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Huntington Beach is the largest of the sea side cities in Orange County. Known locally as either HB or “Surf City, USA”, Huntington Beach is the surf center of Orange County. The city is approximately 35 miles south of Los Angeles and 95 miles north of San Diego. Huntington Beach is bordered by the Pacific Ocean, Seal Beach, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Westminster and Fountain Valley. The population is approximately 190,000 residents. Huntington Beach has easy access to the John Wayne Airport, Orange County Performing Arts Center and the University of California, Irvine.
The Huntington Beach real estate market is one of the most accessible among the beach front communities in Orange County. Huntington Beach is divided into four sections: South, West, Northwest and Northeast. Each area has many developments and neighborhoods to choose from. Home prices range from $300,000 to four plus million dollars. Home price is dependent on view, home size, location, neighborhood amenities and property size. Residence types available are condos, duplexes, townhomes, villas, single family homes, beach cottages and custom built beach front estates. Among the neighborhoods are Harbour Vista, Holly Street Townhouses, Elevator, Beach Walk and Cape Ann. There are both guard gated and non guard gated neighborhoods available in Huntington Beach. View homes have views of the Pacific Ocean, Huntington Beach Harbour, Catalina Island, white water, city night lights and vibrant evening sunsets.
Students living in Huntington Beach attend schools in the Huntington Beach School District. The school district is made-up of seven elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. The schools share values of high academic standards, that each student will learn to their full potential, that collaboration between staff, students, parents and community is necessary, and in data and research based instruction. Huntington Beach has 24 private schools in the city including Brethen Christian Junior and High School, Coastline Christian School, Carden Academy, Fusion Academy and Hebrew Academy.
With a Mediterranean like climate, Huntington Beach is full of outdoor activities for all members of the family. The city is home to the longest beach in Orange County, at 8.5 miles. Huntington Beach has surf waves throughout the year, created by the edge diffraction of the open ocean swells around Catalina Island. In the winter months, the swells are created by the North Pacific and in the summer months the waves are generated by storms in the Southern Hemisphere. In addition to surfing, Huntington Beach has many other activities to offer such as swimming, horseback riding, beach volleyball, and hiking and biking trails throughout the city.
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