December 2014

Found 20 blog entries for December 2014.

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An Upper Victoria Beach home in the Laguna Beach, California has just gone under contract by Beach Cities Real Estate broker associate Scott Bingham.  The home located at 2740 Highland Way is currently on the market for sale at $1,645,000.  Situated in the Laguna Village area, the three bedroom, two and a half bath single family home spans 1,867 square feet of living space and situated on a small 2,614 square foot lot.  The location is really ideal and located in the heart of the Upper Victoria Beach area.  The home offers a well thought out floor plan with hardwood flooring, cozy fireplace in the living room and a vintage kitchen with white cabinetry and appliances.

The biggest selling point for 2740 Highway Way is the panoramic views which can be seen

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A Malibu ocean view condo has just been leased by the McDonald Team of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the tenants.  The condo located at 18057 Coastline Dr #5, Malibu leased for $4,500 a month as a long term lease.  Situated in the Malibu Coastline condo community, the two bedroom, one bath condo featured sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and the historic Getty Villa.  The condo was built in 1975 and offers newly updated kitchen and bathrooms with fresh paint and hardwood flooring.  The kitchen was nicely appointed with granite counters and stainless steel appliances.  The condo was only on the market for a total of 61 days when it was leased out by Andrew and Marissa McDonald.

The Malibu Coastline condo community is a great place to live and

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A Laguna Beach contemporary home in South Laguna Beach has just gone under contract and opened escrow today by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Lytle who represents the buyer.  The beautiful ocean view home located at 31696 Seacliff Dr is currently on the market for sale at $4,595,000.  Situated just one block to the Pacific Ocean and sandy beach is a wonderful custom built contemporary home that finished construction in 2013 per the seller.  The ocean view home features four large bedroom, three and a half baths with an estimated 3,750 square feet of living space. 

 The floor plan is very unique as the Kitchen and extended deck area are located on the upstairs level with stunning views of the ocean.  Mid level features a nice entry living room and

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A Malibu ocean view condo has just been sold by Andrew and Marissa McDonald of Beach Cities Real Estate.  The McDonald Team represented the buyer in the sale at 27400 Pacific Coast Hwy #108 which closed escrow on 12/24/2014 for $1,350,000.  The condo was situated in a small condo complex known as "Holiday House" with units that rarely come in the market for sale here.  This is considered the southern section of Malibu near Paradise Cove and the Malibu Cove Colony gated neighborhood.  In the last 15 years only a handful of the condos have come on the market with unit #108 being one of the four units located on the front row which faces Escondido Beach.  The unit has been recently re-listed with a total of 74 days on the market.

The sale concludes a very

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Malibu is filled with many luxury neighborhoods but the Malibu Colony community is considered one of the most desirable due to it's beach front location and long history of celebrities who live here.  This is a very private location that has strict entrance policy with a 24 hour guard gate.  The community has an ideal location that sits adjacent to a private golf course and the state beach which adds an extra level or security.  The main street located here is called "Malibu Colony Road" with homes located on both sides of the street.  Not all homes will be located on the sand as some homes face Pacific Coast Highway with select homes offering deeded beach access rights.

Real Estate prices currently range from $4,995,000 to $19,750,000 with a total of 3

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A Windsong Aliso Viejo home has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Wendy Kersh.  The property located at 1 Southwind, Aliso Viejo leased for $2,500 a month on 12/08/14 as a long term lease.  Situated in the condo complex known as "Windsong," the three bedroom two bath townhouse featured 1,500 square feet of living space with an attached 2 car garage.  The location was a corner unit that featured an interior living and family room fireplace, wrap around patio and laminated wood floors.  The kitchen offered granite counters with top of the line and newer stainless steel appliances.  A generous size Master bedroom with a huge walk-in closet and luxury master bath with dual vanity sinks.  The townhouse leased in 19 short days for the full

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A Captain's Hill home has just been sold by Lidia Raven of Beach Cities Real Estate.  The property located at 25749 Anchor Circle sold for $500,000 on 12/16/2014.  Located in the beach community called "Captain's Hill" the three bedroom home offered a unique contemporary design with a 1,649 square feet of living space on a 2,178 square foot lot.  Some of the highlights of the home included vaulted wood beamed ceilings, modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances and small breakfast bar, hardwood flooring, outdoor private patio and barbecue area.

The Captain's Hill community offers a great location near the city of Dana Point and just minutes Doheny Beach and the Dana Point Harbor.  These are older homes that were built in the mid 1970's in the Spanish

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A single level home in Oceanside, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Lidia Raven who was the listing agent.  5254 Silkwood, Oceanside closed escrow on 12/11/2014 for $408,000.   The three bedroom home was on the market for less than a month when the home was put under contract for just $2,000 under the original list price of $410,000.  Centrally located in the Ivy Ranch area of Oceanside and close to the 76 Freeway and Guajome Lake area.  Single family homes in this price range are very much in high demand as real estate prices by the beach are typically well above $500,000.  Oceanside has a unique real estate market where buyers are still able to find single family homes in the mid $300,000 to $400,000 range.

The property

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A Village Niguel II home in Laguna Niguel, California has just gone under contract and has opened escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate agent James Knoska who is the buyers representative.  The home is located at 28546 Via Reggio and is currently listed for sale at $769,900.  Situated in the Village Niguel II community, the four bedroom, two bath home features 1,944 square feet of living space in a two story Spanish style home. The interior feature a nice kitchen area with center island and spacious family room with a view of the hills and city lights.

The Village Niguel community is a very small neighborhood of only 59 single family homes.  The association offers a nice community pool, spa,tennis, children's playground barbecue area for it's residents. 

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A Oceanfront home in Carlsbad, California has just gone under contract today by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Kimberly Kramer who represents the buyer.  The estate home located at 5201 Shore Drive is currently on the market for sale at $4,100,876.  Situated in the popular Terramar neighborhood in Carlsbad West, the three bedroom, two bath home features 2,087 square feet of living space and sits directly on the bluff front with white water and coastline views as pictured below.  The home comes with it's own seawall and private beach access as well as an attached two car garage.  The home is not located under any homeowners association and was custom built in 1952.

Oceanfront homes in the Carlsbad area currently start at $1,695,000 and go as high as $4.1

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A Harbor Ridge Estates home has just been listed by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Michael Franco and is now available for lease.  8 Lucerne, Newport Beach is on the market at $5,500 a month as a short or long term lease.  The home is situated in the heart of the gated Harbor Ridge Estates Newport Beach community and offers a very private and secluded location. The interior offers vaulted ceilings accented with limestone floors and sunken stone fireplace. A gourmet kitchen with top of the line stainless steel appliances  which includes a Wolf range cook top.  Both bedrooms are generous size with the Master offering a jacuzzi soaking tub, steam shower and large walk-in closets.

The Harbor Ridge Estates community has a lot of amenities for residents who

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A Villa Balboa condo in Newport Beach has just gone under contract by James Knoska of Beach Cities Real Estate who represents the buyer in this real estate transaction.  The condo is located at 270 Cagney Lane #202 and is currently on the market for sale at $625,000.  The two bedroom, two bath unit features 1,201 square feet of living space and is offers a single level floor plan with two full baths.  The condo offers a nice living and dining room with an interior fireplace and view balcony.  Nicely updated with dark hardwood flooring, floor to ceiling glass windows, and peek views of the Newport Bay and Pacific Ocean.  The kitchen was also modernized with stone counters and backslash which included a stone sink as well.  High quality stainless steel

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A Downtown San Clemente condo has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Mike Kashani who represented the tenants.  The property located at 138 W Canada #B, San Clemente leased for $3,000 a month as a long term 12 month lease.  The was a very large rental with a total of 4 bedrooms and 2,100 square feet of living space with a huge 750 square foot 2 car garage.  The home was built brand new in 2006 and featured nice hardwood flooring, recessed lighting and lots of storage.  The kitchen was highly updated with custom cabinetry, granite counters and top of the line stainless steel appliances.  The Master suite featured a walk-in closet, huge jacuzzi tub and individual shower.  In addition, the home offered central air-conditioning and city light

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A Seabridge Lakes Huntington Beach condo has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Danny Esparza who represented the tenants.  8191 Sandcove Dr #103 leased for $2,525 a month as a long term lease.  Situated in the Seabridge Lakes gated condo community, the two bedroom two bath unit featured 1,155 square feet of living space with a one car garage.  The condo had a lot to offer and included high vaulted ceilings, indoor fireplace, outdoor patios with views of the lakes and an interior washer/dryer, water and trash which were included in the rental price. 

The Seabridge Lakes community has a 24 hour guard at the entrance of the neighborhood that makes it a very secure place to live.  The lakes are simply beautiful with view condos being some

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A San Clemente north condo has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Wendy Kersh who represented the tenant.  The condo located at 1534 Buena Vista #B, San Clemente leased for $1,700 a month as a long term 12 month lease.  Situated in the San Clemente north community, the one bedroom one bath unit spanned 700 square feet of living space and features nice city views as pictured below.  The unit featured nice hardwood flooring, granite counter tops, updated bathroom and new paint.  The rent included use of the washer/dryer, refrigerator and all utilities.

This is a great area in the San Clemente north district that is one block to the beach and steps to the Ole Hanson Beach club.  Buena Vista is the main oceanfront street in the north

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A Laguna Niguel condo in the Breakers community has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Wendy Kersh who represented the tenants.  The condo located at 27 Shorebreaker Dr, Laguna Niguel leased for $2,500 a month as a short term rental.  The unit was built in 1990 and located in the Breakers community and featured two bedrooms, two baths and 1,063 square feet of living space.  The interior end unit offered a light and bright atmosphere with high vaulted ceilings, lots of windows, new carpet and paint. It came with an attached one car garage with the rent including water, electric, gas, trash, cable tv and association dues.  The unit was leased out in 45 days of being on the market.

The Breakers community is ideally located in the Ocean Ranch

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A Laguna Royale Oceanfront condo in Laguna Beach, California has just gone under contract by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Lytle who represents the buyer.  The property located at 31423 Coast Hwy #59, Laguna Beach is currently offered for sale for $1,995,000. The three bedroom condo was remolded in 2013 and features amazing sunset and ocean views from this premier location.  An open floor-plan that combined living and dining room spaces was accented by the stunning views while the Master suite featured a large walk-in closet and deck area.

The Laguna Royale is located at 31423 Coast Hwy in the South Laguna area of Laguna Beach.  The complex features elevator access to all levels including a heated pool and spa area that overlooks the ocean as

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A Sunset Ridge home in San Clemente, California has just sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jeremy Aloe who was the buyer's representative.  The property at 2002 Via Vina closed escrow on 12/2/2014 for $777,000.  The home received multiple offers and sold for $8,000 over the original asking price of $769,000.  The home was only on the market for a total of 36 days and sold very quickly due to the high demand of buyers looking for single level homes in the mid $700,000 range.  This is a very popular price point with low inventory of homes that offers four bedrooms with large backyards. 

2002 Via Vina was nicely updated with a gourmet kitchen with granite counters, dual sided fireplace, nice hardwood flooring and vaulted ceilings,  The home was an

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A Solana Beach ocean front home has just sold and closed escrow on 12/01/2104 for the full asking price of $8,750,000 by Kimberly Kramer of Beach Cities Real Estate who was the selling agent and represented the buyer.   509 Pacific Avenue was on the market for a total of 80 days and featured 75 feet of coastline in a prime North Solana Beach location.  The estate home featured spectacular ocean views from every room of the property with a 42 foot salt water resort style pool in the backyard area.  The interior was beautifully decorated with high end finishes that included a gourmet kitchen, lavish Master suite and outdoor entertainment space that overlooked the ocean.

The home sale was represented by Kimberly Kramer who is a leading luxury real estate

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A Newport Heights home has just been sold by James Knoska of Beach Cities Real Estate and Villa Real Estate agent Tim Carr.  415 Irvine Ave, Newport Beach sold for $51,000 over asking price for the final sales price of $1,100,000.  The single level home offered a huge remodel potential and was ideally located in the heart of the Newport Heights neighborhood.  It was only on the market for a total of 26 days and received multiple offers after being on the market for just a matter of days.  One of the biggest selling points was the location as it was situated just a couple blocks to the Newport Bay and Pacific Coast Hwy.  The other selling point was that it was being sold as a fixer-upper property which can be very hard to find in the Newport Beach area.