A Get-Away Suitable for Gatsby

A Get-Away Suitable for Gatsby

1711 E. Ocean Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92661

1711 E. Ocean Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92661

It’s not often that I select properties out of the L.A. area to write about, but after getting the opportunity to see this one, I couldn’t help myself. Only about an hour away from the city, you feel like you’ve escaped to a far paradise. It’s no wonder Newport Beach is referred to as California’s Riviera. And there, in this home reminiscent of a Tuscan Villa, meticulous attention to detail and quality can be found at every turn.

 Only one home away from the sand and just a few blocks to the bay with docks and boats galore, this estate offers grand volume while mating intimacy, comfort and the quintessential beach lifestyle. (Not to mention the fact that it's priced great aga

Only one home away from the sand and just a few blocks to the bay with docks and boats galore, this estate offers grand volume while mating intimacy, comfort and the quintessential beach lifestyle. (Not to mention the fact that it’s priced great against its comps.)

 The home’s main living area is on the second of its three floors and features an open floor plan whose living room, dining room, and spacious chef’s kitchen, are anchored by a stunning spiral staircase.

The home’s main living area is on the second of its three floors and features an open floor plan whose living room, dining room, and spacious chef’s kitchen, are anchored by a stunning spiral staircase.

 As if all the features inside the home, including his and her walk-in closets and master baths, didn't set this home apart already, various decks and balconies throughout add an extra 1,000 sq. ft of outdoor space, creating true indoor/outdoor livin

As if all the features inside the home, including his and her walk-in closets and master baths, didn’t set this home apart already, various decks and balconies throughout add an extra 1,000 sq. ft of outdoor space, creating true indoor/outdoor living – in a place where you really crave just that.

 The first of these outdoor areas is a long balcony that extends the full width of the home right off the living and dining room. With an east-facing orientation, this is the perfect place to enjoy a morning cup of coffee as the sun rises and the nei

The first of these outdoor areas is a long balcony that extends the full width of the home right off the living and dining room. With an east-facing orientation, this is the perfect place to enjoy a morning cup of coffee as the sun rises and the neighborhood below comes to life.

 This sweeping handmade staircase, which accesses all three levels, is just one of many examples in this home where art and form follow function.

This sweeping handmade staircase, which accesses all three levels, is just one of many examples in this home where art and form follow function.

 The gorgeous stairway features steps made from hewn walnut and a custom wrought iron railing.

The gorgeous stairway features steps made from hewn walnut and a custom wrought iron railing.

 When it’s time to retreat, the master offers a private fireplace, dual master baths and closets.

When it’s time to retreat, the master offers a private fireplace, dual master baths and closets.

 My favorite outdoor area is the roof, which includes two decks - one with views of the bay, hills and city lights to enjoy alongside a grand outdoor fireplace, while the other faces Catalina and sunset ocean views to enjoy with a full outdoor kitche

My favorite outdoor area is the roof, which includes two decks – one with views of the bay, hills and city lights to enjoy alongside a grand outdoor fireplace, while the other faces Catalina and sunset ocean views to enjoy with a full outdoor kitchen.

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 With an estate and details like this, who even needs the bay and beach options, Old Sport?

With an estate and details like this, who even needs the bay and beach options, Old Sport?

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1711 E. Ocean Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Architect: Pierre Koenig
  • List Price: $4,995,000
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Sq Feet: 2,827
  • Lot Size: 6,002
  • Year Built: 1985
  • Air: Dual, Ceiling Fan
  • Floor: Other
  • Parking: Carport, Auto Driveway Gate
  • Views: Other
  • Fireplace: Living Room

MLS #: 24-349449

Listing courtesy of Shelley Aaronson of Sotheby’s International Realty and Alyssa Jones of Surterre Properties Inc.

Note: Information above reflects market status as of the date this post was originally published. Feel free to call for current market status.

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