Orange County has many different communities to choose from, as well as a wide variety of houses, condos and town homes in very different price ranges. Depending on where you settle, you could be right on the beach ( San Clemente, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Newport Coast), next to a popular community park or near top-rated schools. If you want to go ahead and start searching for the current homes available for sale, follow the link and get a feel for what homes are like in the different areas and feel free to contact us with any 'relocating to orange county' questions.
We've made a small guide for our areas of expertise in South Orange County, so when deciding on where exactly you would like to relocate, be sure to check out our Orange County Communities by city guide, and please make sure to contact us anytime for more information about local areas and any tips and insight information we can give you about the specific neighborhoods! We are true experts in the different communities and most agents in our office have actually lived in several different cities within the 'OC' so we will truly help you from a 'neighbor' perspective.
When relocating to Orange County, here's a few questions that will help you ( and us) narrow your search and specific communities:
1. What is your budget and specific needs on the home? ( Size, lot size, bedrooms, style, age)
2. Are you going to be commuting and what is your longest distance you are willing to do daily?
3. Do you have kids in school and what are your preferences when it comes to schools?
4. Would you like to be in a coastal community or rather be closer to specific amenities?
5. Do you know about Mello-Roos in Orange County?
6. Any special needs or interests? ( ex: need an elevator, or looking for horse property).
We can also help you find a lease or temporary rental while you are still looking for your perfect OC Home. Give us a call, we are ready to help!
Amazing newly remodeled single level home with loft that is located in Dana Point. This highly upgraded entertainers dream has Ocean Views from front and back of house. Inside boasts light and bright living with open floor plan, lovely Dutch door, stunning large plank French oak floors, shiplap walls and beautiful windows throughout. Kitchen has been remodeled with large Island, high-end stainless steel appliances, beautiful quartz counter tops,
A landmark promontory location defining the spirit of the Newport Harbor – 18 Harbor Island. Here classic architectural structure meets a forward-thinking design aesthetic, creating a one-of-a-kind waterfront treasure with over 300 feet of bay frontage. With clean lines, open space and purity of form the re-mastered residence with a total building size of approximately 16,000 square feet lives graciously with large-scale rooms and a panorama of
Among the truly private beaches in Southern California, Irvine Cove is the most scenic and tranquil. Situated in Laguna Beach, this idyllic cove has only five homes that open directly onto its sands. ‘Villa Dei Tramonti’ is the largest and most private of these five. Situated behind its own gate, the property features 180 lineal feet of frontage on the cove and its own private steps to the sand. Surrounded by spacious terraces and mature
Nestled between the beach and the bay with appx. 90 ft. of frontage across 3 lots, 1813 East Bay commands distinction sight unseen, yet the caliber can only truly be appreciated firsthand. Designed by renowned architect Robert Sinclair, built by Patterson Custom Homes, and finished by Blackband Design, the home has a prestigious pedigree that represents innovative design & quality construction. The envy of every passerby is evoked with a
One of the most impressive oceanfront estates on the Southern California coast, this nearly three acre gated seaside compound sits on a scenic beach and renown surfing spot. Located in guard-gated Cotton Point Estates, this residence contains a multitude of spacious rooms within its nearly 13,000 square feet of living area. The expansive parcel with 450’ of ocean frontage affords an eminently livable arrangement of these spaces that captures
This FRONT ROW custom estate in Crystal Cove’s ultra exclusive and highly secure second gated community showcases sweeping unobstructed ocean views and superior construction. This extraordinary property will be completed (estimated) August 2019, due to the meticulous detail and craftsmanship involved in its structure and design. This home uses hand-laid stone from Italy and Spain and is being offered at mid-construction, allowing for
With plans completed and approved by the Strand Design Review Committee this home is offered to be built on this rare ½ acre homesite. The masterpiece of Modernism, designed through a collaboration of the two visionary firms of Brown Design Group and Coronado Design Group, will undoubtedly take its place among the distinguished and inspiring homes on the Southern California coast. Dramatic and sensual, the nearly 14,000-sq. ft. residence will
Arguably the finest estate publicly offered in the Newport Coast, 7 Pelican Vista showcases timeless beauty and design around every corner with unparalleled views of Newport Harbor, California coastline, and the Pacific Ocean with Catalina resting in the backdrop. At just over 11,600 sqft with over 3,000 sqft of covered loggias positioned on a peninsula lot just under 30,000 sqft this estate boasts 5 full suites, 11 bathrooms and every amenity
Villa Papillon (Butterfly Villa) is perhaps Pelican Hill’s most inspiring estate. Spanning an exceptionally private double lot for 228 feet of prime view frontage, this residential masterpiece captures views stretching from Newport Harbor to Catalina to Palos Verdes. Live and entertain on a grand scale - indoors and on the expansive grounds - in spaces evocative of the world’s finest hotels. Every finish and fixture has been hand-selected for
The level of luxury is undeniably impressive,the location world-class. Standing atop a coastal bluff amid the resplendent beauty of the sun-soaked Laguna coastline, this private contemporary masterwork is a rare offering. With only 13 private home sites at the fabulous Montage Resort, this 9,500 sf custom estate commands coveted front row views of the Pacific Ocean and the surrounding natural beauty. Master craftsmanship and the highest quality
One of Crystal Cove’s most impressive trophy estates: 37 Del Mar. Situated on the community’s coveted front row, positioned at the end of a cul-de-sac, this incomparable pie-shaped parcel spans 3/4 of an acre with rear linear footage comprised of 326 ft, nearly 3 times the average in this custom home enclave, affording expansive views. European grandeur greets visitors with hand-forged wrought iron gates, an entry with soaring ceilings &
This is one of the great estates of Newport Harbor, and one of the finest homes in Orange County. The extraordinarily wide and deep waterfront parcel features sweeping water and city light views from throughout the residence and gardens. Magnificently detailed Italianate architecture is the hallmark of this masterpiece. Sumptuous finishes, including numerous antique elements, steel doors and designer appointments, have been incorporated
One of a Kind Masterpiece! Fabulous Antique Italian - French Country Ocean Front Estate Located on Almost One Acre with Approximately 180 Feet of Ocean Frontage. Panoramic Ocean, North Coast, City Lights, Catalina and Sunset Views Year-round. Simply the Finest Craftsmanship and Materials Available (Imported from Around the World) were used in this Virtually Brand New Home. Detached, Private, Guest House Suitable for your Most Sophisticated
Opportunity for direct influence over the outcome of your own "World Class" residence created on one of the most essential properties overseeing the West Coast Oceans and Bluffs of Southern California. Another grand collaboration of the Renowned Architectural/Build team between Chris Light Architect and Master Builder Charles Van Cleve. This "Stunning Contemporary" is being offered prior to finish to accommodate the
Occupying one of the best locations on the Newport Harbor with ocean, channel, and sunset views, this highly-anticipated Brandon Architects estate is an achievement of style and comprehensive design with 4 meticulously-calculated levels. A private beach, lap pool built into the structure, and shared ownership of one of the Western Seaboard’s longest private piers (accommodating an appx. 100-ft and 75-ft yacht) are among the home’s notable
Situated on nearly 10,000 sq. ft. lot on prestigious Victoria Beach is this wonderful multi-family property with a main home, two additional units and tremendous possibilities. The Pacific Ocean and living spaces effortlessly blend in the four-bedroom, four-bath home, which is thoughtfully designed to take full advantage of ocean and Catalina Island views, sea breezes and waterfront amenities. Walls of windows and sliding glass doors open to
On one of the best ocean view lots in Crystal Cove, this Northern Italian-inspired custom estate, designed by renowned architectural firm EBTA, is due for completion in spring 2019. But the opportunity to involve oneself in the project now is prime. At over 13,000 square feet of living space on three levels, the home offers six bedrooms and 10 baths. The main level consists of a grand living/dining salon with a towering ceiling; a gourmet
Welcome to one of the world’s finest oceanfront estates, where a rare double bluff-top homesite of nearly 20,000 s.f. and a fully remodeled custom residence combine to create the most unique living environment in Laguna Beach. Premium northwest-facing views capture the ocean, beach, crashing waves, shimmering lights and Catalina from every room of the contemporary masterpiece in guard-gated Three Arch Bay. A dramatic promontory setting is
Crystal Cove’s most noteworthy new custom estate, situated out on the point at the highest elevations within the community with views stretching from whitewater to Abalone Point and Newport Harbor. Sited on an exceptionally large (23,000 sf), private lot at the end of a cul-de-sac, this masterpiece by the renowned Haigh Builders artfully blends classic European exteriors with soft contemporary interiors, creating the ultimate ambiance for
Suspended above the shoreline on its own promontory perch, Casa Sopra L'Onda lives on the edge of Laguna's most romantic beach. Amalfi cliffs and coves meet sweeping sands and cerulean waters of Caribbean coasts, with lush majestic hillsides, Swiss funiculars, breathtaking bluffs, bold rock outcroppings, secret sand-bottom pools, and a bedrock tunnel navigable at low tide. Only Thousand Steps Beach offers such a warm and inviting blend of alpine
The last great bay front compound in Peninsula Point is now for sale for the first time in over 50 years. Six contiguous lots comprise this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity now on offer. The total combined lot area is approximately 17,000 square feet, or .4 acres. Situated on a desirable corner with 180-degree harbor views, the bay front property features an expansive 60’ of frontage on the harbor. The verdant seaside garden and large private
Dedicated to a lifestyle rich in amenities, the essence of eclectic-contemporary harmonizes with seaside elements and enhances the paramount panoramas of the Pacific. Perched on an oceanfront platform, this Cameo Shores Estate provides the finest in location, design and meticulous attention to detail. Executing visionary conception to ultimate completion was a painstakingly four-year mastery that is evident in the concluding structure and
Welcome to paradise. This secluded oceanfront home was recently built with the finest materials. Enjoy sweeping panoramic ocean views including Catalina Island sunsets to the renown Ritz Carlton and beyond. Enjoy the fresh sea air and sounds of the waves crashing below. Nature at its best! Pelicans fly, dolphins swim and whales. If you are looking for a single-level home, this fits the bill. The main floor master, family room and kitchen are all
Situated on a choice ocean-facing, half-acre lot within the established community Shorecliffs, this seaside residence epitomizes classic architecture and fine design. Gracing three levels and having 9,520 square feet of living area, this property is impeccable in every measure. Spacious formal and informal areas are thoughtfully arranged for living and entertaining. Walls of solid bronze windows and French doors open to expansive view terraces
This Contemporary-style Crystal Cove estate home perfectly marries classic architecture, an open floorplan, and beautifully proportioned spaces with a stunning fresh palette of finish materials, stylish amenities, and every modern technology. A compilation of the talents of architect, David Hohmann, designer Errol de Jager and builder Dugally Oberfeld, this home is one of the finest ever conceived, executed and built in Orange County. Designed
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