About the Area
The Muirlands neighborhood of La Jolla was named after the beloved Naturalist John Muir who was also known as, “Father of Natural Parks” or “John of the Mountains”. The Muirlands neighborhood represents his influence in the style of the homes and the landscaping, and his awesome refurbished estate still exists in the neighborhood for people to enjoy. The area of Muirlands is a highly desirable, older neighborhood of La Jolla, located on the Western Slope of Mount Soledad. The neighborhood was developed in 1954 and has continued to do so over the years. The Muirlands neighborhood is known for its luxury estates and Pacific Ocean Views. Muirlands is a larger, yet quiet neighborhood of La Jolla with over 1,000 residents and many ranch style, classic and different types of homes, both old and new. The best way to describe the homes you see in the Muirlands neighborhood is “unique luxury.” The Muirlands Neighborhood has plenty of trees, and not many street lights, which allows for a display of beautiful starry nights. Prices in Muirlands vary and can range anywhere from $2-10 million. If you live in Muirlands, you are just a quick drive from all of the shopping, dining and entertainment The Village of La Jolla has to offer. Living in the Muirlands neighborhood, you are right up the street from world famous Windansea Beach, a beach-lover and surfers paradise where legends from all over the world love to surf at. Cars are the main mode of transportation in this neighborhood, but there is something close by for everyone in the family to enjoy! Children who grow up here and go to public school will attend La Jolla Elementary, La Jolla High School, Muirlands Middle School, and can easily bike to school. There are also many great private schools in the neighborhood. Private school options for elementary 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.
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About the Area
Muirlands West is nestled between the La Jolla Country Club and it’s big brother Muirlands Neighborhood. Muirlands West has many similar characteristics to its big brother. Here, you can find lots of trees, wide streets and many cul-de-sacs. The homes in the Muirlands West were built in the 1970′s and 80′s, and many of the houses have been beautifully remodeled since. One of the most appealing characteristics to people who decide to live in Muirlands West is that it is the smallest of all sixteen La Jolla Neighborhoods, which makes for a safe, family oriented and tight-knit community. Muirlands West homes reflect just that, many are single level and of comfortable size for a growing family, sit on large lots, and have pools and big backyards for kids to play in. Muirlands West homes start around $1.5 million and range to about $4 million. From here, you are walking distance to Mount Soledad Natural Park and the Mount Soledad cross, which sits at the top of Nautilus Street and is a La Jolla landmark and a National Veterans Memorial. From here, you can get a breathtaking three hundred sixty degree view of San Diego County. The main mode of transportation in the Muirlands West neighborhood is by car, and you are just a quick drive from the beaches of La Jolla, La Jolla High and the Village. Children who live in Muirlands West will attend Bird Rock Elementary, La Jolla High School and Muirlands Middle School. Lucky for them, it is a quick bike ride or walk to Muirlands Middle School and All Hallows Academy, which is a private school. As you drive through Muirlands West you will often see kids in this Neighborhood going to and from school. There are also many great private school options in La Jolla. 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.