Monterey County Real Estate Homes For Sale
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A Little About Monterey
Monterey County is located around Monterey Bay and the Pacific coastline in the central portion of California. It directly borders Santa Cruz County on the north and the Pacific Ocean on the west. The county seat of Monterey County is the city of Salinas, found in the Salinas River Valley. Monterey County has an aggregate population of 415,057 according to the 2010 census. Monterey County’s modern history stretches back to the beginning of California itself. The county was created in 1850 at the same time that statehood was granted to California. Monterey County takes its name from the eponymous Monterey Bay, which in turn was named after the County of Monterey and Viceroy of New Spain. Monterey County includes nearly four thousand square miles, making it substantially larger than some states, including Delaware, Hawaii, and Rhode Island. The majority of the population is concentrated around Salinas in the Salinas River Valley, although there are also a number of other large communities, including Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, and Soledad. Monterey County is home to a number of nature preserves and national forests, including the Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge, the Ventana Wilderness, Pinnacles National Monument, and Los Padres National Forest. The county is served by Salinas Municipal Airport, Monterey Peninsula Airport, and Marina Municipal Airport. Public transportation is provided by Amtrak as well as Monterey-Salinas Transit. Notable publications in the Monterey County area include the Monterey County Herald, the Carmel Pine Cone, the Monterey County Weekly, and the Salinas Californian. Despite having a relatively average median income, Monterey County consistently had some of the highest housing prices in the United States until the collapse of the real estate bubble in 2008. Current prices remain well below the peak of the market, although they are no longer as low as they were at the nadir of the most recent cycle.
There are a number of nationally recognized historical sites in Monterey County, including the Asilomar Conference Grounds, Carmel Mission, the Robinson Jeffers House, Milpitas Ranchhouse, the Point Pinos Lighthouse, and the Royal Presidio Chapel. San Antonio de Padua Mission and the Stevenson House are also found within the county limits. There are roughly two dozen different school districts in Monterey County, including some rather large districts such as the North Monterey County Unified School District, Salinas City Elementary School District, and the Santa Rita Union Elementary School District. Notable residents of Monterey County over the years include Robert Louis Stevenson, Robinson Jeffers, and Nobel Prize laureate John Steinbeck. One of the best known attractions of Monterey County is the Pacific coastline, which includes State Route 1, the 17 Mile Drive, Big Sur, and the Monterey Peninsula. There are three notable museums in Monterey County – the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the National Steinbeck Center, and the Monterey County Youth Museum. Other prominent historical and cultural sites in Monterey County include the Golden State Theater, the Forest Theater, the Golden Bough Playhouse, Monterey State Historic Park, Mission San Carlos (the burial site of mission founder Junipero Serra), and Cannery Row. Golfers residing in Monterey County can enjoy Pebble Beach, the Pacific Grove Municipal Golf Links, and the Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Courses. Those who enjoy the outdoors can hike, fish, and photograph in Pinnacles National Monument, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, the Elkhorn Slough, and Lake El Estero.
Newest Monterey County Homes For Sale
First time on market! Well maintained single level home offering 3 bed 2.5 baths, jetted tub, wood floors, 2 fireplaces,2 car garage & ample parking for guests. With an o...
Don't miss this opportunity to own a home in Carmel by the Sea for this price. 3 bed 2 bath, high ceilings, great courtyard. Hardwood floors under carpet. Circular drivew...
Situated in a Monterey sunbelt, this charming single level home is close to schools and parks. With large bedrooms, an open living area with newly finished hardwood floo...
Move right into this house,no work to be done. Well thought out floor plan, chef's kitchen, stainless steel appliances, low maintenance yard. Easy access to hwy 68 and th...
Magical butterflies & birds are regular guests in the garden. Perched majestically overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Beautiful open floor plan provides function and flow. ...
Extensive renovation just signed off. Serene location right by 17 Mile Drive, Community Hospital, Trails. View of the bay directly from the main living area. Open and ...
Located South of Ocean in the beautiful Emerald Forest section of Carmel, just four short blocks to town, sits this spectacular 4 BR, 3 BA home with detached artist's stu...
Big Sur style private retreat in Monterey! This rustic retreat offers total privacy with large windows looking out to surrounding trees. There is a green house, play ho...
Take a short stroll to Spanish Bay and the beach from this well maintained and 'move in ready' family home. Located on a very quiet street, the back garden offers a park ...
Propped on a sunny hillside in Monterey this 3 bed, 2.5 bath home measures over 1800 sq. ft. & is newer than most. The clean lines & modern style is softened by the beau...
Listing information is deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the Internet Data Exchange program of the MLSListingsTM MLS system. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Jeff Manson are marked with the Internet Data Exchange icon (a stylized house inside a circle) and detailed information about them includes the names of the listing brokers and listing agents. Copyright 2015 MLSListings. All rights reserved. This data is updated daily. Last updated April 01, 2015
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