Bringing the end to an era, the Irvine family’s Big Blue Pool House is for sale. The Corona del Mar estate, which has been in the family for over 80 years, is well-know for it’s bright blue color and amazing pool, complete with a diving board. Interested? The unique home is yours for just under $15 million.
The Irvine family is an Orange County staple, having lived in the OC for generations. The Big Blue Pool House property, which consists of a water-front lot in beautiful Corona del Mar and a blue 6,200 square foot building — occupied mainly by a large, indoor pool — served as a private Irvine family party house for decades. Many generations of Irvine family weddings, picnics and barbecues have taken place on the amazing grounds.
The Corona del Mar property, and a nearby compound on a bluff just above it, originally belonged to Kathryn Wheeler, eldest granddaughter of Irvine Co. founder James Irvine II, and her husband, Charles, who headed the Irvine Co.’s cattle operations.