This West Los Angeles neighborhood is a coastal paradise, with the various residential sections topping the naturally occurring bluffs and mesas. This community’s homes are ideally situation to experience a year round ocean breeze and spectacular water views.
Brentwood, Malibu, Topanga, Santa Monica, the Santa Monica Bay, and the Santa Monica Mountains surround Pacific Palisades.
Living in Pacific Palisades
In addition to its stunning natural scenery, Pacific Palisades is known for its all out holiday celebrations that are open to all of its residents. Pacific Palisades holds an annual Fourth of July celebration that includes a 5k/10k race, a parade that runs along Sunset Boulevard, and a top notch fireworks show at the nearby high school’s football field.
This community also includes several parks and a network of hiking trails. The Palisades Park covers 117 acres and includes baseball fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, and a hockey rink. Many sporting events are held at this park throughout the year. Palisades Park also encompasses several dog parks and children’s play areas.
One of the most action packed sections of Pacific Palisades is The Village. This area is the site of a weekly farmers’ market, a number of restaurants and cafes, banks and other centers of commerce, and a unique collection of shops and boutiques.
Real Estate in Pacific Palisades
The residential real estate in Pacific Palisades is a mixture of small, older homes, large estate style properties, condos, and high-rise apartment buildings.
Three of the most well known Pacific Palisades neighborhoods are the Via Mesa, the El Medio Mesa, and the Huntington Palisades. These communities are adjacent to The Village, just south of Sunset Boulevard, and located atop naturally occurring mesas. Many of the homes in these neighborhoods run along the top of the area’s bluffs, providing their owners with stunning views and a cool breeze from the nearby Pacific Ocean.
Castellammare is adjacent to the Pacific Coast Highway. As you can imagine, this is one of the most beautiful sections of Pacific Palisades. Located on the lower bluffs nearest the ocean, this Italian inspired neighborhood is known for its constant ocean breeze and salty air.
The North Village includes the Alphabet Streets, a series of streets that are each named with a corresponding, consecutive letter. The single-family homes in this neighborhood are walking distance from the shops and restaurants in The Village proper, letting families experience a perfect blend of suburban and city life. Children from all over Pacific Palisades come to the Alphabet Streets to go trick or treating on Halloween.
If an oceanfront community like Pacific Palisades sounds like a good fit for you and your family, continue to browse the listings on our website so that you can start to narrow down your options. Once you have an idea of the types of property you might be interested in, contact one of our agents and learn what the next steps in your property search should be. There are tons of great properties for sale in coastal Pacific Palisades.