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A Newport Beach vintage home in the Balboa Peninsula neighborhood has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Charlie Gilbert who represented the owners of the property.  117 29th Street, Newport Beach sold for $1,365,000 and closed escrow on 1/06/2017.  Located in the heart of the Balboa Peninsula, the historic home was built in 1923 and featured two small bungalow style houses on one lot.  Both of the houses feature one bedroom and one bath with a one car garage for the back unit.  The biggest selling point for this home is the location as it's only located approximately one block to the beach.  The home was only on the market for a total of 9 days and sold for the full asking price of $1,365,000.  There were multiple offers on this property

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A stunning ocean view home in Dana Point, California has just closed escrow by Charlie Gilbert of Beach Cities Real Estate.  19 Regina, Dana Point sold for $1,050,000 and closed escrow this afternoon on 12/21/2016.  Located in the Marquesa neighborhood in Dana Point, the three bedroom, three bath home featured 1,545 square feet of living space and panoramic ocean and Catalina Island views.  Some of the highlights included a large living room with gas fireplace and dinging room at the entry level.  A gourmet kitchen features crisp white cabinetry accented by stainless steel appliances and large picture windows.  The master suite was a major selling point with beautiful hardwood flooring, large picture windows to take in the ocean views and a large jacuzzi

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A Coral Canyon home in Newport Coast, California have just sold by Michael Franco of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  28 Sea Fair, Newport Coast sold for $4,760,000 and closed escrow yesterday 12/13/2016.   28 Sea Fair was originally on the market for sale at $5,007,302 and was negotiated down to $4,760,000 by Franco.  This is a brand new construction home in the new Coral Canyon community in Newport Coast that has quickly sold due to the high demand.  28 Sea Fair was a Phase 2 release and a Plan 2B floor plan.  This particular floor plan offers homes between 4,778 to 5,198 square feet of living space with four bedrooms, five baths and an attached three car garage.  

If you have been inside the gates of Crystal Cove lately then you

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A Ritz Pointe condo in Dana Point, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jennifer Wetzel who represented the buyers.  56 Corniche Dr #A, Dana Point sold for $529,000 and closed escrow on 12/06/2016.  Situated in the gated community of Ritz Pointe, 56 Corniche was a two bedroom, two bath condo that featured 1,165 square feet of living space.  One of the biggest selling points for this condo is the first level location that offered entry into the unit without any steps.  Ritz Pointe condos are located in three story buildings that have many stairs for those living on the upper levels.  Additional features included granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, new paint, crown and base moldings as well as

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A San Clemente ocean front condo has just been sold by Sherry Bauer of Beach Cities Real Estate.  121 Boca De La Playa #5, San Clemente sold for $940,000 and closed escrow on 12/02/2016.  The ocean front condo featured a total of two bedrooms, two baths with 1,381 square feet of living space.  The location was at the very end of the cul-da-sac next to the Ole Hanson swim club on the north side of town.  This was an incredible price for such a location and view and was originally listed at $1,150,000.  The condo was in original condition but features sweeping views from the living and dining room area.  There was even an outdoor view deck to take in the great ocean and sunset views.

One of the selling points for this condo was the time location near

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A downtown San Diego condo has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Kimberly Kramer who represented the buyer.  206 Park Blvd #304, San Diego sold for $600,000 and closed escrow on 11/28/2016.  Situated in the upscale Park Terrace condo building, the two bedroom, two bath condo features 1,101 square feet of living space and was newly built in 2006.  The unit offered a nice floor plan the combined both the family room and kitchen space.  The kitchen was compact but still offered plenty of cabinetry with a three stool breakfast bar, granite counters and top of the line stainless steel appliances.  The Master Bedroom offered windows from various angels of the room with downtown San Diego skyline views.  The big selling point was the large balcony

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A Laguna Terrace home in Laguna Beach, California has just been sold by the McDonald Team. 30803 Coast Hwy #K-52, Laguna Beach sold for $350,000 and closed escrow on 11/29/2016. The home was located in the Laguna Terrace community which is ideally situated directly across from the Montage Resort & Spa in South Laguna Beach. It's location is very unique as it is situated at the very end of a cul-de-sac street with great canyon and mountain views surrounded by nature. A beautiful renovation had been completed on the home with rich hardwood flooring, gourmet kitchen with center island and stainless steel appliances. The open floor plan combined the living space of the kitchen, dining and family room areas. The Master Bedroom offers a generous size floor plan

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A Windemere home in La Jolla, California has just been sold by Kimberly Kramer of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the owners of the property.  6461 Caminito Blythfield, La Jolla sold for $1,000,000 and closed escrow today on 11/29/2016.  This was a private sale and sold before it came on the market for sale.  The three bedroom, three bath home featured 1,893 square feet of living space with wonderful city light, mountain and panoramic views.  The interior was designed with a contemporary flare with soaring wood beam ceilings and travertine stone floors.  The home featured lots of windows and doors to take in the great views.  One of the highlights of the home was the gourmet kitchen which featured top of the line stainless steel appliance, large

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A Mystic Point home in Carlsbad, California has just closed escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Alex Cifelli who represented the buyer.  3718 Jetty Point sold for $485,000 and closed escrow on 11/07/2016.  Located in the desirable Mystic Point neighborhood in Calavera Hills Carlsbad area. The two story townhouse features two large bedrooms, two baths with 1,341 square feet of living space.  The unit was built in 2005 and offered a unique floor plan with dual master suites, vaulted ceilings, gourmet kitchen with granite counters, white kitchen cabinetry and stainless steel appliances.  The floor plan also allowed for the possibility of converting the office/den area into a third bedroom.  Other features included two car attached garage, custom

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A Villa Riviera condo in Long Beach, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Annie September-Butler who represented the buyer.  800 E Ocean Blvd #302, Long Beach sold for $385,000 and closed escrow on 10/27/2016.  The one bedroom, one bath condo was located in the oceanfront condo building known as "Villa Riviera." It was originally listed for sale for $394,000 and was on the market for sale for a total of 132 days when it sold for $9,000 under list price.  The condo offered 869 square feet and featured lots of windows and natural light from it's third floor location.  From this vantage point there are harbor, city lights and small water views.  The interior featured hardwood flooring, galley style kitchen with granite counters.

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A Pacific Sands home in Huntington Beach, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Michael Franco who represented the buyer.  8441 Castilian Dr, Huntington Beach sold for $960,000 and closed escrow on 10/07/2016.  Located in the popular Pacific Sands neighborhood, the five bedroom, three bath home featured 2,282 square feet of living space and located on a 6,100 square foot lot.  The detached two story single family home was built in 1966 and featured new carpet, paint, gas brick fireplace and an attached two car garage,  The kitchen was renovated with granite counters, white cabinetry with a small breakfast bar.The large living room offered a fireplace with custom built-ins, recessed lighting and porcelain floors.  It overlooked

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A Niguel Vista condo in Laguna Niguel, California has just been sold by Lidia Raven of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the seller.  29766 Sea Shore #56, Laguna Niguel sold for $295,000 and closed escrow on 09/29/2016.  Situated in the Vista Niguel neighborhood, the two bedroom, one bath condo featured 900 square feet and was built in 1983.  It was on the market for a total of 110 days and was originally listed for $300,000.  The location of the condo was an upper end unit location with a lots of windows and natural light.  A galley style kitchen offered white appliances and cabinetry with recessed lighting.   Additional features included an outdoor balcony off the Master and laminate wood flooring.  Parking was located outside with a designated

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A Marblehead home in San Clemente, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jennifer Wentzel who represented the buyer.  2012 Via Aguila sold for $927,000 and closed escrow on 9/30/2016.  The four bedroom, three bath home featured 2,765 square feet of living space and was originally listed for $939,000.  It was on the market for a total of 81 days sold for $335.02 per square foot.  Situated on a private cul-de-sac street and located in the prestigious Summit neighborhood with high ceilings, grand entrance, hardwood flooring and large picture windows.  The home offered a formal dining and living room, breakfast nook, large kitchen and large family room.  Upstairs features a extra large master suite with vaulted ceilings and an

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A Harbor Creek condo in Dana Point, California has been sold by Charlie Gilbert of Beach Cities Real Estate.  33852 Del Obispo Street #109, Dana Point sold for $300,000 and closed escrow on 09/26/2016.  The condo was only on the market for 11 short days when Gilbert's clients secured the property for $15,000 lower than the original list price of $315,000.  The one bedroom, one bath condo featured 578 square feet of living space and located on the ground level.  The design of the floor plans is very open when dealing with this small of a square footage with a master suite that includes a walk-in closet and double door entry.  The kitchen included corona counters and tile flooring with a lot of cabinet storage spaces.  Some additional upgrades included a

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A Cameo Shores home in Corona Del Mar, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Michael Franco who represented the buyer.  307 Milford sold for $3,150,000 and closed escrow today on 09/29/2016.  Located in one of the most expensive neighborhoods in all of Corona Del Mar is a three bedroom, two bath home that offers an estimated 1,840 square feet of living space on a huge 14,571 square foot lot.  Built in 1962, the single story home offered wonderful canyon views and just a short distance to the beach at Cameo Shores.  Some of the highlights of the home included slate flooring, floor to ceiling windows, open kitchen area with granite counters and stainless steel appliances.  Outdoor spaces features wonderful canyon views and also

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An Oceanside, California home in the Mesa Margarita neighborhood has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Dan Benjamin who represented the buyer.  636 Parker Street, Oceanside sold for $369,000 and closed escrow on 09/16/2016.  The home features a total of four bedroom, two baths with a total 1,473 square feet of living space.  Originally built in 1969 and built in a predominately single family neighborhood in the central part of Oceanside.  Some of theaters included two car garage and additional RV parking, living room fireplace, tile flooring and fenced in front yard.

636 Parker was originally listed for $369,000 and sold for full asking price after being on the market for a total of 16 days.  Homes in the mid $300,000 range tend to sell

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A Malibu beach front home has just been leased by Andrew McDonald of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the tenant in this real estate transaction.  23952 Malibu Road, Malibu leased for $19,000 a month on 09/13/2016.  Located on the sand in the luxury Malibu Road neighborhood is a three bedroom, two and a half bath home that featured 2,612 square feet of living space and offers stunning Pacific Ocean and coastline views as pictured below.  The home is nicely updated and designed in with Contemporary flare with crisp white walls, elegant fireplace in the living room and a gourmet kitchen with top of the line appliances and white cabinetry with glass doors.  

The Master Bedroom was the true show stopper with an over-sized room that featured a

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A San Pedro home in the Holly Trinity area has been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Annie September-Butler who represented the buyer.  1403 W Santa Cruz, San Pedro sold for $605,000 and closed escrow on 09/09/2016.  The three bedroom, two bath home featured 2,295 square feet of living space and newly built in 1990.  This single family residence was originally listed for $610,000 and sold after being on the market for a short 24 days.  Some of the features found in this home included recessed lighting, laminate wood flooring, large picture windows, vaulted ceilings, walk-in closet, jacuzzi soaking tub, outdoor deck and attached two car garage.

The Holly Trinity area of San Pedro is ideally located just blocks to the beach in the central part of

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A Monarch Beach home in the Antigua neighborhood has just been sold by the McDonald Team of Beach Cities Real Estate.  33 Saint Michael, Dana Point sold for $965,000 and closed escrow on 09/08/2016.  This was considered one of the best buys in this neighborhood since the three bedroom single family home featured 1,955 square feet of living space and offered nice ocean views from the upstairs level.  The home was on the market for a total of 175 days and sold for $85,000 under the original list price of $1,050,000.  The interior featured hardwood flooring, vaulted ceilings, central air-conditioning, plantation shutters, large master suite, jacuzzi soaking tub and huge walk-in closet.  It also came with an attached two car garage and was built brand new in

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A historic Laguna Beach cottage has been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Bingham who represented the buyer.  The property located at 746 Summit Drive sold for $1,485,000 and closed escrow on 09/06/2016.  Situated in the desirable Woods Cove area of the Laguna Village is a home that was built in 1928 in the Cottage architectural style.  The interior featured a total of 4 bedrooms, one full bath and two half baths for a total of 1,775 square feet of living space.  Some of the highlights on the property included stone and hardwood flooring, living room fireplace, large greenhouse with ocean views as well as a separate lower level guest quarters with it's own private entrance.  This is ideal for extended families or those with children.

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