Oceanside Real Estate
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Oceanside is a classic California beach community with its 3.5 miles of white sandy beaches, historic wooden pier and Cape Cod-style harbor village complete with unlimited water sports and recreation. Oceanside has a 1,600 foot fishing pier and a 1,000 slip public marina. Offering a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle, the approximately 168,000 residents experience the casual spirit that made Southern California’s beach culture legendary. Considered by many as the gateway to San Diego, Oceanside is also central to Southern California’s famous attractions including LEGOLAND California, SeaWorld, Disneyland, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park. With its year round sunny climate, and average temperature of 70 degrees, Oceanside’s weather has been rated by USA Today as the second most ideal climate in the United States, and the fifth most ideal weather in the world. Step back in time by visiting the historic Mission San Luis Rey de Francia, the “King of the Missions”, and Heritage Park.
The bungalow house featured in Top Gun, starring Tom Cruise, is located on South Pacific Street, which is one street up from the Oceanside Strand, a section of residential houses along the coastline and the California Surf Museum is located in downtown Oceanside. In June 1997, a record 221,000 fans watched X Games III, held in San Diego and Oceanside and the surfing competition took place at the Oceanside Harbor Beach.
Since the establishment of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in 1942, Oceanside has been home to U.S. armed forces personnel. There is a patriotic sense of community pride and military personnel are active supporters and contribute to the local economy.
Oceanside offers a wide range of housing options from luxurious high rise condominiums and row houses located downtown overlooking the ocean, to beach cottages in the adjacent area and newer planned communities to the east.