FROM THE PUBLISHERS OF “Our Town-Our Paper” DANA POINT | MONARCH BEACH | LAGUNA NIGUEL CoastalRealEstateGuide.com SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 | VOL. 1, ISSUE 30 FEATURED PROPERTY: LAGUNA NIGUEL A Pinnacle Within Reach In the gated enclave of Pinnacle at Monarch Point, this five-bedroom, 6,475 square foot home enjoys views over two bodies of water, an infinity pool and the coastline from South Laguna to Palos Verdes. Besides a pool, the backyard and terrace are outfitted with spa, built-in barbeque, fire pit and fire place that take in coastal and canyon views. With the exception of the bedrooms, travertine floors throughout keep the rooms cool under foot, including the movie theater, wine cellar, paneled library and great room with 48 feet of sliding glass. Zoned air-conditioning and heating system adds to its comfort. Offering price: $8,495,000 Address: 31971 Monarch Crest, Laguna Niguel Agent info: Rod Daley, Coldwell Banker, 949.494.6208, 949.395.1091 cell Rod.Daley@camoves.com, roddaley.com ONE ON ONE WITH RICHARD COHEN: Directing Drama in a Night Landscape By Gina Dostler Richard Cohen was among the recent beautification award honor-ees at the Orange County chapter of the California Landscape Con-tractors Association. His company, in business since 1976, provides personalized service and stays at the forefront of industry practices. Q: You won an award for the Moss residence in Newport Coast. What did you do? A: There is a lot that goes on with a job of that size and lighting was part of the installation throughout the property. Utilizing LED lighting, over 81 light fixtures were installed at the project site. The center court-yard has café lights, which created another room for living outdoors. Beyond that, we accented every tree with lights along the pathway, il-luminating all of the trees and plant material in the landscape. A water feature we designed uses low voltage lights to highlight the glass mosaic designed by the interior designer Mark Scott. Q: What do clients need to understand about landscape lighting? A. To me, landscape lighting is a very integral component for imple-menting a high quality landscape. It’s vital for lighting trees and path-ways to provide both drama and Continued on page 2 Richard Cohen JUST ANNOUNCED BY THE WALL STREET JOURNAL AND REAL TRENDS -THE THOUSAND #1 REAL ESTATE TEAM IN ORANGE COUNTY | #2 IN CALIFORNIA | #9 IN THE UNITED STATES 949.390.4543 ST ANFIELDREALEST A TE.COM According to information published by The Wall Street Journal for the time period of 2016. *Per Trendgraphix based on data supplied by MLS.