Perched between the equally idyllic enclaves of Malibu and Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades is everything you’ve ever dreamed of. Its motto, “Where the Mountains Meet the Sea,” speaks for itself; this upscale oceanfront community is comfortably tucked between the serene, deep blue waters of the Pacific Ocean and the rugged terrain of the Santa Monica Mountains. Aside from scenic vistas of some of Mother Nature’s bounty, Pacific Palisades is home to several iconic landmarks and expansive parklands. Whether you’re in the mood to relax by the beach or you want to explore the neighborhood’s extensive trails, you’ll always find something fun to do in Pacific Palisades.
Neighborhoods/Real Estate Options
An affluent neighborhood, large estates dominate Pacific Palisade’s real estate market. Other housing options you’ll find in this exclusive oceanfront community include apartments, a sprinkling of smaller and older homes, and high-end condominiums. A strong familial atmosphere pervades this serene area, which is composed of several distinct enclaves such as The Village, The Via Mesa and the Huntington Palisades, the Alphabet Streets, The El Medio Mesa, Marquez Knolls, Castellmmare, Palisades Highlands, Rustic Canyon and The Riviera.
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) oversees the public educational institutions found within the neighborhood such as the Palisades Charter Elementary School and the Palisades Charter High School. Parents can also send their children to some of the private schools in the area like Calvary Christian School and the Village School.
When in Pacific Palisades, one must definitely stop by the Getty Villa. Located in the Pacific Coast Highway, the Getty Villa showcases J. Paul Getty’s impressive private collection of ancient Greek and Roman artifacts and sculptures.Pacific Palisades is a short drive away from the Topanga State Park, Will Rogers State Historic Park, Santa Ynez County Park, and the Rustic Canyon Park, where you can find plenty of recreational opportunities. If you’re looking for a different kind of thrill, head to the beach for a swim or surf some waves.
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