Crystal Cove Real Estate Blog

Michael Franco specializes in luxury coastal homes in Orange County, California. Crystal Cove is well known as one of the most prestigous community in Newport Beach and amongst the best in the world.  Subscribe and we will keep you up-to-date and informed on the Crystal Cove real estate market with frequently updated homes for sale and current events.

 

April 23, 2018

71st Annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race

 

One of the most difficult things about selling your home is pricing it correctly. Work with a local, professional real estate agent, such as those at the Franco Team, they know the local market and will guide you towards the correct decision.  There are many factors that affect home price; a professional real estate agent can help you consider all those factors. You do not want to leave money on the table but you also do not want to price the home to high and miss out on potential buyers.

 

 

 

The 71st Annual Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race will be taking place, Friday, April 27th through, Sunday, April 29th. This race has been taking place annually since 1947. This year, the race will run its usual course, alongside the two new races: Border Run Race to San Diego and Border Run Sprint to Dana Point. All races kick-off from Balboa Pier, the Newport to Ensenada race is 125 miles to reach the Toto Santos Bay. The event gets underway with pre-race events on Wednesday, April 25th with the Skippers Luncheon and Skippers Receptions, and on Thursday, April 26th, Sail Away Skippers and Crew Party. Saturday evening, there will be a Fiesta and on Sunday, events culminate with the Trophy presentation and finally on Monday, there will a Wine Tasting Excursion. For more information about the race, see their website at: http://nosa.org/.

 

 

 

Crystal Cove is a in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach, situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Pacific Coast Highway. The Crystal Cove State Park offers residents 3.2 miles of coastline, 400 acres of bluffs, 2,400 acres of canyons, 18 miles of trails and a 1,400 acre Marine Park. Located at 10 Coral Ridge, this 13,000 square foot home is part of the Coral Canyon development. This six bedroom, ten bathroom was built in 2016. Attention to detail can be seen in the vaulted ceilings, electronic pocket doors and elevator service to all levels. Indoor space meets seamlessly with the outdoor spaces in this natural light filled home. The kitchen features two islands, professional grade appliances and a breakfast nook. The home has a billiard room, wine cellar and home theater. There are views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, Newport Harbor, sandy beaches and evening sunsets.  This home sits on a large 21,000 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting.  Coral Canyon is a 24 hour guard gated community designed by Bob White Architects and was built by The New Home Company.

 

 

Located at 222 Via Koron, this 3,600 square foot home is part of the Lido Isle community in Newport Beach. This four bedroom, four bathroom home was built in 1981. Attention to detail can be seen the wood beamed ceilings, vaulted ceilings and breakfast nook. There are built-ins throughout the house.  This home sits on a 3,900 square foot piece of property which is 45 feet wide and a street to street parcel. Homeowners’ are just steps away from the bay and from the Lido Isle Boardwalk. Lido Isle has many amenities including tennis courts, a private beach, private dock and clubhouse

April 12, 2018

Earth Month To-Go

 

Create a warm and inviting front entry way, to welcome potential buyers into your house during a home sale. Make sure the entry way is well lit both inside and outside. Clean the door and if it needs to be re-painted or replaced, do that prior to listing the house. Hang a wreath on the front door; put a container of blooming plants near the door.  Also, it would be helpful to give potential buyers a place to hang coats and put their wet umbrellas.

 

 

True Food is hosting an Earth Month To-Go campaign through Monday, April 30th. The True Food Kitchen strives to encourage sustainability, healthy eating and feature a seasonal cuisine. The kitchen is open, bringing guests in close proximity with food preparation. During the month of April, help True Food celebrate Mother Earth with the “Grab and Go Green” program. All guests who order a to-go, pick up order will receive a re-usable canvas tote. There are four different canvas bags available, and they also are available for purchase for $5 each. True Food Kitchen is located at 451 Newport Center Drive in Newport Beach. For more information, see their website at: https://www.truefoodkitchen.com/about.

 

 

Crystal Cove is a group of luxury communities in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach. Crystal Cove is home to the Crystal Cove State Park, many dining and shopping options. Located at 35 Tide Watch, this 6,800 square foot home is part of the Crystal Cove Sea Point development. This five bedroom, seven bathroom home was built in 2008. The indoor-outdoor is guaranteed with terraces, patios or balconies from nearly every room. Attention to detail can be seen in the use of Bisazza tiling, copper framed windows and custom wall treatments. There are views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, the Newport Beach coastline, white water, city night lights and amazing sunsets. This home sits on a large 17,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, there are multiple entertaining areas including a large lounge area, swimming pool, putting green, and barbeque area. Sea Point is a 24 hour guard gated neighborhood with just 27 estate homes. As with all Crystal Cove communities, Sea Point residents are encouraged to participate in all the resort style activities at the Canyon Club Recreational Club.

 

Located at 22 Tree Fern, this 9,100 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom community in the Shady Canyon. This six bedroom, eight bathroom home was built in 2018. The home has a Santa Barbara architectural style featuring 14 foot ceilings, oversize windows and pocket doors. The chef’s kitchen opens onto formal dining room and onto the family room. There are two California rooms, for homeowners to enjoy. There are views of the surrounding canyons and the golf course. This home sits on a very large 28,000 square foot piece of property near the clubhouse. Outdoors, there is a swimming pool, spa and large yard.

March 26, 2018

Sunday Musicale at Newport Beach Library

 

Spring is here; make the most of it, if you are selling your home during this season. Give your outdoors, a sprucing up and plant colorful annuals in the garden beds to brighten the yard. Bring spring indoors, by using fresh and bright colors for staging. Even think about adding some spring scents with candles, fresh flowers and diffusers. However, before adding any scents to your home check with your realtor first, you want to be careful about allergens and sensitivities. 

 

 

Sunday Musicale is happening at the Newport Beach Library.  On Sunday, March 25th, Cristina Montes Mateo will be performing on the harp. The performance will begin at 3pm and will be held in the Friends Room.  This is an hour long concert. Cristina Montes Mateo is a solo harpist with Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana in the Palau de Les Arts Reina Sofía.  This installment will be held at the Central Branch of the Newport Beach Library, located at 1000 Avocado Avenue. Sunday Musicale is provided through the support of Friends of the Newport Beach Library.  For more information about this event or the many others offered through the Newport Beach Library System, see their website at: http://www.newportbeachlibrary.org/.

 

 

Crystal Cove is a collection of exclusive developments located between the Pacific Ocean and the Pacific Coast Highway. Crystal Cove is home to many parks, green spaces, beaches and shopping and dining options. Located at 90 Archipelago Drive, this 4,000 square foot home is part of the Nautilus development. This four bedroom, five bathroom home was built in 2005. This home could easily be used as a one level home. Attention to detail can be seen in the high ceilings, exposed beams and custom millwork. The chef’s kitchen has two islands, professional grade appliances and a morning room.  This open plan house is filled with natural light and has a center courtyard. The property has views of the Pacific Ocean and lovely evening sunsets. This home sits on a large 11,000 square foot piece of property, with a corner setting. Outdoors, there is a detached casita, fountain, wrap around lawn and barbeque bar with seating. Among the amenities offered in Nautilus are tennis courts, a fitness center, clubhouse and swimming pool.

 

Located at 936 Via Lido Nord, this 4,800 square foot home is part of the Lido Isle community. This four bedroom, five bathroom home was built in 1980. The home is filled with natural light through walls of glass. This home sits a 5,600 square foot lot, which is large for Lido Isle. The home sits on the Easterly tip of Lido Isle giving it wonderful views of the Newport Harbor, the turning basin, city night lights, Newport Center, the Saddleback Mountains and all five islands in Newport Harbor. Outdoors, there is a large pier and private slip.

March 12, 2018

Oak Grill St. Patricks Day Celebration

 

When you are selling your home be sure to board or find another place for your pets during open houses and showings.  Take your pets out for the afternoon. Potential buyers are not all pet lovers. Keep the house free of pet hair.  Also, have the carpets professionally cleaned, this will remove spots but also help to remove pet smells from the house. Keeping pets well groomed with also help to keep pet hair down and the house smelling good.

 

 

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up soon. The Oak Grill is a fun place to celebrate with friends and family. Oak Grill will feature specials all day long, Saturday, March 17th. For breakfast they will be serving Green Eggs Benedict. Dinner will feature, the traditional St. Patrick’s Day favorite, Corned Beef and Cabbage. They will be serving green beer all day long. Oak Grill is located at 690 Newport Center Drive in Newport Beach. For more information or to make reservations, see their website at: https://www.oakgrillnb.com/events/overview/.

 

 

Crystal Cove is a just north of Laguna Beach in Newport Coast. Crystal Cove is situated on the high bluffs above Crystal Cove State Park, giving it expansive views. Located at 18 Coral Ridge, this 12,000 square foot estate is part of the Crystal Cove Estate Collection. This six bedroom, eleven bathroom home was built in 2017. Built by the Sylvester team, designed by James Sylvester and built by Spencer Sylvester, this home has a very rare 35 foot building height. Attention to detail can be seen in the glass entry pivot door, use of mahogany and interior court yard. The home features a crystal chandelier from Murano, Italy. There are terrific views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Newport Harbor, the surrounding canyons, Catalina Island, the Marina and beautiful evening sunsets. This home sits on a large 23,000 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, there is a 70 foot pool, with a fire pit immersed in the pool, a cabana, and a built-in barbeque. Also outdoors, there is a garden chess set and a golf putting green. Crystal Cove is a 24 hour guard gated community.

 

Located at 19 Spike Moss, this 10,500 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom Community in Shady Canyon. This six bedroom, eight bathroom home was built in 2010.  Attention to detail can be seen in the European cabinets, imported stone and front entry courtyard. The home features a game room, home theater and two bars. There are wonderful views of the surrounding nature preserve, city night lights and the Saddleback Mountains.  This home sits on a very large 33,000 square foot piece of property with a corner lot setting. Outdoors, there is a swimming pool, spa, cabana, built-in barbeque area, putting green and citrus orchard.

March 1, 2018

2018 Toshiba Golf Classic

 

Create an atmosphere or mood in your home, when you are selling it, to help potential buyers be able to picture themselves living in this space. In front of the fireplace, set up a romantic evening for two with champagne and champagne glasses on the table. In the bathroom, create a spa like atmosphere by adding fluffy robes and a vase of flowers to the bathroom. In the kitchen, place a bowl of colorful fruit on the counter and set the table for dinner.

 

 

The 2018 Toshiba Golf Classic will benefit the Mary and Dick Allen Diabetes Center at Hoag Hospital. Over the last 19 years, the Toshiba Classic has generated over 19 million dollars for Hoag Hospital. This year’s golf tournament will be held at the Newport Beach Country Club. Events get under way Monday, March 5th with the Pro-Am. On Tuesday, join in Breakfast with a Champion at Balboa Bay Resort. The Classic Pro-Am takes place on Wednesday and Thursday. On Friday and Saturday, the Professional Competition will take place. The Newport Beach Country Club is a 6,600 yard golf course with a par 71. The course was built in 1953 by William Bell. This course is a popular stop of the PGA Tour. The Mary and Dick Allen Diabetes Center is dedicated to diabetic education, clinical support and other services. The Newport Beach Country Club is located at 1 Clubhouse Drive.  For more information or to reserve a tee time, see their website at: http://www.toshibaclassic.com/.

 

 

Crystal Cove is located in the Newport Coast area of Newport Beach, just north of Laguna Beach. The Crystal Cove State Park is home to 3.2 miles of coastline, 400 acres of bluffs, 2,400 acres of canyons, 18 miles of trails and a 1,400 acre Marine Park. Located at 30 Gondoliers Bluff, this 5,100 square foot home is part of the White Sails development. This five bedroom, six bathroom home was built in 2004. This is a plan 2 home with views from almost every room. Attention to detail can be seen in the vaulted ceilings, oversized windows and in the lavish home office. There are views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Catalina Island, Abalone Point and Palos Verdes.  This home sits on a 10,000 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. White Sails is a 24 hour guard community. Students living in this area attend schools in the Laguna Beach Unified School District, specifically Harbor View Elementary, Thurston Middle School and Laguna Beach High School.

 

 

Located at 3 Rim Ridge, this 11,000 square foot is part of the Pelican Hill development in the Pelican Hill section of Newport Coast.  This six bedroom, nine bathroom home was built in 2001. Attention to detail can be seen in the custom ironwork inlaid limestone and rock crystal chandeliers. The home sits on a large 27,000 square foot piece of property with 225 feet of the front row views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Catalina Island, Newport Bay, city night lights, surrounding canyons and the Pelican Hill Golf Course. Outdoors, there is an additional 1,700 square feet of covered decks and loggias.

Feb. 14, 2018

National Margarita Day

 

When you are selling your home, create a mood, to help potential buyers envision themselves living in this space. For example, play up fireplaces by creating a seating area in front of them, add a couple of champagne glasses and an ice bucket to the table, place a great piece of art over the fireplace, or set-up a fire but don’t light it, up in the grate. Before home showings and open houses turn on quietly playing background music, for example choose classical music or smooth jazz. In the kitchen, keep the counters clean, and set out a colorful bowl of fruit.

 

 

Come out and celebrate National Margarita Day with friends and family at the Aqua Lounge. On Thursday, February 22nd, Aqua Lounge is having a margarita party, all in celebration of National Margarita Day. Choose from on the rocks, with salt, without salt, all created by the cocktail experts at Aqua Lounge. On the 22nd, all house margaritas will be $5. Aqua Lounge is located at 690 Newport Center Drive in Newport Beach. For more information, or to see other special events, see their website at: https://www.aqualoungenb.com/events/calendar/.

 

 

Crystal Cove is a collection of developments situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Pacific Coast Highway, just north of Laguna Beach. Crystal Beach has many upscale dining establishments and shopping alongside parks and beaches. Located at 35 Tide Watch, this 6,800 square foot home is part of Sea Point development. This five bedroom, seven bathroom home was built in 2008. Attention to detail can be seen in the use of Bisazza tile, copper framed windows and reading cove. The gourmet kitchen features professional grade appliances, an oversized island and has a separate utility room. This home sits on a large 17,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, entertaining is a dream around the infinity edge pool, the spa, the tree island in the pool, around the barbeque area, or on the putting green.  Crystal Cove Sea Point is a 24 hour guard gated community with just 27 luxury homes.  Sea Point residents, as are all Crystal Cove residents, invited in to join in all the resort style activities at the Canyon Club Recreational Center.

 

 

Located at 25 Salt Bush, this 5,100 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom development within Shady Canyon. This five bedroom, five bathroom home was built in 2007. The single level home has a Tuscan architectural style. Enter the home through a private gate and up a driveway to an entry courtyard. Attention to detail can be seen in the wood beams, custom murals and custom built-ins. The kitchen features a chef’s stove, large island and built-in refrigerators. The home sits on a large 21,000 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. The private yard has a 10 person spa with a waterfall and an outdoor entertaining area with a fireplace.

Feb. 1, 2018

The Octette Bridge Club at NTAC

 

The winter season brings shorter days and often cloudy and gray skies, when you are selling your home; you want to create a warm and bright environment, so set out to create lots of curb appeal.  To create winter curb appeal, set up the front porch in a welcoming way, re-paint the home and/or front door, and spruce up the front yard and garden. Also, try scheduling open houses and showings during the daylight hours if at all possible. Turn on all the lights in the house; both inside and outside, including the closets.

 

 

The Newport Theatre Arts Center is hosting productions of The Octette Bridge Club.  The play was written by P.J. Barry. The performances will take place Thursdays through Sundays, ending on Sunday, February 25th. This play follows the story of eight Irish sisters, from Providence, Rhode Island who gather on alternating Fridays to gossip and play cards. Each sister has her own unique personality and family. The Newport Theatre Arts Center is located at 2501 Cliff Drive in Newport Beach. For more information, see their website at: http://ntaconline.com/.

 

 

Crystal Cove is home to several luxury residential communities, many parks, beaches, upscale shopping and dining.  Crystal Cove is also home to the Crystal Cove State Park with 3.2 miles of coastline, 400 acres of bluffs, 2,400 acres of canyons, 18 miles of trails and a 1,400 acre Marine Park.  Located at 180 Sidney Bay Drive, this 3,800 square foot home is part of The Strand development. This four bedroom, four bathroom home was built in 2004. The chef’s kitchen opens on to the great room, has a breakfast nook and opens to the formal dining room. The private interior courtyard has a fireplace and water feature. This home sits on a 7,500 square foot piece of property that is bluff front. With its bluff front setting, this property has wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, white water, the coastline, city night lights and gorgeous evening sunsets. Outdoors, there is private casita, perfect for guests.   The Strand is a 24 hour guard gated community with 42 luxury homes. The Strand residents, like all Crystal Cove residents, are invited to participate in all the resort style activities offered at the Canyon Club Recreational Center.

 

Located at 120 Canyon Creek, this 7,400 square foot home is part of Shady Canyon Custom development in Shady Canyon area of Turtle Rock. This four bedroom, six bathroom home was built in 2011. The Spanish Hacienda style home is flooded with natural light. Attention to detail can be seen in the antique doors, Loewen French Doors and in the custom wood bar.  This home sits on a large 24,000 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. The outdoor spaces are filled with lush gardens, a spa, fountains and rose arbored walkway.

Jan. 15, 2018

Newport Beach’s Restaurant Week 2018

 

In January the days are shorter, it is always best to show your home, when it is up for sale, during the day light hours when it is filled with natural light. However, this is often difficult and evening showings are necessary. Turn on all the lights in the house for showings and open houses, even the ones in the closets, because potential buyers will look in there, too. Also, be sure to light up the driveway, front entrance and walkways, not only for curb appeal and finding the home easily but for safety.

 

 

Newport Beach’s Restaurant Week will begin on Monday, January 15th and continue through Sunday, January 28th. This 14 daylong event offers special prix-fixe menus for both lunch and dinner at many of Newport Beach’s premier restaurants. Lunch menus range in price from $10 to $25 and dinner menus range in price from $20 to $50. The event kicks-off on January 11th with the exclusive “Culinary Journey” at the Lincoln Experience Center.  During restaurant week, a wide variety of eateries will be showcasing their special menus. Among the many restaurants participating are 21 Oceanfront on the Balboa Peninsula, 3-Thirty-3 on the Mariner’s Mile and Andrea in Crystal Cove. For more information or to see a complete list of participating restaurants, see their website at: https://www.dinenb.com/restaurant-week/.

 

 

Crystal Cove is a group of exclusive developments near both, the Pelican Hill Resort, Spa and Golf Course and the Crystal Cove State Park. With its high bluff setting Crystal Cove residences have endless views.  Located at 12 Coral Ridge, this 11,000 square foot estate is part of the Crystal Cove Custom community. This six bedroom, ten bathroom home was built in 2016. With a Tuscan architectural style, this home has 35 foot building height, which is rare to find. The stone and brick were completed by master masonry, Brad Gilbert, using a custom rock blend and reclaimed bricks. Attention to detail can be seen in the 300 year old reclaimed Italian roof tiles, use of French limestone and hardwood floors by Gaetano. There are 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, city night lights, Newport Harbor and vibrant evening sunsets. This estate home sits on a very large 23,000 square foot piece of property. All Crystal Cove residents are invited to join in the all resort style activities offered at the Canyon Club Recreational Center, which acts as the social hub for Crystal Cove.

 

Located at 120 Canyon Creek, this 7,400 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom Community in Shady Canyon in the city of Irvine. This four bedroom, six bathroom home was built in 2011. The home has a Spanish Colonial Revival architectural style.  This home sits on an oversized 24,000 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. There are views of the surrounding canyons, hills and the green belt. Outdoors, the courtyard has a fireplace and fountain. In addition, there is another outdoor fireplace, fountain, spa, rose walkway and multiple gardens.

Jan. 5, 2018

Roger's Gardens Orchid Workshop

 

January is not the peak real estate month of the year; however you can use this to your advantage. Take advantage of the low inventory of homes for sale during the winter months, there will be less competition amongst homes available. Work with your local, professional real estate agent, such as those at The Franco Team, to help you develop a selling strategy to put your home in the spotlight.

 

 

On Wednesday, January 17th, join the staff at Roger’s Gardens for an Orchid workshop.  The hand-crafted Orchid Arrangement Workshop will be lead by Garden Rose Team Leaders, Chris Patterson and Shelly Burton. This is a terrific way to bring some spring feeling into your home during the winter months. This is the very first workshop of 2018 at Roger’s Gardens.  The workshop begins at 5pm and runs for one hour. The workshop cost is $125. The workshop cost includes plant material, a container and step by step directions. Registration is required and cancellations are not available after January 5th. For more information or to register, see their website at: http://www.rogersgardens.com/seminar-event/hand-crafted-orchid-arrangement-workshop-chris-patterson-shelly-burton/.

 

 

Crystal Cove is in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach.  Crystal Cove is home to the Crystal Cove State Park with 3.2 miles of coastline, 400 acres of bluffs, 2,400 acres of canyons, 18 miles of trails and a 1,400 acre Marine Park.  In addition, the Crystal Cove State Park is home to the Crystal Cove Historical District with its 48 cottages built in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Located at 12 Coral Ridge, this 11,000 square foot home is part of the Crystal Cove Custom home development. This six bedroom, ten bathroom home was built in 2016. The brick work on this home was completed by master masonry, Brad Gilbert. Attention to detail can be seen in the reclaimed 300 year old Italian roof tiles, disappearing pocket doors and the French limestone. There are wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean, Newport Harbor, Catalina Island and beautiful evening sunsets. This home sits on a 23,000 square foot piece of property. Crystal Cove is a 24 hour guard gated development. All residents are encouraged to join in the resort style activities offered at the Canyon Club Recreational Center.

 

Located at 3348 Via Lido, this 3,000 square foot home is part of the Lido Isle community in Newport Beach. This four bedroom, four bathroom home was built in 2003. Enter the home through a courtyard. Attention to detail can be seen in the see through fireplace, French doors and use of marble. The kitchen has Viking appliances and opens to the great room. The bay front home has a 100 foot dock.  This home sits on a 2,800 square foot piece of bay front property. Outdoor there is a roof top deck with panoramic bay views.

Dec. 19, 2017

Annual Salvation Army Toy Drive

 

During the winter time, days are shorter. When your home is for sale, try to schedule open houses and showings during daylight hours, so the home can be filled with natural light. However, this is not always possible, given busy schedules at this time of year. When you have open houses or showings during evening hours, be sure to turn on all the lights both inside and outside.

 

 

The Annual Salvation Army Toy Drive is taking place now at Fashion Island. There is just one more day, the Salvation Army Toy Drive ends tomorrow, Tuesday, December 20th. The drop off area at Fashion Island, is at the Concierge/Guest Services desk inside the Atrium Court, located on the second floor. The toy drive needs new unwrapped toys. This is a terrific way to share your holiday spirit.  For more information about this event, see their website at: https://www.shopfashionisland.com/events/fashion-island-salvation-army-toy-drive-2017/.

 

 

Crystal Cove is a group of exclusive developments situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Pacific Coast Highway, just north of Laguna Beach. Crystal Cove is home many parks, beaches, upscale shopping areas and dining, including the Crystal Cove State Park. Located at 35 Tide Watch, this 6,800 square foot is part of the Sea Point development. This five bedroom, seven bathroom home was built in 2008.  Attention can be seen in the custom wall finishes, Bisazza tile and copper framed windows. The home features a formal living room, formal dining room and media room. The home has views of the Pacific Ocean, city night lights, Catalina Island and Newport Harbor. This home sits on a large 17,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors there is a lounge area, fireplace, barbeque area, infinity edge pool with a spa and tree island with Ocean views. Crystal Cove Sea Point is a 24 hour guard gated development with just 27 luxury homes built by Laing Luxury Homes.

 

 

Located at 11 Needle Grass, this 12,500 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom Estate Collection in Shady Canyon. This five bedroom, eight bathroom home was built in 2013. The home features a wine room, indoor game room and great room. The kitchen has an adjacent sun room, butler’s pantry and morning room. This house has views of the surrounding hillsides, Catalina Island, Newport Beach, and downtown Los Angeles. This home sits on a very large 47,000 square foot piece of property which is close to the clubhouse. The outdoor gardens are filled with French lavender, olive trees, boxwood hedges and lemon trees.