FROM THE PUBLISHERS OF “Our Town-Our Paper” coastalrealestateguideoc.com | Serving Laguna Beach & Newport Beach Communities JANUARY 22, 2016 | VOL. 6, ISSUE 3 Contemporary Home Perches Over Untouched Canyon This Mark Singer designed home elevates living and entertaining to an art form. Walls of glass present sweeping floor-to-ceiling views of the Pacific, coastline, canyon and spectacular sunsets. This home’s private cobblestone driveway leads to a tranquil canyon edge location. The home is sophisticated yet warm, featuring extensive use of glass that seems to erase the separation between indoor and outdoor spaces. The professional kitchen is complete with European SieMatic cabinets, Viking range, stainless steel appliances and a Sub-Zero refrigerator. The full butler’s pantry has a prep sink, walk-in pantry and dumbwaiter. The great room-style living room boasts high wood-beamed arched ceilings and a wood-burning fireplace. There is also a large wraparound deck. The master suite serves as a sanctuary. The four bedrooms each have their own en suite bathroom. A bedroom-level laundry room has a built-in desk area. Offering price: $4,950,000 Address: 591 Balboa Ave., Laguna Beach Agent info: Scott Kidd, HOM Sotheby’s International Realty 949-498-0487, email@example.com, scottkidd.net FEATURED PROPERTY: LAGUNA BEACH ONE ON ONE WITH TRACEY TROUP:WW Re-Imagining the Empty Nest By Gina Dostler As life moves on and children leave home and grandchildren begin to appear, couples are ready to re-invent their home to enjoy their new lifestyle. Tracey Troup, an 18-year interior designer, lately she turned to redesigning homes for parents when they find themselves entering a new phase of their life. Q: What are empty nesters? A: What I term empty nesters includes several stages of what happens after children grow up and set off on their own. They range from the early stages where kids have gone off to college, and still return home periodically, to anticipating grandchildren and the start of retirement. Many of my clients are designing, building or remodeling their home for the next chapter of their lives and really enjoying this new stage they are entering. Q: What are key areas they focus on in remodeling? A: The three key areas for these Continued on page 2 Tracey Troup WE SPEAK LUXURY G LOBAL I S T HE D IFFERENCE ColdwellBankerPreviews.com © • 88,000+ Brokers and Independent Sales Associates • 44 Countries and Territories • $106 Million In Luxury Sales Every Day Nationally* The Sun Never Sets On Our World — Or Your Home. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE Fashion Island 949.644.1600 | Balboa 949.673.8700 | Lido 949.723.8800 *Data based on closed and recorded transaction sides of homes sold for $1 million or more as reported by the U.S. Coldwell Banker® franchise system for the calendar year 2014. USD$. 2016 Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. All Rights Reserved. Owned By a Subsidiary of NRT LLC.