Tom Bashe is an associate broker at Coldwell Banker Residential, a full service Real Estate Brokerage specializing in Residential Real Estate Sales in Southern California. He began his career in real estate prior to graduating high school and was a licensed real estate agent before he received his high school diploma. In 2006, at the ripe old age of 21, Tom became one of the youngest Real Estate Brokers in the industry. In the 11 years since, his team has successfully sold hundreds of properties ranging in price from just over $50,000 to just under $5,000,000. He specializes in selling Single Family dwellings, condos, townhomes, multifamily dwellings, land and estates.
Some of the most sought after property in Southern California are located in the community of North Laguna Beach. With the expansive custom estates and beautiful views, it is a wonderful coastal neighborhood to live in.
North Laguna Beach is made up of many different architectural styles. You’ll find small Spanish homes with interesting histories behind them, along with large ocean front mansions. There are several neighborhoods that comprise this area including Irvine Cove, Emerald Bay, and Smithcliffs. Some have Home Owners Association fees. This area also tends to be higher in price, in direct comparison with other areas of Laguna Beach. Residents enjoy being able to walk to the shore and Heilser Park, which features sculptures, artsy benches, tide pools, and rocky shores. There are also many art galleries, restaurants, and shops nearby.
The neighborhood of North Laguna Beach is served by the Laguna Beach Unified School District, with highly ranked facilities such as Top of the World Elementary School, Thurston Middle School, and Laguna Beach High School. There are also several private schools including Anneliese’s School, Montessori School of Laguna Beach, and St. Catherine of Siena Parish School. And this is the home of the Laguna College of Art & Design (LCAD). The private college offers degrees in illustration, graphic design, painting and drawing, and game art.
Laguna Beach is a popular seaside city, and is known for its artistic environment, scenic coves, and mild weather year round. The city’s main economic industry is tourism with over three million visitors annually. There are many festivals, including the Festival of Arts, which gives local artists an opportunity to show their work. It began in the 1930s, and has been a traditional event ever since. A counterculture alternative to this festival is the Sawdust Art Festival which was established in 1965 and focuses on non-juried crafts. This festival involves artists from local outlets, as well as those from outside the city.
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