San Clemente Gated Community Homes

San Clemente Gated Community Homes provide the extra level of security and can be found in many different price ranges thoughout San Clemente and the Talega area.

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Real Estate agents have a special day when they get to preview brand new listings that come on the market in the San Clemente real estate market place.  This is called "broker preview" since real estate agents and brokers have the ability to view a large number of listings in a short four period.  Often times, agents will spend just a couple minutes looking at a property and then drive on to the next property.  This allows them to be able to see a large number of properties so they are better able to identify properties that may work for their clients.

The dates for properties located in San Clemente, Dana Point and San Juan Capistrano is every Wednesday from 9:30am to 1:30pm. Buyers are also welcome to attend these open houses and can quickly view a

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The Sea Ridge Estates community is one of the best kept secrets for finding large estate homes with wonderful ocean and canyon views.  The neighborhood is quietly located behind the gates of the ocean view street of Avenida Salvador in San Clemente.  Here you will find 44 luxury homes that have been built for the last 27 years.  The average size home in Sea Ridge Estates is about 4,500 square feet with a total of four bedrooms and four baths.  It's not uncommon to find homes up to 6,000 square feet which are some of the largest in this community.  Real Estate prices for a 4,000 square foot home is normally priced around the $2 million dollar price point with larger homes topping the $3 million dollar price point.  We did a quick search to see what has

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This year was a busy year for real estate sales in San Clemente with over 932 homes sold in this small beach town.  As we look back as what has transpired over the year we always like to see what were the top 3 sales that occurred.  Here is a quick recap of these real estate sales.  First, the highest sale occurred in the most expensive neighborhood in San Clemente known as Cotton Point Estates.  4075 Calle Isabella, San Clemente sold for $7,588,000 and closed escrow on 10/12/2016.  The large estate home was in the same neighborhood as the Nixon White house and was first listed at $9,050,000.  It was then lowered to $7,988,000 after being on the market for less than two months.  A little after 45 days after that the home went under contract and closed

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San Clemente is a small beach town with a wide range of real estate prices.  Single family homes now start just under $600,000 for a single family home located on the north side of town.  The luxury real estate market typically comprises of homes priced between $3 to $10 million dollars and can be found in some of the best neighborhoods like Sea Pointe Estates, Cyprus Cove and Cyprus Cove.  San Clemente also has a small niche ultra luxury market for homes priced over the $10 million dollar price point.  These homes are almost always located in the ultra-exclusive Cotton Point neighborhood where the former Nixon White House is located.  These are large scale homes that were originally vacant lots not too long ago and were part of the overall compound for

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San Clemente is well known as a small beach town with many of the homes built very close to each other, especially near the beach. Many visitors from other parts of the country are used to having homes with large sized lots and are always asking the best areas to looking for homes with over an acre of land attached to it. This is our best guide to for homes that may match that criteria.

First, the Forster Ranch area is a great place to start. This is an area located east of the 5 freeway with many homes located on large over-sized lots. Many of the homes will occupy around 10,000 square feet but there is one community that is well known for having homes on one acre lots. This neighborhood is called Forster Ranch Estates and this is a custom home area

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The Sunset Shores oceanfront complex is located at 410 Corto Lane in San Clemente.  The building is located in the area surrounding the San Clemente Pier with white water ocean, pier and coastline views as pictured below.  The building has a rich history and was first built in the late 1970's.  At that time the Villa Pacifica complex located to the south was not built and offered more of an open space and panoramic views.  All of the 18 units in Sunset Shores are situated on the ocean front and have direct water views.  This is a secure gated complex that offers underground parking for it's residents with a nice community pool, spa and clubhouse. 

There are a total of four floors in this building with elevator access to all levels including the garage

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The Southeast San Clemente area is a great place to find ocean view homes in San Clemente, California.  Most San Clemente buyers typically want to live near the beach but soon learn that real estate prices are normally very high and have limited ocean views.  They soon find that the best value for the money is often found in the hills of San Clemente where you will find panoramic views and large square footage houses for the same prices that you would find a small beach cottage by the beach.  This area in the hills in commonly referred to as the "Southeast San Clemente" area and is a popular choice for those looking for panoramic ocean views.

The below photo was taken from a home in this area and is a good sample of the kind of ocean view that you can

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The Southwest San Clemente area is well known for being a quality neighborhood with beautiful custom homes located within walking distance to the beach.  Some of the best ocean front homes can also be found in this community and are located on the steep cliffs that overlook the Pacific Ocean.   There are several places to look in SW San Clemente area and here is your guide to find them.

Look for the street named "Calle De Los Alamos" which is located on the bluff front.  This is not a big street in the Southwest area but has beautiful ocean front streets that often overlook the San Clemente Pier and Pacific Ocean.  Many investors and developers in recent years have bought homes on this street that are located on large lots and subdivided the land with

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The Driftwood Bluffs condo building is located across the valley from the SW San Clemente area and just down the street from the San Clemente Pier.  The complex is extremely popular with owners rarely putting their condos up for sale.  The last time we saw a condo come up in here was well over 3 years ago and the 3 bedroom ocean view condo quickly sold for $1,655,000.  The building has a very unique and ideal location with unobstructed views down the valley and overlooking the Pacific Ocean.  A new ocean view condo just came on the market for $1,795,000 and features three bedrooms, three baths with a total of 2,011 square feet.

These ocean view condos often feature large view balconies and gated parking.  Association dues currently run $750.00 a month

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The Marblehead Crest community is a great place to find ocean view homes in a secure gated community in San Clemente.  The community is situated at the very top point of the Marblehead community which is easily accessed by taking the "Pico" exit off the 5 freeway.  Marblehead homes were built in the mid 1990's and at the time there was a huge demand for these homes.  So much so that homes were being offered on a lottery system where you would take a card and if you number got called you were lucky enough to purchase a home!  Those days are gone but these homes are still high in demand.  Case in point, a home in the Crest community located at 2538 Called just came on the market and within a week had two multiple offers on it.  The home featured a wonderful

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Southwest San Clemente Ocean View Homes are some of the more sought after real estate here in San Clemente, California due to the close proximity to the beach and surf.  San Clemente is divided into 9 different regions with only 3 sections located on the west side of Pacific Coast Hwy known as "San Clemente North" "San Clemente Central" and "Southwest San Clemente."  Imagine the main street known as "Avenida Del Mar" that takes you down to the San Clemente Pier as the middle ground.  This is known as central San Clemente and covers about 6-7 streets in both the south and north directions from Pacific Coast Highway to the Ocean.  Located just to the south of the central area and divided by the historic canyon area is the southwest area.  Ocean View homes

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Cotton Point Estates is the most expenisve community in San Clemente with only 15 luxury estates homes located in a secure gated community located in the compounds of Cyprus Shore.  The neighborhood used to belong to the Nixon Estate before the additional 14 lots were subdivided and sold.  Now the community is home to 15 luxury properties which with a small handful of them located on the ocean front. 

A new home has come on the market in Cotton Point that features 8,600 square feet of living space on a near acre lot.  Built in the Spanish architectural style that blends in with many of the homes here in San Clemente the estate home is one of the largest homes on the market.  This includes an 8,000 square foot main house, 600 square foot pool cabana and

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Southern California is home to many senior communities throughout San Diego, Orange and Los Angeles counties.  Many of these communities will offer different style amenities in all different price points.  If you are looking to live by the beach then the senior communities in San Clemente, California area hard to beat.

San Clemente is home to 3 different senior communities that area located very close to the beach.  Home prices will start as $300,000 for a small 2 bedroom cottage style home to $600,000 for a newer construction home in a gated community.  Depending on your budget and style of living will determine the best place for you.  Here is quick overview of the communities that area available in San Clemente.

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The first community is called

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Cyprus Shores San Clemente Home Tour commenced yesterday with several properties being opened to real estate brokers and agents.  Cyprus Shore is a luxury beach front gated community in the South west area of San Clemente.  The homes are some of the most expensive real estate by the beach in San Clemente. The first home located at 305 Calle Francesca is a true contemporary masterpiece with wrap around ocean views.  The home was designed by the famous local architect Mark Singer who is well known for his ultra contemporary design.  Beautiful clean lines with clear floor to ceiling glass that really take in the views.  The master bedroom is located on the main level with views with the remainder of the bedrooms located on the lower level.  If you are

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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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For those looking for a senior community in the San Clemente you will find multiple places throughout the city.  If you are in the market to find upscale living then we recommend the Talega Gallery community.  The Talega Gallery is the name of the general area where you will find 4 different and unique communities that co-exist with each other behind the gated entrance. 

One of the these communities is called "Sandridge."  Sandbridge homes are elegant homes that enjoy all the benefits that the Talega Gallery has to offer.  One of homes featured below is a perfect example of what you can expect to find in this community.  Some of the unique features of the home include 22 foot ceilings with a formal dining, living and family room.  The home features 3

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The Catania gated community in Talega is not one of the well known neighborhoods in San Clemente.  The community is located at the very end of Talega tucked away in a quiet area that has restricted access to non-residents due to it's gated entrance.  I truly believe this is one of Talega's best kept secret since the floor plans are some of the best to be found in the Talega. 

The community is split into two different sections, one located on the west side of the street "Avenida Talega" and have incredible ocean views.  I would venture to say these are the best ocean views you can find in Talega for under $1 million dollars.  The homes on the west side will have less of a view are are located on three quiet streets.  The model homes were actually located

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Glen Ridge Estates and the Forster Ranch area are the best kept secrets for finding homes with large lots.  Often times our clients will ask us for homes with pools or homes with pool size lots for under $700,000 and we immediately educate them on select communities in the Forster Ranch area.  If you are not familiar with the San Clemente marketplace then let us educated you here.  Forster Ranch is located on the east side of the freeway in San Clemente.  Basically, the 5 freeway cuts right through the middle of San Clemente and is the natural divider between homes located on the west side of the freeway near the beach and homes located on the east side where you will find panoramic ocean view homes up in the hills. 

One of the areas on the east side is

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Surfers looking to live next to the Trestles surf break in San Clemente should look no further than the Cyprus Shore gated community. In fact, you will find four gated communities located right next to each other that share the same private access to the beach. The communities consist of Cyprus Shore, Cypurs Cove, The Breakers and Cotton Point Estates. Each of the communities have different price range and style of homes.

If price is no object then you will want to live in Cottons Point community. Home prices are typically well above 5 million dollars and is the closest community to the Trestles Surf Break. Cyprus Shore is located next to the Cotton Point Estates community and features oceanfront and ocean view homes. If you are one of the lucky ones

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Finding a home in today's market can be tough when faced with the record low inventory of homes in the San Clemente Real Estate market.  One of the best deals in the current marketplace are "short sales" as bank owned and foreclosures properties have almost disappeared from our market.  Short Sales are considered distressed sales but have many significant differences than a foreclosure property.  The main difference is time.  If are willing to be patient and have time to wait for a bank to make a decision on a short sale then they may be the perfect vehicle for you in finding your dream home. 

A new short sale listing has come on the market in the "Reserve South" community in San Clemente.  For those not familiar with San Clemente, the "Reserves" is a