The Strand OC Hotel in Dana Point Receives a National Architectural Award

The Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) recently honored Brandon Architects with its prestigious national award for its conceptual design for The Strand OC Hotel in Dana Point.

The ultra modern hotel, situated on the soaring Dana Point Headlands cliffs above the harbor, is set to break ground sometime in late 2017 or early 2018.

Chris Brandon has designed several noteworthy homes at The Strand at Headlands. He is well known for his eclectic architectural style.

The hotel will be a luxury five-star resort retreat with access to two beaches, sophisticated amenities with a lay back, relaxing ambiance.

With its idyllic Headlands location, the hotel will offer a range of gourmet restaurants, relaxing spa and choice of rooms, suites and villas.

Just Listed at The Strand – 29 Shoreline Drive

The Strand Realty and Luxury Fine Homes just listed an absolutely beautiful Strand at Headlands custom built luxury beach home. The brand new Santa Barbara-style 4,560 sq. ft. home, nearing completion, enjoys expansive ocean and Catalina sunset views. The 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home offers every imaginable luxury amenity that people have come to appreciate in Strand at Headlands custom  homes.

Offered for $6,880,000

Just Sold! One of the Last Oceanfront Homesites at The Strand

The Strand Realty represented the seller of this rare Strand at Headlands oceanfront homesite in Dana Point. The parcel, that enjoys direct beach access to the pristine white sands of Strand Beach, was originally offered as a double homesite with more than 140 linear feet of beach frontage.  The adjacent homesite at 35 Strand Beach Drive, also recently went pending and will close next leaving only 4 remaining oceanfront homesites.

• All Coastal Commission permits in place

• Complete architectural freedom

• Expedited City of Dana Point permit processing

• Membership to its private resort-style Beach Club

• State-of-the-art fitness center

• Private beach lockers

• 70 acres of preserved open space

• 24-hour gate guard, with roaming patrols

The Strand at Headlands developer homesites

are more than 90% sold out.

Strand Realty Showcases Newest Lexus 2018 Performance Car at Luxury Strand Estate

 

Preview this Beautiful Ocean View Estate at The Strand

Date: Thursday July 27, 2017 from 5PM to 8PM

Address: 37 Shoreline Drive – Enter through the South Strand gate

Please join the The Strand Realty as we host a Sunset Soiree to showcase one of The Strand’s most luxurious listings. This Mediterranean-style home sits on one of The Strand’s largest ocean view homesites and features a grand porte cochere and dramatic circular driveway.

South County Lexus, Mission Viejo will also have on display two of their newest luxury vehicles; the 2018 Lexus LC performance sports coupe, pictured below and the LX 570 luxury SUV.

Guests will enjoy a host of delicious hors d’oeuvres and wine from one of California’s premiere wineries while previewing this exceptional luxury estate and performance car.

37 Shoreline Drive features – $8,490,000

• 7,993 sq. ft.

• Lot size: 21,307 sq. ft.

• 5 Bedrooms, 7.5 Bathrooms

• Home Theater

• Walk-in Wine Cellar

• Pool, Spa

• 4-Car Garage

 

The New Lexus LC is on display at South County Lexus Mission Viejo.

 

Please RSVP to Craig Dahl at craigdahl@strandoc.com or call (949) 487-2500.

 

Rare Double Oceanfront Homesite at the Strand in Dana Point

35 Strand Beach Drive – $12,475,000 EACH

21,230  sq. ft. – sold together or individually

Design and build an estate-sized home or two separate homes steps from Strand Beach in Orange County’s final ocean front community. The property spans 140 ft. of beach frontage while enjoying breathtaking white sand, white water views and Catalina sunsets. The homesite has Coastal Commission approval. Strand owners have complete architectural freedom to design and build their dream beach house in the style of their choice.

The Strand’s community amenities include 24-hour gate guard, with roaming patrols; 9,000 sq. ft. private, oceanfront Beach Club with a lounge, pool, spa and fitness center. The Strand is minutes from Monarch Beach Links Golf Course, restaurants, shops and fine hotels.

Whale Watching Season in Dana Point

It’s that time of year when whales migrate from Alaska south to warmer waters in the lagoons of Mexico. Just walking distance from The Strand at Headlands, is its 33-acre Conservation Park, the historic point for which Dana Point was named, is the perfect perch to for California Gray Whales and Blue Whales on the move. The Conservation Park features decomposed granite trails and countless lookouts to view the whales. Even if you miss the migrating whales, The Conservation Park is gorgeous this time of year. With the recent rain, the park is in full bloom with full spectrum of native, indigenous flowers and plants. The Conservation Area contains over 150 species of plants and animals that are native to coastal Southern California. Several rare and indigenous plant communities are found on the site, including; southern coastal bluff scrub, native grasslands, maritime succulent scrub, mixed chaparral, and coastal sage scrub. Dana Point has one of the most diverse marine ecosystems in the world. Go to www.danapoint.org for more information.

The Strand at Headlands Enjoyed Great 1st Quarter in Luxury Home Sales

First quarter home sales at The Strand at Headlands topped $30 million. The new sales included two beautiful new North Strand custom beach homes, one classic in a Cape Cod design and the other, an exquisitely designed contemporary.  The custom South Strand home featured a Tuscan Farmhouse style architecture. The buyers of the three homes are from Southern California. All of the homes sold recently feature amazing ocean views and beautiful Catalina sunsets. Besides its oceanfront location, one of the other compelling reasons for building your dream home at The Strand is the opportunity to build your home in the architectural design of your choice.

Strand at Headlands Homesite Just Listed

9 Pacific Wave Circle – Homesite 5

Enjoy amazing white water views from this custom Strand at Headlands homesite that rests 146 feet above sea level on the highest point of the North Strand and spans 90’ at the curbside. The 12,499 sq. ft. homesite has a building envelope that can accommodate a 14,000 sq. ft. home. Ask about Design Review Committee approved plans designed for this homesite. The future home will have blue water views from its day-lighted basement and white water views from the main floor, upstairs and roof-top deck.  See proposed designs in the photos above. The homesite is oriented towards the iconic Headlands Point and cove. All Coastal Commission permits are in place. Strand property owners have access to the community’s private oceanfront 9,000 sq. ft. Beach Club, lounge and bar, state-of-the-art fitness center, pool, spa and direct access to Strand Beach.  Located steps from five parks and three miles of coastal hiking trails. Golf, The Ritz-Carlton, Monarch Beach Resort, restaurants and shops are minutes away. The Strand at Headlands is a 10-minute drive to Laguna Beach and a 30-minute drive to John Wayne airport. For more information checkout our website at www.strandoc.com

The Strand at Headlands Featured Property

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The Strand at Headlands  — 7 Beach View Avenue

Offered for $5,995,000

Imagine building your dream home at The Strand at Headlands that enjoys white sand and white water views from all levels. That means that from the home’s walk-out basement, you can see the beach and hear crashing waves. Not only that, the homesite’s location has a panorama of the iconic Headlands Point, now a 30-acre conservation park, protected in perpetuity from ever being developed. This 10,000 + sq. ft. property comes with Coastal Commission and Strand Design Committee approved plans by renown architect Christopher Brandon. The plans can be modified in the architectural design of your choice. This magnificent homesite is located steps from the beach and has direct gated beach access through The Strand’s ocean front Beach Club. The private Beach Club features a lounge, bar, pool, spa and state-of-the-art fitness center.