Tag Archives: Lantern District

33692 Blue Lantern St. #9

I chose this condo as my property of the week because of its location, its view, and its upgraded interior. It’s fairly simple to find a property with 1 or 2 out of those 3, but finding a property with all of these attributes isn’t easy.

33692 Blue Lantern St., #9
2 bed, 2 bath
1,138 square feet total
$889,995

Here’s why I think this is a great buy:

  • It’s located in the heart of the Dana Point Lantern District, with great access to shops and restaurants
  • As you can see from the balcony view, the beach isn’t too far away either
  • The interior upgrades are spectacular–no shortcuts taken with building materials or finishings
  • The HOA dues are reasonable ($235/month)
  • Would be great as a rental unit, a vacation home, or a primary residence

Want to check it out? Contact me today.

24612 Polaris Drive #271

This is one of the most well-appointed townhouses I’ve seen in a while. And it’s walking distance to the Lantern District in Dana Point!

24612 Polaris Dr. #271
3 bed, 2.75 bath
2,090 square feet
$699,000

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Here’s why I think this is a great buy:

  • The upgrades are fantastic. No work needs to be done here. This one is move-in ready
  • At $334/square foot, it’s priced well. Other properties in the Sea Ridge community have been around $400/square foot in the past year (and those properties were not as nicely remodeled as this one)
  • Like I said, it’s walking distance to the newly renovated Lantern District, and it’s close to the Dana Point Harbor and Doheny Beach
  • It’s big for a townhouse and, unlike many townhomes, it includes a 2-car attached garage
  • There’s an upper level patio with ocean views

Want to check it out? Contact me today.

24582 Del Prado, #215

This week’s listing is a townhouse in the heart of Dana Point’s Lantern District.

24582 Del Prado, #215
2 bed, 2 bath
1,358 square feet
$579,900

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Here’s why I think this is a great buy:

  • Location, location, location: It’s right on the main drag of the Lantern District, close to shopping, restaurants, and the Dana Point Harbor
  • This area is undergoing some awesome renovations. Phase 1 is complete and Phase 2 is coming soon. Plus, renovations to the Harbor are on the way
  • With all the renovations in the area, this property (and any property in the Lantern District) should be a great long-term investment
  • The property has 2 master bedrooms, hardwood floors throughout, and an upgraded kitchen (stainless steel appliances, granite counters)
  • There are 2 garage spaces, which is important because parking in this area can be tight

Want to check it out? Contact me today.

25131 Terrace Lantern

This week’s listing is in the heart of Dana Point’s coveted Lantern District. The price was reduced recently so it won’t last long.

25131 Terrace Lantern
2 bed, 2 bath
1,062 square feet
$435,000

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Here’s why I think this is a great buy:

  • Location, location, location: It’s walking distance to the recently renovated Lantern District, Doheny State Beach, and Dana Point Harbor. There aren’t many homes that are truly walking distance to all those amenities
  • With Harbor renovations starting soon, this area is going to be even more desirable for full-time residents and renters alike
  • Because this area is so desirable, the inventory is low. You won’t see many properties come up for sale
  • The price per square foot ($409.60) is relatively low compared to other units that have sold in the past year
  • The unit has private decks on both floors and private, covered parking for 2 cars (this is great because parking in this area will get tougher as the renovations continue and more people visit)
  • HOAs are steep ($449), BUT they include cable TV (this is rare), water, sewer, and trash
  • The inside needs some updating, but I see that as an opportunity to make this place your own. The location can’t be beat, so it’s all about focusing on renovating to your taste
  • If you’re an investor, the projected rent for this unit would be about $2,300, which should more than cover mortgage and other expenses

Want to check it out? Contact me today.