Dana Point Real Estate
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Dana Point Real Estate - 6.5 miles of Breathtaking Coastal Views Along the Ocean
Dana Point real estate is the place to choose if you are seeking a new home on the coast of the golden state, especially because of the city's close proximity to the Pacific Ocean and easy access to entertainment and amenities in nearby big cities. Dana Point is a city in South Orange County. The city is home to 33,351 (2010 Census) residents and is symbolized by six and a half miles of scenic coastal views and rolling hills along the Pacific Ocean. The city is prominently known for their State beaches: Salt Creek Beach Park, Doheny State Beach, and Capistrano Beach Park. From the beach, you can walk over to the marina, shops, restaurants, and/or depart with the Catalina Express, a transportation service to and from, to visit the City of Avalon on Catalina Island. Those who reside in Dana Point will find a flourishing economic climate awaiting them. Dana Point's unemployment rate is almost half of the State's average while the income per capita is nearly double it. (Dana Point Statistics) The greater number of Dana Point residents are involved in the sales, management, and finance industries. While the Capistrano Unified School District will take care of the kids' grade school education, college campuses in the area include the Laguna College of Art and Design and the University of California, Irvine.
Some of the neighborhoods in Dana Point real estate are:
The Capistrano Beach area is a historical area in Dana Point. The homes that were developed in this area began as early as the late 1920's. The homes here range from condominiums to single-family homes, from beach bungalows to mansions, and from duplexes to multi-unit buildings. This remarkable area is known for the large estate style homes that were built along the coastal bluff to take advantage of the breathtaking views of the ocean, Catalina Island, and the harbor.
Dana Hills is home to Dana Hills High School, a family-oriented city. Homes in this area were primarily built in the 1970s and 80s. Both single family homes and condominiums are available in this area.
Del Obispo is home to Dana Point harbor and Doheny State Beach. The homes in this area are both single-family homes and condominiums that were built in the 1960s-1980s.
The Lantern Village is the Downtown of Dana Point. Many of the streets are named a color followed by 'Lantern', like, "Red Lantern" or "Violet Lantern." The city decided to do this because over 200 years ago colored lanterns were used by ships that pulled into the Dana Point harbor to advertise their fares. Some of the gated communities with ocean views are, "Waterford Pointe" and "Lantern Bay Estates."
The Monarch Beach area is known to have many exclusive neighborhoods, gated communities, and with that, more expensive homes than anywhere else in Dana Point. St. Regis, Monarch Beach, and Ritz Carlton are located in this area. They are renowned as some of the best luxury resorts in the world. Some of the noteworthy neighborhoods in Monarch Beach comprise of, "Niguel Shores" and "The Strand at Headlands."
The dream of living close to the ocean is now possible by choosing a home in Dana Point. View some of Dana Point's many unique and wonderful neighborhoods to see which is the best for your real estate needs!
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