With the beautiful beach to the west, Pacific Beach to the north and Point Loma to the south, Mission Beach is a gorgeous community with great entertainment and the beach in walking distance. Built on a sand bar adjacent to Mission Bay, Mission Beach San Diego spans nearly two miles of ocean front real estate. A fantastic boardwalk runs along the beach and the bay, making this area a hot commodity for buyers looking to live the dream. Mission Beach is often full of locals on the weekends and summers. The boardwalk serves as access all over the beach community, providing the perfect pathway for pedestrians, bikers, roller bladers, and skate boarders to hop from the beach to the bar. Attracting an eclectic community, Mission Beach is extremely laid back, making this a great place for buyers looking to live in the quintessential San Diego beach community.
Real estate in Mission Beach is just as eclectic as its residents, with beach cottages built in the 1930s and 1940s next to modern construction. Mission Beach is zoned for 36 residential dwellings per acre, making this area extremely unique to San Diego. Mission Beach also boasts the smallest lots in the city, averaging between 1,200 and 2,400 square feet. Median housing prices for this highly desirable beach community are $741,541 and average rental prices are $1,594. Mission Beach offers plenty of beach front vacation rentals all summer, making this community an almost even mix of renters and owners. Investors should pay attention to real estate trends and availabilities in this area because of the high value rents and vacation rental income opportunities. Mission Beach may not be the best family neighborhood to raise children because of the low owner occupancy and high tourist traffic in the area.
Attractions near Mission Beach include the boardwalk with carnival rides, games and an arcade, Sea World, Mission Bay Park, plenty of restaurants, tattoo shops, bars, and restaurants. Also in Mission Beach is the famous Wave House, a simulated wave machine playing host to great pool parties all summer. The Wave House has views of the ocean and is right on the boardwalk, making this a popular destination for the over 21 crowd during the summer. Because Mission Beach is developed on a sand bar, streets are small and narrow navigating through this community, making parking a hot commodity, especially during holidays, weekends, and all summer long.
Residents of Mission Beach are extremely eclectic, holding various jobs including quite a few active military, sales, retail, and management alike. While this area is extremely walkable, most residents need to endure the traffic and congestion during peak hours to get to work. Mission Beach is a great place for upwardly-mobile singles, young couples and investors to buy. Because of the beach location and great amenities and entertainment in walking distance, Mission Beach holds its property values extremely well, appreciating over the years. Contact us today to locate you the perfect place in Mission Beach.
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