With over 25,000 residents in the Pacific Palisades, homes in the Village Bluffs can feel like a small self-sustaining city in itself. There are picnic-friendly parks, tennis courts, football fields, baseball diamonds, basketball courts and other recreational centers. Homes in the Village Bluffs can fall either into the Marquez Elementary or Palisades Elementary school districts. The Palisades Charter High School serves all of the neighborhoods in the area. Just a few minutes' walk to the Village will take you to small cafes. restaurants, boutique shops and even a weekly farmer's market. For those looking for a little more to do on the weekends, food, shopping and nightlife are all just a short commute away from the vibrant, neighboring Santa Monica.
Those who have homes in the Village Bluffs can also attest to their perfect proximity to nature. The 117-acre Palisades Park nearly surrounds the Via de la Paz Bluffs while the mouth of Temescal Gateway Park sits above the El Medio Bluffs, north of Sunset Boulevard. True to its name, this park has a multitude of trails that lead to great hikes through the canyons and grasslands of Topanga State Park, Will Rogers State Historic Park and the 20,000-acre "Big Wild". Of course, taking a dip in the Pacific is an equally rewarding luxury for those who live nearby.