20 Harbor Island, Newport Beach, CA 92660

6 Beds

5 Baths

3,600 SqFt


Lying on the westerly side of Harbor Island, Newport Harbor’s most revered and sought-after private island locale, this stately period home has been lovingly kept for nearly one hundred years. Held by generations of one family for nearly as long, this is the proverbial property ‘everyone has been waiting for’. Words cannot describe the relaxed feeling one experiences sitting here on the bayside terrace and watching sailboats glide across the harbor from this most scenic location. Towering eucalyptus trees frame the reserved, colonial-style residence that is an understated monument to its era. The home fronts on a large brick terrace that adjoins an expansive green lawn that spans two oversized lots and runs to the water’s edge. A private inner courtyard, and expansive mature gardens, lend to the coastal ambiance found here. The original house, built circa 1937, has been preserved and enjoyed, while its authenticity protected. There is also a private boat dock for several yachts up to one hundred feet in length that completes the property. With the filtered afternoon sun trickling in from above, and the massive trees swaying in the gentle ocean breezes, the setting is truly enchanting. Of the few original estate sized parcels on the Newport Harbor, only a handful remain today. This offering is comprised of two, independent lots (numbers 20 and 21); each fifty feet in width. Their combined one hundred feet of frontage, found on the most desirable island in Newport Harbor, represents the last opportunity of its kind. Surrounded by Southern California’s most impressive and expensive waterside residences, this property can be restored, expanded, or completely reimagined into something that will stand for the next one hundred years. In real estate parlance, ‘irreplaceable’ is a word that is overused. However, this single word best describes this unexpected and fortuitous opportunity.

Property Details
Full Baths4
Half Baths1
Total Baths5
Lot Size Area17726
Lot Size Area UnitsSquare Feet
Year Built1937
SubdivisionHarbor Island (HARI)
ViewBay,City Lights,Harbor,Water
WaterfrontBay Front,Includes Dock
Lot DescriptionFront Yard,Garden,Landscaped,Lawn,Lot 10000-19999 Sqft,Park Nearby,Sprinklers In Front,Sprinklers In Rear
Laundry FeaturesIndividual Room
Pool featuresNone
Parking Spaces2
Garage spaces2
Association Fee33481
Association AmenitiesGuard,Security,Controlled Access
Geographic Data
DirectionsE Coast Hwy - L onto Bayside Drive - R onto Harbor Island Road - Harbor Island
Market AreaN9 - Lower Newport Bay - Balboa Island
Address Information
Address20 Harbor Island
Postal Code92660
CityNewport Beach
CountryUnited States
Listing Information
Listing OfficeCompass
Listing AgentRobert Giem
Virtual Tour URLhttps://vimeo.com/910260016
School Information
DistrictNewport Mesa Unified
MLS Information
Days on market246
MLS StatusActive
Listing DateJul 12, 2023
Listing Last ModifiedFeb 8, 2024
Tax ID05023029
MLS AreaN9 - Lower Newport Bay - Balboa Island
MLS #NP23124577

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