A radiant retreat that has inspired artists for more than a century, California’s Laguna Beach has blossomed into one of the most illustrious destinations in the U.S., boasting a real estate market that draws dozens of beauty and luxury-seeking homebuyers from the around the world. According to area realtors like Malakai Sparks, Laguna Beach homes are frequently sought-after for their charm and proximity to the vibrant downtown district and, of course, the beach, and the homes for sale in this community have become renowned for their breathtaking views of the dazzling Southern California coastline, showcasing everything from dramatic cliffs and rock formations to coves and secluded shores.
Amongst the best of Laguna Beach’s luxury real estate lies gated communities such as Emerald Bay, Irvine Cove, Smithcliffs, Three Arch Bay and Lagunita, plus recognized avenues such as Ocean Vista Drive; the following two Laguna Beach condos being offered by Malakai Sparks represent the epitome of the luxury realty scene here.
21651 Ocean Vista Drive, Unit 11
Taking the Concept of “Views” to a Whole New Level
If you’ve been scouring the Laguna Beach realty market for your new home and views is what you’re after, look no further than this gorgeous two-bedroom, two full/one half bath remodeled unit offering some 1,627 square-feet of luxury living space. A rare find in this coveted area at $1,449,888, the condo property at 21651 Ocean Vista Drive – like its street’s namesake suggests – is all about the absolutely jaw-dropping panoramic ocean, whitewater and Catalina Island views. Ideally located in the front row of the Aliso Laguna complex, this never-lived-in unit offers the perfect Laguna Beach lifestyle, complete with an open design that features a large living room with stone fireplace and custom mantel, large plank wood floors throughout, slider door leading to the front common area and custom wrought iron staircase.
The remodeled kitchen offers custom cabinets, quartz counters with marble backsplash, brand-new stainless appliances and a vent hood (all complete, of course, with abundant ocean views), while the master bedroom wows with cathedral ceilings, a private view deck, large walk-in mirrored closet and breathtaking views. The master bath boasts dual vanities with marble countertops, a glass shower and large soaking tub, all of which complement the secondary bedroom which features stunning ocean/whitewater views, cathedral ceilings and oversized closet. An upstairs laundry room completes the overtly charming effect.
Trash and water monthly service is included, as are new dual-pane vinyl windows/sliders, and subterranean parking with storage is available. Further, the condo is part of a gated community with no deferred maintenance issues and which recently enjoyed improvements to the common areas and rooftop pool, the latter of which boasts amazing views and up and down the coast. It’s just a short walk to the renowned Montage Resort and Spa, Ben Brown’s Golf Course and the gorgeous sands of the world-recognized beach.
21712 Wesley Drive, Unit 7
Relaxed Coastal California Living at its Best
The second unit we’ve decided to spotlight for our April “Hot Picks” roundup is this delightful charmer offering spectacular whitewater ocean views from a single-level, contemporary-style two-bedroom/two-bath corner placement. This beautiful home is situated in a small executive gated community in South Laguna near picturesque five-star Montage Resort and Aliso Beach, and invites you to sit and relax on your own oversized private deck with unobstructed whitewater and coastline vistas – but that’s only the beginning.
The kitchen is complete with stainless steel appliances, subzero refrigerator and custom cabinetry, while the cozy fireplace in the living room offers the perfect backdrop in which to unwind and gaze upon the sunset and ocean views. French doors off the master bedroom and living room, meanwhile, open to the spacious deck, with private underground parking for two vehicles and storage area completing the awe-inspiring seductiveness.
Finally, this must-see unit – listed at $1,149,000 with Malakai Sparks – boasts a private trail from the condo to Aliso Beach, golf at The Ranch, Montage Resort and nearby restaurants and shops. Indeed, this is one townhome that will not last on this market.
Parties interested in the unit at 21712 Wesley Drive are encouraged to contact Malakai Sparks at (714) 655-1627 or Malakai@TMSG.Me or visit this listing.