September 2014

Found 3 blog entries for September 2014.

Sep 18

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The Big Canyon area is filled with many residential neighborhoods for both single family homes and condos.  Some of the more expensive homes in Big Canyon sit directly on the golf course and offer luxury golf course view living in the heart of the city.  The Big Canyon golf course is located in the middle of the city near the Fashion Island shopping center.   This is a guard gated community that has very large homes located on huge over-size lots.  The majority of the homes are built in the Traditional and French architectural styles and have a very European flare to them. 

Real Estate prices for homes located directly on the golf course start at just over $3 million dollars and go as high as $6.5 million dollars.  Quarterly association dues run

Sep 11

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Newport Beach is one of the most desirable places to live in Orange County and savvy real estate investors and home buyers who enjoy remolding a home are always on the lookout for a quality fixer upper home.  Fixer upper homes come in various degrees from an easy cosmetic change to the more challenging remodels.  Currently, there are 9 properties in the Newport Beach area that are considered fixer-upper homes and range in price from $459,900 to $3,449,500.  For the most part, many of these homes do not have any kind of a view of the ocean. One of the most expensive homes on this list does have ocean views and located in the Harbor Ridge gated community.

The fixer-upper home is listed for $3,449,500 and features four bedrooms, six baths and a total of

Sep 4

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Collins Island is a very small island in the Newport Harbor consisting of only 8 residential homes that all have water front view.  Situated at the very tip of Balboa Island sits a small remote island that is separated by a small bridge as pictured below. This is a gated community with a small manual gate that only allows cars that are authorized to come into the community even though it is accessible to those via foot.  The views from these homes is truly spectacular with views of Harbor Island to the north, Bay Island to the west and Beacon Bay to the east.

Collins Island Community in Newport Beach, California

This is considered on the best locations off the Balboa Island with all homes offering boat docks for various size yachts.  Currently, 5 Collins is currently for sale for $7,850,000 and offers…