Coastline, harbor and ocean views create a picturesque backdrop for this two-house compound, set atop a steep front in Dana Point. The A-frame structure, with walls of glass, beamed ceilings and an ocean-facing deck, frames the entrance to Dana Point Harbor. Exotic woodwork, stone accents and a copper roof highlight the second, newer residence.
Location: 34545 Scenic Dr., Dana Point, 92629
Price: $9.25 million
Year built: 1987
House size: 7,100 square feet, seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms
Lot size: 0.46 acres
Features: Cathedral-style and raised ceilings, exposed beams, updated kitchen, living room with balcony, art studio, den, family room, study/office, two master bedrooms, ocean-facing patio, formal garden, fountains, spa, pair of two-car garages, apartment
About the area: The median sale price in the 92629 ZIP Code for January was $986,000 based on nine sales, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That represents an increase in median price of slightly more than 25%, compared with January 2014.
Agents: Bob Chapman, Teles Properties, (714) 323-1337
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