• MLS® #: OC22200906
  • 21 Salt Bush
  • Irvine, CA 92603
  • $8,700,000
  • 5 Beds, 6 Bath, 7569 SqFt, 0.62 Acres
  • Residential

Presenting “Villa Torre” at 21 Salt Bush – a quintessential Santa Barbara-style estate nestled in the coastal hills of the prestigious, 24/7 guard-gated Shady Canyon neighborhood, located on an extraordinary 27,569 square foot lot offering panoramic hillside and canyon views. Behind the gates, drive along winding roads reminiscent of southern Europe with natural rugged surroundings before arriving at your private residence situated above street level at the end of a private cul-de-sac on a premium view lot. Inspired by the beautiful architecture, and the warmth of Tuscan interiors, your guests will be in awe of the exceptional floor plan. With no detail overlooked, the 5 Bedroom, 5.5 Bath estate offers 7500+ square feet of luxury living, including a large main-level junior master, formal living room, great room, kitchen, office, and formal dining room – overlooking elegant gardens and a small vineyard through large French doors. The graceful entry frames the sprawling backyard and impressive views of the Shady Canyon Golf Course and hills of Newport Coast. The newly updated chef-inspired kitchen offers an oversized island, walk-in butler pantry, 500+ bottle wine room, ample cabinet space, and connected indoor and outdoor eating areas. Upstairs reveals a spacious primary suite, occupying its own wing with beautiful hard wood flooring, his-and-her master closets, and spa-like primary bath providing the perfect retreat. The impressive rear balcony overlooking the golf course, canyons and hills provides the most in coastal living with ideal warm climates, away from the coastal marine layer. The second level also features two spacious ensuite bedrooms, one with a private entrance with an outdoor staircase, as well as a tower loft. The meticulously kept gardens pair with several loggias and private patios. The gated motor court provides additional parking to the four car garages. Community amenities include tennis courts, and nature hiking and bike trails. The separate, members-only Golf Club, features a 300-acre Tom Fazio-designed course with remarkable club facilities. The most ideally located exclusive gated community in all of Southern California – with quick access to the 405, 5 and 133 Freeways. Only minutes from John Wayne Airport, world-class dining and entertainment, and So Cal beaches. Part of University High School, Bonita Canyon Elementary, and Vista Verde (K-8), Rancho, and only minutes to the finest private schools. Welcome Home to "Villa Torre!"

Sales Agent

  • Sam Smith
  • Beach Cities Real Estate
  • Phone: 949-988-0605
  • Cell: 949-988-0605
  • Contact Agent Now

Essential Information

  • MLS® #OC22200906
  • Price$8,700,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms6.00
  • Full Baths5
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage7,569
  • Acres0.62
  • Year Built2007
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
  • StyleCustom, Mediterranean
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address21 Salt Bush
  • AreaSH - Shady Canyon
  • SubdivisionShady Canyon Custom (SHDC)
  • CityIrvine
  • CountyOrange
  • StateCA
  • Zip Code92603


  • UtilitiesSewer Connected
  • Parking Spaces8
  • # of Garages4
  • Has PoolYes
  • PoolCommunity, Association


Clubhouse, Controlled Access, Fitness Center, Fire Pit, Golf Course, Maintenance Grounds, Meeting Room, Management, Meeting/Banquet/Party Room, Outdoor Cooking Area, Barbecue, Playground, Pool, Pet Restrictions, Pets Allowed, Recreation Room, Guard, Spa/Hot Tub, Security, Tennis Court(s), Trail(s)


Concrete, Door-Multi, Direct Access, Driveway, Driveway Up Slope From Street, Garage, Garage Door Opener, Gated, Garage Faces Side, Side By Side, Oversized


Concrete, Door-Multi, Direct Access, Driveway, Driveway Up Slope From Street, Garage, Garage Door Opener, Gated, Garage Faces Side, Side By Side, Oversized


Courtyard, Canyon, Golf Course, Hills, Neighborhood


  • InteriorWood
  • HeatingForced Air, Zoned
  • CoolingCentral Air, Zoned
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Stories2
  • StoriesTwo

Interior Features

Built-in Features, Balcony, Granite Counters, High Ceilings, Living Room Deck Attached, Multiple Staircases, Open Floorplan, Pantry, Stone Counters, Recessed Lighting, Bedroom on Main Level, Walk-In Pantry, Wine Cellar, Walk-In Closet(s)


Built-In Range, Double Oven, Dishwasher, Freezer, Disposal, Gas Range, Gas Water Heater, Microwave, Refrigerator, Range Hood, Self Cleaning Oven, Water Heater, Dryer, Washer


Family Room, Gas Starter, Living Room, Master Bedroom


  • ExteriorStucco
  • WindowsCustom Covering(s)
  • RoofSpanish Tile
  • ConstructionStucco
  • FoundationCombination

Lot Description

2-5 Units/Acre, Back Yard, Cul-De-Sac, Front Yard, Garden, Sprinklers In Rear, Sprinklers In Front, Lawn, Landscaped, Level, Near Park, Rectangular Lot, Sprinklers Timer, Sprinkler System, Yard

School Information

  • DistrictIrvine Unified
  • ElementaryBonita Canyon
  • MiddleRancho San Juaquin
  • HighUniversity

Additional Information

  • Date ListedSeptember 16th, 2022
  • Days on Market14
  • ZoningSFR
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Listing Agent: Rachel SwardstromListing Office: Coldwell Banker Realty

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