If you are a potential home buyer and are looking into the Newport Beach residential market for the first time, or perhaps you are new to the South Orange County community altogether, here is some additional information on the Newport Beach real estate market and the surrounding areas that should prove useful. To the north of the Newport Beach properties you will find the Huntington Beach State Park which is known for its surfing and the 120+ acre park has athletic courts and offers swimming and fishing. To the south of the Newport Beach real estate market you will find the Robert E. Badham ASBS State Water Quality Protection Area and the Crystal Cove State Marine Conservation Area. To the east of the Newport Beach homes for sale you will find the Newport Bay Naturalistic and Friends and the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve. To the north of the Newport Beach community of South Orange County you will find Fairview Park which has a spacious green area for walking, biking, flying model planes and horseback riding.
If you take the 55-freeway east away from the Newport Beach properties this will take you out towards the inland empire counties of Riverside and San Bernardino, where you will find everything-under-the-sun outdoor activities including motorcycle riding and snow-skiing, this is also the route that the Newport Beach residents take for the weekend escapes to Palm Springs and Las Vegas. If you take the 73 toll-road away from the Newport Beach real estate market, this will connect with the 5-freeway which will take you through South Orange County as you pass through Oceanside on your way through San Diego, eventually taking you all the way down to the Mexican Border. If you take the 73 north away from the Newport Beach homes for sale, this will connect with the 405-freeway which will take you up through Long Beach, taking you up into West Los Angeles and the areas of Westwood and Beverly Hills.
The Newport Beach real estate market benefits from being located in close proximity to the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park which is a 7,000 acre park with many trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding, as well as a nature center; it is also close to Bommer Canyon, and this large natural area features many paths for hiking and biking, plus a historic former cattle camp. The Newport Beach properties are found adjacent to the Orange County Fair and Event Center which is a 150-acre event venue in Costa Mesa and the site hosts over 150 events attracting 4.3 million visitors annually, and is home to the Orange County Fair, Centennial. Many of the Newport Beach residents attend events at the Donald Bren Events Center which is a 6,000-seat indoor arena on the campus of the University of California at Irvine. The Newport Beach homes for sale, that are currently listed in the Newport Beach real estate market are just a short commute away from the Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge which is home to the NWF Wildlife Federation where you will find over 150 new nature-inspired items that help support wildlife. Start (and end) your search for Newport Beach real estate at Southern California’s favorite place to search for Newport Beach properties – BanCorpRealty.com. We make the search for Newport Beach homes for sale easier and faster™ (and smarter) than ever before