FROM THE PUBLISHERS OF “Our Town-Our Paper” DANA POINT | MONARCH BEACH | LAGUNA NIGUEL CoastalRealEstateGuide.com OCTOBER 14, 2016 | VOL. 1, ISSUE 34 Step Into a Strand Stand-out FEATURED PROPERTY: DANA POINT Situated on one of The Strand’s largest homesites, measuring nearly half an acre, this Mediterranean style home captures ocean panoramas and Catalina Island sunsets. A circular drive and porte cochère entry set the stage for what’s inside. Beyond the foyer, an expansive great room and chef ’s kitchen offer ocean views and a seamless transition to a loggia for an indoor-outdoor lifestyle. The main level includes a great room, dining room and living room and master suite. The latter opens to a veranda and pool and spa. The five bedroom, 7.5 bath also includes a butler’s kitchen, walk-in wine cellar, theater/media room, dry sauna, and outdoor kitchen. Offering price: $8,790,000 Address: 37 Shoreline Drive, Dana Point Agent info: Tim Smith, Coldwell Banker Previews International, 949.717.4711 firstname.lastname@example.org, smithgrouprealestate.com ONE ON ONE WITH ANDERS LASATER Repurposing that Creates a Dialog By Gina Dostler Architect Anders Lasater is excited about transforming existing Orange County buildings with more vitality and purpose. His recent industry awards exemplify merging old buildings with new ideas. Q: What are the problems of today’s architectural environment in Orange County? A: Repurposing its notoriously conservative structures and making them more responsive to the flow of people. It all goes back to our county’s history. Orange County started out with and has maintained a quiet reserve that sprung from its agricultural roots. Other metro areas that were more progressive like San Diego, San Francisco and Los Angeles started with a centralized downtown, where people and build-ings mingled. OC basically started in the early 20th century with lima beans fields and fruit orchards. Whereas Europe has had thousands of years of building and repurposing structures with very little new space to build upon, Orange County was built up from farmland with lots of places to grow yet no distinct start-ing point. But it now faces a turn-around with very little empty spaces. Q: How did its growth define the buildings? A: Historically there was no need Continued on page 2 Anders Lasater 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.