The only thing better than staying at Montage Laguna Beach is owning one of the 13 homes adjacent to the beachfront resort. Residents of the intimate community utilize the luxury resort as guests do, ordering meals through private dining, booking treatments at the spa, and calling on the concierge as needed.
Built on the community’s second-to-last undeveloped lot, the six-bedroom, 8,315-square-foot estate at 25 Montage Way was completed earlier this year on spec by developer Dugally Oberfeld and architect Chris Light, and is currently offered at $29 million. When coming from the beach, residents enter through a side gate with access to the backyard pool and the covered outdoor lounge off the kitchen, which also offers a table for alfresco dining. A master suite and a guest room are located on the main floor, while four additional bedrooms and entertaining spaces are located downstairs where a central game room opens to a spacious media room, bar area, and an adjacent wine-tasting room with wraparound glass wine storage. There is also a wood-paneled library and a gym. Two garages with room for three cars flank the front of the house, where guests cross a glass bridge to reach the dramatic entryway. (Inquiries: Tim Smith, the Smith Group of Coldwell Banker Previews International, 949.717.4711; 25montage.com)