The Most Expensive Orange County Home Sales of 2022

When it comes to finding a home with unmatched luxury, design, and amenities, Orange County sits amidst some of the most expensive zip codes to live in. Whether it’s the beach and bay lifestyle or proximity to some of the best bars and restaurants, people from all over the country gravitate to Orange County in search of their dream homes. If you are looking for a home in Orange County and want to learn more about the best it has to offer, here is a list of the most expensive home sales in 2022. 

#1 – 66 Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach

Seductive, refined, and luxurious are a few words that can best describe the first home on this list. A product of more than six years of planning and flawless execution, the closing price for this home was $43,500,000. Exuding flair and luxury, this home offers unmatched views of the ocean and beach – which are merely a few steps away. It features 1,000 sq ft of outdoor living and 4,981 sq ft of mesmerizing interiors that hosts five bedrooms, ten bathrooms, a gym, a media lounge, a temperature-controlled wine wall, and a beach-ready wellness center.

Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty

#2 – 63 Monarch Bay Dr, Dana Point

With a price tag of $33,000,000, this 7,700 sq ft single-family residence was the second most expensive Orange County home sold in 2022. Spectacularly designed and built, this oceanfront home features four bedrooms, six bathrooms, a wine cellar, a walk-in closet, and myriad of modern amenities. Living here also gets you access to Monarch Bay’s private beach club and its many amenities including a tennis court, fire pit, and more.

Listing courtesy of Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty

#3 – 7 Montage Way, Laguna Beach

With a closing price of $29,888,000, this was the third most expensive Orange County home sale of 2022. A beachside masterpiece resting in a prime location, every design, material, and finish you will find in this 8,140 sq ft home is hand-selected. It features six bedrooms, nine bathrooms, an exercise room, a utility room, an office, and a wine cellar. Inspired by global influences, each room in this home sports immaculate interior decor and design elements. It offers a variety of modern amenities such as an infinity-edge pool, custom fireplace, barbecue area, wet bar, and a separate Zen garden.

Listing courtesy of Villa Real Estate

#4 – 22 Midsummer, Newport Coast 92657

One of Crystal Cove’s newest estates, this rare family residence spans 11,613 sq ft with five bedrooms, ten bathrooms, a lounge, an upscale TV room, and a quaint study with a sleek fireplace. Purchased on the 29th of September for $28,825,000, this is one of the top five most expensive Orange County homes to be sold in 2022. Upon entering, you will be greeted by world-class luxuries such as a double-sided fireplace, ceiling-high glass doors, an upscale dining area, marble wine walls, and a grand staircase that features tear-drop chandeliers.

Listing courtesy of Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty

#5 – 37 Linda Isle, Newport Beach

Located within the exclusive waterfront community of Linda Isle, this rare masterpiece embraces every expression of luxury living. Extending over 6,000 square feet, this contemporary home was purchased for $27,000,000 on the 2nd of February. The lavish accommodations consist of four bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, an entertainment area, a bar, and a chef’s kitchen. The living room – a welcoming and light-infused space – is further accentuated by vast pocket sliding doors, paneled ceiling lights, and spectacular bay views. The resort-like amenities include an al fresco dining pavilion, a lounge area, a fire pit, and a private dock.

Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty

#6 – 18 Coral Ridge, Newport Coast

Resting on one of the most coveted streets, this timeless architectural masterpiece spanning 12,628 sq ft hosts six bedrooms, eleven bathrooms, an expansive great room, two kitchens, an entertainment area, four guest suites, an office, and a stunning lounge. With a price tag of $26,995,000, this home is one of the most exclusive estates within the gates of Crystal Cove. The interior is inspired by contemporary influences that incorporate marble, Spanish cabinetry, and a variety of modern amenities to offer the best-in-class luxury and comfort.

Listing courtesy of Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty

#7 – 5 Del Mar, Newport Coast

Occupying a prime location perched above the Pacific in the hills of Crystal Cove, this home is a rare gem. Blessed with gorgeous vistas and gentle sea breezes, this is a one-of-a-kind home that pairs modern finishes with eclectic design elements. Purchased for $25,000,000 on the 3rd of June, this home spanning 6,746 sq ft epitomizes indoor/outdoor living. The residence includes four bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a bonus room, an office, and a four-car garage. On the second level, there is a kitchenette and a laundry room, whereas, the ground-level master suite features a master bath with dual sinks, a soaking tub, and a large walk-in closet.

Listing courtesy of Arbor Real Estate

#8 – 320 Buena Vista Blvd, Newport Beach

We rarely come across such a gracious and desirable bayfront home. Located on picturesque Buena Vista Boulevard, this home was purchased for $24,000,000. Spanning 5,266 sq ft, this single-family residence hosts six bedrooms, eight baths, an expansive living room, a bar, and a dining room. With an abundance of amenities and timeless design elements, this home will entice those who seek a beach lifestyle. It comes with two private piers and a variety of options for boats.

Listing courtesy of Villa Real Estate

#9 – 7 Pelican Vista Dr, Newport Coast

Reminiscent of an Italian villa, this elegant palatial estate commands seclusion and extraordinary views of the ocean, city, and Newport Harbor. Purchased for $23,500,000 on the 19th of September, this 11,605 sq ft home features five bedrooms, ten baths, a grand living room, an entertainment room, a family room, and a chef’s kitchen. The interiors exude extraordinary details like hand-carved Italian marble, Venetian plaster walls, cast stone niches, and solid mahogany doors. The primary suite encompasses a separate wing on the second level with custom millwork, a private terrace overlooking the ocean, and a walk-in closet.

Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty

#10 – 2209 Bayside Dr, Corona del Mar

This meticulously designed bayfront home occupying the last position on our list was purchased for $23,000,000. Situated on Bayside Drive, it offers 8,278 sq ft of elegant indoor living across four levels. It features five bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a two-story atrium, a chef’s kitchen, a spa, an office, and a guest suite. The outdoor amenities include an infinity-edge pool, a rooftop deck, beach storage, a theater room, and a wine cellar. Beautiful panoramic ocean, harbor, and sunset views paired with a long list of modern amenities make this one of the most impeccable bayfront properties in Newport Harbor.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *