If you are new to Irvine Cove high-end residential market, or new to the Laguna Beach market altogether, here is some additional information that should prove useful. Irvine Cove is found south of Newport Coast and Newport Beach where you will find Balboa Island and Balboa Peninsula where the locals know the three-mile-long stretch with the harbor on one side and broad, sandy California beaches on the other as “the Peninsula.” The Irvine Cove properties are found close to the Resort at Pelican Hill where you will also find the Pelican Hill Golf Course, and there is also an excellent 18-hole course to the north found at the Newport Beach Country Club. The Crystal Cove State Beach (also found in Newport Coast) is where you will find offshore waters which are designated as an underwater park with excellent conditions for scuba and skin divers.
Irvine Cove real estate benefits from being in close to world-class shopping at nearby Fashion Island/Newport Coast, and the community is served by the Laguna Beach Unified School District. The Sawdust Art Festival and the Pageant draw tourist from around the world, and the Festival of the Arts is a fine art show that features original artwork by over 135 of Southern California's most accomplished artists. The Hortense Miller Gardens covers two and a half acres of the upper slopes of Boat Canyon, and Treasure Island Parke is located on the grounds of the five-star Montage Laguna Beach. The Irvine Cove homes for sale are close to the Laguna Beach tide pools where you can view amazing marine life hidden just below the waves as well as California’s oldest museum, the Laguna Art Museum.
The closest airport to the Irvine Cove properties is John Wayne International in Santa Ana, and the only way to get into the community is via PCH Highway-One. The Irvine Cove residential market is found in close proximity to the North Gallery Row which exhibits several fine and contemporary arts galleries, and at Main Beach in Laguna Village you will always find people playing volleyball and basketball on the beach. Seal Rock is located about 110 yards off the shore of Crescent Bay, and Diver’s Cove is a great spot for scuba diving and snorkeling. Irvine Cove real estate is not far from Barbara’s Lake which is located in the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, and all of the Irvine Cove homes for sale are close to Thousand Steps Beach which is located between 9th and 10th streets on South Coast Highway.