Coastal Living At Its Finest: Corona Del Mar, CA


In addition to my own tiny beach cottage I am working on several estates due to Hurricane Sandy. I was searching for inspiration for a client that wants to use a circular window and I came across this gem from Brandon Architects. Located in the picturesque community of Corona Del Mar (Spanish for Crown of the Sea), Newport Beach on historic Ocean Boulevard overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Attention to detail and luxury living, a winning combination perched above the seaside.


Natural materials, driftwood hues with touches of blue are combined with subtle nautical inspiration and stunning architectural detail inside and out.



Here is the window that drew me to the house, a picture frame for magnificent sunsets. The master suite is a soothing blend of white and pastel hues allowing the exterior beauty to become the focal point of the room. The master bath incorporates a fabulous central shower with a Carrara mosaic floor that adds just the right amount of sheen.




Part of Newport Beach, Corona Del Mar has an aesthetic all its own, vintage cottages and stunning new houses sit side-by-side on flower- named streets. This home combines elements of a vintage cottage with cutting edge design surrounded by natural beauty. I hope you have enjoyed the tour and have the opportunity to visit California, I honestly haven’t been to an area I didn’t fall in love with.


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  • Andrea Morgan

    Wow Cathy that’s some find x