At Home in Point Fermin

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The Point Fermin Neighborhood is Rich With History and ViewsPoint Fermin

San Pedro is home to several distinct neighborhoods, and one of them is the beautiful and peaceful Point Fermin area.

Point Fermin stretches from 25th and Gaffey Street to Cabrillo Beach. The neighborhood is home to several famous landmarks including the renowned Point Fermin Park, which houses the Point Fermin Lighthouse.

The park provides residents with 37 landscaped areas that are perfect for picnics, exercising, and spectacular sunset viewings.

 

Point Fermin

 

Bordering the coast, Catalina Island can also be viewed from the parks cliff side pathways. Along with a playground and amphitheater for community shows, the park houses the historic lighthouse, which was built in 1874.

Point Fermin lighthouse

The lighthouse is famous because it served as the first navigational light for transportation to the San Pedro Bay. The Stick Victorian style design of the building is still intact and is open to the public. Across the street from the lighthouse is another famous landmark: Walkers Café. The dive bar is famous for being used as a film set for Hollywood movies. However, their pea soup and cheap beer is also famous among the locals of San Pedro!

Just up the hill from Walkers Café in Angels Gate Park is the Korean Friendship Bell – a gorgeous monument donated to the people of Los Angeles by the people of the Republic of Korea in 1976. From the bells perch, visitors also get an incredible birds eye view of the coast and surrounding neighborhoods.

San Pedro

Cabrillo Beach – the city’s family friendly hangout– is named after Rodriguez Cabrillo who is accredited with the discovery of the San Pedro Bay in 1542. He called it Bahia de Los Fumas or “Bay of Smokes” because of the visible smoke from Native American fire pits just over the mountainous terrain.

Cabrillo Beach

Point Fermin today is an unpretentious, ocean side neighborhood with a close-knit community feel. Point Fermin is known as one of the most affordable ocean side neighborhoods in California to live in.

With a great selection of nearby schools to choose from, Point Fermin is a prime neighborhood for familes as well as single home buyers. Just one of the many options is Point Fermin Marine Science Magnet School, which is a historic school dating back to 1912. With its close access to the ocean, the school allows students to receive a hands-on science based education.

Homes in Point Fermin Neighborhood

Homes in Point Fermin sell for an average price that is 27% lower than all homes within a 20-mile radius of the neighborhood. 54.5% of properties in Point Fermin are homes, while 13.6% are townhomes and 31.8% are condos.

Point Fermin
When San Pedro was first being built up, residents chose to build homes closer to 1st street off of Gaffey or in the bordering city of Palos Verdes. The current Point Fermin neighborhood was not as popular though. As an incentive for residents to build up Point Fermin, the local government offered near by residents extremely affordable vacation cottages.

Point Fermin

Today, those cottages still line the streets of Point Fermin. While the homes closer to 1st and Gaffey are reminiscent of the Victorian era, the homes in Point Fermin have a beach cottage feel. Every home is unique and the neighborhood is often described as artsy, eclectic, and comparable to Venice Beach, California.

Point Fermin

If you move to Point Fermin, expect a laidback vibe. The neighborhood borders Palos Verdes, so residents have easy access to some of the best hiking trails in the state. If you live in Point Fermin, coastal jogs through Point Fermin Park could become a regular routine. You will also be treated to views of huge ships passing in and out of the harbor.

If you’d like more information on homes available in Point Fermin or another neighborhood, please fill out the contact form below ans we’d be happy to help.

Homes for Sale In Point Fermin

New Listing - a week online
$1,399,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
0.147
ACRES
LOS ANGELES
COUNTY
545 W 36th Street
San Pedro, CA 90731
 
$1,375,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,752
SQFT
548 Shepard Street
San Pedro, CA 90731
 
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,299,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
0.1148
ACRES
LOS ANGELES
COUNTY
735 W 30th Street
San Pedro, CA 90731
 
$1,049,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
LOS ANGELES
COUNTY
3218 Peck Avenue
San Pedro, CA 90731
Not Applicable-1 Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$959,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
0.1102
ACRES
LOS ANGELES
COUNTY
2519 S Denison Avenue
San Pedro, CA 90731
 
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$675,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,381
SQFT
3138 S Gaffey Street #7
San Pedro, CA 90731
 
$549,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
910
SQFT
3317 S Denison Avenue
San Pedro, CA 90731
 
Open House 02/22 at 12PM
$525,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,240
SQFT
718 W 37th Street #2
San Pedro, CA 90731
 

 

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