Depending on how deep your pockets are I haven't seen anyone offer up "China Cove" yet. It is by far one of the most exclusive and intimate enclaves on the California Coastline. It is occupied by some of the most prestiegeous names in America. Your neighbors could range from Mrs. Don Calandar (Marie Calandar restaraunt chain to Bill Gross, CEO of Pimco, some celeberties I won't name and many other very prominant folks.
My wife's family has owned a luxurious home there for over 35 years and we love the convenience of being able to launch our windsurfers, SUP's and kayaks on the beautiful beach of "Little Corona" less than 50 feet from the doorstep.
You can also walk down the private road to the stairs that will lead you to the beautiful sands and shoreline of "Big Corona" and never have to worry about crossing any busy streets as this private roadway is a dead end and only traveled on by homeowners, guests and occassional lookielous.
Although I'm a San Diego based RE broker we spend a great deal of time in China Cove and know it well. Homes don't often come up there and when they do they tend to sell quite quickly. Many of these properties have been passed down generations and are vacation or alternate homes for several residents.
I can tell you that having lived for almost 20 years all around the Newport Beach, CDM and LB area, China Cove is the most charming beachfront community on the beach. If you want privacy, value, excusivity and prestiege you won't be sorry investing here. I would be happy to keep my eyes open for any homes that might become available. Feel free to contact me anytime at 760 815-6977 or visit our website below