Three Arch Bay, Laguna Beach Luxury Homes


Three Arch Bay is a guard gated oceanfront community located in South Laguna Beach.  It is one of only a few gated oceanfront communities in Laguna Beach, the others being Irvine Cove and Emerald Bay.  It is located at the Southern most portion of Laguna Beach, bordering to Dana Point. The community is divided into lower and upper Three Arch Bay depending on which side of Pacific Coast Highway the home is located.


There are very limited oceanfront gated community in Southern California and only three in Laguna Beach.  The community offers some the finest luxury homes in Orange County.  The premier street within the development is La Senda Drive.  La Senda Drive is the located on the oceanfront, with home homes located on the bluffs while others have direct access to the communities own secluded beach.


Beyond the guarded gates which provide access on both sides of Pacific Coast Highway to both the upper and lower parts of the community.  Three Arch Bay offers two tennis courts, a sports court, a playground and clubhouse, not to mention its own secluded beach.  Lifestyle is one of the most appealing aspects of living in Three Arch Bay.  Enjoying one of the best beaches in Orange County just a quick walk from your home.  Just outside the gates of the community are two world class resorts, The St. Regis Monarch Beach and The Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel as well as Monarch Beach Golf links, an oceanfront golf course.


The history of Three Arch Bay dates back to the 1930's when the property was first considered for development.  There are still a few homes which date back to the 1940's and 1950's these homes have either been significantly upgraded over the years or will be sold for land value only.  Over the years most of the older homes have been sold and new more modern homes have been built in their place. Today, Three Arch Bay offers some of the finest custom home in Laguna Beach and certainly one of the best lifestyles.


Home in Three Arch Bay range greatly in price based on view, location and age.  While most all home in the community offer an ocean view, the view from Lower Three Arch Bay tend to be greater than those in Upper Three Arch Bay which tend to offer more panoramic ocean views.  The value of being on the oceanfront make the homes located on La Senda Drive among the priciest in Laguna Beach.  Homes in the upper section, those located on the non-ocean side of Pacific Coast Highway tend to be start in the high $1 million range and up to the $4 to 5 million range for newer construction.  While in the lower section, the ocean side of Pacific Coast Highway original home start n the low $2 million range, up to $10 million plus along the oceanfront.