San Clemente is a beach side city in Orange County, California. The city motto is the “Spanish Village by the Sea.” The motto comes from the combination of San Clemente’s sea side location and the high number of Spanish Colonial style homes. The city was incorporated in February of 1928. With a population of approximately 64,000 residents, it is a mid-size city. San Clemente is surrounded by Dana Point on the north, Oceanside on the south, Fallbrook on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west. The city is approximately halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego.
San Clemente is one of the most accessible beach front real estate markets in Orange County. San Clemente is divided into nine sections; San Clemente Central, San Clemente Southwest, San Clemente Southeast, San Clemente North, Coast District, Foster District, Foster Ranch, Marblehead, Rancho San Clemente and Talega. Each section is made up of several developments and neighborhoods, both gated and non gated neighborhoods are available. Home prices range from $160,000 to ten million dollars for custom built beach front estates. Home prices can be half of what prices are in Newport Beach and Laguna Beach. Home prices are dependent on several factors such as views, location, property size, home size and neighborhood amenities. Property types available include condos, duplexes, townhouses, single family homes, beach cottages and custom built beach front estates. San Clemente homes have views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, white water, surrounding mountains and picture perfect sunsets. With so many choices available, the Franco Team of real estate professionals can help you find your dream San Clemente home.
Students living in San Clemente attend schools in the Capistrano Unified School District. The city is served by six elementary schools: Truman Benedict, Concordia, Las Palmas, Clarence Lobo, Marblehead and Vista del Mar Elementary Schools, three middle schools: Bernice Ayer, Shore Cliffs and Vista del Mar, and one high school, San Clemente High School. The high school is well known for its extracurricular surfing program, winning six recent NSSA National Surfing titles. There are 14 private schools in San Clemente including California Virtual Academy, Our Lady of Fatima Parish School, Creekside Christian School, and Talega Preparatory Academy.
San Clemente has wonderful year round weather, making it the perfect place to take advantage of the outdoors. Well known for its terrific surfing, there are swells throughout the year. Surfing can be found at theTrestles, Lowers and Uppers, Riviera, Lasuens (Last Winds), The Hole, T-Street, The Pier, Linda Lane, 204, North Beach and Poche Beach. Other outdoor activities include golf, swimming and tennis. There are several golf courses and an aquatics center in the city.
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