Location – check. Opportunity – check. Lot size – check! This desirable Eastside Costa Mesa home (Upper Newport Bay) gives buyers the unique opportunity to reimagine this quiet 3-bedroom treasure or rebuild your own modern dream home, which is a common trend in this area. There is even room for an ADU on this expansive 7,634 sf lot! This charming bungalow style cottage with 1,246 sf has an open floor plan with 3 bedrooms (including a primary bedroom with en suite bathroom) and 2 baths. There is a detached 2-car pull through garage and storage area plus oversized driveway so the room for 6 cars OR an RV plus 3 cars! Some recent improvements include newer laminate flooring in most of the home, mostly updated plumbing, and dual pane windows. Indoor laundry room. Vintage fireplace. Cool front yard with modern fencing and gorgeous shade trees. There's even room for a pool in this private sun-filled backyard too! This home is part of the acclaimed Newport-Mesa School District and falls into the Woodland/Kaiser/Ensign/Newport Harbor school boundaries. Steps from Newport Beach, Back Bay, hiking/biking trails, parks, shops/restaurants on 17th Street and a pleasant bike ride to the beach. Let your imagination run wild and make this special Eastside home your own today!