Located in the heart of Newport Heights, this 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home offers just over 4,000 square feet of living space. Hardwood floors and abundant natural light welcome you into the downstairs living areas with garden views and 2 cozy fireplaces. The lower level includes multiple living and dining areas, laundry room and powder bath. The chef s kitchen features ample cabinetry and a storage pantry, newer stainless steel refrigerator and trash compactor plus an island with gas stovetop and bar seating. Outdoor entertaining awaits in the very private backyard featuring a salt water pool and spa, built in BBQ area, covered seating area with flat screen TV and heaters. An additional bath is located at the back of the property off the pool. A large enclosed front yard provides an additional outdoor space for play and relaxation. The second level features 4 very large bedrooms all boasting high ceilings. The Master Bedroom has a fireplace, balcony with sunset view, walk in closet and spa like bath. The third level provides even more space and can serve as a home office, gym, play room or guest area. Ample parking is available in the alley with access to the 2 car garage and an extended concrete pad for the larger utility vehicles. Other excellent extras include a solar system, whole house water filtration system, newer salt water pool equipment, brand new carpet and new paint throughout the inside and outside of the home. A short walk to Newport Harbor High School, Ensign Intermediate and Newport Heights Elementary. Easy bike ride to the beach or to the highly acclaimed shops and restaurants on 17th Street.