This VILLA BY THE SEA is located within the gated oceanfront community of Niguel Shores/Monarch Beach on lovely corner lot with private pool and spa, dramatic gated courtyard entry, and spacious one story design. The large living room boasts vaulted ceilings and fireplace with french doors to patio and pool. In addition, the home features a library/den (possible 4th bedroom), dining room, updated kitchen with gas cooktop and Sub Zero refrigerator plus cozy breakfast nook, luxurious master suite with fireplace and built-ins, ample closets and large master bath, a powder room and a secondary bath with dual vanity sinks, a secondary bedroom with private patio and a 3rd bedroom with view of courtyard fountain. There are a total of 3 bedrooms plus den, 2.5 baths, paver flooring and new contemporary carpet in bedrooms, an attached 2 car garage with separate laundry area and lush landscaping and serene patio areas. The community of Niguel Shores includes a blufftop oceanfront park and parking lot with direct beach access, a newer Clubhouse complete with Jr. Olympic size pool, spa, tennis, pickleball, sports courts, play park and walking trails. Niguel Shores is located next to the Ritz Carlton Hotel and is near the Links Golf Course, the Waldorf-Astoria Monarch Beach Resort, the Marina at Dana Point, and the Art Colony of Laguna Beach. Enjoy resort-style beach living all year around in Niguel Shores...The Best Kept Secret Along The Coast!