FROM THE PUBLISHERS OF “Our Town-Our Paper” LAGUNA BEACH & NEWPORT BEACH COMMUNITIES CoastalRealEstateGuide.com MAY 26, 2017 | VOL. 7 , ISSUE 21 Island Home Adopts Cape Cod Style FEATURED PROPERTY: NEWPORT BEACH East Coast style meets West Coast location in this Balboa Island home custom built in 2007 with Nantucket flourishes. An elevator reaches the three-level property by Dennis Vitarelli and designed by architect Ian Harrison. Located two blocks from the island’s shops and restaurants, the 3-bedroom, 3.5-bath home is equally close to the north and south bay fronts. The first level offers a front patio and side entry courtyard and an open floor plan between the kitchen, dining alcove, and living room. The second level includes a master retreat with an adjacent balcony and two additional en-suite guest bedrooms, a laundry room, and den. The third level includes a bonus room currently set up as a gym, as well as a roof deck with a wet bar and audio speakers. Other features include coffered-style paneled ceilings, limestone floors, a slate roof and shingle siding. www.215amethyst.com Offering price: $3,475,000 Address: 215 Amethyst, Newport Beach Agent info: Don Abrams, Abrams Coastal Properties, 714.325.9055, firstname.lastname@example.org ONE ON ONE WITH ANDERS LASATER Old Cottage Made New By Gina Dostler Architect Anders Lasater along with his long-time friend and builder, Charlie Rohrer, took on a difficult restoration project. With persistence and some negotiation, 738 Cliff Dr., in Laguna Beach, was made new again in a reasonable amount of time while keeping its historical significance intact. Anders Lasater Q: As an architect, what makes it appealing for you to restore historic homes ? A: Restoring homes is a little outside our norm since we mostly design new modern homes. But for me restoring a historic home is a journey back in time to its genesis. It’s a celebration of the past while honoring the present. I don’t know anyone who is not charmed by a cute Laguna Beach cottage home. Q: What propelled you to take on the restoration project on 738 Cliff Drive? A: It is the last house left reminis-cent of a forgotten time and a good friend of mine, Charlie Rohrer, saw its charm. The home had been built by the hands of the grandparents of the current owner 93 years ago and has always stayed in the fam-ily. When it came time to sell the Continued on page 2 WHERE EXCELLENCE LIVES Bearing the hallmark of one of real estate’s most iconic names, Coldwell Banker Global Luxury offers you the power of a global network of 88,000 Coldwell Banker ® afﬁ liated agents located in 3,000 ofﬁ ces in 49 countries and territories around the world. SM COLDWELLBANKERLUXURY.COM NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA $10,995,000 Represented by: Tim Smith 949.287.4189 ©2017 Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. All Rights Reserved. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Owned by a subsidiary of NRT LLC. Coldwell Banker, the Coldwell Banker Logo, Coldwell Banker Global Luxury and the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury logo service marks are registered or pending registrations owned by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC.