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.

 

July 3, 2024

13th Annual 4th of July for Families Celebration

The 13th Annual 4th of July for Families celebration will take place at Channel Place Park, Events get underway at 9am. The 13th Annual 4th of July is for Families Newport Peninsula Bike Parade leaves from West Balboa Boulevard and 36th Street. The Community Festival is being held in Channel Place Park from 9:30am to 11:30am. The festival will have carnival games, arts, crafts, lawn games, music and food. Dogs are invited but must be leashed. Channel Place Park is located at 4400 Channel Place in Newport Beach. For more information, see their website at: https://www.newportbeachca.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/75005/72?curm=7&cury=2024.

 

Corona del Mar encompasses all the area on the sea side of the San Joaquin Hills and south Avocado Avenue to the city limits. Corona del Mar is Spanish for “Crown of the Sea.” It is well known for its pristine beaches, tidepools and cliffside views. Located at 3007 Harbor View Drive, this 2,500 square foot home is part of the Harbor View Hills development. This three-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1962, has been recently remodeled. Attention to detail can be seen in the three fireplaces, custom built-ins and floor to ceiling windows. There are beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, city night lights, Newport Harbor and vibrant sunsets. This home sits on a 13,700 square foot square foot piece of property, at the end of the street. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a wraparound courtyard, fruit trees and mature landscaping.  Students living in Harbor View Hills attend Newport Elementary School and Corona del Mar Intermediate and High School. Residents are within a short driving distance to Fashion Island. 

 

Crystal Cove is a group of exclusive developments in the Newport Coast section in Newport Beach. Crystal Cove is located between the Pacific Ocean and the Pacific Coast Highway, just north of Laguna Beach. Located at 7 Water, this 4,000 square foot home is part of the Coral Canyon development. This four-bedroom, five-bathroom home was built in 2017. The chef’s kitchen features Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances, walk-in pantry and extra refrigeration space in the walk-in pantry. Attention to detail can be seen in the floor to ceiling retractable glass doors, use of limestone and Brazilian granite. The second-floor guest casita has a private entrance. This home sits on a 12,600 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy an entertaining space with a barbeque island, central courtyard, infrared heaters, outdoor fireplace, and spa. This is a 24-hour guard gated community. Coral Canyon residents, like all Crystal Cove residents, are invited to join in all the resort style activities offered at the Canyon Club Recreational Center, which acts as the social hub of the area. Coral Canyon is a 24-hour guard gated community with 28 custom built estates.

Feb. 29, 2024

Tai Chi Tuesdays at Sherman Library and Gardens

Sherman Library and Gardens is offering Tai Chi Tuesdays. Local instructor, Cynthia Bell Niermann will introduce participants to this mind-body exercise which leads to improved flexibility, strength, and balance. The eight-week course will include Qigong stretches, breathing exercises and short Tai Chi routines. Cynthia’s teaching style is perfect for beginners and older people. This Spring 2024 course will begin on Tuesday, March 19th and will continue until Tuesday, May 7th.  The class begins at 10am and lasts one hour.  For more information or to register, see their website at: https://thesherman.org/event/tai-chi-tuesdays-spring-2024/.

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Costa Mesa is an Orange County city surrounded by Huntington Beach, Irvine, and Newport beach. This 16 square mile city is just one mile from the Pacific Ocean, at is southern most border. Located at 408 E. 18THStreet, this 3,200 square foot home is part of the Eastside South neighborhood in Eastside Costa Mesa. This five-bedroom, five-bathroom home was built in 2023, by Apogee Custom Homes. Enter the home through a white oak pivot door. Attention to detail can be seen in the high-volume ceilings, LaCantina doors and custom built-ins. The gourmet kitchen features Thermador appliances, custom cabinetry, and an oversized island. This home sits on an 8,100 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a sunken firepit and custom pergola. Eastside Costa Mesa is home to Old Town and the 17thStreet boutique shops and restaurants. It is also home to Tustin Park and residents are within walking distance to Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve.

 

Crystal Cove is a group of luxury developments in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach. Crystal Cove is also home to the Crystal Cove State Park and Beach with 3.2 miles of coastline, 400 acres of bluffs, 18 miles of trails and 1,400-acre marine park. Located at 19 Del Mar, this 14,900 square foot home is part of the Crystal Cove Estate Collection. This eight-bedroom, five-bathroom home is currently being built and will be completed in 2025. The estate was designed by Geoff Sumich, built by Hill Construction Company and designer Errol Dejager. This four-level home will have two above ground levels and two sub-terranean levels. There is elevator access to all levels. Enter by a driveway bridge which is over a pond, drive by a fountain and enter the home through an arched glass door entry. The estate will have parking for 13 vehicles. The incredible views include the Pacific Ocean, Pelican Hills Golf Course, Newport Coastline, white water, city night lights and spectacular sunsets. There will be both indoor and outdoor pools. This estate sits on a large 19,200 square foot piece of property. Crystal Cove is a 24-hour guard gated community. All Crystal Cove residents are invited to join in all the resort style activities offered at Canyon Club Recreational Center, which is the social hub of the area.

Jan. 31, 2024

Galentine Floral Design Workshop

Sherman Library and Gardens is hosting a floral design workshop on Sunday, February 11th. The Galentine Floral Design Workshop is an hour and a half and begins at 10am. The workshop will be held outdoors amongst the gardens. The color palette for this workshop will be bright colors: pinks, oranges, yellows, and greens (no red in sight). Taught by Becky Bridger from Bexbloomz, the workshop begins with a visual demonstration. You will create your arrangement in a sustainable container. You will take home your creation. All supplies will be provided. No experience necessary.  For more information or to register for the class, see their website at: https://thesherman.org/event/galentines-floral-design-workshop/.

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Lido Isle is in Newport Harbor and is part of Newport Beach. Lido Isle is a residential only island with 850 homes and one yacht club. Located at 135 Via Yella, this 4,200 square foot home has four bedrooms and four bathrooms. This home was designed by architect Ian Harrison built in 2015 by Don Patton Builders. Attention to detail can be seen in the reclaimed oak plank flooring, arched doorways, and custom built-ins. The gourmet kitchen features a walk-in pantry, Sea Pearl quartzite countertops and a breakfast nook. This home sits on a 4,600 square foot piece of property, which is very large for Lido Isle. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy multiple patios, private courtyard, covered loggia and rooftop view deck. With an east end location, homeowners are within walking distance to the clubhouse and beach. 

 

Crystal Cove is a group of exclusive developments in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach. Crystal Cove is between the Pacific Ocean and the Pacific Coast Highway, just north of Laguna Beach. Located at 6 Midsummer, this 15,500 square foot house is part of the Crystal Cove Estate Collection. This seven-bedroom, thirteen-bathroom home as built in 2021. Enter the home through a foyer with glass dome. Attention to detail can be seen in the bespoke chandeliers, Jordanian marble floors and onyx walls. The home has a wine cellar, SieMatic kitchen, a secondary prep kitchen and an outdoor kitchen. There are endless views of Pacific Ocean, white water, Newport harbor, Catalina Island, Palos Verdes, city night lights, and picture-perfect sunsets. This home sits on a very large 26,680 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy 3,600 square feet of decks and loggias, swimming pool, and entertaining pavilion. All Crystal Cove residents are invited to join in all the resort style activities offered at the Canyon Club Recreational Center, which acts as the social hub of the area.

Jan. 19, 2024

115th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Awards

The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Awards Reception will be held on Friday, January 19th. Hosted by the Commadores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce, this event will recognize the winners of the Ring Lights and 115th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. This event is being held at the VEA Newport Beach Marriot Resort and Spa, located at 900 Newport Center Drive. For more information or to purchase tickets, see their website at: https://www.christmasboatparade.com/awards/.

 

Newport Coast is part of the city of Newport Beach in Orange County. Newport Coast is just north of Laguna Beach. Located at 19 Ultima Drive, this 2,700 square foot home is part of the Altezza community. This three-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1995. This is a plan D model. Attention to detail can be seen in the high-volume ceilings, main level master suite and recessed lighting. The gourmet kitchen features granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and has recently been remodeled. The home was wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Catalina Island, Newport Harbor, city night lights, mountains, and spectacular sunsets. This home sits on a 1,000 square foot piece of property, with a corner lot setting.  Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy two large patios, which you can see the Disneyland Fireworks from. Altezza is a 24-hour guard community with 110 residences. This development was designed and built by Taylor Woodrow Homes. Residents have exclusive membership to the Coastal Canyon Club. 

 

Crystal Cove is a group of exclusive developments in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach. Crystal Cove is also home to the Crystal Cove State Park and Beach with 3.2 miles of coastline, 400 acres of bluffs, 2,400 acres of canyons and 18 miles of trails. Located at 21 Spinnaker, this 11,700 square foot home is part of the Crystal Cove Custom Community. This five-bedroom, eight-bathroom home was built in 2020. Attention to detail can be seen in the automated disappearing doors, beamed ceilings, and interior brick walls. There are two master suites, one being on the main level. The home also features a climate-controlled wine cellar, dual kitchens, and gym. The home has unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Catalina Island, city night lights and vibrant color filled sunsets. This home sits on a very large 20,600 square foot piece of property, with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy expansive terraces, saltwater pool, spa, pool pavilion, and sauna. All Crystal Cove residents are invited to join in all the resort style activities offered at the Canyon Club Recreational Center.

Dec. 12, 2023

50 Nights of Coastal Lights

50 Nights of Coastal Lights, Fashion Island’s Tree Lighting Event is taking place November 11th through January 5th. Each evening watch as the 90-foot decorated tree come to life.  Evenings are filled with a magical snowfall, music and a choregraphed light display in Nieman Marcus – Bloomingdale’s Courtyard, which takes place every thirty minutes between 5:30pm and 8pm.  The tree lighting takes place every night between 5:30pm and 8:00pm. Fashion Island is located at 401 Newport Center Drive in Newport Beach. For more information, see their website at: https://www.fashionisland.com/events/nightly-tree-lighting-experience.

 

Lido Isle is a residential only island in the Newport Harbor, which is part of the city of Newport Beach. There are approximately 850 homes on Lido Isle. Having been begun in the 1920’s Lido Isle was one of the first master planned communities in California. Located at 206 Via Lido Nord, this 3,100 square foot home has five bedrooms and five bathrooms. This open planned home is filled with natural light from glass doors and floor to ceiling windows. This home was built in 1967. There are panoramic views of the Newport Bay, the bridges, Newport Harbor, and city night lights. The home sits on a 2,700 square foot piece of bayfront property, with 30 feet of bay footage. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a private deck. Among the many amenities offered on Lido Isle are a clubhouse, tennis courts, barbecue area, pier, and security. 

 

Crystal Cove is a group of exclusive neighborhoods in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach. Crystal Cove is just north of Laguna Beach. Located at 5 Clear Water, this 6,400 square foot home is part of the Coral Crest development. This five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home was built in 2018. Attention to detail can be seen the glass pocket doors, stone fireplaces and bespoke chandeliers. The chef’s kitchen features high-volume ceilings, large center island and professional grade appliances. The home also has a 600-bottle temperature-controlled wine cellar, game room, and secondary catering kitchen. The home has far-reaching views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Catalina Island, Palos Verdes, city night lights and stunning sunsets. This home sits on a very large 18,400 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, spa, central courtyard, outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven and gated motor court. Coral Crest was designed by Robert Hidey Architects and constructed by The New Home Company. Coral Crest residents, like all Crystal Cove residents are invited to join in all the resort style activities offered at the Canyon Club Recreational Center.

Nov. 14, 2023

Radko Designer signing at Roger's Gardens

Roger’s Gardens is continuing its annual tradition of have a Radko designer signing.  Radko designer, Joe Walden will be meeting with visitors to Roger’s Gardens Christmas Shop and signing the 2023 event piece, “Santa’s Snowy Scene” or anything in the Radko collection at Roger’s gardens. The personal appearance and signing will take place on Saturday, November 18th from 12 noon to 4pm. For more information, see their website at: https://www.rogersgardens.com/blogs/events/personal-appearance-signing-with-radko-designer-joe-walden.

 

Costa Mesa is an Orange County City. This 16 square mile city and is just one mile from the Pacific Ocean at its southernmost tip. Costa Mesa was incorporated in 1953. Located at 

1859 Pitcairn Drive, this 2,400 square foot home is part of the Country Club development in the Mesa Verde area. This four-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 1963, has been recently remodeled.  Attention to detail can be seen in the 12-foot patio door, French doors, and recessed lighting. The gourmet kitchen was enlarged in the remodel and features Sub Zero and Wolf appliances, a waterfall edged island and Cosentino countertops.  This home sits on an 8.400 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting on the inner loop. Outside, homeowners will enjoy a saltwater swimming pool, built-in barbeque and Pergola with automated louvers and beautiful landscaping. Mesa Verde was developed later than other areas of Costa Mesa with closer attention paid to neighborhood layout and design. Country Club residents are within walking distance to Balearic Park and Fairview Park. The beach is a five-minute drive. 

 

Crystal Cove is part of the city of Newport Beach in Orange County. Crystal Cove is between Pacific Ocean and the Pacific Coast Highway, just north of Laguna Beach. Crystal Cove is also home to the Crystal Cove State Park and Beach with 48 historic cottages. Located at 6 Midsummer, this 15,500 square foot home is part of the Crystal Cove CustomCommunity. This seven-bedroom, thirteen-bathroom home was built in 2021. Enter the home through a foyer with a glass dome. Attention to detail can be seen in the white Jordanian marble floors, onyx walls and bespoke chandeliers. The chef’s kitchen features a SieMatic kitchen, a secondary prep kitchen and wine cellar. The subterranean level entertaining pavilion has a theater, entertaining bar, gym, and massage room. The ten-car garage has a turntable. The home has forever views of the Pacific Ocean, whitewater, Catalina Island, Newport Harbor, Palos Verdes, city night lights and stunning sunsets. This estate sits on a very large 26,680 square foot home. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy custom mosaic swimming pool, 3,600 square foot decks and loggias, outdoor kitchen, and sculpture garden. All Crystal Cove residents are invited to join in all the resort style activities offered at the Canyon Club Recreational Center, which is the social hub of the area. 

Sept. 29, 2023

Michael Franco Sells 28 Fairway Point in Newport Coast

Michael Franco of Coldwell Banker Newport Beach just sold the listing at 28 Fairway Point in the Pelican Hill development in Newport Coast. The estate was sold for 11.4 million dollars. This custom built 8,900 square foot home is part of the Pelican Hill development. This seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom home was built in 2006 and designed by Richard Krantz. The estate has a first-floor master bedroom suite, with dual walk-in closets. The home features a steam room, sauna, indoor pool, gym, and 12 seat home theater. There is a four-car subterranean garage. The home has gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, city night lights, the fairways and greens of the Pelican Hill golf course, and picturesque sunsets. The home sits a very large half acre piece of property. Outdoors, residents will love entertaining around the swimming pool, spa, in the outdoor courtyard, in the barbeque pavilion, in the outdoor bar, and lounge area. In addition, the yard is well manicured and has a raised vegetable garden. Pelican Hill has 140 custom built estates and sits in the bluffs about the Crystal Cove State Park and Beach. This is a 24-hour guard gated development.

 

The Outdoor Concert Series at the Hyatt will feature El DeBarge and Avery Sunshine on Friday, October 20th.  The concert begins at 7:30pm at the Back Bay Amphitheater. Doors open at 6pm.  DeBarge hits include “Rhythm of the Night”, “Stay With Me”, and “All This Love.”  El DeBarge is known for this high tenor and strong falsetto. Sing songwriter and pianist Avery Sunshine will be performing alongside El DeBarge. Hyatt Regency Newport Beach is located at 1107 Jamboree Road. For more information or to purchase tickets, see their website at:  https://series.hyattconcerts.com/concerts/el-debarge-averysunshine/.

 

Shady Canyon is part of the Turtle Rock section of the city of Irvine. Shady Canyon is bordered by Quail Hill, James Irvine Retreat and Bommer Canyon. This 800-acre community is made-up of 300 acres of golf club and 500 acres of residential development. Located at 29 Blue Grass, this 7,600 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom community.  This six-bedroom, eight-bathroom home was built in 2005. Attention to detail can be seen in the beamed and high-volume ceilings, multiple fireplaces, and wine room. The chef’s kitchen features an oversized island, a breakfast bar, and top of the line appliances. There are wonderful views of the 7th holes of the Shady Canyon Golf Course. This home sits on a very large 21,800 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a private patio with a custom water feature, swimming pool, spa, multiple fountains, dual covered loggias, an outdoor fireplace with lounge area and well-manicured gardens. Shady Canyon is home to The Turtle Rock Nature Center with outdoor classrooms, classes, and lots of local wildlife. 

 

Crystal Cove is a group of exclusive residential developments in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach. Crystal Cove is also home to the Crystal Cove State Park and Beach with 3.2 miles of coastline, 18 miles of trails, 400 acres of bluffs and a 1,400-acre marine park. Located at 3 Del Mar, this 11,700 square foot home is part of the Crystal Cove Estate Collection. This seven-bedroom, eleven-bathroom home was built in 2023. Enter the home through a gated courtyard. There is elevator service to all levels. Attention to detail can be seen in the iron spiral staircase, glass pocket doors, Calacatta marble floor, and multiple stone fireplaces. The gourmet kitchen features an oversized island, professional grade appliances, and a butler’s pantry. There are forever views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Pelican Hill Golf Course, Newport Harbor, the channel, city night lights and vibrant sunsets.  This home sits on a large 20,900 square foot piece of property, with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, there is over 4,000 square feet of balconies, decks and courtyards, a detached guest house, swimming pool cabana with fireplace, and outdoor kitchen with a built-in barbecue. Crystal Cove Estate Collection residents, like all Crystal Cove residents, are invited to join in all the resort style activities offered at the Canyon Club Recreational Center, which is the social hub of the area. 

Aug. 31, 2023

Roger’s Gardens’ Halloween Boutique

The Roger’s Gardens’ Halloween Boutique is opening on Friday, September 1st. Enjoy browsing through Orange County’s best Halloween Shop. There is a large variety of Halloween decorations, artisan pieces, and festive décor to choose from. The Halloween Boutique is open from 9am to 6pm each day. Roger’s Gardens is located at 2301 San Joaquin Hills Road in Corona del Mar. For more information, see their website at: https://www.rogersgardens.com/blogs/events/halloween-boutique-opening-1.

 

Costa Mesa is Orange County city surrounded by Huntington Beach, Irvine, and Newport Beach. The city is 16 square miles and is just one mile from the Pacific Ocean, at its southern tip. The population of Costa Mesa is approximately 110,000. Located at 3114 Dublin Street, this 1,200 square foot home is part of the Halecrest development in South Coast Metro area. This three-bedroom, two-bathroom home was built in 1956. This single-story home is turnkey. This home sits on a 6,100 square foot piece of property, with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a new deck and large entertaining space. Residents are within walking distance to Killybrook Elementary School and Halecrest Community Park and Recreation Center. Halecrest has 384 homes, with its own tennis team and swim club.

 

Crystal Cove is a group of exclusive developments in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach. Crystal Cove is situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Pacific Coast Highway, just north of Laguna Beach. Located at 42 Offshore, this 7,900 square foot home is part of the Crystal Cove Estate Collection. This five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home was built in 2016. Attention to detail can be found in the Venetian plaster walls, Coronado stone wall and English oak and limestone floors. The gourmet kitchen features quartzite countertops, rift oak island and separate caterer’s kitchen. The home has views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, surrounding mountains, city night lights and stunning sunsets. This home sits on a large 19,300 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a central courtyard with water features, swimming pool, spa, outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven, fire pit and bathroom. Residents are just a one block walk to the Canyon Club, with resort style activities, which acts as the social hub of the area.

Aug. 1, 2023

Tunes at the Dunes September 1st through September 3rd

The next installment of Tunes at the Dunes will take place on Labor Day Weekend, September 1st through September 3rd. Music and activities begins at 12 noon each day and continues until 8pm. Enjoy beachfront live entertainment begining at 5pm each day.  In addition, there will be food trucks, full bars, and water activities on the waters of Upper Newport Back Bay.  Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina is located at 1131 Back Bay Drive in Newport Beach. Admission is free, holiday parking is $35. For more information, see their website at: https://www.newportdunes.com/tunes-at-the-dunes/.

 

Laguna Beach is seaside community in Orange County. Laguna Beach is well known for its arts culture with three large scale art festivals each year, over 180 artists in residence, 80 plus art galleries and weekly gallery walks. Located at 629 South Coast, this 4,000 square foot home is part of the Main Beach neighborhood. This four-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1930. Attention to detail can be seen in the hardwood floors, fireplace and spacious closets. The guest house with one bedroom and an office is included in the sale. There are amazing views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Catalina Island, city night lights and beautiful evening sunsets. This home sits on a 12,100 square foot piece of oceanfront property. Residents have private beach access to Sleepy Hollow Beach. Main Beach is situated at the intersection of Broadway and Ocean Avenues at the Pacific Coast Highway. 

 

Crystal Cove is part of the Newport Coast area in the city of Newport Beach. Crystal Cove is between the Pacific Ocean and the Pacific Coast Highway, just north of Laguna Beach. Located at 42 Offshore, this 7,900 square foot home is part of the Crystal Cove Estate Collection. This five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home was built in 2016. Attention to detail can be seen in the limestone flooring, Venetian plaster walls and rift oak doors. The home is controlled by a Savant automation system. The gourmet kitchen features quartzite countertops, rift oak island and a secondary caterer’s kitchen. There are views of the surrounding canyons and hills, the Pacific Ocean, white water, and evening sunsets. This home sits on a large 19,300 square foot home piece of property, with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, infinity edge spa, outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven and outdoor bathroom. Crystal Cove Estate Collection residents are invited to join in all the resort style activities offered at the Canyon Club Recreation Center, which acts as the social hub of the area.

June 27, 2023

Hummingbird Summer at Roger's Gardens

It is Hummingbird Summer at Roger’s Gardens. From June 2nd through August 27th, Roger’s Gardens experts will help you to create your own hummingbird garden. The store has over 40 different hummingbird feeders to choose from, including some hand-held feeders for a up close encounter with a hummingbird. There are a large selection of brightly colored, water-wise plants to choose which attract hummingbirds to your garden.  Donations collected during this time will support Sea and Sage Audubon Society. Roger’s Gardens is located at 2301 San Joaquin Hills Road in Corona del Mar. For more information, see their website at: https://www.rogersgardens.com/blogs/events/experience-a-hummingbird-summer.

 

Newport Coast is part of the city on Newport Beach in Orange County. Newport Coast is home to Pelican Hill, Crystal Cove and the Crystal Cove State Park and Beach with 3.2 miles of coastline and a 1,400-acre marine park. Located at 4 Compass, this 2,800 square foot home is part of the Belcara development. This four-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 2005. Enter the home through a stone courtyard with a fireplace and patio with views of the Pacific Ocean. Attention to detail can be seen in the recently remodeled bathrooms, new flooring, and paint. The gourmet kitchen features a large center island, quartzite countertops and professional grade appliances. There are gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, surrounding mountains and canyons, city night lights and stunning sunsets. This home sits on a 5,600 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. Belcara is part of the Pacific Ridge community, there are 107 homes in this gated development. Among the many amenities offered in Belcara, are an Olympic size swimming pool, spa, barbeque area and entertainment area. 

 

Crystal Cove is part of the Newport Coast area of the city of Newport Beach. Crystal Cove is situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Pacific Coast Highway, just north of Laguna Beach. Located at 5 Greens Bluff, this 5,200 square foot home is part of the Watermark development. This five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home was built in 2001. Attention to detail can be seen in the use of designer lighting, oversized windows, and hardwood wood floors. The home features a climate-controlled wine wall. Due to its bluff front setting, the home has wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, city night lights and vibrant evening sunsets. This home sits on a 11,700 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, spa, large pool terrace, courtyards, separate guest casita, and a Mediterranean garden. Watermark is a 24-hour guard gated community built by Taylor Woodrow Homes. There are 33 residences in Watermark.