Located in the coastal community of Laguna Beach in the area just north of the Blue Lagoon and Montage Residences, the neighborhood of Lagunita features custom-built homes on the ocean side of Coast Highway. Boasting approximately 59 homes with some dating back to the early 1940s, many properties have been renovated to become stunning mega mansions. As such, homes within the neighborhood range from around 1,100 to more than 7,000 square feet.
As a gated community, Lagunita offers its residents a high level of security and privacy. Just a short walk to Victoria Beach, the community also offers residents scenic beauty and ample opportunity to enjoy a variety of water-based activities. Some of the homes within the community are also located directly on the beach while others boast magnificent ocean views.
As a neighborhood within the city of Laguna Beach, Lagunita also provides its residents with easy access to all of the amenities that Laguna Beach has to offer. As an artist community, Laguna Beach hosts a number of arts-related events throughout the year. These include the Sawdust Art Festival, the Festival of the Arts, the Pageant of the Masters, the Bluewater Music Festival, the Art-A-Fair and Kelpfest.
In addition to the attractions found within Laguna Beach, the city is also bordered by a number of high-end communities and recreational sites. While the Pacific Ocean is located to the southwest of the city, Laguna Woods is located to the northeast and Crystal Cove State Park is located to the northwest. Aliso Viegho and Laguna Niguel are located to the east while Dana Point is located to the southeast. Due to its hilly topography and surrounding parklands, there are only a few roads that go into or out of the town. Thee include the Coastal Highway connecting the city to Newport Beach and State Route 133, which crosses the hills through Laguna Canyon.
Exploring Laguna Beach
The seaside resort city of Laguna Beach is located in southern Orange County. Known for it mild Mediterranean climate, the city enjoys abundant sunshine throughout the year. In January, the average temperature is 68 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average temperature in August is 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Meanwhile, the mean annual precipitation is relatively low at just 13.56 inches.
While the city boasts a population of under 23,000 people, it receives an estimated three million visitors each year thanks to its active arts scene, natural beauty and lovely climate.
Laguna Beach also has a rich surfing history, much of which is centered on a five-block stretch of rock reefs located between St. Ann’s and Brooks streets. The Brooks Street Classic, which started in 1955, is held each year during a four-month-long window in the summer. With participation open to Laguna Beach residents, the event has been held 52 times from 1955 through 2015. The Vic Skimboarding World Championship, which was started in 1976, also takes place in Laguna Beach, as does the Laguna Open Volleyball Tournament. The second oldest volleyball tournament in the country, the event has been taking place since 1955.