AREA 60 - LUNADA BAY
Lunada Bay is comprised primarily of single family residences,
many with ocean views.
There are, however, a few buildings consisting of townhomes
priced in the mid $600,000-$700,000 range (in 2004 there were
9 condo sales in all of Lunada Bay).
A traditional single story Lunada Bay home, under 2000 square
feet currently ranges in price from $1m-1.2m.
Lower Lunada Bay: West of Palos Verdes Drive West.
Very desirable community with Lunada Bay Elementary School
and Palos Verdes High School within a short walking distance
to many of the homes.
Charming center of town with family run market, French bakery,
barber shop, bank and popular local restaurants.
"Elite Streets" include Paseo Del Mar, characterized by multi-
million dollar cliffside mansions with panoramic ocean ciews
from Catalina to Malibu, and Rocky Point, an enclave of
primarily single story homes on flat lots with cliffside homes
enjoying panoramic ocean views.
Upper Lunada Bay: East of Palos Verdes Drive West.
The topography is characterized by rolling hills and ravines.
Upper Lunada Bay is the home to Palos Verdes Intermediate
School (formerly known as "Margate") and Espinoza Circle
(land of the peacocks).
AREA 62 - MONTEMALAGA
Montemalaga is best known for its sprawling mansions located
on large flat lots, primarily in the neighborhoods between Granvia
Altamira to the East and Via Zurita to the West.
It is also the home of Montemalaga Elementary School, named a
Blue Ribbon School in 2003 (confirm date).
The median home price in Montemalaga is $2.5m and homes built
within the last 4 years average over 6000 square feet.
AREA 63 - MALAGA COVE
Malaga Cove is best known for its dramatic Queen's necklace
views that can be enjoyed throughout the neighborhood.
The largest number of townhomes and apartments in Palos Verdes
Estates are located in Malaga Cove, however, sales of town homes
in 2004 totaled only 7).
Lower Malaga Cove: Located West of Palos Verdes Drive West at
Via Almar, lower Malaga Cove is home to the Palos Verdes Beach
Club, Rat Beach (Redondo at Torrance), a popular local beach for
surfers and swimmers alike, and the Palos Verdes Country Club
and Tennis Club. (Only residents of Palos Verdes Estates are
eligible to join these clubs).
Upper Malaga Cove: Located east of Palos Verdes Drive West at
Via Corta, upper Malaga Cove is home to Malaga Cove Plaza with
its popular family owned and operated Market, the historic La Venta
Inn (boasts spectacular Queen's necklace view and is a popular site
for weddings and private parties) and Malaga Cove Library, as well
as Palos Verdes City Hall, and the police and fire departments.
AREA 64- VALMONTE
Currently, Valmonte is the most popular and desired family
neighborhood in Palos Verdes Estates characterized by narrow
Eucalyptus Tree lined streets, and charming, often cape cod or
ranch style homes on primarily flat lots.
It is the Peninsula's equivalent of Manhattan Beach's Tree Section.
A traditional family home in Valmonte is 3 bedrooms and under
2000 square feet.
Cannot cut down vegetation.
While some homes have peek-a-boo ocean views and others have
nice city views, the majority of homes in Valmonte do not have
The median price for a home in Valmonte is $1.275m with an
average per square foot price of $715 - the highest in all of
Palos Verdes Estates.
AREA 66 - ROLLING HILLS
Rolling Hills is its own city.
Rolling Hills is a ranch style, equestrian community.
There are 26 miles of streets and 23 miles of horse trails.
Current "Actives" range from $1,999,000 - $8,500,000
Very large lots with lots over 20,000 sq ft