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Backyard view of swimming pool located in Shady Canyon California

Stylish, Tuscan-inspired estate living is yours in this exquisite Shady Canyon residence with generous set-back from the street and unparalleled privacy with views of rolling hills and the Shady Canyon Golf Course.

Recently remodeled giving the home a transitional look, this custom residence features 4 bedrooms, 4-and-2-half baths, an office, a bonus room, central courtyard with fireplace, refrigerated wine storage, and large bonus room with views. Luxe modern-day amenities ensure comfort and style go hand-in-hand such as the beautiful disappearing wall of glass doors showcasing stunning views while chic light fixtures finish every space.

The beautiful modern kitchen featuring white countertops and marble backsplash, farm sink, central island, recipe

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View of golf course and coast located in Newport Coast California.

Perched above the beautiful California coastline, 16 Midsummer is the last custom homesite currently available in the sought-after community of Crystal Cove. The approximately 16k+ square foot parcel enjoys expansive ocean, Catalina Island, Newport Harbor and city light views on a quiet, cul-de-sac street. Residents of the exclusive Crystal Cove community enjoy resort-style amenities including pool, spa, tennis courts, parks, and clubhouse as well as close-proximity to world-class beaches, dining, and shopping.

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Night picture of front of home walkway leading to front door located in Shady Canyon California

Situated on a desirable view lot, this custom French Provencal estate encompasses approximately 5,900 square feet with five bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths. Elegant charm fills the beautifully manicured grounds and offers scenic vistas of the hillsides and boulders that characterize the coveted Shady Canyon topography.

The estate unfolds with a citrus lined path revealing the exteriors are as detailed and varied as the interiors with artisan hand-chipped stonework, distressed custom hand-made fully functional shutters, imported French stone fountain, outdoor fireplace, custom plaster and mature fruit trees.

Inside, with fabulous views from literally every room, the quality and timeless style is characterized by beautiful rich hand-scraped solid

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When you are planning a date night with your spouse, why not make it a date night for the kids as well instead of the standard “Let’s call a babysitter”? Enter, Movie Night at Newport Beach Country Club - the newly built country club on Coast Highway in Newport Beach. This event is seriously impressive and might even give you and your spouse FOMO.

We are talking big screen with one of the latest kid flicks, popcorn, candy, hot dogs, super cool blow up seats, and this time they went above and beyond making box car seats out of card board boxes with steering wheels and even a license plate the kids could decorate themselves. After you get your little ones settled and cozy with blankets and pillows, you can actually enjoy a one on one dinner at the club.

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Front of Home with Palm Trees located in Corona del Mar, California.

Clean, modern lines frame this striking Spyglass Hill residence showcasing breathtaking views and top-of-the-line upgrades throughout. Mature palm trees surround the home’s impressive entry with new contemporary glass garage doors, a dramatic double door entry, and a spacious gated courtyard.

Inside, the home’s formal living & dining rooms feature pitched ceilings and abundant windows creating an open and airy space. The bright and immaculate chef’s kitchen includes Bosch stainless steel appliances, marble counters, oversized farm sink, dual islands, and abundant storage. A large breakfast nook overlooking the rear yard opens to a substantial family room with fireplace and sliding glass door opening to the entertainer’s yard with views and built-in

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This super stylin venue makes any event stand apart, whether celebrating a birthday or hosting a pop up gallery, this exhibit space lends itself to all kinds of entertainment. Located in a mid-century, bi-level building in Costa Mesa, tucked away off of Newport Boulevard just blocks from Newport Beach and the 55 freeway, the space has a full bar with locally crafted beer, a stage, projectors, multiple catering options, and expansive creative space.

The architecture is a stunning and cool backdrop to your event and can be easily transformed for any gathering. The staff was great and easy to work with as well! In addition check out their crafts market which happens on the second Sunday of every month- Every Second Sunday of the month, where they host

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This very vibey salon just opened on one of the most happening streets in Eastside Costa Mesa. Yes- you guessed it, right on Eighteenth Street and Newport Boulevard. The owner, Megan Kiefer, opened her doors making her vision a reality for a salon that feels like home, where you are hanging out with friends but also getting your hair styled to perfection.

Decorated with an eye for design, with a coffee bar that serves to the street called Coffee Dose “making fancy lattes”, a back patio that is busy all the time, and just the energy that Megan envisioned- this place a hit! I can vouch for Megan’s styling but I can also vouch for every other hairdresser there because I know that Megan only hires the best! Definitely check this spot out if you are ready

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Evening Picture looking at Front of Home located in Newport Coast, California.

Secluded in the hills of Newport Coast, this newer construction estate by The New Home Company was just completed in 2016 in the sold-out community of Fiano within the exclusive gated neighborhood of Pacific Ridge.

Quality craftsmanship is evident throughout the sought-after Plan 3, 4 bedroom (with option for 5th), 4.5 bath residence that showcases superior upgrades and designer touches. A private front courtyard lined with French doors reveals the vast entertaining spaces of the first floor, highlighted by soaring ceilings and abundant doors and windows inviting a bounty of natural light and views of the surrounding hills and ocean.

The airy layout unfolds with a formal living room, dining room, and opens to the large kitchen suite adjacent to the

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Front of Home located in Newport Coast, California

This 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath hidden gem in Newport Coast sits behind the gates of Newport Ridge Estates and enjoys top-of-the-line upgrades throughout. The eye-catching entryway features two-story-height ceilings and unfolds into the luxurious interiors perfected by custom paint, wall accents, and custom window coverings.

A formal living room with marble fireplace sits adjacent to the formal dining room creating an ideal entertaining space for easy flow. French doors leading to the rear yard flank the dining room offering additional entertaining options. Beautiful tongue and groove ceilings connect the relaxing family room with fireplace to a large chef's kitchen with quartz counters, double-oven, oversized island, and breakfast nook.

An entertaining rear

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This creative co-op art studio offers classes for beginners and advanced artists alike, and I recently started my toddler aged twins in art classes here. Located centrally in Newport Beach just off the 73 freeway and Birch Street, entering you immediately vibe this funky, inspirational workspace with a sense of community - it is one giant workroom with long communal tables inviting artists to share in their creativity.

The kids art classes consist of working with different mediums and exploring freely but with a focus. I had initially thought the class was an hour long and then realized my kids were still sitting there for another 30 minutes fully engrossed when their art teacher said, wow look at the time, time to wrap up! For two toddlers to sit

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