~Impressive Tudor-Style Home in Anaheim Hills

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Nestled in a private, forest-like setting worthy of a fairy tale, this enchanting Tudor-style estate from Tarbell, Realtors’ Preferred Properties Division is offered by Orange County real estate expert Laurie Reese. It is located in a secluded Anaheim Hills neighborhood comprised of exceptional custom homes on very large lots.


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Set on approximately one-half acre, the cul-de-sac estate includes a serene, park-like front yard and an entertainer’s dream backyard. Mature trees and landscaping provide significant separation from adjacent homes, enhancing the very private feel.


Fresh and contemporary, the recently renovated home features a fully-remodeled kitchen, a luxurious master suite, and formal and casual living areas ideal for entertaining. Four sets of French doors open to the large backyard with its gorgeous pool and spa, sunny patio, and lighted dining pavilion.  Every room in the spacious floor plan is light and bright.


There are four or five bedrooms and three-and-one-half baths in approximately 4,310 square feet. The generously proportioned master suite features high ceilings, a ceiling fan, a walk-in closet, and French doors that open to the spa deck. The master bath includes a dual-basin vanity, free-standing tub, and a custom shower with a steam feature and a skylight that opens.  A private retreat connected to the master suite includes French doors, built-ins, and a wet bar—this flex space can be used as an office, art studio, or fitness room, or it could become bedroom number five. Two of the guest bedrooms offer window seats and there is a dual-basin vanity in the renovated hall bath.  An additional en suite guest room offers direct outdoor access.


The immaculate interior features tasteful design details such as classic millwork, custom cabinetry, tile and dark hardwood flooring, and recessed lighting.  The formal dining room has French doors that frame a view of the pool area.  The intimate formal living room offers an inviting fireplace and beautiful built-ins.


A full-size wet bar with built-in wine storage serves the living room, dining room, and the family room, which features cathedral ceilings and a floor-to-ceiling fireplace.  A handsome staircase leads to the versatile loft/bonus room and a balcony.


Fully-renovated, the modern kitchen offers streamlined Fisher & Paykel appliances including double ovens and a double-drawer dishwasher, plus polished granite counters and a huge center island topped with river-washed granite. An extra-large breakfast area has a chic light fixture that coordinates with the pendant lights over the breakfast bar. Additional amenities include a convenient guest powder room and a full-size laundry room. From the kitchen, French doors open to the pool area, extending the entertainment space right outdoors.


Designed for hosting memorable parties and summer barbeques, the large backyard includes a sparkling pool, separate spa, and a charming dining pavilion nestled against a lush green backdrop. After the sun sets, twinkling city lights emerge and the stargazing begins.  Fruit trees line one side yard; the other side is a dog run.  The home also offers a three-car garage.

7551 Martella Lane, Anaheim Hills

Offered at $1,650,000



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~Andalusia at Coral Mountain: Exceptional La Quinta Estate

~Andalusia at Coral Mountain: Exceptional La Quinta Estate

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Set in the sought-after Andalusia at Coral Mountain community in Andalusia Country Club, this incredible estate features gorgeous mountain and golf course views.  The exceptional La Quinta home is presented by Desert specialist Abraham Baghbodorian and Tarbell, Realtors’ Preferred Properties Division.   Dine indoors or out, unwind on the shady loggia, and relax in the refreshing pool—from the spacious great room to the irresistible backyard oasis, the fantastic home captures the most enticing elements of the Desert lifestyle.


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Brick and wrought iron accents complement architecture inspired by Spain’s Andalusian region.  An inviting gated courtyard leads to a landscaped walkway with a stacked stone fountain.  At the entrance, impressive double doors adorned with decorative wrought iron open to reveal a majestic foyer with soaring ceilings and a magnificent custom chandelier.


Approximately 3,287 square feet encompasses four bedrooms and four-and-one-half baths, including a detached casita.  The master suite is a sumptuous haven with a double tray ceiling, lighted ceiling fan, wrought iron embellishments, and luxurious custom draperies that frame a beautiful view of the pool.  The spa-like master bath features stone floors and counters, dual vanities, a deep spa tub, and an extra-large shower with mosaic tile entry.


The open and inviting floor plan features a formal dining room with custom furniture and draperies, a stone-topped buffet, and a stunning Spanish-style chandelier.  The spacious great room is light and bright, with high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling sliding doors, large-scale tile floors throughout, and a handsome fireplace with a raised hearth and cast-stone mantel.  “Breathtaking” barely begins to describe the incomparable view.


The living area is completely open to the gourmet kitchen and casual dining area.  Top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances include a built-in refrigerator, five-burner gas cooktop, double ovens, a warming drawer, wine fridge, and more.  Gleaming granite counters, rich wood cabinetry, and a walk-in pantry make this a chef’s dream kitchen.  Stylish pendant lights illuminate the extra-long breakfast bar.

Offered furnished, the home includes impeccable architectural details, custom shutters, hardwood and tile flooring, plush carpet, recessed lighting, ceiling fans, a home automation system, and a laundry room with washer and dryer included.


The estate’s crown jewel is the beautiful lighted pool.  Waterfalls cascade into the pool from stone columns topped with fire bowls.  At night, the heated pool and bubbling spa are the perfect place for stargazing.  Blurring the line between indoor and outdoor living, the shaded loggia adds to the entertainment space with a cozy fireplace, a built-in TV cabinet, and lighted ceiling fans.  The adjacent pool deck includes a barbeque center with bar seating, a firepit, well-tended landscaping, and incredible views that stretch across the golf course to the rugged mountains.


The elevated lot measures approximately one-quarter acre.  Guard-gated Andalusia Country Club features a Rees Jones golf course.  The community offers a restaurant, fitness center, pool and spa, tennis courts, pickle ball, bocce ball, and community events, plus a dog park and hiking and biking trails.

58500 Aracena, La Quinta

Offered at $1,249,900



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~Rancho Mirage Haven with Mountain Views

~Rancho Mirage Haven with Mountain Views

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Tarbell, Realtors joins Desert specialist Paula Watson in presenting an Estates Collection listing from the Preferred Properties Division.  Set in sought-after Thunderbird Terrace, this enviable Rancho Mirage home features an enticing outdoor oasis, impeccable landscaping, and fantastic mountain views.  Distinctive architectural details and a secluded courtyard entry add to the appeal.


The contemporary single-level floor plan offers a total of four bedrooms and five baths, including a truly remarkable master suite.  A broad sliding glass door in master bedroom opens directly to the backyard and frames a view of the pool and the mountains.  The master also features a fireplace, two walk-in closets, a sitting area, fitness and computer area with built-ins, and remote-controlled window coverings.  There are two full baths in the master suite, each with its own vanity, spa tub, and shower—one even includes a luxurious steam shower!  Two of the guest bedrooms also have walk-in closets.


At an estimated 4,163 square feet, the renovated home offers room to entertain.  The impressive double-door entry opens to a spacious great room with a fireplace, casual dining area, and a full wet bar with seating, a wine fridge, and lighted cabinetry.  Multiple sets of sliding glass doors blur the line between indoor and outdoor living and highlight the wonderful views.  Updated twenty-four-inch tile floors flow into the formal dining room, where an additional slider opens to the dining patio.


A satiny finish on the light wood cabinets adds to the bright and airy feel in the kitchen.  The center island features a cooktop, extra storage and work space, and a breakfast bar.  The kitchen also offers a huge double sink, a large pantry, double ovens, marble flooring, and a breakfast nook with a convenient chef’s desk.  The full-size laundry room includes a Samsung washer and dryer, storage cabinets, and marble flooring. Additional amenities include ceiling fans, plantation shutters, recessed lighting, and a three-car garage.


Serene and inviting, the backyard is the perfect place to experience the relaxing Desert lifestyle.  Impeccable landscaping and a lush green lawn surround the heated saltwater pool and spa.  Enjoy the sunny pool deck or lounge in the shade of the covered patio.  After the sun sets, the stargazing begins.

40305 Paxton Drive, Rancho Mirage

Offered at $1,365,000



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~ SOLD!  Luxurious Ocean View Home in La Ladera

~ SOLD! Luxurious Ocean View Home in La Ladera

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Another Luxury Home Sold by Tarbell, Realtors’ Preferred Properties Division

Special Homes Deserve Special Attention.  This sophisticated home is a private haven with tranquil ocean views and a fresh, open concept floor plan. Nestled in the tropical paradise of a coastal canyon, and just steps from the ocean and beach trail, the impeccably renovated home features indulgent amenities and flawless finishes, epitomizing the comforts of the San Clemente lifestyle.

With so many luxury properties available in coastal Orange County, it takes special resources and exceptional skill to attract qualified, serious buyers to a particular home. By enrolling the home in Preferred Properties, the homeowners were able to take advantage of the enhanced advertising, high-quality marketing materials, and professional photography the luxury division offers.

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~Yorba Linda Estate Designed for Life in SoCal

~Yorba Linda Estate Designed for Life in SoCal

Located near Yorba Linda Country Club, this sprawling estate from Tarbell, Realtors’ Preferred Properties Division features an impressive family home with luxurious amenities, beautiful mountain views, and a private pool. The Estates Collection listing is offered by Orange County luxury home specialist Zee Zee Baset, Ph.D.

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Approximately 5,141 square feet offers five bedrooms and four baths, including a generously proportioned master suite with vaulted ceilings, a romantic fireplace, and two walk-in closets. The master bathroom offers custom cabinetry, a dual-basin vanity, spa tub, and separate shower.  French doors in the master bedroom and bath open to a view balcony. There are two bedrooms on the main floor, one of which is currently in use as a home office.



The gracious double-door entry reveals stone tile floors and a grand staircase—just a hint of what is to come. There is plenty of room to entertain in the spacious living room, where a curving bay window features an inviting window seat.  The sliding French door in the adjacent formal dining room extends the entertainment space out onto the patio.  A full-size wet bar is perfectly positioned to serve the living room, dining room, and the versatile game room.  The floor plan also features a bright and cheery sunroom, a family room with a brick fireplace, and a large casual dining area for every day.



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With rich wood cabinetry, polished granite counters, and travertine flooring, the gourmet kitchen is as beautiful as it is hard working. Whether you prefer to call in the caterer or do the cooking yourself, the professional-style Jenn-Air cooktop and dual refrigerator/freezer units will make mealtime and party preparations a breeze.  A good-sized center island provides additional storage and a convenient breakfast bar.


The laundry room, located on the upper level, features lots of storage space and a utility sink. Additional amenities include a second staircase, dual-pane windows, ceiling fans, recessed lighting, audio wiring and speakers, solar panels, and dual-zoned air conditioning. The sunroom has its own AC unit.



Step outdoors to enjoy a range of options and activities ideally suited to the SoCal lifestyle. The backyard includes a fully-fenced pool area with a sunny deck, a firepit, and a bubbling spa.  There is a grassy play area with a swing set, and a large patio encompassing a built-in barbecue center and a covered dining area.  The outdoor living spaces even offer easy access to a downstairs bathroom, perfect for coming in after a dip in the pool.


In the front yard, a tiered fountain, manicured landscaping, and handsome columns and balconies add to the considerable curb appeal.  Approximately one-third acre, the cul-de-sac lot includes fruit trees, a large storage shed, and a three-car garage. The property is free from Mello Roos assessments and there are no HOA fees.

Offered at $1,649,000.

18982 Gordon Lane, Yorba Linda


To make an appointment for a private showing, contact REALTOR® Zee Zee Baset.   ZZBASET@YAHOO.COM

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~Light and Bright Vista del Verde Home in Yorba Linda

~Light and Bright Vista del Verde Home in Yorba Linda

Tarbell, Realtors joins Laurie Reese in presenting an Estates Collection listing from the Preferred Properties Division. Set on a cul-de-sac in the desirable Vista del Verde neighborhood, this beautifully upgraded home has been meticulously maintained.  It features light-filled living spaces, a park-like backyard, and captivating sunset and city lights views.0-Special Homes Deserve Special Attention


The home encompasses four bedrooms and three baths in approximately 3,022 square feet, including a secluded master suite with a retreat, an inviting fireplace, and a walk-in closet with upgraded cabinetry. The master bath offers two granite-topped vanities, a large shower, and separate soaking tub.  There is a flood of natural light and direct access to a view balcony.  On the main floor, the guest bedroom is currently in use as a home office.

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Cathedral ceilings soar above the formal living room, where the fireplace sets a welcoming tone and large windows frame a view of the backyard. Elegant archways mark the formal dining room.  The family room features warm wood accents and a fireplace surrounded by rich slate tiles.  Neutral tile flooring flows throughout the entire downstairs.  The bright and open kitchen has creamy white cabinetry, polished granite counters, a center island/breakfast bar, and a cozy breakfast nook. High-quality stainless steel appliances include a Sub-Zero refrigerator and Viking cooktop.

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The home also offers a study area nestled at the top of the stairs and an upstairs laundry room with a deep utility sink and built-in cabinetry for plenty of storage. The LG washer and dryer are included.  Additional amenities include dual-pane windows, plantation shutters, crown molding, ceiling fans, central heat and air conditioning, wool carpeting, and a three-car garage with even more storage.  Security cameras are already in place and the exterior has been wired for outdoor lighting.

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Handsome architectural details and rugged stone accents add to the considerable curb appeal. Manicured landscaping and mature trees enhance the privacy of the backyard.  There is a lush green lawn and a large patio, ideal for outdoor entertaining.  At approximately 7,519 square feet, the property is easily managed, but still large enough to add a pool.

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The sought-after Vista del Verde community is home to Blue Ribbon schools, golf courses, parks, and hiking and biking trails. There is even a grove of Redwood trees tucked along the border with Carbon Canyon Park!

Offered at $1,249,888.

3801 Carson Way, Yorba Linda


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~A Truly Beautiful Home in a Uniquely Desirable Setting

~A Truly Beautiful Home in a Uniquely Desirable Setting

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This beautiful home from Lynda Barrett and Tarbell, Realtors’ Preferred Properties Division features views that stretch to Catalina.  Set on a secluded, tree-lined street in the City of Orange, the Estates Collection listing is in an area virtually surrounded by Villa Park and enjoys the prestige and appeal of an upscale neighborhood.


Approximately 2,532 square feet, the floor plan includes four bedrooms and three baths.  The master suite features a vaulted ceiling, ceiling fan, rich wood floors, a dual-basin vanity, tub and shower, and a wide sliding glass door that opens to large balcony with a great view.  Good-sized secondary bedrooms are bright and pleasing, and the guest baths have been nicely updated with granite-topped vanities.


Extraordinary views from nearly every room encompass the mountains, canyon, and reservoir.  An inviting double-door entry opens to reveal spacious rooms flooded with natural light.  The formal living room features soaring ceilings, a floor-to-ceiling fireplace, large windows, and a slider that leads to the garden.  Windows in the formal dining room reach all the way to the ceiling.  A cozy niche tucked under the open staircase is perfect for a reading nook or a convenient office area.


The great room consists of a large family room, casual dining area, and the gorgeous kitchen.  French doors provide access to the backyard, where a huge covered patio runs nearly the entire length of the home.  Exceptionally light and bright, the recently renovated kitchen has crisp white cabinetry, granite counters, a walnut breakfast bar, and room for an island.  The window over the farmhouse sink frames an expansive view that will make kitchen duties a pleasure instead of a chore.


Additional amenities include a generously proportioned laundry room/mud room, recessed lighting, hardwood and bamboo floors, a three-car garage and oversized driveway, fully-paid solar panels, and more!


The property is quite large, approximately 8,500 square feet, and features lush green lawns and an adorable two-story playhouse with a curving slide.  The lot also includes extra-wide side yards with gated RV parking on the left and a garden area with raised planters on the right.  Behind the home, there is nothing but open space—adding to the privacy!  The Santiago Creek reservoir is just a stone’s throw away.  The home is located within the current attendance boundaries of highly-rated Villa Park Elementary School and Villa Park High School.

5222 East Shoshone Avenue, Orange

Offered at $999,000.



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Incredible La Cresta Estate Features Endless Panoramic Views

Incredible La Cresta Estate Features Endless Panoramic Views


Nestled in the secluded hills of the La Cresta community, this fully-fenced, five-acre estate features a spacious two-story home with expansive views.  Ideal for enjoying Southern California’s indoor/outdoor lifestyle, the estate includes a private pool and a beautiful veranda overlooking the valley and mountains. The views seem to go on forever!


The home features four bedrooms and four baths in approximately 3,370 square feet.  The luxurious main floor master suite features a walk-in closet, dual-basin vanity, jetted tub, double shower, and access to the outdoors.  There is also a guest bedroom and bath on the main floor, plus two more bedrooms and baths upstairs, along with a versatile loft.


At the entry, the formal foyer features a sweeping staircase and ceramic tile flooring with decorative inlays. The light and bright dining room has a deep tray ceiling finished with elegant crown molding.  With its inviting, wood-burning fireplace and amazing views, the huge great room is truly the heart of the home. It encompasses the gourmet kitchen and offers direct access to the covered dining patio and adjacent built-in barbecue center, ideal for entertaining.


The chef’s dream kitchen features custom cabinetry, a large pantry, and an oversized center island/breakfast bar.  Countertops are solid granite.  High-quality built-in appliances include the refrigerator, five-burner cooktop, and double convection ovens.


The peaceful veranda has a timeless feel—it is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine and captivating sunset views. The backyard includes a large pool with a beach-style entry, an enticing spa, and a sunny pool deck, all fenced for safety.


The home features contemporary Prairie-style architecture, lovely archways, French doors and dual-pane windows, ceiling fans and recessed lighting, granite-topped vanities, and a full-size laundry room with a convenient utility sink. A central vacuum system, instant hot water and soft water systems, and central heat and air conditioning are already in place, as are energy-efficient solar panels that heat the pool and spa.


A private gate and long paved driveway lead to the estate’s four-car garage, a good-sized motor court, and low-maintenance, water-wise landscaping. The sought-after La Cresta area is known for substantial estates and fantastic custom homes, equestrian amenities, orchards, and vineyards.  Biking and equestrian trails traverse the landscape.

Offered at $1,275,000.

40475 Teich Lane, Murrieta


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~Beautiful Westpark Home in the Heart of Irvine

~Beautiful Westpark Home in the Heart of Irvine

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The Gamboa Real Estate Team is proud to offer an unforgettable Irvine home.  An Estates Collection listing from Tarbell, Realtors’ Preferred Properties Division, this is a rare home and a once in a lifetime opportunity.

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At approximately 3,646 square feet of living space (making this one of the largest homes in all of Westpark), the home is ideally located in a quiet inside cul-de-sac location in the sought-after Trieste tract.  Lush lawns and an extra-long, extra-wide driveway (enough to park four cars) greet you as you drive up to the home.  Inside you will find upgrades everywhere, including Italian marble, hardwood, granite counters, and crown molding.


Luxurious, bright and airy, the home’s spacious floor plan boasts six bedrooms, including dual master bedrooms, and three-and-one-half bathrooms.  The downstairs master is currently being used as a game room with bar.  The sixth bedroom is in use as a bonus room.


Double doors at the front entry open to a formal living room with cathedral ceilings and an adjacent dining room with a pair of French doors that extend the entertaining space outdoors.  There is a marble fireplace in the family room and an open, upgraded kitchen with granite counters and a large island/breakfast bar.  High-quality stainless steel appliances include a professional-style Thermador range.

Additional amenities include an office with built-in workspace for two, a loft/library, a separate and private guest lounge, and an oversized two-car garage with built-ins and epoxy flooring.  The home also features ceiling fans in most rooms, indoor/outdoor speakers, and two 220V charging outlets (front driveway and garage) for charging electric cars.


As if the home itself were not enough, it sits on an expansive lot (approximately 7,658 square feet) which has been upgraded to meet the desires of the most discerning entertainer.  Four doors open up to the backyard, making this home ideal for indoor/outdoor entertaining.   The backyard has a putting green, turf (to chip from), a cascading fountain, roses and fruit trees, a large barbecue center with a cooktop for outdoor cooking, hardscape throughout, and an oversized patio which could be converted into a California room.


The home is a short walk to award-winning schools (for example, the K-8 Plaza Vista School) and resort-style amenities such as tennis courts and an Olympic-sized pool.  For your work and shopping pleasures alike, this home is close to the District at Tustin and the Irvine Spectrum.  John Wayne Airport is just minutes away.  Come and make this your dream home in the heart of Irvine.

7 Salvo, Irvine

Offered at $1,599,000



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~ SOLD by Donna Howard! Temecula Estate Overlooking Wine Country

~ SOLD by Donna Howard! Temecula Estate Overlooking Wine Country

Tarbell, Realtors is proud to announce that Inland Empire specialist Donna Howard has completed a luxury home sale from the Preferred Properties Division.  This hard-working agent from the Menifee office successfully negotiated an offer for an exceptional estate in Temecula.

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The gorgeous Glen Oak Hills estate features a sophisticated and inviting single-story home with spectacular views of Temecula Valley’s wine country. All through the spacious open floor plan, tasteful architectural details are designed to impress.

“What a special property,” Donna said, “and the most incredible views of sunsets, city lights, and hot air balloons. I truly enjoyed working with the sellers on this beautiful home.”  By enrolling the home in Preferred Properties, Donna was able to take advantage of the high-quality marketing materials, professional photography, and specialized advertising the luxury division offers.

Tarbell’s Preferred Properties specialists can help you sell your house too! Whether you are just starting to think about moving or have already made the decision to sell, contact REALTOR® Donna Howard at (951) 212-3308 or email DonnaH@tarbell.com.

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