La Jolla's Muirlands Neighborhood
By Susan Laxson CRS, Realtor in Naples & Marco Island, FL
(Premiere Plus Realty)
MUIRLANDS in La Jolla is located on the western slopes of Mount Soledad and south of the La Jolla Country Club. Muirlands history goes as far back as the 1920's and is considered one of the first La Jolla neighborhoods to be developed along "Old Muirlands Drive". This historic road is where you can still see the original street gutters built by ocean pebble rock. It is reported that the original lots, now worth millions, were sold for $1,500 each in the 1930's! Muirlands features older estate homes and more modern homes built throughout this exclusive and coveted neighborhood. These lovely properties are situated on large lots and shaded by ancient, stately trees. Many of these fine homes have spectacular ocean views to the west. As the streets meander through the Muirlands neigh...