Laguna Beach Homes For Sale
Laguna Beach is a sophisticated and refined resort-style community found adjacent to the Pacific Ocean. Laguna Beach has never been shy about embracing the rare, original, liberal and one-of-a-kind. From the historical Beach Tower on Main Beach to the iconic art shops, the sublime Laguna Beach ocean view homes ascending up from Pacific Coast Highway were constructed with; Mediterranean, Spanish-style, Traditional, craftsman, beach cottage, neo-classical old world, french colonial, and Ultra-Modern architectural influences. World-famous for its eclectic arts and culture scene, 5-Star restaurants, boutique shopping, crashing waves, nightlife, and countless outdoor recreational attractions. The majestic Laguna Beach real estate is found nestled between the white-sandy beaches (which are bisected by PCH Highway-One) and among the picturesque canyons and rolling bluffs. The city promises a year-round suburban escape for beach goers, nature lovers, connoisseurs of music and art aficionados. With seven miles of clandestine beaches interspersed with a plethora of secluded coves, in this beachfront city you can discover all of the awe-inspiring majesty of the Coast Wilderness Park, or walk around the very popular (yet unspoiled) tide pools. The local residents enjoy this sleepy beach-side retreat and are always able to find time for; surfing, boogie-boarding, bicycling,skim boarding, body surfing, beach volleyball and basketball, kayaking, snorkeling and scuba diving, people watching and sail boating.
The emblematic city of Laguna Beach is home to the; Sawdust Festival, Pageant of the Masters and Festival of Arts which attracts tourists from around the world. The refreshing and captivating Laguna Beach residences are encircled by a dedicated greenbelt and coastline that is protected by the State Marine Reserve. In the waterfront community of Laguna Beach, in the majority of the homes, estates and condos you will experience a variety of diversified and and incredible vista of some preference including; Ocean-views, hills-views, whitewater-views and Catalina Island views spanning up the coastline to Rancho Palos Verdes. If you are seeking a nearly-perfect, Mediterranean, year-round climate, that is rarely inclement that facilitates a relaxed, carefree and laid-back environment to live in adjacent to the Ocean, then the upscale-contemporary Laguna Beach residential market may be the perfect area to find your next; single-family-residence, condo, townhouse, estate or mansion.
Since its incorporation in 1929, The city leaders of Laguna Beach’s have done an exemplary job in safeguarding the natural environs and the beauty of Mother Nature that merges seamlessly with the cultural aspects and artistic allure of this coastal living haven. You won’t find glitzy signs or unoccupied sidewalks (especially in the summer months) in Downtown Laguna Beach. Quite the contrary - instead you will find, serpentine streets - many with steep elevations - that link to PCH connecting you to the neighboring seaside cities to the North and South. Laguna Beach offers unforgettably gorgeous, carefully-crafted properties which were creatively designed and built by a “who’s who” of architectural legends. Most of the formal and refined Laguna Beach custom homes for sale have remarkable and unrivaled ocean and white water views and local Realtors say that these mesmerizing residences are considered to be some of the most symbolic, particular and eccentric in Southern California.
Tourism is the straw that stirs the drink for the local economy in Laguna Beach (two-million people visit the city each year), with people from around the world flocking to the Art Museum, Kelpfest, and the Bluewater Music Festival annually. Most of the residents are aware that the Arts Commission sponsors a Summer Concert in the Park series, and that the Chamber Music Society hosts the annual Chamber Music Festival. Encompassed by an overabundance of nature and parks, the locals enjoy horseback riding as well as the hiking trails at the Wood Canyons Regional Park which consists of over 3,500 acres of wildlife sanctuary. The graceful and stylish Laguna Beach neighborhoods are located adjacent to the State Marine Conservation Area, and the home owners in Laguna Beach relish their sequestration and privacy away from the anxiety of North Orange County.
The upgraded and recently renovated homes in Laguna Beach come with varying square footages and room counts. The city is likely not the primary choice for first-time buyers due to the ongoing escalation of home values in the community. The average condo starts out in the high $900,000's, and they have one-bedroom and one-bathroom with approximately 850 square feet of living space. The smaller, detached residences begin in the mid $1,500,000's and they usually possess two-bedrooms and one-bathroom, starting out with nearly 800 square feet of living area. If you are looking for an white-water, Ocean view property, you are looking at around a $2,000,000+ asking price, and the inspiring beachfront and waterfront properties in Laguna Beach have been listed with asking prices approaching or exceeding $40,000,000!! The major communities of the city include; Smithcliffs, Arch Beach Heights, Blue Lagoon, Emerald Bay, Irvine Cove, Laguna Canyon, Laguna Village, Montage, Three Arch Bay, Victoria Beach and Woods Cove. Regardless of whether you are searching for a exhilarating estate home, luxury villa, or a custom-coastal penthouse, Let BanCorp’s local Real Estate Agents assist you in uncovering all of the subtleties and nuances that makes the upper-class Laguna Beach local residential market such a dynamic, vital and influential (and sometimes confusing) one.
Why Laguna Beach Is Relevant:
Some of the more expensive properties in Laguna Beach have been purchased by artists and film-makers from Hollywood., celebrities, professionals athletes and affluent families, many of these people also invest in a second vacation home or an investment property to will be leased out, which only helps to escalate market values across the city. Laguna Beach is simply one of the most immaculate living destinations that you will find on the Western coastline. The open green areas found in the canyons and hills that separates Laguna Beach from the more urban areas of the regions are “permanently off-limits” for future expansion or development by new home builders and land developers. Informed buyers who are trying to get their heads around the ebb-and-flow of trends of this market, Have turned to our organization as their "go-to" Real Estate Professional of choice for over two-decades - regardless of whether the are purchasing or selling a home. We have intimate and detailed knowledge of the community, and are able to deliver a rare insiders-perspective into not only the local neighborhoods, sub-divisions, condo and townhouse complexes, including insight into specific properties, which you will find on our technologically-advanced, user-friendly website, which provides you with comprehensive and accurate information, which is extremely useful - saving you a ton of time driving around the city looking for open-houses and "for sale signs" which you would rule out at first-sight, not having any curb appeal.
Where Is The Fuss All About?
The nearest hospital is found in Laguna Hills (which is about 15 minutes up Laguna Canyon Road). Some of the finest Laguna Beach seaside homes are found around Crescent Point Park, Shaw’s Cove, Cameo Cove and Diver’s Cove. The nearest airport is John Wayne International (which is about 25-minutes away), and first-rate shopping abounds at nearby Fashion Island/Newport Center and the open-air Spectrum in Irvine. Laguna Beach is a socially and racially divergent city with a population of approximately 2,250 people per square mile, which makes it one the most densely populated cites in California. Law enforcement is provided by the Laguna Beach Police Department and fire protection is handled by the Laguna Beach Fire Department. During the Summer months, the main beaches are protected by and safeguarded by the City Lifeguards.
The Zip Codes for Laguna Beach are 92651 and 92652, and the Area Code is 949. The total land area for the city is nearly 10 square miles and the population is approximately 23,000. The Laguna Art Museum was created by the city's Art Association in 1918 and its focus is specifically on continuing the art movement in California. Founded in 1935, the Pageant of the Masters occurs in the Summer, offering a one-of-a-kind spin of famous artworks using real human beings as models to enhance the effects. The Festival of Arts initiated a large-scale renovation in 2017 (it opened its doors first in he early 1930’s). On the Main Stage, numerous daily music concerts are ongoing and showcases over 140 local artists. The Sawdust Art Festival was created as a counterculture alternative to the Festival of Arts. The Art-A-Fair began operations in 1966, and the subsequent exhibition site was formalized in 1977, with the works of over 125 artists from outside the breathtaking Laguna Beach community being revealed. The Laguna Playhouse presents skilled and coordinated stage productions in its 400+ capacity Moulton Theater. The Plein Air Painting Invitations is a week-long event that provides artist "meet and greets", and educational instruction. The Arts Commission helps in promoting the Summer Concert in the Park series, and the Chamber Music Society is responsible for this memorable musical festival. Kelpfest promotes bringing attention to the importance that kelp plays in the ocean habitat (you will find lots of Kelp on the beaches! ).
Laguna Beach has a rich surfing history, with the best waves found on over four-blocks of rocky reefs centered between St. Ann’s street and Brooks. Launched in 1955, the Brooks Street Surfing Classic has been designated as the world’s longest running competitive surf contest. It is held during the Summer to tale advantage of the heightened surf swell conditions which usually occur at this time. The contestants must be residents of Laguna Beach to participate in this deeply rooted surfing tournament with strong ties to the community. Laguna Beach sponsors the Vic skim-boarding World Championships, which is held at Aliso Beach on the southern edge of the city – is is the longest running contest on the Professional circuit. The city also hosts the U.S. Open for Lawn Bowling, which is held annually at Heisler Park.
The exhilarating Laguna Beach coastal real estate market has made a long-term commitment to the historic preservation and environmental stewardship of the city. Laguna Beach is protected by a blue belt seaward and a sprawling, dedicated greenbelt. Local conservationists created the Laguna Greenbelt and launched a initiative to conserve a horseshoe adjacent to the canyons and wildlife surrounding the city. There is currently more than 19,500 acres of contiguous wild lands surrounding the inspiring properties in Laguna Beach. The city accommodates the Jim Dilley Preserve, Aliso-Woods and Crystal Cove Parks, and the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park (which became a sheltered and safeguarded area when local politicians rallied to preserve the well-known and high-profile Laguna Canyon community). The State Marine Reserve, which stretches from Treasure Island Beach to Irvine Cove, was created to ensure the “no-take zone” off of the reefs and tide pools.
There are over 700 acclaimed and important Laguna Beach homes that have been designated as “historically significant” by the city's leaders. Laguna Beach became the first city in Orange County to formally request that the San Onofre Nuclear Reactor not be put back into commission. The city made it possible to improve water quality and remove polluted runoff, in a eco-friendly environment which creates local recycled water. The city has a no plastic bag ordinance in place as well as a no plastic bottle purchasing policy for the all of the Laguna Beach residents.
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