January 21st, 2022
The Palos Verdes Peninsula has some of the most beautiful panoramic ocean views and beachfront property in the world. Highly coveted for property value, luxury, and beauty, the homes of West Palos Verdes are second to none. Typical prices are in the mid to high seven figures. Entertainment and industry giants and their families inhabit these beautiful homes, and a community has emerged of engaged citizenry. West Palos Verdes is home to the Point Vicente Interpretive Center, a beautiful park located adjacent to the Point Vicente Lighthouse and Coast Guard station. The Interpretive Center opened in 1984 with a mission to present and interpret the unique features and history of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The almost 10,000 square foot newly expanded Interpretive Center, re-opened on July 15, 2006, features exhibits on the natural and cultural history of the Peninsula, with a special emphasis on the Pacific gray whale. This premier whale watch site provides spectacular opportunities to view the annual migration of the Pacific gray whale, from December through April. There are wonderful light hiking trails through natural habitats of brush. The park grounds may be enjoyed from dawn to dusk. Picnic tables are available, however, fires, barbecues, drones and smoking is prohibited at this site. Dogs must be on a leash. Enjoy this video by PatWick55555
Palos Verdes Peninsula is known for its scenic vistas of the Pacific Ocean, its rugged cliffs, and serene beaches. For families, it’s also known to have excellent schools, public libraries, and affluent neighbors. Sprawling estates with swimming pools inhabit the peninsula, but there are some apartments and condominiums, as well. Many people who live on the Palos Verdes Peninsula are outdoors enthusiasts, and enjoy running, paddle boarding, and surfing. Many inhabitants work in entertainment industry. With a population of over 13,000, Palos Verdes Estates has a small town feel.
Volleyball, surfing, hiking, and scuba diving are some of the most prevalent physical activities on the Peninsula. Equestrianism and horse trails are popular on the Peninsula as well
The West Palos Verdes homes area is served by the Palos Verdes Unified School District. A consistently highly rated school, Palos Verdes High School awards the most number of National Merit Scholarships in the United States and of all the approximate 30,000 high schools in the country, Palos Verdes Peninsula High School is in the top 100 of STEM schools (top science, technology, engineering and math schools) according to the most recent US News & World Report research. The local elementary school is rated 10 and an API score of 954 (out of 1000), Point Vicente elementary school is one of the best schools in the state of California
West Palos Verdes has many fun activities for all. Shopping is easy at the Promenade on the Peninsula, featuring several staple stores that one can visit all at one. For niche gifts and a more personalized experience, Blissful and Corners of the World are excellent stores. As for dining, PV Grill is in Palos Verdes Estates, and is a neighborhood go-to for excellent food and camaraderie. Italian, Thai, and Japanese restaurants can also be found in Palos Verdes Estates, as can a few gastropubs. Mexican and Sonoran-Baja style foods are in no short supply!
The Los Verdes Golf Course is on the border of West Palos Verdes and the Country Club area of Rancho Palos Verdes. It is popular with members of the community, including for hosting events such as weddings, receptions, and philanthropic fundraisers. The restaurant is open to the public for dinners, but mostly you will find storied patrons there. Homes near the Golf Club are highly valuable. In fact hole #15 is known as Jack Nicklaus favorite public course hole.
West Palos Verdes features modest homes in the 1600-2500sqft range to palatial homes of near 10,000 sqft. With beautiful ocean views and a quiet, private community, surely this is one of most sought after areas to buy and sell property in California and in the country. You need an experienced realtor who is ready to work with you and find the best result for your home ownership or selling needs. Honest, trustworthy, and a seasoned veteran, George Fotion is just that person.
To hire a top real estate agent to handle your West Palos Verdes move, contact George today at (424) 226-2147. His wide breadth of knowledge and experience mean he has an extensive edge in the West Palos Verdes real estate market. And if you work with George, you’ll have that advantage, too.