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Brenda McCroskey

1513 Emerald Bay

$9,500,000 1513 Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Soaring and Majestic Architecture meets Forever Views from Dana Point Headlands to Abalone Point at 1513 Emerald Bay Drive. One of the most architecturally significant homes in the Bay - totally re-modeled and expanded in 1997 on a huge corner lot overlooking all of Emerald Bay, Laguna, Irvine Cove, and our beautiful southern Coastline, all the way down to the Dana Point Headlands! Enter the elegant courtyard through a stunning lacquered gate framed by two gorgeous open tiles as focal points introducing you to the beauty beyond.... Enjoying gorgeous views from every room, this stunning 4200 sq ft home features gracious and spacious living areas - a huge unforgettable, and Architectural Digest-worthy Living Room / Dining Room, Kitchen with wrap-around views, large and comfortable family room, and informal dining room with the feeling of a forever ocean view treehouse on top of the world. An elegant and generous Primary suite, with beautiful marble bath, complete with tub and a walk-in shower - both with a view!, large walk-in closet, 2 additional ensuite bedrooms, and an ensuite office/library that could also be the 4th bedroom - all with views that take your breath away. Completing this gorgeous property is a 4 car garage with a view (!), workshop, its own 3/4 bath; a wine closet, wonderful storage with a downstairs and upstairs walk-in and another full wall of closets, and exterior storage. A newer wrap-around Trex deck completes this lovely indoor/outdoor living, framed and covered by soaring buttresses that make this incredible Emerald Bay property stunning and memorable. This exclusive guard-gated community offers residents private access to a beautiful 1/2 mile long white sand beach, Jr. Olympic pool complex with changing rooms, jetted spa, 6 tennis courts with on-site teaching pro, sports courts and pickleball, 3 parks, playgrounds (park and beach), sand volleyball, clubhouse with kitchen - an elegant but fun beach and golf-cart lifestyle many only dream of.
  • Sold
  • 3
  • 5
  • 1997
    Year Built
  • 4,168 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 4,168 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 0.29 Acres
  • MLS® ID: NP22218776
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1997
  • Architecture Styles: Contemporary, Custom
  • Water Frontage: ['Beach Access', 'Ocean Access', 'Ocean Side Of Freeway']
  • View Description: Bluff, Catalina, Coastline, Neighborhood, Ocean, Panoramic, Water
  • School District: Laguna Beach Unified


  • Total Bedrooms: 3
  • Total Bathrooms: 5
  • Full Bathrooms: 2
  • Three Quarter Bathrooms: 3
  • Laundry Room: Washer Hookup, Inside, Laundry Room
  • Flooring: Carpet, Wood
  • Fireplace: Gas Starter, Living Room, Primary Bedroom, Raised Hearth
  • Appliances: Built-In Range, Double Oven, Dishwasher, Electric Cooktop, Electric Oven, Disposal, Microwave, Refrigerator, Dryer, Washer
  • Other Interior Features: Built-in Features, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Granite Counters, High Ceilings, Living Room Deck Attached, Open Floorplan, Pantry, Two Story Ceilings, Unfurnished, All Bedrooms Up, Utility Room, Wine Cellar, Walk-In Closet(s)

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 2
  • Garage Space: 4.0
  • Water Source: Public
  • Utilities: Electricity Connected, Natural Gas Connected, Phone Connected, Sewer Connected, Water Connected
  • Pool: Association
  • Roof: Composition
  • Lot Features: Landscaped, Near Park, Sprinkler System
  • Parking: Direct Access, Door-Single, Driveway, Garage Faces Front, Garage, Garage Door Opener, Oversized, Private, Storage, Tandem, Workshop in Garage
  • Heat Type: Central, Zoned
  • Air Conditioning: None
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • HOA Amenities: Call for Rules, Clubhouse, Controlled Access, Sport Court, Dog Park, Fire Pit, Maintenance Grounds, Meeting Room, Management, Meeting/Banquet/Party Room, Picnic Area, Playground, Pickleball, Pool, Recreation Room, Guard, Spa/Hot Tub, Security, Tennis Court(s)
  • Security Features: Security System, Carbon Monoxide Detector(s), Gated with Guard, Gated Community, Gated with Attendant, 24 Hour Security, Smoke Detector(s), Security Guard
  • Other Exterior Features: Lighting


  • Sales Price: $9,500,000
  • HOA Fees: $8,378/yr
  • Zoning: R-1
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