Dana Point Ocean View Homes

Dana Point Ocean View Homes are best found in the Lantern Village and Monarch Beach communities in Dana Point, California.  Here you will find custom homes and luxury estates in gated communities.

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Jun 7

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One of the newest neighborhoods in Dana Point, California is the Ocean Del Rey Estates community.  Situated in the upscale Capistrano Beach area of Dana Point is a collection of 10 semi-custom homes that boarder the Seascape Village and Chateau Clemente communities in San Clemente.  It also offers a very close proximity to the bluff front off Camino Capistrano street with a short distance to local restaurants, shopping and the 5 freeway.  

Currently, the first 3 homes have been released for sale and range from $1,995,000 to $2,250,000.  These are large scale homes that range from 3,944 to 4,297 square feet and can include roof top ocean view decks and a basement level which is very rare for homes located in Southern California.  Some of the other

May 3

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Sometimes finding an ocean view home is not good enough.  The city of Dana Point has many different neighborhoods that offer a wide variety of views from small peek-a-boo to panoramic ocean views.  For those looking for an unobstructed ocean view homes you either have to looking for an ocean front home that can be very expensive and unaffordable to most home buyers.  There are several locations in Dana Point where unobstructed ocean views can be found without breaking the bank.  Here are some of the places we recommend looking.

First, the Lantern Bay Villas complex is a great place to start for finding places in the $1 to 2 million range.  For the most part, there are several condos in this complex that can offer partial to panoramic ocean views.

Apr 5

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We get a lot of calls for clients who are currently looking to rent a home but in the near future be able to purchase a property.  They often ask us if the current owner would consider a lease option that would allow them to lease the home and then purchase it at a later date.  This can be a tricky transaction and often should be negotiated by a licensed California real estate agent who has done this before.  The basic concept is to find a rental property that you like and ask the owner if they are open to selling it.  If they say yes then you have the potential to set up a lease option.  Here are the points you want to consider and negotiate.

First, figure out the current value of the home.  This will be important to establish a fair market value

Feb 6

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One of the most common requests that we get from clients looking to buy in Dana Point is wanting to be able to walk to restaurants, shopping and the beach.  While most people first think about living near the beach in the downtown area they are soon shocked to learn how expensive this can be.  One of the great alternatives that we like to explain to our clients is the area around the Ocean Ranch shopping center which sits on the border of the city limits of Dana Point and Laguna Niguel.  The Ocean Ranch shopping center is home to large brand name retail stores like Trader Joe's, Starbucks's, 24 hour fitness, Cinepolis USA luxury movie theater, Wells Fargo and Ralph's grocery store.  There are also many smaller boutique style retail stores and quality

Dec 5

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The first chance to see the brand new construction townhouses in the beach close community of "South Cove" will officially start this week.  Located at the corner of Coast Highway and Del Obispo street behind a small shopping center in Dana Point at 34202 Del Obispo Street in Dana Point.  Real Estate agents have the opportunity to view these homes by invitation only on Thursday December 7th from 4pm to 7pm.  On Friday, December 8th the sales office will be open to the general public to start taking reservations for the following condos being released for sale.

The Zephyr home builder has released 9 units on there websites ranging from 1,324 to 2,038 square feet.  The condos come in 3 different floorpans that are currently called "Aliso," "Trestles,"

Nov 7

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The Grand Monarch started building a total of 34 homes back in 2016 and has successfully sold 27 of these homes to date.  There are a total of 7 remaining homes available which include one model home priced at just under $4.5 million which includes all the furnishings with nice ocean and golf course views.  Located next to the former St. Regis Hotel, now called the "Monarch Beach Resort" is a new gated community with luxury condos and townhouses that share the same amenities as if you were a hotel guest.  Once you purchase a home in this community you get a membership card that can be used for all the Monarch Beach Resort amenities as well as the Monarch Bay Club and the Monarch Beach golf links.  The cards can be used for 20% off all the restaurants and

Oct 17

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Niguel Shores is one of the premier neighborhoods in Dana Point that spans all the way from Niguel Road to the north and Selva Road to the south.  It also spans from the ocean front all the way inland to Stonehill Drive with Pacific Coast Highway going through the middle of the community.  Homes located on the beach side of Coast Highway are considered the most desirable and include a mixture of ocean front, ocean view and beach close homes.  These homes currently start at just under $1.6 million for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with 1,700 square feet and go up to $5.3 for a 3 bedroom, 3 bath home with 3,947 square feet.  The beach side of the community has a large community park that overlooks the ocean with direct steps down to Strands Beach.  There is

Sep 7

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The Dana Point area is filled with a wide range of properties from beach front, ocean view and properties located in upscale gated communities.  One of the more desirable locations in Dana Point is the bluff front that overlooks the Dana Point Harbor and the many ships and yachts located in the small body of water that leads out to the Pacific Ocean.  The bluff that overlooks the Harbor is actually very small with only a small section of properties that occupy this premier lot location.  The bluff occupies a mixture of residential homes and condo buildings so depending on your budget there may be the perfect property.  Here is a quick guide to the various neighborhoods located on the bluff.

The largest and most upscale condo complex located on the

May 11

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The original model homes that were first developed by the builder and used to show potential clients what upgrades could be achieved are now being offered for sale.  The Grand Monarch is a luxury gated community that is connected to the former St. Regis Monarch Beach Hotel which is now called the Monarch Beach Resort.  The community sits in front of the Monarch Beach golf links and does offer some ocean views from select units.  The model homes are being sold completely furnished which is ideal for those looking for a great vacation home.

The first model that is being offered for sale is Residence 1.  This was my favorite of all the models since it occupied two levels and had the feel of a traditional home.  One of the best features of the unit was the

Apr 6

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The historic lantern district has gone under some major transformation on the last several years as the city has spent a lot of money revitalizing the downtown historic district in Dana Point.  The biggest change is a dual set of two way streets that cut through the city of Dana Point.  Before any of the changes took place Pacific Coast Highway used to be a one way street heading north and traffic would have to go through Del Prado Avenue.  

One of the condos in the Immediate area include the Pilgrim's Bluff.  The building is located at the corner of Amber Lantern and Santa Clara Avenue and is just a little over a block to the bluff front the overlooks the Dana Point Harbor.  Many locals are not even aware of this small complex since in the last 10