Newport Beach Bayfront Homes

We showcase all Newport Beach Bayfront Homes For Sale on our Newport Beach Real Estate website.  You will find bayfront homes in the Lower Newport Bay & Balboa Peninsuala area.

Found 65 blog entries about Newport Beach Bayfront Homes.

Oct 10

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Beacon Bay is one of the premier bay front communities in Newport Beach with many homes located near a sandy beach that's located in this upscale neighborhood.  One thing that many don't realize is that homes in this community are under lease land.  Beacon Bay is an area that is included in the city of Newport Beach Tidelands which requires the new owner of the property to sign a 50 year lease of the land with the city. The annual lease price is based off the final sales price of the home and calculated at 2.5% of the purchase price.  This is paid on a monthly basis with annual CPI adjustments as well.  One of the stipulations is that you cannot purchase the land under which the property sits on.  We have copies of this lease agreement which is currently

Jan 8

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One of the best kept secrets in Newport Beach is the bay front and ocean view community of Newport Shores.  The neighborhood is located at the base of the Santa Ana River that forms a small bay front area that is located adjacent to the Newport Shores community.  Located between the bay and the Pacific Ocean is a natural preserve wetlands area that allows for unobstructed views from select homes in this tract.  Homes that are located facing the canal rarely come on the market for sale and are typically priced close to the $2 million dollar range.

Real Estate prices currently start at $1,499,998 for a four bedroom, three bath home with 1,951 square feet of living space.  There is one lower price home that is on "hold' status and priced at $1,100,000.

Oct 18

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The newly released Bravo TV show "Real Estate Wars" features two teams that compete for business in the Orange County area of Southern California. The two teams are lead by John McMonigle and Jo Jo Watson in which they often fiercely go after the same seller who wants to sell a home here by the beach.  One of the properties featured was a luxury Newport Beach home located directly on the sand in the Balboa Peninsula area.  This appeared in Season 1, episode 2 where Jo Jo's Team member Kylie Mccullough secures an ocean front beach home and lists it for $10,800,000.  The agreement of the listing was based on Kylie finding two side by side properties on the beach as the replacement property.  The home officially went on the market last summer on July 18th,

Jul 12

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Newport Beach is considered one of the most expensive beach towns in Orange County, California with real estate two to three times higher that surrounding cities.  What makes Newport Beach so desirable and in high demand it's close proximity to both the Newport Bay and the Pacific Ocean.  Many of the most exclusive neighborhoods are not beach front but guard gated bay front communities.  The lure for bay front homes is the offering of a private boat dock as many high wealth residents who live in Newport Beach have their own private boat or yacht.  Our guide here showcases the various Newport Beach Real Estate prices for both condos and single family homes.

As of July 2017, the lowest priced single family home in Newport Beach, California is listed at

Mar 16

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One of our most common requested properties are the homes located in the Lido Peninsula community.  For those not familiar with Newport Beach you can easily understand the attraction, living in Newport Beach by the water for often times under $400,000.  So what's the catch?  First, these home are manufactured homes and not a traditional single family residence.  The homes are also located on lease land which many don't understand including local real estate agents.  The most common question we get is wanting to get more information on the lease land.  This is our understanding of how this is set up but we always encourage you to consult with the management company for exact details on the lease.

On December 31, 2023 the lease will come due on the homes

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.

Dec 9

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2016 has been a record year with over 862 homes sold to date with still another 21 days until the end of the year.  Every year we make the tradition of looking at the top 3 Sales that occurred in Newport Beach for 2016.  Every year the properties and neighborhoods change but always consistently see sales up to the $20 million dollar price point.  This year the top three sales occurred in the Linda Isle gated community, Harbor Island gated community and Lido Isle.  Here is quick run down of these top real estate sales.  The first sale occurred at 86 Linda Isle, Newport Beach.  The property sold for $20,000,000 and closed escrow on 10/19/2016.  It was originally marketed at $24,995,000 and was on the market for a short 140 days.  Located in the Linda Isle

May 19

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The Wedge is one of the most famous surf breaks in Southern California and is located at the very tip of the Balboa Peninsula.  On a calm day it's hard to imagine where this surf break is located as it's located right next to the channel where boats leave the Newport Bay and head out to the Pacific Ocean.  When the surf gets big the waves crash right on the beach which gives this a unique feature.  Most surf breaks are located further out and crash over reefs located under the sea level.  The homes surrounding this area are commonly referred to as the Balboa Peninsula Point area and tend to be some of the most expensive homes on the Peninsula.  This is one of the first built neighborhoods in Newport Beach with homes dating back to the early 1900's.  Many

Dec 24

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The most expensive homes sold in 2015 in Newport Beach all sold for more than $10 million dollars and were some of the most beautiful water front properties in the city. The homes were located in the Balboa Peninsula Point, Harbor Island and Lido Island communities which are all premier bay front neighborhoods.  Here is the current list of the top three Newport Beach homes sold in 2015.

2210 Channel Road, Newport Beach sold for $12,545,000 on 9/11/2015.  Located on the Baloba Peninsula Point this six bedroom, 6,880 square foot water front home sat on an ideal location in the Newport Bay with wonderful water views.  The home featured 127 feet of water footage which was compared to three buildable lots in Newport Beach.  The estate was newly built in

May 14

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The Westcliff and Dover Shores community share the same common area in the West Bay area of Newport Beach, California.  The majority of the homes in this area date back to the early 1950's when they were built as vacation beach bungalow style properties.  Many of these original homes still exist but the area has seen a huge surge in new construction as this is considered one of the most popular neighborhoods north of the Back Bay.  What makes this area unique is the individual charm of custom homes that can be found here.  This is not a track community where all the homes look the same but each has it's own unique architectural charm.  Dover Shores area occupies the land closest to the Newport Bay and is where you will find multi-million dollar water