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Architecture, Design, Real Estate

HIGHER GROUND

A Newport Heights home hits a record-breaking price with its unbeatable mix of design, location, and near-total privacy By Alexandria Abramian When this almost 9,000-square-foot home sold for a record price in Newport Heights, it came as little surprise to Tim Carr. The Newport Beach real estate agent and founder of Tim Carr Group says it’s a logical result of an an exceptional home on a unique lot. “Some of the highest-selling properties have sold […]

Design

BEACON BAY BEAUTY

A Newport Beach home designed by Lynn Pries offers a timeless touch of Tahitian art and culture that suits the life, times, and travels of her clients By Kedric Francis Photos by Brett Hillyard Orange County can be a magical place to live. The more one learns about its wonders, the more there is to discover, especially when it comes to choosing where to build or buy a dream house. Most in-the-know locals are aware […]

Real Estate

FASHION STATEMENT

A Pelican Point estate designed and built for a fashion industry leader is a timeless classic of coastal elegance That “ahh, I’m home” feeling—isn’t it the best? Whether one has been absent for a long vacation away or simply an errand-running day, the old saying is still true: Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home. Not too humble, of course. This is coastal Orange County, after all. The magnificent Pelican Point estate […]

Architecture, Design, Real Estate

COASTAL COLLEAGUES

Architect Anders Lasater and real estate agent Mike Johnson collaborate for their clients Real estate professional Mike Johnson’s clients were considering buying a house in Monarch Beach. They loved the location and the view, but were unsure if the existing house could be remodeled into the home they needed it to be, or if they’d be better of building a new one. So, Johnson called in a trusted colleague—Laguna Beach architect Anders Lasater.  “Getting an […]

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