designed by Horst Architects and Chris Light, the nearly 6,000 SF estate basks in the prestige of its creators, with
11 Montage Way, Laguna Beach
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 9,305 sf custom estate commands coveted front row views of the Pacific Ocean and the surrounding natural beauty. Master craftsmanship and the highest quality
31521 Bluff Drive, Laguna Beach
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
33 Strand Beach Drive, Dana Point
Presenting a refined luxury living experience at 33 Strand Beach, an iconic property sited on the front row of the popular Strand at Headlands. Designed by the prolific firm CJ Light Associates, the property brilliantly blends the rich character of Balinese style with crisp contemporary representation. Entering through the serenity of the secure, front glass courtyard with soothing water features, you are led into a main level that immediately
2529 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach
Nestled into the Laguna coastline is a hidden grandeur unlike any other, spanning 120 feet of private ocean from 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
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
31 Strand Beach Drive, Dana Point
The stylish and contemporary design of this home epitomizes seaside living at its most sophisticated. Set on the sands of a stunning two-mile beach in the private, gated community of the The Strand, this personal resort affords every luxury for which one could wish. Renowned architect Ed Lorbach’s welcoming 7,852 square foot design exhibits his uncommon and deft restraint. Refreshingly unexpected, the architecture creates unique spaces that are
2201 Bayside Drive, Corona Del Mar
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 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 yacht) are among the home’s notable
2800 Ocean Front, Laguna Beach
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
2209 Bayside Drive, Corona Del Mar
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’s last remaining bay front lot, 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 private
2102 E Balboa Boulevard, Newport Beach
Arguably one of the most coveted properties within the quaint village setting of Newport Beach’s Peninsula Point this estate epitomizes Southern California Coastal living at its finest. Enter the private gated motor court with four car garage equipped with work shop, laundry, service bathroom and golf cart storage. Located directly above the garage find a fully detached apartment with living, full kitchen, bedroom, bathroom all surround by
3619 Ocean Boulevard, Corona Del Mar
Just off of Inspiration Point in Corona del Mar and completely invisible from the street stands an extraordinary bluff-top home with unparalleled ocean views and five stories of elegant seaside living. Privacy and elegance convene in this Brion Jeannette-designed homestead, where a hidden drive leads to a lush motor court behind gates, the only privately gated residence in the area. A magnificent spiral staircase spans all five floors and leads
31887 Circle Drive, Laguna Beach
Seen any SoCal oceanfront locations this grand, impressive and rare? Hovering above the wave break 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 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
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
12 Bay Island, Newport Beach
A premier harbor front estate home poised at the tip of enchanting Bay Island - a romantic and refined private enclave of twenty-four residences which enjoy common ownership of resplendent flowering gardens, tennis, and a wide private beach. Here from its landmark promontory location Residence No.12 is defined by a sweeping panorama of intoxicating harbor and city light views and one of the finest yacht accommodations on the waterway. With an
176 Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach
Emerald Bay Point front row. Currently the only Emerald Bay oceanfront available. Unobstructed ocean views looking south from all levels. Beautifully constructed and designed, this home is a gem. The main level features formal living room with an elevated formal dining area and library/office, as well as a wonderful morning room and fabulous kitchen. All enjoy the exquisite panorama. The upstairs master suite is spectacular, alone with its
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
120 Mcknight Drive, Laguna Beach
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
13 Lagunita Drive, Laguna Beach
Promising a lifestyle marked by modern elegance, this breathtaking oceanfront residence offers a coveted location in Lagunita, a gated community that’s just a stone’s throw from Laguna’s famed Montage resort. Directly facing the pristine sands of Victoria Beach, one of the world’s most spectacular and secluded beaches, the home offers a heightened level of privacy. It also showcases mesmerizing panoramic views stretching all the way to Catalina
989 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach
Built in 1928, this exquisite Spanish Mediterranean estate boasts a number of special features that simply would not be possible today, including a beautiful promontory location and a unique beach garage right on the sand. Gorgeous architectural details and bespoke finishes throughout. The stately living room opens to a formal dining room, each wrapped in captivating ocean vistas. The chef's kitchen is filled with custom cabinetry and premium
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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