living a #beachpretty life….

living a #beachpretty life….

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Welcome to Beach Pretty!  Your destination for living a beach pretty life, I share with you a passion for all things beautiful…be inspired by our house tours of incredible beach houses, scenic lakeside cottages, travel with us and discover coastal towns and exotic beaches, fabulous entertaining ideas and delicious menus to create & the prettiest resort wear and beach style for your beach family!

Beach Pretty House Tours:  A Warm Contemporary in Newport Beach, California

Beach Pretty House Tours: A Warm Contemporary in Newport Beach, California

A Warm Contemporary in Newport Beach, California


This  beach house is a crown jewel sitting so Beach Pretty on Newport Harbor, the architect and designer Carlton Graham of Graham Architects located in Laguna Beach designed and elegant warm contemporary dream house.  The house was originally built in 1971, by Galway Builders and designed by Edward Gittings.  This house is located on a prestigious island that is shaped like a horseshoe and in the middle of the island is a lagoon.  Carlton Graham updated the style of the house with strategically placed skylights and windows that flood the walls with light.  Updated the interior with white oak beams, limestone sand tile and glass windows that embrace the colors of natural outdoors of beach living.  The open-floor living concept creates serenity and a beautiful flow through out the living quarters.  The piece de resistance of this beach house, is the courtyard in the middle of the house, with a gorgeous pool that has a  bridge walkway over the pool to get you to and from the other part of the house...it is simply breathtaking!

 This house Spans nearly 7,000 square feet of living space with 113 feet of water frontage featuring views toward the turning basin.

This house Spans nearly 7,000 square feet of living space with 113 feet of water frontage featuring views toward the turning basin.

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 French limestone and custom rift oak flooring, gris pulpis and Travertine marble countertops, walls of Portuguese limestone, black Mexican pebble landscaping accents, all of these luxury elements blend to give this house the attention to detail any luxury homeowner desires.

French limestone and custom rift oak flooring, gris pulpis and Travertine marble countertops, walls of Portuguese limestone, black Mexican pebble landscaping accents, all of these luxury elements blend to give this house the attention to detail any luxury homeowner desires.

 The beautiful floor to ceiling windows offer an abundance of light and open them up to let the beautiful salt air in!

The beautiful floor to ceiling windows offer an abundance of light and open them up to let the beautiful salt air in!

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 The home is as tech-savy and is completely wired and controlled via iPad with smart home technology and 5.1 surround sound systems, Vantage lighting system and integrated security systems.

The home is as tech-savy and is completely wired and controlled via iPad with smart home technology and 5.1 surround sound systems, Vantage lighting system and integrated security systems.

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 Outdoor living spaces are plentiful and include a private, enclosed courtyard at the front of the residence complete with sparkling spa and swimming pool with a bridge walkway, an oversized terrace spanning the entire width of the property and overlooking the harbor, with access to a private gangway and boat dock,  able to accommodate an approximately 60-foot vessel.

Outdoor living spaces are plentiful and include a private, enclosed courtyard at the front of the residence complete with sparkling spa and swimming pool with a bridge walkway, an oversized terrace spanning the entire width of the property and overlooking the harbor, with access to a private gangway and boat dock,  able to accommodate an approximately 60-foot vessel.

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Beach Pretty House Tours:  Crushing On This South Carolina Beach House

Beach Pretty House Tours: Crushing On This South Carolina Beach House

Beach Pretty House Tours:  My Dream Traditional House

Beach Pretty House Tours: My Dream Traditional House