Rancho Palos Verdes Neighborhoods | Worst Things Living in RPV

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Palos Verdes Neighborhoods | Worst Things About Living in Rancho Palos Verdes on the Peninsula

Palos Verdes Neighborhoods | Worst Things About Living in Rancho Palos Verdes on the Peninsula

0:00 - Intro

0:12 - 1 Distance

0:29 - 2 Number of Restaurants

0:55 - 3 Check Cell Phone & Internet for Home

1:05 - 4 Schools 1:23 - 5 Weather

1:54 - 6 Looking for Marineland

2:28 - 7 Cost - stick around for the takeaway getting in this area!

What are the worst things about living in Rancho Palos Verdes? First, distance. There is a lot of space between all those houses on the hill, but there is good news that groceries are usually just five minutes away. Second, there are not a ton of restaurants. There are restaurants in the Trader Joe’s shopping center and in the Palos Verdes Peninsula center & Terranea at Nelson’s, Bashi, Catalina Kitchen and Mar’sel. Otherwise, there are restaurants a 10-15 minute drive either to Lunada Bay, Malaga Cove and San Pedro. Third, cell phone and internet can be spotty so if that’s important to you, you’ll just need to check house by house what that’s like and if it’s acceptable to you. #4 – the schools are highly competitive, which can be difficult for some students to keep up. However, the schools are excellent and they really put it out there to learn what your student needs to go off on the path that they’ve chosen. #5 is the weather – believe it or not, California weather is not the right thing for everyone. If you want four seasons, this isn’t the place for you. It’s ocean-side. It’s weather anywhere from typically the 60’s to the 90’s but usually in the 70’s, and in May there is “May gray” and in June there is “June gloom” area might not be for you! It is beach weather, usually between 60 and 90 degrees, usually in the 70s, though there are foggy conditions more typically in May and June. Quite a bit of fog. But the good news in Rancho Palos Verdes is that those layers tend to burn off by about the afternoon and then we’re back to those gorgeous views that we have. #6 – if you’re looking for Marineland which was there when I was growing up ‘on the hill’ with my sister and family, and it was a great place for our friends to have to summer job and wear the big costumes, but Marineland – sadly enough – is gone. But the good news is that Terranea came in. That’s a resort where there is home ownership as well as a hotel-type aspect to the property. There are pools, there is access to the beaches and hiking. It’s a gorgeous space. Number 7 is the cost. As you might expect, it can be very expensive to get those most pristine views from Rancho Palos Verdes out west towards Catalina and of course Queen’s necklace north from the Peninsula. Those view properties in the last 6 months and now it’s March of 2021, they’ve sold for up to $6.2 million, but the good news is, there are also some properties of RPV itself where you can buy a condo for anywhere near $400,000, typically in the $600,000 range, but you can still be within about 5 minutes of the views that we have and all the amenities that we have here. If you have questions, go ahead and drop those in the comments to me. Better yet, send me a text or an email. Check out our Palos Verdes Map Tour Video and like and subscribe for more videos on neighborhoods we cover.

This video shows some new homes built along a street at the southern edge of Terranea (not on the Terranea property), which are being constructed and coming for sale. The first of those homes that is constructed and still active on the market is also shown here; call/text for current pricing as that has changed a few times. ~Lisa (951)704-4559, lisa@sand2sea.us

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Comments (1)

Shayne Stone
HomeSmart - Fulshear, TX
"Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor" RETIRED

Lisa, there's no doubt that Rancho Palos Verdes's home buyers and seller would benefit using your services!


Mar 06, 2021 02:53 PM