Newport Coast Blog

Let the Franco Team help you, find your dream home in Newport Coast.  Newport Coast is home to some of most prestigious properties in Southern California.  The property located at 8 Mystique is just one example. Listed for thirty-five million dollars, this custom built estate has is it all.  With over 18,000 square feet of living space, there are ocean views from all major rooms, a media room with theater, gym, 10 car garage, and 1200 bottle wine room, just to mention a few of the spectacular features. 

Either summer or winter Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve offers many activities for residences and visitors to take advantage of; in this nearly 1000 acres of open space, wet lands and bluffs.  In the winter the park offers a wonderful spot to watch for many unusual species of migratory birds from North America. Approximately 35,000 migratory birds winter here, including six rare and endangered species.  Any time of year the Newport Back Bay Loop Trail is terrific for biking, jogging or a stroll. This paved path follows the water, providing many opportunities to watch birds, lizards and other wildlife. 

 

Oct. 22, 2017

Aqua Lounge Oktoberfest

 

If you are considering remodeling or updating your home prior to a home sale, do so selectively. The most cost effective updating is in the kitchen and bathrooms. Also, do all repairs before listing the homes, these will get you the most bang for your investment and will help to sell the home quicker. If repairs are completed prior to listing the home, the sale process will go smoother and quicker.

 

 

The Aqua Lounge Oktoberfest will run the entire month of October, ending on Halloween, October 31st. From 3pm to 11pm, daily, Aqua Lounge will be offering a beer flight of four cross-continental pours paired with a giant Bavarian pretzel with specialty dipping sauces. Also, this month Aqua Lounge will have Become a Beer Meister and a James Bond inspired Halloween Party. Aqua Lounge is located at 690 Newport Center Drive in Newport Beach. For more information see their website at: http://www.aqualoungenb.com/events/calendar.

 

 

Newport Coast is positioned between Laguna Beach and Newport Beach. This area was its own city until 2001, when it was annexed by Newport Beach. Located at 9 Altino, this 2,700 square home is part of the Ziani development. This three bedroom, four bathroom home was built in 1993. This is the largest unit available in Ziani. The gourmet kitchen features a SubZero refrigerator, butler’s pantry and stainless steel appliances. Attention to detail can be seen in the use of marble, front entry, and use of granite. The back patio is surrounded by lush landscaping and has a built-in stainless steel barbeque. Ziani is a gated community with 168 condos. The amenities include a resort style swimming pool, clubhouse, walking paths and a putting green.

 

 

Located at 861 Sandcastle Drive, this 3,300 square foot home is part of the Harbor View Hills community in Corona del Mar. This five bedroom, five bathroom home was built in 1967. The home has two master suites, one on each floor. In addition, there is an exercise room, den and gourmet kitchen. There are views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island and Newport Harbor. This home sits on a large 11,000 square foot piece of property, with a large fenced backyard.

 

 

Located at 1919 Yacht Enchantress, this 2,600 square foot home is part of the Seaview neighborhood in Newport Beach. This four bedroom, three bathroom home was built in 1976. The home was remodeled in 2008 including new plumbing and electrical. Attention to detail can be seen in the high ceilings, modern finishes and the gourmet kitchen. There are 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean, city night lights and the surrounding mountains. This home sits on a 7,500 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting.

 

Acacia is a development in the Cypress Village area in the city of Irvine. Acacia is a townhouse community built by Ryland Homes. Architectural styles seen in Acacia include Santa Barbara and Monterey designs. There are four plans to choose from ranging in square footage from 1,100 square feet to 1,400 square feet. Homes prices are between $450,000 and $575,000. Each unit has a one or a two car garage.

Posted in Newport Coast
Oct. 9, 2017

Second Thursday Showcase

 

When you are preparing to sell your home, let in as much natural light as possible. Clean the windows both inside and outside, remove the screens and clean those as well. Next clean the drapes, curtains and blinds. During all showings and open houses, let the natural light, day or night. Natural light makes the house sparkle and feel warm and inviting.

 

 

The Second Thursday Showcase is back at the Lincoln Experience Center. The next Second Thursday Showcase will take place on Thursday, October 12th.  The event begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm. This month features artist and photographer, Stephen Bryer, with a gallery on this signature style: Modern Floralism. There will be light refreshments and drinks on the center stage. The Lincoln Experience Center is located at 139 Newport Center Drive in Newport Beach. For more information see their website at: https://www.lincoln.com/experiencecenter/default.aspx.

 

 

Newport Coast is situated in the southernmost tip in Newport Beach. There are many types of developments and residences available throughout Newport Beach. Located at 22 Rochelle, this 3,300 square foot home is part of the Rivage neighborhood. This five bedroom, four bathroom home was built in 2001. The recently remodeled family room features folding doors leading outside. In addition, both the kitchen and master bedroom suite have been updated. This home sits on a 9,800 square piece of property with a corner lot setting. Outdoors, homeowners’ will enjoy entertaining in the resort style backyard with a swimming pool, spa, fireplace and built-in barbeque. Rivage is a 24 hour guard gated community. Students attend the award winning Newport Mesa Unified Schools, Newport Coast Elementary and Corona del Mar Intermediate and High School.

 

 

Located at 117 Via Eboli, this 2,700 square foot home is on Lido Isle in Newport Beach. This three bedroom, three bathroom home was built in 2008. Attention to detail can be seen in the use of marble, vibrant stones and high ceilings. Enter the home through a Dutch door.  This home sits on a 3,000 square foot piece of property. The yard is well maintained with a strada patio and many entertaining areas.

 

 

Bay Laurel is a development in the Eastside area of Costa Mesa. Bay Laurel is a family oriented neighborhood made-up single family homes. This community was built in 1979 and homes are approximately 1,500 square feet. Homes are priced between $450,000 and $500,000. Bay Laurel is one of 41 neighborhoods in Eastside, Costa Mesa. Bay Laurel residents can easily enjoy the boutique shops and dining options located in Old Town on 17th Street. Homeowners are also within walking distance to both the Back Bay and Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve.

 

Located at 64 Archipelago, is a 4,000 square foot home in the Oceana development in Crystal Cove. This four bedroom, five bathroom home was built in 2004. This is a single level home. There are amazing views of the Pacific Ocean, the Newport Coast coastline, whitewater, Catalina Island and evening sunsets. This home sits on a large 14,000 square foot piece of property. There is a detached casita on the property; perfect for guests. In addition, outdoors there is a swimming pool, teak decks, and loggia with an outdoor fireplace.

Posted in Newport Coast
Sept. 26, 2017

MindBody Conference 2017

 

As the days get shorter during the fall, lighting a home for open houses and showings is very important. Outside, light up the house numbers, your house won’t sell if people can’t find it. Light up sidewalks and the driveway, so potential buyers make it safely to the front door.  Allow in as much natural light as possible, by drawing blinds and drapes. Then supplement natural light by turning on lamps and lights throughout the home.

 

 

The MindBody Conference 2017 will be held from Wednesday, September 27th through Friday, September 29th. The featured speaker will be Paula Steurer, who is the founder of Sterling Public Relations. The keynote speaker will be Arianna Huffington and Magic Johnson. The Mindbody conference will have health and wellness professionals from across the US who are working on their branding. The conference will be held at the Hilton Bayfront located at 1 Park Boulevard in San Diego. For more information or to purchase tickets, see their website at: https://www.mindbodyonline.com/bold/speakers.

 

 

Newport Coast is situated between Laguna Beach and Newport Beach. Newport Coast was annexed by Newport Beach in 2001. Located at 25 Bridgeport Road, this 2,800 square foot home is part of the Pointe community. This four bedroom, three bathroom home was built in 1994. Attention to detail can be seen in the European oak hardwood floors, high ceilings and Rohl polished nickel fixtures. This home sits on a 7,800 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, there is a barbeque area, loggia with outdoor speakers and lighting. The Pointe homeowners’ association provides many amenities including a sports court and tennis courts. Students attend the award winning Newport Mesa Unified Schools, Newport Coast Elementary and Corona del Mar Intermediate and High School.

 

 

Located at 121 Via Waziers, this Lido Isle house is 3,000 square foot with four bedrooms and four bathrooms. This home was built in 1952. The chef’s kitchen features top of the line appliances, a center island and custom cabinetry. Attention to detail can be seen in the travertine floors, crown moldings and beamed ceilings. The home sits on a 3,080 square foot piece of street to street property. Lido Isle offers several amenities including a yacht club, a private beach, a clubhouse and security.

 

 

Located at 3109 Taft Way, this 2,100 square foot home is part of the South Coast Metro area of Costa Mesa. This four bedroom, two bathroom home has four main floor bedrooms. The home has new wood laminate floors, double pane windows and granite counter tops. The backyard has many fruit trees, entertaining patio and storage shed. South Coast Metro is border by Sunflower Boulevard, Baker Street, Harbor Boulevard and the 405 Freeway.

 

Crystal Cove Sea Point is located in the Crystal Cove area of Newport Coast. Sea Point has just 27 luxury estates built by Laing Luxury Homes. Architectural styles seen in Sea Point include Tuscan and Santa Barbara.  Homes are at least 6,000 square feet with views of the Pacific Ocean, Newport Harbor, white water and Catalina Island. Sea Point is a 24 hour guard gated neighborhood, as are all Crystal Cove developments. All Crystal Cove residents are encouraged to join in all the resort style recreational activities offered at the Canyon Club Recreational Club.

Posted in Newport Coast
Sept. 13, 2017

Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Chamber Blood Drive

 

Let the natural light pour into your home, especially during a home sale. Begin by cleaning the windows both inside and outside. Clean curtains and drapes, then when re-hanging them, pull them back, so that natural light fills the home. Clean the blinds and leave them pulled up during showings and open houses.

 

 

The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Chamber Blood Drive with Hoag will be held on Tuesday, September 19th from noon to 5pm. Help save lives by donating.  You can make an appointment, which is preferred but walk-ups are welcome. The blood drive will be held in the parking lot of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce located at 4343 Von Karman Avenue.  Parking will be validated. You will need a picture id to donate blood. For more information or to make an appointment, see their website at: https://www.newportbeach.com/events/chamber-blood-drive-with-hoag/.

 

 

Newport Coast offers a wide variety of housing options from single family homes, to condos and townhomes to one of a kind custom built water front estates. Located at 23 Overlook, this 4,700 square foot home is part of the Cassis development. This five bedroom, five bathroom home was built in 2002. Entertaining is delightful in this home with a formal dining room, living room with a fireplace and large outdoor area. There are wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean, city night lights and vibrant evening sunsets. This home sits on an oversized 13,000 square foot piece of property. Cassis is in the Ocean Heights area and was built by Brookfield Homes. This is a 24 hour guard gated community. Amenities in this neighborhood include an association pool, clubhouse and tennis courts.

 

 

Located at 24 Blue Heron, this 7,000 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom Home collection in the Turtle Rock Village of Irvine. This six bedroom, seven bathroom home was built in 2003. This Provencal estate has wonderful views of the Shady Canyon Golf Course, surrounding canyons and the city night lights. This home sits on an oversized 24,000 square foot piece of property with a cul de sac setting. Outdoors, there is a swimming pool, spa, several courtyards and a great entertaining area with an outdoor fireplace.

 

 

Located at 2184 Bosque , this 1,200 square foot home is part of the Brighton Springs development in the Central Costa Mesa area. This two bedroom, two bathroom home was built in 1980. The kitchen features granite counter tops, a travertine back splash, and stainless steel appliances. Attention to detail can be seen the vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors and glass fireplace. The living room overlooks a stream and waterfall. Brighton Springs is a townhouse development with two car tandem attached car garages. The amenities in Brighton Springs include a community pool and spa, and beautiful landscaping.

 

Laguna Cliffs is located in the north Laguna area of Laguna Beach. Architectural styles seen in Laguna Cliffs include cottage style, Mediterranean, Arts and Crafts, and Contemporary. There are terrific views from these homes of the Pacific Ocean, city night lights, white water, rock formations, Catalina Island and the Laguna Beach coastline. Homes in this development range in price from one million to five million dollars.

Posted in Newport Coast
Aug. 31, 2017

Yoga At The Shop

 

Freshen up outdoor spaces prior to listing your home on the real estate market. Paint or stain decks, gazebos, doors and trim. Not only will potential buyers notice how well maintained your home is, but this is a great way to add color during fall and winter months.

 

 

On Saturday, September 9th, join in the Yoga At The Shop class. This is a great way to start out the weekend. This class is an all level vinyasa flow. This class will be held at the Hobie Surf Shop in Corona del Mar.  After the class, stay and shop while munching on donuts and coffee provided by Hobie Surf Shop. Twenty five percent of all the proceeds from this class will benefit Surfrider’s Newport Beach Chapter. The class begins at 8am and ends at 9am. Cost is $10 per person. For more information or to sign up for the class, see their website at: http://navawell.com/events.

 

 

Newport Coast is a section of Newport Beach. Newport Coast was annexed by Newport Beach in 2001 and has a population of approximately 10,000 residents. Located at 2 Morning View Drive, this 5,800 square foot home is part of the Pelican Ridge Estate development. This four bedroom, seven bathroom estate was built in 1999. Attention to detail can be seen in the walnut library, dual staircases and the four fireplaces. The home has an eight car garage. This home has terrific views of surrounding canyons and mountains. This home sits on a large 16,000 square foot piece of property with a corner setting on a private cul-de-sac. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy entertaining pool side or around the outdoor fireplace. Pelican Ridge is a guard gated community. Pelican Ridge Estates sits directly above the Crystal Cove State Park.

 

 

Located at 131 Gardenview, this 4,800 square foot house is part of the Marbella development in the city of Irvine. This four bedroom, five bathroom home was built in 2015. The chef’s kitchen has double islands and top of the line appliances. The home sits on an 8,500 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy relaxing by the swimming pool and spa. Marbella is a 24 hour guard gated community. Marbella is part of Hidden Canyon in the Laguna Altura Village.

 

 

Located at 1995 Santa Ana Avenue, this 3,300 square foot home is situated in the city of Costa Mesa. This four bedroom, four bathroom home was built in 1953. Attention to detail can be seen in the recessed lighting, Travertine floors and vaulted ceilings. The kitchen features a marble island, stainless steel appliances and a walk-in pantry. The home sits on a 7,600 square foot piece of property with a corner lot setting. Outdoors, homeowner’s will enjoy a built in barbeque, pool with waterfall and grotto and an outdoor covered living room.

 

Shore Cliffs is a luxury development in the Corona del Mar section of Newport Beach. There are 146 custom built homes in Shore Cliffs. This neighborhood was developed by the Irvine Company in the 1990’s. Located on the South side of the Pacific Coast Highway, Shore Cliffs has magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. Homes here have height restriction, so that no view will be inhibited. Shore Cliffs has a private access beach. Shore Cliffs is within walking distance to Village of Corona del Mar.

Posted in Newport Coast
Aug. 16, 2017

50 Days of Fshion Island

 

Working with a local, professional real estate agent, is the best investment you can make in your home sale process. Working with real estate professionals, like those at The Franco Team, is the best way to ensure your house will be marketed and priced accurately for the area. They will also help you with proper home preparation, so that the home gives the best impression to potential buyers.

 

 

50 Days of Fashion Island is taking place to celebrate 50 years of style and taste. There will be many one-of-a-kind offers and dining specials during this time. The 50 Days of Fashion began on July 29th and ends on September 16th. The 50th birthday bash celebration will take place on September 9th from 2pm to 6pm.  For more information about the offers and happenings, see their website at: http://www.shopfashionisland.com/events/50-days-of-fashion-island-2017/.

 

 

Newport Coast is south of the main section of Newport Beach and was annexed by Newport Beach in 2001. There are just 10,000 residents in Newport Coast giving it a small town feel. Located at 10 Overlook Drive, this 3,400 square foot home is part of the Strada development. This three bedroom, four bathroom home was built in 2000. The home has plan b floor plan. Attention to detail can be seen in the French Beaumaniere limestone, oak hardwood floors and Spanish tile. The gourmet kitchen has granite counter tops, professional grade appliances and a center island. This home sits on an 8,400 square foot piece of property with a corner setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy relaxing by the swimming pool, around the fireplace and the water feature. Strada is part of 24 hour guard gated Ocean Heights community. Strada is one of the most photographed neighborhoods in Newport Coast.

 

 

Pelican Point is one of five luxury developments in Pelican Hill. There are just 48 custom built homes in this 24 hour guard gated community. Located at 44 Pelican Point Drive this five bedroom, seven bathroom estate is 6,800 square feet. This home is perched on the 12th green of the Pelican Hill Golf Course. The views include the golf course, Pacific Ocean and white water.

 

 

Crystal Cove is home to the Sea Point development. Sea Point is a 24 hour guard gated community with 27 luxury estates. Most homes in this area are approximately 6,000 square feet. Due to its high bluff setting, these homes have views of the Pacific Ocean. Newport Harbor, white water, Catalina Island and gorgeous evening sunsets. All Crystal Cove residents are invited to join in all the resort style activities offered at the Canyon Club Recreational Center, which also acts as the social hub of Crystal Cove.

 

Irvine Terrace is part of the Corona del Mar area in Newport Beach. There are 390 homes in Irvine Terrace. Located at 1627 Bayadere, this four bedroom, four bathroom home was built in 1958. This 2,700 square foot home has stunning views of Newport Harbor. The mid-century modern style home is a single level with a formal living room, dining room and gourmet kitchen. Outdoors, there is a pool, spa and large view terrace for entertaining.

Posted in Newport Coast
July 3, 2017

Science Explorers Camp! Nature Camps

 

Discuss with your local, professional realtor, such as those at the Franco Team, how you can use technology to your advantage when selling your home. These days, most potential buyers begin their home search online. Among some of the technologies available are home photos, 3-D home tours, paperless systems, and e-serving signing services. Technology can be another tool in your corner when you are preparing to sell your home or to purchase your next home.

 

 

The Environmental Nature Center is offering several different summer camp programs.  Science Explorers Camp! Nature Camps have been offered annually since 1977. These are outdoor, hands-on programs, including having fun in the Back Bay. All camps are based at the Back Bay Science Center. These science camps are designed for students from fourth grade through sixth grade. Camps include using microscopes, binoculars and magnifying lenses in a marine environment. The camps include time spent in a real science lab, hiking coastal trails and canoeing Back Bay. Camps are either 9am to 1pm or 9am to 3pm.  The Environmental Nature Center is located at 1601 16th Street in Newport Beach.  For more information about the summer camp programs or to register, see their website at: http://encenter.org/.

 

 

Newport Coast is situated in the southernmost tip of Newport Beach. This highly attractive area of Newport Beach is home to approximately 10,000 residents. Located at 22 Trouville, this 2,600 square foot home is part of the St. Michel development. This four bedroom, three bathroom home was built in 1994. This house is wonderful to entertain in with a first floor formal living, dining room and gourmet kitchen. The kitchen has recently been remodeled with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops and a wine refrigerator. Attention to detail can be seen in the media system, crown moldings and stone work throughout the home. This home sits on a 3,700 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, the back yard has recently been professionally landscaped.  St. Michel is a gated community with many amenities including a swimming pool, spa, and an outdoor cooking area with a built-in barbeque. There are 92 homes in St. Michel. Students living in this area attend Newport Coast Elementary School and Corona del Mar Intermediate and High School.

Posted in Newport Coast
June 5, 2017

“Red, White, Blue and You!”

 

If you are selling your home during the summer season, it is important to keep your outdoor spaces in the best shape possible. This does require extra work, but it is worth it. Mow the lawn twice weekly, it will look perfect no matter when potential buyers drop by for a viewing. Also, if possible mow the lawn diagonally. Also, trim and prune shrubs and bushes away from the house, driveway and sidewalks. Add some blooming plants and a fresh layer of mulch. Potential buyers will feel welcomed into the house.

 

On Saturday, June 17th Working Wardrobes will host the evening event, “Red, White, Blue and You!” Proceeds from this evening support programs offered to men, women, young adults and veterans through Working Wardrobes. The evening event will include fine wines, entertainment and music. The event will get underway at 6pm. The event will be held at The Resort at Pelican Hill. The Pelican Hill Resort is located at 22701 South Pelican Hill Road in Newport Beach. Individual tickets are $250. To purchase tickets or find out more information, see their website at: http://www.workingwardrobes.org/fundraisers/.

 

Newport Coast is situated in the southernmost tip of Newport Beach. A separate city until 2001 when it was annexed by Newport Beach, it has a population of approximately 10,000 residents. Located at 9 Via Palladio, this 4,800 square foot home is part of the Montecito development. This five bedroom, five bathroom home was built in 2000. Enter the home through a grand foyer with high volume ceilings. Entertaining is a joy in the formal living room and dining room. The gourmet kitchen features Viking appliances and opens to the great room. The second floor master bedroom has a view terrace, fireplace and spa like master bathroom suite.  With views of the Pacific Ocean, Palos Verdes, Fashion Island, city night lights, Villa del Lago, the surrounding canyons and spectacular sunsets, this home has a perfect setting. This home sits a large 11,000 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy entertaining around the infinity edge pool, spa, in the outdoor kitchen, on the view decks and in the covered loggia.  Montecito is part of Pelican Heights, which is a 24 hour guard gated community. There are just 97 homes in Montecito. Students living in this area attend Newport Coast Elementary School and Corona del Mar Intermediate and High School.

Posted in Newport Coast
May 8, 2017

Mother's Day Gift Basket Workshop

 

When you are preparing your home for a home sale, one of the most important steps is to de-clutter the space. In the closets, remove seldom used clothes and out of season clothing, this will make the closets look larger. Also, make sure all the light bulbs are in working order in the closets, potential buyers will want to turn them on. Remove clutter from counter tops in both the kitchen and bathrooms. In the kitchen cabinets, remove extra items, so everything looks as neat and large as possible.

 

Roger’s Gardens is having a special workshop to help you prepare a Mother’s Day gift basket. Chris Patterson and Erin Brengle will lead the workshop. On Wednesday, May 10th, join in the fun and make a wonderful Mother’s day gift basket, your mom is sure to remember. This food and flower basket contains a small orchid, moss, birch, a terra cotta pot, and gourmet foods. Step by step instructions will be provided by the workshop leaders. The workshop will begin at 6pm and continue until 7:30pm. The workshop cost is $100. Participants must provide their gloves if they prefer. Register early, space is limited. Roger’s Gardens is located at 2301 San Joaquin Hills Road in Corona del Mar.  For more information or register for the workshop, see their website at: http://rogersgardens.com/seminars-events/mothers-day-gift-baskets-workshop-with-chris-patterson-erin-brengle/.

 

Newport Coast is situated between Laguna Beach and Newport Beach. Newport Coast was annexed by Newport Beach in 2001. Located at 35 Sea Terrace, this 4,100 square foot home is part of the Newport Ridge Estates. This six bedroom, six bathroom home was built in 1996. This home has recently been remodeled, with a new floor plan and abundant natural light. Attention to detail can be seen in the light oak flooring, imported stone and covered loggia. The home features a two story entry, a master suite with a sitting area and white and gray marble master bathroom. The home sits on a 7,100 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowner’s will enjoy entertaining by the swimming pool, the outdoor fireplace and barbeque area. The property has been professionally landscaped. Newport Ridge Estates is a gated community of 38 single family homes. Newport Ridge is just off of Newport Ridge Drive. Among the many amenities provided by the homeowner’s association are a community sports court, tennis courts and a barbeque area. Students living in this area attend Newport Coast Elementary School and Corona del Mar Intermediate and High School.

Posted in Newport Coast
April 24, 2017

Drive Out ALS Golf Classic

 

Curb appeal is very important when you are selling your home. Potential buyers will begin forming opinions immediately before they even see the inside of your home. It is easy to spot the big items, keeping the lawn trimmed, keeping sidewalks and the driveway clean and empty and garden beds manicured. However, little details like the woodwork can be overlooked. Check out the woodwork and trim around the house and fix any cracked or decayed pieces and repaint, if necessary.

 

The Drive Out ALS Golf Classic will take place on Tuesday, May 9th. The NFL Alumni Southern California Chapter will be joining in all the activities by having an NFL player join each foursome.  The Golf Classic will be held at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Golf Links. Monarch Beach Golf Links is just one of two oceanfront golf courses in Orange County. It is an 18 hole, par 70 course designed by Robert Trent Jones. After the golf, there will be a cocktail reception, and gourmet dinner. The evening will conclude with a special auction. Money raised from this event will help support the 170 families in Orange County faced with an ALS diagnosis. The Golf Links is located at 50 Monarch Beach Resort Drive North in Dana Point. For more information or to reserve a tee time, see their website at: http://www.golfclassicals.com/.

 

Newport Coast is a part of Newport Beach, being annexed by the city in 2001. Newport Coast is situated about Crystal Cove State Park in the San Joaquin Hills. Located at 45 Avignon, this 2,400 square foot home is part of the Montserrat development. This four bedroom, three bathroom home was built in 1994. The two story formal living room has floor to ceiling windows. The chef’s kitchen features a center island, a kitchenette and opens onto the family room. The home has lovely views of the surrounding canyons and city night lights. Outdoors, there is plenty of entertaining space in the wrap around backyard. The backyard has a patio, trellis and grass area. This home sits on a 5,500 square foot piece of property. Montserrat is a gated community with just 80 homes, built by California Pacific Homes. Students living in this area attend Newport Coast Elementary School and Corona del Mar Intermediate and High School.

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