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La Jolla Neighborhoods: The Muirlands

La Jolla Community, News | 8th Nov 2012

Pastoral Feel to This Quiet Enclave

La Jolla has a lifestyle that is the envy of the world.  Set along a scenic stretch of coast in the northern part of San Diego, La Jolla can boast of having about the best weather in the world.  Cool breezes waft in from the sea keeping the temperature down in the summer, and the ocean has a moderating effect in the winter as well making it comfortable to be outdoors all through the year.  The place abounds in beautiful beaches and golf courses that can be enjoyed any time of the year.  La Jolla can be subdivided into a number of smaller neighborhoods such as The Muirlands.

The Muirlands represent La Jolla Real Estate at its finest.  The development is strung along winding and twisting roads along the western slopes of Mount Soledad.  These streets are lined with ancient trees that shelter impressive homes worth millions of dollars.  Many of these stately mansions were built in the 1920’s.  The street with the greatest number of historic houses is Muirlands Drive.  The gutters along this avenue are constructed of ocean pebble rock that has been preserved in its original condition.  The large lots in this area sold for $1500 a piece in the 1930”s.

The Muirlands is one of the oldest exclusive neighborhoods in the entire state of California.  There are impressive views of the surrounding region from the gently sloping land.  Despite the bucolic nature of the setting, The Muirlands is quite close to the downtown portion of La Jolla that features 30 blocks of businesses devoted to providing a matchless shopping experience.  There are many specialty shops, exquisite restaurants, an aquarium, art galleries, museums, and award winning theaters.

Enjoying the Sights from Ocean View Real Estate in Muirlands

The housing in The Muirlands is characterized by custom homes that are set on spacious lots.  Many of the houses here will feature a pool.  The variation in elevation adds to the pleasure of views, and residents can enjoy watching spectacular sunsets with the sun sinking beneath their clear view of the Pacific.

Schools in this region have excellent ratings.  San Diego is well known for its plethora of facilities for higher education including a number of research institutes such as the Scripps Institute of Oceanography located close by.  The University of California at San Diego is also sited very near to here.

Residents of The Muirlands can avail themselves of the opportunity to play golf at some of the most scenic and prestigious courses to be found in San Diego County.  La Jolla is one of the favored sites for people wishing to take a golfing vacation.  People come from all over the country to play the links in this area.

Torrey Pines is the name both of a golf course found within La Jolla and a large state park that borders the city to the north.  The Torrey Pine grows nowhere else but here.

For more information about The Muirlands Real Estate and Luxury Condos CLICK HERE to speak with Marti Gellens.

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