Santa Monica



Santa Monica is a coastal city in western Los Angeles County. Situated on Santa Monica Bay of the Pacific Ocean, it is surrounded by the City of Los Angeles — Pacific Palisades and Brentwood on the north, West Los Angeles and Mar Vista on the east, and Venice on the south.

The Census Bureau 2006 population estimate for Santa Monica is 88,050, while a 2007 estimate from the California State. Santa Monica is named for Saint Monica of Hippo because the area on which the city is now located was first visited by Spaniards on her feast day. In the skateboard and surfing communities, Santa Monica’s Ocean Park neighborhood and adjacent parts of Venice are sometimes called Dogtown.

The city is well known as one of the leading sustainable cities in all of the US. Three of every four of the city’s public works vehicles run on alternative fuel, making it among the largest such fleets in the country. All public buildings use renewable energy. In the last 15 years, the city has cut greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 10 per cent, a feat in car-crazy Southern California. City officials and residents have made the ongoing cleanup of the Santa Monica Bay a priority – an urban runoff facility catches 3.5 million gallons of water each week that would otherwise flow into the bay. Add in the miles of beaches, extensive curbside recycling, farmer’s markets, community gardens, the city’s nimble bus system and Santa Monica is clearly more than just another bathing beauty.

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District provides public education at the elementary and secondary levels. Private schools in the city include the Crossroads School, New Roads School, Concord High School, Pacifica Christian High, St. Anne Catholic School, Lighthouse Christian Academy and Saint Monica Catholic High School. Notable primary schools include the Carlthorp School and Santa Monica Montessori School.

Market Stats for Santa Monica

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Highest Price Listing

$11,995,000

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Average Listing Price

$2,708,601

Total Market Listings

151

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Average Price Per Sq Ft

$1,264


Santa Monica Listings for Sale

270 PALISADES BEACH RDSanta MonicaCA90402
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270 PALISADES BEACH RD

Santa Monica, CA 90402

$4,998,000

Beds: 3, Baths: 4, SqFt: 2210, Status: Active
1255 PALISADES BEACH RDSanta MonicaCA90401
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1255 PALISADES BEACH RD

Santa Monica, CA 90401

$4,995,000

Beds: 3, Baths: 4, SqFt: 3197, Status: Active
311 23RD STSanta MonicaCA90402
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311 23RD ST

Santa Monica, CA 90402

$4,890,000

Beds: 4, Baths: 4, Status: Active
1123 BERKELEY STSanta MonicaCA90403
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1123 BERKELEY ST

Santa Monica, CA 90403

$4,795,000

Beds: 5, Baths: 7, SqFt: 5074, Status: Active
624 22ND STSanta MonicaCA90402
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624 22ND ST

Santa Monica, CA 90402

$4,579,000

Beds: 5, Baths: 6, SqFt: 4374, Status: Active
322 20TH STSanta MonicaCA90402
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322 20TH ST

Santa Monica, CA 90402

$4,549,000

Beds: 4, Baths: 4, SqFt: 3300, Status: Active
1351 PALISADES BEACH RDSanta MonicaCA90401
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1351 PALISADES BEACH RD

Santa Monica, CA 90401

$4,500,000

Beds: 3, Baths: 4, SqFt: 3445, Status: Active
2625 34TH STSanta MonicaCA90405
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2625 34TH ST

Santa Monica, CA 90405

$3,995,000

Beds: 5, Baths: 6, SqFt: 5000, Status: Active Under Contract
515 OCEAN AVESanta MonicaCA90402
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515 OCEAN AVE

Santa Monica, CA 90402

$3,900,000

Beds: 3, Baths: 4, SqFt: 3175, Status: Active
1705 Ocean AVESanta MonicaCA90401
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1705 Ocean AVE

Santa Monica, CA 90401

$3,895,000

Beds: 2, Baths: 2, SqFt: 1459, Status: Active
2725 6TH STSanta MonicaCA90405
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2725 6TH ST

Santa Monica, CA 90405

$3,895,000

Beds: 3, Baths: 2, SqFt: 2276, Status: Active
350 MESA RDSanta MonicaCA90402
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350 MESA RD

Santa Monica, CA 90402

$3,795,000

Beds: 4, Baths: 4, SqFt: 3487, Status: Active