Emerald Terrace is an upscale community in Laguna Beach, California, that offers panoramic views of Emerald Cove, the Pacific Ocean, whitewater, Catalina Islands, and Crescent Bay. Homes here are priced in the millions.
Located on Pacific Coast Highway’s east side, this neighborhood is just south of Emerald Bay. Homes here were built on a gradual hillside, and many come from as far back as the early 1930s. This neighborhood measures .355 square miles, and there are typically about 1,500 people in this Californian community. There is a variety of architectural styles like Laguna cottage, Cape Cod, Contemporary, Hawaiian, and traditional.
Emerald Terrace is within walking distance to the shores and water. And there are many world class restaurants, shops, and services throughout Laguna Beach. This community is served by the Laguna Beach Unified School District, with highly ranked facilities such as El Morro Elementary School, Thurston Middle School, and Laguna Beach High School. Parents can also choose one of several private schools, including Anneliese’s School, Montessori School of Laguna Beach, and St. Catherine of Siena Parish School.
The seaside resort city of Laguna Beach is popular for its artistic environment, scenic coves, and mild weather year round. This is the home of the Laguna College of Art & Design (LCAD). The private college offers degrees in illustration, graphic design, painting and drawing, and game art. Laguna Beach is also rich in the history of surfing, and still holds the Brooks Street Surfing Classic, which was first held in 1955.
More than three million people visit Laguna Beach a year, and tourism is the main force as far as the economy. The city hosts many events each year, including the Sawdust Art Festival, Bluewater Music Festival, Pageant of the Masters, Kelpfest, and Festival of the Art. The foothill trails throughout Laguna Beach are internationally known, and popular with mountain bikers.
550 Blumont Street, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2356
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