Sunday, January 7, 2018

Build Your Dream Home in Laguna Niguel, California

With the low inventory Orange County has been experiencing this past year and is projected to continue into 2018, we have the perfect opportunity for you! 

Have you always wanted to live in the exclusive community of Bear Brand  Ranch in Laguna Niguel, Ca. but just haven't been able to find your perfect home?  Have you ever thought about building your own home?   If you answered yes to any of those questions, we have a beautiful 4.6 acre lot at the end of cul-da-sac just waiting for a beautiful home to be built on!

Land for Sale in Bear Brand, Laguna Niguel

This is one of the largest parcels in a luxurious gated community at Bear Brand Ranch, with panoramic city light view on a cul-de-sac!  Imagine the home you could build with 4.6 acres...

You will be shocked with the price;  offered at $3,200,000! 

Bear Brand Ranch is an exclusive, 24 hour guard-gated, luxury community located in Laguna Niguel. Perched on a rolling hillside, cool ocean breezes allow for an sought-after year-round coastal climate. Next to the world-famous Monarch Bay Resort and Ritz Carlton Resort, Bear Brand Ranch is a playground for the most affluent crowd in Orange County. 

The community consists of 127 custom single family homes, most with ocean and Catalina views. These homes vary from magnificent estates to sprawling ‘ranches’ with styles that range from Spanish, Tuscan, and contemporary. Bear Brand Ranch estates often features opulent amenities such as elevators, home theaters, chef-inspired kitchens, indoor spas, oversized windows, gated entryways, custom artisan work, water features, tennis courts, saltwater pools, outdoor pavilions and sprawling gardens.

Known for its spacious lot sizes and lavish custom homes, Bear Brand Ranch real estate features meticulously manicured grounds and 20 acres of greenbelt and walking trails with lookout points throughout the community. Bear Brand Ranch homes for sale average about 7,500 square feet of living space and 25,000 square foot lots, with some offering several acres.

Luxury at it's Finest in Utah - 1558 N. Harvard Ave. Washington, Utah!

We are so excited to give you a preview of this beautiful Estate home in Utah, the CHGLH group is representing.  Near the resort town of St. George, this home offers everything you have ever dreamt about.  Take a peek inside this luxury home, it like you are walking into your very own serene mountain resort!

Unobstructed VIEWS!!!! VIEWS of the Valley and Mountains, Built by Split Rock Homes ''2008 Parade Home''. This is a one of a kind home master piece.  Located atop Northbridge Estates at Green Springs "BRAMASOLE" means Beneath the Sun

This Sprawling European Villa has over 9900 square feet of living space! This five-bedroom, eight-bathroom estate was meticulously built with a balanced combination of architecture, design and timeless finishes.  A dramatic entry with soaring ceilings leads you through the main level, which features a formal dining room, living room and high end kitchen. The custom flooring is made of European imported stone.

The spacious open floor plan is designed for daily living and sophisticated entertaining. The main patio sits underneath a pavilion area with a gas fireplace and outdoor dining that offers a serene retreat. The main level living room features warm finishes, rich textures & panoramic red rock views that are breathtaking. The adjoining three story study with private reading retreat atop the custom wood staircase.

The breathtaking master suite includes dual baths and dressing rooms plus a large private master patio with a hot tub and fire place. The stylish indoors extend to the incredible outdoors with a covered dining room, lounge and hot tub overlooking the infinity pool and a mesmerizing blanket of city lights.  The pool is one of the largest in Southern Utah. 

This property exudes the finest of the luxury life style and the absolute essence of Southern Utah indoor-outdoor living. Completely furnished with furniture that was commissioned with the symbol of the sun incorporated into the design.

Home Details include:
  • Beds: 5 
  • Baths: 8 
  • Garage: 3 
  • Year Built: 2007 
  • Area of Town: Green Springs 
  • 9900 square feet 
  • Lot Size: .67 Acre
  • School District: Washington
This is an amazing opportunity to entertain, play and live the Southern Utah lifestyle at a great value.  Just reduced $300,000 and is a steal at $2,100,000!  Don't hesitate to give our team a call to schedule a private tour of this amazing home!

Sunday, December 10, 2017

SOLD not one, or two but three Irvine, Ca homes this week by Realtor Cindy Hanson!

Congratulations to our clients who all closed escrow on the property of their dreams in Irvine, California this past week.  Take a peek below at these great homes, sold in the Northwood, Stonegate and Orchard Hills communities of Irvine.

3 Merrimac Irvine Sold Data

Details of this beautiful 4 Bed, 2.5 Bath and 2 Car attached garage home  located in the Northwood community of Irvine, Ca.  included: Low HOA & NO Mello-Roos. Brand new kitchen, remodeled master bathroom and open floorplan. Walking distance to the award winning schools (elementary and middle school), close to parks, shops, restaurants, freeways (I5, tolls - 261, 241, 133), beautiful dark wood floor through out living room, dinning and kitchen. Downstairs’ double french doors leads you to the over sized backyard, perfect for entertainment, family time and summer BBQ.

71 birmingham sold by realtor cindy hanson

This 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath, spacious 2287 square foot home was located in the lovely community of Stonegate Irvine CA. This home was filled with natural light and has an open floorplan providing you the perfect space for family dinners or to entertain guest. Neutral designer touches throughout include; Wood Floors, Plantation Shutters, Shaker Cabinets, Granite Counters, Stainless Steel Appliances that all come together beautifully to provide an elegant move-in ready home. Centrally located to take advantage of all the amenities the Stonegate community offers. Close to shopping, dining, transportation and highly rated Irvine schools.

Sold by Cindy Hanson Messina Plan B in Orchard Hills

Set against a backdrop of scenic open space, rolling hills and rare natural beauty, Messina at Orchard Hills is a new build by TRI Pointe Homes  Distinguished by Tuscan, Provence, Northern Italian and Spanish architecture, these beautiful estate homes offer little luxuries like a home office with business center, two-story guest suite, wine room, and resort-style outdoor kitchen and dining.

Our buyer enjoyed the casement windows, grand staircases, morning rooms, over-sized kitchen islands with seating, and romantic loggias that open to courtyards. Details of the home included: 3722 square feet, including 5-7 bedrooms, 4.5 baths and a 3-car garage.

Search Available Irvine Homes

Who says winter is a slow time for real estate. With the current low inventory we have in Orange County, we often find the last month of the year to be very busy.  If you are considering a move in 2018, please don't hesitate to give us a call.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Holiday Events throughout Orange County, Ca this December!

Wonder why so many people come to Orange County in the winter.  Well it is not just the weather.  Check out this list of events scheduled to celebrate the holidays throughout Orange County!

orange county 2017 holiday events

Sugar Plum Festival   Nov. 29-Dec. 3
Home decorations, garden and yard d├ęcor, jewelry, ornaments, antiques and collectibles all themed to the Christmas season.
Buena Park Downtown Mall, Lower Level
714-828-7722 /

Laguna Beach Hospitality Night   Dec. 1
Downtown merchants, non-profit organizations and the Chamber provide a myriad of activities around downtown along with live musical entertainment, ice skating, strolling Victorian carolers, hot chocolate, tamale sales and more!
5-9pm / Downtown Laguna Beach
949-494-1018 /

Seal Beach Holiday Parade    Dec. 1
This ‘continuous motion’ parade highlights youth groups, sports groups, schools, businesses, first responders and other organizations from Seal Beach and the surrounding areas.
7-8:45pm / Main Street from Ocean Ave to PCH

Newport Beach Holiday Lights Cruises   Dec. 1-31
Newport Beach begins its holiday decorations after Thanksgiving and by the first of December Newport Bay is richly illuminated with millions of lights and hundreds of themed estates.
5:30pm, 7pm & 8:30pm / Newport Landing Whale Watching
949-675-0551 /

SJC Tree Lighting Ceremony & Festivities   Dec. 2
Pre-show entertainment, a live stage show and official lighting of the Christmas tree.
4:15-5:45pm / Historic Town Center Park
949-493-5911 /

Santa’s Village by the Sea   Dec. 2
Annual tree lighting ceremony to usher in the spirit of the season with Christmas at the Casa, Snow at the Community Center, and the Del Mar Glitz. Take a picture with Santa, carolers, cookie decorating, and activities for the whole family to enjoy!
5-8pm / See website for schedule.

Christmas at the Mission   Dec. 2
Real snow sledding and play area, Dickens Carolers, Children’s and School Choirs, “Merry-achi” Music, Chamber Orchestra, Nativity Scene, Cookie decorating, Tamales, chili, sweets, spiced cider and hot cocoa, Handcrafted gifts and more.
5:30-8pm / Mission San Juan Capistrano

Dana Point Winter Festival & Tree Lighting   Dec. 2
Santa visits, carnival games, craft fair, Dana Point Police Services Kid Print ID, face painting, cookie decorating, holiday crafts, Lego Santa’s Village Workshop, the Mini Express Train, petting zoo, pony rides and the Annual Tree Lighting!
12-5pm / La Plaza Park

Balboa Village Christmas Tree Lighting   Dec. 2
Home of the Fun Zone invites you to kick-off the holiday season at the beloved holiday event, Christmas at the Beach. Celebrate the season with the whole family with the Christmas tree lighting ceremony located in the OceanQuest courtyard.
5-8pm / 600 E Bay Avenue, Newport Beach

Laguna Niguel Christmas Tree Lighting   Dec. 2
Snag a cookie, don’t forget a hot drink, admire the beautiful tree and remember to blink. Santa will be there, although a little tardy, he’s never one to miss a good party!
5-7pm / City Hall

Los Alamitos Winter Wonderland at the Plaza   Dec. 2
An area to play in the snow, activities, Santa’s Village, tree lighting ceremony, refreshments, entertainment and canned food drive.
4-7:30pm / St. Isidore Historical Plaza
562-431-3538 /

Fountain Valley Tree Lighting Ceremony   Dec. 2
Will feature guests from the North Pole as well as performances by various community groups, delicious food available for purchase, games, a spectacular fireworks show, and much more!
4:30-8pm / Rec. Center & Sports Park

Yappy Howl-iday Celebration   Dec. 3
This festive gathering of canines and their companions provides Fido with the opportunity to be photographed with the “Big Dog” himself - Santa Claus. Guests are asked to bring unopened canned or dry dog food, treats or dog toys to be donated.
11am-2pm / The Ritz-Carlton, Dana Point

Orange Tree Lighting Ceremony & Candlelight Choir Procession   Dec. 3
Join us for an evening of holiday cheer and family fun as we sing traditional carols of the season with the Orange Community Master Chorale. Food and youth activities.
3:30-7pm / Old Towne Orange Plaza

Irvine Winter Wonderland   Dec. 3
Games, crafts, music, entertainment and food. Joyful Jingles holiday concert and visit from Santa Claus. Food trucks. Festive tree-lighting that includes “snow” falling over the piazza.
3-7pm / Irvine Civic Center

Corona del Mar Christmas Walk   Dec. 3
Live entertainment, food, prizes and games! Petting zoo, beer & wine garden, opportunity drawing and more.
11am / Village of Corona del Mar

Cypress Holiday Sing and Tree Lighting   Dec. 5
School Performances, Letters to Veterans & Santa, Holiday Crafts, Train Rides, Visits with Santa, Games, Refreshments, SPARK OF LOVE toy drive.
6pm / Civic Center Green

Garden Grove Christmas Tree Lighting   Dec. 5
This free event features live entertainment and holiday refreshments. The event culminates with the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus, tree lighting, and a flurry of winter snow.
6:30pm / 12732 Main Street  
714-741-5290 /

La Palma Holiday Tree Lighting   Dec. 6
Enjoy the musical talents from our local schools and join in during the Community Carol Sing Along. Take a picture with Santa and his elves in the activities area before the event.
4-8:30pm / Central Park Amphitheater

Brea Tree Lighting Ceremony   Dec. 7
Watch the holiday tree light up the evening and see children’s eyes sparkle when Mr. and Mrs. Santa drop in for a visit. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served.
6:30pm / Civic and Cultural Center

Stanton Christmas Tree Lighting   Dec. 7
Live music, arts & crafts, story time with the Stanton Library, and the lighting of the Stanton Central Park Christmas tree.
6-7:30pm / Stanton Central Park

Costa Mesa Home Tour   Dec. 7
Meet for a reception with food and music, and then jump aboard the train to visit some of Costa Mesa’s most festively decorated homes.
3-8pm / Pottery Barn South Coast Plaza

Tustin Tree Lighting   Dec. 8
6pm / Tustin Library Courtyard
714-573-3000 /

Dana Point Holiday Boat Parade   Dec. 8-9 & 15-16
“A Superhero Holiday” Decorated boats light up the harbor with holiday cheer and seasonal activities are offered throughout the harbor.
4:30-9pm / Dana Point Harbor

Laguna Niguel Holiday Parade   Dec. 9
View over 100 exciting entries including marching bands, floats, special guests, youth groups, equestrian units, exotic cars, military members, local heroes and fun attractions!
10am-Noon / Crown Valley Parkway
949-425-5100 /

Santa Tour on a Fire Truck   Dec. 9
As Santa rides his fire truck he makes frequent stops along the way to share candy canes, listen to children’s Christmas wishes and to pose for some family photo fun.
8am / Villa Park

Villa Park Dry Land Boat Parade   Dec. 10
An asphalt harbor tour where 50 + vessels travel through Villa Park. At the Towne Centre there are tree lighting and awards ceremonies with trophies.
4:30-8:30pm / Villa Park Towne Center

The Holly Jolly Light Tour   Dec. 8-9
Enjoy a VIP reception and then tour the Home Lighting Contest displays aboard a warm comfortable bus.
6pm & 8pm / Mission Viejo Civic Center

Breakfast with Santa   Dec. 9
Join us for a special celebration complete with a scrumptious breakfast, photos with Santa and holiday crafts.
9-11am / Laguna Hills Community Center
949-707-2680 /

Huntington Harbour Boat Parade   Dec. 9-10
Watch as beautifully decorated boats parade through the harbor to celebrate the holiday season.
5:15pm / 16370 PCH, Huntington Beach
714-840-7542 /

Balboa Island Holiday Home Walking Tour   Dec. 10
One of Orange County’s most loved Holiday Home Walking Tours returns this year with seven uniquely holiday decorated island homes and cottages.
11am-4pm / 331 Marine Avenue

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade   Dec. 13-17
Beautiful multi-million dollar yachts, kayaks, canoes and other small boats will light up the harbor as a dazzling array of holiday lights and music fill the air.
6:30-9pm / Newport Beach Harbor, Bay Island

Cruise of Lights   Dec. 15-18 & 21-23
Both locals and visitors share the beauty of thousands of lights and animated displays on brightly decorated homes, docks, decks and boats.
16889 Algonquin Street, Huntington Beach
714-840-7542 /

Operation Santa   Dec. 16
Food and gift items collected for pre-qualified families in need are distributed. Kids and families can visit with Santa and play carnival-style games.
9am-Noon / La Habra Community Center
562-383-4217 /

Inaugural Charity Event 5K Walk/Run/Skip   Dec. 16
Bring an unwrapped toy. T-shirt, Medal, & Swag Bag Included to all that pre-register! 
9am / Lake Forest Sports Park

Chanukah Wonderland/Menorah Lighting   Dec. 17
Enjoy live entertainment, activities, and crafts, as well as your favorite Chanukah, treats – latkes, dreidels, and more! Bring your family, friends, and lots of holiday spirit!
5:30-7:30pm / Laguna Niguel City Hall 
949-831-7701 /

Fullerton Holiday Festival   Dec. 17
Live stage performances and an arts and crafts fair. Food vendors and exclusive craft beer selections! Free art workshops for kids, a children’s play area, and a special appearance by Santa Claus.
12-4pm / Muckenthaler Cultural Center

Int'l Christmas Nativity Play & Celebration   Dec. 17
A celebration that brings together a diverse group of churches, singers, dancers for a celebration that highlights the true meaning of the holiday season.
6-8pm / Old World Village, Huntington Beach
714-895-8020 /

Winter Fest   Dec. 21-Jan. 7
Outdoor ice rink, 130-foot, six lane Snowflake Summit ice slide, a play park featuring real snow, strolling carolers and personal visits in the cabin of Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Festival of Lights walk-through holiday light show featuring.
OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa

What a great way to enjoy the community and all Orange County has to offer.  Remember as you are out having fun, we will take care of all your real estate needs.  Please do not hesitate to give us a call to help!