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house in the one ford road community of newport beach, ca

One Ford Road is a beautiful gated community located just south of San Diego Creek in Orange County, California.

The One Ford Road community is bordered by East Bluff to the west, Big Canyon to the south, and the University of California Irvine to the northeast.

Our Move To One Ford Road

We moved to One Ford Road in Newport Beach, just above Fashion Island, more than 3years ago.

We chose the One Ford Road neighborhood because of the sense of community it has and the wonderful family-centric amenities. And it has been a dream! Our girls ride their bikes to the park or pool (a short ride for all because the community was master-planned in one big loop with the main amenities at the center).

One Ford Road Community Features

One Ford

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Daytime view of bridge on bike path in Shady Canyon, Irvine California

Shady Canyon is Orange County’s premier golf community located in beautiful Irvine, California. Shady Canyon enjoys 16,000 acres of natural sanctuary between Turtle Rock, State Route 73, and Highway 133 - a vast area, blessed with an abundance of scenic, rugged, unspoiled beauty.

Shady Canyon has approximately 400 luxury homes and home sites, exhibiting stunning architectural designs, luxurious landscapes, and abundant space. Shady Canyon residents also enjoy extensive trails, a clubhouse, tennis courts, and a swim center with a junior Olympic swimming pool and spa.

Shady Canyon Trail:

  • Shady Canyon Trail runs for approximately 7.8 miles along Shady Canyon Drive, connecting to Quail Trail, Juanita Moe Trail, and the Bonita Canyon Side
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Best Golf Courses Irvine California

What's the best golf course you have ever played?

What stood out for you?

Was it the stunning views, the challenging design, the picturesque fairways, or perhaps the post-round sundowner at the clubhouse?

Whatever it was, the experience of playing on a truly great course can stay with you for many many years.

If you're looking to relive that perfect golf game or find your new "best golf course", then sunny Irvine, California has just what you're looking for.

Below you'll find information on the absolute best golf courses in Irvine, California that will have you dusting off your golf bag and counting down the seconds to your next visit.

And remember, many of Orange County's golf courses are situated within larger communities - all

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Aerial view of Shady Canyon Custom Estate

Custom Estate

A custom estate with this view and privacy is rarely found in the exclusive community of Shady Canyon. Situated at the end of one of the most prominent cul-de-sac streets in the enclave, this beautiful custom estate on approximately 23,566-square-foot of prime, front-row Shady Canyon parcel features panoramic vistas and beyond - scenic mountains by day, and shimmering city lights by night.

Aerial view of Shady Canyon Custom Estate front exterior

Views and Privacy

A private, beautiful central courtyard greets guests to the alluring estate. Once inside, the foyer immediately draws you to the warmth of this very livable home. The home - built to be mostly single-level living – encompasses approximately 5,717 square feet with 4 bedrooms, and 5-and-one-half bathrooms, including a

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Crystal Cove aerial view of beach and homes

NEWPORT COAST, California (September 28, 2020) View some of Jacqueline Thompson's Luxury Home Sales in Crystal Cove, Corona del Mar and Shady Canyon for August Thru September 2020.

Crystal Cove

Crystal Cove Luxury Homes include Beach living at its best with fabulous ocean views. Seaside villas tucked away amidst courtyards and gardens with stunning ocean views. Exclusive Crystal Cove's lower bluff locale of the enclave making access to the prestigious Crystal Cove Promenade and beaches a breeze. Gracing a coveted ocean view lot and substantial - panoramic views in ultra-exclusive Crystal Cove is highly sought after on the coast. Cul-de-sac, amidst courtyards and gardens, stunning vistas that stretch past crashing whitewater on the coast, to

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Santa Barbara Courthouse at sunset. A historic example of Santa Barbara Style architecture

What is Santa Barbara Style?

Santa Barbara style is an architectural and interior design style derived from Mediterranean and Spanish-revival architecture, often characterized by deep red tones and polished wood textures that contrast with stark white walls.

Santa Barbara style architecture and interior design are characterized by white stucco walls, exposed beam ceilings, red-tile roofs and floors, arcades, and courtyards.

Furniture and fittings are typically made of wood or iron, or woven from other rustic materials. Other features include ornate yet rugged lantern fixtures, large fireplaces, decorative carpets running down long corridors, abundant balconies, and warm inviting patios.  

Santa Barbara Style History

The history of

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Front of home in the evening

Hidden Gem

Nestled in the illustrious Shady Canyon Golf community lies this hidden gem - 38 Prairie Grass – that embodies a perfect blend of feature/function and appeal and is situated on one of the largest lots in the Sycamore neighborhood. This sought-after Sycamore Plan 3 features six bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, including two detached guest casitas.

Evening view of courtyard

Transitional Contemporary Living

The home has been freshly painted both indoors and outdoors. This new enhanced appeal strikes the perfect balance between transitional contemporary living and the timeless architectural feel. The resort-style yard showcases a private courtyard, beautiful gardens, sparkling pool and spa, and a spacious backyard with a full outdoor custom kitchen that

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Ocean views from exterior backyard

Panoramic Views

Gracing a coveted ocean view lot, this former model home is arguably one of the best - and substantial - panoramic views in ultra-exclusive Crystal Cove. Sited at the end of a cul-de-sac, amidst courtyards and gardens, enjoy stunning vistas that stretch past crashing whitewater on the coast, to Newport Harbor, Palos Verdes, Catalina Island- and by night, painterly sunsets. Created on two levels, with casita and guest suite on the main level and the master bedroom with two secondary bedrooms- both en suite- on the second level.

Evening view of ocean from exterior bachyard

Tremendous Views

Most rooms enjoy tremendous views and flow easily from one to the next and out to the rear grounds - where you can feel the spacious lot size - and where the magnificent pool, spa,

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Aerial view of home with ocean and beach views

Fabulous Ocean Views

Beach living at its best with fabulous ocean views. This seaside villa tucked away amidst courtyards and gardens is an enchanting refuge that culminates in stunning ocean views of Catalina Island, coastline, and Palos Verdes. Set in exclusive Crystal Cove in an ideal lower bluff locale of the enclave making access to the prestigious Crystal Cove Promenade and beaches a breeze, you may not find a more serene home.

Aerial view of Crystal Cove neighborhood with ocean views

Beautiful Entrance

Just behind the romantic garden gate lies the beautiful entrance to this 4-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom residence where sophisticated - yet understated interiors welcome you by way of foyer and formal living room. As you step into the luminous spaces, you immediately experience the seamless flow

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Front exterior view of home in the evening

Shady Canyon is one of Southern California’s most prestigious enclaves, melding a pastoral country setting with stone’s-throw proximity to the coast, Newport and Laguna Beach, as well as the business hubs of Orange County. While every estate in Shady Canyon is exceptional, there are a few that stand out as particularly noteworthy for their design, location, and ambiance. 52 Echo Glen is one of them. Offering one of the largest sites in Shady Canyon at a quarter-acre, this ultra-private estate compound encompasses a main residence, casita, pool, and extensive ground. And, the adjacent 25,400-square foot site also is available and includes plans for a guest house by renowned architect Homer Oatman.

Family room view of outside backyard during the day

In addition to its impressive size and scenic

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