Serena is located in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach. It is rare that a property in Serena comes up for sale in the Crystal Cove, Newport Coast real estate market. This is a small, 24 hour guard gated community, of just 50 homes. Serena was built by Shea Homes in 2000, in recent years many homes have been updated. Well known in Newport Beach, Catania Street is located in the Serena development. Architectural styles in Serena are Mediterranean, Tuscan and Spanish. Homes range in square footage from 3,700 square feet to 4,000 square feet, with four bedrooms. Serena homes have wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, City Night Lights and romantic evening sunsets. Homes in Serena are priced between two million dollars and four million dollars. The homeowners’ association fees are approximately $330 per month and cover the costs of security guard gate. Students attend schools in the distinguished Newport Mesa Unified School District, specifically Newport Coast Elementary School, Ensign Intermediate School and Newport Harbor High School. Homeowners in Serena are near many shopping and dining opportunities at the Newport Coast Shopping Center and Crystal Cove Promenade. Serena residents are very close to the I-5 freeway, 55 Newport freeway, Pacific Coast Highway and the 73 San Joaquin Transportation Center, giving them easy access to all of Orange County.