A rich history, diverse culture, gorgeous landscape and an ideal year-round climate come together to make an unparalleled quality of life in Santa Monica. Known for its sandy beaches, historical pier and healthy lifestyle, this lovely beach community is home to approximately 100,000 people from all walks of life. Santa Monica real estate options consist of single-family homes for sale and condominiums. The city’s lifestyle is a unique blend of classic laid-back beach town and hip, urban Los Angeles atmospheres.
Framed on the west by the Pacific Ocean’s Santa Monica Bay, the city encompasses approximately eight square miles of pedestrian-friendly waterfront property. A well-maintained path runs along the sand and Pacific Coast Highway, where residents can bike, skate, walk or jog. Palm trees reside above the signature Southern California architecture in both residential and business areas. The Santa Monic Pier, built in 1909, stretches out into the blue bay, still capped with its colorful carousel. Each Fall the pier hosts The Taste of Santa Monica where local eateries offer samples of various culinary delights.
Another popular spot, 3rd street/Promenade, stretches for three city blocks between Wilshire and Broadway Boulevards. In addition to hosting weekly farmer’s markets, the Promenade is lined with a seemingly endless variety of restaurants, pubs, clubs and retail shops. All of this is just minutes from the excitement and business opportunities downtown Los Angeles. A constant ocean breeze keeps smog at bay, and an average of 325 days of sunshine per year make this city a cheerful, healthy place to live, work and play.