Tom Bashe is an associate broker at Coldwell Banker Residential, a full service Real Estate Brokerage specializing in Residential Real Estate Sales in Southern California. He began his career in real estate prior to graduating high school and was a licensed real estate agent before he received his high school diploma. In 2006, at the ripe old age of 21, Tom became one of the youngest Real Estate Brokers in the industry. In the 11 years since, his team has successfully sold hundreds of properties ranging in price from just over $50,000 to just under $5,000,000. He specializes in selling Single Family dwellings, condos, townhomes, multifamily dwellings, land and estates.
The “Jewel Streets” of Laguna Beach, California, include the community of Upper Diamond, which offers old world charm, over-sized lots and beautiful mature trees. Residents here enjoy stunning sunsets.
Upper Diamond was established in the late 1920s, and is situated south of Woods Cove and Summit Ridge. The beach is close and many stores, restaurants, and services are within walking distance. These homes typically range from 1,410 to 5,599 square feet, and some estates have panoramic views of the ocean. You’ll find some beautiful vintage cottages in Upper Diamond. The architectural style range from Traditional to Contemporary. The main street is considered to be Diamond Street, which goes from the Upper Diamond area down to the beach.
There are private schools that parents can choose including Anneliese’s School, Montessori School of Laguna Beach, and St. Catherine of Siena Parish School. And the local school district is known for excellence, with high ranking facilities such as Top of the World Elementary School, Thurston Middle School, and Laguna Beach High School. Laguna College of Art & Design makes its home here. LCAD offers degrees in illustration, graphic design, painting and drawing, and game art.
The Surf and Sand Resort is close to this neighborhood, and offers fine ocean-front dining. You’ll enjoy spa treatments and luxury amenities here; and there are facilities to hold weddings and events.
The City of Laguna Beach is popular for its artistic environment, scenic coves, mild year-round weather, and surfing. It has a high concentration of Contemporary homes compared to other beach towns with different levels of style; classic, soft, and ultra contemporary. Tourism is the biggest economical contributor, with over three million visitors to this region each year. There are many festivals including the Festival of Arts, the Bluewater Music Festival, and the Sawdust Art Festival.
550 Blumont Street, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2356
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