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Impeccable midcentury island home asks $2.94M

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Located on the man-made island of Lido Isle in the harbor of Newport Beach, California

Low, long modern home with masonry block facade and large asymmetrical volume on one end.
The home has been carefully maintained over a period of four decades.
Photos via SoCal Modern

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Location: Newport Beach, California

Price: $2,940,000

An impeccably maintained midcentury modern home in Newport Beach, California, is on the market for the first time in decades. Located on Lido Isle, a tiny man-made island in the city’s harbor, the 1961 home boasts a plethora of period details that still feels fresh today.

The 2,485-square-foot residence features a mostly long, low profile, except for an asymmetrical volume—an addition perhaps?—above on one end of the structure, where an additional bedroom with a wall of picture windows reaching toward the water.

Behind a white masonry block perimeter and gate is a courtyard with terrazzo flooring. Frosted sliding glass doors form the entrance, establishing the indoor-outdoor connection from the very start. The original terrazzo floors continue into the main living space, which is open in plan and comprises a fireplaced lounge area with sliding glass doors opening onto a patio, dining area, and a kitchen with original cabinetry.

Also found on this level are a large office or den with direct access to a garden patio by way of sliders, a master suite whose sliding glass doors open onto a patio and its bathroom to another green patio, and another large suite, for a total of three bedrooms, two full baths, and one partial. Vaulted ceilings paired with clerestory windows and the afore-mentioned sliders bring drama and light into the space.

While its lot is large for the neighborhood, there isn’t much by way of a yard, but the multiple patios offer respite, privacy, and a little bit of greenery. And for other needs, Lido Isle offers exclusive community spaces like a clubhouse, parks, boat docks, and tennis court. Located on a corner lot at 211 Via Lido Nord, the property is offered at $2.94 million.

Via: SoCal Modern