California’s Central Coast is on many lists of the best places to retire because we have so many highly rated attributes that experts agree contribute to a comfortable and happy retirement life. If you are looking for the perfect location to enhance your own retirement, Central Coast homes for sale are an excellent place to start your search. You may not need to look anywhere else.
Our climate is a definite factor in our favor. Temperatures year round are moderate with average highs in the fifties during the winter and in the seventies in the warmer months. There is plenty of sunshine and luminous blue skies that enhance any activity.
Our location between two large metropolitan cities gives you access to all the action Los Angeles and San Francisco have to offer. But actually living in a smaller, less hectic locale, bordered by the sand and ocean on the west and mountains, fertile fields and valleys on the east, makes some residents swear they are in paradise – the perfect location for retirement.
RECREATION, CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
It would require a life time to take advantage of the wide range of opportunities this region offers. Outdoor lovers have water sports, swimming, boating, surfing, fishing and just beachcombing to enjoy. Or you can walk, hike, climb, bike, roller blade or ride in a balloon. Golfers choose from a selection of courses to challenge their skill and delight their eyes.
Wine lovers have the sights and tastes of local vineyards to enjoy. Foodies are surrounded by the abundant fresh fish, and produce Mother Nature and the agriculture community provide. The area hosts a list of festivals during the year that celebrate everything from clams to classic cars and entertain tourists and residents alike.
Cal Poly offers university benefits ranging from a chance to stay up to date with lifelong learning to enjoying first rate performing arts. There are historical sites to visit, a number of museums and art galleries to explore, live theater and music. It takes more than a day to see the riches of Hearst Castle.
Health issues are a retiree’s concern. There are three major hospitals in the area providing a high level of patient care and a host of medical specialists for a variety of needs. We also have access to health professionals in Los Angeles and San Francisco. In addition, this area lends itself to healthful living with many opportunities for pleasant physical activity in fresh air and sunshine, healthy fresh food and a laid back lifestyle.
COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INVOLVEMENT
The Central Coast is a real community and residents value connection with their neighbors. Pismo Beach runs a senior ride program as well as Meals on Wheels. There are many easy opportunities to get to know each other in the normal activity of daily life. Join a club such as the Five Cities Newcomers Group, Grandmothers Club or Singles Over Sixty.
Volunteerism is abundant. Within twenty miles of Pismo Beach, you’ll find volunteer opportunities with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, to mentor a teenager, do wildlife rehab, work with rescue animals, and that is just a short list of what is available.
There is a housing choice here for every retirement lifestyle. You can have a single family home with a large area for your gardening or a carefree condominium closer to the action in town. Golfers may choose to live in a golf community. Upscale amenities and pampering of every kind are available in some active adult communities. Assisted living options allow residents to obtain services depending on their requirements.
This information is only a taste of our benefits and is meant to give you a picture of what life is like when you retire to Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo or other towns in the Central Coast. Let me show you what all the” best places to retire” list makers have been talking about. I have all the local information and resources you will need to identify the best Pismo Beach home for sale to meet your needs, requirements and finances. Call me at 805-709-3297 or send an email in the form below. We can start looking for your own piece of paradise.