Rancho Palos Verdes Real Estate Information

Home to 41,145 residents, Ranch Palos Verdes sits atop the bluffs of Palos Verdes Peninsula and is well-known for its spectacular panoramic views of the sparkling Pacific Ocean below. At times, amazing views of Santa Catalina Island the grand vistas of the Southern California shoreline make living in Rancho Palos Verdes one of the most exclusive experiences in Los Angeles County.

A number of local attractions add to the rustic beauty of Rancho Palos Verdes. The half-centry old Wayfarers Chapel designed by Lloyd Wright is a historical landmark in the community as is the even older Point Vicente Lighthouse, built in 1926. A number of community-hosted events foster a close-knit community. Whale of a Day, the July 4th Independence Day Celebration, and Shakespeare by the Sea - Rancho Palos Verdes, are three of the more popular gatherings. A number of beach parks, civic centers, community centers, and regional parks comprise the vast offerings residents have at their disposal. The Point Vicente Interpretive Center provides not only recreational but also educational opportunities, especially during the whale watching season. The Department of Parks and Recreation sponsors weekly hikes and tours throughout the year. The Palos Verdes Golf Club and Los Verdes Golf Course and Country Club are located nearby on the Peninsula for avid golfers.

The award-winning Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District operates seventeen schools within the peninsula, offering residents of Rancho Palos Verdes with a number of quality K-12 options. Marymount College, a co-ed Roman Catholic two-year college is also located in Rancho Palos Verdes, offering a local alternative to other colleges in greater Los Angeles. A private K-12 school, Chadwick School, is also located in Rancho Palos Verdes. The peninsula as a whole is served by the Palos Verdes Library District that operates the three large libraries, located in the Peninsula Center, Miraleste, and Malaga Cove.