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Welcome to your trusted local resource for Santa Monica real estate and homes for sale. Santa Monica is a coastal beach town, and while it is often associated with Los Angeles, Santa Monica is its own town that boasts a large range of dining, shopping, and entertainment options.

Often a hotspot for tourism, the streets and beaches are buzzing. Home to famous destinations such as the Santa Monica Pier where you can enjoy an amusement park, aquarium, and more. Santa Monica is an ideal place to call home if you’re hoping to live a vacation-like lifestyle.

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More About Santa Monica

Santa Monica California is a small, independent city on the Westside of Los Angeles that borders the Pacific Ocean. Located on Santa Monica Bay, it is surrounded by the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Pacific Palisades to the northwest, Brentwood to the northeast, West Los Angeles to the east, Mar Vista to the southeast, & Venice to the south. As of 2022, the population of Santa Monica was 93,744 and covers a total area of 8.4 square miles.

The Santa Monica Pier is easily the most recognized spot for entertainment within the city and it’s easy to see why, from a roller coaster atop the pier, fishing, street performers, dining, shopping, and near limitless fun and events, the pier is easily a favorite for both locals and tourists. The fun doesn’t end there, while the sandy shores below provide a great place to enjoy a day soaking in the sunshine, building a sandcastle, or catching a wave, there is so much more to explore in the city than just the coast.

Main Street offers a handful of different shops, restaurants, and bars, whereas Downtown Santa Monica is home to many tech startups. Just to the north of Downtown, you can enjoy upscale shopping, from boutiques to name-brand stores, the outdoor mall along Montana Avenue provides ample shopping and entertainment options. It isn’t uncommon to stumble upon live music, creating a whimsical and relaxing ambiance as you stroll the streets under the palm trees.

What to Do in Santa Monica

  • Santa Monica is known for its wide beaches with stunning views of the Santa Monica Mountains to the northwest and Palos Verdes Peninsula to the southeast. On a clear day, you will even see Catalina Island. Some of the most popular beach activities for residents living in Santa Monica include biking, rollerblading, or skateboarding along the Marvin Braude beach bike path, beach volleyball, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, picnicking, & just relaxing and getting some sun.
  • There are over 120 galleries, public art installations, & museums located in Santa Monica. Bergamot Station offers one of the largest concentrations of art on the Westside as it features more than 40 galleries situated in rehabbed warehouses on the former site of a historic trolley depot.
  • The most recognized landmark in Santa Monica is the Pacific Park amusement pier with its brightly lit Ferris wheel.
  • Some of the extremely popular hotels in Santa Monica are those located directly on the beach, including Shutters & Casa del Mar. And just ½ block from the sand, you will find Loews & JW Marriott.
  • The primary shopping areas in Santa Monica include 3rd St Promenade, Santa Monica PlaceDowntown Santa MonicaMontana Ave, & Main St.

Weather in Santa Monica

  • 281 days of sunshine
  • Jan Temp 50 to 64 F
  • Apr Temp 54 to 63 F
  • Jul Temp 62 to 69 F
  • Oct Temp 59 to 70 F
  • Annual Precipitation 13.23 inches

Popular Companies Near Santa Monica

The top 10 employers in Santa Monica as of 2019 include (in order starting with the largest first):

  1. Providence Saint John’s Health Center, UCLA Medical Center - Santa Monica
  2. City of Santa Monica, Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
  3. Santa Monica College
  4. Snap Inc
  5. Activision
  6. Rand Corporation
  7. Hulu 
  8. Lionsgate Entertainment

Best Schools in Santa Monica

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is headquartered in Santa Monica and serves the coastal communities of Santa Monica and Malibu. Santa Monica is known for having great public & private schools.

Noteworthy Parks in Santa Monica

Santa Monica has a total of 32 public parks located throughout the city. They vary from Annenberg Community Beach House to Chess Park to family-friendly Douglas Park and so many more! The park system offers something for people of all ages.

Transportation Options in Santa Monica

  • Walking - Santa Monica is one of the most walkable cities in Los Angeles County, with an average walk score of 83! The most walkable Santa Monica neighborhoods are Ocean Park, Mid-City, and Downtown.
  • Biking – The bike score comes in at an incredible 88!
  • Transit – Public transportation options include light rail & bus. Santa Monica’s transit score is 60.

Historical Information About Santa Monica

  • The first home lots in Santa Monica were sold on July 15, 1875.
  • Santa Monica was first incorporated in 1886 and has been a well-known resort town since the early 20th Century.
  • The avenues are all named after western states & the streets are numbered.
  • The 3,000-seat Santa Monica Civic Auditorium was the host site of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science's annual Oscar awards from 1961 to 1968.
  • Santa Monica is part of Silicon Beach, and its tech & startup scene has thrived since 2007!

Santa Monica Homes for Sale

Santa Monica Real Estate

As with many major cities, Santa Monica is home to a large range of housing styles. Stunning Victorian and Craftsman homes can be found nestled off the coast, with many boasting views of the water.

Smaller apartment buildings, as well as larger and luxury condominiums, like the Sea Colony condos for sale, can also be found throughout the city in addition to single-family homes, many of which date back to the early 1900s and have since been renovated while keeping their original charm and character intact. 

Santa Monica Real Estate Agents Near You

In this competitive market, it’s important to stay on top of the newest listings & to alert us on anything you would like to see.  If you would like more information on any of these Santa Monica homes for sale, just request information on the listing details page of the property. We can provide you with information that’s not available to the public, including disclosures, past sales history, sales dates, prices of homes recently sold nearby, and more.

And, if you haven’t already, be sure to register for our website so that you can receive email alerts whenever new Santa Monica and Marina del Rey homes for sale come on the market.

J.D. Songstad of MrWestside Real Estate & RE/MAX Estate Properties has specialized in real estate in Santa Monica & the surrounding areas since 1999! Whether you have a home to sell or plan to purchase a home, we would be happy to assist. Call us today at 310-571-3441 or email us here.

    • J.D. Songstad, MrWestside
    • Santa Monica Real Estate Agent
    • (310) 571-3441

View Active Santa Monica Homes for Sale

Santa Monica Homes for Sale May 23, 2024
134
Listed
61
Avg. DOM
$1,466.21
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$2,300,000
Med. List Price
134 Properties
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2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,609
Sq.Ft.
1
Day on Site
24395481
MLS
Open 5/26
941 25th St Santa Monica,  CA 90403
5
Beds
2F43/421/2
Baths
5,867
Sq.Ft.
2012
Year Built
1
Day on Site
24395263
MLS
Open 5/26
1257 25th St Santa Monica,  CA 90404
3
Beds
2F13/4
Baths
1,809
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
2
Days on Site
24395285
MLS
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,257
Sq.Ft.
1971
Year Built
3
Days on Site
24394089
MLS
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,216
Sq.Ft.
1971
Year Built
4
Days on Site
24394475
MLS
Open 5/26
1705 Ocean Ave #509 Santa Monica,  CA 90401
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,324
Sq.Ft.
2014
Year Built
6
Days on Site
24393847
MLS
Open 5/25
2405 34th St #27 Santa Monica,  CA 90405
2
Beds
3
Baths
1,297
Sq.Ft.
1982
Year Built
7
Days on Site
24391937
MLS
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,554
Sq.Ft.
1971
Year Built
7
Days on Site
24393311
MLS
Open 5/26
460 Sycamore Rd Santa Monica,  CA 90402
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,898
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
7
Days on Site
24393395
MLS
Open 5/26
1212 Ocean Park Blvd #16 Santa Monica,  CA 90405
2
Beds
2
Baths
2,292
Sq.Ft.
1996
Year Built
7
Days on Site
24392101
MLS
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,362
Sq.Ft.
1978
Year Built
7
Days on Site
24391825
MLS
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,859
Sq.Ft.
1946
Year Built
8
Days on Site
PF24099121
MLS

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