There are only a handful of casual ‘beach estates’ along this treasured part of the California coastline – not grand or opulent, but properties that reflect the laid-back California lifestyle while still providing the true luxuries of space, quality and gracious living. Anchored by a storied local surf beach where it hits the ocean, Thalia Street gently rises above the coast and ends at 700 Thalia Street. The gates of the arcing drive open to a magnificently sprawling property – with rolling lawns, a glistening pool, terraces and decks, the entire property overlooks expansive ocean and coastline views. Entering across the wraparound front porch, the home feels instantly familiar and welcoming. Thoughtfully updated and expanded, wonderful vintage elements of the original 1934 home remain while all of the expected features of a luxury residence are fulfilled. Almost all rooms on the main level overlook the same vast views – a ‘right-sized’ master suite with sitting room and outdoor terrace, and two secondary bedroom suites. The lower level holds a bedroom, a bath, a kitchenette, and an abundance of space that could be a second media room, games room, office or just about anything else. The privacy is virtually absolute, yet the property feels very connected to all that makes Laguna Beach so wonderful – just blocks to the beach, the village with shops and restaurants, and local parks. This is a property without compromise, and a rare opportunity to own a true ‘beach estate’.