Sunset Cliffs San Diego Real Estate Spotlight


                                              This Sunset Cliffs San Diego real estate spotlights a neighborhood 9 miles west of San Diego. It runs 1.5 miles along the Point Loma peninsula and covers 68 acres.


                                              Sunset Cliffs San Diego Real Estate Overview


                                              Considered a neighborhood of the Point Loma community. Also, due to its proximity to the Ocean Beach community, some claim its part of this community.

                                              Named for the sheer cliffs bordering the ocean. Its Cliffside trails offer popular walking and sunset watching.

                                              Sunset Cliffs Boulevard, the main neighborhood street, consists of many residential homes on curved streets. A small commercial strip appears at the end of the boulevard.


                                              Sunset Cliffs San Diego Real Estate Market 2020


                                              The Neighborhoods website provides these Sunset Cliffs San Diego real estate market facts for 2020:

                                              • The community dates to 1935 with continuing development;
                                              • Current List Prices range from $625,000 to 3,700,000;
                                              • Sales Prices range from $439,000 to $3,289,000;
                                              • Median Sales Price = $1.2 million;
                                              • Average Price per Square Foot = $735;
                                              • Bedrooms and Bathrooms = 1 to 7;
                                              • Square Footage ranges from 432 to 5,782;
                                              • Ages range from 1912 to 2019; and
                                              • Types include Single-family homes to condos, lofts, and townhouses.


                                              Neighbors Overview: Sunset Cliffs mainly consists of single-family detached homes. Homes range from various periods and styles. Most homes sit on 1/4 acre lots with three bedrooms and three bathrooms. All offer either a garage or driveway for parking.

                                              Basically – Sunset Cliffs offer “midsize homes” of “very high value”.


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                                              Sunset Cliffs San Diego Things to Do


                                              Sunset Cliffs Natural Park


                                              U.S. News & Travel describes Sunset Cliffs as:

                                              • Next best place outside of Point Loma for ocean views;
                                              • Dramatic sandstone cliffs with untouched vegetation;
                                              • Spectacular ocean vistas;
                                              • Perfect for strolling at day or night;
                                              • Home to some secluded beaches;
                                              • Most popular beach for locals at Cordova Street near Sunset Cliffs Boulevard;
                                              • Handy stairway to access the cliffs at Ladera Street to observe the crashing waves; and
                                              • Popular with surfers due to the great waves.


                                              Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

                                              Sunset Cliffs Natural Park offers many walking trails along the ocean with coastal scrub dotting the area. Perfect for viewing sunsets.

                                              Opened in 1983, offering 68 acres including 50 acres of hillside with many naturally carved bluffs, sea caves, and arches.

                                              Read current updates about this park here.


                                              Ladera Street

                                              Check out the facilities at the Sunset Cliffs & Ladera Street access here. Make reservations for up to 50 guests’ weddings here.

                                              Directions to Ladera Street access: Take Interstate 8 westward to the end. Then, travel on Sunset Cliffs Boulevard to Ocean Beach and Ladera Street.


                                              Luscomb Point

                                              Named after “Happy Luscomb”, a popular local surfing figure, the Luscomb Point area offers another wonderful sunset viewing.

                                              View details of the facilities at Luscomb Point here.

                                              Like Ladera Street, the park’s service offers weddings up to a maximum of 50 guests by applying for a permit here.


                                              Osprey Access

                                              Osprey Street also provides access to the Sunset Cliffs.

                                              Like the Ladera and Luscomb Point accesses, Osprey Street permits weddings up to 50 people.

                                              A small parking lot nestles within the park site with street parking available too. No restrooms available. View what facilities Osprey offers here.


                                              Sunset Cliffs Improvements

                                              A major improvement project began in 2018. Planning took a decade before launching the Hillside Improvement Project to provide greater pedestrian access and restoring a 35-acre native habitat.

                                              Learn more by reading their brochure here.

                                              Public transportation is available from downtown San Diego by taking the trolley to Old Town Transit Center then catching the 35 bus to the cliffs.


                                              Cabrillo Monument

                                              Cabrillo Monument dedicated to Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo who discovered the greater San Diego area in 1542. The park offers tide pools at low tide and whale watching tours. The Visitor Center provides an:

                                              • Auditorium for educational programs;
                                              • Rangers to chat with;
                                              • Junior Ranger activities for kids;
                                              • Low tide information;
                                              • Hands-on feel for 16th navigational instruments and armor; and a
                                              • Bookstore to purchase souvenirs and educational books.


                                              Sunset Cliffs San Diego Restaurants


                                              Yelp recommends these restaurants in or near Sunset Cliffs San Diego:

                                              Little Cay received 5 Stars (out of 5) from 70 reviews for their Caribbean, Cuban, and Latin American cuisine. Reviewers enjoyed their Caribbean Chicken Curry along with white rice, black beans, and fried plantains.

                                              Ulivo Restaurant earning 4.5 Stars from 263 reviews for their Italian cuisine. The garlic breadsticks and a side of marinara sauce start off a wonderful Italian and seafood gourmet experience.

                                              Little Lion earned 4.5 Stars even though only a café from 521 reviews for their breakfasts.

                                              The Holding Company received 4.5 Stars from 156 reviews for their bar food, live music, and cocktails.

                                              BO-beau Kitchen + Bar earning 4.5 Stars from 1,566 reviews for their French and Mediterranean cuisines. A little French restaurant with a fireplace and flair!

                                              Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill received 4.5 Stars from 157 reviews for their seafood.

                                              Sundara earned 4.5 Stars from 499 reviews for their Indian cuisine.

                                              Breakfast Republic got 4 Stars from 474 reviews for their popular breakfast items and brunch.

                                              The Cliffs Café earned 4 Stars from 131 reviewers for their traditional breakfasts, brunch, coffee, and bagels.

                                              Dirty Birds Ocean Beach gets 4 Stars from 15 reviews as a new sports bar specializing in chicken wings.

                                              OB Surf Lodge receiving 4 Stars from 476 reviews for their traditional breakfast and brunch.


                                              Sunset Cliffs San Diego Schools


                                              Silver Gate Elementary School


                                              Yelp rates the best elementary schools near Sunset Cliffs as:

                                              Silver Gate Elementary School rated 5 Stars (out of 5) for its high student test scores.

                                              Ocean Beach Elementary School also rated 5 Stars for “a great place to send your kids”.

                                              Sunset View Elementary School rated 4 Stars with lots of rich kids attending who score the highest in state test scores.

                                              World of Wonders Preschool rated 5 Stars as a great preschool to prepare your children for elementary school and beyond.




                                              Our Sunset Cliffs San Diego real estate spotlights a neighborhood near the Point Loma and Ocean Beach communities.

                                              Famous for its beautiful cliff sides and breath taking sunset views.

                                              Its main attractions include the Sunset Cliffs Natural Park and the Cabrillo Monument.

                                              Sunset Cliffs San Diego offers a 5 Star Caribbean, Cuban, and Latin American cuisine restaurant. Also, six 4.5 Star restaurants providing great breakfasts, French, Indian, Italian, and seafood meals.

                                              Sunset Cliffs boasts three 5 Star elementary schools that families like.

                                              The Sunset Cliffs San Diego real estate market 2020 offers homes listed from $625,000 up to $3.7 million with a median sales price of $1.2 million.

                                              Contact Us to learn more about Sunset Cliffs and available homes to purchase.

                                              Steven Rich, MBA – Guest Blogger


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