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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$44,000,000
 

2431 Riviera Drive, Laguna Beach

6 Beds, 9 Baths, 10k SqFt
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
$31,900,000
 

58 N La Senda Drive, Laguna Beach

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 6,135 SqFt
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 an 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 of
$27,500,000
 

2136 E Balboa Boulevard, Newport Beach

6 Beds, 10 Baths, 9,867 SqFt
A house more extraordinary. This new construction masterpiece boasts 72’ of bay frontage, ideally positioned at the mouth of Newport Harbor, and is designed with the utmost quality of craftsmanship and material. Modern Farmhouse in style with French limestone, Riviera Bronze windows and wood beamed ceilings, the property is fitted with custom finishes and cutting-edge technologies throughout – Lutron lighting with Savant Smart Home Automation,
$27,500,000
 

33 Strand Beach Drive, Dana Point

5 Beds, 8 Baths, 9,844 SqFt
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
$27,000,000
 

2529 South Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach

12 Beds, 11 Baths, 8,065 SqFt
It is an incredibly rare moment when history, beauty, opulence and an oceanfront setting come together at one time, presenting an opportunity that is truly provocative. Crowning a dramatic bluff between Moss Point and Victoria Beach in Laguna Beach, Villa Rockledge encompasses nearly 25,000 square feet of seaside splendor, complete with stairs leading to a private cove. Created nearly 100 years ago, the tranquil oasis reveals panoramic ocean,
$26,000,000
 

31 Strand Beach Drive, Dana Point

4 Beds, 6 Baths, 7,852 SqFt
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
$25,995,000
 

2201 Bayside Drive, Corona Del Mar

5 Beds, 9 Baths, 9,129 SqFt
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
$24,900,000
 

2209 Bayside Drive, Corona Del Mar

6 Beds, 9 Baths, 8,278 SqFt
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
$24,750,000
 

2102 E Balboa Boulevard, Newport Beach

7 Beds, 9 Baths, 8,546 SqFt
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
$24,500,000
 

3631 Ocean Boulevard, Corona Del Mar

4 Beds, 5 Baths, 5,678 SqFt
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
$23,995,000
 

31521 Bluff Drive, Laguna Beach

5 Beds, 7 Baths, 4,350 SqFt
SELLER FINANCING AVAILABLE. Spanning 5 lots and over 3/4 of an acre of stunning South Laguna Beach oceanfront, this legacy estate is a once-in-a-lifetime property that cannot be duplicated. From its vantage point secluded behind stone walls, the breathtaking views stretch from Palos Verdes to Catalina and San Clemente Islands to West Street Beach and crashing waves. An exquisite 2-level main residence and guest house span approximately 4,350
$23,000,000
 

31887 Circle Drive, Laguna Beach

3 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,000 SqFt
Trophy oceanfront promontory above the shoreline at Orange County’s most picturesque 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 Thousand Steps Beach offers such large scale and diverse natural beauty. Only this landmark point Property,
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$21,500,000
 

57 Monarch Bay Drive, Dana Point

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 6,400 SqFt
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
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$19,999,999
 

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
$19,800,000
 

176 Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach

5 Beds, 8 Baths, 7,461 SqFt
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
$18,750,000
 

17 Ritz Cove Drive, Dana Point

5 Beds, 7 Baths, 6,615 SqFt
Next door to the Ritz Carlton Resort, the extraordinary coastal Oceanfront jewel 17 Ritz Cove boasts incredible design and luxury and overlooks the waves of the World Famous Salt Creek Beach. Ritz Cove has only 101 homes and is the only 24-hour guard-gated community that is nestled between two Five Star Resorts. Meticulously designed, accented by magnificent custom light fixtures, accessories and art, this turnkey trophy home is being sold FULLY
$17,995,000
 

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 rebuilt 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 secluded
$15,000,000
 

989 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach

4 Beds, 6 Baths, 4,158 SqFt
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
$13,500,000
 

2661 Victoria Drive, Laguna Beach

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 6,500 SqFt
Seller says to SELL IT NOW!This amazing soft contemporary, premium coastal location, custom home is graced with mesmerizing ocean views from three magnificent levels. Spanning the three levels are 5 beds & 6 baths. Custom stonework & cabinetry, top of the line appliances, spectacular custom lighting, & custom window treatments. The entry level to the home highlights the master suite with ocean views all around, an adjacent office
$12,950,000
 

22 Lagunita Drive, Laguna Beach

3 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,981 SqFt
Experience the finest beach front living in all of Southern California in the most exclusive and private gated community in Laguna Beach - LAGUNITA - a quaint haven for celebrities and executives. This spectacular 3 bedroom 4 and 1/2 bathroom home is an entertainer's dream and has been designed to maximize the ocean views with walls of glass that open off the specious and open living area. Breathtaking Victoria beach ocean front luxury property
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$12,850,000
 

16 Ritz Cove Drive, Dana Point

5 Beds, 6 Baths, 5,075 SqFt
Located in prestigious gate-guarded Ritz Cove, this stately oceanfront residence occupies the premier location within this established coastal enclave. Situated on an elevated corner parcel, the classic Mediterranean architecture has two full, ocean-facing exposures. By day and by night, the ocean and coastline views are simply unsurpassable. Inside, an elegant and relaxed atmosphere defines the home. Warm tones, rich materials, and a spacious
$11,995,000
 

12 Harbor Island, Newport Beach

3 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,684 SqFt
Experience the ultimate in bay-front living as you cross the bridge into one of the most exclusive island locales in all of Southern California. Located on private Harbor Island, this stunningly remodeled home offers an unparalleled combination of quintessential coastal lifestyle, luxury, and ocean views. The open-floor-plan lower level includes tray ceilings, custom lighting, large gourmand-inspired kitchen with custom cabinetry, top tier
$10,995,000
 

31071 Coast Highway, Laguna Beach

4 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,916 SqFt
Perched above Aliso Beach just a stone’s throw to Montage Resort is this striking contemporary residence with private stairs to the sand, approximately 50 feet of beach frontage, a two-car garage and oversized driveway offering turnaround capabilities or six additional parking spaces. Unique architectural details can be enjoyed throughout the home including multiple atriums, two-story ceilings, art niches, and walls of glass windows and doors
$10,995,000
 

1709 E Bay Avenue, Newport Beach

5 Beds, 7 Baths, 4,253 SqFt
One of a kind this unique Balinese inspired Peninsula Point bayfront home offers the very rare opportunity to have a separate guest house on a neighboring parcel. Custom built in 2010 seaside elegance adorns all three levels; offering quality craftsmanship, inviting sunlit rooms, clad in tasteful finishes - no detail has been overlooked. Spanning over 4,200 sq. ft. this 5 bedroom 7 bathroom residence is truly one of a kind and cannot be

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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