PACIFIC PALISADES: UNDERSTATED LUXURY BY THE BEACH
Pacific Palisades offers large, private estates in a quiet neighborhood in close proximity to California's top beaches.
Residents in Pacific Palisades, which is nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains, are drawn to the panoramic views of Downtown Los Angeles to the Pacific Ocean to the west. This neighborhood tends to draw in A-list celebrities and influential business people as it’s only a short 20-minute drive to Beverly Hills to the east, Santa Monica to the south and the San Fernando Valley to the northeast. Founded in 1922, Pacific Palisades real estate has remnants of original grandeur style housing from the early 20th century, has kept the quirky streets named after letters of the alphabet, but has also grown and with it designs range from Hampton style to Spanish villas to modern design.
PACIFIC PALISADES REAL ESTATE INSIGHTS
Pacific Palisades tends to attract celebrities and you’ll also find residents who’ve lived there for many years. The median price per square feet is $939. Families have full access to several top-notch schools including the Palisades Charter Elementary School (public, K-5), Marquez Avenue Elementary School (public, K-5), St. Matthew’s Parish School (private, preK-8), as well as the Los Angeles Unified School District (Public, K-12).
Stunning view homes along the Santa Monica Mountains, with quick access to the beach and West Los Angeles make Pacific Palisades the ultimate location for families looking for reclusive, luxurious homes close to all of the best amenities Southern California has to offer.
THE PEOPLE AND LIFESTYLE
The beautiful beaches along the Pacific Coast Highway, including the Will Rogers State Beach, is just minutes away from Pacific Palisades neighborhoods. The picturesque Pacific Palisades downtown main street has a handful of cafes, luxury boutiques such as the revered Elyse Walker, and yoga studios. Notable restaurants in Pacific Palisades include the Hungry Cat, an artisan seafood house, and Gladstone’s, complete with an oceanfront outdoor patio. Families can take full advantage of the Pacific Palisades Park & Recreation center. Residents and tourists alike hike up along Rustic Canyon Park and Temescal Gateway Park for stunning views of Southern California, especially the ocean on the horizon.