Laguna Beach is an exclusive beachside city in Orange County, California. Laguna Beach is the second oldest city in the county, being incorporated in 1927. Laguna Beach is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on the west, San Joaquin Hills on the east, Newport Beach on the north and Dana Point on the south. This is a smaller city with a population of 23,000 people. Laguna Beach is well known for its art culture. The city hosts three large arts festivals each year and has over 180 artists in residence. Every Thursday evening, more than 80 local galleries take part in an art walk for both local residents and visitors, along the historic Gallery Row in North Laguna. In addition to the art scene, there is a vibrant shopping and dining district and many outdoor activities which take place amongst the sandy beaches, canyons and coastal hills that surround Laguna Beach. The local airport is the John Wayne Airport. The University of California at Irvine and the Orange County Performing Arts Center are both, just a short drive away. Laguna Beach is ideally situated 50 miles from Los Angeles and 73 miles from San Diego.
Laguna Beach is home to some of the most desirable view properties in Orange County, California. There is a variety of real estate options in Laguna Beach including condos, historic beach cottages, single family homes and luxury ocean front estates. Many developments in Laguna Beach boast spectacular views including the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, Newport Coast, surrounding canyons, San Clemente Island, city night lights and breathtaking sunsets. Laguna Beach is split into four areas: Laguna Canyon, Laguna Village, North Laguna and South Laguna. Each area of Laguna Beach is made up of many smaller neighborhoods such as Blue Lagoon, Main Beach, Top of the World, Emerald Bay and Smithcliffs. In addition, there are private residences located at the Montage Resort and Spa. There are both guard gated and non-guard gated neighborhoods in Laguna Beach. Homes in Laguna Beach range in price from 350,000 dollars for a small condo to 35 million dollars plus for ocean front custom built estate. Let the local real estate experts, at The Franco Team, help you find the perfect Laguna Beach home.
Students in Laguna Beach attend schools in the award winning Laguna Beach Unified School District. The district has two elementary schools; Top of the World Elementary School and El Morro Elementary School, one middle school; Thurston Middle School and one high school; Laguna Beach High School. Thurston Middle School has been named a “Model Campus” among all California public schools. Laguna Beach High School has the lowest enrollment among high schools in Orange County. There are private schools throughout Laguna Beach, as well, Anneliese Schools, Grace Classical Academy, St. Anne School and St. Catherine of Siena Parish.
Laguna Beach’s average temperatures range from 67 to 79 degrees Fahrenheit year round, making it the perfect place to enjoy the cities many outdoor activities. Laguna Beach has seven miles of beaches, divided into three sections: Northern, Central and Southern. Northern Area beaches include: Irvine Cove, Crescent Bay, Shaw’s Cove, Boat Canyon, Diver’s Cove, Picnic Beach and Rockpile. Irvine Cove is a private beach for residents living in Irvine Cove neighborhoods. Central Area beaches include: Main Beach, Sleepy Hollow, St. Ann’s Street, Thalia Street, Oak Street, Brook’s Street, Mountain Road and Bluebird Canyon. Sleepy Hollow Beach is in the heart of Laguna Beach and popular with residents and visitors, alike. Southern Area beaches include: Pearl Street, Wood’s Cove, Moss Point, Victoria Beach, Christmas Cove, Goff Cove and Treasure Island. The Moss Point Beach is one of the most popular with residents. Most neighborhood homeowners’ associations offer swimming pools, spas and tennis courts as part of their amenities.
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