Beds: 6
Baths: 6 full, 2 half
Sqft: 5,472
Sqft lot: 7,391
Acre lot: 0.17
58 Days On Market

Courtesy of Pacific Sotheby's Int'l Realty.

Status: Active
Property Type: Detached
Year Built: 1929
Neighborhood: Woods Cove
Days On Website: 58

Property Details for 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Once the residence of screen legend Bette Davis, perched atop a captivating oceanfront cliff, this statuesque estate draws in all who visit. This 5,472 +/- s.f., 6 bed, 8 bath French Normandy estate in Laguna Beach has earned a place on the registry of historic places. A private courtyard entry leads to the homes main entrance, guest house entrance, and dining terrace with stairs leading to a sunny lounge area with direct stair access to the beach below. The main house, anchored by an exquisite great room leads guests to the Lookout Room and adjoining family room and dining room, all with stunning views of crashing waves and sea. With solid oak floors and updated styling throughout, the home encircles a central spiral staircase topped with a conical roof and spire. The updated kitchen with eating nook offers stainless steel top-end appliances. Upstairs is a master suite with an interior Juliet balcony over the great room, a large ocean view terrace, & updated ensuite w/Carrara marble & heated floors. Two additional ensuite bedrooms and extra storage rooms complete the upper level. The lower level offers a large bar area & adjoining media room, wine cellar, gym & ocean view bedroom. The separate guest house has two ensuite guest rooms, one within its own self-contained apartment. This exclusive and private retreat, surrounded by lush greenery, sand, and breathtaking overlooks, is a stones-throw distance from shops, restaurants, and the art galleries of Laguna Beach.

Open House


  • 2 half bathrooms
  • 6 full bathrooms
  • 8 total bathrooms


  • 6 bedrooms
  • 6 total bedrooms


  • 5,472 estimated square feet
  • Built in 1929
  • Brick
  • Covered
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Patio Open
  • Porch
  • 3 story


  • Central Forced Air
  • Zoned Area(s)


  • Wood


  • Public


  • Zoned Areas
  • Forced Air Unit


  • Laundry Room


  • Source: SDMLS
  • For Sale
  • 91 days on market
  • Listed on 2021-03-05


  • County: Orange


  • Approximately 7,391 square feet
  • 4,000-7,499 SF
  • Approximately 0 acres


  • Preserve/Public Land


  • 3 garage parking spaces
  • Garage
  • Garage - Two Door
  • Garage Door Opener


  • 6 total parking spaces
  • Non-Garage Parking: Driveway


  • Exclusive use yard
  • Irrigation: Sprinklers
  • Mountains/Hills
  • Ocean
  • Panoramic
  • Water
  • Catalina
  • Coastline
  • Courtyard
  • Harbor
  • Neighborhood
  • White Water
  • City Lights


  • Public Sewer


  • Wired for Sound

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$19,995,000 - 1991 Ocean Way, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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1991 Ocean Way
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
County: Orange