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Lunada Bay Palos Verdes Estates Condo For Sale

                                            CASA DE LUNADA CONDOMINIUM

BEAUTIFUL LUNADA BAY CONDO - Reduced to $549,000

Lovely Lunada Bay!
Beautiful 1,424 sq. ft. Ocean View Casa de Lunada Condominium. Enjoy the Lunada Bay and Catalina View from the balcony and master bedroom window. With 2 bedrooms, 2 baths ( 2 master bedroom suites), Inside laundry, Bright remodeled kitchen, Dining room, Living room with gas fireplace, and Built-in wet bar. Other amenities include elevator, swimming pool and Jacuzzzi. The subterranean parking (2 tandem spaces) has shared locked storage room for each unit. Easy access to shops and restaurants and Lunada Bay Plaza Park. Walking distance to elementary, intermediate, and high schools. MLS # V09042140

Palos Verdes Condo 2337 PV Dr. W #9           Palos Verdes Condo 2337 PV Dr. W #9
Front Exterior                                                                  View from balcony

Palos Verdes condo 2337 PV Dr. W #9            Palos Verdes condo 2337 PV Dr. W #9
Remodeled Kitchen                                                         Pool and Jacuzzi

Palos Verdes condo 2337 PV Dr. W #9           Palos Verdes condo 2337 PV Dr. W #9
Living Room                                                                    Living Room Built-In Bar

Palos Verdes condo 2337 PV Dr. W #9            Palos Verdes condo 2337 PV Dr. W #9
Master Bedrrom Suite                                                      Second Master Bedroom Suite

Palos Verdes condo 2337 PV Dr. W #9           Palos Verdes condo 2337 PV Dr. W #9
Bathroom                                                                      2nd Bathroom

Dining Room

Palos Verdes Estates is one of the most beautiful cities in the world to live. The Palos Verdes Peninsula is also one of the wealthiest communities in the country, as described in the Los Angeles Business Journal.. Palos Verdes Estates has an extremely interesting history and it is one of the best examples of city planning and controlled growth of any small to medium sized city in the United States. Palos Verdes has only a limited number of entrances to the city, and many of the streets end at the city limits.Over 25% of the city's 4.75 square miles is zoned as permanent park land and is maintained in its natural state.  Much of this parkland is scattered throughout the city and provide natural areas between different clusters of homes.  Although there are some areas of the city with horse trails, none of the homes are zoned to maintain horses, and horses must be stabled at the Palos Verdes Stables or other privately owned stables in the area.

Lunada Bay Summer Concert             Lunada Bay 

Lunada Bay Park Summer Concert                               Lunada Bay       

The Lunada Bay area of Palos Verdes Estates is often referred to as two areas; Lower Lunada Bay and Upper Lunada Bay (Margate).  Lower Lunada Bay is south of Malaga Cove, and is generally flat; the terrain gently slopes down to the cliffs. Paseo del Mar and Rocky Point are streets that run adjacent to the cliffs, and residents spend time daily strolling or running along the ocean. Several large parkland areas are on the cliffs affording spectacular views of Catalina Island and Lunada Bay. Lunada Bay is a favorite surfing spot, with an excellent point break. Lunada Bay Plaza and it's Italian Fountain is the center of the negibrohood  where locals meet for coffee and scones or lunch at the corner cafe.  

Lunada Bay Street          
      Via Pacheco in Lower Lunada Bay                            Lunada Bay Fountain

Lunada Bay Plaza also has several events during the year including the Halloween Harvest Festival, and a summer concert series in the Lunada Bay Park.Three schools (Palos Verdes High, Palos Verdes Intermediate, and Lunada Bay Elementary) are conveniently located for students to walk or ride bikes, or take the PV Transit (picks up at school) for a fee.  Homes in Upper Lunada Bay are terraced up the hills, and many offer spectacular views. Homes in Lunada Bay have a mix of architectural styles including ranch, spanish, mediterranean, traditional. and craftsman. There are also several condominium developments near Lunada Bay Plaza.

Lunada Bay Harvest Festival  Lunada Bay Harvest Festival

St. Honore Bakery in Lunada Bay Plaza

Sports, Parks and Recreation:
Youth Sports Leagues: There are two baseball little leagues in the city boundaries; Palos Verdes Little League, with fields in Valmonte and Malaga Cove, and the Lunada Bay Little League, with fields in Lower Lunada Bay. AYSO Soccer leagues are active throughout the City. Girls softball is generally played on fields in other adjacent Peninsula cities. There are also youth basketball leagues, and lacrosse leagues for intermediate schools. Most youth sports are played at school facilities and fields.

Swimming: Palos Verdes Estates residents can enjoy the facilities of the beautiful Palos Verdes Beach and Athletic Club by either becoming a member (although the wait list is over 9 years), or paying a daily fee per person.

Palos Verdes Beach Club  Palos Verdes Beach Club
Palos Verdes Beach & Athletic Club

Golf: Golf Facilities are available at Palos Verdes Country Club, and Los Verdes Country Club and Trump National Golf Club in adjacent Rancho Palos Verdes. Residents of Palos Verdes Estates enjoy significant discounts to play golf at Palos Verdes Golf Club ( less than half the general public rate, and only $10 for junior golfers). The Golf Club is closed to the General Public on weekends, however residents of Palos Verdes Estates may play there after 2:00 pm. Los Verdes is a public golf course run by the County of Los Angeles.

Palos Verdes Country Club- Megowan
Palos Verdes Country Club

Parks: There are no large park facilites in the City of Palos Verdes Estates, however there are several public bluff top areas preserved for public access with spectacular views, and several small neighborhood parks. There are some small neighborhood parks, including the park at the entrance to Lunada Bay Plaza. There are also numerous other large parks in the adjacent cities of Rancho Palos Verdes and Rolling Hills Estates.

Lunada Bay Park

Equestrian and Tennis: Equestrian facilities are located in the City ( Palos Verdes Stables at 4057 Via Opata, Palos Verdes Estates ? 310-378-3527), and Tennis may be played at the Palos Verdes Tennis Club, adjacent to the golf club, or at one of the excellent courts at Palos Verdes High. Tennis League play is available through the South Bay Marine League, which has teams at most of the private tennis clubs in the area as well as Ernie Howlett Park in Rolling Hills Estates

Schools: Within the city boundaries are Palos Verdes High School, and Palos Verdes Intermediate School, and several local elementary schools, all part of the Palos Verdes Unified School System. There is an additional high school located in Rolling Hills Estates, Peninsula High, and both high schools are California Distinquished Schools, with open enrollment to students on the Peninsula (they do not have enrollment boundaries). Palos Verdes HIgh has a unique class scheduling structure, called block scheduling, where students attend three extended periods each day, alternating with their other three classes each day. Peninsula High has a more traditional structure of the same periods for all classes each day. Palos Verdes Unified School District has some of the highest test scores in the state. For local school test scores, Click Here. For attendance boundaries for elementary and intermediate schoos, Click Here.  There are also a number of excellent private schools on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.


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Comment balloon 11 commentsMaureen Megowan • August 23 2009 05:56PM
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