Meridian in Newport Beach California

Aerial view of golf course and ocean in Newport Beach California

Situated on one of the most coveted corner locations at the Meridian, this contemporary masterpiece captures your attention with sweeping front row views of the golf course and Pacific Ocean. Accessed via private elevator, the residence's fluid design showcases single level luxury living with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths. Modern interiors reflect quality and thoughtful detail throughout the generous open concept living spaces surrounded by walls of glass and sweeping vistas beyond.

Replete with luxury finishes, fixtures, and appointments – inclusive of hardwood flooring, a chef-worthy kitchen with high-end appliances, luxurious master suite with two walk-in closets, spa-like baths, automated recessed window…

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Jacqueline Thompson outside next to home arch window

by Brooke Becher, Contributing Reporter, California Business Journal

(Newport Beach, CA - June 2022) Meet Jacqueline Thompson, The Luxury Real Estate Queen And Her Unlikely Journey As A First-Generation Immigrant.

Working her way to the top of the Luxury Residential Real Estate Market in affluent Orange County, Calif., Thompson is now one of the highest producing agents, with $1.75 billion in career sales.

Jacqueline Thompson’s immediate breakaway into the multi-million mansion market may appear seamless from the outside. That is until you consider she is one of 12 first generation siblings in an immigrant household.

“We got by wearing donated hand-me-downs from a local church and buying bruised fruits in bulk,” she says, while also…

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Shady Canyon

Daytime view of backyard pool and spa

Staycation Custom Estate in Shady Canyon!

The perfect staycation custom estate in Shady Canyon! This beautiful, private Santa Barbara compound in exclusive Shady Canyon offers luxurious amenities. The estate sits on an almost 30,000 square foot lot and features 6 bedrooms, 6 and 2 half baths, an executive office, luxurious home theater, immense wine tasting room, game room, great room with two show-stopping fireplaces and an open concept Chef’s kitchen opening to the oversized family room. The Chef’s kitchen with large island has every luxury amenity.

Architectural Design

Architectural design details complement the airy floor plan with functionality. The private and immense master wing offers serene view of the Shady…

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Exterior front of home

Newport Coast

Completely reimagined with an elegant transitional style and beachy tones to complement its site in the coastal hills of Newport Coast, this one-of-a-kind gem resides in the guard-gated enclave of Newport Ridge North.

Marvel at the spectacular 180-degree views of city lights and majestic mountains – and revel in the spectacular custom finishes from the millwork adorning the walls and ceilings throughout- finished in gleaming white- to the remodeled kitchen and bathrooms, stylish light fixtures, hardwood flooring and so much more!

The gracious floor plan flows effortlessly with office and formal living room at the entry and formal dining just beyond opening to a charming outdoor space. White quartz counters and backsplash…

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Backyard view of pool and exterior of home

European-Influenced

This beautiful European-influenced custom estate with views in exclusive Shady Canyon offers word-class living with 6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms on three levels with an entertaining floor plan.

Authentic Italian architecture beckons you to the inviting entrance, while a private courtyard with fireplace invites you inside the home to explore the vast entertaining spaces with multiple doors to the outside.

The upper level showcases a luxurious master wing with spa bath and viewing terrace, and a secondary bedroom en suite nearby. The main level offers two secondary bedrooms, a detached guest casita, library/office, formal living room, dining room, open-concept chef’s kitchen, and oversized family room with high ceiling and…

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Shady Canyon

Exterior front view of home

Spanish Colonial-Style

Situated on a corner lot on a prime street in Shady Canyon, this extensively remodeled Spanish Colonial-Style architecture is elevated with unparalleled quality and design sense. Living like a single-level home w/ a recreational subterranean level, this outstanding residence is a perfect blend of bright cozy spaces with an outdoor focused approach.

Outdoor Vignettes

The generous steel windows & French doors connect every room to one of the homes countless outdoor vignettes. Upon entry through the stunning rotunda foyer, this irreplaceable home unfolds - each room w/ curated materials and design elements from contemporary Carrera marble countertops, wall finishes, and transitional light fixtures to…

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Shady Canyon sign in Irvine California

Jacqueline Thompson Hits Record Sales Volume in Shady Canyon, $1 Billion SOLD

With $1 Billion in career sales within Shady Canyon, Jacqueline Thompson has been the #1 agent in Shady Canyon for over 12 years, with more sales than any other agent by an unprecedented landslide.

Newport Beach, CA: As the number one agent at Surterre Properties, and one of the most highly regarded agents in Orange County, Jacqueline Thompson achieved a record year in 2021 with over $350 million sold. Beginning 2022 with her eye on the $1 Billion milestone for sales in the coveted enclave of Shady Canyon, Jacqueline set out to raise the bar for service and results, earning her high caliber listings from distinguished clientele. Entering the second quarter of 2022,…

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Backyard swimming pool and patio

Shady Canyon, Irvine California

Highest price home sold EVER for a semi-custom home in Shady Canyon!

Sycamore Plan 1

This desirable, single-level Sycamore Plan 1 residence was recently remodeled with fresh paint throughout and newly installed countertops and backsplash in the kitchen. The residence blends timeless beauty with modern-day amenities.

California Lifestyle

Gracing 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 California lifestyle fashion including the backyard with pool/spa, cabana and outdoor dining area, where an outdoor kitchen and fireplace await.

Grand-Scale Rooms

The interior spaces – with…

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Jacqueline Thompson outside next to home arch window

BlueDoor Magazine

She has $1.65 billion in residential real estate sales, sets sales records in coastal OC, and is the number-one agent in Shady Canyon. But for Jacqueline Thompson, professional success is only part of the story.

WHAT’S DIFFERENT ABOUT YOUR APPROACH?

I am more than an agent—I’m a member of our community. I am committed to investing in the people, places, and things that have supported me throughout my career. It’s my way of paying it forward and bringing things full circle. For me, while I love my career, it’s more about building a legacy. One way I am doing that is through a special donation to UCI’s new hospital.

As a female and an immigrant to the U.S., after college I relocated to the OC with my husband Bill without…

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Jacqueline Thompson Meaningful Wellbeing

Meaningful Wellbeing

“Recently a client said to me, “Jacqueline, I know life is busy, so please don’t worry about the small things.”

To which I replied, “I find meaning in being able to help with large and small details alike. Often times the little things are the big things.”

This conversation inspired me to outline a few small things that, without fail, end up being the big things. In a time when enhanced vitality is highly sought after, and elevated day-to-day interactions are coveted, this recipe for meaningful wellbeing may be just what the doctor ordered.

1. Health will always be wealth.

To serve others well, taking care of your physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual self is vital. Putting you first isn’t selfish. It’s…

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