Pacific Palisades Homes for Sale

Located in the Westside of Los Angeles, the affluent district of Pacific Palisades is famous for its beautiful parks and scenery. This Southern California community has a past with a distinctly Hollywood twist: the area was once the site of the first modern movie studio, the legendary Western movie factory Inceville. Inceville was run by director Thomas Ince and was the first motion picture studio to host an array of amenities ranging from dressing rooms to prop houses. Today, Pacific Palisades is the setting for beautiful landscapes and multimillion dollar homes in its nine posh neighborhoods: the Alphabet Streets, The Bluffs, Castellammare, Huntington Palisades, Marquez Knolls, Palisades Highlands, the Riviera, Rustic Canyon and the Village. Today, the natural beauty of Pacific Palisades makes it remain a popular filming location for various Hollywood projects.

Pacific Palisades Homes for Sale

As a district of Los Angeles, Pacific Palisades offers its residents the ease of public transportation for commuting around the city and beyond. Numerous large and Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in the city of Los Angeles, including California Pizza Kitchen, The Jim Henson Company, Sunkist and Capitol Group. Located near both Malibu and Santa Monica, top employers in those cities include HRL Laboratories, Santa Monica College and the RAND Corporation.

Families in Pacific Palisades have the option of sending their children to the Los Angeles Unified School District. LAUSD focuses on providing students with quality educations that match their specific interests and learning levels. Pacific Palisades children are zoned to attend the Pacific Palisades Elementary School, Canyon Elementary School or Marquez Elementary School. Middle school students attend Revere Charter Middle School and Palisades Charter High School. Palisades Charter School was recognized as a California Distinguished School in 2005 and boasts a beautiful campus that has been captured in many motion pictures. Additionally, there are six private schools in the district, including a Waldorf-based elementary school.

Pacific Palisades is full of beautiful parks for locals to enjoy. The Palisades Recreation Center has football fields, a playground, a gymnasium and indoor volleyball court. Rustic Canyon Park has a recreation center, swimming pool, playgrounds, athletic fields and picnic tables. Temescal Canyon Park offers locals scenic hiking trails, picnic tables, barbecue pits and a lush native garden. The Will Rogers State Historic Park and Polo Club a historically preserved estate, polo fields and hiking trails with views of the ocean.

Fans of architecture love stopping by Pacific Palisades’s Eames House, a case study in mid-century modern homes designed by famous architect Charles Eames. Admission is free and the Eames House is open daily. The Getty Villa is another fantastic place to admire architecture: this villa is one of two locations for the J. Paul Getty Museum. The villa hosts an impressive collection of art and artifacts dating back to 6,500 BC. For residents who prefer fresh air to history, the acclaimed Riviera Country Club has a championship golf course on its grounds. The Village is a shopping and business district on Sunset Boulevard: it offers locals a mix of fashionable shops and eateries.

The community of Pacific Palisades is a close-knit one who gathers throughout the year at various events. One of the most popular annual events in Pacific Palisades is the 4th of July Celebration. The celebration includes a parade down Sunset Boulevard, 5K and 10K runs and a fireworks display. Every year, the Riviera Country Club hosts the PGA Tour’s Northern Trust Open

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