If you are relocating to Oceanside and would like to live in a home where you can enjoy privacy and retreat and be in proximity to Downtown Oceanside, the beach, and amenities, you may want to consider homes for sale in Pacifica 55 plus.
Pacifica (or Oceanside Manor) is an active adult community in Oceanside CA. It is bordered on the north by Vista Green Valley, on the east by Rancho Calevero Mobile Home Park, on the south by Lake Blvd, and by Surf Place on the west.
Nestled about five miles from the coast, shopping centers, entertainment, and recreational sites of Oceanside, this community offers all the amenities active adult buyers are looking for.
Its proximity to Oceanside beaches gives this community a great climate that allows active adults and retirees to enjoy and participate in outdoor activities all year long. Say goodbye to thick, heavy clothing and say hello to comfortable clothes and sandals!
Oceanside has 3.5 miles of gorgeous ocean beaches which offer plenty of opportunities for many water-related sports and activities, whether it is swimming, kayaking, boating, or fishing. If you prefer a more relaxed activity, you can also simply enjoy the sun or build a sandcastle.
Not only do you get to relax and enjoy, living near the beach is also great for your physical and emotional health. Studies have shown that living near the coast lessens depression and induces more happiness.
As an active adult with plenty of free time and living the best time of your life, Pacifica offers plenty of activities to keep the body and mind involved. Residents in this community enjoy swimming, aerobics, biking, running, and many more activities without leaving the community. In this Pacifica Oceanside Manor, you can live the active lifestyle you've been dreaming of!
Pacifica Oceanside Manor is a beautiful community that offers a great quality of life at an excellent value. It has a long list of indoor and outdoor amenities, all designed to let you truly enjoy the climate and community.
At the heart of its amenities is an amazing clubhouse. Do you enjoy a good workout? This clubhouse has a well-equipped exercise room where you can exercise.
There are also good-sized meeting rooms, best for gathering with friends and celebrations. The library is well-stocked with books and magazines that will amuse you for hours on end. The kitchen caters to special events, perfect for birthdays and special occasions.
If you enjoy indoor sports, challenge your friends to a game of billiards and table tennis. There are also plenty of activities you can join like playing bridge, line dancing, knitting class, etc. First Friday Socials are amazing, and there are many other events throughout the year.
Do you prefer outdoor sports? Pacifica has two tennis courts, two shuffleboard courts, and horseshoe pits. Go on long walks through the lush parks with benches facing the western sunset, or enjoy biking through the walking and biking trails.
On your downtime, you can swim in the heated swimming pool and spa, enjoy a relaxing picnic in the picnic area, or have a cookout in the barbeque area.
Pacifica is a pet-friendly community, so bring your furry pet and enjoy fun adventures on the trails.
Homes and Real Estate
There are various homes in the over 55 Pacifica community. Pacifica is popular among homeowners who prefer compact yet comfortable homes.
Are you looking for a nice single family home with a good-sized front lawn and backyard, perfect as a getaway after a long busy day? Perhaps you prefer a home in the cul-de-sac? You will find them right here in this neighborhood, and each one is unique.
This community houses approximately 223 single-story and half-duplexes built between 1974 and 1980. Their garages connect the half-duplexes.
Duplexes in this community range in size from 1,100 to 1,400 square feet of living space. They offer two to three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached garage that can comfortably fit two cars. These townhomes are priced from the low to mid $400's.
Single-story homes feature two to three bedrooms and two bathrooms ranging from 1,100 to 1,600 square feet. All homes have two-car garages and patios. Some patios are open, while others are covered. Many patios offer lovely views.
Many of the homes are well-maintained and updated. They come with desirable features like open floor plan, a cozy fireplace in the living room, vaulted ceilings, and granite countertops, wood-stained kitchen cabinets, breakfast bars, his and her sinks, and large walk-in showers. Master bedrooms are spacious and come with ensuite bathrooms.
Single-family homes’ price starts from the high $200s up to high $300s. There is an HOA fee of $390 which covers payment for common area maintenance, exterior landscaping, exterior building maintenance, and roof maintenance.
Pacifica Oceanside Manor is a small community so there is only a small number of homes available for sale at some given time.
Why live in Pacifica
There are many variables to consider when it comes to choosing the right community. Here are some of the reasons you'll love living in Pacifica.
The idea of constantly having to get in the car and drive just to get to the closest shop can be inconvenient. Fortunately, the Pacifica community is conveniently located near Costo, North County International Market, North Park Produce, and several other retail and grocery stores are within a mile radius of this community, so you can simply walk.
2. Great climate
Imagine warm and sunny days, biking, hiking, golfing — all these activities and more are waiting to be enjoyed when you own a home in Pacifica. Oceanside boasts of 263 sunny days, giving you 58 more days under the sun compared to other states in the U.S. No more aching bones in the winter!
3. Minutes away from beautiful beaches
Who wouldn't want to live near the beach? Most people love living near the ocean. If you can't get a home with an oceanview, a home just minutes away is the next best thing, and Pacifica offers that.
Enjoy long walks on the beach, waiting for the gorgeous sunrise or sunset, swimming, fishing, boating, doing all your favorite water sports just because you can.
4. A sense of community
One of the benefits of living in an age-restricted community is the opportunity to interact and form friendships with others of your age, interests, and hobbies.
Pacifica 55+ community provide a wide option of activities you can enjoy, from swimming to knitting to aerobics and more. Feeling a sense of belonging and community happens when you find friends who share the same hobbies and passion with you.
Your safety and security are paramount compared to the activities, services, and programs of your chosen community. One of the benefits covered by your monthly HOA in Pacifica includes a nightly security patrol maintaining the area.
Living in Oceanside
Oceanside is a coastal city in San Diego California. This city is well-known for Harbor Beach, Oceanside Harbor, and its many shops. It is also a great place for active adults.
Oceanside is home to more than a hundred thousand people. As of 2018, the latest population count is 167,086. In addition, 65% of its population is white, 35% are Hispanic or Latino, 15% are from other races, and the remaining 6% are Asian.
Oceanside may be popular for its beautiful beaches, but there’s more to this coastal town. Here are a few must-see places:
Oceanside is home to seven beaches stretched out on three miles of beautiful sand and stunning scenery. Though the beaches are connected, each one is different.
If you are seeking action, Harbor Beach is the one for you. This is the largest beach in Oceanside and offers many amenities and shops. Fishing, whale watching, kayaking, and swimming are just some of the activities you can enjoy in Harbor Beach. There are also three lifeguard towers, parking lots, picnic tables, barbecue grills, showers, snack bars, and more.
For surfers and volleyball players, Breakwater Way Beach is a great choice. This beach has a volleyball court, several showers, picnic tables, barbecue grills, and a paid parking lot.
When you want to relax in a much more spacious beach with a lot more sand, Pier View North is where you should go. This beach has two lifeguard towers, several volleyball courts, picnic tables, grills and benches, and a small parking lot.
Interested to watch surfing and body board surfing contests? Head to Pier View South, Oceanside's most popular beach. This is a good beach if you enjoy being in a large crowd.
Pier View South Beach has picnic tables, benches, barbecue grills, fire rings on the sand, restrooms, showers, vending machines, and more. Another beach that's perfect for picnics is Tyson Street Beach.
When you want to get away from the crowd and enjoy some privacy, head to the least frequented Wisconsin Street Beach, or try Buccaneer Beach, Oceanside's smallest beach. This beach has a large grass area, basketball court, picnic tables, barbecue grills, restrooms, and shower.
Oceanside Golf Courses
Aside from beaches, Oceanside also boasts of its golf courses. Oceanside Golf Course, Emerald Isle Golf Course, Arrowood Golf Course, and Goat Hill Park are some of the best golf courses in the area.
Stretching 1,954 feet into the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, Oceanside Pier is a historic icon. This pier is one of the most popular places in the city. From this pier, you can watch surfers riding the wave, fishermen out on the sea catching the fish, and even dolphins swimming. The popular Ruby's Diner is at the end of the pier, waiting for hungry visitors.
Oceanside Museum of Art
This museum opened its doors in 1997 and over the years has established itself as a cultural hub of Oceanside. Today, it is recognized as a premier regional art museum and a leader of arts and culture in San Diego.
This museum has held art exhibitions, concerts, films, culinary events, and more. It is interactive, the admission fee is reasonably-priced, and displays thoughtfully curated work.
Old Mission San Luis Rey
Old Mission San Luis Rey is a National Historic Landmark. This mission was established in 1798 and is the largest of all the missions in California. If you love history, this place is a definite must-see.
Guajome County Park
When you have an affinity for the outdoors and enjoy an occasional rustic environment, you'll love this park. Guajome County Park offers 3.5 miles of trails, picnic pavilion, playgrounds, basketball court, and picnic area. There are 33 single-family campsites in a wooded, park-like setting. There is a rustic cabin available for rent.
Buena Vista Audubon Society & Nature Center
Interested in San Diego's natural history and taxidermy? You'll find a wealth of knowledge waiting for you in Buena Vista Audubon Society & Nature Center. This 3,500 square foot facility features a series of displays featuring local wildlife, a natural history library, small gift shop, and meeting rooms.
Located in Downtown Oceanside next to the Civic Center Plaza, this market offers a variety of fresh local produce, flowers, and more. But it's more than just a typical farmer's market. Oceanside Farmers Market also includes baked goodies, organic food, jewelry, soap, seashell, paintings, photography, and more. Prepare to delight your senses in the wide variety of tastes and sounds in this market.
Healthcare is an essential component of a community and Oceanside offers several top-notch health facilities to ensure its residents' health. Scripps Coastal Medical Center, NCHS Oceanside Health Center, and North County Health Services are just a few of the healthcare facilities in Oceanside.
When you want a home in an active adult community that combines the most pleasant of climates with terrific amenities that will keep any active adult happy and busy, you should be looking at Pacifica over 55 homes for sale.
Ready to find a home in Pacifica? Call me, Dennis Smith, at (760) 212-8225.