Chris Valli and Jacqueline Thompson of Surterre Properties® Team Up To Sell Lavish Shady Canyon® Estate for Just Over $7 Million

Posted by Amy Plotkin — August 27, 2012

1346104509Two of Surterre’s foremost luxury real estate experts are celebrating an incredible success for their clients.

Chris Valli and Jacqueline Thompson — widely renowned authorities when it comes to the complex and competitive niche marketplace that comprises coastal Orange County — came together to close the sale on 21 Boulder View, a gorgeous French Provencal Manor house located in Irvine’s highly exclusive Shady Canyon®. Offering a gracious living experience defined by quality and attention to detail, the property was on the market at just over $7 million.

Spanning three levels and encompassing five bedrooms along with eight bathrooms, a formal dining room with seating for twelve, a main home guest suite and a separate casita, the estate showcases panoramic canyon and golf course views. Complete with an outdoor fireplace/barbeque area, a pool with limestone troughs and genuine antique limestone wood-burning fireplaces, it promises endless possibilities when it comes to entertaining guests. And its understated elegance places it among the most exquisite homes behind Shady Canyon’s coveted gates.

134610461521 Boulder View was listed for sale by Chris Valli, who since Shady Canyon’s infancy has made a name for himself as one of the community’s most trusted real estate professionals.

Jacqueline Thompson, a noted luxury real estate expert who is intimately familiar with the exclusive enclave, was able to utilize her extensive knowledge and experience working in the local marketplace to find a buyer for this remarkable property.

According to Surterre’s President and CEO Gary Legrand, this particular transaction is yet another testament to the unique business model that sets Surterre apart from its competitors.

“At Surterre, all agents are encouraged to work with one another in each of their endeavors,” Gary explained. “This team-oriented environment takes our business beyond simply maximizing opportunity for clients — it ensures the utmost in outstanding service, which, as far as we’re concerned, is the ultimate goal in all that we do.”

With resources and amenities not available at any other real estate firm in the area —an award-winning in-house advertising studio and the latest advances in industry technology, to name a few — Surterre supports its agents in a way no other organization can. And, having been designed from the ground up with the luxury transaction in mind, all its efforts are geared toward exceeding the expectations of even the most seasoned homebuyers and sellers. The end result? A real estate firm where top-tier professionals like Chris Valli and Jacqueline Thompson can confidently assure their clients a superior experience at every turn.

To learn more about Surterre Properties, please call 949.717.7100 or visit

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