Real Estate

Architecture, Design, Real Estate

GRAND SCHEME

An expansive estate in Crystal Cove goes big on open flow, sweeping views, and effortless opulence By Alexandria Abramian Building a 22,000-square-foot home comes with its own set of design challenges. There are not only massive amounts of coordination and time involved, but the sheer volume of materials required can also boggle the mind. Such was the case with this recently completed Crystal Cove estate, a hilltop compound positioned amid the property’s half-acre of coverage […]

Architecture, Art, Design, Real Estate

ESTATE OF GRACE

A sprawling Laguna Niguel property commands attention from its eight-figure, bluff-top position By Alexandria Abramian PHOTOS BY THE LUXURY LEVEL // ATEAM  With more than 13 planted acres, the property is one of the largest estates in all of Orange County. And the home fittingly comes with its share of boast-able stats: A 500-foot driveway with circular motor court; 95 solar panels; 20 skylights; an 8-car garage. Then there’s the not-inconsiderable 14,500 square feet of […]

Art, Lifestyle, Real Estate

INSIDER INSIGHTS

Blue Door Magazine members inspire with insights and insider info from their lives along the orange county coast Photos by Brett Hillyard Kenny Eggmann “If I didn’t surf, I don’t know what I would do. Surfing has played a foundational role in my life. With its endless waves and possibilities for growth and development, surfing has given me strength and resilience in the face of even the toughest challenges. Each surfing session offers me a […]

Real Estate

LEAGUE OF HER OWN

She has $1.65 billion in residential real estate sales, sets sales records in coastal OC, and is the number-one agent in Shady Canyon. But for Jacqueline Thompson, professional success is only part of the story.  BLUE DOOR MAGAZINE: What are the secrets to your success?  Jacqueline Thompson: I build relationships and don’t merely sell homes. Therein lies a huge difference. My clients know I am their biggest advocate and am there at a moment’s notice […]