Pelican Ridge is often referred to as “Tuscany by the Sea”, because of the Italian craftsmanship and coastal lifestyle. Located in the Pelican Hill Communities in Newport Coast, California, this neighborhood has fantastic views, and boasts some of the state’s most highly sought after real estate.
A community in Orange County, Pelican Ridge is known for its beautiful sunset views as well as the city lights, the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, Newport Beach, and Newport Coastline. This is one of the newer communities that was planned and developed by the Irvine Company, and is guard-gated 24 hours a day. These homes begin in size at 4,500 square feet and some go up to 8,000 square feet; all have larger than average sized lots.
The architectural style at Pelican Ridge is mostly Mediterranean and Tuscan. The Homeowners Association fees cover the clubhouse, security, swimming pool, and tennis courts. This community was developed in the 1990’s with a variety of custom built estates and floor plan models. Because of the flowing floor plans, these estates are considered to be some of the most popular along the California Riviera.
Even though residents in Pelican Ridge live high up in the hills of Newport Coast, everything they need is basically at their fingertips. This neighborhood overlooks the Crystal Cove State Park where campers and hikers find over 2,400 acres of undeveloped land and 3.5 miles of beach. The Crystal Cove Historic District has charming cottages that were built in the early 1900’s and are available for rent.
The Newport Mesa Unified School District provides highly ranked facilities like Newport Coast Elementary, Corona Del Mar High School, and Abraham Lincoln Elementary. Residents have easy access to John Wayne County Airport and the major highways in the area. And there is plenty of shopping to do at places like Fashion Island, Woodbury Town Center, and Crystal Cove Promenade.
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