Bay Island Newport Beach

We showcase all Bay Island Newport Beach homes for sale in Newport Beach, California.  Bay Island is among the most expensive communities in Newport Beach, California.

Found 17 blog entries about Bay Island Newport Beach.

Jan 17

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The beach town of Newport Beach in Orange County, California offers a multiple number of tiny houses for sale.  Dating back 100 years ago, Newport Beach was the perfect place to own a small vacation home for those who lived in the bigger cities like Los Angeles, Phoenix and San Francisco.  These vacation homes were simply built an often offer one to two bedrooms and less than one thousand square feet.  The highest concentration of these homes can be found in the Balboa Peninsula neighborhood where many of these historic homes still exist.  However, the trend is to buy these older homes, tear them down and then build a larger brand new construction home.  Real Estate prices in this area for a tiny house currently starts at just under $1 Million dollars.

Jan 1

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As we enter into the first day of 2015 it's important to look at the previous year sales.  In 2014, Newport Beach was home to some iconic home sales with 5 homes selling over the $10 million dollar price point and a total of 857 sales for the entire year.  One of the biggest sales was the legendary 12 Bay Island home located at the tip of Bay Island which sold for a record $17,225,000 on 11/26/2014.  The home had been on the market for over a year and was originally priced at $21,900,000.  For those who have been in the Newport Harbor this is the single most impressive property that occupies the entire tip of the island which is home to only 12 homes.  The estate featured five bedrooms, five baths with 5,415 square feet of living space according to the

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…
Mar 1

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Bay Island is one of the smallest islands in the Newport Harbor and home to 23 luxury bay front homes as pictured below.  Homes rarely come on the market in this community due to the low number of homes on the island.   Currently there are four homes up for sale with the highest listing at $21.9 Million dollars.  A new Bay Island home has come on the market this week with a price tag of $6,695,000.  The home was built in 1930 and has recently been restored and modernized in 2004 while still keeping the original charm and character of the home.

The home features beautiful hardwood flooring with white paneled walls with all the modern amenities you would expect for a luxury property in Newport Beach.  The home features four bedrooms, four and a half baths

Jan 31

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January has come to an end and the market has been very active in Newport Beach, California.  The majority of homes sales in Jan 2013 were between the $1,000,000 to $2,500,000 price point in Newport Beach.  The highest grossing sale was a four bedroom, 2,345 square foot ocean front home that sold for $3,350,000.  We have been reporting for some time now that some of the best oceanfront deals are to be found in Newport Beach as similar homes in neighboring towns like Laguna Beach and Dana Point have beachfront homes at much higher price points.  The lowest sale in Jan 2013 in Newport Beach was a probate sale in the Versailles condo building where a 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo sold for $275,000.  Versailles is a small complex where you can find condos under the

Jan 17

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The Newport Beach Real Estate market saw a number of record sales in 2012 with 10 banner sales over the $10 million dollar price point.  Newport Beach is widely known as the most expensive real estate market in the country and the luxury real estate market is very much alive and increasing.  The most expensive home sold was the luxury estate called "One Pelican Hill Road."  The home is located in the Pelican Hill area of Newport Beach and situated on one of the largest lots in the area.  The property was sold in it's current state where construction was in the final stages.  Upon completion of the home, the property would featured a 17 car garage, lush landscaping, multiple terraces, a private lake, tennis court, vineyards, wine cave, horse stable and

Dec 20

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The Newport Beach Boat Parade started last night and was a big success.  There were hundreds of boats in the Newport Harbor as the annual event started with colorful boats and fireworks.  Newport Beach is truly a nautical town with hundreds of waterfront homes with many small islands that have incredible water views. Here is a sample of some of the boats that were on tour last night. The videos were taken at the corner of Harbor Island and Beacon Bay which allowed views of boats going in both directions passing Collins Island and wrapping around the bay.

The first video was a colorful boat that featured dancing palm tree lights, surfboards and a Woody car to complete the ultimate beach theme. This was definitely one of the most colorful boats in the

Aug 30

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Newport Beach is home to many smaller islands where you will find a small number of ultra luxury homes located directly on the water front. These bay front properties are the most covenant homes to be found in Newport Beach. We are often asked which is more expensive, Harbor Island or Bay Island?  Over the years, Harbor Island has had record sales, with the top sale at $26 million dollars for a l andmark Georgian Colonial Harbor Island trophy estate, situated on a double lot .

Currently, Bay island sports one of the most expensive bay front homes on the market, currently priced at $21,900,000 with the highest report sale in our multiple listing service at $6,982,500.  Keep in mind that even those these island are located fairly close to each other when

Aug 1

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For those who love the outdoors and sailing their is no better place to live in Orange County than Newport Beach!  As one of the top sailing hot spots, Newport Beach has no shortage of water front properties.  In fact, you will find more water front communities in Newport Beach than any other beach town in Southern California.  Due to the high concentration of these bay front homes, home buyers are often seeking properties that have boat slips included with the sale.  Boat slips can vary in size depending on the size of the property and it's location. 

The very upper end of the marketplace will often have multiple boat slips included with the sale of the property.  Communities like Harbor Island, for example will have homes listed well above $10 million

Jun 27

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Newport Beach Landmark Estate Homes only come on the market from time to time as these prime properties are considered the most sought after homes in their respective communities.  Often times, landmark estate homes will have a rich history of when the home was built and often times are located on corner view lots.  One of the exciting landmark estate homes is offered for sale in the Linda Isle gated community.  The home is a true landmark bay front home with over 133 feet of bay frontage and is well known throughout the Newport Beach community and currently offered for sale for $24,500,000.  Another exciting landmark property has come on the market in the Newport Heights area that covers two contiguous lots and built in 2001 in the classic California