Winter months often bring cooler and wetter weather. Be sure to think about this when your home is for sale during the winter months. Stepping in from the chilly weather is often very welcomed; keep the temperature in your home between 65 and 70 degrees, which is the temperature range most potential buyers prefer. Other ways to create warm and welcoming environment is to open the shades and let the natural light in, add throw pillows and throws in warm colors to the couches. Feature the fireplace without actually setting a fire.
The 109th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade will take place from December 13th through December 17th. Each evening the parade will begin at 6:30pm and end at 9pm. The Christmas Boat Parade cruises around Newport Harbor, starting off and finishing at Tip of Lido Isle with a 14 mile route. The first public viewing area is at Marina Park. There are both Dine and Watch and Dine and Walk spots throughout the pathway. Among the many vessels participating are small boats, yachts, kayaks and canoes. The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Commodores Club hosts the event. Each year over one million people come out to enjoy the event. The New York Times calls this event “one of the top ten holiday happenings in the nation.” For more information or a route map, see their website at: https://www.christmasboatparade.com/.
Pelican Hill is a group of five luxury developments surrounding the world class Pelican Hill Resort, Spa and Golf Course. Pelican Hill sits about Crystal Cove State Park giving it panoramic views. Located at 3 Rim Ridge, this 11,400 square foot home is part of the Pelican Hill development. This six bedroom, nine bathroom home was built in 2001. Attention to detail can be seen in the rock crystal chandeliers, ironwork and inlaid limestone. There are views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, Newport Bay, surrounding canyons, city night nights and awe-inspiring sunsets. This home sits on a very large 27,000 square foot piece of property with 225 feet of unimpeded views. Outdoors, there are 1,700 square foot of protected decks and loggias. In addition outside, there are fountains, an infinity edge swimming pool, spa and a half sports court. Pelican Hill is a 24 hour guard gated security with just 140 custom built homes.
Located 510 Via Lido Soud, this 2,100 square foot home has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, This Lido Isle home was built in 1951. There are views of Newport Harbor, boats and city night lights. Attention to detail can be seen in the moldings, stone work and hard wood floors. This home sits on a 3,000 square foot piece of property and has a corner lot setting. Outdoors there is a south facing patio with a fire pit, seating area and built in barbeque area. There are many amenities on Lido Isle including a tennis courts, a clubhouse, private beach and security.