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!
Location location location this property is only 6 homes away from North Bay front and boardwalk also close to Ruby Beach and town. Words cannot describe this beautiful Cape Cod style home. From the moment you walk through the adorable Dutch door you will feel the Light and Bright open floor plan with high ceilings. The home features 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, loft and a den plus an inside laundry room. Gorgeous custom kitchen with high end stainless
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
This is the most significant and private oceanfront estate in Southern California. Its 5.45 acres of pristine oceanfront property, with 450 linear feet on the beach, are enveloped in the most magnificent coastal gardens and grounds found in California. The completely walled compound affords panoramic views of the ocean and sunsets from its preferred elevation. The Spanish Colonial Revival architecture of the restored and modernized main
When art becomes home.... Rarely do we encounter such in life, but the seemingly impossible has been done. Masterfully situated upon a double lot in Crystal Cove, no item has been overlooked. As you walk towards the entrance of this magnificent estate, your eyes are drawn through the home and towards the unbeatable views, from Catalina and San Clemente Islands, to Newport Harbor’s sailboats and sparkling city lights and all the way up the golden
Irvine Cove is considered the most scenic private beach on the coast of Orange County – and home to the area’s most expensive and desirable properties. Only five homes in the community open onto the sands of this private beach – and 2431 Riviera is the largest and most private. The parcel of approximately one-half acre features 180 linear feet of frontage on the sand. Surrounded by spacious terraces and mature gardens, this sublime Mediterranean
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) early 2020, 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 flexibility
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
Rarely do site and structure so perfectly align to evoke a lasting sense of wonder. Situated atop the bluff w/ private stairs to one of five natural salt-water pools built into the Laguna Beach coastline, 58 N La Senda presents a unique experience designed by Horst Architects and Chris Light. The 6,000 SF+ estate basks in the prestige of its creators, w/ features that include indoor-outdoor living, panoramic views, lap pool, detached gst studio,
Rarely do site and structure so perfectly align to evoke a lasting sense of wonder. Situated atop the bluff with private stairs to one of five natural salt-water pools built into the Laguna Beach coastline, 58 N La Senda presents a unique experience born from its premier location and an eight-year journey for architectural excellency. Designed by Horst Architects, Chris Light, and Aria Design, the approx. 6,100 SF estate basks in the prestige of
This extraordinary one-third acre waterfront parcel situated across the harbor, possess a sweeping city light view of Newport Coast. Nearly ten thousand square feet of refined living area are centered around a Mediterranean courtyard that is dressed with mature citrus, olive trees and rose gardens. The home features a grand gallery corridor leading past the dining room, library and private theatre into the kitchen and family room in view of the
***OVER $4 MILLION DOLLAR PRICE IMPROVEMENT***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
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 9,305 sf custom estate commands coveted front row views of the Pacific Ocean and the surrounding natural beauty. Master craftsmanship and the highest quality
WELCOME TO THE BALBOA HOUSE. This new construction masterpiece boasts 72’ of bay frontage, ideally positioned at the mouth of Newport Harbor, and designed with the upmost quality of craftsmanship and material. Modern Farmhouse in style with French limestone, iron windows and wood beamed ceilings, the property is fitted with custom finishes and cutting-edge technologies throughout – Lutron lighting with Savant Smart Home Automation, custom
Presenting a refined luxury living experience at 33 Strand Beach, an iconic property sited on the front row of the popular Strand at Headlands. Designed by the prolific firm CJ Light Associates, the property brilliantly blends the rich character of Balinese style with crisp contemporary representation. Entering through the serenity of the secure, front glass courtyard with soothing water features, you are led into a main level that immediately
Nestled into the Laguna coastline is a hidden grandeur unlike any other, spanning 120 feet of private ocean from estate. This magnificent historic seaside estate was built in 1918-1921 by internationally renowned, Frank A. Miller, developer of the Mission Inn in Riverside, California and a leading figure in promoting Mission and Mediterranean influenced architecture in Southern California. Miller brought the same architect, crews and artistic
Superlatives fall short of describing the exquisite contemporary design of this newer oceanfront residence. The home is light, open, and takes in the unsurpassed views of whitewater, the harbor entrance, Catalina Island, and sunsets. A seven-year project, it was executed with care and consideration and built with the quality, precision, and detail of a fine sailing yacht. The main level is oriented around a generously-scaled great room that
The stylish and contemporary design of this home epitomizes seaside living at its most sophisticated. Set on the sands of a stunning two-mile beach in the private, gated community of the The Strand, this personal resort affords every luxury for which one could wish. Renowned architect Ed Lorbach’s welcoming 7,852 square foot design exhibits his uncommon and deft restraint. Refreshingly unexpected, the architecture creates unique spaces that are
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
7000 Square foot front row home with spectacular ocean views from every room. Built to the highest standards by Pinnacle Custom homes. This Pristine property sits on almost a double lot at the best end of Ocean Blvd. 4 bed/ 5.5bath plus office, wine room and home theater. Luxury for the coveted few. Truly
A collaboration between some of the most respected names in coastal luxury home development, this meticulously planned bay estate will take waterfront luxury living to a new level. Situated on Bayside Drive’s last remaining bay front lot, the traditionally designed home offers a combined 10,900 sqft of elegant indoor & outdoor living across four levels, infinity pool & spa, rooftop deck, & shared ownership of the longest private
Arguably one of the most coveted properties within the quaint village setting of Newport Beach’s Peninsula Point this estate epitomizes Southern California Coastal living at its finest. Enter the private gated motor court with four car garage equipped with work shop, laundry, service bathroom and golf cart storage. Located directly above the garage find a fully detached apartment with living, full kitchen, bedroom, bathroom all surround by
Spanning 5 lots and over 3/4 of an acre of stunning South Laguna Beach oceanfront, this legacy estate is a once-in-a-lifetime property that cannot be duplicated. From its vantage point secluded behind stone walls, the breathtaking views stretch from Palos Verdes to Catalina and San Clemente Islands to West Street Beach and crashing waves. An exquisite 2-level main residence and guest house span approximately 4,350 square feet of French
One of the most heavenly and surreal oceanfront settings imaginable. Hovering above the wave break 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 aqua 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
Among the finest trophy estates to be publicly offered in Orange County, 10 Coral Ridge is championed behind the world renowned gates of the Crystal Cove Custom Home Sites. Ideally situated to optimize the unparalleled views of the Pacific Ocean’s sparkling waters, Catalina Island’s rolling cliff-sides, and the coastline’s glistening lights, nearly every room in the home enjoys this glorious scenery. A creative collaboration between the
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 renowned Ritz Carlton and beyond. Enjoy the fresh sea air and sounds of the waves crashing below. Nature at its best! If you are looking for a single-level home, this fits the bill. The main floor master, family room and kitchen are all on the same main level with stunning
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