Monterey Real Estate has the atmosphere of a typical small city with an abundance of California history. Monterey was founded in 1770 and later became our original State Capitol, making it a virtual history lesson. There is a two mile path that runs through Monterey with markers identifying over 50 historic buildings. It is not just the buildings, but the writings of Steinbeck and studies marine biologist Doc Ricketts,that keep the history alive. Another first was Del Monte golf course which opened in 1897.
Monterey is the hub of the Peninsula. It houses the Department of Language Institute, the famous Sardine factory and is a mecca for tourist activities including the Wharf and world-famous aquarium.
Monterey Real Estate Housing varies from small cottages and duplexes with fabulous bay views, to private golf-front estate homes. Within a short drive you will find beautiful ranches and estate homes with plenty of acreage, It also provides great opportunities for those wanting to live within blocks of downtown amenities.
Enjoy year round outdoor activities including scuba diving, kayaking, sailing, biking, whale watching, birding and wine tastings. Monterey provides the ‘night life’ lifestyle for those that want to have a late night dinner, go dancing, to the mall or catch an artsy movie.
Highway 68- The area inland to Monterey offers much warmer weather and acreage. The weather can be 10-20 degrees warmer than the coast depending on the time of year. Homes range from horse property, golf front, and estates with expansive Monterey bay views.