Malibu

Malibu – Make no mistake, this place is special. Malibu is an affluent beach city located approximately 30 miles West of Downtown Los Angeles. Per the most recent census data, it boasts a population of 12,645, has a median age of 47 and provides a life and lifestyle like no other. The city is bordered by the Santa Monica Mountains (Agoura Hills, Woodland Hills and Calabasas) to the North, Pacific Ocean to the South, Topanga to the East and Ventura County to the West. Nearby cities include Pacific Palisades and Santa Monica. It’s plentiful infrastructure combined with a close proximity to airports, transportation and industry make it an ideal location for executives, celebrities and families to call home.

Schools – boasting state recognition for achievement, Malibu public school offerings include three elementary and one combined junior/senior high school:
Webster Elementary – central Malibu
Juan Cabrillo Elementary – Malibu Park
Point Dume Elementary – Western Malibu
Malibu High School – Western Malibu (grades 6-12)

Private schools: Carlmont, Our Lady of Malibu, New Roads, Colin McEwen High School, St. Aidan’s School.

College – Pepperdine University

Services – Malibu has three conveniently located post offices, receives it’s fire services through Los Angeles County Fire Department and policing services through the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Dining – In a region known for its celebrity clientele, you would be surprised to find so many options ranging from $ to $$$$$. From special occasions to a first date, family meal or a post surfing session burrito, Malibu has a spot for everyone: Dukes, Cholada Thai, Country Kitchen, Geoffrey’s, V’s, Mastro’s Ocean Club, Nobu, Paradise Cove Beach Cafe, Moonshadows, Taverna Tony, Casa Escobar, Malibu Seafood, Café Habana, Reel Inn, Malibu Farm Pier Cafe, The Sunset, Lilly’s Café & Pasteries, Bui Sushi and Ollie’s Duck & Dive.

Fun Facts – Chances are that if you surf, run, bike or hike you’ve dreamed of doing it here or, at least, viewed amazing photographs from those who have made the trek. Malibu offers an unparalleled outdoor experience through it’s miles of public trails, beaches and fitness options. Home to the Michael Landon Community Center, Malibu has dedicated Little League and AYSO facilities near the center of town. Surfrider Beach was designated as the 1st World Surfing Reserve in 2010. The City of Malibu proudly hosts a number of fun activities each year: Art & Wine Festival, Chili Cook Off, International Film Festival and is home to the Malibu Nautica Triathlon. Hollywood continues to leave its mark on Malibu as the City affords and ideal backdrop for film, TV and music videos. Film projects shot here include: Gidget and 1960’s surf movies, Planet of the Apes and the Iron Man collection. TV shoots include the Rockford Files, Love American Style, the O.C. and Bravo’s hit Million Dollar Listing LA. The who’s who of music continue to settle upon Malibu for their video productions including Mahriah Carey, Shania Twain, One Direction and Selena Gomez.

Neighborhoods – From apartments, guesthouses and condos to family neighborhoods, equestrian properties and luxurious beach estates, Malibu remains somewhere that everyone may call home. What draws you here is what will keep you from leaving…an unmatched lifestyle in close proximity to downtown, airports and all things business. Surrounded by the most beautiful coastline in the world, Malibu remains a mecca for those desiring to live life to its fullest by enjoying the quintessential California lifestyle.

Broad Beach – Beach front or bluff top, the Broad Beach section of Malibu offers one mile of exquisite coastline and boasts many of the area’s most desirable homes. Nestled between Zuma Beach and Victoria Point, it offers a stunning array of natural beauty as homes are set amongst rolling dunes, magnificent rock formations and positioned to take full advantage of a true beach lifestyle. Convenient to shopping and schools, this region affords more buying power for those seeking their Malibu dream.

Carbon Beach – Often referred to as “Billionaires Beach”, Carbon Beach is truly a one of a kind place to call home. Considered to be the most affluent and beautiful stretches of coastal property in the world it affords truly world-class architecture and development. It’s convenient central Malibu location, nearby amenities, dry sand beaches and bevy of celebrity neighbors makes it one of the most sought after locations in all of Malibu.

Malibu Colony – Guard gated, scenic and considered to be the original epicenter of town. From seemingly modest family homes to extraordinary estates the area harkens back to the golden age through its architecture and relaxed beach lifestyle. If you desire the utmost in security while being able to walk or golf cart to shop, dine or enjoy a day at the beach you will find it here.

Malibu Road – Running parallel to PCH in central Malibu lies an area you wouldn’t expect to find in this celebrity enclave. Malibu Road offers a premier hideaway for those seeking the utmost in luxurious oceanfront lifestyle. Bordered by the Pacific Ocean and adjacent Malibu Bluffs, you are afforded protection from the frenetic pace of life by hiking trails, expansive beaches and nearby Michael Landon Center; a sports and recreation complex featuring baseball fields and a popular family park.

Point Dume – If there was ever such a thing as a living Malibu time capsule, Point Dume just may be it. Folks that call this area home are drawn here by the ability to provide a family-centric lifestyle. Point Dume is all about community and stays that way due to its tree-lined streets, fantastic family neighborhoods, sheltered location, dazzling beaches and grand equestrian estates. Aptly named the “Malibu Riviera”, your active lifestyle begins here as you settle in to surf, swim, hike, bike and recreate throughout the incredible geography.