Communities

Mehdi and his team support all of Orange County.

Below are a couple of choice cities for your viewing pleasure.

NEWPORT BEACH

Nestled among golden stretches of pristine Pacific coastline just north of Laguna Beach and south of Huntington Beach, Newport Beach epitomizes the casually sophisticated lifestyle of Southern California.  Known for its mild year round Mediterranean climate, easy airport access, world-class harbor, beaches, culture, community, culinary delight, and outdoor living, Newport Beach is a city that speaks to your passions.

Newport Beach boasts an interesting and eclectic mix of architecture and home design styles within its multiple neighborhoods.  From EAST BLUFF which  covers a large portion of Newport Beach with over 45 different neighborhoods, BALBOA PENINSULA,  home to the “Wedge” a prime surf spot, the quaint villages of CORONA DEL MAR and the famous flower streets, or the prestigious NEWPORT COAST with its sweeping views and golfer’s delight.

EAST BLUFF

East Bluff is considered a hidden jewel with larger lots, sweeping views of the Back Bay, Newport Bay and city lights from many of the homes.  East Bluff was built by the master planners of Irvine Company and host is to communities such as “One Ford Road”, and “Big Canyon”.  Many homes have easy access to schools, parks, shopping, nature trails, and the Newport Beach Tennis Club.

BALBOA PENINSULA

Balboa has a rich and unique history.  Home to the Balboa Pavilion and the famous Newport Harbor, Balboa has a rich and unique history.  Balboa Island is one of the most expensive real estate markets in North America outside of Lower Manhattan. Balboa Peninsula is mostly residential and is home to many multi-million dollar Bayfront estates.

CORONA DEL MAR

Corona del Mar is Spanish for “Crown of the Sea”.  An annex of Newport Beach, Corona del Mar is a quaint town known for it’s tidepools, village shops, vast ocean views, and small town feel.  Corona del Mar is a highly sought after community with a mix of enchanting cottages and  luxurious residences nestled on tree lined streets.

NEWPORT COAST

Newport Coast is a prestigious master-planned community developed by the Irvine Company and features panoramic views of the coastal canyons and the pristine coast of Southern California. Newport Coast is about 9,432 acres located south of Newport Beach, and roughly 75% of the land is dedicated to open space or golf courses. There are a variety of home types in the community, from luxury condos to ocean view, custom estates.  Luxury, nature, and beautiful beaches set the tone for this community.

 

Newport Beach Shopping

Discerning Newport Beach shoppers enjoy one-of-a-kind boutiques as well as prestigious department stores, along with Newport’s best restaurants.  Whether you are looking for beach wear, sunglasses, gifts or local art, shopping in Newport Beach is an adventure for your retail spirit. Enjoy the wonderful shops in Newport Beach and Fashion Island, an outdoor mecca filled with over 200 specialty shops, restaurants, and chic boutiques,  visit the charming boutiques of Balboa Island, or opt for vintage couture and specialty items along storefronts in Corona del Mar..

Crytal Cove Newport Coast Shopping Center

Fashion Island

Newport Beach Dining 

With multitude of talented chefs and award winning dining choices available citywide to savor and explore you’re sure to find a restaurant in Newport Beach that fits your tastes and you will most thoroughly enjoy! Throughout the various neighborhoods of Newport you will find each has their own unique dining experience, culture and cuisine. From ultra trendy, to the freshest seafood, to local’s favorites or exotic delicacies from far-off lands. Newport Beach’s finest eateries participate in this citywide culinary celebration for a full ten days for the annual Newport Beach Restaurant Week, serving up special 3-course prix-fixe gourmet menus at tiered price points for all to savor the taste of Newport Beach.

Newport Beach Dining and Restaurant Week

Newport Beach Sports

For the golfer, Newport Beach offers six golf courses and hosts the annual Toshiba Classic.   For boaters, Newport Harbor boasts 1,600-acres of harbor and bay, over 9,000 boats and is home to the historical Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race.  Don’t forget to stop by the Newport Sports Museum that houses over 10,000 items of sports memorabilia.

Pelican Hill Golf-Newport Coast 

Newport Beach Sports Museum

Newport Beach Family Activities

Families can find a fun array of activities and things to do in Newport Beach.  From quality fun-in-the-sun time at many famous pristine beaches, to harbor activities such as Duffy boat excursions, sailing and kayaking – Newport Beach offers it all. Rent bicycles, a boogie board or set your sights on a Segway guided tour for the family! Or enjoy Shakespeare by the Sea.

Bike Rentals

Kayak Tours

Newport Beach Nightlife

Free of judgment and always welcoming, Newport Beach’s nightlife accommodates every type of patron imaginable: classy, sassy, the sports nut, dancing star, jazz hound, nautical, and radical.

Newport Beach Fitness 

Newport Beach hosts an array of spots for the runner, biker, and hiker such as the Upper Newport Bay, Back Bay Loop, El Moro Trails, and Crystal Cove State Beach.  Don’t forget the surfing, beach volleyball, strolling on Balboa Island, or just taking in the scenes on a beach cruiser.

Newport Beach Nature

Newport Beach offers some of the most beautiful ecological landscapes, wildlife and marine habitat in Southern California. To ensure that the natural beauty of the destination from the parks to the oceans and the ecologically important Back Bay Preserve, the city continues to establish programs to sustain the destination’s natural beauty for all to enjoy for years to come

Nature and Walking Trails

Newport Bay Conservatory

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IRVINE

Bordering Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Tustin, Santa Ana, and Laguna Woods, Irvine thrives at the center of Orange County with 44 miles of bike trails, 20,000 acres of parks and preserves, and the beach 10 miles away.  Irvine is home to one of Orange County’s Universities UCI and is known it’s for world class education system. From an energetic rock concert at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, biking and hiking outdoors, or  a stroll through a museum, there are plenty of thing to do in Irvine.  With Irvine’s mild climate, placement, wild lands, and family friendly communities there is no question why so many call Irvine home.

Irvine Real Estate 

Irvine is one of the nation’s largest planned urban communities and encompasses more than 65 square miles. Irvine was ranked number 6 on the 2012 CNN Moneys top 10 list of places to live.    Thanks to smart planning, this big city can feel surprisingly small. The 40-year-old community is divided into 40 “villages”.

Irvine Shopping

Exclusive designer boutiques, and premium department stores, Irvine shopping centers feel more like resorts.

Shopping at the Spectrum

Shopping at the Market Place in Irvine

Irvine Dining 

Irvine boasts an endless selection of international dining options, showcasing fresh and flavorful cuisine from all around the world.

Dining in Irvine

Irvine Sports

Strawberry Farms Golf Club, Oak Creek Golf Club, and  Rancho San Joaquin Golf Club are some of the golf courses you will find in Irvine, offering courses for the beginner and the expert golfer, and classes.

Strawberry Fields Golf Club

Oak Creek Golf Club

Irvine Family Activities

Irvine is home to some of the richest parks, nature preserves, and wholesome family fun.  Irvine Regional Park is a 477- acre park, and you will never be at a loss for fun things to do. The park is home to four softball fields, two horseshoe pits, volleyball courts and a four-mile equestrian trail. Families love the park because it has six playgrounds, pony rides, and the Irvine Park Railroad, a 1/3-scale train ride that goes through the park. Everyone enjoys renting paddleboats  traveling around the park lagoon or renting bikes to pedal through beautiful scenery.

Irvine Regional Park

Irvine Nature

The City of Irvine is dedicated to creating and promoting an awareness of the natural community.  The Turtle Rock Nature Center is a five acre nature preserve that is both and home for wildlife and an outdoor classroom where visitors can learn to protect the natural environment.  The Irvine Ranch Conservancy offers a variety of free, family-friendly activities tailored to meet the needs of all nature lovers.

Turtle Rock Nature Center

Hiking, Biking, and Walking trails

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LAGUNA NIGUEL

Laguna Niguel is a 14.72 square mile planned community of South Orange County,  It is surrounded by the cities of Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, :aguna Hills, Mission Viejo, and San Juan Capistrano.  The name “Laguna Niguel” is derived from the Spanish word “Laguna,” which means lagoon, and the word “Nigueli,” which was the name of a Juaneno Indian village once located near Aliso Creek.

The City of Laguna Niguel

Laguna Niguel Real Estate

Laguna Niguel is a bit inland from the beaches, but due to the proximity to the ocean the temperatures are cooler than places such as Mission Viejo or Ladera Ranch.  Some homes sitting on Laguna Niguels rolling hills offer ocean views over Dana Point and Laguna Beach.

Laguna Niguel Shopping

Ocean Ranch Village Laguna Niguel is one of South Orange County’s premier community shopping centers with more than 146,669 square feet of retail, dining, and entertainment.  Trader Joe’s, Pier 1 Imports, 24 Hour Fitness, Savannah Chop House, and Cinepolis cinema are a few of the places you will meander through when you visit.

Laguna Niguel Family Acitivites

Laguna Niguel Regional Park is dedicated to a wide variety of recreational uses. Two pedestrian bridges provide access to remote picnic shelters and hiking trails. Lake fishing for trout, (winter only) and bass and bluegill, (year round) is available for all park visitors.  Picnic areas are equipped with shelters, sinks, picnic tables and barbecue stoves electrical outlets. An amphitheater is provided for youth and community organization activities. Turf areas, horseshoe pits, a par course along the parks two mile jogging trail, two sand volleyball courts and four lighted tennis courts are available for public enjoyment. Kite Hill offers excellent conditions for remote control glider operations. Bicycle trails meander throughout the park.

Laguna Niguel Regional Park

Laguna Niguel Nature

Since 1981, the Niguel Botanical Preserve has been a staple of the Laguna Niguel community. It was conceived to better appreciate and promote horticulture from around the world. Regions that are represented include South America, Mexico, Australia and the Mediterranean. The grounds feature an assortment of trails and mazes you can walk through where you can browse the variety of plants and shrubs.

Laguna Niguel Botanical Preserve