About Cabo Del Mar Condos: Huntington Beach
Positioned in Northwest Huntington Beach and situated near the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve are the gated Cabo del Mar condominiums. Amenities are vast at Cabo del Mar: catch some rays sitting poolside, get your sweat on playing a round of tennis or racquetball in the on-site courts, or relax in the sauna. Each unit has an outdoor space, in either patio or balcony form; some patios even extend up to 20 feet! Hosting barbeques during the summer is ideal with the outdoor spaces and access to ...
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the clubhouse. High vaulted ceilings, large windows and sliding glass doors create a spacious environment, filled with natural light. With a homeowner association established, the building upkeep and landscaping are both continuously updated and kept in excellent condition. Depending on the location within the community, some of the condos back up onto the Bolsa Chica Wetlands and may also have excellent views of the ocean.
Built in 1983, these 288 units are made up of studio, one and two-bedroom floorplans. The single-story studios start at 535 square feet and all feature wood-burning fireplaces, large bathtubs and laundry closets. Skylights and sliding glass doors allow lots of natural light to filter in and makes the space appear larger. One bedroom condominiums start at 761 square feet and floorplans range in one, two and three-story styles. All living rooms are equipped with double-sided fireplaces, dual walk-in closets and a master bathroom with double vanity sinks. A few of the one bedroom floorplans even offer a loft space that can be used as an office or a playroom. The two-bedroom plans are similar to the one-bedroom style, but range in a higher square footage, between 923 – 1,110 square feet. Some even have a spiral staircase that leads to an additional loft space.
Cabo Del Mar Price Analysis
Prices of the homes in Cabo del Mar range between $409,000 – 425,000, which is just below the average price in the current Huntington Beach condo market. Similar style condominiums have the average price tag of $434,484, which is 2% higher than Cabo del Mar. The median sales price in the 92649 zip code is $692,000, making the condos price point 63% lower than average.
Living in Cabo Del Mar Condos
Backing up onto the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, the Cabo del Mar condos are excellent for those who like to spend some time outside. The Bolsa Chica Wetlands are filled with paths that are easy and flat for all to walk on, all while enjoying ocean views. A bike path is also in close radius to the condos. Take it down to Huntington State Beach or continue on by connecting to the Huntington Beach Bike Trail, a trail that winds along the beach, which can lead to Main Street and even all the way down to the Santa Ana River.
Several parks surround Cabo del Mar, including Gibbs Park, Marine View Park, Carr Park, Wieder Park and Harbour View Park. Gibbs Park is excellent for picnicking and also known for its Monarch butterfly migration. Also great for its picnicking is Carr Park, where you can also grill and fish.
Cabo del Mar is not conveniently located near downtown Main Street, but is nearby several excellent shopping centers and a few smaller restaurants. Ralph’s, CVS, Walgreens and Albertsons are all close by, some even within walking distance. The Huntington Harbor Mall is home to several shops and restaurants. A Trader Joe’s is also conveniently located in the mall. Casual dining spots are located around the condominiums, such as Starbucks, Porky’s Pizza, Green Street Café and Buon Gusto.
Harbour View Elementary School, Marine View Middle School and Huntington Beach High School are the assigned schools for this neighborhood. Harbour View Elementary School, a California Distinguished School, has received a nine out of ten using the API school rating system. Test proficiency in math and English are both well above the state average. Marine View Middle School received an eight out of ten API rating and has also has testing rates above the state average. Dance and music programs are available for students.
Huntington Beach High School received a ten out of ten on the GreatSchools rating system and is also a California Distinguished School. Student testing ranks much higher than the state average in English and math proficiency. The high school has a 99% graduation rate, far above the state average of 81%. Of that group, 67% are eligible to attend a university in the Cal State University or California University system, compared to the 42% state average. The school is also the host campus for the audition-only magnet art’s program, the Academy for the Performing Arts (APA). Available programs to study at APA consist of acting, costume design, dance, dramatic production, MMET Media, MMET Popular Music, musical theatre, orchestra and technical theatre. A wide array of sports of are offered at Huntington Beach High School, including water polo, volleyball, tennis, golf, football, cross country, field hockey, basketball, soccer, wrestling, baseball, lacrosse, swimming, softball, track and surfing—in fact, Huntington Beach was the first school to ever have a Varsity surf team.
Pros and Cons of living in a Cabo Del Mar Condo
The amenities at Cabo del Mar are superior to most. The condos may not be in the best location in Huntington Beach, but what is offered inside the gates make up for it quite a bit. The Cabo del Mar neighborhood may not be considered the liveliest neighborhood in Huntington Beach and travel by car is a must to get to most shopping and fine dining. For those who love the outdoor life, there are several options to explore just by stepping out your front door. With hiking paths throughout the Wetlands and bike paths just to the south, there are plenty of ways to get your appetite wet for the outdoors. Another great aspect of the homes in Cabo del Mar is the price point. Falling just shy of the average price for similar condos, the del Mar homes are a great deal.
Who is it best for?
The Cabo del Mar homes most likely appeal to someone who appreciates a quieter lifestyle but still wants to live in the Huntington Beach zip code. If you are looking for excellent amenities and enjoy hosting, these condos are a great fit. With the pool and tennis courts, outdoor activities are available to enjoy year round. These activities don’t end inside the gates of Cabo del Mar—there are several ways to enjoy the outdoors nearby.
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