San Clemente Golf Course Homes

A comprehensive guide to San Clemente Golf Course View Homes and San Clemente Real Estate marketplace here in San Clemente, California. 

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When I first got into real estate over 20 years ago I always heard the word "turnkey" and had no idea what people were talking about.  It seems like its a favorite word among real estate agents for describing a home that is in excellent condition.  it wasn't later that it was explained to me that it literally meant turn the key in the door and leave without any concern about something falling apart or not working correctly.  Once I got this explanation it started to make sense but I still feel like it's a word that is over used by the real estate community.

Nevertheless, it's a short way to describe a home that needs little to no work done on the home.  Basically, bring your touthbrush and move right in.  This is especially true to describe condos in

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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 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 1960's were a popular time when a lot of homes were built in the San Clemente area.   Popular neighborhoods like Shorecliffs and the Broadmoor area where predominately built during this time frame.  Even senior housing communities like Bay Cliff Village and Colony Cove were established in the 1960's and featured bluff front cottages that have stunning ocean front views.  Many have coined the phrase for mid-century homes that were built in the 1950's but this architectural style has continued into the early 1960's homes that offer their own unique style and personality.

Shorecliffs Home in San Clemente, California

One great example is the Shorecliffs San Clemente community.  The photos showcased here were taken from a home in the Shorecliffs area.  The home was built in 1960 and has been

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Pacifica Summit is a luxury community located in the Talega area of San Clemente.  This was one of the first luxury neighborhoods built in the Talega area between 2001 - 2002 with large scale homes that range in size from 2,673 to 4,372 square feet.  The community is not located directly on the Talega golf course but is positioned high enough to enjoy very nice golf course views.  Many of the floor plans in this community will feature a main floor bedroom and full bath with the remainder of bedrooms located upstairs.

Even though the homes were built over 10 years ago the modern finishes still appear fresh and up to date with granite kitchen counters, center islands, custom niches and a combination of wood and stone flooring that was often used when

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The Vizcaya community is located in one of the most premier spots in the Talega area of San Clemente.  The homes on the south side of the street "Corte Vizcaya" overlook the 5th hole of the Talega golf course and have panoramic golf course and valley views.  This neighborhood is amongst some of the most expensive real estate in Talega due to it's large scale estate homes that exist in this small community of only 14 residences.  Originally built in 2001, the homes offer large square footage floor plans that range anywhere from 4,689 to 5,746 square feet.  Beautiful curb appeal and stunning Mediterranean architectural design is what sets these homes apart from other properties found in the Talega area.

Vizcaya Homes For Sale In Talega | San Clemente Real Estate

Home prices have always remained strong in Vizcaya…

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Shorecliffs area in north San Clemente is a great place to find ocean view homes in San Clemente.  In the last year many ocean view homes have come on the market in the mid $500,000 to $600,000 range.  The homes in this area were first built in the 1960's as single level homes.  Throughout the years there has been a modest mixture of two story homes in the neighborhood but for the most part the majority of homes are one level.  These are smaller beach homes that average under 2,000 square feet with some large homes that range up to 3,000 square feet of living space.  Home buyers who have a budget up to $600,000 and looking for a view property should seriously consider this community.

Shorecliffs San Clemente Ocean View Homes For Sale

As a general disclosure it's important to understand that some of

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The market is on the upswing in the Ocean Hills community as a recent sale of a 2 bedroom condo that sold for $600,000 after being on the market for 4 days. This is a dramatic change from what we saw last summer when homes prices dipped down in the low $300,000 range. I personally represented the buyer in Ocean Hills home at 724 Calle Casita that sold as a short sale for $315,000 in September of 2012. Since then inventory of homes dropped significantly until the property at 3709 Calle La Quinta came on the market and sold in 4 short days for $1,000 above the $599,000 asking price. The home was a highly upgraded residence that resembled a $2 million dollar home with extensive use of Travertine and Granite in the Kitchen and Baths. The renovation continued

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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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Presidential Heights is one of the older communities in San Clemente and located near the Orange and San Diego county border lines.  Built in the 1970's, these one and two story condos feature some of the best ocean views you will find for condos under the $500,000 range in San Clemente.  There are actually two communities within Presidential Heights and commonly known as Presidential Heights I and Presidential Heights II.  One of the benefits the condos offer is a great location just minutes to the Riviera & Trestles surf beach and located directly above the San Clemente municipal golf course.  Another benefit to living in Presidential Heights are the views.  Not all condos will have views but select condos in both Presidential Heights I & II will have

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The San Clemente municipal golf course is one of the best kept secrets in San Clemente for those who are golf enthusiasts. For those looking to play an affordable round of golf then you will be happily surprised that golf prices are especially low when compared to other golf courses. An average round of golf costs as low as $14 dollars for residents which is a tremendous value. There are many homes In this Southeast area which surround e course and have wonderful golf and/or ocean views. The homes are often single level homes built in the mid part of the century with newer style homes mixed in as well. Golf course view condos located at Presidential Heights offer an affordable alternative for housing with golf course views. No matter where you decide to

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A San Clemente short sale has just gone in escrow by San Clemente Real Estate agent Sam Smith who represents the buyer in this short sale transaction. 724 Calle Casita is located in the Ocean Hills golf community in San Clemente, California. These town-homes are widely popular due to their prime location on the north side of town near Trader Joe's, San Clemente Krikorian Theater and the San Clemente Hospital. From this location you have easy access to the 5 freeway and just minutes to the beach. The townhouses at 724 Calle Casita 3 bedroom condo with wonderful ocean view that was listed for the amazing price of $315,000. The condos at Ocean Hills are split level where you have your entertainment spaces up above and bedrooms located below. Upstairs

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One of the main attractions of being a resident here in San Clemente is the joy of living by the beach.  Many love the carefree lifestyle and warm attitude you will find here in San Clemente.  If you are thinking about buying a home in 2012 then you many want to consider the 3 main areas where you will find San Clemente Real Estate listings by the beach.  The first area is the downtown San Clemente area that has recently become a popular place to live.  Surrounded by the San Clemente Pier and to the north and the south you will find luxury homes and condos in the downtown area.  Those who are not familiar with the city will quickly learn that this is where you will find all of the downtown shopping and restaurants in San Clemente. In recent years many new

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Sea Pointe Estates San Clemente Homes currently start at $500,000 which currently 5 homes for sale under the $1 Million dollar mark!  Where is Sea Pointe Estates?  The community is featured on the northeast side of San Clemente near the San Clemente Hospital and San Clemente Krikorian movie theaters just east of the 5 freeway.  The community is a 24 hour guard gated community with a collection of one and two story homes that range up to $2.5 million.  It was only a couple of years ago when finding a home in this neighborhood under $1 million was unheard of as many of the luxury homes you will find in San Clemente area are located in Sea Pointe Estates community.  Even with the drop in prices we have seen 7 homes selling over the $1 million dollar price

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If you are in the market to find San Clemente gated community homes for sale under $800,000 then we recommend the following three locations.  The first location is the Vittoria community located in Talega.  This gated community shares the common gated area with the upscale "Catania" area and features large two story Mediterranean style homes for sale (see picture below).  A recent home just came on the market there for $750,000 that features over 3,000 square feet with peek views of the ocean.  The home has the main living quarters on the ground level with living, dining and family rooms.  There is even a downstairs den/office that could be used as a bedroom.  Upstairs features 3 additional bedrooms with a large master suite with it's own private view

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A San Clemente Ocean Fairways condo has just been sold by San Clemente Real Estate agent Sam Smith who represented the seller in this real estate transaction.  The one bedroom one bath condo featured newly renovated finishes which included new carpet, paint and kitchen flooring.  Ocean Fairways is a great condo building located in the Southeast section of San Clemente with three levels of condos.  The building features a wonderful greeting room with an association pool and tennis courts.  One of the best benefits of living here is the close proximity to the San Clemente municipal golf course as well as the underground parking and a location that's just minutes to the beach.  This one bedroom condo sold after being on the market for a little over 30 days

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Relocating can always be challenging when considering moving from your current home location.  Moving to an area that you are not familiar with can be scary and not understanding the nuances and price factors that contribute to the different areas can be challenging if you are not working with a skilled San Clemente Realtor.  A good San Clemente Real Estate agent can give you a brief rundown of the city and help you find the perfect San Clemente community for you.  There are so many great areas in the San Clemente area but local knowledge of factors that may effect home prices need to told to any prospective buyers.  These factors can include land shifting, freeway proximity and noise as well as residential and mixed use areas.  Also, make sure to ask for

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If you are looking for tax shelters in today's economy many are turning away from the stock market and heading towards the real estate arena. With record low prices and rock bottom interest rates buying homes has never been cheaper. This is especially true for real estate investors that are buying homes with interest rates in the 4% range! This is something I thought I would never see happen. Buyers are now realizing that their monthly mortgage payment may be less then the amount of rent they can bring in on lower end properties. This can be achieved with putting as little as 20% down for homes under $300,000. We have several clients looking to buy multiple properties in this price range due to the affordability factor and monthly cash flow they will

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San Clemente is a hot destination for those who love to surf and there is no better place to catch some waves then the famous Trestles surf break located in San Clemente on the Orange and San Diego county boarder.  Many surfers are now relocating to the San Clemente area and looking for homes near this famous surf break. 

If your budget allows then you will want to buy in the three gated communities located near Trestles.  These three gated communities consist of "The Breakers," "Cyprus Cove," and "Cyprus Shore."  Homes don't come cheap in these communities so plan to spend at least $1 million dollars to find a home here with ocean front homes starting around $5 million.  The flip side is that you will reside in a gated community with an easy walk

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If you are in the market to buy a town home in the San Clemente area then the condos located in the Carmel Community in Talega may suited for you.  Currently there are three town homes offered for sale with one listed for $450,000 as a Talega short sale which is a tremendous value considering most condos in Talega start at the $300,000 price point.  Carmel was one of the first communities built when the Talega area was first developed in 2000.  Select Carmel condos panoramic golf course views off the 2nd fairway of the Talega Golf Course.  If you are looking for a Talega golf course home then Carmel should be the first place to start your search.  The community offers an association pool and spa and you are just minutes to the Talega Swim & Athletic Club,