Old Town - Seal Beach
Dating back to the mid-1860s, the eastern area of what is now Old Town Seal Beach became known as Anaheim Landing. A warehouse and wharf built on the small bay were Anaheim Creek emptied into the ocean. For a few years, Anaheim Landing rival to San Pedro for its volume of shipping but with the arrival of the railroad in Anaheim in 1875, activity at the landing tapered off. Today, Old Town is a prominent tourist destination, historic Landing, and a fabulous place to call home. Read on below the listings to learn more about Old Town, Seal Beach's prominent downtown neighborhood.
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More About Old Town
They say that Old Town is where the beach meets Main Street. This quaint, beachside community is nestled between Long Beach and Huntington Beach. It features an old-fashioned historic district at the edge of the beach just off the pier at Main Street and Ocean Avenue. Main Street is a stretch of restaurants and shops, boutiques, and trendy hotspots, making Forbes list of America's Friendliest Towns.
There are three main components to Seal Beach, The Hill, Bridgeport, and Old Town, which stretches from the Pacific Coast Highway to the ocean, San Gabriel River to Seal Beach Boulevard.
Things to do in Old Town
Whether you're visiting for the day or a newcomer to Seal The beach, there are plenty of things to do and see to really explore the Old Town neighborhood. You could rent a bike along the coast and explore residential streets. Eat at some of the best restaurants in town from Sweet Jill's Bakery, and Old Town staple, to ethnic cuisine, quick snacks, and fabulous sandwiches and fine dining. Shopping is also a popular pastime as main Street is lined with clothing shops, salons, home decor stores, surf shops, boutiques, and more.
Or, simply take a stroll along the pier. Seal Beach Here is the second largest wood pier in the state of California and is been featured in several Hollywood films such as American Sniper and As Good As It Gets. The pier is 1865 feet long and is a perfect place to watch the sunset, take in the sights or people watch, or even fish.
Most of the activity happens on Main Street between the highway and Ocean Ave. Javatinis Gelato offers some of the tastiest gelato anywhere in the county and Kaito Sushi makes a mean Dragon Roll! (Hint - Try the Hey Jude Roll!) Grab a lamb kabob or gyro steak fries at Athens West.
"Visit Old Town Seal Beach for an experience unlike any other. A business district made up of independently owned shops, restaurants, coffee houses, salons and MORE! The best part is Main St. starts at PCH and takes you right to the BEACH!" - ShopMainStreetSealBeach
Old Town Schools
Residents with school-age children are part of the Los Alamitos unified school district and most students are assigned to J. H., McGaugh Elementary School, just a half a mile from most homes in Old Town. Other schools assigned to students is the Weaver elementary school, McAuliffe middle school, Los Alamitos high school. These are some of the top schools in the Old Town, Seal Beach area.
"Los Alamitos was a wonderful high school to attend. There were so many opportunities for students to engage in sports, clubs, or other extracurricular activities. The teachers were kind, supportive, and creative." - Niche.com
Old Town Real Estate
Real estate in Old Town consists of palm tree-lined streets and older neighborhoods with a great mix of historic bungalows, modern homes and condo/townhomes. Home prices start at around $900,000 up to $4,000,000. You'll find beach bungalows, homes above retail outlets and residential properties dating back to the 1940s up to today.
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