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Valentines Day is coming this weekend and that means couples are scrambling to find the most romantic night out with reservations, flowers and more. But just think how much easier it would be if you could properly wine and dine your Valentine right at home with your own intimate wine cellar. 

Turns out you can at one these 6 luxury homes right here in Southern California. These rooms may be temperature controlled but it feels like things are gonna get hot and heavy...

Home Wine Cellar

Home Wine Cellar

41895 Noel Circle, Temecula

41895 Noel Circle is located in Temecula's Wine Country so it's no surprise it has the digs to accommodate. The family room boasts a full bar with spiral staircase that leads down to a temperature controlled wine cellar that can store 3,000+

Super Bowl 50 is this weekend, which means you’re probably gearing up for a day of lip smacking snacks, money pools on the big game and BBQ shenanigans. When it comes to big parties, it's all about prepping your pad to welcome friends and family.

In honor of the epic parties to come, we decided to show off our star playings, the homes on our roster that were simply built for Super Bowl parties. These homes all have one of three things necessary for a truly impressive Super Bowl Party: Home theater for watching, kitchen built for snacking and outdoor BBQs for getting your grill on.

Home Theater Throw Down

The first feature that makes a home the perfect setting for the Super Bowl – a personal home theater.

5171 East Copa De Oro First Team Real Estate

5171 East Copa De Oro, Anaheim

Super Bowl XLIX is coming up in just over a week when the New England Patriots take on the Seattle Seahawks. Now that we know who’s going to be in the Super Bowl it’s time to start thinking about where to gather for the big day.

A good Super Bowl party demands a great space to host it in, so let’s take a look at the line up of homes fit for the best freaking party ever.

23221 Pradera Road
Coto de Caza, CA

This Coto de Caza private sprawling estate is the perfect Super Bowl party house for so many reasons.

Let’s start with the most obvious – the home theater. No need to make room on the couch, everyone get’s their own recliner!

Have some grilling to do or just want to enjoy the weather? You can watch the game on the patio as well.

The holidays are an exciting time of year with events, concerts, tree-lighting ceremonies and more. To help you out, and ensure you don't miss an opportunity for some fun, we've put together a list of events in Orange County this December 2014. We've broken down the events into city tree-lighting ceremonies, ongoing holiday events for the month and other holiday celebrations.

Let the fun begin!

City Holiday Tree Lightings Around Orange County

Find out when your city is celebrating so you don't miss out!

December 2nd

Garden Grove – Under the clock tower at Village Green Park, Main and Euclid streets. There will be live entertainment, refreshments and a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus. And of course a flurry of snow arriving at 6:30PM so don’t

This week First Team Real Estate agent Paul Monte closed the highest sale to date in Anaheim Hills at 4910 E Copa De Oro Drive. Every detail of this home is the height of high-end customization with a total of $6,000,000 invested into upgrades and luxury renovations.

Situated on a  full acre of simply breathtaking and private grounds, it's easy to feel like you're living in Napa or at a French Villa in the wine country.

The entire home is also fully technical "Smart Home" having all systems on the Central Home automation, and a private detached screening room. Inside out, this estate is a stunner.

Professionally designed with no expense spared or detail untouched, this one of a kind residence features authentic custom finishes throughout

One of the most impressive properties on the Southern California market this season is this 5 acre equestrian property tucked away in Mountain Center. Just north of Lake Hemet in Riverside County, this estate boasts stunning mountain views and the privacy of a secluded lodge.

Located at 59309 Devils Ladder Road, Mountain Center, CA 92561, this 5.12 acre equestrian estate is nestled on the hilltop among towering pine trees – a nature lover’s dream.  You can enjoy the endless panoramic views of the San Jacinto Mountain range and clean mountain air from this beautiful custom crafted 2 story home featuring 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms.

59309 Devils Ladder Road, Mountain Center, CA 92561

59309 Devils Ladder Road, Mountain Center, CA 92561

The remodeled gourmet kitchen contains stainless appliances, granite counters, and a built in desk area.

59309 Devils Ladder Road, Mountain Center, CA 92561

Big Bear Valley draws over 5 million visitors annually because of its breathtaking beauty and the wide range of recreational activities spanning all four seasons. Big Bear Lake is at the center of the Valley surrounded by mountain peeks, expansive glistening waters and miles of sandy shoreline.

Marina Point Luxury Resort

Marina Point is a new luxury development located along the North Shore of the Lake. These grounds will stop you in your tracks with a sharp intake of crisp mountain air as the gravity of the surroundings sinks in.

Real estate agent Mark Sobczyk says, “It’s about the escape. When you are standing on the shore marveling at the mountain views and literally touching the water all at once – there’s no greater feeling in the world.

One of the most impressive properties in the Orange County market this summer is this Tuscan Villa inspired estate located in Irvine's exclusive Turtle Ridge community at 23 Milrose. This 4 bed and 3.5 bath home recently had a price reduction of $138,000 making it even more irresistible. Beautifully upgraded and meticulously maintained, the property boasts an expansive floor plan perfect for families and dozens of upgrades throughout. Get your checklist out, this house has everything to be your dream home.


23 Milrose, Irvine CA 92603

Follow the stone pathway and turn right at the vintage style fountain to enter this romantic Italian villa.

23 Milrose Irvine, CA  92603 23 Milrose Irvine, CA  92603

Inside you'll find travertine and distressed hardwood floors, and a remodeled gourmet kitchen with

With the 4th of July coming up in just a few days everyone is finalizing beach day plans, family parties and where to catch the best fireworks. Well in honor of Independence Day and the classic American tradition of the backyard BBQ, we decided to share some of the most amazing backyards available on the market right now. These SoCal listings make us want to fire up the grill, jump in the pool and light some sparklers for the ultimate 4th of July backyard BBQ.

1. Beach City Paradise

9552 Castine Drive, Huntington Beach, CA 

huntington beach real estate

This home has undergone $200,000 worth of remodeling and it certainly is impressive! We wouldn’t mind partying in this backyard all day and then checking out the fireworks off the Hunting Beach Pier at night. That's right,

July 4th fireworks 2014 in Los Angeles County include some truly specular day events and shows – after all, LA is the entertainment capital of the world. These aren’t just 4th of July firework shows, they’re full day events. Check out these Independence Day bashes, some of the best for 2014 around Los Angeles.

Downtown LA

Where: Grand Park When: 4pm-9pm (gates open at 1pm) What you need to know: This is the biggest rooftop fireworks display in downtown with festivities running from Temple to Second Streets. No grilling or alcohol but you can bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages. Fireworks start at 9pm. Check out the website for a detailed parking map and street closure info.
  • Costs - FREE
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