Huntington Beach Waterfront Homes

Huntington Beach Waterfront Homes can be found in the many different islands in the Huntington Harbour In Huntington Beach, California.  This is our guide to the Waterfront Homes For Sale in Huntington Beach.

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Huntington Beach is a very diverse beach town with a great variety of residential homes and condos.  For the most part, there are many residential single family homes that were built in the 1950's and 60's with one story level and three to four bedroom floor plans.  The city since then has grown much larger and has expanded on this smaller building floor plan.  Now many of the homes offer a variety of options including homes that have separate entrances.  These can be used for a variety of reasons which are explained here.

First, having a separate entrance is ideal for a guest casita or mother-in-law suite.  This works out perfectly for extended family members and out of town guests who need a separate living space from the main house.  Having a

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It's coming close to the end of the year and it's always fund to look back and see what homes have sold for and what the market has done.  It's not uncommon to find many homes at the very top of the market in Huntington Beach to sell for over $4 million dollars.  This is especially true for the 3 top sales that sold in 2018 and ranged from $4,700,000 to $7,500,000.  Two of the three properties are located in the gated community of Coral Cay, one of the premier bay front neighborhoods in the Huntington Harbour of Huntington Beach.

The highest sale occurred at 3452 Courtside Circle located in the Coral Cay community and sold for the record breaking price of $7.5 million.  This price was in fact the highest price ever paid for a home in the city of

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Huntington Beach is one of the most diverse beach towns in all of Southern California with a variety of basic single level starter homes, luxury townhouses, beach front estates and water front homes for sale.  Within the Huntington Harbour area is a select number of condo communities that offer condos located next to the water that can come with it's own private boat dock.  That's the case with this new brand new listing located at 16148 Mariner Drive in the Huntington Marina community.  The condos sits on the downstairs level of the building and offers a total of two bedrooms, one and a half baths with an approximate 1,236 square feet of living space.  It was originally built in 1964 and comes with a one car attached garage.

16148 Mariner Drive is all

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Huntington Beach offers a wide range of housing opportunities from residential homes, condos, townhouses and even manufactured homes.  Our office gets a lot of calls from renters who have the ability to buy but would like to test out the market first before making the big purchase.  They often ask about properties that are available for lease that can be purchased down the line.  This is typically called a lease option where the renter has the ability to purchase the home at a later date.  Here is a brief explanation on how this works.

First, you find a rental home in Huntington Beach where the owners are open to selling the property as well.  A lot of times owners will have their property up for sale and for rent at the same time and take whatever

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Huntington Beach is mainly known for it's single family home and condo communities located within close proximity to the beach.  Many of these homes were built in the 1950's when Huntington Beach had it's biggest real estate boom.  Real Estate investors over the years have invested in these starter single family homes that even today can be bought in the mid $500,000 range.  For those looking to convert more income from their properties then duplex properties may be a good solution in Huntington Beach.  First of all, there are not a lot of duplex properties to be found in the city of Huntington Beach so inventory is always notoriously low.  Many prefer duplex properties with the ability to live in one side of duplex while renting out the other side.  This

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One of the newest trends in buying real estate in the Huntington Beach area is buying a home that comes fully furnished or with select items available for sale.  The trend started several years ago as a way to for buyers to wrap the cost of buying furniture items for the house into the monthly mortgage payment.  This is a cleaver idea that saves out of pocket expenses as long as the home is furnished to your tastes.  These types of homes range from some of the most expensive water front homes in Huntington Beach to smaller homes that have been professionally stated with select items that can be purchased direct from the stager.

It's important to remember a couple of things when buying a furnished home.  First, lenders typically don't like to see

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The Huntington Harbor is well know for it's man made islands that wrap around the bay with some of the most exclusive water front homes.  Within the Harbor there are several gated communities that offer an extra layer of security and are perfect for those who travel extensively or need to live in a secure and safe location.  Here is our guide to the gated communities found in the Huntington Harbor.

The most expensive gated neighborhood in the Harbour include the Faire Marin, Harbour Coves and Coral Cay communities.  The Coral Cay neighborhood is on the very south end of the Harbor and offers a 24 hour guard gate, private beach with some of the expensive homes in Huntington Beach.  These homes rarely come on the market for sale.  The Faire Marin and

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The Huntington Harbor is the main hub for all bay front properties in the Huntington Beach area.  The harbor channels through many different islands that all lead out to the Pacific Ocean.  Some of the original homes that were built here date back to the early 1920's and offer spectacular canal views with it's own charm and character of an older home.  Situated near Gilbert Island is a small collection of homes located on the water on Bayview Drive.  This street is well known for have some of the oldest homes in the Northwest area of Huntington Beach.  Since the properties are located in front of the bay they often include private boat docks for a small duffy or ideal for kayak storage.  

Remarkably, these homes can be currently purchased for under

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Sunset Island is a small remote island located off Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach that is home to approximately 200 homes.  The location is just west of Admiralty Island and is one of the best kept secrets for finding waterfront homes.  Sunset Island occupies two small streets known as Bayview Drive and and Intrepid Lane as has some of the oldest homes located in the Huntington Harbour area.  There is a combination of single family homes that sit on the water's edge to two story townhouses located near the water.  Many of these homes will have roof top decks that overlook the views of the Sunset Beach area.

The biggest selling point for this community is the location and the ability to have a boat slip in front of your home.  The location is

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The Sunset Beach area of Huntington Beach is located in the very north end of town.  Here you will find residential homes and condos nestled in a very tight community that used to be it's own city at one time.  Many of the condos located here are situated directly on the water front and offer spectacular water views.  One special condo building is known as the Broadmoor condo community.

The Broadmoor condo building is a gated complex with water close and waterfront condos on the Huntington Harbour.  The community has many association amenities which includes a nice community pool, spa and three tennis courts.  There is a nice lagoon water trail that goes in between the units and offers another view point from the condos.  Condo prices vary a lot with

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The Seagate community is a waterfront community with single family homes that were built in the early 1970's.  This is a really popular community for those looking for homes located directly on the water.  These are actually attached homes that share a common wall with one other property.  The home have a lot to offer which include cathedral vaulted ceilings, open floor plans and back patios.  The community has a large clubhouse, 2 community pools, spa and 6 tennis courts.  Boat docks are also available to rent in this location.

Home prices can range a lot with home starting in the mid $800,000 range.  Currently, four homes are available for purchase starting from $865,000 to $999,000 with home sales in the last year ranging from $635,000 to $1,289,000.

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Sunset Beach is a small stretch of beach front in the Northeast section of Huntington Beach, California.  This area is rich in history and used to be it's own town from the early 1920's when oil was first struck in the quiet beach town.  In 2011, Sunset Beach was officially annexed into the city of Huntington Beach and is now considered one of the upscale areas to find beach front homes.  If you look at the picture below you will see homes located on the beach which is considered the "Sunset Beach" area.

Located just west of Sunset Beach are the many man made islands of the Huntington Harbour as pictured below.  This is where you will find all of the bay front homes and condos for sale in Huntington Beach.  Since Sunset Beach is such a small area within

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An interesting term that you may have heard of in the real estate community called "Broker Preview."  Broker Preview is basically a day designated for real estate brokers and agents to view new listings as they come on the market in the Huntington Beach area.  Not all new listings will be held open for the broker preview as it is completely on a voluntary basis from the listing agent on the property.  Basically, it's an open house for real estate agents.  The theory is that Realtors who have seen a large majority of the listings on the market can quickly identify the correct property when a buyer gives them an exact criteria on the type of home that they are interested in finding.

Even though the Broker Previews are designated for real estate agents

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Seabridge Lake View condos are some of the most sought after condos in the Seabridge Huntington Beach community.  The condos were built in the mid 1980's with condos surrounding man made lakes that offer serene water views in the middle of the city.  A large majority of these condos offer water views as pictured below.  The condos are well priced for the area and typically sell in the mid $350,000 to $429,000 range.  A nice variety of one and two bedrooms condos can be found here that range from just under 900 square feet to the largest at 1,407 square feet.

Seabridge Lake View Condos in Huntington Beach, CA


The condos are under a home owners association so be prepared to pay monthly dues and have restrictive rules and regulations here.  Two association dues of $468 and $43 a month respectively cover

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Owning a boat brings a lot of joy and happiness and is a way of life for a lot of residents here in the coastal Orange County area.  For those looking to park their boats in front of their home then and have a healthy budget up to $3 million dollars will be pleasantly surprised with the various communities to choose from.  Huntington Beach is considerably less affordable then neighboring towns like Newport Beach where boat dock homes can easily be double the price point.  

Some of the best communities to find boat dock homes in Huntington Beach include the Faire Marin, Coral Cay, Trinadad Island, Davenport Island, Admiralty Island, Humbolt Island and Portofino Cove Patio homes which all surround the various fingers that are connected with the Huntington

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Huntington Beach Condos can be found in all different price ranges.  Buyers who have a healthy budget when looking for a condo will have a wide variety to choose from.  Condos in the Huntington Beach area will normally in the mid $100,000 range with luxury waterfront condos reaching up near the $1 million dollar mark.  For those in this upper price range you have many condo buildings to choose from.  Here is a quick guide to the most popular locations:

Pacific Coast Highway Condos - Condos located on the street "Pacific Coast Highway" near the downtown area is where you should start your search.  Many of these condos are located in small condo buildings that are not widely known.  What you do get is a great location near the Huntington Beach Pier and

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Seabridge Water Front Condos are ideal for those looking for a low maintenance living on the water in the Huntington Harbour in Huntington Beach, California. The condos area ideally situated directly on the water and offer over sized boat slips up to 30 feet. Not all the homes in Seabridge will have direct water views as the community has interior condos as well.

The condo buildings at Sea Bridge are all two story with the main living quarters located on the main entry level with the bedrooms located on the upstairs level. A unique glass skylights run at the top of the 2nd floor offering additional light in to these condos. The condos offer a 2 car garage and a community pool and spa. Homeowners association dues typically average $443 a month.

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Huntington Beach has only one place where you can find condos located directly on the sand.  That place is known as "Huntington Pacific" located in the downtown Pier area.  The condos originate back to 1967 when Huntington Beach was much different and a lot smaller.  Since then, all buildings and residential properties have been built on the non-ocean side of Pacific Coast Highway with Huntington Pacific being the true place where you can walk out of the condo building and be directly on the sand.

Huntington Pacific Condos For Sale are located directly on the beach in Huntington Beach, California

As you can expect this part of sandy beach by the Pier is a hot spot for tourists and beach goers and is one of the best places to watch volleyball players practice.  Condos prices are more affordable than what most people would expect as condos prices

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Faire Marin is a luxury gated community in the northeast section of Huntington Beach near the Huntington Harbour.  The homes were built in the Traditional home style and feature two story homes with large front and back yards.  The homes that face the water behind the gates in Farie Marin known are known as Harbour Cove water front homes and have views of Humbolt Island.  These water front residences are normally price over $1.8 million and offer a water front experience that are not located on an island.  This is one of the unique features of this community.

Faire Marin Huntington Beach Water Front Homes For Sale

Currently home prices range in the $1,335,000 to $1,425,000 with no waterfront residences on the market.  In the last 12 months Faire Marin has 4 sales ranging from $1,422,000 to $1,787,500, all

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The Huntington Harbor is filled with many water front residences offer various views of neighboring islands and water views.  When looking for a residence that sits on the water front one of the most desirable locations is to find a home that has multi channel views.   The Huntington Harbor is made up of different channels that a boat can navigate through that eventually heads out to the Pacific Ocean.  Some of these channels can be very narrow as they connect with boat docks for many home and condo residents in the Harbour.  When these different channels intersect with each other you got a very large and open views of the Harbor (see picture below).

Davenport Island Boat Docks | Huntington Beach Real Estate

Some consider this to be the most desirable and the easiest to navigate if you have a large boat or