494 Hilledge Drive

Laguna Beach CA, 92651


$1,499.70 per sqft


3 Beds

4 Baths

3,334 sqft


Built in 2005

Listed by Carter Kaufman with Compass 949-438-4340

Stunning... serene... simply spectacular! Brought to life by acclaimed architectural designer John O’Neill in 2005, with no expense spared, this authentic Tuscan revival home is an engineering and architectural marvel. It offers the rare combination of impeccable design and one of the finest front-row ocean views available in Laguna Beach. Every room has expansive stand-up and sit-down Main Beach whitewater views. Three large tiled terraces allow unobstructed 270-degree panoramic coastline viewing. Its ideal location in lower Mystic Hills provides access within minutes to town and the tranquil sound of breaking waves and the village church bells. At night, settle in and relax to the magical twinkling city lights. Inside the home, the beauty is in the timeless details and meticulously selected materials. The property features: solid walnut flooring and alder doors throughout, antique light fixtures sourced from Europe and wired to modern standards, high ceilings with hand-hewn solid wood beams, Newport Brass fixtures, Italian double-pane Albertini French doors, 3 fireplaces framed by hand-carved Texas limestone, and so much more! The chef's kitchen features: furniture quality walnut custom cabinetry, honed marble counters and farmhouse sink, SubZero concealed refrigeration with 4 refrigerator drawers and 2 freezer drawers, SubZero 75 bottle wine cooler, Bosch concealed dishwasher, and Viking six burner range and hood surrounded by a hand-carved limestone hearth. With its zoned HVAC, central vacuum, new Rinnai high-capacity tankless water heater, built-in sound and security, and water efficient irrigation, this home is not only beautiful but also state of the art. Drought tolerant authentic Mediterranean landscaping complements the elegant stone and stucco exterior of this ultra luxe estate. Walking distance to sunny CA beaches, world class dining, and shopping in downtown Laguna Beach. For those seeking uncompromising style and design, this is THE hillside villa you've been waiting to call home! Additional upgrades/features list in supplements.



August 8, 2022


August 31, 2023



494 Hilledge Drive
Laguna Beach CA, 92651

Interior Features

Total Stories



3 Beds


4 Baths

Interior Features

Beamed Ceilings, Built-in Features, Balcony, Central Vacuum, High Ceilings, Open Floorplan, Stone Counters, Recessed Lighting, Storage, Bar, Wired for Sound, Walk-In Closet(s)


6 Burner Stove, Dishwasher, Freezer, Gas Oven, Gas Range, High Efficiency Water Heater, Refrigerator, Range Hood, Tankless Water Heater, Dryer, Washer

Laundry Description

Inside, Laundry Room

Floor Description




Fireplace Description

Family Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom



Cooling Description

Central Air, Zoned



Heating Description

Central, Fireplace(s), Zoned

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size

0.14 acres

Exterior Features

Barbecue, Lighting, Rain Gutters, Covered, Terrace

Lot Features

Landscaped, Sprinkler System

Architectual Style

Custom, Mediterranean


Spanish Tile


Public Sewer

School Information

School District

Laguna Beach Unified

High School

Laguna Beach

Elementary School

El Morro

Other Property Details

Area Name

LV - Laguna Village

Days on Market


Association Amenities

Gutter(s), Suburban, Sidewalks



Garage Spaces



Door-Multi, Direct Access, Driveway, Garage, Garage Door Opener

Parking Total




View Description

Catalina, City Lights, Coastline, Hills, Ocean, Trees/Woods



Water Source




Pool Features


Listing Contact: 949-438-4340 

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