Seapoint At Crystal Cove To Host Sunset Art Auction Feb. 21

All art aficionados are invited this Thursday, February 21st, from 5 to 8 p.m., as Laing Luxury Homes will partner with Coast Magazine and The Randy Higbee Gallery to present an exclusive sunset art auction at the luxurious model homes of SeaPoint in Crystal Cove along the Newport Coast®.

The auction is open to the public and is expected to feature more than 30 paintings and sculptures by local artists, providing a wonderful opportunity to discover new talent on the Orange County arts landscape. Two-thirds of auction proceeds will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Orange County and the Inland Empire. Those planning to attend may RSVP to Katie De Boer of Laing Luxury Homes by phone at 949-265-2411 or by email at

“We’re looking forward to a spectacular auction event, set against the breathtaking beauty of SeaPoint’s enviable setting in the heights of Crystal Cove,” said Pete Carmichael, director of sales and marketing for Laing Luxury Homes. “Attending the auction is the perfect way to experience the estates of SeaPoint and the prestigious coastal lifestyle that accompanies the Crystal Cove address along The Newport Coast. SeaPoint’s exquisitely designed and lavishly furnished model homes will serve as an incredible showplace for the artwork.”

Noted Carmichael: “We expect a large turnout for this highly anticipated event that will help make dreams come true for local children with life-threatening medical conditions. Having their fondest wishes granted by Make-A-Wish can help these children find the hope they need to transform their illnesses into life-affirming triumphs.”

To learn more about the Make-A-Wish Foundation, visit

Offering only 27 sumptuous estate residences in a premier coastal setting, SeaPoint is an artistic blend of architectural brilliance by Robert Hidey Architects and superb craftsmanship by Laing Luxury Homes. Buyers can individualize their SeaPoint homes to a nearly unprecedented level, benefiting from the vast array of appointments and professional design assistance of the on-site Design Studio.

Nestled on homesites averaging more than 21,000 square feet within the panoramic setting of Crystal Cove, the expansive SeaPoint residences exhibit Formal Tuscan and Santa Barbara architecture in floorplan designs that provide virtually seamless connections between indoor spaces and “outdoor rooms” such as courtyards, covered loggias and decks.

The neighborhood’s various two-story floorplans offer approximately 6,134 to 6,800 square feet of interior living space, with five to seven bedrooms and up to eight and one-half baths. Creating exceptional lifestyle versatility, one plan includes both a first-floor master bedroom suite and a casita. Selected plans also feature an office, media room and workshop/optional wine storage room.

To register on the SeaPoint interest list, please call (949) 715-9720 or visit

SeaCrest, also by Laing Luxury, is another Crystal Cove neighborhood which offers exquisite homes that reflect the timeless beauty of the Santa Barbara and Spanish styles. For more information on SeaCrest, please call (949) 715-0707 for availability.

Estate residences are also available at The Tides at Crystal Cove by Standard Pacific Homes, a luxurious collection of only 30 coastal-oriented homes on homesites averaging 13,000 square feet. Three of Orange County’s most renowned architects, Bassenian/Lagoni Architects, R. Douglas Mansfield Architects, Inc. and JZMK Partners, provided this neighborhood’s inspired Tuscan, Provencal and Santa Barbara styling. Home interiors range from approximately 6,675 to 7,532 square feet, with four to six bedrooms and up to seven and one-half baths.

Various plans available at The Tides are highlighted by a game room, home office, library, entertainment room, studio, bonus room, and golf cart storage area. An optional subterranean level includes a wine cellar, and one plan boasts a vintage car collectors dream – a seven-space garage!

To register on the interest list for The Tides, call (949) 715-0640 or visit

For those who wish to enjoy their own custom vision of home atop the magnificent coastal bluffs of Crystal Cove, one of the village’s final phases of custom homesites is now selling. Distinguished by expansive coastal panoramas, these homesites range from approximately 15,000 to more than 32,000 square feet. Homesite purchasers and their design/build teams can work within a remarkable design palette that includes Provencal, Tuscan, Santa Barbara and Northern Italian styles.

Prospective homesite purchasers can schedule a personal Crystal Cove tour by calling (949) 720-COVE.

Added Carmichael: “Remember, this coming Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. is the SeaPoint Art Auction. Whether you are wishing to fill your home with art or are seeking true artistry in a home, you don’t want to miss this exciting event at SeaPoint in the incredible seaside enclave of Crystal Cove.”

To attend the February 21st art auction at SeaPoint or to tour the sumptuously appointed model homes of SeaPoint, The Tides and the custom homesites sales office in Crystal Cove, take the I-405 freeway, exit at MacArthur Boulevard and drive south toward the ocean. Turn left on Pacific Coast Highway and proceed through Corona del Mar, turning left on Reef Point Drive to the gated Crystal Cove entrance.

For more information about the lifestyle, estate residences and custom homesites of Crystal Cove, visit