About Homes for Sale in La Jolla
La Jolla (also known as Jewel City) is an upscale hilly seaside resort community surrounded by ocean and bluffs that occupies about 7 miles San Diego’s coastline. La Jolla residents and business owners sometimes refer to it as the “city”, “village,” or “town” of La Jolla. Although the name is sometimes said to mean “the jewel” (from the Spanish “la joya”), it is actually derived from a Native American trive, the La Jolla band of Luiseno Indians, which inhabited the area for centuries before the arrival of the Spanish. La Jolla features secluded coves and beaches, ocean caves, numerous small parks and the renowned coast walk cliff-top promenade. “The Village” is a popular walking-district home to cafes, boutiques, coffee houses, galleries and fine restaurants. La Jolla real estate is ranked as the fifth most expensive zip code (92037) in the country according to a Coldwell Banker report released on September 23, 2010. La Jolla is a seaside resort community of 44,147 residents within the city of San Diego, California. La Jolla borders Pacific Beach to the south and extends north to Torrey Pines State Reserve and Del Mar, California. Along the way it encompasses neighborhoods like Bird Rock, Windansea, The Village of La Jolla, Las Jolla Shores, La Jolla Farms, Torrey Pines, Mount Soledad and La Jolla Village. These subdivisions seen in La Jolla real estate were created in 1926, as well as the development of the La Jolla Beach and Yacht Club, which is today the site of the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club. La Jolla homes attracts celebrities, affluent home buyers, investors and remains a popular tourist mecca drawing people from all over the county who are seeking its intense beauty while escaping the hustle and bustle of nearby San Diego. La Jolla is home to the University of California, San Diego, with many research institutions including Salk Institute, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Mary Birch Aquarium. You will find theatre, music and expeditions at the Mandell Weiss Theatre and Forum, the Athenaeum Music& Arts Library, San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla Music Society, La Jolla Playhouse and La Jolla Symphony. Nearby Torrey Pines State Reserve is one of the largest ocean-side reserves on the California coast. Mt Soledad’s summit to the east offers the best views of San Diego. As your La Jolla Realtor, Michelle will assist you in creating and prioritizing your list of needs and wants to help you find your La Jolla home. Michelle will also assist you in the pre-qualification process to asses the price you are comfortable spending and will strive to deliver the best results from the transaction. Search La Jolla MLS today to find your dream home.