Often referred to as the Crown Jewel of Southern California's Coast and set behind the coveted second gate in Crystal Cove, 21 Shell Beach offers mesmerizing ocean views of Santa Catalina Island, Newport Harbor and beyond to the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Forged from exquisite craftsmanship and distinguished architecture traversing three levels with an approximate 17,563 square foot parcel and approximately 9,096 square feet of interior living space, the luxury of having an abundance of space is yours! Oriented with amazing views, the main level features generously sized accommodations hosting one of two primary suites as well as a guest suite. The luminous main level open concept floor plan also includes a formal living room, dining room, private home office, gourmet chef's kitchen inclusive of a backroom catering kitchen, and a great room with retractable sliding doors creating a seamless in door outdoor living space. Comprised on the second level, you will relish in an opulent primary spa-suite with private terraces and three generously sized guest suites. Completing our tour, the amenities rich subterranean level presents a bonus room, guest bedroom, private theater, billiards room, wine tasting area with wine storage, as well as an eight-car subterranean garage. This private Mediterranean manse also features a covered loggia, saltwater pool, spa, built-in BBQ, and a fireplace. All Crystal Cove residences enjoy exclusive access to community amenities inclusive of 24-hour guard-gated security entrances, a club house swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, a fitness center, playgrounds and direct tunnel access to Crystal Cove State Park and beach.