Del Mar – Del Mar Woods condos for sale in a 248 units condominium complex near the coastal community of Del Mar, California.
Located on the south-west side of Del Mar, the Del Woods condo complex offers an oceanfront community with terrific views.
Each condo offers ocean views and beach access with private view decks just a short ways from the sandy beach.
Del Mar Woods Homeowners Association requires monthly dues. The dues pay for:
- Cable TV
- Hot Water
- Trash Facilities with pickup and
- Common Area Maintenance
The Del Mar Woods community provides a:
- Centrally located Clubhouse with a Recreation Room
- Swimming Pool
- Spa & Hot Tub
- Exercise Room
- Community BBQ Grills
- Tennis Courts and
- Ample Free Parking for residents and their guests
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Surrounding Communities near Del Mar Woods Condos
Del Mar counted as one of the most exclusive beach towns in all of San Diego County. Del Mar adequately described as a “quaint” beach town considered as the most desirable place to live on the beach within the greater San Diego area.
The City of Del Mar consists of several different communities spread across the beach. Its downtown bursts with delicious restaurants, high-end shopping, and world-class hotels lining Camino Del Mar, the main street in the heart of Del Mar. The surrounding downtown area beach homes command huge premiums in price. Residential condos and single-family homes mixed in with around the oceanfront and within a few block radius from the beach. Often referred to as the “Old Del Mar” vicinity featuring many homes dating back to the early 1920’s.
Past the downtown vicinity features luxury communities nestling on the east side of the I-5 freeway. Famous gated communities such as Polo Estates, Las Vistas, and the Fairbanks Polo Club situated on the outskirts of Del Mar City.
However, the biggest attraction remains the Fairgrounds area. The annual tradition of horse racing draws thousands of visitors to the Del Mar area.
The City of Del Mar
Located in San Diego County, just 20 miles north of San Diego. The City of Del Mar only contains a population estimated at 4,400 making it a very small “city” on the beach. Its total area of only 1.8 square miles supports the “small” city on the beach persona. With beachfront on one side, the Los Peñasquitos Lagoon sits on the southern edge of Del Mar.
The Spanish words “Del Mar” mean “by the sea” or “of the sea” since its location on the Pacific Ocean coast.
Founded by Colonel Jacob Taylor in 1885 when he purchased 339 acres to build a seaside resort for the rich and famous. In 1985, the L.A. Times published a story about “Del Mar’s Colorful, Checkered Past” worth reading.
An elected city council of five members and a mayor governs the City of Del Mar.
Education for the City of Del Mar
Del Mar Restaurants
Exclusive communities deserve exquisite cuisine.
Addison Restaurant located in the Five Diamond Mediterranean Estate Hotel Fairmont Grand Del Mar proudly boasts as San Diego’s only Mobil Five Star and AAA Five Diamond rated restaurant. Featuring award-winning Chef William Bradley, expect nothing but fresh local ingredients prepared with classical French flavors and paired with exotic wine selections displayed in a floor to ceiling glass wall wine room situated in the main dining room.
Arterra Restaurant situated in the San Diego Marriott Del Mar Hotel. Arterra offers a modern setting to enjoy classic cuisine. Features eclectic meals with made-from-scratch ingredients. Their bar specializes in hand-crafted signature cocktails.
Jake’s Del Mar Restaurant offers beachfront dining right on the sand. Featuring floor to ceiling window ocean and beach breathtaking views. For over 30 years, Jake’s Chef Duvinh Ta offers innovative cooking with preparations of fresh fish, shellfish and premium meats.
Trip Advisor Recommends Two Del Mar Restaurants
Every city review must include Trip Advisor recommendations. The following two come with 4.5 (out of 5.0) ratings from over 150 reviews for each one:
Market Restaurant & Bar features award-winning Chef Carl Schroeder offering seasonal dishes only using the freshest local grown hand-selected ingredients. Seasonal produce accompanies fresh seafood and high-quality meats. Voted by Open Table as one of the Top 100 Restaurants in America for 2017. Visit their website.
Board & Brew offers the best sandwiches in Del Mar since 1979. Situated in a 1,200 square foot shop. Famous for their home-made marinades and secret sauce. Their sandwiches accompanied with local craft beers features grilled chicken and meats along with various artisan bread. A relaxing change of pace from the other fancy restaurants mentioned above. Visit their website.
Things to Do in Del Mar
With local weather ranging from a low of 64 degrees Fahrenheit in December to the low 80’s during the summer, Del Mar offers plenty of great things to do all year round.
Del Mar Beaches
The three most popular local beaches recommended by Trip Advisor include:
Del Mar City Beach the main Del Mar city beach starting at the Powerhouse Park going north to the San Dieguito River lagoon entrance. Del Mar Beach rated as one of the best beaches in San Diego County.
Dog Beach located on the other side of the lagoon entrance. The official name for “Dog Beach” is Del Mar North Beach. Its nickname derives from its popularity with local dogs who roam around the beach all day long.
Torrey Pines State Beach located south of Del Mar provides a coastal beach with a picturesque landscape. Popular with local surfers for its north side with waves reaching 8 feet. Situated below a 300-foot sandstone cliff of golden and white stone. The county highway crosses the entrance only offering limited free parking.
Del Mar Parks
Trip Advisor also recommends this park with 4.5 rating:
Seagrove Park provides beautifully maintained lawns in a scenic oceanside park to relax and picnic with beach access. Open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day. Alcohol only permitted with appropriate events. However, glass, catered foods (catering companies), picnic baskets and coolers, acoustic music, battery operated boom box, bringing own chairs and tables along with a canopy up to 10’ by 10’ all allowed. Fires, tents, generators, or amplified music not allowed. BBQ using only propane is OK.
Del Mar Attractions
Del Mar racetrack the most famous attraction in Del Mar. Pure Thoroughbred Club provides horse racing located on the Del Mar Fairgrounds during the summer. The Club built by partners Bing Crosby, Gary Cooper, Oliver Hardy, and Joe E. Brown demonstrates the popularity of Del Mar with Hollywood actors. It opened in 1937. The famous racehorse Seabiscuit raced here.
The San Diego County Fair held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds every summer since 1936. It’s the largest county fair in the United States with over 1.5 million attending every year.
Del Mar Antique Show held on the Del Mar Fairgrounds three times a year since 1961. California’s longest running family-owned antique show. The exhibition space expands over 55,000 square feet
Del Mar Famous Residents
Many famous actors, entertainers, musicians, and sports figures lived in Del Mar:
Desi Arnaz the famous TV comedy star in the 50’s lived near the racetrack until his death.
Jimmy Durante, actor and comedian lived on the Del Mar beach for such a long time there’s a street named after him.
Willie Shoemaker, famous jockey, lived on the beach in North Del Mar near the racetrack.
Del Mar – Del Mar Woods condos for sale offers oceanfront access, great views, a community pool, spa, sauna, tennis courts, BBQ grills, exercise and recreation room. Plenty of free parking for residents and guests.
The City of Del Mar a luxurious community filled with history and famous past and current residents. Excellent schools for your entire family. Fine cuisine at many local restaurants along with beautiful beaches and parks for your entire family to enjoy.
Del Mar attractions include a world-famous racetrack and a large active fairgrounds.
Contact Us to learn more about the Del Mar Woods condos along with the community surrounding Del Mar.
Steven Rich, MBA – Guest Blogger
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