Pacific Palisades

Pacific Palisades, is a district within the city of Los Angeles, California. Nestled between the Santa Monica mountains and the sandy beaches lies the Pacific Palisades. Known for its “home town” feel residents enjoy a relaxed, neighborly atmosphere. The city enjoys many community events like the yearly 4th of July parade. Pacific Palisades offers a lovely “Village” where you can shop & dine at many fine boutiques & restaurants.

In Pacific Palisades are several different and distinct neighborhoods, each with their own style, feel and price range. There are three different public elementary schools servicing the Palisades and your address determines which of the three Pacific Palisades elementary school district you are in. The main neighborhoods in the Palisades include:

Alphabet Streets

A popular areas in the Palisades is the Alphabet Streets. It is a flat residential area and is walking distance to shopping district of the Village. Popular with young families, there are “starter” homes around $900,000 for a 900sf bungalow tear down. There are also several new construction homes starting in the $3.0 million range. Children attend Pacific Palisades Elementary School.

South (or West) of Sunset toward the beach. There are the Via de la Paz Bluff homes and the El Medio Bluff homes. This flat area enjoys wonderful ocean breezes, and is walking distance to the Bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean and convenient to town for shopping. This upscale area is a combination of remaining small bungalows, starting in the $1.4 million range, to newer customs homes in the $3.0 to $4.5 million price range. Many of the Via de la Paz Bluff homes are in the Palisades Elementary district. The El Medio Bluff homes are in the Marquez Elementary district.

Castellammare

Castellammare has been compared to living on the Amalfi coast in Italy. With stunning ocean views, tiny winding streets, and beautiful Italian street names, you will feel like you are on vacation. Homes in this area range from tiny villas, to a handful of brand new European-style estates. Prices start around $1.1 for a tiny villa, with limited yard space, and can to up to $5.0 for one of the newer architectural homes. In 2007 the unique, “Castellammare Castle” sold for around $12 million.

The Highlands

The Highlands is newest neighborhoods in the Palisades. It began as a series of tract homes, built in the hills above Sunset. It is also one of the few areas in the Palisades with condominiums and townhouses. Then in the 1990′s, beautiful 2-story homes and estates were built on the northern side. This area is especially popular with families and celebrities, due to the many gated streets. Many of the homes here are large in square footage (about 3000-6000sf) and are affiliated with the exclusive Summit Club. Condos start around $700,000-$1,500,000. Homes start around $1,200,000 to $6,000,000. Homes are mainly in the Marquez Elementary district.

The Huntington

This highly desirable area lies west of Chautauqua and south Sunset. These are mostly traditional-style homes on flat, wide lots. This area is popular with upscale families, due to the nice wide, flat streets and sidewalks. It is walking distance to the Pacific Palisades park and recreation center and the Palisades public library. Original, 1-story homes start around $ 1.8 and new homes go up to $6.0 million or more. Many of the original single story homes are torn down to make way for new construction homes The Huntington like its sister area North Of Montana in Santa Monica is home to many celebrities & entertainment people.

Marquez and Marquez Knolls

This wonderful area near Marquez Elementary school is another popular area with young families. It can be one of the most affordable areas, with homes starting around $1.0 million. Up the hill, on the knoll, homes have fantastic ocean views. This area was mostly built in the 50′s and the mainly 1-story homes have a unique, “mid-century” feel. Most homes are in the Marquez Elementary school district.

The Riviera

The Riviera is the most exclusive and expensive areas of the Palisades. It is located between San Remo to the East and Amalfi Drive to the West, on both sides of Sunset. For the most part, the homes here are much larger and on bigger lots. It is conveniently located on the East end of the Palisades, close to Brentwood. With its wide streets and deep setbacks, this is an area perfect for someone that appreciates their privacy. In the upper Riviera, many of the homes have stunning city and mountain views. The exclusive Riviera Country Club, home to the annual golf classic, is located in this area. This private club offers both golf and tennis. Children may attend the Canyon Elementary school.

Rustic Canyon

Rustic Canyon is the most unique neighborhoods in the Palisades. Nestled under the beautiful trees and alongside the babbling brook, these are mostly architectural and rustic-style homes. The area was built around the original Up-Lifters Ranch. This area is for people who likes privacy, quiet and shade. There is a combination of smaller homes and lots. Lots vary in size, a tear down will start in the $1,500,000 and a new construction home starts at $5,000,000 It is tucked away south of Sunset and convenient to Santa Monica. Most homes are in the Canyon Elementary school district.

Sunset Mesa and Pacific View Estates.

Located near the Getty Villa, this neighborhood is all about the beach and ocean views. Technically in Malibu, Sunset Mesa is a popular area for families. Set up in a low hill, the wide streets with sidewalks are perfect for walking to the beach. Almost all of the homes are 1-story. They range in size from around 1700sf to 3000sf. In general they start around $1.4 million up to about $2.2 million. On the Palisades side, in the area known as Pacific View Estates, the homes are a bit larger and start around $1.8 and up. Residents who live on the Malibu side have their choice to send their children to Malibu or Santa Monica schools. Malibu offers bus service to pick up & drop off children in Sunset Mesa.

Pacific Palisades Real Estate Listings

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(all data current as of 7/23/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,300 sq ft
    Lot size: 33.00 ac
  2. 5 beds, 7 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 13,980 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.36 ac
  3. 7 beds, 8 full baths
    Home size: 9,595 sq ft
    Lot size: 32,886 sqft
  4. 6 beds, 8 full baths
    Home size: 10,755 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.45 ac
  5. 5 beds, 6 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 7,200 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,422 sqft
  6. 7 beds, 7 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 11,088 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.03 ac
  7. 6 beds, 7 baths
    Home size: 6,673 sq ft
    Lot size: 33,802 sqft
  8. 7 beds, 8 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 12,904 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,736 sqft
  9. 5 beds, 2 full, 5 part baths
    Home size: 5,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 28,769 sqft
  10. 6 beds, 4 full, 6 part baths
    Home size: 10,400 sq ft
    Lot size: 26,690 sqft
  11. 6 beds, 4 full, 4 part baths
    Lot size: 28,290 sqft
  12. 6 beds, 9 full baths
    Home size: 8,640 sq ft
    Lot size: 25,047 sqft
  13. 4 beds, 4 full, 3 part baths
    Home size: 3,392 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.09 ac
  14. 7 beds, 7 full, 2 part baths
    Lot size: 10,569 sqft
  15. 5 beds, 8 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 9,767 sq ft
    Lot size: 18,282 sqft
  16. 7 beds, 6 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 7,200 sq ft
    Lot size: 30,868 sqft
  17. 6 beds, 6 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,894 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,370 sqft
  18. 4 beds, 6 full baths
    Home size: 5,300 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,708 sqft
  19. 5 beds, 5 full, 2 part baths
    Lot size: 13,570 sqft
  20. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Lot size: 17,290 sqft
  21. 6 beds, 1 full, 8 part baths
    Home size: 8,575 sq ft
    Lot size: 3.13 ac
  22. 7 beds, 3 full, 3 part baths
    Home size: 7,765 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,171 sqft
  23. 5 beds, 4 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 4,941 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,001 sqft
  24. 5 beds, 2 full, 4 part baths
    Home size: 6,414 sq ft
    Lot size: 18,490 sqft
  25. 6 beds, 6 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 5,553 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,335 sqft
  26. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,506 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,731 sqft
  27. 6 beds, 6 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,780 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.17 ac
  28. 6 beds, 4 full, 2 part baths
    Lot size: 12,168 sqft
  29. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 4,400 sq ft
    Lot size: 27,660 sqft
  30. 6 beds, 6 full, 1 part baths
    Lot size: 7,356 sqft
  31. 5 beds, 4 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 5,637 sq ft
    Lot size: 29,211 sqft
  32. 6 beds, 6 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 5,927 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,515 sqft
  33. 6 beds, 7 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,038 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.66 ac
  34. 5 beds, 5 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,920 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,372 sqft
  35. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 3,037 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,400 sqft
  36. 6 beds, 6 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,978 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,355 sqft
  37. 3 beds, 4 full baths
    Lot size: 19,393 sqft
  38. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,600 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,514 sqft
  39. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,932 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,830 sqft
  40. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,463 sq ft
    Lot size: 18,930 sqft
  41. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,384 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,184 sqft
  42. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,523 sqft
  43. 5 beds, 3 full, 4 part baths
    Home size: 4,660 sq ft
    Lot size: 32,321 sqft
  44. 4 beds, 2 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 3,742 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,840 sqft
  45. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,121 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,337 sqft
  46. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,764 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,800 sqft
  47. 5 beds, 6 full baths
    Home size: 4,689 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,920 sqft
  48. 4 beds, 3 full, 3 part baths
    Home size: 3,735 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,499 sqft
  49. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,736 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,948 sqft
  50. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,531 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,360 sqft

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