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A Shore Thing

Steps From the Sea, This Newport Beach Home Will Put You on Island Time

Arbor Real Estate | Co-Listed by: Chris Brigandi, BRE#982965,  949.910.6005

Matt Genova, BRE#01949027,  949.698.2715

WRITTEN BY: MATILDA BRESS | PHOTOGRAPHED BY: ARIANE MOSHAYEDI

The beach at Orange Street in Newport offers its beach- goers surfable serenity. Much like that beach, the home located only steps away at 6709 Seashore Drive is truly a peaceful retreat. Its style is meant to mimic a Hawaiian plantation house and does so with its white paneled walls and dark wood ceiling beams. Though not large in square footage, it feels wide open and dedicates much of its space to the incredible master bedroom area. Newport Beach Dream Home

The master suite living space features a wide open floor plan that ushers in light and an ocean view. White crisp walls set the inviting mood for the rest of the space. The real showstopper of the room is the master bathroom. A giant white bathtub encased in marble sits next to a spacious shower, and glossy green sea glass tiles cover an entire wall, which provides the perfect pop of color. Next to the bathroom is a high ceiling walk- in closet, which offers more than enough space for two.

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Throughout the house, there are unifying textures and pieces. The relaxed and elegant island design at 6709 Seashore Drive incorporates similar elements for every space. The sea glass tile of the master suite can also be found in the beautiful backsplash of the kitchen as well as the other bathrooms and marble counters. The outside of the cream cottage-esque building is surrounded with a beautiful Hawaiian landscape. Palm trees and large pacific-rim plants climb the building, offering color, while lava rocks tastefully cover the bases of the trees. Newport Beach Dream Home

Although this house would be lovely in any location, the true appeal is its proximity to the beach. Though it does not sit on the sand, it’s just a minute walk to dive into the sea. On summer days, you can find the hot sun beating down on surfers as they take advantage of the pristine breaks. On winter days, you are a moment away from a solitary stroll on the sand, seeing only the occasional passerby.

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If you have kids, or are planning to have them one day, a huge perk of living at 6709 Seashore Drive would have to be the local school and community. Your morning drop off routine would consist of a bike ride down to Newport Elementary School, which sits right on the beach. Kids or no kids, you can always pick up some breakfast from the classic Cappy’s Cafe, grab lunch at Eat Chow, visit the cool stores on PCH or kick back at the beautiful Sunset Ridge Park. Newport Beach Dream Home

At the end of the day, it’s easy to imagine sitting on the beach, running home to take a spa-worthy bath in your inviting master suite then hitting the Newport Beach nightlife. Regardless of how you plan to spend your sand-filled days, 6709 Seashore Drive is the perfect home base for those seeking sun, serenity and salt water bliss.

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Interview With Marketing Director/Realtor MATT GENOVA OF ARBOR REAL ESTATE

Q: Why is Arbor Real Estate the perfect company to sell 6709 Seashore Drive?

Matt Genova: We are coastal Orange County’s true boutique real estate firm comprised of local real estate professionals. We live here, send our children to school here and truly care for this great community we call home, giving us superior understanding of the marketplace where timing and information are everything. Aside from being hyper-local to this property, one of our founders actually built this home for our client.

Q: What is your favorite room in the house?

MG: That would be the master bath’s high-end spa feel and fixtures.

Q: Can you give readers some quick stats on the house?

MG: It was built in 2009, has three bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms and is approximately 2, 000 square feet. Newport Beach Dream Home

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Q: Is this a family friendly home?

MG: For sure. With the ocean as your “backyard, ” weekends at the beach are packed with families, and it is directly across PCH from family-friendly Newport Shores.

Q: It’s all about location, location, location. What makes this location great?

MG: Your toes can be in the sand in about 20 steps! This property is located one house from the beach and provides easy access on PCH to both Huntington and Laguna.

Q: Tell us a fun fact about 6709 Seashore Drive?

MG: With several pioneers of the surf/skate industry as neighbors, it’s commonplace to be rubbing elbows in the surf with professional surfers and luminaries from the action sports world. Newport Beach Dream Home

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Q: Many homebuyers look for a strong community. Does 6709 Seashore Drive deliver?

MG: The community personifies the California laid-back vibe and is evident during evening sunsets as families gather on their porches to take in the perfect weather and views. Newport Beach Dream Home

Q: How close are restaurants and shops?

MG: Several restaurants are within walking distance just across PCH while Lido Village, Mariner’s Mile and the Balboa Peninsula are less than a mile away and offer everything from trendy boutiques to five-star dining options.

Q: What style of design does 6709 Seashore Drive feature?

MG: A clean-lined, contemporary mix of Hawaiian plantation and California bungalow.

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Q: Give potential buyers your best sales pitch.

MG: Steps to one of Newport’s best surfing beaches, this three bedroom, three and a half bath home features a family friendly floor plan. The main level great room features hardwood floors, a Jerusalem stone fireplace, surround sound, recessed lighting and crown molding. The gourmet kitchen has marble countertops, custom cabinets, and chef’s appliances. There’s also a spa-like master bed and bath, an upstairs laundry room and two additional bedroom suites, and an ocean view from the master.

6709 Seashore Dr Newport Beach, CA 92663