February 2013

Found 7 blog entries for February 2013.

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There is a a huge construction boom happening in the ocean front community called "Capistrano Shores."  The community was well established as a mobile home park for many years.  The homes were on lease land with the average monthly cost to lease that land was around $2,500 a month.  In 2008, all of this changed.  The 90 residents within the Capistrano Shores community bought the land for an estimated $100 million dollars which instantly caused the real estate values to jump from an average $750,000 mobile home to now nearly $2 million dollars.

Capistrano Shores San Clemente | Construction Ocean Front Home

What is happening in the community is a construction boom where old existing mobile homes are being torn down and replaced with large two story residences.  The homes are keeping their original foot print of the

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The Marblehead Coastal construction continues on as evidence to an agreement was signed off by the San Clemente city council on the 19th of February, 2013.  Driving by the site today it's evident that things are moving forward with construction workers and machines in production.  The city council approve Lehman Bros to complete the work needed for the infrastructure of the site which includes adding streets, utilities, grading, etc.  Residents of San Clemente will soon see the large vacant parcel become more developed in the upcoming months.

It has been reported that by the end of March that the community park construction will begin and work to the off ramp of the 5 freeway will complete by the end of this summer.  The original plans to the 248 acre

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A new Mark Singer designed home has come on the market in the Cypress Shores community in San Clemente, California.  Mark Singer is one of the most influential architects for contemporary design here in Southern California.  His work can often be found in the Laguna Beach area where many of his designed homes come on the market.  The design is very contemporary with an open floor plan that complements the natural setting and views of the home. 

The home located in the gated community of the Cyprus Cove community is located one street back from the ocean front in the popular Southwest San Clemente area.  The home is a true master piece and has sensational views of the ocean and is currently on the market for $4,950,000.  The home features 60 feet of

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Faire Harbor ocean view condos in San Clemente have been slow to come on the market in recent months due to the low inventory of housing in the San Clemente real estate market.  Faire Harbor is located in the Marbelhead area of San Clemente just east of the 5 freeway.  The town homes in the Faire Harbor community offer two levels of condo living with a detached 2 car garage.  Many of the town homes do have views of the ocean.

A new Faire Harbor condo just came on the market this week and offers nice views of the ocean and offered for sale for $419,000.  The condo is nicely updated with rich hardwood flooring and upgraded kitchen area.  Downstairs features the main living area with a family room, kitchen and breakfast nook area.  Upstairs features three

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The Cazadero community in the Talega area of San Clemente is one of the unexpected places to find ocean view properties for sale.  The community is a favorite for Talega home buyers due to it's large floor-plans and square footage's that reach over 4,000 square feet.   Homes located on the front row have nice views of the valley and ocean and typically are priced well above the $1 million dollar price point.  The homes also are located on large lots and often feature outdoor entertainment area with private pools, spa's and BBQ areas.  Most of the homes in the community will feature four bedrooms with unique features like hardwood floors and gourmet kitchens.  The community is included in all of the Talega amenities which include several community pools

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Bella Vista is one of Talega's newer communities in San Clemente, California that is home to just 14 residences.  Located in the heart of Talega the homes are situated on one cul-de-sac street that offers two story Mediterranean style homes as pictured below.  Amongst these three homes you have three different floor plans to choose from.  The homes were built in 2008 and have all been sold but newer construction re-sale homes do come on the market from time to time. 

Currently there is one Bella Vista home for sale that is currently listed for $985,000.  The home features four bedrooms, two baths with 3,556 square feet.  The home features volume ceilings with stone and granite counter tops.  You will also find top of the line Thermador stainless steel

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Living by the San Clemente Pier is a great place to call home especially if you have views of the Pacific Ocean and the San Clemente Pier.  Buying a condo by the Pier does not come cheap though as these condos are located on prime pieces of land.  As the economy as slowed down in the past 5 years so have real estate prices come down for these view condos.  It wasn't too long ago that ocean and pier view condos were selling for well above the million dollar price point.  Now the real estate prices adjusted, it's possible to find pier view condos for under $800,000!

There are three main buildings you should look for in San Clemente if you are looking for a Pier view.  Three buildings are the Villa Granada, Villa Grande and Reef Gate West buildings.  All