La Jolla, commonly known as “The Jewel”, was one of the first California colonies, which was settled in the early 1800s. Recognized as one of the most beautiful cities in the nation, La Jolla also offers some of the most unique and charming coastal neighborhoods. Home buyers who are looking to purchase real estate in La Jolla should explore the many upscale neighborhoods, some of which include Bird Rock, Windansea, La Jolla Village, La Jolla Shores and Muirlands.
Named after the birds that make their home on the large white rock off shore, Bird Rock is situated along the coastline on the Southern edge of La Jolla. The emerging business area is located along La Jolla Boulevard, a main street that has a Starbucks, Beaumont’s Restaurant, several local boutiques and family owned businesses. Bird Rock is well known for the quiet parks and rocky beaches.
The trendy village that sits Northeast of La Jolla Heights is La Jolla Village. “The Village”features some of the best shops in La Jolla, with hip restaurants and stylish local boutiques. The neighborhood offers easy access to downtown La Jolla and gorgeous views of the cove.
Rocky beaches and surf that breaks along underwater reefs, makes the views from homes of Windansea some of the most sought after real estate in La Jolla. Windansea sits along the La Jolla coastline and provides a secluded beach atmosphere.
Known to locals as “The Shores”, La Jolla Shores is a lively neighborhood with a small town feel. Popular with tourists, the neighborhood offers expansive sandy beaches along with private tennis clubs. Real estate in La Jolla Shores ranges from small cottages and apartments to seaside condos, with marvelous views of the Pacific Ocean.
Nestled in the shadows of Mount Soledad, Muirlands is an exclusive neighborhood along the coastline of La Jolla that offers spacious properties with ocean views. Just minutes from the Village of La Jolla, Muirlands features popular attractions on one side of the hill and the beautiful Pacific Ocean on the other.
No matter what type of home or community you are searching for, La Jolla real estate has the unique neighborhood for you. See our La Jolla real estate directory of professional agents to help you find your dream home by the sea.