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Anyone looking for the perfect wave will find it here in Malibu, a surfer’s paradise that has attracted everyone from celebrities to foreign investors to its shores.

Sun-kissed beachgoers crowd boutiques and fine restaurants, and though the water is tempting, elegant homes with stunning ocean views will make you want to stay in.

This free-spirited beach city stretches for over 27 miles along the Pacific Coast Highway and lies about 30 miles west of downtown Los Angeles.

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The city’s overall vibe is laid-back but elegant, with an outdoor culture that makes the most of the natural attractions present in the area.

In Topanga Beach, waves surround a sandy point created by Topanga Creek, giving surfers a continuous right break. Cinematic cliffs and coves set the mood in Point Dume State Beach, where you’ll be able to spot California gray whales between December and mid-April.

Both areas are home to neighborhoods that bring you close to some of Southern California’s most impressive natural attractions.

Delectable seafood dishes and a festive atmosphere bring people to the Malibu Pier. Right next to the famed “Riviera of America,” you’ll find Surfrider Beach – a dream destination for surfers, thanks to a three-point break that promises a ride of over 300 yards.

There’s also plenty to do indoors – aside from shopping and dining, you can get a glimpse of ancient Greece and Rome at the Getty Villa.

The museum has an impressive collection of artifacts that include statues of goddesses and other figures from mythology, and more down-to-earth items like ancient perfume containers and drinking horns.

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Malibu’s housing stock consists of single-family homes and multi-family properties like townhomes and condos.Waterfront residences are the most highly coveted and often the most highly valued.

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There are neighborhoods steeped in luxury that give you the best of coastal living. Sought-after sections like Cliffside Drive and Carbon Beach are filled with prime property.

Cliffside Drive is known for splendid luxury homes, some of which can have as many as seven spacious bedrooms. Quiet cul-de-sacs and spectacular views of the ocean make this a wonderful place to call home.

Carbon Beach covers a mile of shoreline, and living here puts you right next door to more than a few high-profile names. The fine quality of the sand makes properties in the area highly valuable. Most of the homes here are right on the beach, with no sea wall.

Other neighborhoods worth considering include:

  • Malibu Colony
  • City Center
  • The Encinal Bluffs
  • Las Flores/Topanga Beach
  • Malibu Bowl (Pepperdine University)

Parents won’t want for anything as far as their kids’ schooling is concerned. A comprehensive middle and high school, Malibu High School, offers world-class education.

Fine dining, nightlife, and shopping
Malibu Country Mart is an outdoor shopping and dining complex just moments away from the beach. Treat yourself to something special, or while away an afternoon at a café or one of the picnic areas.

Here you’ll find upscale retailers like Ralph Lauren and John Varvatos, homegrown stores like Room at the Beach, and restaurants serving everything from sandwiches(John’s Garden) to Beijing duck(Mr. Chow).

More options await at Malibu Lumber Yard, an upscale hub that boasts a main deck adorned with live fish tanks. The mall features just over a dozen stores like Alice + Olivia and James Perse as well as mainstay Café Habana.

Malibu’s nightlife is nothing short of remarkable – have the time of your life at any of the hip bars and lounges, many of which offer ocean view seating. Duke’s Malibu will give you the buzz you’re looking for, while Moonshadows has a more laid-back feel.

If you think Malibu should be your next home, feel free to call me at 310-401-0901 or send an email to james@jamesweekley.com.

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