Popular author Dean Koontz purchased a new home in Orange County's exclusive Shady Canyon community for a cool $11.6 million. The house is 13,418 square feet, with fantastic luxury features.
Take a look below, and keep reading to find out more...
The ultra-luxury neighborhoods in Irvine, CA are bound to attract A-list celebrities.
These communities have stunning, multi-million-dollar estates and top-of-the-line amenities that impress those with even the most lavish lifestyles.
So, it probably comes as no surprise that Shady Canyon is now the home of the best-selling author, Dean Koontz.
Dean Koontz is a prolific American writer who has written so many books, it’s hard to find anyone who doesn’t know his name. He’s written over 100 novels since 1968 and has had 14 of them top the New York Times Bestseller’s list.
Writing horror and thriller novels, Koontz is often compared to the infamous Stephen King—the horror novelist of It, Pet Cemetery, and The Shining.
With over 500-million copies of his novels sold, Koontz has become one of the highest-paid novelists in the country, though it’s Irvine, CA where he chooses to live.
Dean Koontz's New Home In Shady Canyon
Dean Koontz just bought a 13,418 square-foot Mediterranean-style estate in Shady Canyon for the whopping price of $11.6 million, with Jacqueline Thompson of Surterre Properties acting as the listing agent. Koontz's stunning new home has 6 bedrooms, 7.5 bathrooms, and 2 master suites.
The best parts about this property, are its entertainment and lifestyle facilities, like its billiards lounge, stadium-format theater, and fitness center, not to mention the custom swimming pool and spa located in the back of the property.
Dean Koontz's new home is absolutely extraordinary, boasting a gourmet kitchen, private library, and a wood-paneled executive office where Koontz will probably put in most of his writing.
If you’re hoping to get a glance of this formidable home, you’ll have to think again. Shady Canyon is a gated community that is kept secure all hours of the day.
Beyond this, Koontz’s home is located on a half-an-acre wooded lot at the end of a long driveway, giving him the ultimate privacy in this beautiful location.
An Exclusive Look Into Shady Canyon
Shady Canyon is one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Irvine, CA.
It’s known for its extravagant homes that take luxury and elegance to the next level.
There are only 400 homes in the whole of the community, offering semi-custom and custom builds. Though one thing unites them all—their fine, designer craftsmanship.
Every home exudes beauty with the Mediterranean and Spanish architectural styles. They have perfectly manicured lawns and gardens that would put any estate in their place.
Other than the amazing houses, what attracts so many luxury homebuyers to Shady Canyon are all of its terrific amenities.
Some of the most outstanding benefits include an Olympic-style swimming pool and spa, as well as a professional tennis center.
The neighborhood is also surrounded by a network of trails where residents can walk, hike, or bike among the natural beauty of the area.
The best part about living in Shady Canyon is having access to Shady Canyon Golf Club, an exclusive invite-only club that stands out among Irvine's world-class golf clubs and courses.
Life in Irvine, CA
If you’re an A-lister like Dean Koontz, life in Irvine is pretty good.
Not only does the city have idyllic weather and world-class beaches, it’s also home to some of the best shopping in the state.
Fashion Island is only one example of where you can find the most esteemed and well-loved brands from around the globe.
Other fantastic shopping malls include Irvine Spectrum Center and South Coast Plaza.
In addition to the shopping and beaches, Irvine is home to top-rated golf courses that are peppered around the city. Among them are Pelican Hill Golf Club and Tijeras Creek Golf Club.
If you want to learn more about luxury living in Irvine, CA, contact Jaqueline Thompson today. She’s your luxury real estate expert in Irvine.