Inspired by the fabled estates of Santa Barbara's Montecito enclave, this romantic residence at The Strand in Crystal Cove blends the inviting warmth of Spanish architecture with a very private, approximately 12,000 square foot corner lot and elevated views of the Pacific, coastline, city lights and coastal canyons.  A large private motorcourt framed by stately mature trees and landscaping welcomes you to this lovely property situated on a quiet cul-de-sac lane.

The beautiful first impression is confirmed with gorgeous, designer-appointed interiors featuring plank hardwood flooring, exotic slab granite surfaces, massive stone fireplaces with carved details, built-in cabinetry in rich finishes and much more. The home encompasses approximately 4,000…

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A Luxury Gated Community in Irvine CA

Santa Barbara inspired luxury home interior in Shady Canyon CA

Influenced by Santa Barbara's famed Spanish estates, this just-completed custom estate was designed by noted architect Anthony Massaro & built by renowned Rodeo Homes.

The more than 8,500 square foot 6 bedrooms/9 baths home takes advantage of the pastoral canyon and hillside views and has been designed for alfresco living year-round, with abundant loggias, terraces and an expansive central courtyard that washes the interiors in sunlight.

All three levels - including a lower level ideal for a theater, game lounge, or fitness center with full bath - enjoy elevator access. The main level of this residence features bright, beautiful rooms that transition effortlessly from one to the next and to the…

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Surterre Properties, the leading Newport Beach, California-based luxury residential real estate firm, announced today that its agent Jacqueline Thompson is one of the top-producing individual real estate professionals in the local Orange County market, year-to-date. Thompson, a seven-year veteran of the ultra-luxury coastal OC real estate market who specializes in Irvine’s exclusive Shady Canyon enclave, has sold more than $30 million thus far in 2012 and has an additional $5 million currently in escrow.

“Jacqueline Thompson has been a driving force in Shady Canyon real estate, representing both buyers and sellers, for the past five years,” said Surterre Properties President and Co-founder Gary Legrand. “This year,…

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Interior of luxury home in Newport Beach, California

An exquisite estate home in guard-gated Bonita Canyon is your opportunity to obtain a highly customized, turnkey home of exceptional quality in the Newport Beach area.

Corner lots and private cul-de-sac properties are available for maximum space and privacy. The picture above shows Bonita Canyon's largest expanded floorplan (Plan 3), with 6 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, arranged in a master wing with an exercise room and additional guest suite; a children's wing with bonus room/study lounge and large balcony; and a main-level guest suite.

Bonita Canyon Luxury Real Estate Features

Designed in lovely traditional style with abundant windows and French doors to create a light and airy ambiance, luxury homes in Bonita Canyon feature the highest…

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Rob Glass designed, Andalusian-style luxury home at night in Shady Canyon, California

High atop the coastal hills of Shady Canyon, this unparalleled residence created by acclaimed designer/builder Rob Glass offers both grand public spaces and intimate family settings. Inspired by the Andalusian estates of the Mediterranean, this residence of almost 10,000 square feet features unmatched attention to themed detail with no expense spared.

Castillo del Canon - or "Castle of the Canyon" - is a stunning Andalusian residence by renowned luxury home builders, the Glass Construction Residential Group. This 7 bedroom, 11 bath masterpiece of authentic/exotic imported materials occupies a large street-to-street lot in Shady Canyon, one of Orange County's most prestigious communities.

Renowned designer and builder to captains of industry,…

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