Pacific Palisades is a beautiful coastal neighborhood on the Westside of Los Angeles, with luxurious mansions tucked in the Santa Monica Mountains overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The area currently has about 27,000 residents.
Celebrated by wine connoisseurs and sought after by celebrities, the town of Pacific Palisades omprises seven neighborhoods, each with its own personality: The Village, The Via Mesa and The Huntington Palisades, The El Medio Mesa, Castellammare, Palisades Highlands, Rustic Canyon, and The Riviera.
Its natural landscape with luscious greenery and ocean views make it a perfect place to call home.
Many homes in Pacific Palisades incorporate Mediterranean architecture, with luxurious mansions built in Italian and Spanish styles. Pacific Palisades is a forever popular area among the Hollywood elite and other upscale residents. The dramatic scenery of the mountain cliffs gives the luxurious mansions unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean and the surrounding Santa Monica Mountains.
The median home sales price over the past 12 months was $2,817,750 with an average price per square foot at $1,048.
Pacific Palisades offers many family-friendly activities such as the Temescal Gateway Par which has an easy hiking trail that leads to a beautiful waterfall. The Inspiration Point trail at Will Rogers State Historic Park ascends 300 feet in elevation to views out over the bay. Every fourth of July the town holds an over-the-top Independence Day. Thousands of people attend the parade, grand marshaled by a celebrity guest, and the fireworks show.
Pacific Palisades attracts young families for the high quality of the local schools. Besides the top-quality private schools, all Pacific Palisades’ public schools are charter schools, which means they have autonomy over their budgets and programs and there is a lot more parent involvement as opposed to in a non-charter school.
One of the highest rated schools in the neighborhood is the Palisades Charter Elementary School, with a rating of 9.