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La Jolla Neighborhoods: Upper Hermosa

News | 29th Nov 2012

A serene community up in La Jolla is the Upper Hermosa. This is a neighborhood that features classic and elegant residences, with lavish landscaping that everyone loves. It is quite similar to the Lower Hermosa, but since the location is more on the La Jolla Boulevard, this is a bit further from the sea. This basically means that homes are cheaper and affordable for the majority. According to records, Upper Hermosa comes with 30% less in value when compared to the houses in Lower Hermosa, but comes with 30% when compared with Bird Rock houses.

The Beauty of Upper Hermosa

Upper Hermosa is considered as a residential area. People can seldom find other structures, but there are some tree-lined streets and of course, everyone can get a good view of the Pacific Ocean. It is a relatively flat neighborhood, considered as a safe and quiet area since it is far from the noise of the main city, perfect for walking and cycling during early Sunday mornings.

When it comes to convenience and comfort, people don’t have to worry about a thing since it is very close to Bird Rock, a nearby community that is considered as a great place for shopping, dining and the like. Aside from that, The Village in La Jolla has several boutiques, restaurants and salons available. These shopping districts are just few minutes away from the Upper Hermosa.

Home Prices in Upper Hermosa

You may ask, what is the basis for the home prices in Upper Hermosa,La Jolla? Ladies and gentlemen, it is all about the view. Large homes which normally have a good view on the area start at around $1,500,000.  The price may increase up until $3,500,000. These houses, as previously mentioned, have classic, upscale and elegant appeal, and ranges from Cape Cod,Mediterranean and Ranch Style. Many of these homes come with great landscaping and a lush green environment, most suitable for nature lovers.

The Peaceful Environment That is in High Demand

For city dwellers, they always long for something more peaceful, away from the noises of buzzing cars and the like. In Upper Hermosa, the lifestyle is quite laid back and relaxed. There are several good walking paths, jogging and cycling trails. It is indeed the perfect place to raise family and live peacefully.

And when you’re feeling like swimming in the beaches, the community’s location is just a few minutes away by car. Tourmaline Beach and Windari Sea Beach are the best bets for swimming, surfing and the like.

Back then, there were no condominiums and similar structures in Upper Hermosa. Fortunately today, there are condos available and more will rise in this particular part of La Jolla. The demand for these residential buildings is surely increasing, especially today that Upper Hermosa and the other communities of La Jolla have already been recognized as the best neighborhoods in San Diego.

Why Choose Upper Hermosa?

  • Quiet and peaceful environment
  • Cheaper home prices (with a range of $1.5 to $3.5 million)
  • Not so near yet not so far from the coast

For more information on Upper Hermosa- Real Estate & Luxury Condos CLICK HERE to speak with Marti Gellens.

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