July 2014

Found 4 blog entries for July 2014.

Jul 29

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The Monarch Bay Terrace community is a great place to find ocean view homes in the Dana Point area.  This is a great area filled with a combination of older and newer homes that overlook the ocean.  The large majority of homes in this area were built in the early 1970's and are often single level homes.  Not all homes in this area have ocean views as the lower the priced homes often have small city light or canyon views.  Price point for non-view properties currently starts at just under $1.4 million with ocean view homes starting at around $1.6 million.

What makes these homes so desirable is the location.  The community is set next to the city limits of Laguna Beach and a short distance to the sandy beach.  Commuting to work is very easy from this

Jul 22

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The Ritz Cove community has some of the best panoramic ocean views in this ocean front location.  Oringally built with a connection to the luxury St Regis Hotel that sits adjacent to this community, the homes are grand in style and built with the 5 star resort in mind.  All of the homes in this community will have some kind of an ocean view as the streets have been terraced upwards to maximize the views for all the properties.

All the homes are located on Ritz Cove Drive are located within one to five rows back from the ocean.  The first row is considered ocean front as the homes face the ocean and typically have a greenbelt walkway or Monarch Beach golf course in front of them.  Real Estate prices typically will be priced the lowest on the top row and

Jul 8

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The Sea View Dana Point condo complex is a small residential building that is home to 28 units in the Lantern Village area of Dana Point.  The majority of condos in this building are one bedroom units with a few two bedroom condos as well.  All the units are under 1,000 square feet and come with a detached single car garage.

Since they were built in 1977, many of the units have been highly upgraded with granite counters, crown molding and have added inside laundry units.  Since the association is very small dues are kept very low and currently run $265.00 a month.  This is a great value considering that the dues include water, trash, pool, spa, building insurance and grounds maintenance.

Condos rarely come on the market in the building with only 3

Jul 1

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The Dana Point harbor is a beautiful area in the Lantern Village area of Dana Point.  There are several communities that overlook the harbor and offer amazing views.  These condos are typically some of the most expensive units on the market as they offer both ocean, harbor and sunset views.  For those who are new to Dana Point it's worth driving around and seeing the different vantage points and the views that they offer.

We first recommend going to the Green Lantern street in Dana Point.  This is by far the best view of the harbor and that is where you will find the Dana Point chart house restaurant.  Along this street are residential homes and condos located on only one side of the street.  On the other side of the street is a steep cliff that