Bird Rock La Jolla
We all know La Jolla as one of the most affluent cities in all of sourthern CA, but are you aware of Bird Rock, the small seaside community located in the southwest corner of La Jolla? This is one of La Jolla’s best kept secrets, because it is uniquely separate from the rest of La Jolla and great place to live. Houses in Brid Rock are always in high demand.
The Bird Rock neighborhood consists of single family houses in a community where million dollar homes are part of the norm. Housing prices range from $2,000,000 on up. The average house for sale in Bird Rock as of April 2nd, 2013 is a 4 bedroom 4 bath, 3,400 square foot house priced at $3,200,000 and is only a few blocks from the ocean. Bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and the foothills of Soledad Mountain to the east, this residential community has both new residents and residents who have lived their entire lives.
Bird Rock, La Jolla, is in the San Diego Unified School District and even has its own elementary school: Bird Rock Elementary. As students grow out of this school, they will transition and continue their education at Muirlands Middle School and then on to La Jolla High School.
To further one’s higher education, La Jolla is proud to be the home of the University of California at San Diego, which hosts a world-renowned medical school and a number of other academic programs.
The Bird Rock coast is beautiful stretch of beach lined with incredible homes which have spectacular ocean views. However, if you’re looking for the one of the most beautiful beaches in all of southern California, La Jolla Shores is only a few blocks away. La Jolla Shores is a sandy beach approximately one mile long and usually has the most gentle of all waves during the summer months.
The neighborhood of Bird Rock is located only 20 minutes north of Mission Valley and like all the other neighboring communities, this one is considered very affluent. La Jolla is known for its seaside communities where you’ll find upscale shops, restaurants, hotels, salons and numerous art galleries. Prospect Street in La Jolla has been given the nickname of “The Rodeo Drive of San Diego” due to its many specialty shops and is only a few miles away.
Bird Rock actually has three and one half blocks of their own “downtown” which is pedestrian-friendly and considered to be the heart of Bird Rock. Here you will find close to 100 businesses which include professional and personal services along with casual to elegant restaurants. You may also enjoy numerous outdoor dining options including coffee houses along this stretch. Venturing out to the main area of La Jolla will give you more world class options.
So when looking for a home for your family or looking for a beautiful place to retire, this spectacular neighborhood will fit all your needs.