Cayucos

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Cayucos

This quaint resort town exudes a nostalgic California beach town vibe with its relaxed atmosphere and slower pace. Situated on the Estero Bay,  Cayucos provides quiet waters for enjoying the ocean. Cayucos offers endless opportunities for adventure: surf or kayak in morning, ride your bike in the afternoon, and enjoy a restaurant or local tavern in the evening.

Climate

On average, there are 284 sunny days per year in Cayucos. The July high is around 65 degrees. The January low is 44. In Cayucos, the summers are comfortable, arid, and clear, and the winters are cool, wet, and partly cloudy. Enjoy mild seasons with cool but sunny summers and sunny, mild winters.

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Culture

Explore fresh produce at the weekly Friday Farmer’s Market, visit the spa, or fish from Cayucos’ newly restored historic pier. Annual events include Cayucos Fireworks Show, 4th of July, Rock to Pier Run, Festival Mozaic, Harmony Wine & Beer Festival, Estero Bluffs Clean-up, and the Classic Car Show. The waterfront in Cayucos is suitable for diving, swimming, surfing and kayaking. A lifeguard is on duty in the summer. Miles of shoreline provide opportunities to collect rocks, shells, and driftwood. Cayucos Beach boasts white sand, a children’s play area, picnic tables, and barbecues.

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Schools

There is one elementary school in Cayucos and is rated above average by greatschools.org.  Two private schools are available in nearby Morro Bay. Cuesta Community College and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo University are within 15 miles of city limits.

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Market

The median home value in Cayucos is $847,166. Home values increased 0.8 % in the past year, and Zillow predicts they will rise 2.9 % within the next year. Although it is one of the most expensive communities to purchase within San Luis Obispo County, the oceanfront properties are still well below that of its Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara counterparts.

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Lifestyle

Dining is both casual and easy. Most eating establishments are located on North Ocean Avenue, so you will enjoy an ocean view from any place you choose. Offerings include coffee, pies, omelets, fish tacos, pizza, locally caught seafood, and famous brown butter sea salt cookies. Cayucos’ smoked fish tacos are best enjoyed while strolling the nearby dog-friendly beach. While you are in the downtown area, shop boardwalk antique stores and browse artwork at the gallery.

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Cayucos Real Estate

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