Where you live has never mattered more. Ocean views, and a coveted coastal lifestyle await you behind the gates of Bal Harbour - Dana Point's hidden gem. This north-facing home situated above Dana Point Harbor on a tranquil and private corner lot welcomes stunning panoramic coastline and white water views. Generously proportioned the open and airy 2-story residence presents tasteful style throughout. The four (or five)-bedroom (all ensuite), 5.5 bathroom design impresses at first sight with a 2-story foyer and multi-tiered staircase. The interior further reveals custom plantation shutters, a home office and bonus/media room that can be used as an optional fifth bedroom. The fireplace-warmed family room is open to a chef-caliber kitchen with Sub-Zero and Viking appliances, granite countertops, walk-in pantry, large sit-down island and custom cabinetry. Guests will appreciate a main-floor bedroom suite with it's own private entrance. Everyone will enjoy the large living and dining room area with hardwood flooring, fireplace and custom French doors that lead to a pool-size backyard with views of the ocean beyond. Trey ceilings crown a posh master suite with panoramic ocean view, soothing fireplace, ocean view balcony with automatic retractable 33' awning, and a large bath with a soaking tub, vanity, huge walk-in closet and panoramic ocean view. Conveniently located to the area's finest schools, this home is only10 minutes from St. Margaret's Episcopal School and walking distance to St. Edwards and Dana Point Harbor. A short 5-minute drive to the newly renovated Dana Point Town Center with countless new shopping and dining destinations, and close by the Ritz Carlton and Waldorf Astoria resorts. And, very easy freeway access.