When you buy a home in a community like La Jolla, you’re not just buying a piece of property with a roof over your head – you’re buying into an unbeatable lifestyle in one of the most beautiful parts of the country. In this post we’ll share a few tips on how to ‘buy the lifestyle’ and not just the house or condo.
Make a Quick List of Amenities You Use
A common mistake made by home buyers is not giving adequate thought to the amenities they use on a regular basis. For example, if your daily schedule includes a morning run, you’ll want to consider a home near the coastline so you can enjoy running in the fresh ocean air. If one of your family members requires a certain type of medical facility nearby, you’ll want to make note of how far away it is from your home. Those with larger families will most likely want to be within a quick drive to grocery stores and other shops which are used frequently. Spend a few minutes to think about where you go each week, and make note of those items you can’t live without.
If You Want Recreation, You’ve Got It!
If there’s one thing we can guarantee it’s that you won’t run short of things to do outdoors when you live in La Jolla. From hiking the trails of Torrey Pines State Reserve to surfing the shores of Pacific Beach, recreational activities are just a few minutes away. Our climate allows you to enjoy golf, tennis, and other sports on a year-round basis, so if you’re an avid fan you may want to consider buying real estate near your facilities of choice.
Consider the Entire Family’s Needs
If you’re moving to La Jolla with children – or if you plan on having children within the next few years – you’ll need to give their needs some consideration as well. Living within walking distance of nearby schools will ensure that the children get outside each day and will can save time as you won’t have to drive them back and forth. If your children are enrolled in a sports league, music lessons or some other activity, check around to ensure that it is offered in your community of choice. For those with older children, the UCSD campus offers world-class university education right here in La Jolla.
Enjoying the Benefits of a Popular Tourist Destination
Finally it’s worth noting that while you may want to live away from Prospect Street as it gets very busy during the tourist season, you can still enjoy the cultural activities that La Jolla has to offer. There are numerous weekly events like the La Jolla Open Aire Market and La Jolla Concerts by the Sea, and the annual La Jolla Art and Wine Festival in October each year brings more than 150 artists to the local area.
Contact us today to learn more about life in La Jolla – you’ll quickly see why our community is one of the most popular spots in the entire country!