Spectacular and spacious oceanfront custom home on prime lot on gated street within the 24 hour gated community of Niguel Shores next to the Ritz Carlton Hotel. This home boasts panoramic ocean views including whitewater, Catalina Island, Palos Verdes and San Clemente Island. The main floor includes a formal entry, a kitchen with breakfast room which opens to family room with fireplace, a large living room with conversation pit, fireplace and bar, dining room, main floor guest bedroom with ensuite bath, powder room and separate laundry room plus elevator and hardwood flooring. Upstairs the lavish master suite includes a fireplace, vaulted ceilings, deck, and newer master bath with separate tub and shower. In addition there are 3 additional bedrooms and large hall bath plus luxurious elevator. The home features a total of 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, new carpet and paint, and an attached 2 car garage. Niguel Shores includes a 3 million dollar Clubhouse with Jr. Olympic size pool, spa, sports courts, tennis, pickleball, and park plus an oceanfront parking lot with blufftop oceanfront park. Located just minutes from Laguna Beach, the Links Golf Course, the Monarch Beach Resort, and the Marina at Dana Point, this property provides resort style living all year around. Enjoy a walk on the beach, whale watch from your patio deck, stroll to the Club for a swim or tennis, or relax and view Catalina Island sunset views living in Niguel Shores...The best-kept secret along the coast!