Pelican Crest is one of the most prestigious luxury developments in Newport Coast. Comprised of approximately 150 custom estates, Pelican Crest is adjacent to Pelican Hill Resort’s two renowned golf courses. The homes average 6,500 to 10,000 square feet on 20,000 square foot lots overlooking Crystal Cove State Park, and are accessed via a gated entry off Pelican Hill Rd. North. Addresses in Pelican Crest include cul-de-sacs Skycrest, Beachcrest, Tidecrest, Oceancrest, Skyridge, Pelican Vista, Channel Vista, and Island Vista.
Pelican Crest’s elevation affords breathtaking views of the Orange County coastline, extending from the Palos Verdes Peninsula to Dana Point. Homes also enjoy views of Catalina Island and the channel on a clear day. The most prestigious addresses in Pelican Crest include those on the “front row” on Pelican Vista, Pelican Crest, Avalon Vista, and Covecrest. Estates on these streets enjoy completely unobstructed harbor, ocean, and golf course views.
As newer homes, the estates at Pelican Crest include amenities like expansive subterranean garages for multiple cars and motorcycles and luxury indoor/outdoor porticos and kitchens, landscaped grounds, and pools and tennis courts. Architectural styles are primarily Tuscan and Mediterranean-inspired, although some homes may include French Provincial and Spanish Revival details. Prices at Pelican Crest range from $6 million to approximately $35 million. “No two homes are the same” in Pelican Crest, realtor Jason Bradshaw told the Orange County Register.
NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa are serial homeowners in Newport Coast and purchased a mansion that was under construction in Pelican Crest in 2013 and is now complete. Pelican Crest’s streets enjoy single-side layouts, which enables each resident to have unobstructed views of ocean, city, or harbor. The homeowner’s association maintains the streets and lighting in portions of the community, while the Newport Coast Community Association maintains some common areas and manages the guard gate and other security personnel. Association fees are approximately $769 a month. M￼any of the unique estates in Pelican Crest include cathedral ceilings, screening rooms, billiards rooms, and stunning exterior landscaping. Italian auto enthusiast Kobe Bryant may have inspired his neighbors to share his admiration of Italian supercars, because you may spot a video of up to 30 Lamborghinis leaving the gate at Pelican Crest at the same time. Within minutes of Newport Coast’s world-class shopping, dining, and nightlife, Pelican Crest is one of the most exclusive, luxurious of the Newport Coast elite, upscale communities.
- Roxbury Park
- Harbor Watch Park
- Pacific View Memorial Park
- Crystal Cove State Park and Marine Sanctuary
- Newport Coast Elementary
- Ensign Intermediate School
- Corona del Mar Intermediate School
- Newport Harbor High School
- Corona del Mar High School