Pacific Palisades, CA Homes for Sale

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Pacific Palisades, CA Homes for Sale

Pacific Palisades, CA Homes for Sale represents a prestigious address in Pacific Palisades, CA Homes for Salea prime Westside location. Ideally located Pacific Palisades is situated above Pacific Coast Highway between Santa Monica and Malibu. For many driving on Pacific Coast Highway they wouldn’t know there is a tony enclave of homes in the rolling hills above.

A Closer Look at Pacific Palisades, CA Homes for Sale

Pacific Palisades, CA Homes for Sale is a suburban community reminiscent of life a half century ago. Homes were originally developed in the 1950’s and since many properties have been substantial renovated or redeveloped. The original architectural aesthetic was primarily ranch style with some mid-century modern sprinkled in. However, in recent years many homes have been updated to Contemporary, Mediterranean, or Modern architectural aesthetics.

Pacific Palisades has several distinct neighborhoods, each with a different personality. The Riviera, Huntington Palisades, and private communities in the Palisades Highlands tend to have the highest property values. The Alphabet Streets and the Via Bluffs are closest to the Village and are the most walkable to local shops. Rustic Canyon and The Highlands are great neighborhoods with their own micro-climates. Finally, Castellammare and Sunset Mesa are oceanfront neighborhoods closest to Malibu. Depending on your taste, there is a great neighborhood for you in Pacific Palisades.

Community Amenities:

Pacific Palisades is undergoing the redevelopment of its Palisades Village Center on Swathmore Avenue. The retail project will bring many needed restaurants and local shopping options for area residents. A small multiscreen theater is part of the project that will be reminiscent of the Bay Twin Theaters for those who remember Pacific Palisades back in the 1970’s.

Pacific PalisadPacific Palisades, CA Homes for Salees Recreation Center is a terrific park with baseball and softball diamonds, tennis courts, and sandboxes. The Rec Center also has both indoor and outdoor basketball courts and picnic areas. Hikers will love the many local hiking trails in the Santa Monica mountains. My favorite is the Los Liones hike that begins near the end of Sunset Boulevard because the views at the top are amazing. Temescal Canyon to Skull Rock is a very popular hike as is the Will Rogers State Park hike to Inspiration Point.

Other nearby amenities include: the centrally located Palisades Public Library; access to the beach bike path that winds south all the way to Redondo Beach; the Self-Realization Fellowship (a.k.a. Lake Shrine); the Riviera Country Club where the prestigious Los Angeles Open is held each Spring; and the Bel Air Bay Club.


Pacific Palisades if part of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Local elementary schools include Palisades Charter Elementary, Marquez Charter Elementary, and Canyon Charter Elementary school. The local middle school is Paul Revere Middle School and the local high school is Pali High Charter School.  Private schools include St. Matthews and Corpus Christi School.

Property Values:

Single family homes in Pacific Palisades typically fall in the range of $2M – 4M. However, a fixer-upper can be found for $1.7M while exquisite estates in the best neighborhoods can top $10M. There aren’t many condominiums in Pacific Palisades, but there are a few pockets of condos primarily near the middle of town, in the Palisades Highlands, and along Sunset Boulevard. Prices typically range between $700k and $1.5M.

If you are interested in learning more about all the real estate opportunities in Pacific Palisades, CA Homes for Sale please contact your area expert, Perry Schroeder, at (310)795-9020 or by email at


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