Located in the private gated community of Three Arch Bay, this inviting contemporary-design residence is a most special offering. Situated just above the community’s scenic and expansive private cove, only this home and a few others on Bay Drive here have private pathways to the beach. Never to be duplicated, the approximately 7,000 square foot residence of recent vintage features spacious rooms, high ceilings, and an open, comfortable plan. Perfect for relaxed living on the ocean, all of the main rooms open to the views. The upper levels of the home include a generous master suite with private terrace, as well as three additional bedroom suites, a handsome paneled office, and a large entertaining terrace. The main level of the home includes the living, dining, and family + lounge areas, anchored by open kitchen with ocean views. The oceanfront terrace on this level gives a particularly striking perspective of the cove below, as well as sunsets behind Catalina. The lowest level of the house includes a sumptuous convertible theater, fireside indoor spa area, wine room, guest bathroom, and walk-in vault. This level also opens to the pool terrace which is situated a few steps above the expansive south-west facing seaside garden. An oceanfront garden to remember, its rolling green lawn disappears against the backdrop of waves crashing below. There is no comparable seaside garden in an oceanfront home anywhere in Laguna within a private community. The quality of design and construction employed home is also notable and impressive. Entire walls are paneled in exotic woods including Macassar ebony and olive burl, to name a few. A floating five story lacquered wood staircase connects each of the levels. Accents in the home include imported leather floors and walls, Portoro and Emperador marbles, and honed limestone floors. A commercial elevator services all floors. Three Arch Bay is a revered private community in South Laguna Beach, centered around a magnificent cove. Residents in this small enclave partake in the lifestyle that includes days spent on the beach, and in its parks, gardens, and scenic overlooks. There are also tennis + basketball courts, and a childrens’ play area. Three Arch Bay’s meandering streets are generously laid out across the gentle topography and are flanked by mature trees and exceptional gardens. Easily accessible to all of the areas finest amenities, including award-winning schools, this is the ultimate lifestyle by the beach.