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Spotlight On: Three Arch Bay

Three Arch Bay

Three Arch Bay is a highly sought after gated enclave located in South Laguna. The community takes its name from the three natural arches in the large rock formation on the north end of the sandy beach. By and large, homeowners in Three Arch Bay often say they cannot imagine living anywhere else. It features some of the most stunning scenery and friendliest neighbors in Laguna Beach.

About Three Arch Bay

Three Arch Bay is private community situated on 29 oceanfront acres, separated into lower and upper sections. The beauty and serenity of this community attract all sorts of people, from doctors and lawyers to artists and poets. Above all, the neighborhood is known for its welcoming vibe, and families love it for its safety and privacy.

Three Arch Bay Homes

Three Arch Bay is comprised of approximately 500 homes. Many of the homes in this neighborhood have a distinctive New England cottage style that set them apart from other homes in town. Here you’ll find large lawns with beautiful gardens and plenty of space for kids to play. In addition, Three Arch Bay features charming beach houses as well as stunning ocean view estates in a wide variety of styles to suit every taste.

One of the very unique features of several Three Arch Bay homes are the swimming pools that have been carved into the rocks, which are replenished by the tides. As a result, they are truly wonders that enhance the natural and dramatic beauty of the coastline.

Three Arch Bay Amenities

Three Arch Bay is a family-friendly community with activities geared towards family fun. Residents enjoy game nights hosted in the park, not to mention the luxury of private beach access. Moreover, the community hosts a fireworks display on the Fourth of July and an Olympics-style event for kids over Labor Day weekend.

Three Arch Bay History

Three Arch Bay is one of Laguna Beach’s oldest communities. It dates back to 1926 when the entire area sold for just $135,000. The neighborhood has seen its fair share of famous residents over the years. One of the first was Hollywood director Edward H. Griffith, who built an estate here in 1929. Other famous residents include Sterling Holloway, who was the voice of Winnie the Pooh, and Academy Award winner Frederick March.

Not only has this beautiful community attracted Hollywood residents, but it’s also been a filming location for a few movies. For example, you may have spotted it in the 1935 Erroll Flynn film “Captain Blood,” or the 1936 movie “Give Us This Night” featuring Gladys Swarthout. In fact, The Beach Boys even mention Three Arch Bay in their song “California Feelin’.”

Location and Nearby Attractions

Three Arch Bay is ideally located on the ocean off the Pacific Coast Highway. It is situated on the south end of Laguna on the border of Dana Point. Consequently, it’s close to all the attractions that have made Laguna Beach famous, including our art festivals and the charming downtown area.

More Information About Three Arch Bay

If you’d like more information about the luxury homes in Three Arch Bay, please click here to contact The Stanaland Group, or call 949-689-9047.