Newport Beach, CA Homes For Sale
The distinguished Newport Beach community beckons you to live in a custom-coastal, Oceanfront environment. The city caters to; local, national and international buyers, with its promise of a progressive life, endless sunshine, gorgeous skies, and captivating white sandy beaches. The city of Newport Beach delivers a quality of life that ranks among the highest in the nation. There are 49 distinctive Newport Beach neighborhoods to select from. The residents savor the natural grandeur, small-town feels, and history of this resort-style seaside living oasis of Orange County where recreational and cultural activities abound for people across all age groups. Explore and uncover the nine-miles of contiguous beaches, the world-famous "Wedge", art galleries, sailing, deep-sea fishing, watch the Newport Beach surfers, body-surfers, skim-boarders, kayaks, and paddle-boarding along the breaking waves on the unsullied shoreline of the picturesque Newport Beach real estate market, where whale watching, hiking, golfing, and mountain biking are favorite pastimes with the locals. The ocean view homes in Newport Beach are surrounded by an upper-class and lively social scene found around the Balboa Peninsula, where you will find; nightlife, trendy bars and pubs, along with excellent culinary choices adjacent to the Newport Bay. Newport Beach was recently ranked in the top-ten, highest priced communities to live in the entire U.S.
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The breathtaking Newport Beach residences are found in what is unquestionably the "Jewel of Orange County", where you will find a plethora of exclusive, 24/7 guard-gated neighborhoods that are ritzy, swank and luxurious - many of which are positioned either in close-proximity or adjacent to the Newport Beach Harbor and the Pacific Ocean. From intimate and elegant Newport Beach condos and townhouses, to masterfully-designed single-family-residences to idyllic estates with white-and ocean views, BanCorp Realty will help you in finding your dream home that meets all of your needs; financially, aesthetically, emotionally and financially. Over 85,000 people are proud to call Newport Beach their own personal living haven. The enchanting Newport Beach upscale properties are located in what is considered a year-round, Mediterranean climate (that is rarely inclement), where affluent; families, celebrities, captains of industry, and professional athletes have come to realize that the captivating Newport Beach residential markets is one of the most desirable places to reside on the entire west coast. There are very few communities/properties that have Mello-Roos tax associated with them - most of the neighborhoods fall under the jurisdiction of an H.O.A.
The city of Newport Beach first incorporated in 1906 and then, after World War II, the city experienced unprecedented growth, with Newport Harbor becoming the largest recreational harbor in California with over 6,000 yachts and sail boats (many of which are available for charter or cruise). The Harbor of Newport Beach is a semi-artificial one created by the dredging the local estuary, and numerous artificial islands came to fruition, which currently possess both Mansions and custom-built estate homes. The housing market had a difficult time keeping up with the demand for the newly-built Newport Beach coastal homes for sale, with builders, contractors and architects scrambling to develop this upper-class land into harbor-front homes that were inspired by Contemporary, Cape-Cod, Mediterranean, Craftsman, French-colonial, old-world European, and Spanish-style influences.
The ZIP codes for the city of Newport Beach are; 92657. 92658, 92659, 92660, 92661, 92662 and 92663. The area code for the city is 949, and the population is approximately 85,000. The majestic Newport Beach luxury real estate market is an expansive one, covering nearly 53 square miles (24 of the miles are land, and 29 of the miles is water). The symbols for the city include a flower (Bougainvillea) and a tree (coral tree). The official website for the city is www.newportbeachca.gov. The biggest employers of Newport Beach include; Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, and the N.M.U.S.D. Some major points of Interest include: Newport Nautical Museum, Aquatic Center, Lovell Beach House, Wooden Boat Festival, Newport Sports Museum, St.John Vianney Chapel, Newport Beach California Temple, Pacific View Memorial Park, The Ben Carlson Memorial Statue, Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center. Lovell Beach House, Aloha Ranch, and the Pavilion and Fun Zone. Law enforcement is provided by the Newport Beach Police Department. The Newport Beach Fire Department is the agency that provides fire protection, lifeguard coverage, and emergency medical services for Newport Beach - there are ten fire stations scattered across the city.
The exclusive homes in Newport Beach would have no problem of garnering praise of every single page of a current Architectural Digest magazine. Gently-swaying palm trees, and reticent streets which provides that home owners with the ultimate in privacy and sequestration, are just of few of things that our local Realtors consider as their favorite nuances that adorn the inspiring real estate in Newport Beach. Discover the individuality and uniqueness of the memorable waterfront properties in Newport Beach, where beyond the the incredible sunsets, breaking surf and unblemished beaches, a lavish way of life makes the purchase of any of the illustrious beachfront and harbor-view homes a simple and easy one. Situated firmly within the grasp of Mother Nature, in the luminous ambiance of preserved beaches, tide pools, blue waters, and vistas spanning from Catalina Island up to Palos Verdes, the radiant Newport Beach view properties offer a surfeit of creature comforts and affluent amenities that perfectly merges; style, function and unmatched elegance.
Already determined to be one of the most costly and valuable cities in the country, many people are unaware that you will find entry-level homes that provide a perfect opportunity for first-time buyers to own a home here. There many the prices for the inland-area properties in Newport Beach truly run the spectrum. The price points for an entry-level property begins in the mid $500,000’s for a two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo with approximately 1,000 square feet. The entry point for a detached, tract-home style residence begins in the mid $1,500,000’s, where you would expect to find three-bedrooms and two-bathrooms with around 2,000 square feet of living area. An entry-level ocean-view property (probably a “peek-a-boo” vista) will begin in the mid-low $2,000,000’s. If you are interested in an estate home on the waterfront or around the bay of Newport Beach, the prices can exceed $40,000,000! BanCorp Realty says that its favorite communities in the city include; Balboa Peninsula (and island), Corona Del Mar, Big Canyon, Lido Isle, Cameo Shores, Irvine Terrace, Newport Heights, One Ford Road, Spyglass Hill.
With parties, a pristine coastline, world-class shopping (found at nearby Fashion Island/Newport Center), exotic cars, sunset dinner cruises and arts and culture, the immaculate residences in Newport Beach, California are always close to the center of the action. Newport Beach begs your family to unwind, relax and savor the beach-side atmosphere away from the anxiety and "bump and grind" of other parts of Orange County. The legendary Newport Beach boardwalk is normally packed with bicyclist, skate-boarders, outdoor enthusiasts, and joggers. The Balboa Pier and the Newport Pier are an ideal location for walking on while watching the fisherman attempting to advance their relentless pursuit of their vocation. The RVCA and City of Newport Beach Amateurs Surf Championships take place one-time per year, and the event places the surfer's into their own age groups; from 11-years and younger up to "The Hall of Fame), which is for surfers over the age of 50.
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The community also contains the ultra-exclusive, upscale-contemporary high-end market of Newport Coast. From wine-tasting to whale-watching some of the most favorite adventures are found in the water; Newport Beach is highlighted by the authenticity of of its past days where both residents and tourists can learn much about the area at the O.C. Museum of Arts, the Historical Society, and the City Arts Commission. The tantalizing Newport Beach waterfront homes are surrounded by an overabundance of community parks with many having play equipment for the kids, sand volleyball courts, baseball/softball diamonds, BBQ and picnic areas, basketball courts, lawn-bowling, and tennis courts. Over a dozen of the white-sandy beaches in Newport Beach have secured a 5-star rating by the Natural Resources Defense Council. Wildlife aficionados will find the Back Bay Loop and the Back Bay Science Center an interesting and informative place to visit. Widely considered as one of the surfing capitals of the world, some of the residents purposely avoid the Ocean and enjoy golfing at the Back Bay Golf Course, Pelican Hill Golf Club, or the Newport Beach Golf Club.
With hill-top observation points and discreet coves, the magnificent Newport Beach luxury homes for sale are in close proximity to the Balboa Bay area of the city. If you prefer camping and RV parking, the over 100-acres Newport Dunes and Marina is graced by over one-mile of prime, bay side real estate, which includes 380 over-sized RV sites and two-dozen beach-style cottages. Campers are able to pitch their tents and gaze at the starlit night sky-away from the lights of Downtown Newport Beach. If you want to get to the ultra-plus cultured Newport Beach neighborhoods there are a few ways to get there, you can drive your car up or down PCH Highway 1, you can navigate your yacht or sailboat into the Harbor or you can commute in on Highway 55 -which ends on the eastern-edge of the city. Among the top places to catch a scenic vista is at Lookout Point Park and Inspiration Point. At the Hyatt Regency Summer Concert Series you can meet and greet your favorite musicians at the Back Bay Amphitheater. The annual Film Festival and Christmas Boat Parade are well-known events that both residents and tourists find inspiring.
A brief history of Newport Beach: The Upper Bay of Newport is a canyon carved out by a stream and the Lower Bay of Newport was formed later on by ocean currents which brought in a tremendous amount of sand, which is now considered the Balboa Peninsula of Newport Beach. What is now recognized as the Newport Beach community, was originally inhabited by Indians and their relics are still visible. Believe it or not? the State of California originally sold acres of land for only $1. After hearing this incredible news, buyers from the Bay Area founded the San Joaquin Ranch (which is in close proximity to current day UCI), which helped facilitate this remarkable investment opportunity - the Pacific Electric Railway created a terminal in the city, which connected the community with Downtown L.A.
At one point in time the Newport Harbor in Newport Beach focused on maritime industries such as; commercial fishing, shipbuilding and boat building – present day it is now primarily used for recreational purposes. The northern-end of Newport Beach caters to many small business centers, and the Lido Marina Village now offers a port for “Party Boats”. In the late 1920’s a home was constructed at the entrance of the harbor which is now called "The China House of China Cove" (constructed by an influential Chinese architecture). It was a landmark of the city until it was torn-down in the 1980’s. Today the Newport Bay estuary has been reduced to minimal water stream originating from San Diego Creek .
Newport Beach is a beautiful place to enjoy cycling and hiking for both recreation and sport. Ocean views, challenging hills, and scenic vistas are plentiful throughout the City, and welcome cyclists of all abilities. Some of the most notable trails include; Pier to Pier (1.74 miles), Balboa Island Loop (1.7 miles), Castaways Trail (1.02 miles), Back Bay (2.89 miles) and Upper Bay (2.34 miles) Trails, Bonita Creek Trail (.91 miles), Arroyo Trail (.61 miles), and the Buck Gully Trail (3.41 miles). The Marina Park Community and Sailing Center is located at 1600 W. Balboa Boulevard on the Balboa Peninsula. Marina Park is a fun and engaging, cutting-edge community and sailing center. From its sleek architecture and ample play space to its broad recreational and facility offerings on both land and sea, the park is an extraordinary center for users of all ages.
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