Featured Property Laguna Beach: Quiet Hillside Home Features Artistic Flair, Plenty of Privacy


Tucked into a quiet street and private hillside on the ocean view side of Top of the World, this one story has no stairs, Douglas Fir floors in the main rooms, four bedrooms and three baths. The home features artistic touches throughout with custom Brazilian mahogany wood cabinetry and maple wood in the open kitchen, an entry hall mural of handmade tiles, a sculpture by ceramist Linda Nicholsen, high vaulted ceilings and a large kitchen. The open kitchen boasts granite counter tops, gas and electric cook tops, a built-in refrigerator and storage areas, and custom wood cabinetry. The master bedroom is tucked away with high vaulted ceilings and French doors to a secret garden sitting area. The master also has a separate entrance for guests, a bath with walk-in shower and a closet with storage. The open living room has vaulted ceilings with French doors that lead out to an entertaining patio with stone floors and a touch of ocean view. The 13,000-plus-square-foot lot is very private with plantings of drought resistant landscape that terraces up the hillside. The home sits minutes from Alta Laguna Park, with tennis, tot lot, baseball and soccer field. There are also many wilderness trails nearby for walking, hiking or biking in the open preserve that surrounds Laguna Beach.

Offering Price: $1,525,000
Address: 3161 Bern Drive, Laguna Beach
Agent info: Jim Ardery, Laguna Beach Properties 949.887.3823