Take your morning coffee with a side of waterfront wonder at these five opulent abodes. With interiors and architecture as grand as their sky-high price tags, these mega-mansions impress with top-of-the-line details, expansive indoor-outdoor living and desirable ZIP codes to boot. Go ahead, make yourself at home.
18 Harbor Island As the priciest public listing in Orange County, this iconic Newport Harbor residence includes more than 300 feet of bay frontage (for your yacht of 120-plus feet), 14,200 square feet of living space and multiple limestone terraces. The outdoors beckon with blooming gardens and one exquisite pool. $59.995 million, tarashapiro.com
12 Fairway Point Known as Villa Papillon, this extravagant seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom Newport Coast manse sits on a double lot, where taking a dip in the mosaic pool and spa affords you ocean and golf course views from Newport Harbor to Palos Verdes. $33.9 million, mwaluxury.com
11 Montage Way As one of 13 private homes, this 9,300-square-foot abode gives owners direct access to Montage Laguna Beach’s luxurious amenities (think the Mosaic Pool and Spa Montage). Toast to the good life with a bottle from your commercial wine cellar on the outdoor lanai. $29 million, johnstanaland.com
31521 Bluff Drive With some 180 feet of ocean frontage, this Laguna Beach stunner sits on nearly 1 acre behind vine-covered stone fences and rod-iron gates for the ultimate in privacy. Lush gardens, French and Italian details, and a sprawling pool will transport you elsewhere. $28.75 million, lboceanfront.com
10 Coral Ridge From the creative minds at EBTA Architects and Haigh Builders, this custom Crystal Cove estate dazzles with ocean views from nearly every room. With more than 13,000 square feet, the property boasts a resort-style pool and spa, movie theater and billiards room. $24.5 million, daftariangroup.com
Photography by: 11 montage way photo by Jim Bartsch