Monarch Bay, CA Homes For Sale
The exclusive 24/7 guard gated, oceanfront Monarch Bay community of Monarch Beach in Dana Point offers an affluent and privileged collection of just under 215 multi-million dollar estates – where many of these refreshing and captivating properties being constructed from the ground up in the early 1960’s - and there is still activity occurring in this market - with numerous newly-constructed, custom-built homes popping up within the community on a regular basis. Monarch Bay real estate is ideally positioned adjacent to the Monarch Beach Resort (where the members can enjoy a private and secluded beach along with upper-class beach amenities such as beach chairs, umbrellas, towels and full food service dining and banquet facilities. The enchanting Monarch Bay neighborhoods are close to; the Montage Resort, the St. Regis Hotel, The Ritz Carlton, Salt Creek Beach, and the Monarch Beach Golf Links.
The Monarch Bay Club Beach and Dining Club is found on one of the most awe-inspiring crescents and semicircular's along the Pacific Ocean coastline, where the members are able to participate in a multitude of outdoor recreation (both on and off the water). The Monarch Bay residents can participate in surfing lessons, go snorkeling or scuba diving, or they can relax on a kayak tour or paddle boarding excursion. There is a dedicated, exclusive clientele’ beach coordinator on site to assist the members with most anything they need (drinks, food, sun tan lotion, fresh towels etc.) You will find impeccable golf-course view homes around the Monarch Beach Golf Course which is just north of the community and it was developed as a facsimile of a traditional, Scottish, links-style course which was designed renowned golf course designer Robert Trent Jones Jr., and this formidable 6,400+ plus tract features undulating greens, tiny fairways, with many of the holes being played next to the waterfront. The Club 19 restaurant offers diverse culinary choices, along with a fully-stocked bar and first-class, concierge-style waiters.
The architectural styles that are found in the classy Monarch Bay coastal homes emulate; Cape-Cod, Mediterranean, Mid-Century Modern, Traditional/Contemporary and Craftsman exterior construction design features that are found in both the (hard to find) single-story and corresponding two-story homes. All of the exquisite Monarch Bay, California homes for sale are custom-built, which means that the floor plans, room and bedroom counts, square footages and lot sizes vary dramatically from home to home. In general, all of the breathtaking Monarch Bay ocean view homes possess (at a minimum) quarter+ acre lots, and the interior living areas fluctuate substantially – ranging from approximately 2,645 square feet to over 4,800 square feet, and as usually the case, the lot premium placed on the residences with white water views next to the Ocean tend to be the most expensive.
The mesmerizing Monarch Bay residential market is rare and unique. For many years, the community has fallen under a land lease agreement that is controlled by the Moulton Family, and will be in effect until the year 2020 – this is one of the reasons for the increase in listing inventory that is occurring at the present time. In 1988, the family agreed that for the next thirty-two years – when the leases expire, the Monarch Bay home owners will be presented with an opportunity to purchase their lots/land at 65% of the fair market value of the 2019 appraised land value – there is no consideration or price increases to the actual home and other structures (such as casitas) that occupies the land. Currently, 48 Monarch Bay property owners have already purchased the land and now own both the home and the lot it sits on.
Where is Monarch Bay located? As the name implies, the elite Monarch Bay neighborhood is strategically positioned within the larger Monarch Beach area - where you will find glorious Monarch Bay estates - each different from the next, all firmly within the grasp of Mother Nature and the blue Pacific Ocean. A few of the dining establishments that are within walking distance of the community, that is found at the entrance to all of streets include; Raya, Pain Du Monde Café, and Salt Creek on the Beach Burger. The intimate and elegant Monarch Bay Villas are located on the eastern-side of Pacific Coast Highway. Monarch Bay luxury real estate is found in a suburban setting, with no commerce (except for small, work-from-home "mom and pop" business'). The seafront properties in Monarch Bay are next to both the Strand at Headlands and the Strands Revetment Trail which runs parallel to the Pacific Ocean. A few of the community parks close to upper-class Monarch Bay high-end residential market includes; Strand Vista and Sea Terrace community Parks along with Salt Creek Beach Park. The Embarcadero Marina is located within The Harbor, where you will also find the 85-year old Schooner Curlew which is recognized by the city as a historic vessel. The closest airport to the community is found at John Wayne International in Santa Ana, and LAX International is approximately one and a half hours north up Interstate 405-freeway. The Embarcadero Marina is located within The Harbor, where you will also find the 85-year old Schooner Curlew which is recognized by the city as a historic vessel.
The esteemed home builders combined their original and imaginative skills when designing their ingenious blueprints, which were manifested in architectural masterpieces that merged uber, interior creature-comforts together with diversified elevations - where these stunning homes gave way to Art-Deco-style interiors with cosmopolitan accoutrements and only the most affluent amenities. The local neighborhoods are symbolized by their amazing designs of the properties, finely-manicured front yards with professional front and rear yard hardscaping - where the Monarch Bay home owners paid attention to the finest details and left no expense unaccounted for. Monarch Bay | Monarch Beach consists of an inventory of both vintage and newly-constructed homes - possessing expansive views of the coastline, city-lights, harbor and Ocean, in a community that is safe and secure - where you can hear a "pin drop" on the low traffic streets both night and day. You will uncover some condos and townhouses perched on secluded lots along the bluffs - such as those found in the handsome Monarch Bay Terrace homes. Veteran Monarch Bay Realtors say that the majestic residences and estates were created to mirror Orange County’s climate, best suited for for the indoor/outdoor lifestyle. It is not uncommon to find waterfront properties with covered loggia, adjacent to infinity-edge pools with cabanas and outdoor fireplaces.
How much should I expect to spend on one of the enticing homes in Monarch Bay?The time-honored cliché of location, location, location is ever-present within the local neighborhoods of Monarch Bay - where the unprecedented elegance and appeal for buyers considering any of the magnetic Monarch Bay coastal residences lies in their distinctiveness, character and quality of alternatives. The entry level prices begin in the high $1,000,000's and go up from there to the high $7,000,000's - and the floor plan vary from three-six bedrooms. One of the singular, most important elements that contributes to the properties value in Monarch Bay is its proximity to the Ocean, and the vistas that the property possesses. Other considerations are; square feet of the home, amount of amenities, upgrades and affluent renovations. Just of few of the modern luxuries that you should expect in these homes include: large floor-to-ceilings glass walls that maximize Ocean views, indoor/outdoor living spaces that are ideal for al fresco dining and parties, "best-in-everything" kitchens, media rooms, wine cellars, the finest quality flooring, counter tops and back splashes, butler's pantries (and this goes on and on!)
The lovely Monarch Bay town homes, villas and condos are just north of the Dana Point Harbor where the Monarch Bay residents can join thousands of other sailing enthusiasts who want to navigate the coastline - they also savor the enjoyment of kayaking, jet skiing, outrigger canoes, and Paddle boarding. The custom-coastal real estate in Monarch Bay is positioned north of Doheny State Beach. The Monarch Bay community of Dana Point is an idyllic beach side community, in close proximity to two dozen parks and miles of beach-side trails which leads to one of the most famous and distinguished personal living haven/destinations in Orange County. To learn more about the homes for sale and lease in Monarch Beach, please view our property listings at the top of this page, and for assistance with any questions - please contact a local BanCorp Real Estate Professional at 949-632-7006
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