Hello Montecito Heights, CA
A breathtaking oasis steps from the concrete jungle of DTLA. Beautifully preserved nature, rolling hills and million dollar views makes Montecito’s Heights and its homes for sale. North East LA’s newest hot spot. Some call it the “Topanga Canyon” of the Eastside.
Montecito Heights Real Estate: Its all about location
Montecito Heights depict the western border as being defined by the Arroyo Seco, with Cypress Park, Sycamore Grove, and Highland Park on the other side of the river. Ernest E. Debs Park is typically included in the north, with Hermon, Monterey Hills, and Rose Hill to the east. To the south are Happy Valley and Lincoln Heights.
Those Views Though!
A handful of houses for sale in Montecito Heights have incredible views of the Arroyo Seco, DTLA the San Gabriel Valley and, the clearest day, even the ocean. Montecito Heights and indeed all of Northeast Los Angeles are part of the Eastside but the Arroyo Seco location gives the Hermon, Mount Washington vibe versus Boyle or Lincoln Heights.
Montecito Heights Community
Montecito Heights is created of residents ranging from families with children, young couples and working professionals offering summer caps, and childcare as well as the Lotus Festival and Summer Night Lights.
Montecito Heights Activities
Montecito Heights Community Center – Home to the Montecito Heights Senior Citizen Center, an auditorium, basketball courts, a children’s play area, an indoor gym, picnic tables, tennis courts, volleyball courts, a weight room, a soccer field, and two baseball diamonds
Heritage Square – is a “living history museum” that was created to preserve structures which were in danger of being destroyed in the face of rapid, urban expansion.
Charles Flemming’s Secret Stairs – walking along the public stairways and stair streets of Montecito Heights and Happy Valley to which is described as a difficulty rating of five out of five
Montecito Heights Eats and Drinks – Montecito heights is mainly residential or nature, keeping the neighborhood clean and peaceful. Most people will hop over to Highland Park or Mount Washington for a fancy dinner or night out however there are 2 must try locations.
Blazing Stone Pizza – The mastermind behind Blazing Stone knows how to make a pie. They successfully merge premium quality ingredients into a relatively affordable pie that won’t turn away budget minded folks nor leave food critics turning up their noses. Their crust is among the best I’ve had in Los Angeles. Their ingredients are fresh. Their sauces are complex and sophisticated.
El Palenque – Known for a killer Mexican breakfast this place is must stop for authentic cuisine. Warm, local staff treat all customers as family and the environment is perfect for people of all ages.
Montecito Heights Architecture and Real Estate
From quaint bungalows to, remodeled 1910 craftsman’s, Montectio Heights and its real estate, is known for beautiful and often expansive homes. Many homes are built height with second level balconies and patios because with the opportunity for million dollar views, who wants to miss them.
With prices increases just as quickly as neighboring NELA neighborhoods Montecito heights will surely be the place to set roots. Privacy, views and land opportunities that you cant find anywhere else in LA will no longer be an option in the next couple of years.
Montecito Heights Historical Fun Facts
A Spanish town, El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles de Porciuncula, was founded in 1781. Its area included four square leagues and northeastern-most corner was in what became Montecito Heights.
All four corners of the original pueblo are today marked by plaques and the northeast one can be found in Ernest E. Debs Park. The area beyond the northeast corner was administered by Mission San Gabriel Arcángel, which still stands about ten kilometers east.