Southern California Real Estate Profiles: San Clemente
The City of San Clemente, California is a wonderful community for anyone seeking real estate, thanks to its central location and hometown feel. In today’s article from Southern California Berkshire Hathaway Realtor Brittany Leighton, we’ll explore this SoCal community and all it has to offer.
A Look At San Clemente, CA
Located on the southern tip of Orange County, San Clemente is home to over 60,000 residents. It’s situated on the coast, about mid-way between Los Angeles and San Diego, making it a wonderful location for commuters seeking a community with lots of mountain and ocean views. In fact, the city’s slogan is “Spanish Village by the Sea.”
As of September 2016, San Clemente had a median home price of $850,300, which reflects a 2.4% increase over the past 12 months. The median price per square foot is $411.
The median listing price in San Clemente is $996,000. According to Zillow, home prices are expected to rise by 0.4% over the next 12 months.
In terms of attractions and amenities, San Clemente is a great place to live, with shopping and plenty of attractions nearby. Interstate 5 passes through San Clemente, allowing for easy commuting and travel.
One of the city’s primary attractions is its coastline, or more accurately, its waves. San Clemente beaches, including Cotton’s Point, Riviera, The Hole, The Pier, North Beach and Poche Beach are are popular amongst surfers. For those who prefer staying on land, San Clemente State Beach and San Onofre State Beach offer a beautiful view, amongst other things.
A number of professional surfers live in San Clemente, which is also the site of the Surfing Heritage and Culture Center. In fact, this city is also home to Surfing Magazine, Longboard Magazine and The Surfer’s Journal, along with a number of surfboard manufacturers.
Attractions include the San Clemente Pier, the San Clemente Coastal Trail, Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, the Vista Hermosa Sports Park, the Outlets at San Clemente and the San Clemente Farmer’s Market. Golfers can choose between the Talega Golf Club, the Shorecliffs Golf Course and the San Clemente Municipal Golf Course.
San Clemente is served by the Capistrano Unified School District, which includes six elementary schools, three middle schools and one high school, along with a virtual K-12 school called Capistrano Connections Academy.
Contact Realtor Brittany Leighton to Buy or Sell a Home in Southern California
Brittany Leighton, of Berkshire Hathaway and Brittany Leighton & Associates, Inc. specializes in luxury property sales in Southern California, including Orange County.
If you’re ready to sell your home or wish to buy real estate in Southern California, turn to an award-winning real estate agent, Realtor Brittany Leighton. Call 949.480.7178.