San Simeon

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San Simeon

Home to the world-famous Hearst Castle along scenic Highway 1, San Simeon offers sweeping views of the dramatic coastline. A short drive north leads to Ragged Point and Big Sur. An elephant seal rookery is situated on the west side of the highway. The beaches here are untarnished and beautiful.

Climate

On average, there are 286 sunny days per year in San Simeon. The July high is around 64 degrees. The January low is 46.  The climate here is “desert.” During the year, there is virtually no rainfall in San Simeon. The highest monthly average temperature in San Simeon for September is 59 degrees. The lowest monthly average temperature in San Simeon for April is 53 degrees.

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Culture

Ocean lovers will find what they need in San Simeon. Enjoy oceanfront camping, whale watching, fishing, and kayaking. You will also discover spa treatments and wine tasting.

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Schools

There are five schools near San Simeon: three high schools, one middle school, and one elementary school. All of them are in Cambria. There are no private schools. Cal Poly and Cuesta College are just 30 minutes away.

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Market

Living in San Simeon comes at a cost. Home prices dropped 0.2 percent this year. Some homes in San Simeon offer panoramic ocean views.

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Lifestyle

Enjoy oceanfront dining with floor-to-ceiling windows. Menu samplings include catch of the day and local, seasonal cuisine. You may spot some surfers at the breakfast buffet.

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San Simeon Real Estate

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