Where Time Stands Still: The Hidden History of Catalina Island

Where Time Stands Still: The Hidden History of Catalina Island (pictures below) Unbeknownst to most save for perhaps the most knowledgeable of long-time California natives, the little sliver of land known today as Catalina Island is actually Santa Catalina Island, or sometimes just Catalina – but irrespective of its nomenclature, this rocky island off the…

Hauntings, Height of Luxury and History: The Legacy of Long Beach’s Queen Mary

Hauntings, Height of Luxury and History: The Legacy of Long Beach’s Queen Mary (pictures below) Ask anyone who doesn’t fall into the “millennial” generation age group about some of the most famous haunted places in America, and you’re likely to get a few common responses: the infamous Amityville Horror House in New York, the would-be “found…

Channeling the Islands: The History of Charming Huntington Harbour

Comfortably nestled – as we like to say in the realty industry – on the northwest corner of Huntington Beach and bordering Seal and Sunset Beaches, Huntington Harbour embodies five man-made islands bounded by a network of navigable channels, and the land surrounding them. From waterways dotted with jaw-dropping multi-million-dollar homes, private docks and yachts…

The Water Tower – What’s Its Story???

From Icon to Private Residence:  The Fascinating Story Behind the Famous PCH Water Tower House (pictures below) Though two Orange County, California locales tend to argue over which lays claim to its residency – that is, Seal Beach and Sunset Beach (a little city outside Huntington Beach)– the formidably iconic PCH Water Tower House stands…

Portofino Cove Community of Huntington Beach

Portofino Cove is a gated community in northwest Huntington Beach in the Huntington Harbour district, consisting of 60 condos as well as 17 single-family residences, the condos ranging from a one-bedroom/one-bath variant with around 900 square-feet of living space to a two-bedroom/two-bath unit with approximately 1,177 square-feet of space. These condos have become renowned for…

Experience Huntington Beach Before You Buy A Home Here

In response to an ever-growing interest in premium properties within the Huntington Beach area, The Malakai Sparks Group recently launched our Huntington Beach Real Estate Buying Experience service, encompassing a variety of ways in which prospective buyers can “get a taste” for what life’s like in this sun-kissed chunk of California…before making a purchase. It…