The Newport Beach Library is still closed but they are offering many online programs and curbside pick-up. The library staff has worked hard to put in a curb side pick-up program which meets current safety standards. Curbside pick-up is available at the Central Library, Corona del Mar Branch, Balboa Library and Crean Mariners Library. Pick-up is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 5pm. The library is doing automatic renewals for eligible materials. The reference library is open by phone or email to answer questions. For more information about current services at the library, see their website at: https://www.newportbeachlibrary.org/about/library-closure-faq.
Laguna Beach is situated just south of Newport Beach in Orange County. This city is dedicated to the arts with over 180 artists in residence, 80 plus art galleries, a weekly art walk and three large scale art festivals each year. Located at 31151 Ceanothus Drive, this 4,600 square foot home is part of the Coast Royal development. This four bedroom, four bathroom home was built in 1948. The gourmet kitchen features custom cabinetry, leathered granite countertops, a Viking range and double oven and a Sub-Zero refrigerator. Attention to detail can be seen in the beamed ceilings, 2,000 bottle wine cabinet and infrared sauna. There are terrific views of the Pacific Ocean, the coastline, Palos Verdes, Catalina Island, city night lights and beautiful evening sunsets. This home sits on a 4,600 square foot piece of property. Outdoors, there is a built-in barbeque area and a large deck. Coast Royal is in the South Laguna area in the hills above Aliso Beach Park. Beaches are just a short walking distance.
Pelican Hill is part of the Newport Coast section of Newport Beach. The Pelican Hill development surrounds the World Class Pelican Hill Resort, Spa and Golf Courses. Located at 4 Seastar Court, this 5,500 square foot home is part of the Pelican Ridge Estates development. This five bedroom and six bathroom home was built in 1998. Attention to detail can be seen in the use of slab Carrara quartz countertops, high volume ceilings and porcelain flooring. The gourmet kitchen features a large center island, a breakfast room with a fireplace and quartz countertops. There are two main level bedrooms. This home sits on a large 13,000 square foot piece of property with a cul-de-sac setting. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy a swimming pool, spa, fire pit, outdoor barbeque and kitchen and a putting green. This 24 hour guard gated neighborhood was developed by the Irvine Company. Pelican Ridge Estates is positioned in the bluffs above the Crystal Cove State Park and Beach.