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Since its initial incorporation in 1929, Laguna Beach’s city leaders have safeguarded the beauty of Mother Nature and artistic allure of this coastal city. Residents and visitors alike won’t see glitzy signs or streets with orderly-lined sidewalks and homogeneous homes. Instead, winding, rolling streets link the enchanting Laguna Beach homes for sale including; rare beach cottages and custom-built homes. The numerous worldwide-inspired restaurants and boutique shopping inspire quiet, reticent purposeful walks through the city's downtown area. The Laguna Beach residential market offers unforgettably beautiful estates designed and constructed by a “who’s who” of architectural legends. Bisected by PCH Highway 1, most of the distinguished properties in Laguna Beach have unparalleled ocean views and are considered to be some of the most luxuriant - and in demand homes available in the region.
The eclectic and iconic Laguna Beach community is home to the; Sawdust Festival, Pageant of the Masters and Festival of Arts which attracts tourists from around the world. The exclusive Laguna Beach luxury homes for sale are encircled by a dedicated greenbelt and a coastline that is protected by the State Marine Reserve. In the Oceanside city of Laguna Beach in Orange County, in the majority of the houses and condos you can expect an amazing vista of some type; Ocean, hills, city-lights or whitewater view. If you are seeking a nearly-perfect year-round climate combined with a laid-back lifestyle adjacent to the azure Pacific, the upscale-contemporary Laguna Beach high-end real estate market may be the perfect place to search for your dream home.
Home to arts and culture, 5-Star restaurants, world-class boutique shopping, immaculate beaches, nightlife and everything-under-the-sun outdoor activities, the highly-desirable Laguna Beach, California homes for sale are nestled between the pristine Pacific Ocean and the picturesque canyons and hills. All of the properties offer a year-round escape for beach goers, nature enthusiast and art aficionados. With seven miles of clandestine beaches interspersed with a plethora of secluded coves and tide pools, in this beachfront city you can uncover all of the majesty of the Coast Wilderness Park or visit the very popular (yet unspoiled) tide pools. Local Laguna Beach Real Estate Agents say that the residents enjoy living outdoors and enjoy activities such as; kayak tours, golfing, surfing, boogie-boarding, bicycling, beach volleyball and sailing.
Recognized as a sophisticated and refined resort-community, Laguna Beach has always had the motivation for diving into the rare, original, one-of-a-kind, and unique. From the historical Beach Tower on Main Beach to the famous art shops, the meticulously-maintained Laguna Beach ocean view homes ascending up from Pacific Coast Highway combine; Mediterranean, Spanish-style, Traditional and Ultra-Modern architectural construction styles and influences. The builders of these remarkable estates have done a commendable job in in balancing usability, functionality and practicality into the floor-plans of the seaside homes in the city – with all the prominent mansions being custom-built precision works of craftsmanship.
Why People Love Laguna Beach
Many of the buyers of the breathtaking Laguna Beach custom homes for sale include artist and film-makers from Hollywood and L.A., celebrities, professionals athletes and affluent families who have the ability to afford a second home or investment property in the community, which only helps to inflated the market values of the properties. Laguna Beach is simply one of the finest living destinations that you will find on the west coast. The open green areas, beach and tide pools and canyons are “off-limits” for future expansion and building by land developers. Informed buyers have trusted BanCorp Realty as their “Real Estate Professional of Choice” since 1995 with our local Buyers Agents having intimate knowledge of not only the local neighborhoods and sub-divisions, but individual housing tracts and specific properties.
Tourism is the main economy in Laguna Beach (2mm people visit the city each year), with people flocking to the Art Museum, Kelpfest, and the Bluewater Music Festival annually. Potential home owners would be interested in learning that the Arts Commission sponsors a Summer Concert in the Park series, and the Chamber Music Society hosts the annual Chamber Music Festival. Surrounded by a plethora of nature and parks, the Laguna Beach homeowners are able to enjoy horseback riding, biking and hiking at the Wood Canyons Regional Park which includes over 3,500 acres of wildlife sanctuary. Adjacent to the State Marine Conservation Area, Laguna Beach has long been defined by is sequestration away from the inland cities of Orange County.
The upgraded and recently renovated homes in Laguna Beach come with varying square footages and room counts. Home to trendy nightclubs and bars, as a new resident of the city you certainly won’t want to stay at home all the time. Let BanCorp’s local Realtors assist you in uncovering all that the city has to offer; regardless of whether you are searching for detached home, or luxury villa/penthouse. 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.
Where Is Laguna Beach Located?
The nearest hospital is found in Laguna Hills (which is about 15 minutes up Laguna Canyon Road). Some of the best Laguna Beach beachfront homes are found around Crescent Point Park, Shaw’s Cove, Cameo Cove and Diver’s Cove. The closest airport is found at John Wayne International, and first-rate shopping abounds at nearby Fashion Island/Newport Center and the Spectrum. Laguna Beach is a socially and racially divergent city with a population of approximately 2,250 per square mile. Law enforcement is provided by the L.B.P.D., fire protection by the L.B.F.D., and the city’s beaches are staffed with L.B. City Lifeguards.
The Zip Codes for Laguna Beach are 92651 and 92652, the Area Code is 949. The total land area for the city is nearly 10 square miles and the population is approximately 23,000. Arts, music and culture in the city: The Laguna Art Museum was created by the Laguna Beach Art Association in 1918 and its focal point is the art of California. Founded in 1935, the Pageant of the Masters occurs during the Summer months and offers a unique spin of famous artworks use real human beings as models. Beginning in 2017 the Festival of Arts undertook a major renovation in 2017 (it originated in the early 1930’s. It is open during July and August and the stage presents a venue of daily music concerts and showcases over 140 local artists. The Sawdust Art Festival (opened for business in 1965), with the purpose of creating a counterculture alternative to the Festival of Arts. The Art-A-Fair was initialized 1966, and a subsequent exhibition site was formalized in 1977, with the works of over 125 artists for outside the Laguna Beach community. The longest running theater is called The Laguna Playhouse and presents professionals stage productions its 400+ capacity Moulton Theater. The Plein Air Painting Invitations takes place each October, and the week-long events incorporating artist meet and greets, public pain outs and educational instruction. The Laguna Beach Arts Commission holds the Summer Concert in the Park series and the Laguna Beach Chamber Music Society holds it major chamber musical festival in the winter. Kelpfest is used to heighten attention to the importance that kelp plays in ongoing ocean habitat.
Surf, Culture and Sports: The Laguna Beach beachside real estate market has a diversified, unique and rare surfing history located on over four-blocks or rocky reefs centered between St. Ann’s street and Brooks. Launched in 1955, the Brooks Street Surfing Classic is in the running for the distinguished world’s longest running competitive surf competition. It is held during the summer months to coincide with heightened surf swell conditions. It is important to note that the contestants must be residents of the city of Laguna Beach. The community is also home to the Vic skim-boarding World Championships held at Aliso Beach on the southern edge of the city – is has the deepest history and is the longest running contest on the Professional circuit. Laguna Beach is also host o the U.S. Open for Lawn Bowling, which is held annually at Heisler Park. The Laguna Open Volleyball Tournament started in 1995, and it is the second oldest volleyball tournament in America.
Conservation and Environment: Laguna Beach has deep roots and a long history of historic preservation and environmental stewardship. The Laguna Beach real estate market is protected by a blue belt seaward and a 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. The is currently more than 19,500 acres of contiguous wildlands encompassing the Laguna Beach community made of up the Jim Dilley Preserve, Aliso-Woods and Crystal Cove Parks, and the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park (which is a protected region when local politicians rallied to preserve historic Laguna Canyon. The Laguna Beach State Marine Reserve aka LBSMR), which is lengthened from Treasure Island Beach to Irvine Cove, to ensure that regions “no-take zone”. The Laguna Ocean Foundation offers monitoring and education of the tidepools within the city’s boarders.
Architecture and Construction influences: You will locate American Craftsman-style Bungalow homes in the Southern Region of Laguna Beach. There are over 700 Laguna Beach homes that have been identified as “historically significant”. Laguna Beach become the first city in Orange County to formally request that the San Onofre Nuclear Reactor not be put back into commission. The ACWRF has made it possible to improving water quality and removing polluted runoff, and 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 Laguna Beach residents.
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