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Huntington Beach is the largest the beach side city in Orange County. Huntington Beach is known locally as both, HB and “Surf City, USA.” It has the longest the stretch of uninterrupted sandy beach in Orange County at 8.5 miles. Huntington Beach is bordered by the Pacific Ocean, Seal Beach, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Westminster and Fountain Valley. The population is approximately 190,000. Huntington Beach has year round mild weather providing for excellent surf conditions. HB is known for its true beach spirit and culture. Huntington Beach is 35 miles south of Los Angeles and 95 north of San Diego. The John Wayne Airport is just a short drive away. The Orange County Performing Arts Center is in the bordering town of Costa Mesa and provides top notch entertainment. The University of California at Irvine is the closest the major university.
Huntington Beach provides is great place to look for an entry level home in the Orange County real estate market. Let the Franco Team help you search the many possibilities that Huntington Beach has to offer. Homes in Huntington Beach can range from entry level condos and single family homes in the price range of 300,000 to 400,000 dollars to custom built water front estates that range in price from three to four million dollars. There are four areas that Huntington Beach is broken up into South, West, Northwest and Northeast, each area, has many smaller neighborhoods making it up. Price is dependent of view, size of property and amenities the neighborhood offers. Harbour Vista, Holly Street Townhouses, Elevator, Beach Walk and Cape Ann are just a handful of neighborhoods that represent what is available in Huntington Beach. The views in Huntington Beach are of the Huntington Beach Harbor, the Pacific Ocean and breathing sunsets. There are both guard gated communities and non-guard gated communities to choose from.
Students in Huntington Beach attended schools in the Huntington Beach City School District. There are seven elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. The shared values amongst the schools include high academic standards, that each student will learn to their full potential, that collaboration between staff, students, parents and community is necessary, and in data and research based instruction. There are 24 private schools in Huntington Beach, as well. Among them are Brethen Christian Junior and High School, Coastline Christian School, Carden Academy, Fusion Academy and Hebrew Academy.
Known as “Surf City, USA,” Huntington Beach has consistent surf waves throughout the year. These waves are created by the edge-diffraction of the open ocean swells around Catalina Island. In the winter time, these swells are created by the North Pacific and in the summer the waves are generated from the combination of storms and hurricanes in the Southern Hemisphere. In addition to surfing there are many other activities to participate in such as horseback riding, beach volleyball, and jogging, biking and walking trails.
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