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Ocean Beach
April 6, 2020
48
Listed
45
Avg. DOM
$647.19
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,267,000
Med. List Price
48 Properties
Page 1 of 4
10,487
Sq.Ft.
1
Days on Site
200016152
MLS
Opportunity to own 8 beach cottages on 3 parcels totaling just under a quarter acre just a couple of blocks to the Beach. Please don't disturb the tenants or walk on the property.
$2,295,000
Subdivision: Ocean Beach
6
Beds
6
Baths
6,994
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
2
Days on Site
200016101
MLS
First time on market. 4 prime units on 7,000 sq ft lot. Great mix. 2 BR/1 BA front house is a vintage OB home w/gorgeous hardwood floors, remodeled kitchen & fireplace in living room. 2-car detached...
$999,900
Subdivision: Point Loma
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,972
Sq.Ft.
1949
Year Built
3
Days on Site
200015979
MLS
First time on the market in nearly 40 years! Wonderful Point Loma home with large backyard, alley access & gorgeous views. Home has large Living Room & separate Family Room with brick Fireplace....
$1,185,000
Subdivision: Ocean Beach
2
Beds
2
Baths
3,491
Sq.Ft.
1970
Year Built
4
Days on Site
200015778
MLS
Coastal OB gem is an amazing opportunity to own a cash flow positive Duplex 1 block to the beach! Turnkey investment has endless possibilities: vacation, long term rental, or Home for an owner to...
$750,000
Subdivision: Cape May Ave Condos
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,218
Sq.Ft.
1985
Year Built
4
Days on Site
200015824
MLS
Updated 3 bedroom/2.5 bath Ocean Beach townhome, 3 blocks to the Beach and Newport Ave. This small 4 unit complex has a security gate and assigned parking. The living space is open and bright with...
$1,025,000
Subdivision: Point Loma
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,888
Sq.Ft.
1968
Year Built
6
Days on Site
200010276
MLS
Point Loma Perfection awaits the pickiest of Palates. This Centrally located exquisite remodel screams DETAILS! Fully updated designer kitchen with Samsung Wi-Fi Refigerator and Wine cooler and high...
$2,695,000
Subdivision: Sunset Cliffs
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
4,749
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
7
Days on Site
200015244
MLS
Exquisite Breathtaking Views!! This 4,749 SF home boasts magnificent, one-of-a-kind views of the Ocean, Bay and Stunning San Diego Skyline. Amazing 11 ft ceilings on both levels evoke a sense of...
$685,000
Condo: Upper Voltaire
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,528
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
7
Days on Site
200015271
MLS
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$1,095,000
Subdivision: Point Loma Heights
5
Beds
3
Baths
2,100
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
11
Days on Site
200014900
MLS
One of the largest lots on the street with a nice stamped concrete yard atop a hill overlooking parts of Point Loma. Sitting down in the kitchen looking down your large lot with nice views and a fig...
$1,595,000
Subdivision: Point Loma Heights
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,726
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
12
Days on Site
200014688
MLS
Designed to capture the true essence of a Coastal Craftsman with attention to detail throughout. Showcasing the beautiful use of wood, beam ceilings, stained glass, windows everywhere for natural...
$999,900
Subdivision: Point Loma Heights
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,670
Sq.Ft.
1927
Year Built
14
Days on Site
200014335
MLS
1858 Chatsworth sits in the middle of all things Point Loma... Located on the border of the Roseville & Point Loma Heights communities leaves you minutes in any direction from iconic San Diego spots...
$1,195,000
Subdivision: Sunset Cliffs
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,031
Sq.Ft.
1944
Year Built
16
Days on Site
200014090
MLS
Pristine single-story beach bungalow presents exclusive opportunity on spacious street-to-alley level lot (6,900sf) two blocks from the ocean. Charming curbside exterior with turnkey interior...
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Ocean Beach - A Wonderland of History

Ocean Beach was named Mussel Beach when it was first established in the late 1800s due to the availability of Mussels there. Since then, the area has gone through many changes yet much of the history has been carefully preserved with many historical landmarks and century old homes and businesses still in use today.  It’s only seven minutes from downtown, has a colorful tapestry of residents, and is a unique beach town.

Since 1887 Mussel Beach has been named Ocean Beach but residents refer to it simply as OB. For such a hip and eclectic population, this enchanting beach town is steeped in a rich wonderland of history. In fact the word Wonderland itself is part of the history of OB. In the early 20th century there used to be a giant amusement park called Wonderland in Ocean Beach. The developers who built the theme park were trying to reinvigorate the declining population of OB by turning it into a seaside resort town. Wonderland was to be the main attraction. Little did they realize putting a giant Ferris wheel on the beach was a bad idea. It eventually drifted out into the sea. Another amusement park further north further signaled the end of Wonderland but the name still lives on in many of the businesses currently operating in Ocean Beach like the Wonderland Ocean Pub on Santa Monica Ave. There are dozens of early homes built between 1887 when Ocean Beach was officially named all the way to the years of the Great Depression in 1931. Those homes are still standing and serve as a living history of the area. The first Ocean Beach library is still operational and is also a historical landmark as is the famous Strand Theater.

Schools in Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach is part of the San Diego Unified School District thought it does have its own public elementary school and one K-8 private school. The public school, Ocean Beach Elementary, is very highly rated achieving a 9 on a scale of 10 from Greatschools.org. There are only 347 students in the school but the student body is wonderfully diverse where Blacks, Whites, and bi-racial students and students of different nationalities play and learn together. The private Warren-Walker School has a bigger student body but an incredible 5 to 1 student teacher ratio. It too can boast of its diversity with most of its students being White, Asian, and Pacific Islander.

Ocean Beach Recreation

Of course surfing is probably the most popular Ocean Beach recreation. A little known fact is that Ocean Beach played host to the World Championships as far back as 1966. Still there is so much more to see and do in OB. The local rec center has multiple sports fields and courts that are open to the public. There are a number of public skate parks. And the pier is a great spot to catch a fish or play on the surf with man’s best friend. OB may be one of the most dog friendly neighborhoods in San Diego. They even have a stretch of beach affectionately known as “Dog Beach” because of the number of dogs there. Year round events bring locals and people all around San Diego to enjoy the annual Street Fair, the Jazz Festival, or to participate in a Chili Cook-off in the summer.

Ocean Beach Real Estate

Ocean Beach is located at the southern tip of San Diego just north of Point Loma and south of Mission Beach. The town was built right on the shores of the Pacific where the 8 ends and the Pacific Ocean begins. Prior to the construction of the 8 freeway in 1967 Ocean Beach was cut off from the rest of San Diego. A bridge built in 1915 to join OB with Mission Beach worked to create a residential community there but once it was torn down in 1951, it once again was cut off from greater San Diego. Before cars were commonplace, it took a full two hours to reach downtown San Diego from Ocean Beach. Today it is a quick seven mile, ten minute drive up the 5 to get to downtown San Diego. Because it was built as a resort town, the older homes in the residential areas are in the style of ocean side bungalows and seaside cottages. Still you will find a variety of modern home styles including condos, apartment buildings, and many single-family homes. The people of OB are quite unique. Many proudly call themselves hippies and live the lifestyle. One of the first organic markets was established in Ocean Beach back in the 60s. The community has fought big business for decades in order to keep the many treasured local businesses alive. Some battles won, some lost, but the passion typifies this rare neighborhood. Only in OB will you find a pack of wild parrots dive-bombing the neighborhood on a daily basis. The Antiques District is a must see and you will find countless eating options at funky hole-in-the-wall establishments favored by the locals in Ocean Beach.