August 2014

Found 22 blog entries for August 2014.

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A Victoria Beach home in Laguna Beach, California has just gone under contract by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Michael Franco of Beach Cities Real Estate who represents the buyer.  The property located at 152 Mcaulay Pl, Laguna Beach is currently on the market for sale at $2,495,000.  Situated in the Victoria Beach area of Laguna, the home featured two large bedrooms, one bath with 1,950 square feet of living space.  This is a prime location just steps to the beach and located on the ocean side of the Coast Hwy.  Inside featured beautiful wood beamed ceilings with lots of windows and glass doors that let in the natural light.  Rich hardwood flooring and a soothing color palette made the property feel very light and bright with a gourmet kitchen and

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An Arch Beach Heights home in Laguna Beach, California has just been leased by Woody Marsh of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the tenants.  The property located at 1028 Oro Street leased for $3,500 a month as a long term lease.  Situated in the popular Arch Beach Heights neighborhood in Laguna Beach and featured beautiful ocean, canyon and sunset views from this 2 bedroom, 2 bath home that spanned 1,300 square feet of living space.  The rental included use of the upper two levels of this single family home with a gourmet kitchen that featured stainless steel appliances, white cabinetry and tile counters.  Rich hardwood flooring accented the floors with a large number of french doors that let in the natural light.  The rental came with a large 2

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A San Clemente four unit building has just gone into escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate broker associates Scott Bingham and Sam Smith who represent the buyer.  The property is located at 105 Avenida Rosa in San Clemente, California and is on the market for sale for $869,000.  The four-plex building offers a prime location situated on the ocean side of the 5 freeway and just blocks to the Pacific Ocean near the San Clemente Pier.  All of the units in this building are one bedroom with some recent renovations.  The rents are all projected to be $1,300 a month with current currents at $1,250, $1,200, $1,150 and $1,080 a for a total actual rent of $4,680 a month.  The building comes with 4 separate electric and gas meters with a total gross scheduled income

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A beautiful home in the North Laguna area of Laguna Beach has just been sold by Laguna Beach Real Estate agent Scott Lytle who represented the buyers.  The home at 455 Dartmoor is located in the upscale Emerald Terrace community and sold for $3,700,000 on 8/26/2014.  The property had been on the market for a total of 171 days and sold for 93% of the original list price $3,975,000.  The four bedroom home offered over 4,440 square feet of living space on a huge 10,000 plus square foot lot.  Situated on two levels and offered soft contemporary lines with wood beam vaulted ceilings, rich hardwood flooring and floor to ceiling glass to take in the great ocean views.  The home had gone through a nice renovation that includes the living spaces and gourmet

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A Leucadia Encinitas home has just been sold by Lidia Raven of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  The sale consummated on 8/18/2014 and sold for $865,000.  The home was located in the popular Leucadia area of Encinitas and offered a very private and secluded location.  The home sold for 96% of the original list price of $895,000 and was on the market for a total of 68 days.  Located on a quiet cul-de-sac street, the 1,921 square foot home offered easy access to the 5 freeway and the beach.  The remote location of this property was accented with lush tropical landscaping and was originally built in 1973.  Raven's client loved the open floor plan and privacy that the home offered.

The Leucadia area is a very popular area in the Encinitas

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A Central Park West condo has just been sold by Irvine Real Estate agent Mike Kashani of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  The hi-rise condo at 587 Rockefeller, Irvine, CA sold for $640,000 on 8/20/2014.   The condo had been on the market for a total of 60 days and sold 98% of the original list price of $648,0000.  The condo was highly upgraded with European style Kitchen with slab granite counters and recessed lighting.  A nice dining room with custom light fixture and a large living area with custom built-in's and 2 assigned parking spaces were just some of the highlights of this unit.   

The floor-plan of this condo was known as "Residence 3" in the Maxfiled tract of Central Park West.  The condos were originally built by Lennar

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A Sea Ridge Estates home has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Bingham who represented the buyers.  The property located at 10 Calle Ameno sold for $1,325,000.  The large two story single family home featured five bedrooms, four and a half baths with 3,800 square feet of living space.  Situated in the gated Sea Ridge Estates community and offered wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean.  The property was listed for $1,399,000 and was on the market for a total of 41 days when Bingham's clients secured the home.  A little TLC was needed for this property that has some deferred maintenance throughout the home with a formal living, dining, family and bonus sun room.  A main floor bedroom and bath with three large bedrooms located on the

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A Marina Del Rey condo in the Cove building has just been listed by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Michael Franco.  The property located at 13650 Marina Pointe #1506 is on the market for sale at $979,000.  Located on the 15th floor of the "Cove" building, the condo features two large bedrooms, two baths with 1,423 square feet of living space.  At this elevation, great city and valley vistas can be seen from this view point.  The unit is very light and bright with a modern kitchen that features granite counters, stainless steel appliances and maple cabinetry.  The kitchen is a galley style that opens to the formal dining and living room area.  The master bath is very large and offers a jacuzzi soaking tub, separate shower and dual counter sinks.

The Cove

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A South Costa Mesa Metro area home has just gone into escrow by Michael Franco of Beach Cities Real Estate who represents the owner of the property.  624 Shata Ln, Costa Mesa is listed for sale at $474,000 and has been on the market for a total of 43 days.  The property is actually a three bedroom townhouse located in the popular Brookview neighborhood of Costa Mesa which is situated in the greater South Coast Metro area.  This is a great area near South Coast Plaza, world class restaurants and the Performing Arts Center.  Some of the highlights included nice hardwood flooring, wood beamed ceilings, upstairs view balcony and private downstairs patio.

Michael Franco is a coastal real estate expert that covers every beach town from Huntington Beach to San

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A Northwood Irvine home has just been leased by Mike Kashani of Beach Cities Real Estate.  The property located at 61 Secret Garden leased for $4,300 a month as a long term rental.  Located in the Camelia gated community in the Northwood area, the five bedroom, four bath home featured 3,200 square feet of living space on two levels.  High ceilings, elegant archways, hardwood flooring and recessed lighting are just some of the highlights of the property.  A gourmet kitchen was accented with top of the line stainless steel appliances, center island and granite counters.  The upstairs Master Bedroom came with it's own private retreat room and balcony with stunning views.  An outdoor patio area and an attached 2 car garage made this the ideal place to call

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A Marquez Knolls home in Pacific Palisades, California has just been leased by the McDonald Team of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the tenant.  The property located at 16633 Linda Terrace leased for $5,000 a month as a long term lease.  Located in the desirable Marquez Knolls community, the three bedroom, two bath ranch style home offered 1,552 square feet of living space and located on a 7,776 square foot lot.  Accented with rich hardwood flooring, vaulted ceilings and lots of windows to let in the natural light.  The kitchen offered stainless steel appliances, maple cabinetry and lots of counter space.  Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac street the property offers peek views of the ocean.

The Marquez Knolls area is a popular neighborhood that is

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A large luxury estate home in Newport Beach has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Mike Kashani who represented the tenants.  The property located at 530 Kings Road, Newport Beach is a vacation rental home is listed for lease at $50,000 a month as a short term month-to-month rental.  Situated on the plush ocean view street known as "Kings Road" that sits high on a hill and overlooks the Newport Bay and Pacific Ocean.  The French normady style estate home featured four Master suite with a total of 6,300 square feet of living space.  Built for entertaining, the rooms are large and invinting with vaulted ceilings, dramatic entrance and beautiful use of French oak hardwood flooring. 

The kitchen was beyond gourmet with a top of the line

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A Talega residential condo has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Bingham who represented the tenants.  The property is located at 21 Via Huelva, San Clemente leased for $3,400 a month as along term rental and was situated in the Verano San Clemente community in Talega.  It featured three large bedrooms, two baths and was a former model home when the condos were built in 2004.  The 1,724 square foot unit was located in a desirable end unit location with close proximity to the association pool and offered a large master suite with it's own walk-in closet with separate jacuzzi tub and shower.  The condo used a nice combination of stone and hardwood flooring with a large outdoor entertainment space.

Condos in the Verano community have

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A Santa Monica Bay Towers condo has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agents Andrew & Marissa McDonald who represented the tenants.  The condo is located is at 101 California Ave #707 in Santa Monica, California and leased for $5,700 a month.  The 7th floor condo offered wonderful ocean and white water views that stretched from Santa Monica to Malibu.  The two bedroom unit was an open floor concept with combined living room and kitchen spaces.  The gourmet Kitchen offered top of the line Sub-zero and Viking appliances with sleek counter tops.  The rent included water, gas, electric and basic cable.

The Santa Monica Bay Towers is an upscale condo building located on the waters edge in the heart of Santa Monica.  The location is absolutely ideal

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A home in the Oceanfront Estates community in Rancho Palos Verdes has just gone into escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Michael Franco who represents the buyer. The home is located in the exclusive Oceanfront Estates community that is one of the few communities located on the bluff front in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  The 8,000 square foot home was a new construction built in 2014 and offers a prime located in the center of the community and currently listed for $7,999,000.  The luxury property offers six large bedrooms, 6 baths on a  28,018 square foot lot with a resort style pool that overlooks the ocean.  The home was designed by Louie Tomaro and is a perfect example of luxury Mediterranean design.  

Some of the highlights of the home

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A Woodbury Town home in Irvine, California has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate broker Cara Farley who represented the tenants.  The home located at 66 City Stroll leased for $2,800 a month as a long term lease.  Located in the beautiful Woodbury community in Irvine, the town home featured two large dual master suite bedrooms with their own baths and 1,858 square feet of living space.  A bonus den area was also featured in this open floor plan that had dramatic 12 foot ceilings and a combined living space for the Kitchen area and Living room.  Beautiful floor to ceiling windows, rich hardwood flooring and a gourmet Kitchen with top fo the line stainless steel appliances accented by dark Kitchen cabinetry.  The property was newly built in 2011

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A North Laguna Beach town home is now available for lease and listed by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Lidia Raven.  The property located at 378 Holly Street, Laguna Beach is a two bedroom, one bath home with 1,200 square feet that is offered at $2,700 a month as a long term 12 month rental.  The location is absolutely ideal and situated just north of the downtown Laguna Beach area and approximately 5 minutes to the beach.  The home has been recently renovated with an attached 2 car garage and air-conditioner unit.  The washer/dryer and water is included in the rental price.  Pets are allowed based on certain restrictions so please check with the listing agent.  The home is available now for immediate occupancy.

The North Laguna area has a wide variety

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A San Clemente ocean view house is now being offered for rent by Joseph Horsley of Beach Cities Real Estate.   308 E Avenida Cordoba is listed for lease at $3,600 a month and features four bedrooms, two baths with 2,560 square feet of living space.  The Mediterranean style home features wonderful coastal ocean views from this hill top location.  The home was originally built in 1966 and maintains the older Spanish charm with features like all brick fireplaces, arched patios and Spanish red clay tile roofs.  The home occupies two levels with the Master suite and additional bedrooms located on the upper level. 

The Master Bedroom has nice views of the ocean through the arched patio with it's own fireplace and large Master Bath.  The home comes with an

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A Leucadia Encnitas home has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Kimberly Kramer who represented the tenants.  The guest house located at 1201 Sidonia leased for $1,850 a month as a long term lease.  This is a unique offering as the guest house of the main residence was offered for lease.  The small and cute 1,400 square foot building featured one bedroom, one full bath with a nice kitchen and living room area.  The home offered use of the tennis court which is part of the main house and located behind this property.  The tenant is responsible to pay a portion of the utilities which include the water, electricity and gas.  The home leased out in just 2 days of being on the market to Kramer's clients.

This area of Encinitas is located on

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A Villas Mallorca condo has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Kimberly Kramer who represented the tenants.  The condo located at 8612 Villa La Jolla #2 leased for the full asking price of $2,000 a month as a long term rental.  The large one bedroom condo was located in the Villas Mallorca condo complex which is situated on the ocean side of the 5 freeway and just minutes to the beach.  The cute Spanish style unit offered high vaulted ceilings with floor to ceiling windows that let in lots of natural light.  A bonus loft area was located on the upper level of the condo and could be used as the 2nd bedroom. 

An outdoor patio area offered plenty of sunshine and a great place to relax with lots of privacy.  The condo was only on the market