Sept. 29, 2023
Michael Franco of Coldwell Banker Newport Beach recently sold the home at 28 Fairway Point in Newport Coast for 11.4 million dollars. 28 Fairway Point is an 8,900 square foot custom built estate in the Pelican Hill development. This seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom home was built in 2006. The home has a first-floor master suite with double walk-in closets. In addition, the home has a steam room, sauna, indoor pool, gym, theater, 450 bottle wine cellar and service quarters. The home has a four-car subterranean garage. There are beautiful views of Pacific Ocean, white water, city night lights, Pelican Hill Golf Course fairways and gorgeous evening sunsets. This estate sits on a very large half acre piece of property. Outdoors, residents will be enjoy the swimming pool, spa, courtyard, loggia, barbeque pavilion, bar, outdoor fireplace, lounge area and raised vegetable garden beds. Residents are within a short distance to the Crystal Cove State Park and Beach, John Wayne Airport, Newport Harbor, and local performing art centers.
The Orange County Sustainability Decathlon is taking place October 5th through October 15th at the OC Fair and Events Center. The event challenges university teams to design and build solar powered home models to look at climate change and California’s housing needs. The event is open to the public Thursday and Friday from 3pm to 9pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 9pm. There are guided home tours Thursday and Friday from 3pm to 9pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. The event is being held at Lot 1 and the OC Promenade. Admission is free and parking is $12. For more information, see either of these websites: https://ocsd23.com/ or https://ocfair.com/event/orange-county-sustainability-decathlon/?wcs_timestamp=1696518000.
Irvine is a large mastered planned community in Orange County. This 66 square mile city is 36 miles south of Los Angeles and 76 miles north of San Diego. The city was designed by the Irvine Company and was incorporated in 1971. Located at 86 Navarre, Unit 98, this 1,500 square foot home is part of the Rancho San Joaquin Villas in Rancho San Joaquin Village. This two-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1978. This two-story townhouse has no neighbors above or below. In 2020, new carpet and laminate flooring were installed. Attention to detail can be seen in the high-volume ceilings, fireplace, and atrium. The unit had a two-car attached garage. This home has a cul-de-sac setting. Rancho San Joaquin is bordered by Harvard Drive, University Drive and Culver Drive. Among the many amenities offered in this Village are two swimming pools, spas, and tennis courts. Rancho San Joaquin Villas is between Racquet Club of Irvine Tennis Club and the Rancho San Joaquin Golf Course. Residents are within walking distance to the William Mason Regional Park, and the Irvine Historical Museum.
Costa Mesa is an Orange County city surrounded by Huntington Beach, Irvine, and Newport Beach. Costa Mesa is a 16 square mile city, that is just one mile from the Pacific Ocean, at its southern most tip. Located at 1811 Gisler Avenue, this 4,900 square foot home was part of the Mesa Verde Custom Homes community Mesa Verde area of Costa Mesa. This five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home was built in 2011. Enter this one level home through a private courtyard, with an outdoor fireplace. Attention to detail can be seen in the Fleetwood doors, vaulted ceilings, recently remodeled en suite bathroom. The gourmet kitchen features stainless appliances, Liebherr refrigerator and wine refrigerator, Dacor six burner range and four ovens. The home and property have great views of the 11th hole of the Mesa Verde Golf Course. This home sits on a large 13,700 square foot piece of property on the 11th hole of the Mesa Verde Golf course. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, spa, and built-in barbeque area. Mesa Verde is bordered by the 405 Freeway, Harbor Boulevard, Adams Boulevard, Fairview Park, and Santa Ana River Trail.