San Clemente Oceanfront Condos

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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 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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Driftwood Bluffs is a very small oceanfront complex located in the San Clemente Pier bowl area in San Clemente, California.  The condos offers amazing views of the Pier and T-street beach as pictured below.  This is a very small complex of only 15 units with very few residents living here full time.  As you enter through the private remote controlled gated you see a section of three separate buildings that all have views of the ocean.  The pool side area is located on the bluff that overlooks the ocean and is simply breathtaking.  We have taken a photo below that shows the wonderful views from this resort style pool area. There is even a small jacuzzi tub that overlooks the San Clemente Pier!

Currently there is one condo for sale here that is listed for

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The Villa Grande building in San Clemente, California is ideally located on a hill that overlooks the ocean and the San Clemente Pier in the downtown area.  There are a total of 4 floors in this building that are situated adjacent to a historic building that was built in the early 1920's named "Casa Romantica."  This was the home of the former founder of San Clemente and he choose that location for it's superior views.  Villa Grande views are equally as nice with high floors located on the north side of the building offering the best views of the ocean.

The majority of units located here are 2 bedroom units with a few 3 bedrooms condos.  The basic floor plan is similar to a row house with the bedrooms located in the back of the condo and living room,

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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 homes and condos around the San Clemente Pier area is commonly referred to as the "Pier Bowl."  The reason for this name is the streets surrounding the Pier form a circular shape that very much resembles a bowl shape.  This areas has approximately 8-10 small streets that make up this bowl area.  For the most part the properties found in this area are residential condos with a few single family homes mixed in.  This is also a very popular spot for vacation renters looking to spend a short week or so on vacation.

Condo prices can vary a lot depending on the view and size of the condo.  A one bedroom condo near the pier with no view will typically start in the $500,000 range.  Condos with views of the San Clemente Pier will often start in the $800,000

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Vista Pacifica Villas is an oceanfront condo building located on the north side of town.  The condos were buiit in 2001 and offers direct oceanfront and side ocean views looking down the Orange County coastline.  The condos offer a unique subterranean parking with elevators to each of the levels of the condos.  Many of the units in this building have private patios with endless views.  Not all condos will have direct ocean front views so being closer to the front of the building will increase the amount of view you will get.  This is a great location as you can be down to the San Clemente Pier with an easy 5 to 10 minute walk.

The condos offer a small walkway thag goes in front of the complex as pictured below that has amazing views of the San Clemente

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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

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We get a lot of requests for buyers looking for ocean view condos here in San Clemente.  In San Clemente, you will find a high concentration of condos located in the immediate area right around the San Clemente Pier with condos starting around the $800,000 range.  For those not familiar with San Clemente should note that you will find some great ocean view condo buildings located just north of the Pier.  Prices will vary a lot depending on the size and the view of the condo so here are some quick tips on where to look.

One of my favorite view streets in San Clemente is the street called "Buena Vista."  One of my first real estate sales over a decade ago was an oceanfront condo located on this street.  The views are really incredible and depending where

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San Clemente oceanfront condos are what a lot of people dream of when looking for a home by the beach.  Capturing the nightly sunsets with the cool ocean breezes is what a true oceanfront condo will bring you.  If you are looking for a condo with ocean front views we recommend the following places.  

First, the best place to look for an oceanfront condo is around the San Clemente Pier.  There are dozens of condos that face the ocean in this area and is a great place to start.  Condo buildings like Reefgate West, Villa Granada, Villa Grande and Sunset Shores are all around the pier area.  One the south side of the pier their is a building called "Driftwood Bluffs" where condos rarely come on the market for sale.  If you are lucky to see one of these