Cambria Real Estate
Cambria is located on the central coast of California, approximately 240 miles south of San Francisco and 240 miles north of Los Angeles. Whether you are a first time buyer or an experienced investor, you will find useful information about how to choose the “right” property, making an offer, negotiating, financing, mortgage rates, moving and everything involved in making an informed real estate decision in today’s market.
San Luis Obispo Real Estate
San Luis Obispo County is a wonderful county located approximately halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles and features a wide range of terrain; beaches, rolling hills, wineries, ranches, open range, a sophisticated city and a well known and well regarded university. Most of it is “vertical on the map” north to south, rather than east to west, and includes a lot of shoreline property.
The most northern town is San Simeon, where the Hearst Castle State Historic Monument – the castle! – is located. Elephant seals have chosen this as part of their home while they are on land, and it is a protected area through the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary. The Piedras Blancas National Light Station (lighthouse) is here too.
Cambria is just a few miles south of San Simeon and is a resort destination with two distinct villages; East and West. East Village is full or art galleries, fine eateries and some real historical monuments, including a bar where John Steinbeck used to drink! The West Village has many wonderful shops and both villages are pedestrian friendly. Moonstone Beach is a very popluar beach as well as the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve, about 440 acres of open space with the Pacific Ocean as a neighbor! Population is about 6400.
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Also on the coast, and just south is the tiny beach town of Cayucos, nestled at the water, surrounded by hills. A huge rock denotes the next southern town of Morro Bay. Morro Bay has a great downtown area and a fabulous embarcadero. Los Osos is again a small town and the Montana De Oro state Park is a featured attraction. The southern most part of the ocean adjacent county includes Avila Beach, Pismo Beach, Shell Beach and Grover Beach, where sand dune riding is popular. Slightly inland is Nipomo and Arroyo Grande. Arroyo Grande has some fun spots in the historical downtown and lovely equestrian estates, as well as Lopez Lake. Further north, and inland is the heart of the county, the city of San Luis Obispo, a progressive college town with a great downtown shopping and historical district. North and more inland is Santa Margarita, with a huge lake and park and more equestrian estates and ranches. Creston and Templeton feature more ranches and horse related activities as well as some great wineries. Paso Robles is the fastest growing area of San Luis Obispo County and has incredible restaurants, wineries, shopping as well as an historical downtown. Lake Nacimiento is also in Paso Robles and offers a host of water related sports. San Miguel is the northernmost inland part of the county and hosts one of the gracious old California missions, as well as home to some huge ranches.
Come discover why San Luis Obispo county is a desirable place to live. I will help you find the perfect San Luis Obispo County property.
Please feel free to browse through this site to explore the San Luis Obispo County communities of Cambria, San Simeon, Morro Bay, and Cayucos. Featuring extensive community information, school information, free reports, answers to commonly asked real estate questions, a Cambria photo gallery and more, you’ll find everything about Cambria real estate and San Luis Obispo County real estate within one easy source.
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Posted on September 3, 2013 at 11:11 pm by Jan Lloyd,CRB,CRS,GRI, SFR, SRES, e-PRO, Fine Homes Specialist