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Harold Noriega


$6,900,000 521 EMERALD BAY, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
EMERALD BAY | LAGUNA BEACH | White water, panoramic, Catalina and sunset views from almost every room!! An original Fred Briggs-designed residence constructed from the ground up after the Laguna Beach fires of October 1993. This custom-built home is located on a corner lot offering white water, sand, ocean, panoramic, Catalina, and sunset views. This street entry main living level lives like a single-level home as it encompasses a great room with a living and dining area with a fireplace and vaulted beamed ceiling all opening up to an expansive exterior terrace. The kitchen includes a breakfast nook area with fantastic ocean views. The main floor also includes the primary bedroom suite with a fireplace all with fabulous views. The guest powder room and garage conclude the main living level. Downstairs on the lower living level, two additional bedrooms with en suite bathrooms each open to the rear grass yard. Additionally, an inside laundry room is conveniently located on the lower living level. The attached garage at the street accommodated two full-size vehicles. The views from this Emerald Bay custom residence are all direct ocean-facing views and make this an incredible Emerald Bay property.
  • Sold
  • 3
  • 4
  • 1951
    Year Built
  • 2,554 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 2,554 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 6,361 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® ID: LG23014275
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1951
  • Architecture Styles: Custom
  • Water Frontage: ['Ocean Access']
  • View Description: Catalina, City Lights, Coastline, Neighborhood, Ocean, Panoramic, Water
  • Elementary School:El Morro
  • Middle School: Thurston
  • High School: Laguna Beach
  • School District: Laguna Beach Unified


  • Total Bedrooms: 3
  • Total Bathrooms: 4
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Half Bathrooms: 1
  • Laundry Room: Inside, Laundry Room
  • Flooring: Carpet, Wood
  • Fireplace: Gas, Living Room, Primary Bedroom, Wood Burning
  • Appliances: Built-In Range, Dishwasher, Electric Range, Gas Cooktop, Disposal, Gas Range, Gas Water Heater, Refrigerator, Range Hood, Self Cleaning Oven, Water Heater
  • Other Interior Features: Beamed Ceilings, Built-in Features, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Granite Counters, High Ceilings, Living Room Deck Attached, Open Floorplan, Recessed Lighting, Storage, Main Level Primary, Primary Suite, Utility Room, Walk-In Closet(s)

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 2
  • Garage Space: 2.0
  • Water Source: Public
  • Pool: Community, Association
  • Roof: Fire Proof
  • Lot Features: Corner Lot, Front Yard
  • Parking: Door-Single, Garage, Permit Required, Private
  • Heat Type: Forced Air
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • HOA Amenities: Controlled Access, Sport Court, Fire Pit, Meeting Room, Management, Outdoor Cooking Area, Pickleball, Pool, Pet Restrictions, Guard, Spa/Hot Tub, Security, Tennis Court(s)
  • Security Features: Gated with Guard, Gated Community, Gated with Attendant, 24 Hour Security, Smoke Detector(s)


  • Sales Price: $6,900,000
  • HOA Fees: $8,800/yr


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