This four-level oceanfront contemporary is set behind gates on a cul-de-sac overlooking Emerald Bay. Its limestone entry is suspended above a 4,500-gallon koi pond with a 12-foot stone waterfall.
Location: 1115 Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach 92651
Asking price: $12.995 million
Year built: 2009
Architect: Scott Laidlaw
House size: Five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, 7,000 square feet
Lot size: 9,460 square feet
Features: Temperature-controlled 1,500-bottle wine cellar, barrel ceilings in living room, wet bar and fireplace in family room, penthouse master suite, elevator, extensive deck space, saltwater pool and spa, seven-car subterranean garage, gym, two fire pits, solar panels
About the area: In the first quarter, 89 single-family homes sold in the 92651 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.15 million, according to DataQuick. That was an 8% increase from the first quarter of last year.
Agents: Jim Ardery, (949) 887-3823, and Diane Cannon, (949) 230-1200, Prudential California Realty
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