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La Jolla, California A pictorial guide to beach and ocean from homes.

La Jolla ‌ ‌ an interesting mix of tourist destination and University Town (UCSD). The beaches and eclectic village center draw admirers from across the globe. La Jolla boasts some of the most exclusive homes available anywhere in the US. Ocean and beach front homes are unique in that there are just not that many of them and you cannot add many more! Owning a home on the ocean is therefore reserved for the lucky few who can sit back, relax and really appreciate the sounds, smells and ambiance that only the sea can bring.

La Jolla ‌ ... is a very special place with a super wonderful all year climate.

La Jolla Farms About 200 acres located on the Northern boundary adjacent to Torrey Pines State Park which recently celebrated it's 100 year anniversary. On one side is UCSD and on the other the ocean. The Farms originally had an equestrian flavor, but is now best known for is large (make that huge) remodels. The U shaped oceanfront residence build by the Black's - the original Farms developer, is now owned by UCSD and used as the Chancellor's home. Beach: Blacks beach is very secluded, with difficult access because of the height of the sandstone bluffs. "Farms" residents have their own key to a private access gate. Well known for "optional clothing". Excellent surfing. Torrey Pines Golf Course: The course is home to the annual Buick International. One of the few municipally owned courses on the PGA. Can be booked for a fairly modest fee.

The Village Easy access to all the delights that "Downtown" has to offer including: excellent shops, the beaches, tide pools, the unbelievable variety (over 100) of the finest restaurants in California, Museum of Contemporary Art, etc. In addition there are some 40 art galleries! The "Village" is the oldest section of La Jolla dating back to 1888, originally settled by local San Diegans wanting a weekend cottage by the sea. Beachs: La Jolla Cove - A small beautiful beach, tucked between towering sandstone cliffs, with tide pools and caves. Excellent swimming and diving. Ellen Browning Scripps Park is perfect for picnics.

La Jolla Shores There are just 22 homes directly on the sand to the south of Scripps Pier. Considered ‌..

WindandSea Beach An interesting mix of home styles, all within easy walking distance of the beach. Some local La Jolla shops and restaurants. Beach: Wind and Sea beach is world renowned and very popular with surfers. Not recommended for swimmers due to a powerful shore break.

Bird Rock Named for the large white rock just offshore, where birds gather. Good local La Jolla shops and restaurants on La Jolla Boulevard. The beach: Ideal for diving and surfing. Tourmaline Beach small scenic sandy beach a favorite with surfers and divers. Swimming however, is not allowed. Parks at Bird Rock include La Jolla Hermosa Park at the intersection of (Camino de la Costa and Chelsea Avenue) and Calumet Park on Calumet Avenue.

Lower Hermosa Quiet, wide, palm lined streets. One of the nicest residential areas in La Jolla developed from the 1920's through to 1980. Camino De La Costa (The Street of Dreams) runs parallel with the ocean. Lower Hermosa has short cliffs and sandy beaches. Lower Hermosa, La Jolla Homes: There are about 500 homes in this entirely residential neighborhood.

"Where is Peter Toner?"

You may not see Peter out on the town or gracing the social scene pages. What you will see is Peter having the time of his life meeting people from all walks of life. Helping them make the transition from one home to another is what makes Peter's job really interesting. Peter has been a real estate agent his whole career, in fact the 3rd generation of his family in the profession. Peter is a "transplant" from Central London, England having arrived 11 years ago and really enjoys living in one of the worlds best climates.

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