You set a certain budget for your house hunt — and you can’t go a penny over it. But what if you want to expand your search a wee bit beyond a specific neighborhood? We decided to play the comparison game by exploring what you can buy for a certain dollar value in various California neighborhoods with a series called “Cali Comparables”. We’re crisscrossing the Golden State to give you an idea of how far your dollar goes in certain areas.
This week we are going techy and looking at smart homes in Orange County. How can we buy with a budget of $6 million? Let’s see!
605 Marigold Avenue, Corona Del Mar
Located in coastal Corona del Mar Village, this four-bedroom, five-bathroom home is stunningly contemporary with modern features and custom finishes. As a certified smart home, this property has a state-of-the-art system allowing easy control of the front door, lighting, temperature, and electronic shades. The gourmet kitchen features high-end appliances with plenty of countertop space. The master bedroom offers a luxurious get-away with an en-suite bathroom, a spacious walk-in closet, and 14-foot vaulted ceilings. The elevator will take you to the third floor’s two rooftop decks and cabana, all with fantastic ocean views. Also outdoors are a seating area and a built-in barbeque, perfect for entertaining.
3 Cottonwood, Newport Coast
This Tuscan farmhouse in Newport Beach is the essence of comfortable luxury. Completely redesigned, the four-bedroom and six-bathroom property has clean lines, modern elements, and is finished with high-quality materials. Smart home technology is integrated throughout the home with motorized television concealment artwork, Lutron lighting, Apple TV, Sonos music, and surround sound and camera security system recording. The expanded kitchen boasts new cabinetry, top-of-the-line appliances, and marble countertops. The resort style backyard has a palatial swimming pool and firepit. It also has a loggia with fireplace, barbecue, and outdoor shower, all set against a backdrop of ocean views. The luxury is continued throughout the pool house, featuring a full bathroom and kitchen with high-end appliances.
303 Carnation Avenue, Corona del Mar
Overlooking the coast of Corona del Mar, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom residence is truly the whole package. With ocean views seemingly surrounding the home and a luxurious contemporary design, this home leaves nothing to be desired. The property is also a smart home with audio, video, and automation systems connecting the entire house. Other features include a magnificent two-story foyer, walls of glass allowing owners to enjoy the ocean view, a floating oak staircase, and high-end finishes throughout. The layout makes for an easy transition between indoor/outdoor living. Outdoors, residents can enjoy the living spaces and firepit area with a virtually unobstructed view of the ocean. The home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac nearby great dining, shopping, beaches, and entertainment.
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