October 2013

Found 30 blog entries for October 2013.

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A Montiel Mission Viejo home has sold and closed escrow today by Scott Bingham of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  The property was located at 21651 Criptana in Mission Viejo, California and sold for $570,000.  The home was originally listed for $579,000 and was on the market for a total of 48 days.  One of the big selling points of the view is the panoramic city and mountain views.  In addition, the home featured 3 large bedrooms with a total of 1,560 square feet of living space on a 5,227 square foot lot.  The single level home was built in 1980 and came with an attached 2 car garage.

The Monteil neighborhood is located in the Galicia North area of Mission Viejo near the intersection of Santa Margarita Pkwy and Melinda Rd.  This is

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A Cowan Heights Tustin lot has been listed by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Mike Kashani who represents the owner of the lot.  10352 Broadview is a 42,994 square foot lot and listed for sale for $699,900.  The lot is located in the Cowan Heights community where the neighborhood has been predominantly already built out.  The neighborhood is filled with large estate homes with select properties offering great mountain and hill views.  The lot is a private cul-de-sac location and is suitable to build a custom home.  Zoning is R1020000 and is located on a slope and may be able to be divided into two lots.

The Cowan Heights area is a prestigious million dollar neighborhood located in the northern part of North Tustin.  Homes in the area range from one to two

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A Sandcastle Corona Del Mar condo has been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Woody Marsh who represented the tenants.  715 Avocado 215, Corona Del Mar is a one bedroom condo that leased for $2,500 a month as a long term 12 month rental.  The condo was ideally located just blocks to the Newport Bay and on the ocean side of Coast Hwy.  The condo was rented fully furnished with nice bamboo flooring and lots of natural light coming in to the unit.  The bathroom was updated with Caesar stone counter and modern above counter sink.  The condo was on the market for a total of 30 days when the home was rented with 777 square feet of living space in this one bedroom, one bath condo.

The Sandcastle condo building is located in the heart of the Village area

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An Aliso Viejo condo in the Windwards community has just been listed by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Lytle.  57 Conch Reef, Aliso Viejo is a two bedroom condo that is listed for sale for $374,900. The town home is located in the popular "Windwards" community is ideally located near Aliso Viejo Pkwy and the 73 freeway.  The residence is located in the upper corner location with open vaulted ceilings and wonderful amenities that include hardwood flooring, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and a large walk-in closet in the Master Bedroom.  The condo also offers a cozy fireplace in the living room with a very large outdoor balcony.

The Windwards location is really hard to beat with the Aliso Creek Shopping Center located just a couple

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A South Laguna ocean view home has just been co-listed by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Lidia Raven.  31122 Holly Dr, Laguna Beach is large five bedroom home that is on the market for $5,495,000.  The home is located in the South Laguna area and not too far from the 5 star Montage Resort and Spa.  The home features panoramic views of the ocean and has a commanding view point at the top of the hillside where the home is located with an approximate 6,878 square feet of living space.  The home has multiple levels of living space with the top floor featuring the living room, kitchen, family room and outdoor entertainment area.  The nice part about this home is the various view points you have that include Aliso Creek golf course views from the back and

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A Rancho Margarita San Clemente home has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Sherry Bauer who represented the buyers.  307 Calle Rica, San Clemente is a three bedroom ocean view home that sold for $925,000.  The home was originally listed for $1,295,000 and then dropped to $999,000 which Bauer's clients offers was accepted at $925,000.  The home was on the market for a total of 105 days and featured panoramic views of the ocean, Dana Point headlands and great Catalina Island and sunset views.  The home featured three bedrooms and an open floor plan that combined the living and kitchen spaces.  The Kitchen had been upgraded with granite counters and maple cabinetry as pictured below.  A large curved pool, spa and fire-pit made the backyard a

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A Cantamar San Clemente Home has just gone in to escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate brokers Don Gilser and Sam Smith who represent the buyers.  615 Vista Valinda, San Clemente is a four bedroom home that is currently on the market for $1,259,000.  The home is located in the ocean view community known as "Cantamar" in the Southeast section of San Clemente, California.  The home offered unobstructed and panoramic views of the ocean with amazing Catalina and sunset views as pictured below.  The home featured 2,732 square feet of living space on two separate levels with four bedrooms and three full baths.  Some of the highlights included a large master suite with 2 closets and a large view deck.  Downstairs offered a large bedroom/office with a full bath. 

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A Richmond Pointe San Clemente home has just gone into escrow by Sam Smith and Don Gisler, both Real Estate brokers at Beach Cities Real Estate.  36 Optima, San Clemente is a stunning ocean view home that's on the market for $799,000.  The ocean views are some of the best to be found in San Clemente an especially under the $800,000 price point.  The owners have done an extensive remodel that is reminiscent of upgrades you would find in multimillion dollar homes.  Some of the upgrades include a gourmet kitchen with granite counters that extended in to the sink itself with Travertine stone and hardwood flooring.  Views can be seen from the living room, dining and Kitchen area as well as the upstairs bedroom.  The owner added a jacuzzi tub in the backyard to

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A West Hampton Cove Condo in Encinitas, California has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Kimberly Kramer who represented the tenants.  109 Mangano Circle #56, Encinitas is a two bedroom condo that leased for $2,100 a month as a long term 12 month rental.  The condo was located in the popular West Hampton Cove community which features one and two bedrooms close to the beach in Encinitas.  The one level town home featured nice hardwood flooring and a 1 car attached garage.  The condo was only on the market for 7 days when it was rented out to Kramer's clients.  The tenant is responsible for paying the cable TV, Electricity, Gas, Trash and Water in addition to the monthly rent.

The nice part about living in this community is having easy

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A Northwood Glen Irvine home has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Mike Kashani who represented the tenants. 10 New Haven, Irvine is a two bedroom single family home that leased for $2,200 a month as a long term lease. The home is located in the Glen Northwood Irvine community and was on the market for a total of 44 days. The single level home featured two large bedrooms, two baths with a two car garage. A separate family, dining and living room with new carpet and tile flooring. The home covered 948 square feet of living space on a 3,485 square foot lot.

This Northwood community is ideally located in Irvine near award winning schools, shopping and restaurants. The home is covered under a home owners association with a community

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A Seabridge Lakes condo in Huntington Beach, California has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Michael Franco who represented the landlord.  20262 Billingsgate Ln 102, Huntington Beach is a two bedroom condo that leased for $2,250 a month.  This lake front residence had wonderful water views and located in the Huntington Beach community known as "Seabridge Lakes."  The condo featured a living room stone fireplace, hardwood flooring and a large updated Kitchen with granite counters. The property was in the market for a total of 38 days when it leased out as a long term rental.

Seabridge Lakes properties currently rent in the $2,150 to $2,550 range for two bedroom, two baths condos.  These rental prices are based on rentals from a 6 to 12

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A Veracruz San Clemente home has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate Joseph Horsley who represented the owners.  1206 Cerca, San Clemente leased for $3,200 as a long term rental.  The two story Spanish Style property was on the market for a little less than 2 months when the home rented out and featured 2,083 square feet on a huge 10,890 square foot lot.  One bedroom was located on the main level with three additional bedrooms located upstairs including the Master Suite which offered views of the nearby hills.  The home offered a large living and family room as well as a screen in porch area that opened up to the large backyard.  This area in Forster Ranch is popular location for families with many of the local schools located nearby.

Forster

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An Aliso Viejo condo has just been leased by Lidia Raven of Beach Cities Real Estate.  34 Sandcastle in Aliso Viejo, California leased for $2,250 a month as a long term rental.  Located in the desirable Villas South community the upstairs unit condo featured two large bedrooms plus a loft with pool and spa views from the balcony area.  The condo was highly upgraded with hardwood floors and granite counters.  The condo was just on the market for a couple of weeks when the condo was leased out by Beach Cities Real Estate.  The condo had just recently sold where Lidia Raven represented the buyer in that closed transaction.

Aliso Viejo is an excellent area for real estate investors looking to buy and then rent out a home or condo.  34 Sandcastle is a perfect

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A Regatta Monarch Beach home has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Mike Kashani who represented both the landlord and the tenant.  39 Palm Beach Court leased for $3,350 a month as a long term rental.  The home offered wonderful views of the ocean in the Dana Point neighborhood known as "Regatta."   The community offers a secure gated entrance with a close proximity to Strands beach and the Dana Point harbor.  The home is a split level floor plan with a bedroom located on the upper and a lower level Master Bedroom.  The home was absolutely stunning with quality craftsmanship and wonderful ocean views as shown below.  The home leased from the original asking price of $3,500 a month.

The location of the Regatta neighborhood is ideal and

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A Newport Shores condo in Newport Beach, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Michael Franco who represented the buyers.  215 Grant #2, Newport Beach is a 3 bedroom townhome that closed escrow and sold today for $620,000.  The property was located in the popular Newport Shores area in Newport Beach that is located just blocks to the beach.  The condo featured nice granite counters and maple cabinetry in the Kitchen, travertine floors and top of the line stainless steel appliances.  The condo was on the market for a total of 111 days and was originally listed at $725,000.  The property was lowered to a $649,000 price that caused Franco's buyer to submit an offer that was accepted for $620,000.

The Newport Shores community is

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A Capistrano Beach home in Dana Point, California has just been sold by Scott Lytle of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  35416 Via De Daum sold and closed escrow today for $1,490,000. The home had been on the market for a total of 83 days and located on the ocean side of the freeway in the upscale Capistrano Beach area.  The home featured offered four large bedrooms and was custom built in 2008 as a Spanish Hacienda home.  Inside the home featured wonderful coffer ceilings, large picture windows that overlooked the backyard complete with a pool, spa and waterfall.  The home was built as an open concept with combined living, dining and kitchen spaces.  The Kitchen was highly upgraded with stainless steel appliances, dark wood cabinetry

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A Dana Light condo has just been put in escrow by Tracy Ellis of Beach Cities Real Estate.  The condo located at 24094 Paseo Corona is listed at $399,000 and currently a pending sale.  The condo was on the market for approximately a month when the property revived an offer.  The condo is located in one of the most desirable spots in the community with views of the Dana Light park and tennis courts.  The owner renovated the condo with new kitchen counter tops, carpet and paint.  Two large bedrooms makes this an ideal place for a young family or those looking to share a room.

Dana Light is one of the best neighborhoods to find condos in the $300,000 range.  The community has a simple automatic gate at the entrance with condos located in two story

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A Southwest San Clemente condo has just been leased by Joseph Horsley of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the owner. 235 Avenida Montalvo, San Clemente is a 3 bedroom condo that leased for $3,000 a month this week. The condo featured two levels of living space withe living room, kitchen and dining room located on the main level.  All the bedrooms were located upstairs with peek ocean views.  Located on the Montalvo loop that is situated on the bluff directly above the State Beach in San Clemente.  This area is considered prime real estate with quick access to the beach. 

The San Clemente rental market in October is much slower than summer months as the fall and winter months are considered off season.  If you are looking for a rental then you

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An Ocean Ranch home in Laguna Niguel, California has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Sherry Bauer who represented the tenants.  51 Asilomar, Laguna Niguel is a five bedroom home that leased for $9,200 a month as a long term lease.  The home was located in the exclusive guard gated community known as Ocean Ranch and offered 8,300 square feet of living space on a private 18,000 square foot lot with panoramic ocean and hill views.  The home offered a dramatic entrance with  a two story curved staircase, limestone flooring, radius doors and windows, stone finishes, columns and wood beam ceilings.  The Master Suite included it's own fireplace, closet and ocean view terrace.

The home included a formal living and dining, family room, study

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A San Juan Capistrano new construction home in the Valinda at Rancho San Juan community has just gone into escrow today by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Bingham who represents the buyer.  29251 Paseo Sedano, San Juan Capistrano is a five bedroom home that is listed for sale at $1,198,000.  The home is located in one of San Juan Capistrano's gated communities known at Valinda at Rancho San Juan.  This brand new construction home features five large bedrooms, four baths and 3,889 square feet of living space and known as Plan 3 in the community.  The floor plan offers a great room, formal living and dining rooms, large Master suite and a 500 square foot covered outdoor entertainment area complete with a fireplace.  The home sits on a 10,800 square