Alsace Lorraine Real Estate & Community Information

Alsace Lorraine Real Estate & Community Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alsace Lorraine is a beautiful, highly sought-after neighborhood located in Half Moon Bay, California. The close proximity to beaches, coastal trails, schools, shops and restaurants of downtown Half Moon Bay make it a perfect destination for any family. The total population of Alsace Lorraine is approximately 840 residents and has a median property value of $1,300,000. The neighborhood has many sizeable, stunning homes and offers a safe community with friendly and welcoming neighbors. A common scene within this quaint neighborhood is families walking their dogs, children giggling as they play and neighbors greeting one another.

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Shopping and Dining in Alsace Lorraine

With an easy walk to downtown Half Moon Bay, there are endless shopping and dining options for families of Alsace Lorraine to explore. Within the epicenter of Half Moon Bay lies the charming downtown area of Main Street, which is bursting with beautiful buildings and unique specialty stores from art galleries to local bookstores. There are also shopping options ranging from fine jewelry stores and floral boutiques to golf and sports stores, furniture stores, craft shops, western lore, garden specialty stores and even gourmet chocolate shops (sure to please any sweet tooth!). There are romantic Bed and Breakfasts around the area that are perfect for an intimate staycation, and fresh picked seasonal vegetables and flowers from local farms along Route 92. From May to November each year there is also a local farmer’s market located in downtown Half Moon Bay.

Alsace Lorraine residents are fairly spoiled when it comes to local dining options in the area. Foodies will relish in the variety of dishes from homemade pastas, vegetables, farm-fresh salads, and cheese to local, just-caught fish and seafood dishes. There are numerous acclaimed dining establishments with cuisines ranging from Mediterranean, Thai, Japanese, Mexican and Italian. The area is also busy with local bakeries and cafes, cozy pubs and restaurants with breathtaking ocean views. For the wine lovers, be sure to check out Eno at The Ritz-Carlton or Half Moon Bay Wine and Cheese for their tasting rooms that offer a broad range of rare wines and flights.

Pasta Moon restaurant is a local favorite that specializes in innovative Italian cooking. They offer dishes like homemade pizza, pastas and deserts, and incorporate local, organic produce, premium meats and poultry. The menu at Pasta Moon changes on a regular basis depending on the produce that is in season, ensuring a unique experience for guests each time they visit!  Half Moon Bay Brewing Company is another crowd pleaser with their tasty food, handcrafted beers (brewed fresh onsite), dog-friendly patio and breathtaking views of the harbor. They use only seasonal, local ingredients to craft their menu that is comprised mainly of garden-fresh salads, homemade soups, juicy burgers, slow roasted ribs and just-caught seafood.

 

Parks and Recreation in Alsace Lorraine

Alsace Lorraine and the surrounding area boasts a wide selection of free fun and entertainment for the whole family. For those looking for a walkable, beautiful park in the area, Ocean View Park is your place to be. It is located in a lovely, upscale neighborhood with numerous play structures, grills, picnic tables, plenty of parking and beautiful landscaping. Half Moon Bay State Beach is a protected beach that stretches 4 miles and is the perfect setting for some fun in the sun. Many beachgoers enjoy the stretch of sandy beaches for sunbathing, picnicking and fishing, and surfers appreciate the unusual waves that are unique to Half Moon Bay State Beach. Pillar Point Harbor is a county park located at the north end of the bay that is most known for the well-kept trails most used by bikers and hikers of the area. Pillar Point is also known as having some of the tallest surf in California after large storms, perfect for any surfer looking for a little thrill.

Golf lovers of Alsace Lorraine will be pleased to find two world renowned golf courses in the area at Half Moon Bay Golf Links. The Ocean Course and Old Course are internationally celebrated and distinguishably different in their design and experience. The breathtaking coastal landscape, ideal playing conditions and refreshing salty breezes make these two 18-hole championship courses a golfer’s paradise. If an evening of theatre is of interest to you, be sure to check out the Coastal Repertory Theatre. The theatre was founded in 1986 and provides first class theatrical entertainment and performances to the surrounding communities. Lastly, the community of Half Moon Bay is widely known for the Pumpkin Festival that is held every October. This event draws large crowds of families for two days filled with music, food, art, shopping and endless pumpkins. They even put on a “hometown” parade that brings the warm feeling of a loving, close knit community to life!

 

Schools, Health and Transportation in Alsace Lorraine

Families living in the Alsace Lorraine neighborhood attend schools located within the Cabrillo Unified School District. This district serves approximately 4,400 students and is comprised of four elementary schools, one middle school, one high school and one continuation school. The schools are comprised of Alvin S. Hatch Elementary School, Kings Mountain Elementary School, Sea Crest School (Private K-8), El Granada Elementary School, The Wilkinson School (Private Preschool), Manuel F. Canha Intermediate School, Pilarcitos Alternative (continuation) school and Half Moon Bay High School. A few colleges in the nearby area include College of San Mateo, Canada College, Skyline College, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco State University, Notre Dame de Namur University, California Culinary Academy and Stanford.

In terms of healthcare, Alsace Lorraine families are centrally located to many topnotch care facilities. A few of these include Stanford Health Care, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, Sequoia Hospital, Seton Medical Center and California Pacific Medical Center. The Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center is also not too far from the Alsace Lorraine neighborhood. This inpatient/outpatient, diagnostic, emergency and psychiatric facility is the only Level One trauma center in Northern San Mateo County.

Commuting is a breeze for residents of Alsace Lorraine due to the easily accessible roads winding in and out of the area. For public transportation, the San Mateo County Transit District offers SamTrans bus service and the Caltrain commuter rail, and the closest airport for residents is the San Francisco International Airport.

 

Contact Information

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