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Diverse Real Estate & Housing Styles in La Jolla

Under the abundant sunshine of the San Diego area, La Jolla, CA offers a diverse selection of styles of homes for prospective buyers. Those seeking an ideal place to live, close to the Pacific Ocean and the cultural enhancements of the area, can find a range of architectural styles among the real estate in the area.

Interested in purchasing real estate in La Jolla? Here are some of the most popular styles of homes that can be found. See which one will meet your individual needs and style preferences the best!

Cape Cod Style

Buyers interested in a Cape Cod style home should venture to the Upper Hermosa area of La Jolla, a small community with homes which dates back to the 1940s. The charm of a New England cottage offers a coastal feel, and many of the properties can be further enhanced with modern finishes and updates.


Tudor style homes can be found scattered throughout the more than dozen La Jolla communities. Many Tudors in La Jolla have excellent curb appeal, highlighting architectural features including steeply pitched roofs, exposed beams, tall and narrow windows and large chimneys. While architectural features reflect English architecture of the 1500s, many of the Tudor styles homes in La Jolla have been renovated and revitalized to cater to more modern day needs.


The Muirlands community of La Jolla features a variety of Mediterranean style homes. Buyers will not only have the opportunity to look at properties with incredible views, many have additional Mediterranean characteristics such as tile roofs, arched windows and openings, wrought iron balconies, fountains and large courtyards or patios. Additionally, the lots of these homes average an impressive 8,000 square feet.


One of the most infamous communities in La Jolla, also known for spectacular contemporary homes is La Jolla Famrs. These sprawling mansions feature high end finishes and in La Jolla, will be sure to have large windows and doors to allow in natural light and for marveling at the beautiful water views.


As an abundance of large floor to ceiling windows are a standout feature of modern design, it is no surprise that homes that embrace this style can be found along the La Jolla coast. Straight lines are also often used, while mixing various wood tones. If you are interested in purchasing a modern style home in La Jolla, the La Jolla Shores is a great community to look in and is also a wonderful place to raise a family.

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