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Family room with view of patio

Hidden gems are the most satisfying to find, which is why discovering this former model home in Irvine’s guard-gated Hidden Canyon will be a game-changer for you. This nearly 5,000 s.f. home won awards for its design and is fully loaded with every luxury amenity on your wish list…and that’s before you walk outside to the spectacular grounds.

Discover more when you call Jacqueline Thompson at (949) 326-3392 for additional information and to set your tour appointment.⁣

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All the reasons you dream of living in Shady Canyon come to life in this gorgeous custom estate on a prime street with only four homes. Serene and secluded behind this exclusive community’s gates, yet near everything coastal Orange County has to offer. Sweeping views of scenic hills, canyons, and the Shady Canyon Golf Course. Lots of space to live, entertain and relax in a luxe, approximately 6,477 s.f. home on a 24,000+ s.f. lot. Light and airy interiors that open to lovely loggias and inviting grounds. This quintessential Shady Canyon home is picture-perfect and turnkey.

Recently remodeled throughout, the home’s light + neutral interiors are crafted of fine wood, stone and marble finishes to create the perfect, casually elegant backdrop for a

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Evening view of swimming pool

Luxurious Estate

39 Echo Glen is one of the most luxurious estates you’ll find in all of Orange County, gracing nearly an acre on one of the highest view lots in exclusive, guard-gated Shady Canyon. Designed by architect Cecil Carney and built by the renowned Haigh Builders, the ultra-private residence and guest house span more than 12,000 s.f. of tasteful luxury with panoramic views of the Shady Canyon Golf Course, canyons, hillsides and city lights. No expense has been spared, or detail overlooked, in this magnificent legacy estate with Koi pond, two bridges, two chef’s kitchens fit for Julia Child (including a $75,000 La Cornue range). Must be seen to be believed…so see it!

Magnificent Legacy Estate

No expense has been spared, or

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Exterior daytime view of backyard and pool

Get Away From It All

Offering “get away from it all” serenity close to everything you love — the coast, shopping, dining, nature trails and more — you’ll find it in Shady Canyon. And, more specifically, in this custom estate on more than a half-acre with lovely vistas of hillsides, canyons, and the Shady Canyon Golf Course. Nearly every room in this approx. 6,000 s.f. residence offers gorgeous views and opens to the inviting grounds for fabulous indoor/outdoor living year-round.

European Architecture

Designed to live like a single-level home, the estate blends timeless European architecture with light and airy transitional interior elements. The residence encompasses 4 bedrooms, 4 and 2- half baths, an office, a central courtyard with

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Celestial at Altair, Irvine

The Celestial enclave in Irvine’s newest luxury guard-gated community — Altair — sold out quickly. Which makes this never-lived-in new home in Celestial by Lennar even more of an incredible opportunity. This is the master planned Irvine neighborhood’s most beautiful and upgraded home, offering 3 bedrooms and 2 and 2 half-baths on a large corner lot.

Exceptionally designed, this Altair residence in Altair Irvine features an open-concept layout with soaring ceilings and every luxury amenity, including solar panels. The functional floor plan from Lennar homebuilders offers a main level master suite with walk-in dressing room and spa-inspired bath with beautiful upgrades, and two bedrooms with a loft on the upper level.

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Living room with view of backyard

If you’re looking for a community with luxurious recreation amenities and stunning, spacious homes on large lots with year- round indoor/outdoor living spaces, Ladera Ranch should be on your list. And, you’ll want to place this spectacular 5,000+ s.f. home at the top of your short list to tour!

Prestigious Enclave

Nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac in the prestigious enclave of Covenant Hills within Ladera Ranch, this gorgeous South County estate spans over 5,000 s.f. of living space on a large 1⁄4-acre lot. Superior craftsmanship, attention to detail, and rich finishes are evident throughout this spacious residence.

The main level features an elegant living room, oversized master retreat, game room/bonus room, office, laundry room and an

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Exterior view of backyard pool and spa in the evening

Custom Estate

This Shady Canyon custom estate on nearly an acre takes “wow factor” to a new level — on all three levels of this spectacular 14,250+ s.f. home. Sited on a corner lot and enveloped by mature trees and abundant landscaping, the property includes the expansive main residence and a spacious guest house and is exceptionally private. Every room is light and bright — including the lower level — blending classic European architecture with sleek transitional design. Large windows and disappearing walls of glass doors frame panoramic views of canyons, hills and sunsets and open to courtyards, loggias, the gardens, a sparkling pool + spa, cabana with fireplace, built-in barbecue and fire pit area.

Quality and Craftsmanship

The property

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Kitchen view of island

This spectacular home in Irvine’s Hidden Canyon is wonderfully welcoming and definitely hard to leave. Situated in the guard-gated community’s exclusive Capri neighborhood, the 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath residence (with optional 5th bedroom) is loaded with high-quality upgrades, and offers the ideal floor plan with plenty of space for living, working, entertaining, playing and relaxing — indoors and out.

The sunny residence showcases high ceilings, vast entertaining spaces with multiple disappearing floor to ceiling glass doors, and large yard with gardens. The open concept chef’s kitchen features an oversized central island with spacious seating, professional grade appliances, a generous walk-in pantry and opens to the airy family room. The 4 bedroom en

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Family room with daytime view of outside

This fabulous home in the Highland Lusk neighborhood of beautiful Turtle Rock offers panoramic views of Shady Canyon, Bommer Canyon and Turtle Rock — and every luxury amenity you’ve envisioned. Recently remodeled in gorgeous transitional style, the home is bright and airy throughout, with an ideal floor plan featuring 5 bedrooms, an office, a stunning great room, 3-car garage and much more.

A beautiful foyer opens to the stunning views and blue skies through glass windows and doors. The inviting family room opens to the chef’s kitchen with Calcutta marble countertop, beautiful sleek white tile backsplash and professional-grade Sub Zero, Wolf and Bosch appliances. Nearby, the breakfast nook with glass window showcases stunning views of Shady Canyon,

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Kitchen view of island

Peninsula Point is the best way to live by the beach — and this newer construction custom home lets you enjoy it all! The beautiful unspoiled and uncrowded beaches. The quiet, charming and tight-knit neighborhood. Being close to everything you love about Newport yet away from the bustle.

Now, for details on your dream beach home — which is, of course, stunning and turnkey! A spacious 3,166 s.f., this 4-bedroom, 4 and two half-bath house with elevator is designed on three lovely levels, including a rooftop deck third with gorgeous views. The open floor plan is drenched in sunlight with high ceilings and designer upgrades. A chef’s kitchen features a Calcutta marble island, stainless steel appliances and opens to the expansive living and dining

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