About the Area
Lower Hermosa quite possibly the most highly sought after and exclusive neighborhood of La Jolla. Lower Hermosa was developed in the 1920’s, and it is home to some of the most breathtaking homes, built steps from the sand, just across the west side of the Boulevard. To get a feel for this picture perfect, quintessential Southern California Beach neighborhood, it is home to Camino de la Costa, which has been dubbed “The Street of Dreams.” Tourists and locals alike come to Lower Hermosa to admire the awe-inspiring homes on this street as they walk along the coast, stopping at the many breathtaking ocean look-out points and beaches like Devils, North bird, South bird, and Calumet Park along the way. Living in Lower Hermosa is truly a dreamy lifestyle, being built right on the water, many of these homes have front-row-center bountiful, blue ocean views, where they can watch the surf, hear the waves crashing up against the rocks, and watch the beautiful sunsets from the best seats in the house. Lower Hermosa, which is situated between Law St. Beach and Windansea, has many different beaches to enjoy such as Hogan’s and Big Rock. Lower Hermosa is within an easy walking distance to all of the quaint little shops, restaurants and cafes in Bird Rock. the residents of La Jolla Hermosa are often seen outside, walking, jogging, biking, enjoying the beach and lifestyle that comes with living here. Homes in lower hermosa range from 3 million to 30+ million and have a 30% increase in value from its sister neighborhood, Upper Hermosa, located adjacent to Lower Hermosa, on the east side of the blvd. Children who grow up here will attend Bird Rock Elementary, La Jolla High School and Muirlands Middle School. There are also many great private schools in the neighborhood. Private school options for elementary school in La Jolla are All Hallows Academy, Children’s School, Evans School, Gillespie School, La Jolla Country Day, and Stella Maris. Private middle school options in La Jolla are Bishops, La Jolla Country Day and Stella Maris Academy. Private high schools in La Jolla include Bishop’s and La Jolla Country Day.