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The crown jewel of Newport Beach, CA is Corona Del Mar, with wonderful beach side cottages and cliff top compounds with marvelous ocean views of the pacific coastline.  Michael Franco specializes in exclusive coastal real estate from Seal Beach to San Clemente. 

 

If you would like a guided tour of some of the most breathtaking real estate and sunset views the pacific coast has to offer, get in touch with us today and we will be happy to help you in your quest to find your dream home.

Nov. 29, 2022

Nights of 1,000 Lights in December at Sherman Library and Gardens

Sherman Library and Gardens is hosting Nights of 1,000 Lights in December. Stroll through the gardens and enjoy the brilliant light display. This year’s theme is “Hooray for Hollywood.” Santa will be making appearances in the “Miracle on PCH” workshop. The garden shop will be open with many unique gift ideas. The first Night of 1,000 Lights is December 9th. The show runs for eleven, non-consecutive nights, ending on December 22nd. Each evening the show is open from 6pm to 9pm. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for non-members. For more information about the show, see their website at: https://experience.thesherman.org/nights-of-1000-lights.

 

Newport Coast is in the southernmost tip of Newport Beach, just north of Laguna Beach, Newport Coast is home to Crystal Cove, Pelican Hill and the Crystal Cove State Park and Beach. Located at 11 Trouville, this 2,500 square foot home is part of the St. Michel development. This four-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1995. The home has recently been remodeled custom finishes and additional garage storage. The open floor plan features an interior laundry room and a direct access garage. This home sits on a 4,000 square foot piece of property. St. Michel is part of Newport Ridge and is a 24-hour guard gated community. There are 92 single family homes in St. Michel. Among the many amenities offered in St. Michel are swimming pool, spa, sand volleyball court, tennis courts, a basketball court and baseball fields.

 

Corona del Mar is part of the city of Newport Beach. Corona del Mar encompasses all the land on the seaside of the San Joaquin Hills and South Avocado Avenue to the city limits. This area is well known for its pristine tidepools, cliffside views and beautiful beaches. Located at 9 Barrier Reef Drive, this 2,600 square foot home is part of the Jasmine Creek development. This three-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1977. The gourmet kitchen features dolomite and quartz countertops, a double oven and stainless-steel island. This home sits on a 7,000 square foot piece of property within walking distance to the clubhouse. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a gas fire pit. The beach is just a short distance away. There are 324 homes and condos in Jasmine Creek. Jasmine Creek has acres of green space surrounding it and wound through it. Among the many amenities offered in Jasmine Creek are a swimming pool, tennis courts and a clubhouse. This is a 24-hour guard gated community.

Nov. 2, 2022

Roger’s Gardens 2022 Christmas Boutique

Roger’s Gardens 2022 Christmas Boutique is open now through Christmas. This year the Christmas Boutique theme is Bright and Beautiful. Visiting the boutique is a Christmas tradition for Newport Beach. You will find sparkling and festive gifts, decorations, and trees for every household. In addition, they have outdoor wreaths and garlands. The boutique is open every day from 9am to 6pm. Roger’s Gardens is located at 2301 San Joaquin Hills Road in Corona del Mar. For more information, see their website at: https://www.rogersgardens.com/pages/christmas.

 

Newport Coast is a part of the city of Newport Beach. Newport Coast is home to Pelican Hill, Crystal Cove and the Crystal Cove State Park and Beach. Located at 25 Dorian, this 2,700 square foot home is part of the St. Laurent development. This five-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1995 and had has recently been completely remodeled. Attention to detail can be seen in the custom designed closets, recessed lighting, and high-volume ceilings. The gourmet kitchen features custom cabinetry, marble countertops and double ovens. This home sits on a 3,900 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, entertainment spots and a dining area.There are 66 homes in St. Laurent. Among the many amenities available in St. Laurent are tennis courts, a clubhouse, a swimming pool, and spa. 

 

Corona del Mar is part of the city Newport Beach and encompasses all the land on the seaside of the San Joaquin Hills and south Avocado Avenue to the city limits. Irvine Terrace is an exception; it is north of Avocado Avenue but still part of the Corona del Mar. Located at 621 Malabar Drive, this 3,800 square foot home is part of the Irvine Terrace development. This four-bedroom, five-bathroom home was built in 2017, by the Brandon Architects. Attention to detail can be seen in the double master suites, high-volume ceilings, and floor to ceiling windows. The entry is flanked by a stone wall, the foyer is filled natural light and has exposed steel awnings and skylights. The chef’s kitchen features heated floors and opens onto the dining room. The home and property have far-reaching views of the Pacific Ocean, Newport Harbor, Catalina Island, city night lights and beautiful sunsets. This home sits on a 9,200 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, spa, fire pit, built-in barbeque area and an outdoor dining space. There are 390 homes in the Irvine Terrace development. Irvine Terrace is uniquely designed to ensure the views of all residences.

Sept. 30, 2022

Pacific Wine and Food Classic

The Pacific Wine and Food Classic is taking place at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina on Saturday, October 1st. The event begins at 1pm. This boutique style event offers Southern Californian Wines, craft cocktails and delicious small bites from the region’s top chefs. This is a wonderful way to welcome autumn. There will be more than thirty restaurants on site including Habana, The Tea House, Descanso, Lido Bottle Works, The Jetty, and many, many more. There will be live music throughout the event, with the beautiful backdrop of Newport Harbor. Early Bird Tickets are on sale now.  Newport Dunes Resort is located at 1131 Back Bay Drive in Newport Beach. For more information, see their website at: https://pacificwineandfood.com/

 

Lido Isle is a residential only island in Newport Harbor, it is a part of the city of Newport Beach.Lido Isle is home to 850 residents and one yacht club. Located at 601 Lido Park Drive, Unit 4F is an 1,860 square foot condo in the601 Lido Building. This two-bedroom, three-bathroom condo was built in 1972. This one level, corner unit condo has recently been completely remodeled. Attention to detail can be seen in the white oak floors, wet bar, and wine cooler. The chef’s kitchen features a Sub-Zero refrigerator, Wolfe Stove, and Wolfe microwave. The condo has panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Lido Channel, city night lights, and picture-perfect sunsets. There is a large outdoor patio with dining area and views of the waterfront.The 601 Lido Building has just undergone a renovation with new plumbing, electrical updates, new pool, and new elevators. Residents are within walking distance of Lido Village with many shopping and dining options. There are 54 units in the 10 story 601 Lido Building. 

 

Corona del Mar is part of the city of Newport Beach. Corona del Mar is known locally as the CDM and includes all the land on the seaside of the San Joaquin Hills and South Avocado Avenue to the city limits. Located at 218 Hazel Drive, this Tuscan style estate is part of the South PCH community.  This four-bedroom, five-bathroom home was designed by Fleetwood Joiner Architects and built in 2010 by Corbin Reeves Custom Homes. Attention to detail can be seen in the 700-bottle wine room, beamed ceilings, and sliding disappearing doors. The home has endless views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Buck Gully, Little Corona Beach, city night lights and beautiful sunsets. This home sits on a 6,180 square foot piece of beach front property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy 2,000 square foot of exterior living areas, a swimming pool and spa. Residents have direct access to the beach and are within walking distance Corona del Mar Village.

 

Aug. 29, 2022

Movies of the Beach at Newport Dunes Resort

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is hosting Movies on the Beach. The last movie for the 2022 season will be shown on September 3rd, 2022. Movies begin at 7:30pm. On September 2ndMoana will be shown and on September 3rdFinding Dory will be shown. Come a little early and watch the sunset over the water before the movie begins. Bring you beach blankets, beach chairs, and picnic dinner or enjoy dinner from the onsite food trucks. Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina is located at 1131 Back Bay Drive in Newport Beach. For more information, see their website at:   https://www.newportdunes.com/wp-content/uploads/Summer-2022-Movies-on-the-Beach-List.pdf.

Shady Canyon is a group of three luxury developments in the Turtle Rock village of the city of Irvine.  Shady Canyon is 800 acres with 300 acres of golf course and 500 acres of residential developments. Located at 24 Jewel Flower, this 6,700 square foot home is part of the Master’s Collection.  This five-bedroom, six-bathroom home was built in 2004. The recently remodeled home has hardwood floors, custom tilework, and custom millwork. The gourmet kitchen features professional grade appliances and new cabinetry. The home and property have wonderful views of the golf course, city night lights and the surrounding hills and canyons. This home sits on a large 23,000 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool with a spa, grotto, waterfall, and lazy river. In addition, outdoors there are multiple sitting areas, a covered patio, and built-in barbeque area. Shady Canyon is a 24-hour guard gated community, with multiple walking trails, tennis courts and a clubhouse. The Master’s Collection was built by John Laing Homes, there are just 18 homes in this development. 

Corona del Mar is part of Newport Beach. Corona del Mar encompasses all the land on the seaside of the San Joaquin Hills and south Avocado Avenue to the city limits. Located at 4527 Perham Road, this 9,100 square foot home is part of the Cameo Shores development. This five-bedroom, eight-bathroom home was built in 2022, it was designed by architect Mark Teale and built by SC Homes. Attention to detail can be seen in the custom iron entry gate, Fleetwood pocket door system and starlight ceiling. There is elevator access to all levels. The chef’s kitchen has Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, Italian marble countertops and secondary prep kitchen.  There are forever views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, the Newport Beach Jetty, white water, city night lights and spectacular sunsets. This home sits on a 10,900 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy 35-foot cantilevered lap pool with a spa. Cameo Shores has 170 single family residences. Residents have access to the private beach with spectacular rock formations.

Aug. 1, 2022

26th Annual Newport Beach Sherman Gardens Tour and Summer Garden Party

The 26th Annual Newport Beach Sherman Gardens Tour and Summer Garden Party Virtual Tour is at the W. Parker Lyon House. On August 1st, the video of the garden tour of the Parker Lyn House will be released. This garden would not normally be open for tours but with the virtual tour, everyone gets to see the garden. This mid-century modern home, built in 1948 by architect Thornton Ladd. Tickets for the virtual garden tour are $25 for members and $35 for non-members. Tickets for the virtual tour and summer garden party are $60 for members and $80 for non-members. Sherman Library and Garden is located in Corona del Mar. For more information or to purchase tickets, see their website at: https://experience.thesherman.org/newport-beach-virtual-garden-tour-050722,

 

Newport Coast is part of the city of Newport Beach. Newport Beach is home to Pelican Hill, Crystal Cove, and the many other developments. Located at 22 Lemans, this 3,900 square foot home is part of the Auberginedevelopment. This four-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 2002.  The gourmet kitchen features a center island, granite counter tops and GE Monogram appliances. This home sits on a 10,200 square foot piece of property. Residents are within walking distance to the park. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy mature landscaping, a built-in barbeque area, water features and a courtyard.  Aubergine has 97 homes with four different floor plans. Aubergine is a 24-hour guard gated community. Among the many amenities offered in Aubergine are a private clubhouse, tennis courts, a Jr. Olympic pool and spa. 

 

 

Corona del Mar is part of the city of Newport Beach. Corona del Mar is Spanish for “Crown of the Sea.” Corona del Mar is well known for it beautiful beaches, tidepools, and high bluff views. Located at 4601 Dorchester Road, this 4,300 square foot home is part of the Cameo Highlands development. This four-bedroom, five-bathroom home will be completed in 2023. The home was designed by architect Mark Teale and is being built by Nicholson Companies. Enter the home through a natural light filled atrium entry. The chef’s kitchen has quartz waterfall center island, walk-in pantry and Miele and Sub-Zero appliances.  The home has panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, whitewater, city night lights and stunning sunsets. This home sits on a 7,500 square foot piece of property. Cameo Highland residents have access to four private beaches. There are 142 homes in Cameo Highlands.

July 19, 2022

Plant Your Own Tropical Planter

The Sherman Library and Gardens is hosting a Tropical Container for your Patio Garden Workshop on Wednesday, July 20th from 9am to 11am. This class will take the mystery out of planting a great container garden. Sherman Gardens horticultural team will show participants how to create a potted garden that will last beyond the summer and answer all your questions. The cost is $85 for members and $95 for non-members. For more information or to register for the class, see their website at: https://thesherman.org/event/workshop-tropical-container-for-your-patio-garden/

 

Crystal Cove is a group of exclusive developments in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach.  Crystal Cove is also home to the Crystal Cove State Park with the historical district 48 cottages built in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Located at 6 Waves End, this 13,000 square foot home is part of the Crystal Cove Estate Collection. This eight-bedroom, eleven-bathroom home was built in 2022. This three-story home was designed by Robert Hidey Associates. The home features a movie theater, caretaker suite and music room. There are near panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, city night lights and picture-perfect sunsets.This home sits on a large 29,000 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy an infinity edge swimming pool, and professional landscaping and hardscaping. Residents have easy access to both the Crystal Cove Beach and the El Morro Open Space Trail. Homeowners can easily access the Crystal Cove Promenade through a direct access gated walkway. 

 

Corona del Mar is part of the city of Newport Beach.Corona del Mar is Spanish for “Crown of the Sea,” and is known locally as the CDM. Located at 4601 Camden Drive, this 6,800 square foot home is part of the Cameo Shores development. This four-bedroom, five-bathroom home was built in 2001. Attention to detail can be seen in the use of limestone masonry, hardwood floors and beamed ceilings. The gourmet kitchen features stainless steel appliances, fireplace, and pizza oven. The home has magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, the Jetty, city night lights and spectacular sunsets. This home sits on a 11,100 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a saltwater swimming pool, professionally landscaped gardens. Cameo Shores is home 170 residences in a terraced community. All residents have access to a private beach with rock formations.

July 1, 2022

Painting in the Gardens with Jeff Sewell

Roger’s Gardens has an upcoming workshop with Southern California painter, Jeff Sewell. Painting in the Gardens with Jeff Sewell will take place on Sunday, July 17th, from 11am to 4pm.  Jeff is a Plein Air artist. Jeff will explain the history and style of Plein Air painting. Throughout the class Jeff will also talk about his passion for teaching children and thoughts on collecting art. There will also be small showing for guests to enjoy some of Jeff’s newest paintings. For more information about this class or to register, see their website at: https://www.rogersgardens.com/blogs/events/painting-in-the-gardens-with-jeff-sewell-1.

 

Shady Canyon is part of the Turtle Rock Village in the city of Irvine. Shady is an 800-acre development with 300 acres dedicated to golf courses and 500 acres dedicated to residences. Shady Canyon is surrounded by 16,000 acres of natural sanctuary. Located at 76 Golden Eagle, this 12,900 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom community. This seven-bedroom, twelve-bathroom home was built in 2007 by architect David Hohmann and Fari International Builders and Tony Valentine Construction. Attention to detail can be seen in the custom ceiling murals, multiple fireplaces, and custom millwork. The home has a home theater, 1,000 bottle plus wine room and billiards and poker room. The gourmet kitchen features Naica quartzite countertops, custom backsplash, and a secondary catering kitchen. This home sits on a very large 37,000 square foot piece of property, which is within walking distance to the clubhouse. Outside, homeowners will enjoy an infinity edge swimming pool, spa, both of which have underwater speakers and a scuba snorkel system driving range, cabana bar, fire pit and built-in barbeque area. 

Corona del Mar is part of the city of Newport Beach, in Orange County. Corona del Mar encompasses all the land on the seaside of the San Joaquin Hill to south Avocado Avenue to the city limits. Located at 4601 Dorchester Road, this 4,300 square foot home is part of the Cameo Highlands community. This four-bedroom, five-bathroom home will be completed in early 2023. This single level home will be filled with designer finishes, fine architectural details and filled with natural light. The home is being built by architect Mark Teale and builder the Nicholson Companies. The modern kitchen will feature Miele and Sub-Zero appliances, a walk-in pantry and quartz waterfall island. There are views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, city night lights and stunning sunsets. This home sits on a 7,500 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will be able to create their own paradise with a swimming pool, spa, and built-in barbeque. Cameo Highlands has 142 single family homes. Residents will enjoy four private beaches.

June 15, 2022

15th Annual Father’s Day Car Show

Balboa Bay Resort is hosting its 15th Annual Father’s Day Car Show. On June 19th, Father’s Day, from 11 am to 2pm, take Dad out to see a wide variety of fine classic and antique cars, including antiques, classics, rare finds, custom cars, and motorcycles. There will also be live music, fresh barbeque, an assortment of concessions and cocktails, all with the backdrop of Balboa Bay. Tickets are not necessary; the show is put on complimentary from Balboa Bay Resort. Balboa Bay Resort is located at 1221 Coast Highway in Newport Beach. For more information, see their website at: https://www.balboabayresort.com/.

 

Laguna Beach is one of the oldest beach front cities in Orange County. Laguna Beach has over 7 miles of coastline and situated between the Pacific Ocean and the San Joaquin Hills. Located at 1460 Temple Terrace, this 1,000 square foot home is part of The Village neighborhood. This two-bedroom, one-bathroom home was built in 1941. The home was completely remodeled in 2002 and features vaulted ceiling and an open floor plan. Attention to detail can be seen in the French Doors, copper rain gutters and natural wood ceilings. The home has views of Bluebird Park, the surrounding canyons, and hills. This home sits on a 6,800 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy the large entertaining decks. Residents are within walking distance to all the shops and restaurants in The Village and the beach. 

 

Corona del Mar is part of the city of Newport Beach. Corona del Mar incorporates all the land on the seaside of the San Joaquin Hills and south Avocado Avenue to the city limits. Located at 3719 Blue Key, this 3,100 square foot home is part of the Harbor View Hills community.  This six-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 1969. Recently remodeled this home features exposed wood beam ceilings, high volume ceilings and decorative wainscoting.  The gourmet kitchen has a mosaic backsplash, white quartz counters and sage cabinetry. This home sits on a 10,600 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy professionally landscaped gardens, brick patio and multiple seating areas. Students living in Harbor View Hills attend Newport Elementary School and Corona del Mar Intermediate and High School.

June 1, 2022

Makers in the Zone at the Balboa Fun Zone

The Balboa Fun Zone is hosting Makers in the Zone. The fourth Thursday of each month, which will on June 23rd, the summer celebration kicks off for an evening of fun. There will shopping booths from local artists and designers and food and drinks available. There will be live music throughout the evening. The event begins at 5pm and continues until 9pm. The fourth Friday Makers in the Zone evenings will continue through September 22nd. The Balboa Fun Zone is located at 600 East Bay Avenue in Newport Beach. For more information, see their website at: https://www.balboafunzone.com/.

 

Newport Beach is an Orange County City, ideally located between Los Angeles and San Diego. The city was incorporated in 1906 and has a population of approximately 85,000 residents. Located at 36 Saratoga, this 1,150 square foot is part of the Bayside Village community.This three-bedroom, two-bathroom home was built in 2017. This one-story home is filled with natural light and has a fireplace. Attention to detail can be seen in the Capiz Chandelier and clearstory windows. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances and center island with seating. There are views are of the Back Bay, marina, and the bluff.Outdoors homeowners will enjoy a back deck and fire pit. Bayside Village has two swimming pools, a spa, meeting room and beach access. There are 270 home sites in Bayside Village. 

Corona del Mar is part of Newport Beach. Corona del Mar encompasses all the land on the seaside of the San Joaquin Hills and south Avocado Avenue to the city limits. Corona del Mar is known locally as the CDM and is Spanish for “Crown of the Sea.” Located at 1523 Dolphin Terrace, this 3,200 square foot home is part of Irvine Terrace. This three-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 2015. Attention to detail can be seen in the glass view wall, limestone floors, and mahogany millwork. There are far reaching views of Newport Harbor, the channel entrance, Catalina Island, and gorgeous evening sunsets. This home sits on a 11,900 square foot piece of bluff front property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a covered and heated dining terrace, lap pool, spa, and mature landscaping. There are 390 homes in Irvine Terrace. All homes in Irvine Terrace are single level, so that all homes retain their views. Among the many amenities offered in Irvine Terrace are Irvine Terrace Park, tennis courts, a baseball diamond and soccer field.

March 31, 2022

The Persuasive Past of Orange County

Sherman Library and Gardens is hosting exhibit on The Persuasive Past of Orange County. From February 15th through May 31st, the garden will be showing photographs, maps, brochures and artwork highlighting Orange County cities. For over 100 years, Orange County, has lured new residents to its sun-drenched soils. The exhibit follows Orange County’s transition from farmland to oil fields to metropolitan areas. Sherman Library has an extensive collection of city publicity materials, achieve materials, agriculture, oil, and water advertisements. The exhibit is open from 10:30am to 4pm daily. Sherman Library and Garden is located at 2647 East Coast Highway in Corona del Mar. For more information, see their website at: https://thesherman.org/.

 

Newport Beach is an Orange County city that was incorporated in 1906. Newport Beach is ideally situated halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Located at 56 Balboa Coves, this this 2,900 square foot home is part of the Balboa Coves development. This five-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 1955. This bay front home has an open floor plan with a living room, kitchen, and breakfast nook. There are marvelous views of Newport Bay, the canal, the harbor, and city night lights.This home sits on a 4,300 square foot piece of property, with a cul-de-sac setting. Balboa Coves is a 24-guard gated community in the West Newport-Lido Isle area. There are 68 homes in Balboa Coves, with access to a private beach. Residents are close to Lido Marina Village. 

Corona del Mar is part of the city of Newport Beach.Corona del Mar is known locally as the CDM and is Spanish for “Crown of the Sea.”Located at 309 Poinsettia Avenue, this 2,800 square foot home is part of the South of PCH community. This five-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 2020 by KRS Development and Seventh Bixel. Attention to detail can be seen in the spiral staircase, custom built-ins, and the Savant Smart Home Systems. The gourmet kitchen features granite countertops, a walk-in pantry, and a six-burner stove. The home and property have views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Pelican Hills, city night lights and beautiful sunsets. This home sits on a 3,500 square foot piece of property. South CDM is near the Villages of Corona del Mar with a wide variety of dining and shopping options. Students living in this area attend Harbor View Elementary School and Corona del Mar Intermediate and High School.