Laguna Beach Historical Homes

Laguna Beach Historical Homes | Historical Homes for Sale In Laguna Beach, California 


Laguna Beach Historical Homes:  Circa 1920- 1940

Historical homes in Laguna Beach have a lot of charm and personality to them.  Throughout the years we have seen many historical homes being torn down due to new homes being built in place of them.  Today, the city of Laguna Beach is doing what It can to preserve these historical gems.  Here at Beach Cities Real Estate, we honor these historical homes and proudly present them for sale.  Below are the current historical homes for sale in Laguna Beach.  Thinking about sellng your historical home?  We have represented Laguna Beach historical homeowners for the past 10 years.  We have a strong record of getting the highest price for these charmning homes.  Please contact us today for a same day response.



Laguna Beach Historical Homes For Sale In Laguna Beach, California

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MLS# OC15011140

Laguna Beach 2529 South Coast

A rare and exquisite historic gem on the "Riviera of America" 120 feet of private ocean front estate .Orginally built as a wedding gift and named after his wife Marion and named it "Mariona" by the famous hotelier and developer Frank Miller whom built the Riverside's famous Mission Inn. One of the most spectacular estates built in America on the ocean front of Laguna Beach, California. Known as the Castle by the Sea among the Hollywood Elite.The Estate consists of a main residence with 5 bedrooms ,4 private villas and 2 attached guests rooms. Totaling 12 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms with unforgettable and breathtaking ocean views from every room .Private parking and motor court to park 16 plus cars. This historic Masterpiece was once the lure of the elite of Hollywood among the guests entertained were Bette Davis, Charlie Chaplin, Rudolph Valentine and many more. Smart home technology ,security system,wifi,electonic gate and automated lighting.Enviromentally friendly living succulent walls , succulent living roof, landscaped walkways and gardens with utmost privacy completes this home. E rated in the national registery and approved for the Mills Act property tax advantage.
12 Beds
11 Baths
8,065 SqFt
13 Days On Market

MLS# LG14142073

Laguna Beach 40 North La Senda Dr

Used as a stunning backdrop in early feature films, this historically-significant Three Arch Bay estate is literally a place of which fantasies are made. Built in the 1920s by members of the legendary movie producing Griffith family, the compound is rich in Hollywood glamour and history. Unfolding over nearly an acre on six parcels, this oceanfront wonderland has its own lighthouse and private beach - complete with a swimming pool carved into the rocks, replenished daily by the ocean tides. A cobblestone pathway winds past seaside gardens, lawns, and two separate guest cottages. The main house was a major production designed in a nautical style with reclaimed appointments including a ships staircase, porthole windows, cabinetry, millwork, cage elevator, Captains master bedroom with fireplace, and a den designed by the art director of Mutiny on the Bounty. Outdoors, a stone patio stretches across the oceanfront providing a sublime entertainment venue including the lighthouse outfitted with viewing room and bath, stairs to the private beach and a suspension bridge to the natural pool. Beyond charming with endless possibilities, this is truly a rare offering of a storied piece of ocean paradise in beautiful Laguna Beach.
4 Beds
4 Baths
4,000 SqFt
207 Days On Market

MLS# OC14148316

Laguna Beach 8 Rockledge Rd

Where the Land meets the Sea.... this ocean front home captures the hearts of those who enter with picturesque Pacific blue water views, stunning Italian architecture & an expansive ocean front yard. Designed by the famous architect Garrett Van Pelt whos meticulous attention to detail gave the home its grace & timeless style. Nicely renovated & appointed with approximately 5,000 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms or 3 plus an office/gym, a gorgeous custom cinema style theater, large billiards room & wine room for 1,000+ bottles. Private courtyard entry opens to stunning ocean sunset ocean views. Formal dining with ocean views through a floor to ceiling window & double French doors. Master suite with dual spa baths & large dressing room or nursery. European style kitchen with an ocean view breakfast nook, custom cut granite floors, counters & back splash. Sub Zero refrigerator, double ovens, 6 burner range & endless cabinet space. Enjoy the huge grass ocean front backyard with flowering gardens, dining verandas, sun bathing patios & an endless pool. 2 car garage with elevator access to the kitchen level. Just steps to the beach & incredible scuba/snorkeling coves. Eligible for the Mills Act Historic Designation with property tax savings! Close to downtown Laguna Beach!
4 Beds
5 Baths
5,000 SqFt
199 Days On Market

MLS# LG14153967

Laguna Beach 2099 Ocean Way

Perched on a promontory over the ocean, this iconic Laguna Beach estate offers a rare opportunity to experience the ultimate Southern California lifestyle. A "landmark" residence, this stunning 3-level home was meticulously rebuilt with extraordinary attention to detail, superior construction and contemporary conveniences. It neighbors Ruby Street Park and boasts unobstructed views from virtually every room. The sands of Woods Cove are below, accessed by a private staircase. A gated drive leads to a 2-story rotunda foyer and amenities including beamed ceilings, original wood floors, an elevator, 3 fireplaces, a steam shower and an open kitchen with vaulted ceilings, skylight, nook, marble counter tops and Viking range. The lower level includes a second kitchen, HDTV with surround sound and a circular slate patio with gas BBQ and built-in seating. A master suite of sumptuous proportions enjoys ocean views from three sides.
4 Beds
6 Baths
5,200 SqFt
192 Days On Market

MLS# NP14220844

Laguna Beach 1173 Marine Dr

This is an absolutely picture perfect oceanfront location on Marine Drive overlooking Crescent Bay. Spectacular beach, ocean, Catalina and sunset views can be seen from all three levels of this vintage Spanish Colonial Revival style home set on the bluff above the cove. One of the very first homes built in North Laguna, the property includes numerous amenities that are irreplaceable, including spacious ocean side terraces and private garden set just above the sand. The oversized lot accommodates a charming and rambling home with beamed ceilings, terra cotta floors, arched windows and many architectural features dating back to the 1920's. The full floor master suite takes in commanding ocean views from its elevated position and includes a large bedroom with seaward-facing wall of French doors, a bath and dressing area, as well as large ocean view study and private terrace. The main living level is bright, open and ideal for entertaining while taking in the fabulous views. The walled entry courtyard is a serene oasis of gardens and terraces and includes a large, free-form pool. The property also features private stairs descending to its direct, gated access to Crescent Bay beach.
4 Beds
5 Baths
3,878 SqFt
107 Days On Market

MLS# LG15019831

Laguna Beach 32091 Point Pl

On a private promontory overlooking the sands of Paradise Cove and Thousand Steps Beach, this historic oceanfront hideaway offers spectacular coastline views from three sides and every room. From miles of oceanfront along the coast, this home site was selected in the 1930s for its prime location in one of the most picturesque spots in Laguna Beach. Its architecture and spectacular setting were featured in Sunset Magazine in the 1950s, and rightly so. The home offers rare seclusion and is perfect for anyone wanting to enjoy the sights and sounds of the sea with compelling privacy. Multiple outdoor decks expand the living spaces, including a 500 square foot terrace with breathtaking views. Steps from the home lead directly to beach. This rare property has not been available in nearly 45 years and is an exemplary part of Lagunas history and artist community.
2 Beds
2 Baths
1,400 SqFt

MLS# LG15019954

Laguna Beach 31935 Coast

Private Oceanfront Home with Steps to the Sand and your Private Beach Above Mean High Tide Line. Enjoy Margaritas on your own Private Beach, a Rare Opportunity. Spectacular, Unobstructable Views of Beach, Sand, Surf Break, Crashing Waves on Rocks, Ocean and Catalina. This is an Active Area for All Sea Life and Bird Life. Three Large View Decks. Giant Media and Office Can be Large Bedroom Suite. Sitting Room off Master with Fireplace. Great Room, Includes Living Room, Dining, Kitchen and Large Deck, All with Full Ocean & Beach View. The Soothing Sounds of Gently Rolling Waves on Beach Sand Fill this Home.
3 Beds
3 Baths
2,200 SqFt

MLS# LG14219392

Laguna Beach 456 Locust St

This extraordinary, single-story, traditional style, white clapboard-sided, vintage home is located in North Laguna Beach on two legal lots in the coveted Tree Streets neighborhood. Sitting behind a tall privacy hedge, this rare gem home is completely remodeled and was expertly expanded by the designer owner; the home bristles with the charm and character of yesteryear, yet is completely updated for modern living. A 2010 remodel added a family room and large kitchen with top of the line appliances, new cabinetry, Subzero refrigerator drawers, a La Cornue range, and rare granite countertops. In addition, the home features gleaming hardwood floors, shiny white paneled walls, a wet bar, a spacious living room with fireplace, a formal dining room, a luxurious master suite, three additional bedrooms and an abundance of French doors and windows, which look out to the manicured and private gardens. The property is finished with a 60 lap pool, spa, a wine cellar, detached garage and ocean views.
4 Beds
4 Baths
3,232 SqFt
108 Days On Market

MLS# OC14170484

Laguna Beach 15 South La Senda Dr

3 Beds
3 Baths
2,158 SqFt
173 Days On Market

MLS# LG15011266

Laguna Beach 461 Locust St

PERFECTION! This iconic 1920 estate is the Crown Jewel of North Laguna and sits on a rare and generous DOUBLE LOT in the coveted Tree Streets neighborhood. Perhaps the most beautiful historic home in North Laguna, structure was taken down to the studs and received a total no-expense spared renovation by Keith Gallo. Top of the line modern functionality while maintaining and enhancing it's vintage charm. All new electrical, plumbing, heating, in-home sound/security/video system accompanies a gourmet chef's dream kitchen outfitted with oversized island/bar, professional-grade appliances and flooded with natural light. All original doors & windows have been rebuilt, copper gutters, oak plank flooring throughout, vintage tiles w/private master suite w/large rain-head shower, romantic claw foot tub, dual vanities open to private deck overlooking the parklike estate grounds. Professionally landscaped, irrigated & lit with secret gardens, brick patios & pathways meander under mature & prolific fruit/avocado trees. Convenient to everything, yet a quiet & aesthetically incomparable street. Turn-key perfection, quality, location and charm, there is simply nothing finer. Breathtaking on every level, you will be swept away by it's ambiance. Reasonably priced to sell!
3 Beds
3 Baths
1,884 SqFt
12 Days On Market

MLS# LG14246544

Laguna Beach 344 Jasmine St

Motivated seller and drastically reduced over $340,000! The seller has moved on! This is a tremendous opportunity in North Laguna. Classic Laguna Cottage located on the Flower Streets of Picturesque Laguna Beach awaits it's new owner. With all the charm you would expect from a Laguna cottage, this 4 bedroom home offers generous living space and ample out space. The large front yard greets you as arrive. The floor plan includes a formal living room, a formal dining room, updated kitchen with marble counter tops and white cabinetry, a sun room, a mud room, media room and 3 bedrooms upstairs. The private patio features a cozy sitting area and spa. The location on lower Jasmine makes for easy access to all that Laguna offers from the postcard beaches to the world class dining and shopping. The Laguna Beach school district is one of the best.
4 Beds
2 Baths
2,330 SqFt
70 Days On Market

MLS# LG14087004

Laguna Beach 151 Rockledge Rd

Close to the ocean front in the private enclave of Rockledge Terrace, behold a treasure home that has been meticulously updated. Wonderful natural light and high ceilings throughout create an artists inspiration, as upon original inception it was utilized as an art studio home. The home has been cared for over time and recent detailed remodeling has enhanced an already special property with modern conveniences and fine finishes. Sit down ocean views with an especially close proximity feel to the water. A natural stone staircase with gate leads to a dutch entrance door. Spacious living room with gas fireplace is open to the dining nook and kitchen access. Granite kitchen with stainless steel appliances and farmhouse sink. Sizeable master suite with fireplace. Bathrooms have tile flooring with radiant heat, wainscoting, custom vanities. Newer roof with skylights, central air and heat, tankless water heater, water softener, built-in speakers, dual paned tinted windows and solid core interior doors. Outdoors, retreat to the large front ocean view deck or the private rear patio and yard with built-in BBQ. A private gate for use only by the Rockledge residents provides access to the beach below. See attached supplement for a full list of features & amenities.
2 Beds
2 Baths
1,267 SqFt
276 Days On Market

MLS# LG15012090

Laguna Beach 440 Shadow Ln

Beautifully restored, single-level 1937 'Classic Laguna Cottage' located on a highly desirable quiet street in the heart of The Village. Stunning curb appeal with a secluded tropical garden and extensive custom plantings and fountains, front and back, along with gorgeous atrium and beach BBQ area. Quaint covered front porch with Dutch door inviting you in to the open living area with high beamed ceilings and cozy brick fireplace. Three bedrooms and two baths with recent renovations including a warm kitchen featuring a Viking stove, Miele dishwasher and Weber BBQ. In close proximity to the beach, restaurants and summer park concerts. This is the ultimate beach house with unique character and charm!
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,422 SqFt
10 Days On Market

MLS# OC15014536

Laguna Beach 470 Calliope St 3

One of a kind properties left in the village with its unique setting . Wrap around canyon views and indoor outdoor decks. Consisting of three living spaces a single family with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths and two large studios with full kitchen and bath. Desirable village location .High ceiling and fireplace are just a few elements that make this property desirable.
4 Beds
4 Baths
1,350 SqFt
9 Days On Market

MLS# LG14255471

Laguna Beach 425 Thalia St

This classic Laguna Beach cottage has been beautifully updated with a delicate and smart touch that offers the aesthetics of modern design and the functionality of modern amenities yet allows the original character and charm of the home to be on display without compromise. This light and bright home features hardwood floors, a beautifully remodeled kitchen with white cabinetry, beautifully contrasting gray Caesarstone countertops and top of the line stainless steel appliances. The sensible and versatile layout of the home offers a large open living room with stone fireplace adjacent to the dining room as well as two spacious bedrooms and a large third bedroom opening to the backyard that could be used as an office or additional living area. Home features two recently renovated bathrooms and a large indoor laundry. The private backyard is nicely landscaped with a patio area and lawn making it perfect for entertaining and living the quintessential Laguna Beach indoor/outdoor lifestyle. Walk to the beach, town, shops & restaurants!!
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,301 SqFt
51 Days On Market

MLS# LG14171552

Laguna Beach 638 Seaview St

Charming Laguna cottage on one of the best streets in the Village. At the top of Seaview, so you get an ocean view and is very quiet as street does not go through for commuter traffic. Three bedrooms and den, three bathrooms. Newer master bedroom added on second story with ocean views. Very private, gated lot, with good off street parking. Large patio and lots of grass for kids or pets. Two bedrooms and bath on one side of house master bedroom and den on the other side so makes for lots of privacy and great for guests or family living. Kitchen and baths have been remodeled in past and are in keeping with the cottage feeling. This is the first time on the market in many years. Rarely do homes come on the market in this location at the top of Seaview Street. Large lot and large square foot for a cottage...This property is rated "C" under the Historic Registry of Laguna Beach.
4 Beds
3 Baths
1,872 SqFt
171 Days On Market

MLS# LG15013118

Laguna Beach 490 Thalia St

Classic Laguna Beach cottage in the Village, only 3 blocks to Laguna's most popular beaches! The home is available in it's current updated condition with hardwood floors, a large master bedroom, full bath, living room with fireplace and a cozy corner suitable for an office or daybed, updated kitchen with spacious eating area which opens to an outdoor deck, with another large eating area, perfect for outdoor dining. The back yard has a covered patio area which accommodates table & chairs, barbecue, lounge chairs, etc.... Long driveway leads to the garage, allowing for multiple car parking. This home is perfect for a getaway beach home or an investment for long term or vacation rentals. The home could also easily be converted back to a 2 bedroom. Endless potential for this 4,792 sq.ft. flat lot which is zoned R2 - very rare in the village - giving you the opportunity to build two units or one larger single family residence. Plans by Jim Conrad are available for an espanded 2,100sq' home. Completed home with the new plans is available for $2,300,000. This is a must see.
1 Beds
1 Baths
800 SqFt
9 Days On Market

MLS# PW13155316

Laguna Beach 1304 Lewellyn Dr

Supremely Private Estate in a rustic natural setting overlooking 180 degree Canyon and Ocean Views. This upgraded Vintage Home of Craftsmen Construction conveys a very special frontier style. With unobstructed views encompassing Catalina, Laguna Canyon hillside vantage point and wide open fields, the natural undeveloped terrain unfolds. Rustic Artist's Retreat with Conceptual Drawings by Gregg Abel Design to Expand the Home. As one proceeds past the Pageant of the Masters Art Venue, Various prized shops & restaurants & the Sawdust Festival, a side street off the canyon road leads up to this hillside setting. Custom Brazillian Oak Flooring, Claw Foot Tub with matching Vanity, High Beamed Ceilings of Pine, Ceder and Douglas Fir, Custom Tiger Flooring in the Ocean View Loft, newly installed Heating and Cooling System complete with Hepa Filter just to name a few. Enjoy the Ocean View Deck overlooking the Sunset on Catalina. Minutes to the Village, Restaurants & Shops, The Festival of the Arts & Pageant of the Masters, Montage Resort & Spa, Ritz Carlton & the St. Regis Golf Resort. Information available on the acreage surrounding the home.
3 Beds
1 Baths
1,525 SqFt
543 Days On Market

MLS# LG14251016

Laguna Beach 761 Saint Anns Dr

Spacious home larger than meets the eye from the exterior! Great location close to downtown, Main Beach with all the shops, dining and entertainment Laguna Beach has to offer. Completely rebuilt in 2002 with high quality construction and custom finishes. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, new upper level is the master suite with ocean views. New kitchen has Baltic brown granite counter tops, custom Alder wood cabinetry, stainless steel Bosch dishwasher and stainless steel refrigerator and range. Living and dining room with beamed ceilings. French doors lead to rear deck and yard. Private master suite has cathedral wood beamed ceiling, sitting area and ocean views. Master bath with travertine shower and separate custom bathtub. Birch hardwood, travertine, marble and carpet flooring throughout. Rear yard with hills views, entertaining deck.
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,670 SqFt
60 Days On Market

MLS# LG15009324

Laguna Beach 470 Hawthorne Rd

If you snooze you lose on this one. Priced below appraisal by Trust for a quick clean sale. First time on the market in almost 50 years. Sited at the top of the tree streets in north Laguna in walking distance to beach, park, village, library and festivals. Street to street lot with 2 car GARAGE with OCEAN VIEW deck above on High dr. Solidly built with redwood back in the day but now in need of updating to provide a great place to live for the next 50 years. Hardwood floors, plaster walls, wood burning fireplace, large attic space with ocean view, living room and one bedroom and small dining room have peek at blue water views. Very quiet serene location nestled among other cottages that do not come on the market very often. This will prove to be an excellent deal for astute buyer. Property to be sold in complete as is condition.
2 Beds
2 Baths
978 SqFt
16 Days On Market

MLS# LG14260904

Laguna Beach 31862 8th Ave

BRAND-NEW 2014 REBUILD IN SOUTH LAGUNA WITH IMPRESSIVE OCEAN VIEWS. Gorgeous 3 Bedroom 2 Bath home with upgraded features throughout. Open floor-plan for easy living. Beautiful gourmet kitchen boasting the finest top-of-the-line appliances: Stainless Steel Thermador refrigerator & gas cooktop, Bosch dishwasher, and Shaws farmhouse sink. The master and the secondary upstairs bedrooms both have ocean view decks to sit back, relax, and watch color-rich California sunsets unfold. Feel the fresh air drift from famous 1000 Steps Beach, only a short distance away. This is the beach cottage you've been waiting for with all the benefits of Laguna Beach living. Gourmet restaurants, countless art galleries, boutique shopping, and some of the most beautiful beaches the Laguna Beach has to offer.
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,300 SqFt
41 Days On Market

MLS# OC15019599

Laguna Beach 31991 Virginia Way

Welcome to your dream summer beach home, property has been completely remodeled inside and out. Black hard wood floors, Kitchen with New Granite counters New sink and other appliances. 2 story high ceilings very open layout. Great for entertaining guest. Come see for your self the work that has been done to this property. It is in pristine turn key condition, one block away from the Ocean. 2nd story balcony has a Great view of PCH & the Beach. The View it self is breath taking. House is staged so furniture will not come with the sale of the property.
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,304 SqFt
1 Days On Market

MLS# OC15016469

Laguna Beach 620 Thalia St

2 Charming beach cottages on one lot in close proximity to Laguna Beach Village. Front home is a 2 bedroom/1 bath unit built in 1920's with hardwood floors, private yard and patio off of master bedroom. Back home is a studio that opens onto a private patio/garden. Oversized one car garage with long driveway and ample parking.
3 Beds
1 Baths
2,191 SqFt
5 Days On Market

MLS# LG14236658

Laguna Beach 1553 Arroyo Dr

This is a delightful home in a very tranquil neighborhood. The property is a duplex with a two bedroom unit upstairs (vacant) and a one bedroom unit lower (occupied). There is a plan on site to show how the two units could be connected and it would result in a three bedroom two bath home. To connect the two units the City would require "fees" to be paid to eliminate the lower unit.
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,488 SqFt
84 Days On Market

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