OC Golf and Beach Properties

Orange County California Golf and Beach Properties

Golf Course or Water Views???

OK….what do you prefer??  Since we have so many beautiful “views” in the OC, view properties are at a premium.


Here is a golf course view ……Big Canyon condo! Small complex with a neighboorhood feel. Easy access to the 73, Fashion Island and Corona Del Mar beach. 2 bed/2 1/2 bath, 2 car attached garage. The association has pool, spa and fitness center.

On a granader scale….approx. 4,000 sq. ft.,4 bedroom suites with a main floor master. Open floor plan with infinity pool an dspa….perched above one of the fairways!

Lets go to the water! Do you want to live on an Island??? Contemporary bayfront 2 bed with office and 3 bath home with elevator, dock and Bay view.

Looking for something smaller with a water view?? Newport Harbor, Ocean ,Catalina and coast views all the way to Palos Verde. This condo looks over the pool. Has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. A great 2nd home or beach getaway.


Another opportunity…..a little less $$ with a parcial view of the Newport Bay. A gated condo complex with boat docks available for a monthy fee.

All are walking distance to Fashion Island, Jazz concerts at the Newport Beach Hyatt, Balboa Island and Corona Del Mar.

Another view property…….Crystal Cove and perfectly located between Newport Beach and Laguna Beach!

4 bed/5bath /4 car garage. Views are amazing. Walk to the beach, shops and restuarants.

Association has pools, tennis and exercise room.

Need thst “right off” by the end of the year???? I can help!

Call Sue 949 632-6343 or email suepodany@pruoc.com Thanks!!

What is New??

I’m sorry this keeps showing up as the latest post. I will figure out how to change that soon 🙂 

Well….the election is over. I pray that he will do what is “BEST for our country” and make the best choices!

I for one am sooooooo glad it is over. I was getting very sick of hearing all the political ads (propaganda) on radio and TV. I have to say…I was very very disappointed in the press and how they handeled this election. But I should have expected it since we have been experiencing the same thing with the Real Estate Market.

Just a reminder…..you can not believe everything you read!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It is common knowledge that they have to sell papers and they have to get people to watch their station, so they will write or say “whatever” they need to to get your attention. We can’t blame them 100 % because we “as a society” seem to thrive on others success and FAILURE. AND…..we buy the papers and watch their news shows and un-reality “reality shows”.

 OK…..the good news is …..golf is still alive and well ….and…..the best way to relieve your STRESS and have FUN doing it! In California, this is a wonderful time of year for golf. The courses have been repaired and airiated and they are ready for you.

Speaking of golf courses….there are some really good buys in the OC on the golf course. Call me so we can talk!

Coming soon…..new golf course properties!!

A Great time for Golf in “The OC”

It is October and it is a great time for golf in Orange County. A little rain to “green things” up. and the courses aren’t as “crazy” as they are in the summer. The last couple courses I have played: Coto de Casa (a litttle warm but a FUN day), Mesa Linda in Costa Mesa. A good little course with some really steep traps. Unfortunately…..I did get more practice than I wanted. But, my Dad would have been proud. He taught me well when it comes to traps!! Wish I had picked his brain more about all the great shots he was a master of. Has that ever happened to you? A great lesson to remind us to listen and take notes when you are around the older generation. They have so much knowledge to offer. Be more opened to new ideas and not be stubborn. Ha Ha, I wonder if I am writing this for myself 🙂 OK….back to golf! Oh yes.and next week playing Ben Browns ( a great 9 hole course set in the hills of Laguna Beach) and then hopefully Newport Beach Country Club.
There are still some great buys on homes on the golf course in Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, San Clemente, Rancho Margarita, Coto de Casa, Ladera Beach and all through San Diego and Palm Springs and Palm Desert. Interest rates are still amazing and there are deals out there. If I can do anything to help…..let me know! Thanks, Sue 🙂

Day After Super Bowl!!

Well, it is the day after Super Bowl and …..what a good game!! Well, I guess it was if you wanted the Saints to win! I did because they deserved it after ALL these years. However I am a Peyton Manning fan also. Now….it is time for “football withdrawal”(:

Did you get out to Riveria to watch the golf last week…..what didn’t get rained on??? I was sorry I couldn’t get up there but I did get to spend a day at Torrey Pines a couple weeks ago. It was an absolutely perfect day… sunshine, warm and a light breeze off the ocean. WOW! And the course looked awesome!

Don’t forget the Winter Olympics opening ceremony on Friday and I’ll be back with Newport Beach real estate updates soon! Have a great day!!

Historic Homes, Balboa Island!

I thought  you might be interested in this little bit of Balboa Island Trivia.  The Island is comprised of 3 Man Made Islands, Balboa Island, Little Island and Collins Island. In a recent post…..I told you about a home for sale on Collins Island.

Prior to 1906, the Island was just a sand spit. Thanks to the insight of developer William S. Collins, we now have Balboa Island. He began dredging the channel around Snipe Island, depositing sand onto the tidelands……resulting in Balboa Island!

In 1929 the Island boasted 100 residents. Today it claims over 3,000 residents. There are currently 101 Historic Homes on the Island. Each bronze plaque hoors a home that has been on the Island at least 60 years. Stop by our Balboa Island Museum and Historical Society. Close to the Ferry and Pilates Bt The Sea!!  Wed. and Sat. 10am – 2 pm 949 675-3952

 Have you ever been to the Island? If so, please share your positive experiences 🙂

I’ll give you more “B.I. trivia” in aother Blog. I did want to tell you that

Latest From Balboa Island!!

Hope you have been enjoying this FABULOUS weekend! I did!!
Golf, Rollerblading, tennis, Open Houses…Life is good in Southern California! I LOVE summer. I know we are so lucky to have good weather all year long…..but REALLY perfect weather….I soooo appreciate it!
Balboa Island was very busy this weekend with visitors from Europe, Arizona, Neveda and ANYWHERE inland where the temps were double digits!!! We have seen a lot of local and daytime activity from Southern California residents. So…..would you love to live here too? We have some AMAZING opportunities. Prices are lower than they have been in a decade! Pool your resources with RESPONSIBLE family/friends and buy your “dream” vacation home!
We have 39 great properties to choose from ranging from a 2 bed/1 bath 1/2 lot cute home at $995,000. to a FABULOUS CUSTOM home with it’s own dock at $10,900,000. There are 3 homes available on “The Little Island” with docks. This is it for Balboa island Docks. No new ones coming. The time to act is NOW with interest rates still at Historic Lows!
Please let m e know if I can help you with your Real Estate needs!
Smile and be HAPPY….it sure beats the alternative 🙂

A Great home in Newport Beach Bluffs

I usually try to keep you updated on the golf and Beach Properties in Newport Beach Area. Today I’d like to tell you about a great listing in Newport Beach that doesn’t have a view (except for small greenbelt) but it also doesn’t cost millions of dollars. This one is close to a great private Tennis Club and walking distance to the Back Bay and the biking/hiking trails. It is 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths with a GREAT wrap around patio to enjoy our beautiful “year round” weather. It has been upgraded with thermo-pane doors and windows, granite counters in the kitchen, recessed lighting, crown moulding, new carpet and paint. It sits at the end of the cul-de-sac and it light and bright! And….what is best….it is listed at $825,000.
It is a great opportunity to own a home in Newport Beach. Especially for those of you that are dying from the heat in Palm Springs/Desert, Las Vegas, Phoenix etc. Write or call and I’ll take you to look at it!
Have a great evening, Sue

Amazing Waterfront Property

A new lisitng just came on the Market in Newport Beach/Collins Island California. Over 4300 sq. ft with a dock for a 70 foot Boat and several side ties for smaller boats. 3 bedrooms plus den and 4 baths with a FABULOUS roof top deck that has a 360 degree view of the Newport Bay, Harbor, Fashion Island,Balboa Pavilion. Everything in the house is first class and very private. It is a beautiful home with a lot of outdoor living space as well. And all for the amazing price of $9,995,000. More to come from Balboa Island Properties!

How about that Tiger??

What a weekend for sports! I hope you had a great 4th and had as much fun as I did 🙂
Unfortunately…I didn’t play golf but I did catch a little of the Tournament and enjoyed watchig Tiger win!! It was an exciting finish!!

Speaking of exciting finishes…..did you see the men’s finals for Wimbelton??? Oh my gosh….was that amazing or what?? History in the making in many ways. I am a Fedderer fan and was VERY happy to see him back on his game and playing so well!! But what about Roddick? He was amazing and played such GREAT steady tennis. It was so much Fun to watch! congrats to Serina too. Hope you are having a great summer!

Balboa Island Parade

It is that time of year again. The famous Balboa Island Parade is this Sunday June 7th. It starts at the top of the bridge on Mrine Ave. at 11:00 AM. But get there early and reserve your spot on Marine Ave. Something for everyone……Antique cars, fire trucks, golden retreivers, decorated golf carts, great music from the Beach Boys era, Rick Sherman is there to entertain after. And…….the group I am part of “The Patio Chair Drill Team”. We have been practicing for months and we are ready to entertain and put on a good show! You haven’t lived until ……you have experienced the Patio Chair Drill Team and the Balboa Island Parade!!! 🙂 Come out and cheer us on. See you Sunday at 11:00. FREE Family Fun!!

Let’s talk Tennis!!

If you like tennis and live in Orange County, Ca…..this is a great event! This weekend is the finals of the Adoption Guild Tennis Tournament held at the Newport Beach Tennis Club on Eastbluff. The first rounds were played at area Clubs last weekend and Sat. night we had a great party for the Players with great food from participating Restraunts along with a great band….The Blue’s Racquet. Fun was had by ALL!! This is an annual charity tournament that draws a great group of players and raises money for Holy Family Services. Holy Family Services is celebrating 60 years of Adoption and Foster care placement.  Please see www.adoptionguild.org for more information. The play offs will have some great open players and if you donate clothes or food for the children, you can get in free. Otherwise the cost is very nominal!  Another great feature is the Silent Auction which will be held Sat. and Sunday from 10:00 to 3:00. Once again we have some great auction items!!

Angel tickets

Golf for 3 (you have to play with a member) at Newport Beach Country Club

Sunset Duffy Cruise for 8

Pilates gift bag and 3 private sessions, wine tastings, tennis lessons and many many more! I sincerely hope you will join us for a fun weekend and a VERY worthy cause!!!

Players Championship


Sorry to be so late on this. My intentions were good. I just let work get in the way. Amazing how that happens!!

 I was very lucky this year to be able to go to Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla and attend the Players Championship the last 3 days! Wow!! What a “first class” event! They always get a great field for this Tournament and we got to see almost all of the players upclose and personal. Watching them drive off the tee’s is amazing. You forget how long they hit….the ball just sails through the air. The course was in beautiful shape and the greens (Florida had been very dry up until last week) were like lightening! Seemed to give most of the players some challenges.

The weather was very warm (especially if you are used to living in Newport Beach) in the 90’s with very little air moving in many places.  A little bit of humidity too 🙂 #17 is one of my favorite holes and one of the most difficult. It is ranked as on the most beautiful finishing holes on the tour.

The new (last couple years) Club House is so beautiful and really adds to the over all beauty of the event. They did have a tent set up with a hole like # 17 and if you got it in the hole you won and IPOD touch. OK…..so, I need some practice. Even the young kids were doing better. Better luck next time, Sue!!

If you ever have the opportunity to go to this Tournament….I highly recommend it. There is a Marriott right there and lots of beautiful golf course and beaches. And homes are really on sale!