May 2012

Found 6 blog entries for May 2012.

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One of the main attractions of being a resident here in San Clemente is the joy of living by the beach.  Many love the carefree lifestyle and warm attitude you will find here in San Clemente.  If you are thinking about buying a home in 2012 then you many want to consider the 3 main areas where you will find San Clemente Real Estate listings by the beach.  The first area is the downtown San Clemente area that has recently become a popular place to live.  Surrounded by the San Clemente Pier and to the north and the south you will find luxury homes and condos in the downtown area.  Those who are not familiar with the city will quickly learn that this is where you will find all of the downtown shopping and restaurants in San Clemente. In recent years many new

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Homes For Sale in San Clemente with Ocean Views is one of the most requested items when out of state home buyers come to San Clemente to buy a home.  Having an ocean view makes you connected with the ocean and the beach and makes you feel like you are living the California lifestyle.  Recent years have seen ocean view properties come down in price with many single family homes selling in the $500,000 with ocean views!  Where is the best place to look for an ocean view property?  Well that depends what kind of home you want.  Homes located by the beach will be more expensive do to it's location so the amount of ocean view you will have will be very limited unless you get closer to the beach and have a higher budget.  If you are looking to maximize your

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Sea Pointe Estates San Clemente Homes currently start at $500,000 which currently 5 homes for sale under the $1 Million dollar mark!  Where is Sea Pointe Estates?  The community is featured on the northeast side of San Clemente near the San Clemente Hospital and San Clemente Krikorian movie theaters just east of the 5 freeway.  The community is a 24 hour guard gated community with a collection of one and two story homes that range up to $2.5 million.  It was only a couple of years ago when finding a home in this neighborhood under $1 million was unheard of as many of the luxury homes you will find in San Clemente area are located in Sea Pointe Estates community.  Even with the drop in prices we have seen 7 homes selling over the $1 million dollar price

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If you are in the market to find San Clemente gated community homes for sale under $800,000 then we recommend the following three locations.  The first location is the Vittoria community located in Talega.  This gated community shares the common gated area with the upscale "Catania" area and features large two story Mediterranean style homes for sale (see picture below).  A recent home just came on the market there for $750,000 that features over 3,000 square feet with peek views of the ocean.  The home has the main living quarters on the ground level with living, dining and family rooms.  There is even a downstairs den/office that could be used as a bedroom.  Upstairs features 3 additional bedrooms with a large master suite with it's own private view

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The downtown San Clemente market has always been desirable do to it's prime location near the San Clemente Pier, Pacific Ocean and all the shops and restaurants that line "Avenida Del Mar" street.  The downtown area is very much alive and living the hub of things doesn't get much better than the location of the townhome that has just been listed by San Clemente Real Estate agent Sam Smith.  407 W Monterey #A is a luxury craftsman style townhome with three levels of living space.  The main level features a master suite and bath, elevator and private gated entrance to the unit.  There is even direct access to the 2 car garage on this level.  On the 2nd level you will find two additional master suites on each wing of the townhome complete with it's own

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The Coast District is one of the most overlooked areas when home buyers are looking for ocean view properties in San Clemente.  The Coast District is located just east of the freeway between the "Vista Hermosa" and "Camino Del Los Mares" freeway exits.  The Coast basically adjoins Forster Ranch which is located just inland of the Coast and is a great place to find ocean view single & two story homes.  The homes in this area were built throughout the 1970's and early 1980's and feature a majority of single family one and two story homes.  The homes that line the ocean side of Calle Frontera do back to the freeway so make sure you keep that in mind if you are sensitive to noise.  One of the more popular communities in the Coast is the Sea Coast Estates area