Cali Comparables: What $3.2 Million Buys in Laguna Beach

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 in a new series we’re calling “Cali Comparables.” We’re going across the Golden State to give you an idea of how far your dollar goes in certain areas.

This week, we’re headed to the sandy shores of Laguna Beach for our house hunt. Let’s take a look at how far $3.2 million (plus or minus) will take you in this splendid seaside destination.


A quintessential Emerald Bay home, this 3-bedroom, 3-bath residence is located in a private cul-de-sac on the Oceanside of Pacific Coast Highway and resides just moments away from the sand. The spacious great room offers fantastic white water views while the well-appointed kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances. The separate guest suite is great for guests or live ins.

43 Emerald Bay
Laguna Beach, CA 92651


Located in a quiet cul-de-sac, this distinctive 4-bedroom, 4-bath home boasts stunning 180-degree ocean and coastline views with breathtaking Catalina Island sunset vistas. Upscale appointments and amenities abound including hardwood and stone flooring, electric skylights, granite countertops, security system, and surround sound. This stately Laguna Beach home is just the place to relax in magnificent comfort and style.

718 Davis Way
Laguna Beach, CA 92651


A re-envisioned, warm contemporary, stunning features include 180-degree ocean views, in-home automation, chef’s kitchen with Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances along with built-in espresso maker, 500-bottle wine room and more. Just minutes away from famed Victoria Beach and the Montage resort, this is handcrafted luxury at its finest.

739 Marlin
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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