Home to some of the most expensive real estate in the Newport Beach area, Pelican Point is one of five luxury Pelican communities within the city of Newport Beach. As the only Newport Coast community located west of the Coast Highway, homes within this neighborhood offer breathtaking views combined with direct beach access.
Enjoying Pelican Point Amenities
Situated south of Corona del Mar, Pelican Point provides its residents with easy access to a number of amenities and conveniences. Not only is the community located just off of the Pacific Coast Highway on the coast side, but the gated community also boasts 24-hour security. As such, access to the community is strictly limited to residents and their guests only.
Positioned near to Crystal Cove State Park, the neighborhood provides residents with access to over there miles of pristine sandy beach along with 2,400 acres of undeveloped land for outdoor activities with a total of 3,936 acres designated as parkland. Among these beaches is Pelican Point Beach, which is situated between Pelican Point and the park’s Historic District at Los Trancos Beach. Pelican Point each slopes gradually, making it a narrow beach at high tied and a wide beach at low tide. The beach is also known for its tidal pools, which are located at the north end near Pelican Point. The beach also boasts a paved bike path that meanders along the bluff along with dirt hiking trails.
Pelican Point Homes
Pelican Point consists of 48 custom-built estates, mainly European in style with Mediterranean and Spanish flair. The large estates within this exclusive oceanfront community are approximately 8,000 square feet in size and boast views of the Pacific Ocean, City Night Lights, Catalina Island, Newport Harbor, Newport Bay, Crystal Cove State Park, Pelican Hill golf courses and sunsets. Many of the homes are located right next to the golf course.
Living in the Newport Coast
As a part of the Newport Coast area, the Pelican Point community is located in one of the most affluent parts of the country. According to the 2000 Census, the median income for a household was $164,659 while the median income for a family was $173,043. The median income for males was more than $100,000 while the median income for females was $70,069. Once a separate census-designated place in Orange County, Newport Coast was annexed into Newport Beach in 2001.
A master-planned community, Newport Coast was developed by the Irvine Company. Overall, Newport Coast is home to a variety of different types of homes, ranging from small studio apartments to expansive ocean view mansions. A private company focused on real estate development, the Irvine Company is headquartered in Newport Center. The company was responsible for the development of the planned city of Irvine, which is currently home to 250,000 people. In addition to developing residential communities, the Irvine Company owns several large retail centers, including the Irvine Spectrum Center, The Market Place and Fashion Island. The company also owns several office properties in the area along with the Fox Plaza in Los Angeles and the MetLife Building in New York City.