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Design, Real Estate

Fabulous and fully furnished

A new home on Little Balboa Island makes a big impressionby Jenn Daack Woolson Sailhouse’s new custom residence at 209 Crystal Avenue on Little Balboa Island gives the term “move-in ready” a whole new meaning. The 2,400-square-foot open layout home is being sold fully furnished, with interior design and furnishings by Morrison Interiors. This approach is a bit of a departure for Sailhouse, but they’re finding the concept is widely appealing. “We made the conscious […]

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A look at Lido Isle

A real estate update from Jon Flagg When preparing my insights on the Lido Isle real estate market, I am continually surprised when I take a detailed look back at the year, especially when comparing it to prior years. In 2023, the Lido market proved quite resilient with a slight tug-of-war between buyer hesitancy, fearing prices might drop amid recession talks and mixed economic signals, and sellers who were clinging to low interest rates, not […]

Architecture, Real Estate

Impressive in progress

Five current Corbin Reeves projects are turning heads 29 Beach View,  Dana PointArchitecture: SAOTA, Capetown, South AfricaInterior Design: ARRCC, Capetown, South Africa, and Luca Lanzetta Group, Santa Monica Located in The Strand in Dana Point, this contemporary house was designed by SAOTA, an award-winning international architecture firm based in South Africa. It is the first SAOTA project to be built in Orange County. The 15,000-square-foot home boasts spectacular ocean views and all three levels offer […]

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On the market from VALIA Properties: Luxury living in the secluded coastal haven of Irvine Cove By Jenn Woolson Irvine Cove is a coastal paradise at the northernmost end of Laguna Beach. This exclusive neighborhood features a mere 110 homes in a private cove next to Crystal Cove State Park, offering unparalleled luxury and tranquility. Providing a secluded haven, a private beach is accessible for Irvine Cove residents. The properties in Irvine Cove are remarkable, […]