La Jolla Real Estate
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Living in La Jolla
The seaside community of La Jolla is nestled along a curve of the Southern California coastline. With 7 miles of white sandy beaches, residents of La Jolla are in a perfect position to enjoy all the perks of oceanfront living. La Jolla’s coastline includes a mixture of rocky shores and sandy beaches. The rocky shores are popular with photographers – the steady stream of waves crashing into the natural rock formations is the perfect backdrop for a photo.
La Jolla has a population of just over 40,000 residents. This mid sized community is home to a diverse population that includes residents of all ages and all walks of life. La Jolla is situated between Pacific Beach and Del Mar, two other coastal communities known for their upscale living and luxurious homes and condos. La Jolla’s towering hills and cliffs are covered with winding roads lined with upscale homes. These ocean view hills offer La Jolla’s wealthier residents the opportunity to look out over the Pacific Ocean from their own front porch.
Torrey Pines Golf Course is best known for the Farmers Insurance Open. This PGA Tour event was formerly known as the Buick Invitational and it has attracted top players to the area for years. The golf course is owned and operated by the city of San Diego. This public course boasts 36 challenging holes, some of which overlook the nearby Pacific Ocean and its rocky beaches. This golf course is as beautiful as it is challenging, making it a must play course for any golf enthusiast in the area. As a whole, the residents of La Jolla are very involved in their community.
Various aspects of day-to-day life are overseen by the La Jolla Community Planning Association —a group that is responsible for the management of several other government agencies like the city council, the City Planning Department, and the Planning Commission. Another prominent government group is the La Jolla Town Council, a nonprofit organization that is made up of residents and business owners who want their voices to be heard. La Jolla also includes neighborhood centered groups such as the Bird Rock Community Council and the La Jolla Shores Association as well as service clubs like the Social Service League of La Jolla and La Jolla Woman’s Club. If you are interested in living in an upscale neighborhood filled with opportunities to get involved in your community, the seaside gem of La Jolla might be the right choice for you.
The median list price for homes in La Jolla, CA is just over $2.1 million. When the properties in La Jolla were compared to similar homes in other parts of the United States, this price point was found to make La Jolla one of the most expensive, if not the most expensive, neighborhoods in the country. The properties here have a median list price of over $800 per square foot, a figure that is about $400 higher than the San Diego average. The real estate in La Jolla is surprisingly diverse, with the most expensive properties in La Jolla selling for more than 10 times the price of some of the other, smaller homes. In addition to the large, upscale estate style homes in La Jolla, the city also has several fantastic communities of luxury condos. These communities of condos and townhomes include neighborhoods that are made up of newly constructed properties as well as older, pre existing communities of condos and townhomes. One such community is in the Bird Rock district, a unique little area that includes a blend of shops, restaurants, and businesses. This neighborhood hosts frequent community events such as Halloween Window Painting, a 4th of July parade, and a Susan G. Komen Cancer Walk. Other popular neighborhoods include La Jolla Shores, the Village of La Jolla, La Jolla Village, the Upper Hermosa, and more.
La Jolla Gated Neighborhoods
La Jolla's gated communities are Montoro, Windemere, Ridgegate, Ventana, La Jolla Serena, Crystal Bay, Emerald Cove, and Blackhorse. Townhome and Condominium complexes in the La Jolla Village and Windansea Beach / Beach Barber Tract area have secure access garages and gated entrances.
Emerald Cove is located south of Crystal Bay, Emerald Cove is gated community of eighty Techbilt two story homes located along the southern slope of Mount Soledad. There are six floorplans within Emerald Cove, The Sea Star, The Triton, The Nautilus, The Dolphin, The Sea Horse and The Sand Dollar. West facing residences located on Caminito Bayo have ocean and bay views.
Montoro is an exclusive gated community of custom built homes overlooking the La Jolla Shores. Montoro community amenities include tennis courts, pool, and spa. Montoro is the only ultra luxury single family residence gated community in La Jolla.
Mount La Jolla
Mount La Jolla on the southwest side of Soledad Mountain, has two hundred thirty four units. Amenities within Mount La Jolla include four swimming pools, four jacuzzis/spas, four saunas, four tennis courts, clubhouse, and newly remodeled in 2014 fitness center and library.
Along Soledad Mountain Road, the Soledad South neighborhood is located to the southeastern side of Mount Soledad. Soledad South communities include gated Windemere and Ridgegate, and non gated Mount La Jolla. Homes in Soledad South have hill, back country, San Diego city lights, bay, and ocean views. The southwest side of Mt. Soledad has the Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial representing all branches of military service. Nautilus Street connects Mt Soledad with La Jolla Village. Via Capri offers easy freeway access from the Soledad area.
La Jolla Heights
La Jolla Heights homes are located east of La Jolla Shores. The neighborhood runs south of La Jolla Village Drive, west of Gilman Drive, along Torrey Pines Road, and north of La Jolla Parkway. Zoned for La Jolla Elementary School, and conveniently located near the La Jolla YMCA, with quick access to La Jolla Shores, the La Jolla Heights neighborhood is a collection of townhomes and single family residences. Lots on the west side of La Jolla Scenic North have amazing ocean views, and those on the east side have nightlight and mountain views. La Jolla Heights is also referred to as the La Jolla Shores Heights area. The three planned neighborhoods within La Jolla Heights are two townhome communities Ardath, and La Jolla Shores Heights, and La Jolla Woods a single family residence community.
La Jolla Summit
La Jolla Summit is a wooded community situated at the peak of Mount Soledad. There are one hundred and forty five detached single family homes with ocean, and golf course views. The La Jolla Summit community has two swimming pools, spa, tennis courts, racquetball court, gym & rec room.
La Jolla Serena
La Jolla Serena is an exclusive privately gated enclave of only thirty six homes in northern La Jolla.
La Jolla Mesa
La Jolla Mesa is on the southern slope of Mount Soledad. Built in the 1960’s and 1970’s, homes in the La Jolla Mesa have views of the San Diego skyline, Coronado, Mission Bay, and white water surf.
Other Notable La Jolla Neighborhoods
Colony Hill consisting of forty one homes located in the Mount Soledad area of La Jolla overlooking La Jolla Shores. Floorplans consist of three, four, and five bedrooms with 1907-3488 estimated square feet. Colony Hill community amenities include a pool.
Windemere La Jolla
Windemere is a beautiful gated community of one hundred forty six patio homes and one hundred fifty seven townhomes located at the peak of Mount Soledad. There is expansive green space with trails, two parks, a pond, and many other beautiful amenities in Windemere.
Built in 1986, Ventana is a gated community of one hundred sixty eight residences with two car garages. Ventana has six different model floorplans. Residences feature sky lights, private rear and side yards with secure fencing, breakfast nooks, dramatic vaults and coffered ceilings, multiple fireplaces and classic French doors.
Harbor Heights is east of Kate Sessions Park in La Jolla 92037 CA. Streets within Harbor Heights include Edgeworth Road, Belloc Court, Harbor Heights Road, Balfour Court, Crownhill Road, Blackmore Court, and the southern most portion of Soledad Mountain Road.
Soledad Corona Estates
Soledad Corona Estates are located off of Soledad Road on a canyon rim with picturesque views of the ocean.