Living in sunny Southern California means there are plenty of beautiful days in the year where taking a walk to the store or biking to the movie theater seems like the best idea ever. If you’re the type of person or family that would rather ditch the car and enjoy the beautiful weather on the way to grab a bite to eat, you might want to consider living in one of these walkable neighborhoods.
San Diego County
The historic Gaslamp Quarter was practically made for walking. The easy-to-navigate grid of lettered and numbered streets in downtown San Diego holds a wide range of restaurants, boutiques, grocery stores, and nightlife, which allows you to explore, play, and run errands without the hassle of finding parking on the busy streets. Plus, with proximity to the convention center, Petco Park, and more, you’ll never run out of things to do. The Gaslamp Quarter’s walkability score is 97, and you can stop by our Gaslamp office anytime!
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Proximity to stores, shopping malls, and museums make Costa Mesa one of Orange County’s most walkable neighborhoods. WalkScore.com reports that the most walkable neighborhoods in Costa Mesa are Central Costa Mesa, Westside Costa Mesa, and Eastside Costa Mesa. Costa Mesa’s average walkability score is 62, and to learn more, you can contact an agent from our Newport Beach office anytime.
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Los Angeles County
According to WalkScore.com, downtown Los Angeles is a walker’s paradise, with a walk score of 94, which means that daily errands do not require a car. Going carless is a blessing in a busy city like Los Angeles, so if you love the hustle and bustle but don’t want to spend an hour and a half searching for parking every time you go the the grocery store for milk, this is the place for you. If you’re interested in living in downtown Los Angeles, any of our Los Angeles agents are more than qualified to help you out. Give one of our L.A. Regional Vice Presidents, Kathy King or John Closson, a call and they will be happy to match you with an agent that can meet your needs!
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Santa Barbara County
In addition to being one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Santa Barbara, Laguna is also very bike-friendly. The neighborhood is mostly residential with single-family dwellings, but merges into downtown Santa Barbara on the west, which means grocery stores, post offices, restaurants, and more are a short stroll away. Laguna’s walk score is 85, and any of the agents from our Santa Barbara offices will be happy to help you find a home in the area.
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Ventura may be one of the least walkable counties in Southern California, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still find a home with a decent walk score. In downtown Ventura, you’ll find that many homes score in the 70s, 80s, and 90s, meaning a good amount of your errands and other activities can be done on foot. If you’re serious about living in Ventura and ditching your car for a bike or your own two feet, talk to one of the agents in our Ventura office right away!
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