Lido Isle,Newport Beach

Jan. 31, 2024

Ask A Master Gardener

The Sherman Gardens and Library are having an ask a master gardener session. On Sunday, February 11th, from 10:30am to 4pm, bring all your gardening questions and ask a University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners. Master gardeners cover topics such as home horticulture, pest management, sustainable landscape practices for your local area. Master Gardeners are at Sherman Gardens every second Sunday of the month. For more information, see their website at: https://thesherman.org/event/ask-a-master-gardener-feb-11-2024/.

 

Shady Canyon is part of the Turtle Rock Village in the city of Irvine. Shady Canyon is 800 acres in size and surrounded by 16,000 acres of natural sanctuary. Located at 50 Golden Eagle, this 8,800 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom development. This five-bedroom, eight-bedroom home was built in 2006. The subterranean level features a climate-controlled wine cellar with a tasting room. There is elevator access to all levels. This home sits on a very large 43,600 square foot piece of property. Residents are within walking distance to the clubhouse. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy swimming pool, spa, courtyard, built-in barbeque area and outdoor fireplace. Shady Canyon is a 24-hour guard gated development. Among the many amenities offered in Shady Canyon are pickleball courts, tennis courts, clubhouse, hiking and biking trails.

 

Lido Isle is a residential only island in Newport Harbor and is part of the city of Newport Beach. Lido Isle is home to 850 residents and one yacht club. Located at 209 Via Dijon, this 3,700 square foot home has four bedrooms and four bathrooms. This home was built in 1940. Enter the home through a landscaped courtyard. Attention to detail can be seen in the custom built-ins, multiple fireplaces and beamed high-volume ceilings. This home sits on a 5,800 square foot piece of property, which is very large for Lido Isle. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy patio, firepit and eating area. Among the many amenities on Lido Isle are a yacht club, beach, clubhouse, pickle ball courts and tennis courts.

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Jan. 23, 2024

Other Desert Cities at Newport Theatre Arts Center

The Newport Theatre Arts Center is hosting performances of Other Desert Cities. The play, Other Desert Cities explores frayed relationships within a family. Set in Palm Springs, the family are torn apart by a memoir written by the daughter exposing a dark family secret.  The play is directed by Carl DaSilva and written by Jon Robin Baitz. The play will be performed between January 19th and February 11th. There will be evening performances beginning at 7:30pm and Matinee performances at 2:00pm. Tickets are $25.00. The Newport Theatre Arts Center is located at 2501 Cliff Drive in Newport Beach. For more information or to purchase tickets, see their website at: https://www.ntactickets.com/otherdesertciites.

 

Crystal Cove is a group of exclusive developments in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach. Crystal Cove is between the Pacific Ocean and the Pacific Coast Highway, just north of Laguna Beach. Located at 5 Clear Water, this 6,400 square foot home is part of the Crystal Cove Custom community. This five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home was built in 2018. Attention to detail can be seen in the glass pocket doors, high-volume ceilings, and 600 bottle climate-controlled wine cellar. The chef’s kitchen features European cabinetry, top-of-the-line appliances, and a large center island. This home has forever views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, Palos Verdes, white water, city night lights and picture-perfect sunsets. This home sits on a large 18,400 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will love beach entry swimming pool, spa, outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven and beautifully landscaped grounds. All Crystal Cove residents are invited to join in all the resort style activities offered at the Canyon Club Recreational Center, which acts as the social hub of the area.

 

Lido Isle is a residential only island in Newport Harbor and is part of the city of Newport Beach. Lido Isle is one of the first master planned communities in California. There are approximately 850 homes and one yacht club on Lido Isle. Located at 309 Via Lido Soud, this 8,800 square foot home has four bedrooms and six bathrooms. This home was built in 2018. The home surrounds an interior courtyard. Attention to detail can be seen in the custom built-ins, high-volume beamed ceilings, and recessed lighting. There is a six-car garage. There are incredible views of the Bay, Harbor, white water, city night lights and spectacular sunsets. This home sits on a 9,400 square foot piece of bay front property, which is incredibly large for Lido Isle. The property has 105 feet of linear bay front footage. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a bay front endless edge swimming pool, covered and heated terrace and a custom dock. The dock can accommodate multiple vessels, 70-foot, 48-foot and 28-foot vessels or reconfigured for a 100-foot vessel.

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Dec. 12, 2023

33rd Annual Newport Dunes Winter Festival Fire and Ice

The 33rd Annual Newport Dunes Winter Festival Fire and Ice will take place from November 24th through January 1st. The fest includes the Lighting of the Bay with 50 lights floating in Back Bay. The ice-skating rink is alongside the waterfront.  The Igloo Bar will offer hot chocolate and hot toddies. The bar is open Wednesday through Sunday. There is an inflatable garden to stroll to and take pictures. There are firepits throughout the area for marshmallow roasting and making smores. Each weekend there will be live entertainment with music and fire dancers.  The fest is open every day from 4pm to 8pm. Newport Dunes is located at 1131 Back Bay Drive in Newport Beach. For more information, see their website at: https://www.newportdunes.com/fire-and-ice-festival/.

 

Shady Canyon is part of the Turtle Rock section of the city of Irvine. Shady Canyon is 800 acres with 500 acres of residential development and 300 acres of golf club. Located at 21 Watercress, this 11,400 square foot home is part of the Shady Canyon Custom community. This six-bedroom, nine-bathroom home was built in 2019. Attention to detail can be seen in the onyx clad fireplaces, cantilevered glass, and chrome staircase and Porcelonsa flooring. This house can be lived in like a single-story home. The oversized kitchen has two floating islands. This home sits on a very large 47,500 square foot piece of property, with a corner lot setting. Outdoors, there is an additional 6,000 square foot of courtyard and covered loggia space. There is a six-car garage including an RV Bay. Among the many amenities offered through the homeowners’ association are a swimming pool, spa, tennis courts and a clubhouse. 

 

Lido Isle is a Newport Harbor Island and is part of the city of Newport Beach.  This is a residential only island with approximately 850 homes and one yacht club. Located at 119 Via San Remo, this 2,100 square foot home has four bedrooms and four bathrooms. This home was built in 1952, has recently been updated. Attention to detail can be seen in the walls of glass, fireplace, and custom built-ins. There is a detached guest bedroom and bathroom. This home sits on a 3,600 square foot piece of property, which is street to street. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a sunny patio, built-in barbeque area, fire pit and water feature. Residents are within walking distance to the clubhouse and tennis courts. 

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Nov. 14, 2023

Lil' Dickens Carolers at Roger's Gardens

November 24th through December 23rd the Lil’ Dickens Carolers will be performing at Roger’s Gardens and Farmhouse. Lil’ Dickens Carolers are a quartet of strolling Christmas Carolers. They perform a popular favorites, traditional classics, and sacred carols. From whimsical holiday tunes to Jazzy arrangements, the carolers are sure to entertain. For more information or to view their schedule, see their website at: https://www.rogersgardens.com/blogs/events/lil-dickens-carolers.

 

Newport Coast is part of the city Newport Beach, in Orange County. Newport Coast is between Laguna Beach and Newport Beach. Newport Coast is home to the Crystal Cove State Park and Beach. Located at 22 Andiamo, this 2,900 square foot home is part of the Campobello development. This four-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built in 1997. Enter the home through a gated courtyard. Attention to detail can be seen in the high volume and beamed ceilings, French Doors, and multiple fireplaces. The gourmet kitchen features granite countertops, tile backsplash, and stainless-steel appliances.This home sits on a 5,100 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a professional landscaping, a rose garden, and a covered patio. Campobello is a 24-hour guard gated neighborhood with 89 single family homes. Campobello was built by California Pacific Homes Builders.

 

Lido Isle is in Newport Harbor and part of the city of Newport Beach. Lido Isle has approximately 850 homes and one yacht club. Located at 105 Via Waziers, this 2,400 square foot home has three bedrooms and three bathrooms. This home was built in 1952. Attention to detail can be seen in the Dutch door entrance, wood beam ceilings and fireplace. The chef’s kitchen features Viking and Sub-Zero appliances, Carrara marble island and walk-in pantry. There are views of bay. This home sits on a 3,000 square foot piece of property, within walking distance to the clubhouse and bayside park. The property is a 35-foot, street to street lot in the East end. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a flagstone courtyard with a wet bar with a Sub-Zero wine refrigerator. Among the many amenities on Lido Isle are a yacht club, private beach, security and tennis courts. 

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Sept. 29, 2023

Michael Franco Sells 28 Fairway Point in Newport Coast

Michael Franco of Coldwell Banker Newport Beach just sold the home at 28 Fairway Point in the Pelican Hill development in Newport Coast. This estate sold for 11.4 million dollars. This seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom estates was built in 2006 and was designed by Richard Kranz, which he modeled after a Tuscan countryside villa. The home has a first-floor master suite with dual walk-in closets and direct access to the backyard. In addition, there is sauna, steam room, indoor pool, gym, 12-person home theater and a 450-bottle wine cellar.There is a subterranean four car garage. There are gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, city night lights, fairways and greens of the Pelican Hills Golf Course, and beautiful evening sunsets. The estate sits on a nearly half acre piece of property, at 20,000 square feet. Outdoors, the home features a swimming pool, spa, covered loggia, barbeque pavilion, bar, outdoor fireplace, lounge and raised seasonal vegetable garden. Pelican Hill has 140 custom built estates and is a 24-hour guard gated community. Pelican Hill is in the bluffs above Crystal Cove State Park and Beach.

 

The Roger’s Garden Christmas boutique is opening on Friday, October 6th at 9am. Come and see the finely curated collection of Christmas decorations, holiday items and one-of-a-kind artesian creations. Shop Christmas ornaments from around the world, European Christmas traditions, and a gingerbread dreamland. This Christmas Boutique is open daily from 9am to 6pm. Roger’s Gardens is located at 2301 San Joaquin Hills Road in Corona del Mar. For more information, see their website at: https://www.rogersgardens.com/blogs/events/christmas-boutique-opening-1.

 

Newport Beach is one of the oldest cities in Orange County, having been incorporated in 1906. Newport Beach is home to the world famous “Wedge,” Balboa Peninsula and Newport Harbor.Located at 1501 Cumberland Lane, this 1,600 square foot home is part of the Westcliff development. This three-bedroom, two-bathroom home was built in 1959. This one level Mid-Century Modern style home is move-in ready.Attention to detail can be seen in the see-through fireplace, large picture window and recessed lighting.This home sits on a 9,700 square foot piece of property with a corner lot setting. Westcliff in in the Upper Newport Bay area near Castaways. There is bike path that winds through the area which can used to reach the beach, shopping, and the Back Bay recreation area. Residents are near mariner’s Park. 

 

Lido Isle is in Newport Harbor and part of the city of Newport Beach. Lido Isle is a residential only with 850 homes and one yacht club. Located at 109 Via Koron, this 2,000 square foot home has three bedrooms and three bathrooms. This home was built in 1975 and remodeled in 2013. Enter the home through a front gate. Attention to detail can be seen in the built-in sound system, fireplace, and porcelain tile flooring. The gourmet kitchen features Viking and Sub-Zero appliances, pull-out cabinets and Calacatta marble countertops. The home sits on a 2,600 square foot piece of property, with a street-to-street location. This house is in the mid-island section of Lido Isle. Residents are within walking distance to Lido Marina Village. Among the many amenities offered on Lido Isle are tennis courts, pickleball courts, a private beach and clubhouse.

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Aug. 31, 2023

Upper Newport Bay Kayak Tours

Upper Newport Bay Kayak Tours will be taking place throughout September, every Saturday.  The first tour of the month will be on Saturday, September 2nd. Join in all the fun of kayaking the ecological reserve in Upper Newport Bay. The tours are guided by certified volunteer naturalists, from the Newport Bay Conservancy. The cost of tours is $25 per person. Tours begin at 10am and go for two hours. Kayak tours leave from the Newport Aquatic Center, located at 1 Whitecliffs Drive in Newport Beach. For more information or reserve your spot, see their website at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/discover-upper-newport-bay-kayak-tour-tickets-156297926305.

 

Newport Coast is part of the city of Newport Beach. Newport Coast is home to communities such as Pelican Hill and Crystal Cove. It is also home to the Crystal Cove State Park and Beach. Located at 4 Compass, this 2,800 square foot home is part of the Pienza community. This four-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 2005. Attention to detail can be seen in the crown molding, high volume ceilings and recessed lighting. The chef’s kitchen features quartzite countertops, a center island and Viking appliances.The home has views of the Newport Coastline, the surrounding canyons and hills, the Pacific Ocean, whitewater, city night lights and beautiful sunsets. This home sits on a 5,600 square foot piece of property, with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors homeowners will enjoy a private stone patio, outdoor fireplace.Pienza is part of the Pacific Ridge community. This is a 24-hour guard gated development. Among the many amenities offered in Pacific Ridge are swimming pool and barbeque area. 

 

Lido Isle is in Newport Harbor and part of the Newport Beach. Lido Isle is a residential only island with approximately 850 homes. The homes are mostly Mediterranean and Cape Cod in architectural style. Located at 122 Via Koron, this 1,100 square foot home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. This home was built in 1950. This Mid-Century modern home is unaltered but well maintained. The home features vaulted and beamed ceilings, a brick fireplace, and roof top deck. This home sits on a 3,900 square foot piece of property which is very large for Lido Isle. This is a 45-foot-wide lot, which is street to street. Residents are within walking distance to Lido Marina Village and is just short drive to the beaches of Balboa Peninsula. 

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Aug. 1, 2023

Summer Art Classes at Balboa Island Museum

The Balboa Island Museum is offering summer art classes. Starting August 9th, every Wednesday from 10am to 11am, the Balboa Island Museum will have a different art class taught by local artist Eve Nycz. Supplies will be provided for each class. 

August 9th     Mondrian

August 16th  Audubon

August 23rd Chagall

August 30th Homer

 The Balboa Island Museum is located at 210 Marine Avenue #B in Newport Beach. For more information, see their website at: https://www.balboaislandmuseum.org/calendar-events/2023-summer-art-classes-aug-9-mondrian/.

 

Newport Coast is situated at the southernmost end of the city Newport Beach, just north of Laguna Beach. Newport Beach is home to Crystal Cove, Pelican Hill, and many other developments. Located at 12 Vernon, this 4,200 square foot home is part of the Rivage development. This four-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 1998 and recently been remodeled. Attention to detail can be seen in the beamed ceilings, use of French doors and custom designed fireplace. The gourmet kitchen features professional quality appliances and custom cabinetry. The central courtyard blends the line between indoors and outdoors. The home has amazing views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Catalina Island, city night lights and vibrant evening sunsets. This home sits on a 6,900 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, spa, and artificial turf. Rivage is a 24-hour guard gated community. Among the many amenities offered in Rivage are a swimming pool, spa, basketball court, volleyball court and sports court. 

 

Lido Isle is a residential only island in Newport Harbor and is part of the city of Newport Beach. There are approximately 850 homes and one yacht club on Lido Isle. Located at 218 Via Ithaca, this 1,900 square foot home has four bedrooms and two bathrooms. This home was built in 1945. Attention to detail can be seen in the hardwood floors, multiple fireplaces, and main level master bedroom. Guests enter the home through a gated courtyard. The home sits on a 3,900 square foot piece of property, which is very large for Lido Isle. Residents are very close to Lido Marina and Cannery Village. Among the many amenities offered on Lido Isle include a private beach, tennis courts, pickleball courts, security, and a private boat dock.

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June 27, 2023

Summer Nature Camps

The Environmental Nature Center is offering Summer Nature Camps. June through August summer camps are happening. Among the many camps they offer are the Little Naturalist Camp, Nature Adventure Camp, Science Explorer Camp, and the Wilderness Adventure Camp.  The ENC has been running summer camps annually since 1977. They provide science education in indoor and outdoor classrooms with an assortment of hands-on activities, crafts, and games.  Students will get to use equipment such as microscopes, magnifying glasses, and binoculars. The Environmental Nature Center is located at 1601 E. 16th Street in Newport Beach. For more information or to sign-up for a camp, see their website at: https://encenter.org/camps/summer/.

 

Irvine is a large mastered planned city in Orange County. Irvine is a 66 square mile city made-up of flat valley land between the Loma Ridge and the San Joaquin Hills.  The city was designed by the Irvine Company. Located at 112 Headwaters, this 5,300 square foot home is part of the Orchard Hills development in the Lambert Ranch Village. This five-bedroom, six-bathroom home was built in 2019. Attention to detail can be seen in the recessed lighting, hardwood flooring and high-volume ceilings. The gourmet kitchen features a Miele coffee maker, bespoke cabinetry and top of the line appliances. This home sits on an 8,900 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, waterfalls, and built-in barbeque. Lambert Ranch is in the Portola Springs area of Irvine between Portola Parkway and Sand Canyon Road. Students living in this area attend Stonegate Elementary School, Jeffrey Trail Middle School, and Northwood High School. 

 

Lido Isle is a master planned island in Newport Bay and is part of the city of Newport Beach. Lido Isle has approximately 850 homes and one yacht club. This Mediterranean style island was begun in the 1920’s, making it one of California’s oldest master planned communities. Located at 317 Via Lido Nord, this 2,000 square foot home has four bedrooms and two bathrooms. This home was built in 1940 and full remodeled in 2020. Attention to detail can be seen in the bi-fold sliding doors, high-volume ceilings, and open floor plan. The chef’s kitchen features quartz countertops, wood floating shelves and Viking stainless steel appliances. This home sits on a 3,080 square foot piece of property with a private backyard. Among the many amenities offered on Lido Isle are tennis courts, a clubhouse, parks, private beach and dock. 

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May 30, 2023

2023 Baroque Music Festival

The 2023 Baroque Music Festival is coming to Corona del Mar during the month of June. A Bach Kaleidocope will begin on June 18th and finish on June 25th. The first concert takes place on June 18th at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church. This concert features flute, violin, harpsicord, and oboes. The second concert is on June 19th at St. Michaels and All Angels Episcopal Church. This concert is A Bach Flute recital featuring flutes, harpsichord, and violin. The third concert is Flattery, Fugues and Frivolities on June 21st at Sherman Library and Gardens. On June 23rd, Bach the Indestructible, featuring oboe, cello, harpsichord, and violin will take place at Sherman Library and Gardens. The final concert will be held on June 25th at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church. The finale concert is Darkness and Light. Concerts begin at 4pm and continue until 6:30pm. For more information or to purchase tickets, see their website at: https://bmf-cdm.org/2023-programs/.

 

Pelican Hill is a group of exclusive development in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach. There are five developments in Pelican Hill: Pelican Crest, Pelican Hill, Pelican Point, Pelican Ridge, and Pelican Ridge Estates. Located at 11 Shoreridge, this 6,700 square foot home is part of the Pelican Crest development. This four-bedroom, five-bathroom home was built in 2002. Attention to detail can be seen in the multiple fireplaces, high volume ceilings and custom built-ins. There are panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, surrounding mountains and canyons, city night lights and spectacular sunsets. This home sits on a large 15,500 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool with a water feature, spa, covered loggias, outdoor barbeque kitchen with bar seating and mature gardens. Pelican Crest is a 24-hour guard gated community with 158 custom built homes. 

 

Lido Isle is an island in Newport Harbor and is part of the city of Newport Beach. Lido Isle has approximately 850 homes and one yacht club. Homes are mainly Mediterranean architectural styles. Located at 121 Via Waziers, this 3,000 square foot home has four bedrooms and four bathrooms.  This home was built in 1952. Attention to detail can be seen in the custom plaster wall treatments, dual mirrored living walls and white oak floors. The recently remodeled kitchen features stainless steel countertops, newer appliances, and storage spaces. This home sits on a 3,000 square foot piece of property. Residents are within walking or biking distance to the waterfront, beach, or tennis courts. Among the many amenities offered on Lido Isle are tennis courts, a private beach, dock, and security. 

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April 26, 2023

Mother's Day Bayside Brunch at Balboa Bay Resort

Balboa Bay Resort is hosting a Bayside Brunch for Mother’s Day.  On Sunday, May 14th, Balboa Bay Resort will be featuring an over-the-top brunch buffet to celebrate mom. The buffet will be set up in the grand ballroom, with several stations including a crepe station, seafood display, sushi bar, carving station, and dessert display. Guests will be greeted with a glass of sparkling wine. There will be live music throughout the event. Tickets are $110 for adults and $55 for children. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to make reservations, see their website at: https://www.balboabayresort.com/event/mothers-day-brunch-at-balboa-bay-resort-3/.

 

Pelican Hill is a group of luxury developments in the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach. Pelican Hill is home to five developments: Pelican Crest, Pelican Hill, Pelican Point, Pelican Ridge, and Pelican Ridge Estates. Located at 20 Sable Sands, this 2,900 square foot home is part of the Pelican Ridge development.  This three-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 1998. Attention to detail can be seen in the high-volume ceilings, recessed lighting, and crown molding. The gourmet kitchen features stone countertops and a large center island. There are amazing views of the Pacific Ocean, white water, Los Trancos Canyon, city night lights and picture-perfect sunsets. This home sits on a 6,000 square foot piece of property with a bluff and cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy an ocean views terrace with a bult-in barbeque, swimming pool, deck, spa, and fire pit. Pelican Ridge is a 24-hour guard gated community. 

 

Lido Isle is in Newport Harbor and is part of the city of Newport Beach.  This residential only island has approximately 850 homes and one yacht club.  It is connected to the mainland by a bridge or by boat. Located at 2225 Via Lido Soud, this 5,400 square foot home has four bedrooms and six bathrooms. This home was built in 2020.  Enter the property through a private courtyard with a French fountain, gardenia trees and climbing roses. Attention to detail can be seen in the Paul Ferrante chandelier, custom home security system and antique English fireplace. A commercial size elevator services all levels.  This home sits on a 4,500 square foot piece of bayfront property, which is large for Lido Isle. The property is 50 feet wide. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a bayfront patio, jacuzzi and dock. The dock can accommodate a 65-foot vessel with room for smaller vessels. Lido Isle amenities include tennis courts, a private beach and a clubhouse.

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