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Front view of home located in Shady Canyon, Irvine California.

Enjoy beautiful panoramic views from this custom European estate with 6 bedroom, 7 full and 1 half baths. Situated on a single-loaded street with only a handful of homes, this estate home provides an idyllic setting surrounded by a scenic natural preserve and shrouded in privacy.

A fabulous great room welcomes guests with multiple French doors opening to the views and beyond. With effortless indoor/outdoor living, the main living areas of the home stretches out into the resort-style yard with pool/spa, emerald lawn, fireplace, and an outdoor eating area with built-in barbecue. A fully outfitted chef’s kitchen opens to the family room and adjacent breakfast nook and out into the garden.

Also, on the first floor is the sublime master suite and two

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Front view of home located in Hidden Canyon, Irvine California.

This beautiful never-lived-in Hidden Canyon view estate home is situated on a massive approx. 11,322 square foot corner lot and offers stunning views of the surrounding hills and city lights beyond.

The open-concept layout features dramatic high ceilings and designer finishes throughout the 4 bedroom (optional 5th bedroom), 4.5 bath estate. Disappearing sliding glass doors are utilized throughout the home opening the interior spaces to the vast outdoor entertaining areas, flooding the home in natural light.

A large chef’s kitchen offers upgraded stainless steel appliances and center island with breakfast bar and seamlessly flows to a covered loggia with fireplace for al fresco relaxation. The superb formal entertaining spaces are crowned by a

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Walkway leading to the front of the home located in Shady Canyon, California.

Spend your days in Santa Barbara, by way of Shady Canyon, in this beautiful luxe estate featuring 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. Inspired by the picturesque Santa Barbara estates, this glorious residence envelops you in warmth and privacy while offering modern luxury amenities such as solar panels and two master suites – one on the main level and one on the second level.

Set high on the site, this Shady Canyon estate welcomes you with its lovely gardens - featuring olive trees and succulents - to the grand main entrance. Once inside, the foyer beckons you into the magnificent interior of the home. As you walk through the entry gallery, with its light and airy space, and beautiful hardwood floors, you get your first glimpse of the marvelous family living

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Front view of home located in Newport Coast, California

Welcome to this stunning residence at 16 Seawatch in the sold-out, exclusive neighborhood of Fiona in guard-gated Pacific Ridge of Newport Coast. Quality craftsmanship abounds throughout the desirable Plan 3 model featuring 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bath residence.

The light and airy residence showcases beautiful upgrades and designer touches. A private front courtyard greets guests and reveals the vast entertaining spaces with multiple disappearing floor to ceiling glass doors, and a very large rear yard with equally large pool, spa, patio, firepit and lawn.

The open concept chef’s kitchen features two oversized central islands with seating, professional grade appliances, a generous walk-in pantry, and a prep kitchen. This sought-after floor plan is highlighted

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Living room view of home located in Laguna Niguel, California

This fabulous estate home with views and designer upgrades awaits you. Set in the sought-after family neighborhood of the Westerlies in Laguna Niguel and sited on a cul-de-sac street, the home is sophisticated, yet exudes an understated elegance with airy and bright interiors throughout.

The location, just north of South Laguna Beach, California, is as beautiful as it is exclusive.

With seamless flow, the layout of this 3-bedroom (office can be converted back into a 4th bedroom), 3-bathroom home unfolds with foyer, formal living and dining areas including high ceilings, large windows, and views out to the beautiful oasis of gardens, patio, and sparkling pool and spa.

The open format chef’s kitchen showcases professional quality appliances and

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Front view of home located in Shady Canyon, California.

Light, bright, and beautiful Villa Plan 2 with golf course views in Shady Canyon. This newly refreshed home offers 4 bedroom, 4.5 baths with elegant interiors and gracious indoor-outdoor living. The home's interior spaces are bathed in natural light from French doors and windows throughout.

High ceilings in the living and dining rooms create an inviting ambiance. The kitchen and breakfast nook have been newly refreshed, with soaring ceilings, newly painted cabinets and walls, and breathtaking views to the backyard and golf course beyond. The kitchen features a large central island, stainless steel appliances, and beautiful open-concept living.

The home’s lot and views are outstanding, overlooking golf course and lush hills and canyons. Resort-like pool

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Family room with view of fireplace in luxury home. Located in Shady Canyon California

This luxury home in Shady Canyon is an example of the design and real estate available in this desirable Orange County community.

The Sycamore #1 Floor-Plan

The single-level residence blends timeless beauty with modern-day amenities and was recently remodeled with fresh paint throughout and newly installed countertops and backsplash in the kitchen.

Placed on a large corner lot, the spacious 3 bedroom (with optional 4th), 3.5 bath, home is designed around courtyards and gardens, with each room transitioning to the outdoors in a way that fits the California lifestyle.

Outdoor features in these Shady Canyon homes include:

  • A pool and spa
  • Cabana and outdoor dining area
  • An outdoor kitchen and fireplace

Interior Design Features

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Living room showing glass ceiling at home located in Shady Canyon, California.

IRVINE, Calif. (March 3, 2019) Jacqueline Thompson sells a breathtaking custom estate located at 19 Needle Grass in Irvine’s Shady Canyon® for $10,275,000. Thompson represented both the buyer and seller in an all-cash transaction for an executive client who owns residences along the coast of Orange County as well as in Shady Canyon.

Near the end of one of Shady Canyon's most quiet and private streets, 19 Needle Grass graces an approximately three-quarter-acre lot and melds the romance of timeless European style with modern luxuries. Here, views of scenic hills, canyons, sparkling city lights, and the blue Pacific Ocean impress all who enter. Stately centuries-old Spanish olive trees flank the front gate of this enchanting estate that spans more

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Front view of home located in Shady Canyon, California.

One of Shady Canyon’s finest custom properties, melds the romance of a timeless European estate with modern luxuries; blending vintage finishes with a floor plan designed for contemporary living. Here, on the highest promontory in Shady Canyon, your gaze is drawn across scenic hills to city lights and the Pacific. Flowing effortlessly from one to the next, the large, airy rooms feature massive windows and glass doors with lovely views.

An appealing palette of light neutral tones - matte Venetian plaster, reclaimed wood beams, tumbled stone, white oak floors - evokes the warm, sunlit beauty of the Italian countryside and creates a relaxed, welcoming ambiance. Entertain in spacious rooms - dining room, great room, living room, gallery, wine room -

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Daytime front view of home located in Hidden Canyon, Irvine California.

Just Sold! Over $16 Million closed for 2019 with another $30 Million in negotiations! Great way to start of the year. We privately sold this Hidden Canyon estate before it ever hit the market! The residence - a Manhattan model - is one of the most beautiful homes in Hidden Canyon! The home offers 6 bedrooms, and every luxury amenity including beautiful views. Another sales record for our Team in Hidden Canyon.

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