La Jolla Shores
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Originally settled back in the early 1900s, La Jolla Shores is one of the oldest and most prominent neighborhoods in La Jolla. Located on the northern edge of the city, La Jolla Shores features one of the flattest and most expansive beach areas in all of Southern California, making this community a popular hangout for sunbathers, hikers and swimmers. The beach also features a large grassy area popular with picnickers and dog lovers. Proximity to world-class shopping, dining and entertainment make this community a desirable locale for a wide range of people.
La Jolla Shores contains a wide array of housing choices, including large estates fit for affluent professionals and retirees. There are also a selection of luxury condominiums, quaint beach cottages and more modest custom homes on lots ranging from three-quarters of an acre on up. Home prices vary quite a bit in the Shores, with beachfront homes starting at about $5 million and hillside homes starting at about $2.5 million. Residents enjoy walking distance access to the Pacific Ocean, world-class shopping and dining in the Village, and the renowned La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, known simply as “The Beach Club” to locals. La Jolla Shores residents are also less than five minutes from the Torrey Pines Golf Course, home of the annual PGA Buick Invitational.