August 2013

Found 31 blog entries for August 2013.

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A Thunderbird Capistrano home has just sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Sam Smith and Joy Cuda of Beach properties. 33111 Marina Vista, Dana Point closed escrow this week for $760,000.  The home was one of the rare five bedroom homes on the market in Dana Point with three levels of living space in this quiet residential neighborhood.  The home featured large front and back yards as pictured below and offered views of the ocean from the upstair deck areas.  The buyer was excited to find a home this large in this section of Dana Point which offers lovely neighborhood parks and easy access to the 5 freeway.

Dana Point has many residential areas to choose from when looking for a single family home.  This area of Dana Point is unique as it offers a

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A Niguel Shores home has Just Sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Sam Smith.  24171 Vista D Oro, Dana Point closed escrow for the full listing price of $1,150,000.  The property was on the market for approximately one week when the owner accepted a full price offer.  The three bedroom home was located on a quiet cul-de-sac street with nice ocean views.  One of the best selling points of the home was the location.  The backyard had wide open views of the city of Dana Point coastline and the Pacific Ocean.  The property was also a single level home which also was a huge selling point.

Niguel Shores is a private gated community with direct access to the beach through the community.  24171 Vista D Oro was located in a seperate wing of the community with

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A Dana Light condo has just been listed by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Tracy Ellis.  24094 Paseo Corona, Dana Point is a two bedroom condo that is currently listed for sale for $399,000.  The condo is located on the upstairs level of two story building with beautiful views of the nearby Dana Hills park and tennis court.  The condo has been renovated with tumbled marble floors, new kitchen cabinetry and newer hot water heater.  The condo comes complete with an inside washer/dryer area and a 1 car garage plus a 1 car covered carport.  This is one of the best locations in the community the corner unit condo even has peak views of the ocean.

Dana Light is a gated community located off Stonehill drive and Golden Lantern.  The community is rather small

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A Laguna Beach home has just been listed by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Sam Smith. 1924 Temple Hills, Laguna Beach is a luxury ocean view home that is currently on the market for sale for $2,595,000. The four bedroom single level home is located in the ocean view community known as "Temple Hills." The residence is ideally located halfway up the hill and offers direct ocean and coastline views of Laguna Beach and the Pacific Ocean. The property features a very large gourmet kitchen with a large center island and dining area. Custom paint and cabinetry are accented with great attention to detail in this home. A very large Master Suite with his and her baths and closets along with panoramic ocean views from the Master Bedroom as pictured below. The

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A San Clemente home for lease has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agents Sam Smith and Sherry Bauer who represented both the owners and tenants respectively. 224 Calle Primavera, San Clemente was a four bedroom ocean view home that leased for $4,125 a month as a long term rental. The home was located near the bluff in the South west section of San Clemente and offered views of the ocean from the living room. The home had been nicely renovated with travertine stone flooring and upgraded kitchen and bathrooms.

The rental summer season is coming to an end as the new school year starts. We expect to see a final push of consumers looking to secure a home before the school year officially starts. Those considering leasing thier home in San

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A San Clemente home in the Veracruz community has just been listed for lease by Joseph Horsley of Beach Cities Real Estate.  1206 Cerca, San Clemente is a four bedroom home that is currently listed for lease for $3,500 a month.  The home is located in the Forster Ranch area of San Clemente, California and offers on of the largest yards in the community.  The property features over 2,000 sqaure feet of living space on a 10,890 square foot lot.  Inside the home features new paint and newer carpet with a prime cul-de-sac location.   The home is within walking distance to the Truman Benedict Elementary school and a short drive to the beach.

The Forster Ranch area of San Clemente is a great place to find a large rental home in San Clemente.  Homes generally

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A Richmond Pointe home in San Clemente, California has just been listed by Beach Cities Real Estate agents Sam Smith and Don Gisler. 36 Optima, San Clemente is a three bedroom ocean view home that is currently on the market for sale for $799,000. The home is located in the Richmond Pointe community in Rancho San Clemente and offers unobstructed and panoramic ocean and coastline views. On a clear day Catalina Island can be seen as well as the Dana Point headlands. The home has been highly upgraded with nice travertine flooring and cathedral vaulted ceilings. Both bathrooms and kitchen has been highly ugraded with exotic granite counters and top of the line finishes. The home has a nice combination of wood and stone flooring along with new windows and

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A Huntington Bayshore condo has Just Sold by Michael Franco of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the owners of the property. 310 Lake Street #106, Huntington Beach was a two bedroom condo that sold for a record $575,000 this week. The sale represents the third highest sale in the Bayshore community history according to our MLS records and the highest sale in the last 4 years. The sellers accepted this offer after being on the market for just over one month which Michael helped negotiate and finalize. The property was professional photographed and marketed to local and International buyers which procurred a buyer and the sale.

The Huntington Bayshore complex is very large and is located on the corner of Lake Street and Orange Ave and just

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A Promontory Point condo in Newport Beach has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Woody Marsh who represented the tenants. 443 Promontory Drive, Newport Beach was a two bedroom, two bath condo that leased for $2,850 a month as a long term rental.  Promontory Point is one of the best kept secrets in Newport Beach that offers housing in the heart of the city near the Newport Bay.  The community is set up like a private resort with community pools with BBQ areas that overlook the bay.  Sunsets are the best from this location.  The community also offers three night light tennis courts, clubhouse with lounge, catering kitchen and dining room. 

If you are looking to lease a home in the Newport Beach and surrounding areas make sure to connect

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A Dana Point home in the Capistrano Beach area has just been put in-escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Lytle who represents the buyer. 35416 Via De Daum, Dana Point is a four bedroom home that is currently listed at $1,599,000. The luxury home is located just a couple blocks to the bluff front in Capistrano Beach with 4,100 square feet of living space. The main living spaces have been nicely updated with travertine flooring accented with Spanish style architecture. The home features rich wood beam ceilings, stone walls and a gourmet kicthen with top of the line Viking appliances and custom cabinetry. The residence was built for entertaining in mind with lots of indoor/outdoor rooms that incorporate the outdoor living spaces as pictured

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A Southwest San Clemente home has just been leased by Joseph Horsley of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the owner in this rental transaction. 215 W Avenida Gaviota, San Clemente is a 3 bedroom home that leased for $3,500 a month as a long term rental. This section of San Clemente is surrounded by stunning custom homes that are located just blocks to the ocean and sandy beach. The home was centrally located between T-Street and Riviera State Beach with an easy walk to the sand. The home came complete with a 2 car garage and a wonderful view of the ocean from the living room and outside deck area.

Currently there are 10 homes being offered for lease in the Southwest area. These homes range in size from a small two bedroom home offered for

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A Rivage Newport Coast home has just gone in escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Lytle who represents the buyer.  22 Rochelle, Newport Coast is a four bedroom home that is currently listed at $2,349,000.  The home is located in the guard gated community of Newport Ridge North that features a large 3,332 square foot home on a huge 10,005 square foot lot.  The home combines sophistication with style with four large bedrooms plus an office retreat.  One of the big selling points of the home is the main floor master bedroom that is pictured below.  The kitchen also featured top of the line Viking appliances with custom cabinetry and granite counters.  The most stunning part of the home is the luxury backyard with a sparkling pool that features a

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A Spindrift Del Mar Condo has just sold by Kimberly Kramer of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  914 Intrepid Ct, Del Mar closed escrow for $485,000 from the original list price of $499,900 when it was originally listed on 3/28/2013.  The ocean view condo did need some updating and was a tremendous deal at this final sales price.  The condo featured dual master suites with 1,298 square feet of living space.  Spindrift condos were originally built in 1985 and have homeowners association dues of $490,00 a month which includes common maintenance, exterior landscaping, exterior building maintenance, trash, sewer and termite coverage as well as a community pool and spa.

The location of these condos is near the beach and the Del Mar

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A Tennis Villas condo has just been listed for lease by Sam Smith of Beach Cities Real Estate.  17 Centre Court, Dana Point is a 2 bedroom condo listed for $3,300 a month.  The penthouse condo is located in the gated community of "Tennis Villas" which is located next to the St. Regis Hotel in Monarch Beach.  The condo has been recently renovated with marble flooring and updated kitchen with granite counter and top of the line appliances.  Two large bedrooms with their own private bath as well as a formal dining and living room.  Ocean Views can be seen from the Kitchen and Living Rooms as well as the outdoor deck patio area.

The Tennis Villas offer a lot to residents including a community pool and a gated entrance.  Residents can take the walking trail

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A home in Olde Carlsbad has just been listed for lease by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Kimberly Kramer.  3548 Woodland Way, Carlsbad is a four bedroom home that is currently listed for $3,000 a month.  The location is absoultely ideal in the Olde Carlsbad area with a location that's just minutes to the Village and the sandy beach.  The home offers partial ocean view from master balcony and is very light and bright with large rooms and open spaces.  Located on a quiet cul-de-sac street the home offers an inviting entry courtyard with large front and back yards.  The owner is looking for a long term rental of 12 months to the right applicant.

The Olde Carlsbad area is a great place to live with close proximity to the beach, multiple parks, a library,

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A Vista Pacifica condo in San Clemente, California has just been leased by Joseph Horsley of Beach Cities Real Estate.  The condo located at 1054 Calle Del Cerro #806 leased for a record $1,850 a month.  The two bedroom condo offered dual master suites located on the penthouse level with vaulted ceilings and sunset and peek ocean views.  The condo came with a detached 1 car garage and beautiful stainless steel appliance.  Jospeh was able to rent this home for the owner for top dollar, amongst some of the highest rental rates in the community.

Vista Pacifica was developed in the mid 1980's as a Spanish style resort community with one and two bedroom condos.  Many of the one bedroom condos will rent anywhere from $1,100 to $1,500 a month and sell in the

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A San Clemente ocean front condo has just sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Bingham who represented the buyers. 411 Avenida Granada 1A, San Clemente closed escrow for $795,000. The condo was located in the Villa Grande ocean front building in downtown San Clemente with unobstructed views of the ocean and the San Clemente Pier. The condo was on the market for a little over 2 months when Scott's client got an accepted offer on the condo. For those familiar with the oceanfront condos near the Pier area know that this is a great sales price. The condo was built in 1971 and featured three large bedrooms with two baths.

One of the great features of this building beyond the location is the association amenities. The community offers a large

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A San Clemente home in the Stella Mare neighborhood in Talega has just sold by Joseph Horsley of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer in this closed escrow. 46 Paseo Lerida, San Clemente closed escrow last week for $1,053,000. The home was originally listed for sale for $1,120,000 and was on the market for a total of 61 days. Located on a private cul-de-sac street, the four bedroom home was the perfect home for Joseph's clients with large entertainment rooms with a good size front and back yards. The home featured 3,358 square feet of living space on a 9,527 square foot lot and was built in 2010 by Standard Pacific.

Joseph Horsley is a long term San Clemente specialist who has been working at Beach Cities Real Estate for nearly a decade.

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A Seaside Village condo has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Woody Marsh who represented the tenants in this real estate transaction. 7965 Seawall Cr #190, Huntington Beach is a three bedroom condo that leased for $3,000 a month as a long term rental. The condo was located in the Seaside Village comunity in Huntington Beach and provided a lovely wrap around patio area that overlooks the lagoon as pictured below. All the bedrooms were located upstaris with the main living quarters downstairs. On the main level you will find a wonderful floor to ceiling brick fireplace in the living room that opens the the dining room and kitchen. The condo also featured a large open kitchen with plenty of cabinetry and work space that overlooks the

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A Laguna Altura town home in Irvine, California has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Mike Kashani who represented the tenants. 82 Borghese, Irvine is a three bedroom condo that leased for $3,300 a month. The Laguna Altura is a brand new community in Irvine that offers 3 model communities of homes for sale starting in the high $600,000 to the mid $900,000 range. The property at 82 Borghese had been recently purchased and then offered for lease as a brand new rental home. The home was a highly upgraded Siena Plan 1 that featured 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and a 2 car garage. Some of the highlights of the home included granite countertops, staineless steel appliances and custom tile work.

The Laguna Altura community is located near the