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The Ranch at Laguna Beach

31106 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651



1871 – George and Sarah Thurston lay claim to a 152-acre homestead and a one-room wood shack.

1940s – William “Bill” Bryant purchases an 87-acre site within Aliso Canyon and begins the construction of the golf course.

1950 – The 9-hole golf course is established as "Laguna Beach Country Club."

1956 – Ben and Violet Brown purchase the golf course and make plans for a destination resort.

1963 – The "Laguna Beach Country Club and Village" is introduced.

1967 – Ben Brown's Restaurant and a new Golf Shop open.

1970 – The property is renamed "Ben Brown's Motel & Golf Course."

1978 – The name changes to Aliso Creek Inn & Golf Course.

2003 – The inn is purchased by Aliso Creek Properties, retaining its former name.

2013-14 – The Ranch at Laguna Beach arrives.

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