Lower Hermosa, Upper Hermosa and Birdrock  neighborhood guide with home prices



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8 Lower Hermosa

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15 Upper Hermosa
9 Birdrock

Quiet, wide, palm lined streets. One of the nicest residential areas in La Jolla developed from the 1920's through to 1980.

Camino De La Costa (The Street of Dreams) runs parallel with the ocean. Lower Hermosa has short cliffs and sandy beaches.

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1   La Jolla Farms
2   La Jolla Shores
3   La Jolla Heights
4   Hidden Valley
5   Country Club
6   Village
7   Beach-Barber
8   Lower Hermosa
15 Upper Hermosa
9   Bird Rock
10 Muirlands
14 Muirlands West
11 La Jolla Mesa
12 La Jolla Alta
13 Soledad South
La Jolla Village
00 La Jolla North

Homes:   There are about 500 homes in this entirely residential neighborhood.

Single family detached.  A variety of styles including Spanish on good sized lots. Some homes have wonderful ocean views, others are right on the water. Not much under $1,700,000. The even numbers of Camino de la Costa are right on the ocean - expensive (multi million).

Condos Only the odd small units.

Homes in Lower Hermosa

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Recently sold homes in Lower Hermosa:

Mesa Way

  3 beds 2 bath
Estimated SqFt: 1950

Camino De La Costa

5 beds 4.5 bath
Estimated SqFt: 4000

15 Upper Hermosa

A quiet neighborhood with some of the same flavor as Lower Hermosa, with lower prices.

Convenient for Birdrock shops and restaurants.



Single family detached. Spacious single family homes an average of 3,000 sq ft on good sized lots. Prices in the range of $1,500,000 to $2,500,000 depending on the view.  

Condos  None

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 Recently sold homes in Upper Hermosa:


 4 beds  3 bath
 Estimated SqFt: 2700

La Canada

4 beds 4 bath
 Estimated SqFt: 3067


Named for the large white rock just offshore, where birds gather. Good local shops and restaurants on La Jolla Boulevard.

Photo: Bird Rock Elementary

Beach: Ideal for diving and surfing. Tourmaline Beach - small scenic beach a favorite with surfers and divers. Swimming however, is not allowed.


Single family detached. Mostly built  between the 20's and 50's with some newer remodels. To the east of La Jolla Boulevard prices range from around $950,000 for 1,000 / 1,100 sg ft. Larger homes 1,500 to 2,000 sq ft sell from $1,200,000 and up. Homes to the west of La Jolla Boulevard significantly higher, anything on the ocean is in the millions (2 or 3 plus). 

Condos  A couple of small developments - 2 bedroom units sell from $400,000 plus. $600,000 plus with an ocean view on Chelsea.

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 Recently sold homes in Birdrock:

La Jolla Hermosa

3 beds 2 bath
Estimated SqFt: 1700


3 beds  2 bath
Estimated SqFt: 1761


 3 beds 2.5 bath
Estimated SqFt: 2711

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Important notice: All information compiled in good faith and deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be verified prior to making a decision to buy, sell or rent. Prices quoted based on recent sales reported by the La Jolla Real Estate Brokers Association and SANDICOR and are intended as a guide only.



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