Ocean Beach, likely one of the most laid back places in southern California, is a beachfront neighborhood of San Diego. It harkens back to the 1950s and 1960s, when California was truly finding its surf-style groove. Unlike other San Diego neighborhoods, Ocean Beach has as its main business antique stores. It is a clean, friendly beach community where residents enjoy the local surf, fine dining options, and the local recreation.
Ocean Beach, with its clean, fresh beaches, affordable housing, and local accessible schooling, gives residents the opportunity to rediscover what California was like back in the 1950s and 1960s with all the modern conveniences of today. Schools are clean and modern, while residents can enjoy a quick commute to work. While the convenience to work is nice, so is the escape back to the beach. Life in Ocean Beach is almost a perfect balance.
Ocean Beach has condos and townhomes although most properties in the area detached homes. Homes vary in size and price and have something to fit nearly any budget. Many of the larger luxury homes have been remodeled to show of the spectacular ocean views. The neighborhood is fairly densely populated as it only covers approximately 1.4 square miles and boasts over 12,000 residents along these coastal waters. Another feature of living in Ocean Beach is it's location and easy access to Interstate 8, I-5, 163, and the 94.