"Promontory Bay": Newport’s Secret Bayfront Neighborhood


Boundaries: Just off of Pacific Coast Highway, Promontory Bay is bordered by Bayside Drive & is accessible by one small street, Harbor Island Drive.

Homes: There are 62 single family homes in Promontory Bay. All of the homes surround a small bay area that is obscurely hidden from the regular pathway of most boaters in the Newport Harbor. Promontory Bay was dredged out as a safe harbor for yachtsmen in the 1970’s. There is a neighborhood association and all homeowners have access to a small gated beach.

Style: All of the homes along Promontory Bay feature two-stories and private docks. Many homes feature U-shaped docks which can accommodate up to three boats. Numerous owners have remodeled their original homes or have completely restructured their properties. There are many different styles of homes, ranging from Cape Cod and Spanish style, to Neo-eclectic and contemporary.”

Recent Sales: Since January 2009 there has been just 1 home sale among the 62 homes surrounding Promontory Bay. The home featured 5 bedrooms and 5-baths. It was originally listed for $6,250,000 and sold for $5,795,000.

Now Listed: At this time, there are three homes listed for sale along Promontory Bay. The range in price from $3,195,000 to $5,995,000.

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