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40 Smithcliffs Road

Laguna Beach CA, 92651

$8,995,000


$1,002.79 per sqft

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7 Beds

7 Baths

8,970 sqft

Residential

Built in 1996

Listed by Tim Smith with Coldwell Banker Realty 949-644-1600

The opportunity to own at Laguna Beach's exclusive 22-home Smithcliffs enclave is among the rarest along the Southern California coastline, placing this inimitable custom compound in a genuine league of its own. Sequestered behind the gates atop soaring oceanfront bluffs, the unparalleled French Normandy mansion features an expansive two-parcel corner location that cannot be duplicated as well as three structures including a main home with 5 bedrooms and 3-car attached garage; a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom detached guest house; and a secondary detached three-car garage crowned by a guest studio. Private patios, intimate terraces, lush lawns, and a grand pool and spa with waterfall rival nearby resorts in their beauty. The lavish detached guest house with separate entry offers an entertainment patio and an outdoor kitchen pavilion lends flair to large and small gatherings. Generous in size, the estate hosts an appropriately regal foyer that greets residents and guests with a double-height domed ceiling, circular staircase and inlaid mosaic tile. Formal rooms are opulent, including a living room with fireplace and an abundance of windows, and a large dining room with dry bar, wine cellar and French doors to the terrace. An office is adorned in rich wood wainscoting, and the main hall is gallery-sized, providing broad expanses for artwork. Truly exceptional, the family room and kitchen area is characterized by beamed ceilings, a built-in entertainment center with surround sound, five sets of French doors, a butler's pantry, walk-in pantry, granite countertops, furniture-caliber custom cabinetry, hammered copper farmhouse sink, a breakfast area, and top appliances including a built-in refrigerator and a Wolf range. Comfort and privacy is ensured for all thanks to five bedrooms and six baths in the main home, including a first-level suite, a bonus-room style suite, and a primary suite with balcony, vaulted ceiling, fireplace, two walk-in closets, a soaking tub and separate rain shower. Appreciated features continue with a secondary staircase, a blend of travertine, wood and designer carpet flooring, whole-house audio, lighted art niches, fabulous tile, and designer paint and wall treatments. Adding to the allure of the home are two driveways offering 6 uncovered spaces in addition to the 6 garage spaces. The Smithcliffs community presents beach access and is close to John Wayne Airport as well as Laguna's renowned collection of art galleries, restaurants and shops.

NP22111518

MLS ID

May 23, 2022

Listed

February 10, 2024

Updated

Map

40 Smithcliffs Road
Laguna Beach CA, 92651

Interior Features

Total Stories

2


Bedrooms

7 Beds


Bathrooms

7 Baths


Interior Features

Built-in Features, Balcony, Coffered Ceiling(s), High Ceilings, Multiple Staircases, Pantry, Recessed Lighting, Bedroom on Main Level, Entrance Foyer, Walk-In Pantry, Wine Cellar, Walk-In Closet(s)


Appliances

6 Burner Stove, Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Freezer, Gas Cooktop, Microwave, Refrigerator


Laundry Description

Inside, Laundry Room


Floor Description

Carpet, Stone, Tile, Wood


Fireplace

Yes


Fireplace Description

Family Room, Primary Bedroom


Cooling

Yes


Cooling Description

Central Air


Heating

Yes


Heating Description

Central

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size

0.52 Acres


Exterior Features

Barbecue, Lighting


Lot Features

Back Yard, Landscaped


Sewer

Public Sewer

School Information

School District

Laguna Beach Unified


High School

Laguna Beach


Elementary School

El Morro

Other Property Details

Area Name

NL - North Laguna


Days on Market

33


Association Fee

$1,000


Association Fee Frequency

Monthly


Association Amenities

Controlled Access, Management


Garage

Yes


Garage Spaces

6


Parking

Door-Multi, Direct Access, Driveway, Garage


Parking Total

12


View

No


View Description

None


County

Orange


Water Source

Public


Pool

Yes


Pool Features

In Ground, Private


Waterfront

Yes


Buyer Agency Compensation

2.5%

Listing Contact: 949-644-1600 

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