This largely residential neighborhood on the west side of Los Angeles located among Brentwood to the east, Malibu and Topanga to the west, Santa Monica to the southeast and Santa Monica Bay to the southwest, Pacific Palisades is known as a luxury residential neighborhood. There are several micro-neighborhoods within Pacific Palisades including Huntington Palisades, Via Bluffs, El Medio Bluffs, Castellammare, Palisades Highlands, Rustic Canyon, and Riviera. Each of these have different styles of homes, ages, and amenities.
Pacific Palisades also has several Parks and Recreation as well as a vibrant events calendar each year. There are 5K and 10K runs, parades down Sunset Boulevard, concerts and movies in the park, and several recreational facilities including the Temescal Canyon Park, Rustic Canyon Park, Palisades Park, and Will Rogers State Beach and Historic Park.
Residents of Pacific Palisades are zoned to the Los Angeles Unified School District within the Board District 4. There are several charter schools as well as public schools such as three elementary schools, one middle school, and the Palisades high school. The area is also home to several private schools such as Calvary Christian, Corpus Christy, Village School, and about four others.
It’s unique to know that Palisadian-Post is the oldest newspaper to serve the community founded in 1928. There are also other media outlets such as the Palisades News and the Los Angeles times.
The area is home to multiple historic landmarks such as the Getty Villa, an Educational Center and Museum, Villa Aurora, and artists residents and historic landmark, Thomas Mann house, and the Eames House.
Of course, Pacific Palisades has been the home to multiple pop-culture icons and celebrities such as Jerry Lewis, the Beach Boys, and it’s been shown in multiple movies and TV shows throughout the years. It’s home to JJ Abrams, Ben Affleck, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Billy Crystal and dozens of other famous celebrities and notable icons.
Due to its resident’s status, it’s no secret that Pacific Palisades has some of the most high-end luxury estates and homes throughout Los Angeles County. Typical homes are priced anywhere from $1 million up to $20 million depending on size, location, amenities, and acreage. There’s almost no homeowner associations in Pacific Palisades as each home is unique and custom to its owner.
Most of the homes and residential properties sit south of the Temescal Canyon Park, between the park and the Pacific Ocean. Homes up on the hillside features stunning views of the water and surrounding areas. You’re likely to find exactly what you’re looking for in a Pacific Palisades home from backyard swimming pools and extravagant outdoor living spaces to luxury amenities, indoor/outdoor rooms, bowling alleys, wine cellars, and extravagant landscaping.
Pacific Palisades makes an ideal place to call home. From a fantastic shopping at the farmers markets at Palisades Village to five-star dining options, pop-up boutiques, and high-end retailers, Pacific Palisades certainly delivers. Start browsing all available listings on our website or simply contact my office at any time to schedule a personal showing. My specialty is Pacific Palisades homes and real estate, and I’d love to help you find the perfect home or sell your Pacific Palisades property today.
Alphabet Streets, The Bluffs (Via and El Medio), Castellammare, The Highlands, The Huntington, Marquez (and Marquez Knolls), The Riviera, Rustic Canyon and Sunset Mesa (Pacific View Estates). Some of the smaller neighborhoods include: Bel Air Bay Club, Las Casas Loop, Palisair HOA, Ridgeview Country Estates, Santa Monica Canyon, Upper Alphabet Streets, Upper Bienvenida, and Will Rodgers.