Los Angeles is a constantly evolving playground with something for everyone. Whether you’re drawn towards the vibrant cityscape and Hollywood vibes or you prefer the laid back beach lifestyle of Pacific Palisades, Venice, and South Bay, Los Angeles’ sprawling terrain houses it all. At Thomas James Homes, we know that the right home is also about location. That’s why we build in the most desirable neighborhoods of Southern California, the Bay Area, and the Pacific Northwest. So if you’re looking for the right spot to call home, check out some of the neighborhoods below where you can find a TJH home.
Stretching along the southern shore of Santa Monica Bay are South Bay’s coastal neighborhoods. Marina Del Rey, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, and Palos Verdes are just a few of the iconic communities that draw young professionals, couples, and families to the area. Plus, with some of the highest public school ratings, close proximity to the beach, and quick access to Downtown Los Angeles, the benefits of living in South Bay make it one of the most desirable coastal areas.
1901 Elm Avenue, South Bay
While Venice Beach has transformed over the years, it has kept its unique character as a vibrant, hip, and diverse neighborhood. So much of what locals love about Venice is its walkability—to boutique shops, hipster coffee shops, craft restaurants and bars, and of course the beach. The trendy neighborhood has a mix of rich history, local culture, and carefree personality that many established young professionals call home.
3628 Maplewood Avenue
Situated between Venice and Culver City, Mar Vista is a small, tranquil neighborhood that’s home to a diverse population of students, professionals, and families. With new developments over the past few years, Mar Vista has become home to new eateries, boutiques, entertainment, and amenities—also making it one of the best places to live in LA.
3641 Barry Avenue, Mar Vista
Most people associate Hollywood with classic movie glamor and stars, but it’s actually Culver City that’s known as the Heart of Screenland. Home to Sony Pictures Studios and Amazon Studios, Culver City is a neighborhood on the rise. It combines a thriving restaurant scene, indie coffee shops, parks and pedestrian-friendly streets for a trendy urban feel near the heart of Los Angeles.
4148 Minerva Avenue, Culver City Area
Wherever you live in Pacific Palisades, you’ll be able to enjoy cool ocean breezes, spectacular sunsets over the water, and easy beach access. It’s why this area feels more like a vacation retreat than an urban neighborhood. While it has a small beach town feel, Pacific Palisades also offers convenient access to large parks, hiking and bike trails, golf courses, and plenty of ways to enjoy the Southern California coastline.
915 Hartzell Street, Pacific Palisades
Covering Beverly Hills, Westwood, Brentwood, Century City, there’s no denying that West Los Angeles puts you minutes from everything you could want. It offers close proximity to the ocean, desirable family-friendly neighborhoods, highly rated schools, and walkability to restaurants, shops, and entertainment. It’s no wonder that West LA’s neighborhoods are a prime location for potential homeowners looking for a convenient area with desirable amenities.
2914 Motor Avenue, West LA