Newport Beach is a highly sought after city located in Orange County, California. Pelican Hill, Crystal Cove, Newport Coast, Corona del Mar and Lido Isle are located in the city of Newport Beach. Newport Beach was incorporated in 1906. The population of Newport Beach is approximately 85,000 people. There is easy access to the 405 Freeway, SR 55 and SR 73. The city is ideally located half way between Los Angeles and San Diego. Newport Beach is within a fifteen minute drive of John Wayne Airport, the distinguished Hoag Hospital, University of California at Irvine and The Orange County Performing Arts Center.
Newport Beach is home to some of the most outstanding real estate in Orange County. There is truly something for everyone here, from up-scale mobile home parks, beach front cottages, family centered neighborhoods and custom built water front estates. Known worldwide for its amazing views, Newport Beach properties have views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, Palos Verdes, Newport Bay, Newport Harbor and surrounding mountains and canyons. Home prices in Newport Beach range from $350,000 to over thirty million dollars. Newport Beach is home many spectacular communities, let the realtors of The Franco Team, help you find the perfect location for you.
Students in the city of Newport Beach attend the award winning schools of the Newport Mesa Unified School District. Elementary Schools include: Anderson Elementary School, Eastbluff Elementary School, Mariners Elementary, Newport Elementary School, Newport Coast Elementary School and Newport Heights Elementary School. There is one stand alone middle school, Ensign Intermediate School. The second Newport Beach middle school is part of the Corona del Mar Intermediate and High School. The other high school in the city is Newport Harbor High School. There are several private schools in the area, as well.
Newport Beach is a hub of outdoors activities. The Crystal Cove State Park is a state park with 3.2 miles of beach, 2,400 acres of canyons and bluffs, and over 18 miles of trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding. Along the coast there are several surfing locations, including the world famous “Wedge.” The Upper Newport Bay Ecological Preserve offers, educational classes, miles of trails and unsurpassed bird watching. The Balboa Pier offers amazing views, unique shops, al fresco dining and Newport Beach Ferris Wheel and the Balboa Fun Zone. Whether you are a golfer or boater, there is a place for you in Newport Beach.