Harbor Ridge is an affluent guard-gated coastal neighborhood in Newport Beach, California. It is highly desired for its spectacular views and variety of architectural styles.
This Orange County community is located on a hilltop knoll where residents can look out at the Southern California coastline. Offering panoramic views of the city lights, Pacific Ocean, Palos Verdes, Newport Beach, and Saddleback Mountain as well as Catalina Island. The climate is typically moderate due to the crisp ocean breezes. Homeowners enjoy the well maintained grounds which help to create a peaceful atmosphere.
Harbor Ridge is composed of 170 acres and was developed by The Irvine Company from 1978 to 1980 with the concept of using a forest on a hillside. This company is known for using a range of styles instead of just the traditional Mediterranean style of the Newport Coast. Community amenities include four pool and spa facilities as well as a Women’s Club, tennis courts, and a nature trail. The homes here list on the market in the millions and are some of the most expensive in the region. Living space ranges from 4,000 to 10,000 square feet.
Harbor Ride is centrally located which gives its residents easy access to the beaches of Corona del Mar, The Resort at Pelican Hill, and Fashion Island which features stores like Athleta, Barnes & Noble, Macy’s, and Michael Stars. There are also many wellness services and restaurants here. Within minutes, residents can also find themselves swimming, fishing, paddle boating, whale watching, or Ski Doo Riding.
Public education is provided by The Newport Mesa Unified School District with facilities like Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, Corona Del Mar High School, and Roy O. Anderson Elementary School. Children in this community may also attend one of several private schools like Harbor Day School, Carden Hall, Newport Montessori School, St. Andrews Presbyterian Preschool, and Newport Christian School.
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