Emerald Bay Connection


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DID YOU KNOW? Chicago Federal Reserve Chief Charles Evans sees the US economy growing by 2.5% in 2019.

DID YOU KNOW? About $1.1 trillion in retail Holiday sales nationwide are forecast by Deloitte, accounting for about 25% of annual retail sales. Overall shopping nationwide continues to surge this year. With $128 billion in retail sales, transactions are up 17 - 22% over last year.

DID YOU KNOW? The deadliest wildfire in California's history is now fully contained: 85 people died, 267 are still missing, almost 14,000 homes, more than 500 businesses, and about 4,300 other buildings were destroyed. It burned about 153,000 acres. (WSJ)

Hospitality Night

Santa is Coming to Town

Please join me at one of Laguna’s best LOCALS nights. Hospitality night is Friday, December 7th from 5:00-10:00.

Local Events

Annual Tree Lighting Festival

Join Crystal Cove Conservancy for the 22nd annual holiday winter family festival and tree lighting today from 10 am to 6 pm.

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Around Town

Hotel Joaquin

The public spaces and the 22 guestrooms are dressed with vintage pieces, books, record players, custom furniture, and curated artwork by coastal-driven local artists like Sage Vaughn and Danny Fuller.

The Best Holiday Shopping
Event is Back

Please join me TODAY for the best Laguna locals shopping day!

The Art Center (across from Surf and Sand) 1492 S. Coast Hwy Laguna Beach

Saturday Dec. 1st, 10am - 4pm!

Kerry Cassill
Diana Garreau
LP Gardenworks
M.Lande Bags
Maggie Hempen
Mary Qvale
Redd Accessories
Jodi Siegal ceramics
Platypus Fiber Designs
Soul Project
Haute Toffee
Bread Artisan Bakery

What is the Mills Act?

The Mills Act was adopted in 1976 by the State Legislature to establish an alternative method for determining assessment values as an incentive for the preservation of historic properties

Featured Property for Sale

216 Emerald Bay

Enjoy living in this exquisitely remodeled Emerald Bay home. Wonderfully appointed for entertaining with exceptional indoor/outdoor living as the patio is fully enclosed and private. This updated 5-bedroom, 3 bath, home is absolutely perfect. The spacious and thoughtfully modernized kitchen seamlessly opens up to a dining room, great room and a family room. Additionally, there are 2 bedrooms with custom lofts - truly a dream for any child. The generous two car garage has tremendous storage space as well as an extra spot for a golf cart. This home is in pristine condition and a must see. Enjoy all the spectacular amenities of exclusive Emerald Bay: white sand beach, volleyball courts, 6 tennis courts, a brand-new park area, pool complex and activities for all.
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5 BD I 3 BA I $4,300,000

Featured Property for Lease

319 Emerald Bay

SUMMER 2019 - This gorgeous ocean view home is available for a summer weekly rental beginning June, 2019. Featuring 4 bedrooms, 5 baths including a master suite with breathtaking ocean views, a gourmet kitchen with upgraded stainless steal appliances and walk in pantry, kitchen island granite countertops all in an open floor plan to the family room. Enjoy eating on the outdoor deck with panoramic views of the pacific ocean. Downstairs offers a huge game room with large screen TV, pool table and piano for everyone to enjoy. The backyard has a relaxing spa, outdoor fireplace with plenty of space to enjoy and entertain in the lush tropical landscaped yard. Emerald Bay, a private gated community offering swimming pool and spa, tennis courts, beach volleyball, private beach access and lots of fun events year round for all ages.
4 BD I 5 BA I $15,000/Week

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My Current Listings

199 Emerald Bay $17,950,000
95 Emerald Bay $9,100,000
216 Emerald Bay $4,300,000
62 Emerald Bay $7,900,000 ( In Escrow)
725 Emerald Bay $4,200,000 ( In Escrow)
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