This gorgeous, single-level, pool home is located in the sought-after, beach-close community of Monarch Bay Terrace. A gated courtyard entry with ocean views welcomes you to this spacious, open home with soaring ceilings and an abundance of natural light throughout. Wonderful floor plan boasts a living room overlooking the resort-style backyard and a separate family room with a cozy stacked stone fireplace. The chef’s kitchen features stunning leather granite countertops with a center island, stainless appliances including a double oven and gas range, updated cabinets with pull-outs, and a breakfast bar. The adjacent dining room offers the perfect layout for entertaining guests. Vaulted ceilings continue on into the master suite complete with access to the backyard, large walk-in closet, and lavish master bath with spa-like walk-in shower adorned in limestone with dual shower heads. Two more guest bedrooms (one room has been expanded and could easily be converted back to a true 4 bedroom) both have closet organizers and share a tastefully updated hall bath. The backyard epitomizes the Southern California lifestyle, complete with full outdoor kitchen and bar, sparkling pool and spa, putting green, and large grassy area with plenty of room to play. Additional upgrades include a brand new AC condenser, tankless water heater, operable skylights, surround sound, and more. Coveted location close to award-winning resorts, renowned beaches, incredible shopping, and only minutes to Dana Point Harbor and Laguna Beach!